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Delicious ways with beans and a Mexican recipe

Delicious ways with beans and a Mexican recipe

Did you know that people who eat beans on a regular basis weigh on average, 7 lbs less than people who don’t?   Beans.  If you ate just 1 cup of beans a day, you would get half the daily recommended amount of 21-25 g that we’re all supposed to have.  Chances are that the… Continue Reading

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healthy carrot cake, anyone?

healthy carrot cake, anyone?

You know what I hate doing?  Wasting food!  I absolutely can’t stand throwing away food that is going to waste, just waiting to get cooked or eaten.  Trash is a huge problem in this country and food waste is almost half of the issue.  My jaw about dropped when I just read this fact from the NRDC:… Continue Reading

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14 ways with squash

14 ways with squash

You know what’s even sadder than the end of summer?  The huge piles of veggies from the garden going uneaten!  If you have ever grown vegetables or fruit at some point, you know what I’m talking about.  You’ve just about had your fill of corn, squash, strawberries, you name it.  I love, or loved squash… Continue Reading

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A huge undertaking for a novice baker

A huge undertaking for a novice baker

Ok, so send me well wishes this weekend as I attempt to make this cake for Easter.  http://wickedgoodkitchen.com/white-velvet-layer-cake-with-strawberry-raspberry-mascarpone-buttercream/ I’m pretty sure this is what dreams are made of; fluffy dollops of pink frosting, moist layers of cake with the words “buttercream” and “white velvet” in for good measure. Now this lady is a pro.  Like,… Continue Reading

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A cake for dad

Sounds like a good movie title, huh? Well, this is a little overdue, but I made this delicious German Chocolate Cake for my dad’s birthday a couple of weeks ago.  And let me preface with this; it was my first time baking in my new “old” home, complete with a circa 1950’s oven, and…my first… Continue Reading

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delicious flashbacks

I’m back and boy, have I missed blogging!  In fact, since a dear member of my family has been in the hospital, Sheila, (my computer) I haven’t even thought about posting anything.  She may be able to get off life support and come home soon (fingers crossed), but she’s still at Dr. Erica’s office.  So today,… Continue Reading

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