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Blueberry Lemon Muffins

This is my favorite “go to” recipe for blueberry muffins. I love the combination of lemon and blueberries, and I use both lemon zest and Fiori do Sicilia, a...

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Gluten Free Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have been looking at adding some gluten free recipes onto our blog for those that are sensitive. When I first looked at this recipe, I had a hard...

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Homemade Almond Milk

I switched from regular milk to almond milk about 6 months ago and never looked back. I use almond milk just about anywhere I would use regular milk; in...

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The Paleo Plan – Good For You, Or Too Good To Be True?

If you have been following nutrition trends over the past five years, good or bad, then I’m sure you’ve heard about the Paleo Plan, also called the Primal Plan...

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Quinoa Pilaf With Dried Cherries and Almonds

This healthy and flavorful quinoa side dish is a great staple recipe. As seen in this recipe, a Sprouted Quinoa Trio blend that I found at Whole Foods was...

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Chicken Thighs With Lemon, Honey & Ginger

We are leaving for Umbria Wednesday, so I will be closing down my kitchen tomorrow. It has been an interesting past couple of weeks as I did my best...

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Grilled Salmon Salad With Berries

My husband and I were at the beach recently and enjoyed lunch at a seaside restaurant. I had my usual Caesar Salad with Grilled Shrimp, but my husband had...

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For Cinco di Mayo – Healthy Mexican Options When Dining Out

When one is making a concerted effort to eat healthier, whether it is to lose weight or simply improve their daily diet, it can be difficult to know which...