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Salted Rosemary and Pecan Brittle

I learned to make brittle on a cold December day my junior year of college. I also learned to make candy the old fashioned way, WITHOUT a candy thermometer. I’m almost fairly sure my grandmother had one … mehbeh. Actually, knowing my grandmother, probably not. What I didn’t know (anything) about candy making, I learned (everything) that day. Which brings us to today … or rather a few weeks ago

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Avocado Egg Basket Bowl

Avocados are my favorite and I’ll eat them morning, noon, or night. This is one of my favorite ways to eat avocados – it’s warm, creamy, filling, and packed with good for you stuffs. I particularly love this dish after I’ve had a good work out – one reason: avocados are packed with potassium, more than bananas (which are probably the most recognized potassium packed fruit) – which as anyone

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Caramel-Beer Popcorn

Caramel-Beer Popcorn? The month of April has some pretty off the wall days for celebrations. April 1st, we celebrate Fools, the 9th we have National Name Yourself Day, on the 17th we appreciate bats *shudder*, National Tell a Lie day is the 4th (you can make up for those lies at the end of the month with National Honesty Day falling on the 30th). My favorites, aside from the whole

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Cranberry and Pecan Granola

I don’t know about you, but now that spring has made itself known I feel the need to break free from some of my normal “winter” foods. Confession: I’m a bit like a bear; all I want to do all winter is eat carbs and sleep. However as soon as the days get longer I jump all over fresh, light things: greens, berries, yogurt (more on this later), water, and

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Chocolate Season

I’m sure you’ve noticed by now all of the pastel colors, bunnies, and egg decorations. One of my favorite things about these items appearing on store shelves is the chocolate! Yes, I know there are other holidays that it is popular, but this is the only time you can get those oh so yummy Cadbury Eggs, Big Ears, and Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs! With chocolate like this so readily available, diets

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