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    Almond Energy Bars

    March 12, 2014

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    Looking for a mid-morning or afternoon snack that is nutritious, satisfying, and tastes great? Well, look no further. This snack is for you! Made with rolled oats, brown rice cereal, almond flour, sliced almonds, and dried cranberries, these Almond Energy Bars will fill you up and please your taste buds at the same time. Unlike packaged energy […]

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    Maple-Cinnamon Sweet Potato Pancake

    If you’ve read Carrots ‘N’ Cake for any length of time, you know that I love pancakes, like love them. When I make them at home, I mostly stick to healthy versions because they fill me up and satisfy me much better than traditional recipes. That said, this recipe for Maple-Cinnamon Sweet Potato Pancakes is another […]

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    Blueberry Pie for One

    August 21, 2013

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    I love dessert recipes that are delicious and semi-healthy at the same time. It’s like getting the best of both worlds! Having your carrots and eating your cake too (or something like that)! This recipe for “blueberry pie” is so simple to make and takes just five minutes (or less) to prepare from start to […]

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    Multiple Shopping Trips

    August 19, 2013

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    I hope your week is off to a wonderful start! I splurged and bought fresh flowers for the house yesterday with the hope of them kicking off a fabulous week—so far, so good! This week’s grocery shopping was all over the place: Stop & Shop, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and Walmart. Of course, I love […]

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    Toaster Oven Pizza for One

    November 26, 2012

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    I’ve been having a lot of fun with the almond flour/meal lately. Here’s another delicious recipe for you! Ingredients: 1/2 cup almond flour/meal 1 tbsp liquid egg whites 1 tsp ground flaxseed meal 1/2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp garlic powder pinch of salt Directions: Combine all ingredients in a bowl; blend well. Roll batter […]

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    Microwavable English Muffin

    November 26, 2012

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    Good morning! Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Mine was pretty low-key, but really nice. Mal and I were lazy bums and ended up watching the entire first season of American Horror Story. (Thanks to all of you who suggested it!) It’s such an intense and mysterious show, we just couldn’t stop watching it— sort […]

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    Fall Field Day

    November 4, 2012

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    Hi, again! Here’s a recap of yesterday morning and afternoon. I had a nice, little Saturday! Breakfast I went to bed pretty early on Friday night (drank wine, watched a movie), so I woke up insanely early (and hungry) on Saturday morning. I was in the mood for pancakes, so I broke out the Griddler […]

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