Monthly Archives: May 2014

New Granola Recipe (with coconut oil and no sugar)

While I love this granola recipe that I shared a while back, I decided I should try making some granola without sugar.  And you know what?  I don’t really miss the sugar. My “recipe” for this granola is very flexible, … Continue reading

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Current Favorite Healthy Snack: Smoothies

Yum! Breakfast foods! I didn’t used to be a smoothie person.  When I started making my own delicious smoothies I suddenly became a smoothie person.  It was like one switch turned off my smoothie aversion and another switch turned on … Continue reading

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My Garden: First Year

I grew up in a big-time gardening family.  My parents gardened for necessity: the cheapest way to bring your large family high quality produce is to grow it yourself.  They still keep a big garden and are my go-to people … Continue reading

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The Best Homemade Guacamole: And it’s Simple!

Do you have any idea how embarrassing it is to eat at a Mexican restaurant with a man who doesn’t like guacamole?  Or how sad it is when all the popular people are posting Instagram pics with their avocado or … Continue reading

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New Favorite: Homemade Mozzarella Cheese

Cheese has always been a mystery to me.  A delicious mystery, but a mystery none the less.  Even now that I have made it I don’t quite understand how it works, I just know that it does. It was really … Continue reading

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Blogging Again! (For Real!)

I am finally making a plan for some real blogging again, since I realize I haven’t updated my blog since before Christmas. (What??!) So much has happened in the last few months, but I won’t get into that too much. … Continue reading

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