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CRANBERRY SOUR CREAM MUFFINS

We are so excited to share a seasonal muffin recipe with you that you can make year round from our friend, Janelle Shank, at Bakes in Slippers. Janelle went to culinary school and graduated with her baking and pastry certificate, quickly realizing that everyday baking wasn’t for her.  Soon, an interest in recipe development, food photography, and food writing lead to the decision to start…

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POWER O’S FUEL THE TRIATHLETE & KIDS

I love to hear the back stories of products.  When I heard the Maddy and Alex story, I got very intrigued and had to try their products.  As undergrads at the University of Denver, they decided to start a health food company, because they believe that everyone should have access to healthy food.  While they wanted to have great products, they also wanted to make…

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EASIEST SCONES EVER – ON THE MENU

Sometimes recipes can be “oh, so easy” and way delicious!  These Easiest Scones Ever are my “go to” recipe for an after school snack, when friends show up, to serve with afternoon tea – no clotted cream for me –  or just to have around the house on weekends.  I use organic ingredients, but that’s my choice. I usually put strawberries on top or whatever…

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Baked fennel, cabbage, potatoes, and cod
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BAKED COD WITH FRAGRANT VEGETABLES – ON THE MENU

When it comes to comfort food and real food, my mom takes the prize hands down.  Not only is she a great cook because she’s my mom, but she just also happens to be a professional chef.   This recipe for baked cod with fragrant vegetables, made with fennel, onions, cabbage, and potatoes, is one of my twins’ favorites.  They always ask for it when…

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HOMEMADE RICE CAKES – SIMPLE and HEALTHY

I’m always searching for ways to make easy, healthy, AND  tasty meals for my family.  It’s not always an easy task, but sometimes I stumble upon a recipe that works on so many levels.  These simple, healthy, homemade rice cakes are a favorite in our house, especially for breakfast.  We like to add either a poached or fried egg and place on a bed of…

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simple syrups summer drinks
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Do It Yourself Simple Syrups and Summer Drink Recipes

My husband and I are at a new stage in our lives.  With the twins off leading their own lives and my hubby no longer doing triathlons, we have a lot more time to play.  So, what are we doing you ask…We decided to learn how to make simple syrups and of course, Sunday afternoon drinks.  Great fun AND great practice for our next party! Perfecting…

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