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Strawberry Milkshake

Well, summer certainly came in with a bang. It’s been crazy hot around here — several days over 100 degree  (gross, I know) — which means smoothies and juices have been quickly ushered into the spot of “primary food group” this past week. Right now ...

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The New Fast Food: Wraps

Let’s talk life for a minute. The word “busy” has become one of the top five things people say when you innocently ask them “how are you doing?” (I’ve personally banned myself from responding with it, because I’ve decided I don’t like the ongoing ...

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This chocolate cake has some crazy secrets

I have a confession to make. I’m really not much of a baker. As someone who is a serial offender of trying to “break the rules” when it comes to making recipes, baking is far too strict for me, and my brave ...

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Annual Tradition: Holiday Truffles

As I write this, I am snuggled up in an arm chair at my dad’s house, my comfiest sweatpants tucked into overly fluffy socks, while the scent of this morning’s waffles still lingers in the air. Looking out the window at the ...

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Cauliflower Rice

Whether you’re going grain-free, looking for a tasty way to reduce calories and amp up nutrition, or simply obsessed with cauliflower like me, mastering the simple art of making fluffy cauliflower “rice” is a game-changing way to increase your daily veggie consumption. ...

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Halloween Treats! Superfood Monster Heads

I had the pleasure of joining the founder of Beaming, Lisa Odenweller, and Brad Wills on Fox 5 San Diego last week to talk about ways to “Trick Out Your Halloween Treats” … via, you guessed it, SUPERFOODS!

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5 amazing superfood chocolates

One thing I particularly appreciate about this season is getting asked quite a bit about a subject that’s rather dear to my heart: chocolate. And, jumping on the excuse, I always end up making a few new chocolate candy recipes, clearly inspired ...

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Maple-Maca Ice Cream

Once upon a time, I had a full-blown ice cream addiction, and it wasn’t a pretty sight. It was ritualistic summer days of pint-sized fun, the inevitable “just a little something sweet after dinner,” and a laughable accruement of cookie-dough bites and ...