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Mushroom Barley Soup Recipe

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Soup is a very comforting and satisfying meal.  Soup can also be one of the healthiest and most enjoyable meals you eat if, you do it at home. Most canned soups are high in sodium and fat, but when you make it yourself, you...

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Agave Nectar and Fresh Rosemary

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Last week we had a house full of guests-it was nice having extra bodies around. We had a great time with our family and friends.  It is weird just being the two of us again. I guess it is time to get back to...

10 in 10 Healthy Challenge: Successful Goal Setting

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Happy New Year! Today is the first day of the Ten in 2010 Healthy Challenge. Have you set your health goals for 2010 yet? If not, there is still time. Here are some tips to help you create goals you can accomplish successfully this...

Favorite Recipes of 2009

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I can’t believe it is almost time to say goodbye to 2009. I always enjoy looking back-we had a busy year filled with fun, laughs, travels, work, hard times, the best of times, and of course tasty food:) We did more than our fair...

Oreo Cheesecake Bars

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We hope everyone had a joyous holiday weekend. We have family in town this week. We love having guests and extra mouths to feed. Last week I hosted a dessert party for a group of teenage girls in our neighborhood. I made Oreo Cheesecake...

Ten in 2010 Healthy Challenge

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Are you setting any health related goals for the New Year?  If so,  join me in the Ten in 2010 Healthy Challenge, organized by Lori from Recipe Girl. It starts on January 2nd and will go on for 10 weeks. Everyone is eligible to...

Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas to all who are celebrating today. We hope you are enjoying the holiday. We decided not to travel this year, so we have been enjoying a relaxing morning at home. It has been nice. I made Josh monkey bread-his favorite breakfast treat....

Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

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Do you wake up early on Christmas morning and sprint to the tree or do you slowly mozy down the stairs to see what Santa brought? When I was a kid, I was always the first one up-if I even went to sleep at...

Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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We decided to stay home for the holidays this year. We will miss our family and friends, but it is kind of nice not having to travel. This week should be nice and relaxing for us. I still can’t believe Christmas is on Friday....

Homemade Granola with Coconut, Dried Cranberries, and Almonds

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Only one week until Christmas! Are you on sugar overload yet? Today I am calming it down and sharing a healthy holiday treat-homemade granola. At my office, we have a healthy food policy. We are not supposed to bring in unhealthy food items to...