Monthly Archives: December 2014


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Christmas in Michigan

Happy Monday! Did you have a good holiday?! Mine was good—Steve and I spent the week at home in Michigan visiting family and friends. We arrived on Monday evening and went straight to Tim Hortons (as always!) and sat inside to enjoy a cup of joe together. Then we headed […]


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Creamy Tomato Soup with Roasted Chickpeas 2

Happy day after Christmas! I cannot believe how quick the holidays came and went. At the start of November, we were all geared up for Christmas music and holiday cheer and just like that it’s all over until next year. Anyway, I sure hope you had a lovely holiday season […]


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Andes Mint Chocolate Cookies

You didn’t think I’d actually go the entire holiday season without posting a cookie recipe did you? Not a chance! I love cookies, you love cookies, so let’s all eat cookies. Nom, nom, nom! How Cookie Monster of us. But, these aren’t just any cookie—there’s mint involved…and not just any […]


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Strawberry-Pear Apple Butter Smoothie

I think the holiday season has me in a healthy state of mind, which is quite opposite the norm, if I do say so myself. When cold weather hits, I’d much rather stay curled up under the blankets of my warm bed instead of heading to the gym for a […]


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Veggie Quinoa Salad

You might have noticed that I’m a newbie quinoa lover. You know, with this being my second quinoa recipe in a row and all. I just can’t help myself! Maybe your familiar with quinoa, maybe you’re not, so let’s start by saying it’s pronounced KEEN-wah, not KEY-noah…which I think would […]


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Soul-Soothing African Peanut Stew

Now is the time when I really start to crave chili, soups, and stews for dinner. You know, right around that 40 degree mark when it’s just cold enough to want a meal that’ll warm your soul. I came across this Soul-Soothing African Peanut Stew while reading through The Oh […]