Plum dipping sauce for shrimp & veggies

Plum dipping sauce for tempura shrimp and veggies.. this would also go really well with duck or pork!

My husband and I were talking; we decided it’s time to give prunes a better reputation. I think they may be a little misunderstood. In fact, I know they are. When I brought home a bag of Sunsweet® Amaz!n™ Prunes my husband, the man who taught me how to cook, said: “I didn’t know that prunes were… 

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easy baked Jalapeño Shrimp Wontons

So, I'm basically obsessed with these as a snack, appetizer or even as a light, healthy meal!

Do you ever come across an idea that’s so simple, and straightforward and delicious that you basically just make it over and over again? Guys, that’s this. We were introduced to a more savory version of this treat by a Vietnamese friend who used pork belly and fried these little bad boys. Nom nom. While… 

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25 Winter casseroles to keep you warm

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I curated these recipes while working with Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. I’m getting dangerously close to the end of the wire here. While temperatures are dropping lower than ever, this family is craving time outside in the sun and a light breeze in our hair. Today we might be fortunate enough to see temperatures… 

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dairy free Rice Pudding

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Its here, yall. It’s 2015! and I’m telling you, this is the year! We’ve talked about New Years Resolutions already, I know it’s on many minds this month. As moms so many of us are struggling to find that balance between taking care of everything around us and taking care of ourselves. It’s tough; its… 

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Feta and spinach muffins

Spinach is high in iron and contains many vitamins and minerals that are essential for a healthy body. The feta is salty and crumbly and having chunks dispersed throughout the muffin is just pure taste-bud heaven.

These muffins are packed with spinach and are a great way to get your kids to eat veggies. Perfect both warm or cold, they make great lunches or snacks. Aren’t these just the tastiest-looking muffins you ever did come across? It’s no secret that I absolutely love muffins. They can be sweet, savoury, fatty or… 

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My new year’s detox

DL revAMP is the first USDA Certified Organic, plant-based food detox of its kind. Get a $100 discount with a promo code: REVAMP

Is getting healthy one of your resolutions for 2015? I’m so excited to share with you my experience working with the DL revAMP detox program. Read on to see what I thought of it and to get a $100 off discount for yourself. 1 in 3 adults make New Year’s resolutions, and I’m pretty sure… 

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Easy bread machine recipe

This EASY bread machine recipe uses honey as a sweetener and part whole wheat flour. The best sandwich bread I've made!

I have a love hate relationship with baking. On the one hand, I really love eating fresh bread. I remember spending hours in the kitchen, kneading and leavening, following lengthy directions from my favorite Bread Bible. These days though, I just don’t have time for that. (Or patience, not to mention counter space.) I’m on… 

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White chocolate banana bread

This white chocolate and banana loaf is sweet and moist. The top comes out very crispy while the inside remains moist and fluffy.

Every time I think of bananas, Despicable Me 2 comes to mind. You know, that movie with those cute yellow minions running around getting peoples’ jobs done that have adorable voices that say “ba-na-na-na-naaas. Hehehehe.” That’s by far my favorite part. So I have a banana recipe for you today. A ba-na-na-naaaa recipe. Hehehehe. Hah,… 

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