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Healthy Pancake Recipe

I love to cook, it is one of my favorite things to do and was actually the how I started blogging; I was in cooking school and began sharing my favorite recipes online. One of the biggest things I took away from cooking school, was how unhealthy many of the recipes were. I knew there had to be a healthier way to cook great tasting food. Finding recipes that taste great and are also better for our bodies, is something…

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Easy and Delicious Torte Recipe

I did it, I fell prey to the Costco disease. I mean how can you not? So many great deals! The only problem with this is that I currently do not have a Costco-size household. For example, while we were shopping my friend warned me that I didn’t need the bag of 15 plums, I didn’t listen…but she was correct. So many plums, too little time! I ate about 5 plums before the rest started to get overripe. I felt…

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What is Irish Soda bread, and is it good for you?

March is the month for Irish whiskey, coffee, St.Patty’s day, Irish mash, and… Irish soda bread? This bread was everywhere in Amsterdam when I visited, and it got me wondering what is in this bread so beloved by Europeans. I know what you’re probably thinking, and no, it’s not bread made with Soda. This bread is a traditional bread that originated in Ireland and has made it’s way to the rest of Europe. Even more, with St. Patty’s day around…

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5 Reasons to Love Matcha Tea and How to Make Matcha Lattes at Home

This post was sponsored by Pure Leaf. Thought green tea couldn’t get any better? Think again! There’s a reason matcha green tea is my go-to drink. The powdered texture of matcha makes it perfect for making a cozy latte during the fall and winter. Plus, the benefits of matcha never go out of season. For my matcha, I trust Pure Leaf for a consistently great brew with a delicious taste and pure, high-quality leaves. When it comes to tea, the…

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5 Simple Tips to staying Slim, Healthy and Happy this Holiday Season

October is here, and with it three major holidays full of dinner parties with irresistible food, an abundance of desserts and candy surrounding you, and dates with friends with holiday-flavored lattes and cocktails. With all of the hype, the busyness of our schedules, and irresistible comfort foods around us constantly, it can be hard to keep our health and weight goals. It’s no wonder that we are all pledging to lose weight when January 1st comes around! Follow this 5 simple tips…

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