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Summer Salad Recipe: Grilled Shrimp and Avocado Salad

When it comes to shrimp salad recipes, I feel like I’ve tried them all. I’m always hoping to come across a recipe that will surprise me. This shrimp and avocado salad recipe has been one of my favorite finds. It’s healthy, packed with flavor, and very filling. If you want to satisfy your cravings while maintaining your summer body, this is a must try! I first came across this recipe through my Pinterest. It was originally posted by here one…

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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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