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Sauteed Vegetable Crustless Quiche

Sauteed Vegetable Crustless Quiche

Editor’s Note & Disclosure: Jones Dairy Farm provided me a coupon to try a Jones Dairy Farm Product. I used the coupon to create the recipe in this post. All opinions expressed are my own. Simple dinners are the best. Especially during the...

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Healthy Holiday Gifts

Healthy Holiday Gifts

The holidays can often be a time of indulgence, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We can simplify the holidays and really focus on the true meaning of the season. Instead of just collecting more ‘stuff’ on the holidays, focus on providing your...

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Cardamom Pumpkin Apple Oatmeal

Cardamom Pumpkin Apple Oatmeal

Do you still have a carbohydrate hangover from the Thanksgiving holiday? I definitely enjoyed some of my favorite foods but I’m ready to get back on track with a healthy eating routine for the week. Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of...

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Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

Editor’s Note & Disclosure: Jones Dairy Farm provided me with the ingredients to create the recipe reviewed in this post. All the opinions expressed are my own. Happy Thanksgiving! I’m giving thanks today for a lot things in my life and...

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Farm to Fork at Wyebrook Farm

Farm to Fork at Wyebrook Farm

When I saw an article in Martha Stewart Living about Wyebrook Farm located in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania (about an hour outside of Philadelphia) I knew I wanted to visit this place with my husband.  The farm focuses on sustainable agriculture...

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Chocolate Avocado Dirt Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Dirt Pudding

I loved chocolate “dirt” pudding cups as a child and wanted to create something similar but a little better for us. This better-for-you chocolate pudding is totally dairy-free, full of healthy fats (avocado), potassium (banana) and...

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Wine Tours and Grape Pies

Wine Tours and Grape Pies

New York’s Finger Lakes are a must-see in the fall. The colorful leaves, roadside produce stands, sparkling lakes and vineyards make it a beautiful destination this time of year. I was fortunate enough to spend a wonderful weekend camping...

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Adding Fall Flavors to Breakfast

Adding Fall Flavors to Breakfast

This Saturday I was on Fox45 News in Baltimore discussing strategies for incorporating pumpkin into our breakfast meals this fall. There are so many options for pumpkin-flavored items in the fall but many of those items don’t contain any real...

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Coconut Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Coconut Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

I have to admit when I first saw pumpkin smoothies I was a little skeptical at first, I mean I like pumpkin but I wasn’t sure about in a smoothie. I’m definitely glad I tried it because it tastes like a decadent dessert without the massive amount...

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Spiced Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

Spiced Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? All cookies? Probably not, but low sugar-added breakfast cookies, yes! These are packed with whole ingredients like rolled oats, dried fruit, nuts and seeds and the best part about this recipe is that you can really...

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Pumpkin Spice Parfaits

Pumpkin Spice Parfaits

Pumpkin is one of my favorite flavors in the fall. Not only is it delicious but it is also a nutrition superstar providing beta carotene, one of the plant carotenoids that the body converts to Vitamin A. Pumpkin is also a fantastic high nutrient...

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Fall, Football and Food

Fall, Football and Food

As a Penn State alum, one of my favorite seasons was fall. The crisp air, the colorful, crunchy leaves on the ground, and of course, the vibrant atmosphere of downtown on home game weekends with the Blue Band playing fight songs and cheerleaders...

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