Five Friday Favorites 10.24.14

October 23, 2014 TGIF, friends!  Here's a few of my favorites this week, running the gamut from food to beauty care to kitchen aids and a fun little basket my husband gave me!     Glasslock Containers Little by little, piece-by-piece, my kitchen is slowly becoming a 100% plastic-free zone.  Glass is my preferred medium when it comes to storing food:  it doesn't leach chemicals, cleans easily, doesn't hold onto odors and is inexpensive. My favorite glass storage products are these Glasslock containers, which I found at The Container Store (check Amazon too!)  ...

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Five Friday Favorites 10.24.14

TGIF, friends!  Here's a few of my favorites this week, running the gamut from food to beauty care to kitchen aids and a fun little basket my husband gave me!     Glasslock Containers Little by little, piece-by-piece, my kitchen is slowly becoming...

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Five Friday Favorites 10.17.2014

Happy Friday, everyone!  Is it me or are the weeks FLYING by?  I've got some new favorites to share!   neat-os I am crazy about these neat-os bags.  Rachel, the founder of neat-os, came to one of my cooking classes and gave...

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Five Friday Favorites

Hi friends!  A few of my cooking class students suggested that I post onto my blog every week a few of my favorite products that I mention on Instagram, Facebook and in my classes.  They thought it would be...

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whole wheat pumpkin chocolate chip bars (refined sugar-free)

whole grain pumpkin chocolate chip bars Halloween is next week and it is a big day for treats!  I'll admit, the last few years I haven't posted any sweets before Halloween because I figured there's plenty of candy to go around.  Who needs another food from the sugar category?  Upon rethinking, I've decided there is...

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cauliflower mashed potatoes recipe

cauliflower mashed potatoes My husband has no choice but to eat what I make every night because there are no other options and the man does not cook.  That said, if I'm being totally honest, I think he would rather eat lasagne and cheeseburgers over quinoa and brown rice bakes.  I do,...

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turkey and pinto bean sloppy joes recipe (vegetarian version, too!)

turkey and pinto bean sloppy joes Last summer, my son came home after two weeks at sleep-away camp and couldn't wait to tell me about an amazing food that I obviously had never heard of or eaten.  He assumed this because if I had ever enjoyed such culinary perfection, I would have surely been delighting...

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Apple Pie Granita recipe (refined sugar-free)

apple pie granitas My grandparents had a cute place in the Pocono mountains when I was growing up.  We would go for a week in the summer and occasionally for a long weekend during Thanksgiving and Presidents' weekend.  Summers were the best though, because we were always outside playing badminton or bocce...

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