Monthly Archive: May 2011

Almond Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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Smooth, creamy, sinfully delightful, luscious, oh my goodness – what’s in this cookie, can I have another? These are just some of the comments that were made when we tried my latest baking adventure yesterday. When my sugar loving son raves about something that is on the healthier side I know I have a winner! …

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Almond Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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Smooth, creamy, sinfully delightful, luscious, oh my goodness – what’s in this cookie, can I have another? These are just some of the comments that were made when we tried my latest baking adventure yesterday. When my sugar loving son raves about something that is on the healthier side I know I have a winner! …

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Something new – Trader Joe’s & Whole Foods Shopping Lists

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Frequently I am asked what I buy at Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods. These are two of my favorite stores but I know when you go for the first time it can be overwhelming. Over the past two weeks, I have scanned my pantry, freezer and two refrigerators (yes we have two refrigerators and also …

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Marinated Cucumbers

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These make a nice little side dish when having pulled chicken sandwiches. The thin skinned English cucumbers work well for this recipe and the bonus is you don’t need to peel them!   Marinated Cucumbers 1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons light brown sugar or date sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 English cucumber, sliced thinly …

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Pulled Chicken Sandwiches / Slow Cooker

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It can’t get any easier than this recipe for making pulled chicken sandwiches. You will be amazed at how much flavor the chicken breasts have after just a few hours of cooking. The chicken is coated on both sides with a flavor packed rub and then covered with a super simple barbecue sauce. The house smelled …

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