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Green Smoothies – the why and the what

I drink green smoothies. Everyday or every other day, you can bet that I’m throwing a ton of vegetables into a blender and whipping up a green concoction. People usually wrinkle their noses at me when they see it. I’ll be honest. I drink them because they’re good for me. Not because they taste wonderful. But they’re not all bad. You get used to ...

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Recipes for a fancy meal … Lamb with a side of Brussel Sprouts, Bacon, and Apples

Phuc and Paula Luu know how to host a dinner party. They have made it onto my blog several times for their delicious food and fun times. The following is part of a dinner menu that is definitely worth sharing. The lamb recipe is simple and tasty - and it impresses guests! The side dish was also a fantastic combination that I would never have thought to try. Phuc let ...

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No one should eat alone on Sundays

 It's not fun to eat alone. When I went to college, I moved far from home to a school where I knew no one. Freshmen were required to buy a cafeteria meal plan, and I made a personal vow: Never eat alone. The result was that I had to be bold. If my classmates or roommate didn't eat with me, that meant I had to take my tray and approach someone at a table. ...

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Easy Party Appetizer: Cream Cheese and Spicy Jelly Cracker Dip

My in-laws' party appetizer of choice this past month was so simple but tasty I had to share it. We had it three times in the course of a week, and I still haven't tired of it. If you are looking for an extra item to serve at your New Year's Eve party, consider Cream Cheese and Spicy Jelly Cracker Dip. All you do is unwrap a block of cream cheese, set it on a ...

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Cantonese-Style Crab Recipe

Our friend, Phuc Luu, recently taught us how to cook crab. Crabs are usually a special treat because they are fairly expensive to buy at the restaurant. Making them at home cuts the cost down quite a bit. But having never personally seen how they were cooked, we have never tried. Turns out it is not so difficult! Phuc let us into his kitchen and taught us a special ...

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Rice and Beans recipes … the amazingly delicious Puerto Rican way

Rice and beans are staple foods among most people groups around the world. The different varieties and various flavorings make them versatile side dishes. Financial planner Dave Ramsey jokes about how the only foods you get to eat when you're working to get out of debt are rice and beans, beans and rice. But if everyone made these two dishes the way my friend, Irma, ...

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Salad or Candy?

If given the choice – salad or candy – is there really a decision to be made? I mean, really. I despise salad. All vegetables are gross. And salad is just a bunch of vegetables piled upon each other. My parents used to make me eat vegetables at dinner. Corn was okay. So were potatoes. But broccoli, carrots, spinach, and the rest? Yuck! I complained so much ...

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My favorite place to study and work

Panera Bread warms my heart. From town to town, it has been my favorite place to study and work. What I love about it: Free coffee refills Free wifi Iced sugar cookies and cinnamon crunch bagels Creamy tomato soup and Black bean soup Outlets to plug in my devices MyPanera membership periodically giving free food items A relaxed atmosphere Pretty ...

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What I eat for breakfast

I’m a sucker for breakfast food. I wish I could eat it at every meal. When on vacation, I love finding the best local breakfast restaurant. Breakfast food makes me so happy that I sometimes become one of those people who take pictures of their plate to share with friends and family. (My brothers make fun of me for this.) Why do I love it so? I've thought ...

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