Beating the Winter Blues with Food

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Now, I can’t say that this is an issue for me because I LOVEEEE the wintertime, but many people struggle with seasonal depression.  Oftentimes, at this time of the year, people become sad and depressed, as they slowly count the days to warmer weather and longer, brighter days.  Well, I can’t make spring come any… Read more »

Eight Master Baking Tips

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For many people, the holiday season means tons and tons of baking! I mean, how else are we going to gain those 10 lbs. that we will vow to lose come January 1st, if we don’t bake lots of tasty treats?! Believe it or not, cooking and baking are NOT the same thing. Just look… Read more »

10 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin Puree

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For any of you who follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, you’ve probably seen this picture I recently posted. The lid of Libby’s Pure Pumpkin had helpful tips on using canned pumpkin puree when baking, which by the way, doing so makes the recipes low fat and vegan! That’s a win-win for a chef… Read more »

Oh my – eat the whole veggie!

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How many of you throw away parts of vegetables simply because you don’t know what to do with it, or you think it shouldn’t be eaten? Guilty. As. Charged. Well, have no fear, because I have come across some great info from my fav chef, Rachael Ray ( https://www.rachaelraymag.com/), on how to use those parts that… Read more »