5 Budget-Friendly Meals

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The price of gas may have gone down, but the price of groceries is higher than ever! When it comes to budget-friendly meals, I set aside those recipes that call for expensive ingredients, tighten my purse strings and figure out ways to pinch …
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High-Protein Vegetarian Cookbook: Vegetarian Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will Love

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Before I even cracked this cookbook open, I knew how I was going to start this post: "The first question I get when I tell people I don't eat meat is, 'But how do you get enough protein?'" I can't even count how many times I've had this …
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No Joke, I Can’t Get Enough of the Roasted Nuts

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Everywhere I seem to go these days it's nuts, nuts, nuts. (And before you go thinking that I'm going to make yet another obvious nut joke, take heart: I'm so obsessed with nuts these days that I can't even make a joke about them! Yes, it's serious.) …
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3 Chocolates for Your Valentine’s Day Fix

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Now, you know that there are some great health benefits to dark chocolate, but let me tell you, I know from experience that a really delicious chocolate treat can also benefit your relationship, especially on a special day. You know, like Valentine's …
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Meal Planning for a Crowd

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It was a pleasure to help with Jenn’s baby shower last month, but I must admit it was one heck of a challenge. Food allergies, intolerance and various styles of eating can make meal planning for a large group a bit tricky. Since Jenn’s body …
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Hunger for Life: Homebound and Hangry

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One of the best things about working with fellow foodies with fit booties is that we know the importance of comfort foods. Exhibit A: the Sprinkles Cupcakes my colleagues at Fit Bottomed sent over after my recent ankle reconstruction …
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