Grilled Fruit Recipe: Sweet Fruit for a Sweet Valentine’s Day Treat

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You know that scene in Valentine's Day where Jessica Biel's character puts together an "I hate Valentine's Day party?" (You know which one I'm talking about!) Well, this grilled fruit recipe has nothing to do with that. Gotcha! As most of us can …
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Dreamy (Vegan!) Peppermint Patties

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One of my biggest vices in college (aside from the obvious trifecta of beer, pizza and sleeping until noon) was sugar. More specifically, the sugar that made up York Peppermint Patties. I'm not sure why they appealed to me so much, but there was …
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Vanilla Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries

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Unpretentious and insanely good --- that’s the only way to describe the classic Italian dessert, panna cotta. And also smooth, and definitely creamy. And did I forget versatile and impressive, yet so easy it takes about 15 minutes to make (not …
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Pear au Chocolat

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Holiday desserts don’t have to be calorie-laden or difficult to prepare to be tasty. Classically French and oh-so sophisticated poached pears constitute the perfect ending to a heavy meal. They’re fancy, just not fussy. For easy meal planning, cook …
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How to Have Yourself a Healthy Holiday — Plus a Pumpkin Hummus Recipe!

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Today's guest post that's full of healthy holiday tips --- and a pumpkin hummus recipe! --- comes from the fab duo of McKenzie Hall and Lisa Samuel, registered dietitians and nutritionists, who are co-founders of Nourish RDs. You can find more of …
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Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie with Pecan Shortbread Crust

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  It’s hard to believe that not everyone’s a fan of traditional pumpkin pie, but most everybody loves ice cream. This recipe marries the best of both worlds: creamy vanilla ice cream spiked with pumpkin, cinnamon and ginger. Even pumpkin-pie …
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