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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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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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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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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Denise Austin’s Healthy Guacamole Recipe

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Avocado is awesome. Guacamole? Even more awesome. And this healthy guacamole recipe from the one and only Denise Austin's 10-Week Plan is not only delicious, but it's also a great way to get some healthy fats and more veggies in your diet. And if you …
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Healthy Super Bowl Recipe to Make: Gluten-Free Romesco Dip

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Looking for the perfect healthy Super Bowl recipe? We may just have it. This gluten-free Romesco Dip recipe by Mary’s Gone Crackers (we love 'em, remember?) is simply made by blending red bell peppers with olives and a variety of spices such as …
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6-Ingredient Gluten-Free Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies

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A lesson I've learned when cooking awesome yet healthy food over the years? Getting fancy is fun, but sometimes simple is best. Also? I know gluten-free desserts get a bad rap --- and some are terrible --- but I swear that some of the tastiest …
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