The Mini Me Meatloaf

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It's Healthy Comfort Food Week, and we're celebrating by revamping some of our favorite less-than-healthy comfort-food recipes and making them more fit bottomed! See all the Healthy Comfort Food Week posts here.   Some things, like the …
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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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Homemade Gluten-Free Protein Pancakes

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Call ‘em pancakes, griddlecakes, hot cakes, flapjacks, or even slapjacks --- you know we’re talking breakfast! Golden brown, light and fluffy, dribbled with real maple syrup; a stack of cakes puts a smile on my face! Unfortunately most pancakes …
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The SimplyRaw Kitchen Sour Kream and Onion Dip Recipe

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One of the scariest things about committing to a certain way of eating, be it Paleo, gluten-free, vegan, raw or anything else, is the idea of never eating certain foods again. Or, if you can find them in a form that meets your dietary restrictions, …
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A Macaroni and Cheese Clone Dupes the Best of Them

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How does one begin to combat a food that has been ingrained into the lives of nearly eight generations of children and is considered as American as apple pie; a product that advertisers have expertly implanted in our brain, one that conjures memories …
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Anything But the Grease: An Egg Roll Begs for Mercy

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I have never been a fan of the egg roll. You start with crispy, stir-fried Asian vegetables (yum), wrap ‘em up like little packages (how cute) and then drown their ass in grease (yuck). After a good dunking you can’t even taste the fresh carrots or …
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Vegan Cookies Made Easy!

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I've never denied my weakness for baked goods. If you put a cookie, cupcake, bar, or muffin in front of me, I will eat it. There will be no discussion; that is just the way it will be. You will turn away for just a second, and when you return, there …
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Dairy-Free Vanilla Bean-Honey Ice Cream: Scream For It

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Whether it be homemade or store-bought, good ol’ vanilla or Baskin Robbins trademarked Jamoca Almond Fudge, single dip or double, reduced-fat or fully loaded, soft-serve or a rock-hard scoop, everyone from nine to 90 likes it. We’re talking ice …
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