Oh, My Darling Clementine

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Living in Arizona during the winter has its advantages. Obviously, there's the weather --- stepping out into 70 degrees and sunshine in February does not suck, especially when my family back in Wisconsin are sending me news of yet …
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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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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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Denise Austin’s Skinny Nachos with Veggie Chili Recipe

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A few weeks ago, Fit Bottomed Mamas shared the deliciousness that is Denise Austin's Skinny Enchiladas recipe, and today we've got the skinny (see what I did there?) on her nachos with veggie chili recipe from her 10-Week Plan. While it's a yummy yet …
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