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Golden Beet Salad


Sunday, July 26, 2020

A quick and easy salad inspired by ingredients found in my biweekly produce box. Beets are always interesting vegetable to work with but can be a bit intimidating. Fresh or cooked they are bursting with ...

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Perfect Picnicking + Blistered Shishitos🌱


Sunday, July 12, 2020

Summer weather is finally here and it's time for some picnicking! I love a good picnic, paired with fresh foods, chilled prosecco, and warm sun. Forget prepackaged foods that may be a little easier to ...

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Shop Black Owned #BOB 🖤🖤🖤


Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Black-Owned businesses deserve your support. Currently, there is a wave of support for black-owned businesses, but I try to support black at all times. Whether it be small business started by old school mates or ...

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Ricotta & Spinach Stuffed Peppers


Monday, June 8, 2020

  I wanted gooey, cheesy PASTA and with a little inspiration from my latest produce box, I decided to stuff some peppers instead! Baking stuffed things is an easy favorite of mine, but never before had ...

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Strawberry Summer Hand Pies🍓🍓🍓


Friday, May 29, 2020

Though most of us are still in self-quarantine, we can't stop the seasons from changing. The unofficial start to the summer is here and the weather has finally broken. This year I wasn't able to ...

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Simple Little Date Dessert


Saturday, May 16, 2020

By now you should know that I have a serious sweet tooth. A few time s a year I TRY to give up any foods that  contain processed sugars. I have done a good job ...

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No Yeast Rosemary BREAD🍞🌿


Thursday, April 16, 2020

An old recipe with a little twist. This past Easter weekend I was inspired when I trimmed my rosemary plant. Shamelessly, I have also been inspired by all of the fun "quarantine" bread posts I've seen ...

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Spring Quarantine: How to keep Busy 


Sunday, March 29, 2020

How to keep Busy We are now just over 2 weeks into mandatory social distancing and it has gone "OK" for me. However, If I hadn't set at least one small goal for myself daily, I ...

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Simple Strawberry Parfait Meal Prep 🍓🍓🍓


Thursday, March 19, 2020

Prepackaged yogurts get boring. Though they may be a little more convenient, most contain extra sugar or unnatural sweeteners. Creating your own healthy parfaits, made from your favorite layers is a great way to control ...

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Misfits Markets 🍊🥒🥕🥬


Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Last year I subscribed to a produce delivery box service. Initially, I began researching a service for my parents, in an effort to force them to eat more fresh produce. I realize it's not so ...

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Super Bowl SuperFood Snack ideas 🏈🏈🏈


Friday, January 31, 2020

Hummus & Veggies Chickpeas, please! Hummus is a great appetizer or snack for any time. You can prep a very simple version or add options like chilies, artichokes or spinach. Pairing with bite-size veggies like celery, ...

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People Magazine X5: 2020 Vision


Monday, January 6, 2020

My 5th-time feature in PEOPLE Magazine is a great way to start 2020. This year I have been featured in the regular yearly edition of PEOPLE Magazine's Half Their Size issue. This makes 5! An ...

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Happy Tabbalicious 2020


Thursday, January 2, 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR & HAPPY NEW DECADE I have a few lessons, a few affirmations, and a few realizations to share with you. With a new year comes a new age - I don't mind getting ...

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CranBertaberry – Brie Crostini


Monday, December 23, 2019

It is known that members of my family still prefer cranberry sauce from the can as opposed to my tangy homemade sauce. I can only attribute this to nostalgia. So now there are now always ...

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(healthier) Holiday Hot Cocoa 🍫


Saturday, December 14, 2019

This is a not so basic hot chocolate recipe that's great for these cold nights and chilly mornings this holiday season. I was inspired by one of my most favorite holiday movies - National Lampoons ...

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