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Roasted Sweet-Salty Pumpkin Seeds


Sunday, September 27, 2020

Halloween is this week. I've painted a pumpkin and consulted my nieces and nephews on the correct way to carve one creatively. I'm not a pumpkin spice latte or pumpkin pie lover so all that ...

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Pickled Ginger-Carrots 🥕🥕🥕


Friday, September 4, 2020

Unbelievable FLAVOR. Minimal effort. I am always looking for interesting ways to replace high-calorie sauces and to add spice naturally. I decided to give pickling a try. Ginger is always on hand, I had a bunch ...

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Berta’s Protein Bites


Saturday, August 29, 2020

Quick and easy post or pre-workout snacks. I needed an easier way to get my protein in besides smoothies so I whipped up these delicious filling bites to grab and go. *Just one bite goes ...

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Berta Baked Coconut Chips 🥥🥥🥥


Friday, August 21, 2020

  I bought a coconut and something amazing happened. I don't see coconuts on sale often, so when I do I make sure to grab at least one.  I had a forgotten coconut sitting on my counter ...

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Naturally Sweetened Kiwi-sicles 🥝🥝🥝


Friday, August 14, 2020

I like dessert after filling myself with fresh green things for dinner. After all these years I still crave sweets. On the occasion, I give in to a tbs of delicious but boring peanut butter ...

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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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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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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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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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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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The Lokal Post: The EASY Spice


Thursday, August 8, 2019

I love bold spice, and I love my friends and I'm extra particular about both. Happily, this post contains the best of each world. Lokal Artisan Foods is a brand created by a high school ...

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Blueberry-Berta Smoothie Bowl


Thursday, August 9, 2018

We're in the middle of a heatwave here in NYC, and I've been doing double workouts for a few weeks now. When I get home from work I want something easy and filling - but ALSO ...

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Lemon-Blackberry-Basil Infused Cubes🍋💦🌿


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Infused ice cubes! A really simple and INTERESTING way to stay hydrated this summer. I bought a bunch of ice cube molds for entertaining purposes and thought why not try this quick and easy idea with ...

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Date cookies = Tabbalicious 🍪


Monday, April 30, 2018

I'm obsessed with dates - see the previous post! I'm finding all sorts of interesting ways to use dates as a sugar substitute. I came across this recipe and tweaked it slightly to make it Tabbalicious. These tasty ...

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