12 Weeks of Brown Rice and Salads to $800 and a Sexier Husband

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Hmmmm….interested in our new healthy quest? Here’s our first rice bowl to start us off for a 2017 challenge. . . . → Read More: 12 Weeks of Brown Rice and Salads to $800 and a Sexier Husband

Low Sugar Quick Breads

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Low-Sugar Pumpkin Spice Muffins and Applesauce Cake with Walnuts and Cranberries, two healthy and easy diabetic friendly quick breads. . . . → Read More: Low Sugar Quick Breads

Cooking for Picasso: A Book Review

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Follow three generations of French women and their connection with Picasso in this novel of intrigue, destiny, and of course food and art. . . . → Read More: Cooking for Picasso: A Book Review

Veggies…the rest of the meal

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Healthy and delicious! Green Beans with Garlic and Mushrooms, Garlic Cauliflower with Sesame Seeds, and Red Wine Maple Glazed Carrots from a special holiday meal. . . . → Read More: Veggies…the rest of the meal

Homemade Gifts 2016

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Here’s this year’s round up of our homemade gifts: infinity scarves, yard dice, cedar cacti planters, money boxes, cookbooks, book marks and dog biscuits. Oh, my! . . . → Read More: Homemade Gifts 2016

Lemon Garlic Chicken (for slow cooker)

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Join us as we make a special holiday meal for delivery. I plan on sharing the entire diabetic friendly menu with you here over the next few days. . . . → Read More: Lemon Garlic Chicken (for slow cooker)

Pancake Mix for a Quick Xmas Gift

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Happy Holidays! Do you need one more last minute present? Here’s a quick and easy gift to whip up. . . . → Read More: Pancake Mix for a Quick Xmas Gift

Green Chili Mac ‘n Cheese with Andouille Sausage

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For December’s Food ‘n Flix, join us for the feel-good classic Krampus. Yes, you read that right. Here’s some comfort food that would be perfect for a Christmas Eve buffet. . . . → Read More: Green Chili Mac ‘n Cheese with Andouille Sausage

Coconut-Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I’m entering the 12 Days of Cookies contest again. You be the judge for this year’s entry. . . . → Read More: Coconut-Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Karma and Chai

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Here’s another book review of Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken by Monica Bhide. For the perfect gift, I’ve paired this book with a homemade chai spice. . . . → Read More: Karma and Chai

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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