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Blueberry Coconut Granola

Homemade granola is so much easier to make than one might think! So stop buying those prepackaged, overpriced bags of granola at the grocery store and get out your mixing bowls. Everything is mixed together, dumped onto a baking sheet and … Continue reading

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Chewy Cherry Almond Bars

Happy Monday everyone! Did you get a chance to watch any of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games this weekend? We have been glued to the television ever since the opening ceremony on Friday night. I love watching Team USA complete in … Continue reading

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Homemade Thick and Chewy Granola Bars

Healthy, portable, and delicious granola bars packed with assorted nuts, seeds and dried fruit. I have been looking for a chewy granola bar for a while now. It seems like many of the recipes that I have tried that claim … Continue reading

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Almond Joy Cookies

These past few days have been super busy moving into our new home. This time the house that we have moved into is our home, our first home. No more renting for us! 😀 Over the past six years we … Continue reading

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Couscous with Dates and Almonds

Do you have one of those recipes that you could literally make with your eyes closed? For me this couscous is one of those recipes. Ever since I discovered it last January in my Cook’s Illustrated magazine I have made … Continue reading

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Gulab Jamun

A few of you that are long time followers of my blog know that I am just crazy about Indian food. There is nothing better than sitting down to a meal of Chicken Tikka Masala and Garlic Naan. Despite my … Continue reading

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Almond Joy Tart

If you are a fan of Almond Joy’s, then you’re going to love these Almond Joy Tarts. These creamy-dreamy coconut filled tarts are a cinch to make, but they do require some planning because the tart dough and the white chocolate ganache … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Almond Cherry Crisps

Somedays you just need a chocolate fix. These bite-sized crisps will satisfy your chocolate craving without wrecking your diet. Each crisp is only 62 calories and packed with two different types of chocolate, almonds, and dried cherries. I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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Maple-Nut Granola

If you’ve never made your own granola, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make. Just combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl, mix in the wet ingredients, and bake until golden brown. The best part is that … Continue reading

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Almond-Honey Power Bar

We all know how important breakfast is, however, too many times we rush out the door without breakfast and end up grabbing something unhealthy from the cafeteria or vending machine at work. These homemade power bars are great for breakfast … Continue reading

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