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Stuffed Chocolate

January 8, 2014
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Even though Christmas is over, the stockings are still getting stuffed… …and so are the chocolates! Lindt sent a few from their Hello My Name Is line, plus A POUND OF PEANUT BUTTER TRUFFLES. You guys didn’t “know” me when I used to make New Year’s Resolutions to lose weight or cut out sugar. I […]

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Trader Joe’s Gingerbread Muffins

December 6, 2013
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Thank you for the encouragement regarding my blogging decision. Support is appreciated – especially from peeps who have been with me since the beginning. I think some may have misunderstood and thought I was shutting down – quite the contrary – I’m still very much here! Been doing a lot of food prep in the […]

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Baking with Sammy

November 16, 2013
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Friday afternoon, I had a baking date at Sammy’s – we made Jennifer Perillo’s Apple Pie Pumpkin Cake. Also whipped up a batch of Leslie’s Vegan Gluten-Free PB Cookies… …using Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries from Oh! Nuts as the “chips.” I noshed on a handful while chopping. The end results… We sampled a slice… …and […]

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Eggless in Los Angeles

November 13, 2013
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Our Book Club is having a last-minute meeting (without a book, as usual). I have box mix, butter… …no eggs. Chia seeds, though. Lesson learned. GET EGGS. The mixture came together very dry and crumbly – I pressed it into an 8×8 pan and sprayed the top with a generous layer of TJ’s Coconut Oil. […]

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Concord Grape Cornbread

September 19, 2013
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…say that 10x fast. The other day Judy gave me some homemade Concord Grape Jam… …which I dolloped/swirled on top of Trader Joe’s Cornbread mix. I ate 1/3 of the pan. One piece with grapes (not Concord)… …and another with my daily cup of miso. Speaking of soup, I just signed up for Sunday Soup with Meal […]

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