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Giveaway: Put a Raw Egg on It

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When I visited Italy – long before T.A.D. – I discovered the secret to a really great pasta sauce: raw egg.

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Davidson’s Safest Choice sent some coupons to try a dozen.  I found them at the local grocery store.

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Since they’re pasteurized, I threw one in at the end of cooking a quick dinner…

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…Collard Greens, TJ’s Bruschetta Sauce, and Parmesan Cheese.

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Silky, creamy magic.

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If you’d like to try some for yourself, let me know what you’re excited to put a raw egg in.  Just leave a comment below (US only).

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Vital Juice

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When Christy and I started T.A.D. in 2009, one of the first media outlets to feature us was (the now defunct) Vital Juice Daily.  I’ve been cleaning up the blog pages in anticipation for an upcoming site makeover, and when I clicked on that link to that article, it took me directly to Vital Juice Company – the same stuff sitting in my fridge!

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They actually sent me a variety of juices to sample.

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I asked specifically for the ones blended with almond milk, since juice isn’t really my thing.  Psychologically, I need to feel like what I’m consuming is going to keep me satisfied, if I’m not going to be chewing it.

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Surprisingly, this little bottle kept me full for a good 2-3 hours!  When it’s hot out (as it’s been lately in Los Angeles) I’m not often in the mood to eat (anything other than ice cream, that is) so this was a good snack substitute.

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The Honest Kitchen

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You can be honest. This looks like dog food, doesn’t it?

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That’s because it is!!!  For the last few months Julius has gotten really picky about his kibble.  My friend Emily suggested slowly switching over to wet…

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…the brand she recommended was The Honest Kitchen – which is dehydrated, human-grade pet food.  These packets seem much more manageable than cans.

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You add water to the powder, then let it sit for 5 minutes…

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…I combined it with some of his kibble…

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…and suddenly the bowl was licked clean.

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I asked The Honest Company for a few samples before I committed; will definitely buy a box in the future to keep on hand.

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P.S. Equally popular are these Steam/Ice Pups – which you can serve hot/cold.

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