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Lemon Leek Soup with Rice

Lemon Leek Soup with Rice

I was absolutely craving something lemony the other day, so this Greek-inspired ‘Lemon Leek Soup’ with rice hit the spot! I love lemon, so I added the juice from 3 large lemons. However, the more lemon added, the saltier this soup will taste (I think our […]

Make Time For Your Besties This Holiday Season

Make Time For Your Besties This Holiday Season

This post is sponsored by Wente Vineyards but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Time seems to speed up after Thanksgiving as we all rush around to shop, travel, attend school plays and cram in company parties. The shorter darker days just […]

Holiday Chocolate Bark

Holiday Chocolate Bark

This festive chocolate combines winter fruit favs in a colorful citrus packed candy. Also, by choosing local fruits, you are cutting back on foods that require long travel and storage. This simple dessert features in-season pomegranate and oranges. Yum!

Serves: 8 people

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Low-Sugar Holiday Cranberry Brie Bites

Low-Sugar Holiday Cranberry Brie Bites

I love a nice dessert to finish off a meal, but I don’t care for overly sweet treats. When given the choice, I tend to gravitate towards the cheese and fruit platter for dessert. I’ve created this easy sweet and creamy low-sugar Holiday Cranberry Brie Bite recipe […]

Natural Sleep Aids That Work

Natural Sleep Aids That Work

I attend many natural product expos and events and receive herbal or homeopathic remedies to try. It’s nice because I can personally test out different products and make recommendations based on my own real experience.  Interestingly enough, when my friends and readers ask about different […]

Crispy Vegetarian Taco Eggrolls – Great for Bowl Games!

Crispy Vegetarian Taco Eggrolls – Great for Bowl Games!

It’s football bowl season, so that means finger food for entertaining! Here’s a healthy vegetarian taco eggroll using JSL Vegan wrappers that is easy to whip up prior to the big game.

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White Elephant Ideas for 2018

White Elephant Ideas for 2018

I’d like to think I’m a White Elephant expert as my items are ALWAYS highly sought after – heck, even fist-fight worthy! I jest, but really the point about having a White Elephant party is to have a mix of REALLY COOL USEFUL items blended […]

5 great versatile CBD uses for Moms

5 great versatile CBD uses for Moms

It’s hard to get away from CBD at the moment – it’s a common topic in the media, and you most likely have a friend that thinks it’s the best thing since sliced bread. And to be fair, they have a point! Cannabidiol (CBD) and […]

Succulent Pumpkin Tutorial

Succulent Pumpkin Tutorial

I think I made these two years ago and blogged about it, but they’re baaaaaccckk! I love making succulent pumpkins because they make great hostess gifts and I am obsessed with the natural earthy fall decor factor. (Sorry, inflatable Halloween decor – you’re out.)  (more…)