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Hot Buttered Rum

My husband and I took our daughter on a drive around Bellingham the other night to check out the local Christmas light displays around the neighborhood. My daughter loves Christmas even though she is only two and doesn’t understand what … Continue reading

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Coconut Egg Nog

I have never been a huge egg nog fan, but my husband Rob loves it so I thought I would whip up a batch from scratch just for him. I put a new spin on this classic Christmas drink by … Continue reading

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Mango Tumeric Smoothie

Summer is here and one of my favorite things about summer is all the fresh fruit that is finally in season. More fruit means more yummy breakfast smoothies! Here is a new smoothie I made this week. It has an … Continue reading

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Banana Beet Smoothie

This is a fun new smoothie recipe I came up with on the fly the other day. I had some frozen cubed beets in the freezer and I thought they might make an interesting addition to my morning shake. I … Continue reading

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Beet Pickled Deviled Eggs

Easter is almost here and I thought I would try out a fun deviled egg recipe to bring to our family potluck lunch. This take on deviled eggs uses the bright fuchsia juice from beets to stain your eggs a … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can Grow Your Own Sprouts!

Did you know you can grown your own sprouts? And that they are super easy to grow? And that you can grow a huge variety of sprouts right on your kitchen counter? Yes you can and today I am going … Continue reading

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Power Veggie Soup

If you like vegetables you will like this soup. If you don’t like vegetables you will probably still like this soup. My husband does not like veggies and he even said this soup tasted great! It includes all the good-for-you-veggies … Continue reading

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Amazing Wheatgrass and How to Grow it

I have a new hobby. Growing wheatgrass. I know, I know, my new hobby could not possibly be more nerdy but I don’t care, I find it really fun and interesting. I have a couple of friends who recently told … Continue reading

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Breakfast Smoothie of Champions

I am taking part in the Labrada 12 Week fitness challengeagain this year. Last year I lost 10 lbs in 12 weeks and since the challenge ended last May I have kept it off and managed to loose another 10 … Continue reading

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Comfort Food: Clean Chocolate Pudding

This blog post is for the ladies. It’s time for some girl talk.  Let’s talk about “that time of the month.”  I don’t know about you but when I get my period I usually want to hide in bed all … Continue reading

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