Ideas for Afternoon Snacks with Pistachios

Snacking with Pistachios

What do you reach for your afternoon snacks? Pistachios are a great choice — particularly when combined with other nutritious foods. Most mornings, I am up before dawn. Often, breakfast happens early, and is usually fruit and/or oatmeal. By the time it’s noon, I am ready for lunch — if I haven’t had it already. That’s…

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Easy Roasted Apple Sundaes with Yogurt (and Marie Callender’s pot pies)

Roasted Apple Sundae

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EasyAsPotPie  #CollectiveBias As a busy working mother, I am always looking for ways to put delicious dinners on the table with minimum work. By the time we arrive home from school and work, dinner preparations quickly need to…

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How to Make DIY Upcycled Candy Ornaments

Upcycled Candy Ornament

Turn clean old socks into adorable Christmas ornaments with this easy holiday craft: DIY Upcycled Candy Ornaments. You know those adorable socks you had that you loved? The ones that you only got to wear once or twice before inexplicably losing one? Well, before you toss their adorableness, use them well. Just make sure they…

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Broiled Grapefruit with Honey and Coconut Sugar

Making Broiled Grapefruits with Honey and Coconut Sugar

Give your day a healthful start with this Broiled Grapefruits with Honey and Coconut Sugar recipe — a sweet-tart addition to your breakfast meal! It’s funny the things we remember from holidays from childhood. I couldn’t tell you what we ate for Christmas dinner (like, ever) but I can tell you the little things that…

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Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Brussels Sprouts Salad

Filled with creamy avocado, sweet bits of clementines and meaty pistachio kernels, this quick and easy recipe for Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette is a light and tangy addition to any meal. This recipe was created for my client Pompeian but all opinions are my own. We are swiftly approaching the official start to winter…

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10 DIY Glittery Holiday Decorations

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Want to up the ante on your holiday decor? Check out these 10 DIY Glittery Holiday Decorations! Earlier this week, I popped open the first of our holiday decorations boxes. The reds, greens, whites and glitter of the holidays were inside. Out came the mistletoe and Santa. Up went the Happy Holidays sign and glittery…

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Cinnamon Raisin Beer Bread

Cinnamon Raisin Beer Bread

This recipe for Cinnamon Raisin Beer Bread creates a tender, lightly sweetened loaf stuffed with plump, naturally sweet California Raisins and swirled with cinnamon. It’s perfect for holiday gifting! This recipe was created for my client California Raisins via the Kitchen PLAY network, but all opinions are my own. As soon as Thanksgiving was over this…

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