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Snow Dusted Lemon Cranberry Bars

I’ve been baking up a storm this winter and while doing so re-discovered my love of the playful sweet/bitter combination that cranberries bring into the mix. I made these bars for Thanksgiving this year and upon request, they’ll also be making an appearance in a few weeks again at Christmas! They’re packed with so much… Read More Snow Dusted Lemon Cranberry Bars

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Vegan Blueberry Muffins

As we get deeper into the winter months, the urge to turn on the oven for the extra heat (does anyone else always feel cold?!) and the excitement of baking something warm and yummy kicks in more than usual. I love spontaneous baking adventures using ingredients that are already in my cabinets and refrigerator –… Read More Vegan Blueberry Muffins

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Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

It’s been a while since I last baked something from scratch and played around with a new recipe – this summer has been quite hot and turning on the oven just hasn’t seemed like the right move. But when both my mom and boyfriend came to me with bunches of overripe bananas this weekend asking… Read More Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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Red White And Blue Wine Spritzer (+Giveaway!)

My ideal recipe for July 4th? How about a mixture of sun, sand and a veggie burger BBQ – surrounded by people I love. Okay, okay and maybe a perfectly themed cocktail or two, it’s a day of celebration after all! For the past few years I’ve spent the 4th down the shore with a… Read More Red White And Blue Wine Spritzer (+Giveaway!)

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This Healthy Gin & Tonic Combination Is A Must-Try This Summer

If Royal Wedding season hasn’t made you crave a gin and tonic and all things British this summer, you might want to reevaluate your social life priorities. All kidding aside, gin and tonics are simple yet tasteful drinks. They’re the healthy cocktail option that’s easy to make and refreshing to drink – no added sugars needed.… Read More This Healthy Gin & Tonic Combination Is A Must-Try This Summer

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Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Nest Cookies

These cookies bring the most delicious (and adorable) treats your Easter dessert table.… Read More Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Nest Cookies

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Emerald Gemini Smoothie

All astrological serendipity aside – this smoothie is just as delicious as it looks. … Read More Emerald Gemini Smoothie

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Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Since becoming a pescatarian, I’ve found that a lot of my meat replacements are processed and contain soy. I try not to eat a lot of processed food – besides an occasional cookie or two, I like to stick with a more natural diet of fruits and veggies – and soy has actually been linked… Read More Black Bean Veggie Burgers

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Winter Wonderland Cocktail

To get you through those cold winter nights, it can sometimes take a little bit more than a cup of hot cocoa. It doesn’t hurt to keep the holiday spirit going all season, and neither does adding this winter wonderland sparkling cocktail to your evening de-stressing routine. Both classy and delicious, drinking a little bubbly… Read More Winter Wonderland Cocktail

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Lucky Italian Struffoli (Honey Balls) Recipe

Each year families and friends partake in a wide variety of traditions to manifest good luck for the start of the new year ahead. Not unlike an athlete’s pregame ritual (speaking of which, get ready for my interview with New York Giant’s lineman, Justin Pugh!) these traditions are meant to manifest some good in the… Read More Lucky Italian Struffoli (Honey Balls) Recipe