Category Archives: almonds

Dec 15

Almond Joy Cookies for the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…yes, aside from the holidays, it’s the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap! Hundreds of food bloggers have once again joined together, thanks to the hard work of Lindsay and Julie , to bake … Continue reading

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Jan 13

Chinese Five Spice Roasted Almonds

It’s snack time! Roasted nuts really hit the spot when your body is craving a snack. I love trying different flavor combinations. This one was a big hit. Spicy with a little sweet mixed in. And so easy to make! … Continue reading

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Oct 25

Pumpkin Granola

…and so begins The Great Pumpkin Dilemma. You cook or bake something with pumpkin and end up with leftover pumpkin.  What to make…what to make? I think you’ll be seeing a lot of “pumpkin dilemma” posts here in the next … Continue reading

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Jan 10

Almond Tilapia with Wilted Tomatoes & Spinach

Our monthly recipe swap took a different twist this time around – our theme was Secret Recipe Club style (as you’ve seen me blog here before), so we had a lot of freedom as far as what to cook or … Continue reading

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Nov 15

Morning rush

I noticed I was in a breakfast rut as of late and really needed to do something about it.  I had to find something that I can grab quickly.  Something I can even take with me on the run.  Something … Continue reading

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Feb 27

Expanding my horizons

There aren’t many “extras” that I made myself before starting this blog…they were just never on my radar, for whatever reason.  Some things just seemed easier to grab at the store, rather than taking the time to make them myself … Continue reading

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Feb 4

Kung Hei Fat Choy!

In other words…”Congratulations!  Get rich!”  Hey, if that’s what the Year of the Rabbit is supposed to be all about, bring it on! I thought a Chinese meal would be appropriate for tonight, and since I’ve been baking my butt … Continue reading

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