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A Bridal Shower Cake & Chocolate Wedding Favors

Tweet I don’t want you guys to think I’ve disappeared! Until this weekend I was actually a rather busy girl. I was asked to make a cake for my friend’s office bridal shower. Honestly, I’ve made a couple cakes, none with fondant so I probably should have stuck with what I know! But I learned [...]

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Local Events for the Foodie in You: August 19th-21st!

Tweet I know I’ve been super lax on the posts this week. It’s just been one of those weeks when I haven’t really felt like doing anything at all, I needed a break. But what that has done has made me all geared up for the many foodie events going on this weekend! So here’s [...]

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Creamy Peanut Butter & Fluff Pie {for mikey}

Tweet I made this pie on Friday August 12th. Many of you already know why, I’m just one amongst the thousands of Creamy Peanut Butter Pies that were made this same day. Jennifer Perillo recently lost her husband, and father of her two young children very unexpectedly. She asked that everyone make a peanut butter [...]

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10 Tips for Easy Portion Control

Tweet Like I had mentioned yesterday in my post for Lower-Calorie Homemade Gnocchi I am learning portion control. When it comes to certain foods, such as pasta, I know that portion control is huge. Luckily for me (and anyone like me) Everyday Health has made it easy for us by providing 10 Easy Portion Control [...]

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Diet Do-Overs: Fixes for Top Diet Hitches!

Tweet In every diet I’ve ever tried I’ve  always run into at least one problem. Either I’m hungry or I’m tired or I’m not losing weight at all. Self.com posted a great article of expert backed fixes for Diet Do-Overs to Help You Lose Weight by Courtney Rubin. I wish I had seen these fixes years [...]

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8 Foods that Trigger Headaches

Tweet Some are obvious. I know that if I’m drinking red wine, I’m in for a headache with extreme tiredness. If I start downing a Slurpee, I get a huge brain freeze, can’t even see for a minute. There are foods that you are almost prepared to feel these symptoms, but what if you’re getting [...]

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6 Tips to Boost Your Mood & Metabolism

Tweet Have you ever noticed that your mood shifts after eating certain foods? I know we all feel it after a large cup of joe, am I right? It shouldn’t come as a surprise that foods you eat, and the eating habits you’ve formed effect both your mood and metabolism. But who really knows which [...]

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5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Daily Fiber

Tweet Fiber is a very important part of your daily diet.  Eating fiber and fiber-rich foods has been linked to many health benefits. It helps keep you full and minimizes those frequent cravings/hunger occurrences. Not only does it help with weight loss and maintenance but fiber also helps control diabetes, reduces your risk for heart disease and also [...]

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6 Cancer Fighting Foods!

Tweet Cancer is a pretty scary subject. I had a close brush with cancer and I can vouch that it is an extremely scary thing. There is currently a TON of research on what causes, prevents and fights cancer, recently they’ve found the most promising ammunition to fight back — your diet.  Obviously since I’ve [...]

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5 Dieting Tips You Should Forget!

Tweet I know it’s not just me, everyone hears new dieting tips every day. Sometimes it’s word of mouth, sometimes its a magazine article, and sometimes its a mash-up of the two.  Sometimes you find excellent advice from the Everyday Health Community . Today I found an awesome posting (or venting) from Work_Out from the blog [...]

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