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Local Events for the Foodie in You: Week of December 12th!

Tweet So I got some exciting news today…I was named Chef of the Week @ Erecipe! Starting my Monday off right, thank you Raquel! It’s an honor. Now on to the events. If you can squeeze some time in – seriously I cannot believe how busy this time of the year is. I’ve got to [...]

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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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Strawberries & Cream Granita

Tweet This weekend was Hot, Hot, Hot in the city! I don’t know if you guys were out & about but for me even walking down the street was a task. Although it did help brighten my tan a bit . I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned this before today but my apartment has [...]

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Spicy Red Peppers May Help You Eat Less!

Tweet And isn’t that always the problem? You may be eating healthy but then the snacking kicks in and you just can’t stop. According to another great article from Time Magazine today, even a reasonable amount of red pepperconsumption may suppress that snack craving. It’s long been known that spicy red peppers can help suppress [...]

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Mixed Berry Bundt Cake

Tweet I bought this bundt pan a while back, thinking that I saw a bundt cake recipe I wanted to try, or maybe I dreamed it?? I have no idea, but I’ve had this pan for a while now and it’s just been staring at me, like it wanted to be used. So I decided [...]

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8 Nuts That Are Crazy Good For You!

Tweet I always feel conflicted about nuts, I knew there were a bunch of health benefits (wasn’t really sure what they were) and I also knew they were higher in calories, so I was a little apprehensive to dig in to the nuts. The more I read the more I find that everyone should be [...]

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Add a Little Fiber to Your Diet w/ Garlicky-Parmesan Popcorn!

Tweet If you’re having an issue with your diet where you ALWAYS feel hungry and are constantly looking for something else to munch on you probably need to eat more fiber. Fiber keeps you feeling full for longer periods of time. So if you’re trying to cut out some calories you may want to add [...]

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