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Caraway Seeds For a Cause-Give Me 25 Bucks for an Exoneree

Hello everyone! St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and you know what that means-time to get your Irish Soda Bread on! And no, not while you are drunk like all the people near my street at the holiday parade. You will prepare the bread fully sober. Now, if you are anything like me, you buy that insanely overpriced jar of caraway seeds each year but you only use them  for Irish Soda Bread. Am I

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Cottage Cheese Spinach Pie

Hi everyone! Yes, another spinach pie recipe that is only a few ingredients. I know you can do this so start squeezing that bag of spinach. You can do the onions and the spinach in stages. Enjoy :-). Cottage Cheese Spinach Pie: 2 Tbs butter, divided 1 lb frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 1 small onion, minced 6 eggs 1 1/2 cups full fat cottage cheese 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp black

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How Does He Do It???

Hi everyone! I was so fortunate to catch Dr. Roosevelt Weaver, aka Dr. Speed, at the YMCA the other day. If you didn’t see my post on facebook, this handsome fellow is 81 years old and is still running AND training sprinters. He has an illustrious career working in Senegal, working with the Olympics, coaching at Harvard and being a Principal in East Orange, NJ. Watch the video to learn more, but read below about

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Healthy Date Nut Scones

Hi everyone! Below is a great recipe for those of you who want a carb-y yet healthy snack. I make a big batch of these, cool them and then freeze them. I then take one or two, put them in the toaster oven and spread some butter on them. Yes, it is indeed delicious. Don’t be afraid to bake these. The only challenging part once you decide to do it is to have all the

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Caramelized Apples With Mascarpone

Hello everyone! This is as simple as simple can get. Just get a good peeler and you’re on your way.One might even call this dessert “healthy”. Caramelized Apples with Mascarpone: 6 cups apples, peeled and sliced thinly 4 Tbs butter 3 Tbs coconut sugar 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese Steps: In a medium sized saute pan over medium flame , melt the butter. Add in the peeled, sliced apples

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Potato Leek Soup-Fancy Yet Simple

Hello everyone! Whether you are planning a fancy dinner party or are making burgers for your kids, this soup can be a great addition to your meal. I love making this when leeks and potatoes show up in my CSA box. It kind of makes me feel like Julia Childs. You can serve this soup hot in winter or cold in summer. Either way, it’s decadent, delicious and even gluten free. Please don’t be intimidated

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