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Easy Granola Recipe with Cacao nibs, coconut oil, flaxseed and dried cherries

This is currently my favorite granola recipe!* I add it to smoothie bowls, milk or plain yogurt, or even just munch on it by itself for a snack. Ingredients: 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup cacao … Continue reading

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Skincare Foods: Three foods that improved my skin

This is something I’ve only touched on in the past—but I think it’s worth a little more discussion– how foods can improve the appearance of our skin. I feel like it’s a little bit of a controversial topic because: 1) … Continue reading

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Glass Tea Carafe from World Market

This carafe caught my attention from the bottom shelf of the tea accessories area at World Market. Aside from being a gorgeous carafe, I am always looking for an alternative to my ceramic tea strainer (infuser?), as it stains super … Continue reading

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Recipe: Fresh Blackberry Cobbler

Ingredients: Filling 6 packages of blackberries (12 oz.) 1/4 cup tapioca 3/4 cup raw sugar (+ 1 tablespoon for sprinkling) 1/2 cup bourbon (optional) Crust  1 cup flour 1/2 cup shortening 1/4 cup ice-cold water 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chicken Adobo for Slow Cooker

Time: 3 hours, plus ten minutes prep Ingredients: 3 lbs. chicken thighs with skin and bone-in 3/4 cup soy sauce (low sodium optional) 1/2 rice wine vinegar 2 large yellow onions, sliced 6 garlic cloves, sliced in half 1 bay … Continue reading

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