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Valentines Day Means Chocolate!

By Marie | February 10, 2014

It’s Valentines Day this week, and that means chocolate is up on the blog.  As most of you already know, I   L O V E  chocolate, so this is a big week for me.  🙂 Each day I will post a new, delicious chocolate recipe for you to try.  Share it with your honey,…

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It’s A Dangerous Time For A Sweet Tooth!

By Marie | October 28, 2013

    Halloween is such a fun time for the kids, and for the adults who think like kids – you know you are out there!  Spooky costumes, scary movies, fun parties, oh and of course the TREATS! We are definitely entering into dangerous territory for all of us healthy eaters who might JUST happen…

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Start Detoxing with a Green Smoothie!

By Marie | April 17, 2013

It’s Springtime, YAY!   The sun is finally coming out from behind the clouds, the air feels warmer, and I actually saw some green grass & purple buds of a flower coming up this week. It’s a wonderful time to let go of some of the habits that have crept in over the winter &…

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Brussels Sprouts – One Of The Most Hated Veggies?

By Marie | March 17, 2013

Day 4 as we count green veggies on our way to St. Patty’s Day tomorrow is Brussels Sprouts! Brussels Sprouts – I’m sure there are many of you out there cringing just reading the name. As kids you rarely love them, as adults you rarely love them – but you should!  They really are one…

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Pesto!

By Marie | March 16, 2013

GREEN day #3 is Pesto!             Some people don’t know what pesto is.  Let me tell you – it is D E L I C I O U S, and one of my most favorite green foods! There are literally dozens of different pesto recipes using a variety of different…

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Green it up with Kale

By Marie | March 15, 2013

Day 2 of GREENING it up as we count down to St. Patrick’s Day is Kale Day. I love Kale.  I hope you do too, but if you haven’t found a way to love it yet, I have just the recipe for you! But first… Why kale?  Glad you asked! Kale: is high in Iron…

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Avocado Popsicles? Really?? Plus a bonus avocado recipe

By Marie | March 13, 2013

Are you afraid of avocados?  Many people I meet ARE!  That’s just because they haven’t had a chance to get to know this wonderful fruit (yep it’s a fruit).  So, in case you are one of the people,  let me introduce you to your avocado: Yes, avocados are relatively high in fat and calories (138 calories…

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Happy International Women’s Day – yep more chocolate… 🙂

By Marie | March 8, 2013

Happy International Women’s Day to all the beautiful women out there! I’m so grateful that I have such an amazing job & that I am able to work with wonderful women just like YOU! To celebrate, I would like to introduce you to chocolate.  Ok, yes – I’m sure you know it all too well…

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Happy Valentines Day From One Chocolate-Lover To Another

By Marie | February 14, 2013

  PrintAlmond Coconut Joy BarsPrep 15 minsTotal 15 minsYield 25-35 Bars Happy Valentines Day! I am a HUGE chocolate fan so today I am going to indulge a little.  🙂 Here is one of my favorites! Ingredients½ – ¾ cup Brazil nuts, coarsely chopped1 cup pure honey1 ½ cups dried unsweetened coconut1 ½ cups almond…

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It’s Pancake Day Again!

By Marie | February 12, 2013

Who doesn’t love breakfast for dinner, and I’m no exception – neither are my kids.  🙂 In honor or Shrove Tuesday (or pancake day as many people call it), here is one of our most favorite pancake recipes, Oatmeal Chocolate Chip pancakes.  Yep, chocolate chips – because everything is better with a few dark chocolate…

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