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Archive | November, 2012

Delicious Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Bacon Brussels Sprouts
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Look away and pretend you didn’t see a Teflon frying pan.  I’m working hard to change my habit of frying/sautéing everything in a Teflon frying pan and switching over to a cast iron pan.  So far every day I fry my eggs in the tiniest cast iron frying pan.  It’s progress, one meal at a…

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The Fit It, have you heard?

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I find it inspiring to look at pictures.  Sometimes it is pictures of food (mMMmm), sometimes babies (so cute, I want one), puppies dogs fall into this category too, heroes and finally fitness pictures.  One picture can say 1000 words in one glance.  The image can provoke an action powerful enough to change your life. …

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Pizza Guts

Pizza Guts // ditchthewheat.com
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Sometimes you make a dish that everyone around you goes, huh? Presenting Pizza Guts!  I see you ogling, and gazing and MmmmMMMmm over this dish.  Or you’ll be like my mom, “huh?” “That sounds disgusting, please don’t name a dinner guts…” The story unfolds like this.  You can blame my father.  He told my mother…

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Easy Shredded Chicken Taco Meat

Shredded Chicken Taco
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Uncle Paul, To the uncle I have never met.  You touched our lives in your short time on earth.  My brother is named after you, and my two cousins named Paul, are also named after you.  Family gatherings get confusing when everyone is calling for Paul.  I know very little about you.  I know you…

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Dairy Free Sweetened Condensed Milk

Dairy Free Sweetened Condensed Milk
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I’ve been baking a lot and sometimes the baked goods from the original recipe calls for sweetened condensed milk.  Before now, I skipped over those recipes.  I refuse to feel deprived.  I researched what sweetened condensed milk is and thought about how to make my own dairy free sweetened condensed milk. Sweetened condensed milk is…

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Real Food Fermentation Book Winners

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I received a copy of the book, Real Food Fermentation, by Alex Lewin.  I did a review of the book on this post.  I followed the directions in the book on how to make sauerkraut.  It’s extremely easy and only involves 2 ingredients.  Besides learning how to make sauerkraut I really wanted to learn the art…

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Lemon Basil Salmon

Lemon Basil Salmon
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I love seafood.  Seafood has a huge presence in my life.  My father hails from the east coast.  Growing up with tales of catching lobster, crabs and endless fish meant I ate a lot of seafood.  I always loved going to Cape Breton and eating freshly caught salmon and a big bowl of mussels.  Seafood needs…

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Real Food Fermentation Book Review and Contest – $24.99 Value

Real Food Fermentation
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Disclosure: I received a copy of the book, Real Food Fermentation, as part of a review for the book blog tour.  All opinions expressed are mine. I love this book called, Real Food Fermentation by Alex Lewin.  If you don’t know what the book is about by its title, it is about preserving whole foods…

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