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Cranberry Coffee Cake

I had a chance to become reacquainted with my kitchen over the holidays. I took a break from throwing together the usual dinners, and helped prep a meal of steak filets. (I left the cooking to a more seasoned expert.) On another night, I tried a new recipe for smoked chicken with roasted red peppers.… Continue reading Cranberry Coffee Cake

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Blueberry Pie Bars

I've made my share of pie "cookies" - apple and cherry - so when I saw a recipe on Pinterest for Blueberry Pie Bars, I thought why not? (One of these days, I'll get around to making an actual, regular ol' pie. :-P) These bars ooze blueberry flavor. The blueberry yogurt I used added an… Continue reading Blueberry Pie Bars

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Red, White & Blue Rice Krispies Treats

¬†Happy 4th of July weekend, everyone! :) I spent the long weekend visiting my alma mater in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Go Blue!) I waited in line at Zingerman's for sandwiches, sampled a beer flight at Ashley's, watched some of the World Cup at Conor O'Neils and listened to live music at Summer Fest. I did… Continue reading Red, White & Blue Rice Krispies Treats

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Green Strawberry Banana Smoothie

I have some RIDICULOUSLY fit colleagues. One of my mentors teaches boxing and spinning classes. Several colleagues plan to¬†participate in multiple marathon events this year. Some of my clients also spotlight athletes' amazing feats. Inspired by their collective fitness achievements, I recently decided to set my own personal summer goal. I've registered to complete my… Continue reading Green Strawberry Banana Smoothie