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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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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

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Like Father, Like Daughter: Cherry Pie Cookies

My dad was the first person to teach me how to bake. I've already blogged about my him as an expert pie maker and all-around awesome person a few times. On Thanksgiving, he made pumpkin pie for breakfast and proudly displays the "evil pie" print I purchased for him in our family's living room. He also sent me… Continue reading Like Father, Like Daughter: Cherry Pie Cookies

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Watermelon Cookie Slices and Coconut Cupcakes

Last week, I celebrated my half birthday. While I'm not exactly sure where I'll be for my birthday in December, I'm determined to make it somewhere warm! (So obviously, Chicago isn't going to cut it. :-P) In honor of the half and to celebrate the start of warmer temps, I hosted a tropical-themed dinner party… Continue reading Watermelon Cookie Slices and Coconut Cupcakes