Monthly Archive:: December 2011

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Meringue Cookies or The Snowmen Debacle

The other day I got a great idea for a Christmas confection, sort of a cookie, but a light and guiltless one.  I thought it would be super fun to make meringue snowmen.  My hope was to have cute little snowmen with the same crisp and airy texture as the pre-made puffs I have

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Pomegranates – Super Delicious Super Food

Maybe it is just me but, I find it hard to get excited about the fresh fruit that is available this time of year.  I feel limited to a rotation of cold storage apples, oranges, or bananas.  This is precisely why I was so motivated to pick and freeze fruit during the

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Do It Yourself Thin Bread and Turkey Apple Cranberry Sandwich

When we started paying closer attention to how we “spent” our calories my husband and I found that we ate significantly less bread than we were used to.  In many cases I skipped bread because it would have used up all the food budget for my meal before I even put anything

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The Advent Smile Project

During the dark winter months when we spend so much more time inside it can be easy to fall into a pattern of grumpiness.  Longer lines in stores, crowded parking lots, and heightened expectations can leave us irritated and exhausted.  Our to-do lists grow longer and our time gets taken up by many festive