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Island Trail Mix

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It’s Memorial Day weekend and the last post in our outdoor snack series!!  What better than one last trail mix recipe! Stayed tuned for next month’s theme (hint:  it’s veggie heavy!). I wanted to make a “not-your-run-of-the-mill” trail mix and … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Protein Bars

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Brandon recently announced his intention to get (more) swole* and started bringing home a variety of artificially-sweetened protein bars. Since I’ve gone through my own phases of trying out new workout regimens, I too have spent many hours (and dollars) … Continue reading

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Coconut Honey Granola

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  This week’s recipe, a slightly sweet, crunchy homemade honey granola, has a two fold purpose… A nice treat for mom at this mother’s day brunch AND a perfect hiking snack. Subtly sweet and super crunchy, this granola is my idea … Continue reading

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PB&J Granola Bars

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  Just like past meals I still reminisce about, I have a collection of snacks that have taken firm hold of my memories. About a million years ago (aka the early 2000’s), I participated in the Northeast AIDS ride. It … Continue reading

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Apple Protein Bars

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I have a confession!  I’m addicted to on-the-go, transportable foods.  Bars, bags of nuts, dried cheese bites, foods that can fit in my purse, backpack or suitcase.  Sometimes I get really hungry when I’m out and about and when I … Continue reading

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Candied Strawberries

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I had a bowl of strawberries sitting in my refrigerator starting to look a little sad.  What to do?  Turn them into candied strawberries!  I’ve never been a huge fan of Martha Stewart’s recipes.  Most times I try her recipes … Continue reading

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Rosemary Balsamic Almonds

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 I’m getting very excited about my upcoming adventure to the International Food Blogger’s Conference, starting at the end of this week. This year’s agenda looks great, I’m always excited to meet new bloggers, and love getting to spend time with … Continue reading

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Dukkah Cashews

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Strudel and I are getting excited!  At the end of this month, we will be meeting up in Sacramento for this year’s International Food Blogger Conference.  The IFBC (not to be confused with the International Fungal Biology Conference) is a weekend … Continue reading

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Chewy Granola Bars

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 Making my own granola bars has never really been on my radar – I don’t eat them often, so why would I make my own? But in chatting with my lovely and thoughtful and smart pal Amy a few weeks … Continue reading

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Cherry Fruit Roll-Ups

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You know that Seinfeld where George’s girlfriend tells him that “I find the pastrami to the be most sensual of all the salted, cured meats”? I had a total flashback to that episode when I told Brandon that I was considering making cherry leather; he … Continue reading

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