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Homemade Cheese Stuffed Pizza

This summer I discovered the beautiful art of making homemade pizza. I love pizza. But the thought of making it myself felt daunting. Until I went to a potluck dinner and saw my friend Troy whip up an amazing pizza meal in 30 min.

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Spaghetti alla Capocollo

Someone has told me that giving birth is like running a marathon. And what do you eat before a marathon? Carbs. That is exactly what my body has been craving these final weeks of pregnancy. All.The.Carbs. You could say I have been carb loading for the big day.

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Five Meal-Prepping Ideas for a New Season

September is right around the corner and with it, a new season. Many of us, my husband included, are heading back to school or have kids heading back to school. And others like myself are preparing for a whole new season of life: motherhood!

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Recipe: the healthiest chocolate pudding you’ll ever eat

There used to be a time when snack packs and dunkaroos and fruit-by-the-foot constituted the coolest snacks among my peers. Somewhere along the way, however, these snacks became demonized and replaced by things like cliff bars and chia seeds and actual real fruit.

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Recipe: Pad gra prao (Thai basil beef)

I’m not a fan of breakfast food. I was never into the whole ‘cereal and milk’, ‘toast and peanut butter’, ‘english muffin’, sort of thing.  Often times I would just skip breakfast entirely – which is problematic seeing as numerous studies keep pointing to the importance of starting your day with a healthy breakfast.

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Chewy, crispy chocolate chip cookies

Oh the classic chocolate chip cookie. What is it about this basic treat that brings so many good feelings to the heart? You must know what I am talking about. It’s that magical feeling that happens in our minds when we take a bite into that gooey,

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Spicy Salmon and Kale Croquettes

Last month I spent a week living with my grandma. I got to watch her as she made fresh paratas using three kinds of flour; rolled out dough for homemade pizza; boiled milk for fresh yogurt; and clarified butter for our morning oatmeal.