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Gluten Free Chocolate Almond + Orange Tea Cakes

For those of you that have children, I am sure you (like me) spend your Saturday’s and Sunday’s at the park or gym, watching children, small and large, playing with balls. Basketballs, soccer balls, footballs, baseballs, and lacrosse balls. Three boys, 3-6 games(depending on Isaac’s travel basketball schedule), spent at the park and gym.

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Homemade Hazelnut Chocolate Cream + A Cake

It’s New Years Eve. A new year is about to begin and new beginnings are on the horizon. Two weeks ago, Eli started a new school and he is a completely new person. One of confidence, maturity, and someone I love spending time with. Middle school has empowered Isaac in more ways than one. He’s […]

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Almond Date Truffles (Vegan)

I have been in the kitchen non stop since before Thanksgiving. Baking, creating, cooking, organizing, and eating. After baking thousands of cookies, bars, making candy, and teacakes, for holiday gifting, believe it or not, I ran out of stuff. I still had several on my list that I could not neglect, yet the idea of […]

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Streusel Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Muffins

Sweet potatoes were not my responsibility this year, instead, I volunteered to make my stuffing, a shaved brussel sprout salad, cranberries, this tart, and mini-cranberry hand pies (recipe to come). While the tart was baking in the oven, I decided to roast the one sweet potato I had on hand and 3 purple beets. The […]

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Bouchon Bakery – Double Chocolate Chippers

Finding random emails in my in box, requesting a review(basically asking if I want “free” stuff) of a product, kitchen gadget, or cookbook always ignites my curiosity. I get request quite often, but the reality is, is that between family, menu planning, my kid’s schedule, my consulting clients, and work, there is not much down […]

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