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Lebanese Garlic Dip (Toum)

I love making this dip for a few reasons: 1) I have a love affair with garlic 2) I feel magical when I make it.

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Mary’s Turkey Chili

We had some of our family in town for the past few weeks.

They flew in from New York, Berkley, and even a car full that made it all the way from Boston.

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How to Propagate Succulents

I don’t spend a lot of money on decorating my apartments, but when it comes to plants I can’t control myself.

Then I discovered how to propagate. Propa…what? Read on….

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Blackened Tilapia & Homemade Blackening Seasoning

Let’s face it, Tilapia is needs a little help.

I’ve never heard, “go lightly on the seasonings so the Tilapia flavor will shine,” have you?

No, because tilapia doesn’t really have any flavor.

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The “Who Made This?” Guacamole

I’ve been making guacamole basically since I was a newborn and this is my recipe that I think is pretty delicious.

When I bring it to parties I always hear  “who made this?”  to which, I stop whatever conversation I may have been having and scream, “ME!! I DID! I MADE IT!” .

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Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Greek Yogurt & Coconut Oil

I am a blueberry hoarder.

When I see them in the store I have to buy at least 2 lbs, and they’ll be gone in a day. Miles doesn’t even like blueberries.

But seriously, how delicious are they right now?

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Easy No-Knead Pizza Dough (Part 2)

Here is part two of the anxiously awaited Easy No-Knead Pizza Dough Recipe that I promised. Plus a few pictures from pizza night last week.

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My Women’s Spring Suit Picks for 2014

The water finally warmed up here and it is time to put away my 3/2 full suit. I love being able to feel the water when I’m surfing, and the freedom of not being covered with neoprene. Plus, my legs finally get some time in the sun!

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Garlicky Spaghetti Squash with Spinach, Tomatoes and Feta

The best thing about living in a location that is warm all year round is that we get a lot of visitors!

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Juicing: The First Week

Over a plate of tacos last week, our friend Casey talked us into doing a juice cleanse. He has done a few himself, and we’ve heard him rave about it before but never considered doing it. At that point we had just been having green smoothies, but they were making me gag every time I drank one.  We switched from green smoothies, which we made with yogurt and in the blender,  to juicing fruits and veggies in a juicer. We aimed to juice for 3 meals a day, for a 2 weeks.

As mentioned in my previous post, I have never been one for fad diets but I really wanted to see the effects of this one.

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