Coffee Date

Coffee DateHello, old friend! If you and I were able to finally carve some time out of our schedules to sit down together and catch-up over coffee, I'd give you a big hug. Because I've missed you so much! I'd start off talking about how the holidays were so crazy, weren't they? I'd ask if you had a great time visiting your friends and family. You went out-of-town, didn't you? I hope you just had the most wonderful holiday season! I'd tell you. . .
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Gluten-Free Super Seed Crackers

Gluten Free Super Seed CrackersSo, I neglected to mention a pretty huge thing that happened to me this past week. I blame the hub-hub of the holidays, but somehow, I forgot to tell you guys that my second cookbook, Chia, Quinoa, Kale, Oh My! was officially released this past week! If you preordered the book (THANK YOU!), it shipped early, and you've probably had it in your hands for a few weeks now. I hope you're absolutely loving it! If you haven't yet ordered it,. . .
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How to Make Chicken Broth (the Lazy Way)

Chicken BrothI'm going to let you in on a little secret: I haven't bought chicken broth in years. I used to think making chicken broth was this big, long, complicated process, and that kept me from making my own forever, but then I discovered the really easy trick to super easy chicken broth, and I haven't looked back. Homemade chicken broth is tastier, healthier (you can control the sodium levels), and, the main reason I make it, it's so much cheaper!. . .
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Coconut Milk Ranch Dressing

Coconut Milk Ranch DressingI've been officially off diary for about five months now, and, I have to say, it's been a lot easier than I thought it would be. Sure, I miss a really good cheesy pizza, but other than that (and, okay, mac and cheese), I'm really not missing many dairy foods. Which is a total shocker, because I'd say before my daughter was diagnosed with a MSPI intolerance, a very large portion of my diet came from dairy foods. The biggest reason. . .
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October Income Report — $1901.04

October 2014 Income ReportHappy new year friends! My first post of 2015—an other exciting edition of my monthly income reports! Yay! Up until now, I've been running about 45-60 days behind on these reports, because of how some of my ad networks report earnings. However, I've made some changes to some of those sources, and I should be able to come much closer to real-time reporting with my income. My hope is that I can play catch-up over the next few months, and come. . .
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2015 Printable Wellness Calendar

2015 Wellness CalendarFor the past few years, I've been creating a monthly wellness calendar printable. If you've never used one, the calendars have a daily wellness-related challenge (stuff like drink eight glasses of water or go for a walk), and if you accomplish each task on the calendar in a month, you've set yourself up for a great start to a healthy lifestyle. I personally believe that healthy living is made up of a bunch of small decisions instead of the big. . .
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Sesame Soba Noodles

Sesame Soba NoodlesWhen people hear that I develop recipes for a living, I think most of them assume that eating at our house is like a delicious and varied restaurant—with a new recipe being tested at every single meal. Not so much. As much as I'd like to say I'm that adventurous in the kitchen, I have to be honest, my day-to-day menus are actually kinda boring. Just like everyone else, we have a handful of our tried-and-true dishes that we rely. . .
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White Chicken Chili

White Chicken ChiliChili is one of those foods (kinda like chocolate chip cookies), that everyone has their own definition of perfect. For me, this white chicken version is my absolute perfect chili. I mean, I love a good regular "red" chili, too, but I feel like regular chili requires lots of toppings to make it spectacular. I usually put taco chili on top of noodles, and then top it with avocado, chopped onion, sharp cheddar cheese, sour cream, and a handful of crushed. . .
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