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Oh, For the Love of Pecan!

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We’re welcoming April with open arms because it means spring is making an appearance. There’s also so much going on in the month of April! Besides being Autism Awareness Month, it is also National Pecan Month. As I always say, no better way to celebrate something than with a delicious recipe! I found something super fun and easy on Tasty to make for desserts or snacks any time of the week.Pecan Lace CupsA decadent pecan recipe for the whole family to enjoy. Use it to make something savory or sweet! The idea is the same behind the waffle cups that […]

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Sweet and Salty Pretzel Bark

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I’m one of those people who secretly loved the idea of those chocolate covered potato chips. Don’t worry, I read the label and decided against it. But there is something to having a sweet salty mixture that tastes so good. Today’s recipe is a Pinterest inspired find – a Dark Chocolate Pretzel Bark. There are so many things I love about making bark. One it’s such an easy gift – Mother’s Day anyone? Secondly, it’s so versatile. Once you have the basics you can quite literally get rid of anything in your pantry (like leftover Halloween or Christmas candy). This […]

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Dark Chocolate Brownies and Cookbook Giveaway

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We had the pleasure of meeting Jill Dahan at the NC Fitness Expo last month (that feels like both a lifetime ago and like it just happened last week!). Her new cookbook, “Starting Fresh: Recipes for Life,” focuses on real ingredients and whole foods to provide your body with better nutrition. As a mother of three boys, she strives to find a better way to prepare each meal. Jill turned to a “food as medicine” approach when two of her sons experienced serious health issues, including cancer. In her new cookbook, she shares her knowledge of how food can transform […]

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