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Coconut Diagonals

Coconut Diagonals are a favorite holiday cookie that are so easy to make and have lots of delicious coconut flavor. In fact, they’re delicious to enjoy all year ’round – so go ahead and bake up a batch! 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup toasted coconut 1/2 […]

Coconut Rice Pilaf with Cranberries

Coconut Rice Pilaf with Cranberries

Prepare yourself for a visual and delicious treat: coconut rice seasoned with ginger, decorated with almonds, and sweetened with anti-oxidant rich dried and whole cranberries. Choose from a variety of organic long grain brown rices: jasmine, basmati rice, or Mekong Flower Rice, which cooks in 30 minutes. 1 tbsp Nutiva Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil […]

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Baking and Cookie Sheets: A Review

It’s cookie-baking season, and the house is filled with cheer. But, with everything else that is going on, I want to ensure that I continue to maintain a bit of cheer when baking. Nothing can be more frustrating than taking the time to bake cookies and not have them come out properly. I want each […]

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Olives and Opera

The olive tree. Its branches are a symbol of peace and goodwill. Its oil signifies prosperity and purity. Its wood is a symbol of vitality and life. Its fruit is. . . well, it’s simply delicious. The olive tree was one of the first plants to be cultivated, growing best in climates that are mild […]

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Fresh cranberries appear in markets from October through December, but oftentimes only make an appearance at the annual holiday table. But, now that … [Read More...]

Favorite Finds

from Dillanos Coffee Roasters

Kenyan Kikai Peaberry

Dillanos Coffee Roasters brings us a delicious morning cup of coffee, Kenyan Kikai Peaberry from the Mt. Elgon District of Kenya. Mount Elgon is an extinct shield volcano that is the oldest and largest solitary volcano in East Africa, providing fertile soil to grow coffee. The farmers kn Kikai planted their first coffee trees in […]

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Snacks with Gratitude

I’m always in search for new snack-time options for the family. But when I think of snack-time, I don’t usually turn to  the latest wasabi and soy sauce flavored chips and crackers, or the Oreo Creme filled Chips Ahoy cookies — no, I’m talking healthy snacks, tasty snacks, energy-filled snacks, and basically good-for-you snacks. That’s […]

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