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How to Make the Perfect Beach Bellini

Alright, we are ditching the smoothies and moving on to cocktails this Sunday. A peach Bellini is one of my favorite apéritifs (alcoholic beverage served before a meal). My husband and I got married in Venice, Italy and in Venice is Harry's Bar - famous for the best Bellinis in the world. During our wedding ceremony we had bottomless Bellinis served during cocktail hour and that's when I fell in love
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Melon Smoothie
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7 Smoothie Recipes for Each Day of the Week

Let's be real - most days we've got so many things on our plate, that the last thing we think about is actually eating something healthy off a plate (sigh). Having balanced and nutritious meals often require a lot of effort so I decided to simplify things a little bit. In order to take better care of myself, I'm going to make myself one smoothie a day, whether for breakfast
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quinoa salad
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Easy-Breezy Kale and Quinoa Salad Recipe

All hail the kale! I have been on a kale binge for a while now, it's my favorite leafy vegetable because it's loaded with vitamins and all kinds of goodies and easy to turn into a salad with some olive oil and easy peezy lemon squeezy lol. I came up with this kale and quinoa salad recipe a couple of years ago when I was trying to stay away from
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My 3 Favorite Healthy Smoothie Recipes

I hate to burden you with stats, but read on and I promise you'll want to know this: Scientists at Biofortis Clinical Research and the University of Missouri Department of Exercise Physiology and Nutrition did a study and found that women who eat 30 - 39 grams of protein for breakfast lose more weight than women that eat less than that. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that dieters who ate 30
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butternut squash soup
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A Pumpkin and Butternut Squash Soup to Savor this November

Nothing says Thanksgiving like the smell of pumpkin and fall spices, add butternut squash to the mix and you can smell that fall is in the air. That's exactly what's in this soup recipe -pumpkin, butternut squash, cinnamon and a few other spices that will fill your kitchen and house with the nutty taste of Fall and fill your tummy with satisfaction. What You’ll Need to Make this Pumpkin and
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How to Throw a Thanksgiving Dinner on a Budget

Thanksgiving is almost here and so is one of the yummiest meals of the year - Thanksgiving dinner! Whether you're in need of a roasting rack, decorations, or centerpieces for your Thanksgiving dinner on a budget, we've found the best deals to save on everything you need. So read on, you'll be thankful you did!   For Cooking and Serving Tools Save up to 60% off roasters and other tools
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Kale Soup
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A Delicious + Healthy Kale Soup Recipe to Kick-Off Fall

From dominating restaurant menus to being the "must have" ingredient on cooking shows, kale has been "in style" for a few years now. And, it's no wonder given this leafy vegetable is loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, minerals, can help lower cholesterol and when prepared correctly is dee-licious! A few years ago when my daughter was one and was eating only soups, I was always struggling to keep her meals interesting and healthy
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Cool Off this Summer with One Of Our Favorite Watermelon Recipes

It’s summer, summer, summertime...and around here we are busy keeping it cool from our styles to savings to our food. There is nothing more refreshing than cold fruit on a warm summer day and a watermelon is the coolest (literally) fruit you can use in your recipes. This is one of my quick and cute watermelon recipes I created one summer day when I was hosting a light brunch for my girlfriends.
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How to cut a pineapple
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How to Cut a Pineapple, Watermelon and Other Difficult Fruits Easily

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4j1Xb4_R5IY Pineapples, watermelons, kiwis, mangos and avocados – these are among my favorite fruits to eat. But to be honest, every time I’m at the grocery store and I see and crave one I remember the struggle. The struggle of cutting and cleaning them makes me rethink buying them. I know this has been super lazy of me and so finally I decided to try out a few different techniques
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10 Yum And Fun Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Around here, we believe the most important meal of the day should also be the most fun. I love creating fun breakfast plates for my daughter because the cuter they look the faster she eats them. Of course, I don't always get to do this because of time constraints but I try my best, or opt for the faster ideas. I want to share some of my favorite breakfast ideas for kids,
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