Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Bars

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Happy Father's Day—to my amazing dad and all of the other irreplaceable papas out there! In honor of the holiday, I baked you (and him) a treat. :) Since I couldn't be there in person to celebrate the holiday with my dad, I sent a batch of this dessert his way. It's includes some of his favorite snacks, peanuts, pretzels and chocolate. And who doesn't love a bar cookie? This recipe turned out to be the perfect gift for my dad in ...continue reading

Taste Testing 3 New Whole Foods Finds

I hope you all had a wonderful Hanukkah/Christmas/Kwanzaa! As the clock ticks closer and closer to 2013, many are setting resolutions to sweat more and make wiser diet choices. I’ve mentioned before that I’m more of a fan of goals throughout the year, not just on January 1, but anything that’s a catalyst for healthier choices gets a green light in my book! As many are stocking their kitchens with more nutritious ...continue reading

Twisted Treats

Are you ready for some football? As we speak, the Pro Bowl is commencing and in one week, the Colts and the Saints will face-off for the National Championship! So what does that have to do with health, you ask? Well, with Super Bowl parties galore, the snacking landscape can be a minefield for diet disasters. Pizza bagel bites, cocktail weenies or chips and dip anyone? It’s certainly OK to splurge every so often, as we discussed ...continue reading