Topic: Recipe

When Scott & I were living in Lake Tahoe this past winter, the closest Trader Joe's was about 45 minutes away in Nevada so we only went once a month, if that. 

We could get pretty much everything we needed at the local supermarket chain and health food store in town, but there were a few items that Trader Joe's had I couldn't find elsewhere — or TJ's prices were much more reasonable, so we'd ...

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Spring is in the air and many of us are dusting off our running shoes, uncovering our bikes, and getting ready for warm-weather outdoor activities!

I love playing outside as much as anyone, but I'm not a fan of Gatorade and other commercial "sports drinks." 



They always give me a headache and "stomach rot," even when I dilute them pretty considerably with water. (I think I just met my lifetime limit when training for my first marathon back ...

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Here's an island-flavored twist on the Skillet Frijoles Negros in Everyday Happy Herbivore

Black beans & plantains are a common pairing in Caribbean cuisine, but I know how hard plantains are to find — and then they take eons to ripen. Anyway, I'm using bananas as a cheater approach — and trust me, it's good. 

Bananas are one of my favorite "surprise" ingredients — check out the Red Red Stew in EHH too and see what I mean ...

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I love cinnamon buns, but they take hours to make and then I end up with a whole tray that I can’t resist. I wondered if I could make a single-serving from pizza dough — and yes! Yes I can! Mini-style. By the way, all of my tester’s kids went crazy for these minis! 


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Cold, creamy, rice pudding can be a great treat for a hot summer's day. Technically, rice pudding day is on Thursday but we're sharing just a little bit early so you can make this in advance and let it cool down. Try a serving for breakfast or enjoy as a healthy dessert!

Ingredients ⅓ cup brown rice, uncooked 2 cups non-dairy milk ⅓ cup raisins 2 tbsp cornstarch a dash of cinnamon a dash of pure maple syrup ...

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