Archive for the ‘Vegging In’ Category

posted by on Baking, Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert, Tea, Vegging In

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These delicious treats, made of chocolate chips, chai and ground oatmeal is a powerful trifecta of my favorite ingredients come together. It’s a really easy recipe, especially since I plucked the chai right out of the tea bags I had at home, just as the author of the recipe had done. I’m still trying to [...]

posted by on Baking, Comfort Food, Cookies, Dessert, Vegging In

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For a lavender-themed birthday gift, I chose to make honey lavender cookies that are oh-so-rich (shortbread = butter) but oh so fragrant while making. What you need: 2 cups all-purpose flour ¾ tsp salt ½ tsp baking powder 1 tbsp dried or fresh lavender 6 oz. unsalted butter, softened 2 tbs honey ½ cup confectioners’ sugar [...]

posted by on Dinner, Fast & Easy, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegging In

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I hate the word “diet.” It comes with a negative connotation, most often indicating what you can’t have, or rather, what you can’t enjoy. But Weight Watchers seems different. I don’t technically follow the plan, but its philosophy, on of basic portion control, isn’t a crazy fad, and that’s what I love. So when my [...]

posted by on Corn, Dinner, Drinks, Mexican, Vegging In

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I got to be on the other side of the table when my friend and former roommate cooked a quesadilla dinner for me and my current roommate. Three amazing components to the meal: A raspberry-apple mocktail (with juice from the farmer’s market no less!), corn on the cob Café Habana-style and vegetables quesadillas. Doesn’t the [...]

posted by on Baking, Cookies, Dessert, Fruit, Vegging In

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This weekend I got a little ahead of my November 1 resolution to bake more and whipped up some of Martha Stewart’s strawberry-shortcake cookies. I love the cake version so the cookie incarnation had to be just as good…and it was! It’s a pretty easy recipe that gives you the exact flavor of strawberry shortcake [...]

posted by on Baking, Chocolate, Cupcakes, Vegging In

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I found this cupcake recipe while perusing YumSugar‘s slideshow of unusual cupcakes. They look so good I could seriously reach into my computer screen and grab one right now. Alas, technology prevents that, but I definitely want to make them soon. This creation was just one of YumSugar’s 52 weekly endeavors in her 2008 New [...]