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22 November, 2017

Ham and Potatoes

Ham and Potatoes
Posted in : dinner, easy, food, funny, History, humor, potato, potatoes, recipe, Thanksgiving on by : Jeanette Schramm
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It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and a lot of you are probably wondering why I’ve decided to make a post about ham and potatoes instead of turkey and stuffing, like pretty much every other blogger on the planet. Honestly, I don’t have a good answer for that, but I do have a kind of funny,
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13 September, 2017

Old Fashioned Pecan Date Bread

Old Fashioned Pecan Date Bread
Posted in : bread, breakfast, dessert, easy, food, recipe, snack on by : Jeanette Schramm
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This is another recipe we found in Nana’s stash of recipe cards. According to Poppa, it came from his sister, Dorothy, who used to make it for him all the time and later passed the recipe on to Nana. I added a couple of spices to it to make the dough a little more interesting,
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30 August, 2017

Banana Goji Soy Smoothie

Banana Goji Soy Smoothie
Posted in : breakfast, dessert, easy, food, guest post, recipe, smoothie, snack, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Schramm
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Today’s post is a guest post, brought to you by Shell Harris, of Smoothie Web! — There is nothing basic about this smoothie, with its added superfoods and creamy, delicious texture. It’s so easy to make, you can whip up this smoothie for breakfast or even a quick snack. The cinnamon and banana add a
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9 August, 2017

Birdseed Cookies (For People!)

Birdseed Cookies (For People!)
Posted in : breakfast, easy, food, funny, humor, recipe, snack on by : Jeanette Schramm
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As someone who grew up in an Italian household eating copious amounts of pasta and baking cookies every other day of the week, I never really had much of an interest in dieting. I was vegetarian for a while, but I was also an extremely competitive and active runner at the time, and I couldn’t
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26 July, 2017

Guilt Free Fudge Brownies

Guilt Free Fudge Brownies
Comments : 3 Posted in : dessert, easy, food, recipe, snack, vegan, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Schramm
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I’ve been doing a lot of baking lately. As danger goes, baking is a pretty safe hobby — unless we’re talking about your waistline. In an effort to not gain a million pounds in a couple of months, I’ve started taking steps toward making healthier baked goods (sometimes; nothing can curb my cupcake experimentation, though…).
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5 July, 2017

War Cake

War Cake
Posted in : dessert, food, History, recipe, snack, vegan, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Schramm
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The days surrounding Independence Day (for any country) are always a good time to do some delving into your nation’s history. For me, as an American, I’ve done my fair share of reading on periods of war from the 1700s through to current times. A period that holds a lot of personal interest for me
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