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Entries Tagged as 'Just for Fun'

Happy Birthday Cupcakes

October 31st, 2011 · 4 Comments · cupcake, Just for Fun

A running/work friend recently asked me to make cupcakes for her little man’s 2nd birthday and these little bright babies were the result. What speaks more to a 2nd birthday – bright, bright colors of course! This recipe is also fairly basic so it’s a good recipe for anyone on the go. So let’s get […]

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Quick Fire Recipe: Lime Banger Pumpkin Seeds

October 5th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Easy, Healthy, Just for Fun

After all of your pumpkin carving, save the seeds! Clean them, let them dry completely then gently toss them in EVOO, juice of half a lime, lots of sea salt and fresh cracked pepper and roast in a 400°F oven for 20-30 minutes. Be sure to toss about every 5 minutes while roasting them. Cool […]

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Vegetarian Lasagna

September 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Cheese, Easy, Healthy, Just for Fun

If anyone has a garden or lives anywhere close to a Farmer’s Market they know zucchinis are season. My daughter is at the Natural Gourmet Institute this year, and reminded me that this vegetable lasagna is a great way to pack in your veggies in a hearty manner!

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Dinosaur Cake

September 12th, 2011 · No Comments · cake, Dessert, Just for Fun

We recently had a 60th birthday in our office at work for the “big dog” so I made this ‘ancient dinosaur’ cake for him to celebrate the milestone!

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Dr. Pepper Cupcakes

September 8th, 2011 · 47 Comments · cupcake, Dessert, Just for Fun

Well BS’ers it looks like I’ve been challenged to another ‘Iron Chef’ recipe – to make Dr. Pepper flavoured cupcakes for a pregnant lady at work whose had non-stop cravings for DP. So L, these cupcakes are for you and the soon-to-be-Dr.Pepper’s-Number-One-Fan. All the best in the last few days of your pregnancy and can’t […]

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First Timer’s Luck: Macarons

September 5th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Dessert, Egg, Just for Fun

Well people – the day finally arrived….the day to tackle my fears of egg whites and make macarons….

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Simple Greek Salad

August 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Easy, Healthy, International Food, Just for Fun, Salad

A good friend at work always makes Greek Salad and I go all kindergarten on her and usually end up trading some of my lunch or flat out stealing some of her delicious greek salads she always makes. So I finally got the ingredients to make them myself. If you’re trying to up your veggie […]

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Welcome to the Family

August 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Just for Fun

I have been waiting for this moment forever – and thanks to a great sale at Costco I am now a proud owner of a KitchenAid Mixer. I think my kitchen collection is now complete :). – Carlene

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Pumped-Up Peanut Butter Pie (For Mikey)

August 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Dessert, Just for Fun, Soul Food

If anyone follows lots of food blogs, you would have seen the trend of peanut butter pie. These have been in support of an American food blogger, Jennie, who lost her husband Mikey to a heart attack. There’s been a surge of PB Pie recipes, not only to show support and love for for Jennie […]

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Watermelon Salad

August 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Easy, Fresh herbs, Healthy, Just for Fun

It’s official. Summer is here and watermelons are on sale at the grocery store. Do you love watermelon but wonder what kind of things you can do to spruce up the classic summer fruit? Well try this salad at your next summer gathering.

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