Vanilla spiked Mountain Oats

Beach front in the summer & snowy mountains in the winter, that’s the dream.  But how to make it reality on an income that doesn’t support an ocean front balcony and cozy cabin in the woods?  Just seek a remote job that can run with […]

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Vanilla Coconut Americano

Espresso in the morning, barefoot in the sand, and the sound of the ocean?  Yeah, the vagabond life is working out nicely I’d have to say!  I know, espresso seems like it would be pretty low on the list of necessary items to pack for […]

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California Cuties Vinaigrette 

California “cuties” are tiny handheld, seasonal mandarin oranges from the San Joaquin Valley.  Their season runs from November to April, and you may see them in stores as clementines or mandarins, but either one will work for this vinaigrette.  These little oranges provide nice combination of sweet […]

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Mint Sunshine Tea

Bursting with sunshine antioxidants, and brewed with whole mint leaves, this refreshing tea is total well being in a cup.  Green Tea in itself has long been used for wellness with reducing stress, increasing mental function, promoting weight loss, and lowering the risk of disease. […]

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Apple Sugar & Spice Holiday Cookies

Apple Sugar & Spice Holiday cookies start as a traditional butter cookie.  Then they are spiked with warm cinnamon and pumpkin spice, and finished with little slices of tart green winter apple. #fbcookieswap “Yay-Yum!”  (Feel free to use that) Oh, the holidays!  Baking concoctions of cookies and pies, truffles […]

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Honeydew Agave Lemonade

Last week I ordered a Bountiful Baskets and now my fridge if filled with an insatiable amount of fruits.  If you are unfamiliar…. Bountiful Baskets is a Food Co-op that distributes produce baskets, breads and other rotating foods every other week, in most states.   Baskets are […]

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Berries, Bananas & Peanut Butter (V)

Good morning!  Who wants vegan breakfast?  Oh yes, the challenge continues.  Any fruits will do, but these worked nicely today.  Also, if you have access to fresh ground peanut butter, (sold at most natural stores) its totally worth the trip and makes this dish that much […]

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