Recipe: Spiced Peaches & Cream Quinoa Smoothies

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So my mom got me a NutriBullet for my birthday a couple weeks ago, which was quite awesome of her. Last summer when I was doing my first state fair demo (remind me to put up those pictures from this year, okay?), I lost my immersion blender, so it’s been…

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Recipe: Spiced Peaches & Cream Quinoa Smoothies

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So my mom got me a NutriBullet for my birthday a couple weeks ago, which was quite awesome of her. Last summer when I was doing my first state fair demo (remind me to put up those pictures from this year, okay?), I lost my immersion blender, so it’s been…

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Newsworthy: Introducing Getting Well, Being Well!

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Before I launch into my next recipe, I wanted to take a moment to formally introduce that side project I’ve been talking about for a few weeks now. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome into your RSS feeds the latest blog from yours truly,

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Recipe: Green Apple & Cucumber Tuna Salad Sandwiches

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While yesterday marked the unofficial end of summer, there are still three whole weeks before fall officially arrives. Even though I’m looking forward to boots, chunky sweaters, and hearty soup season, I’m not quite ready to give up my summer – or summertime…

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Happy 6th Birthday, PGEW.com!

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Six years old.

PGEW is SIX!!! Can you believe it? Technically it turned six a couple weeks ago, but there has been a lot going on behind the scenes that will be revealed soon enough, which pushed back the celebration. Monday…

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Recipe Resurrection: My Favorite Sandwich – The H.S.A.T.

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When PGEW went through a major redesign a couple years ago, the most daunting task was moving everything from such a huge blog over to its new digs. At the time, I had close to 300 recipes under my belt, not to mention a ton of tip posts and articles…

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Recipe: My Dad’s Summer Harvest Salad

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Remember lettuce?

Traipsing through the aisles of Safeway for a kitty food run the other day, I made a quick round through the produce department to check out selection and prices. I’ve become such a produce snob over the years that it can be difficult…

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Recipe: Pesto Tuna Salad Stuffed Avocados

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So, I had to go MIA again, despite all my best efforts to make May a month of many posts. As I mentioned in my last

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Turning Point

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Confession: A year ago, I hit my personal rock bottom. 

Not in terms of addictions or anything like that, but in my mental and emotional health. The stress, depression and anxiety that came from my declining health, misery at the…

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The $25 Shopping Cart, v. 18.0 – Extreme Edition

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It’s been a LOOOOONG time since I’ve done one of these, and yet we’re still all the way up to #18! Pretty cool, and what an adventure it was.

My health being what it’s been lately, it’s become harder for me to find the best place to work (I still have…

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Recipe: Quinoa, Egg & Veggie Breakfast Bites (and a Breakfast Challenge!)

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Confession: I’ve become a bad, bad, bad breakfast eater.

I didn’t used to be like this. Naturally, there was no escaping breakfast in my younger years, when parents would monitor the heck out of stuff like that. But in my adult life, there…

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