Posts in Appetizers & Sides
The Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Drinking coffee has been associated with many negative health outcomes, but now, many studies have proven otherwise. Do you love coffee? If so, then you are in luck because coffee can provide many benefits to your health. Many studies had shown that coffee was dangerous and that it could cause cancer or raise blood pressure.

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My Business Idea: Sugar-free Asian Sauces

I once made sugar free lemon sauce using stevia, cornstarch, and lemon juice. The sugar-free lemon sauce is possible by using lemonade from Simply Brand. Simply juice brands are the ones I get on a regular basis. The sugar-free lemon sauce is just as good as the real thing, which has so much sugar in it. If it were sold in a bottle, I’d find bottles with high fructose corn syrup in it.

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3 Super Simple Sides for the Holidays

You know how sometimes recipes will claim to be simple, and then they end up being a million steps? I hate that. I realize what may be simple to you and me might be different but within reason! Not to mention people putting their entire life story before the recipe. I guess I’m keeping it real this holiday.

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3 Chocolate Covered Anything Recipes

Life has a way of knocking us down repeatedly, overwhelming us, frustrating us and even stressing us out. However, you know what's one thing that makes everything better? Chocolate. Whether it's for curing those crazy period cravings, the secret ingredient to your healthy smoothie or just a late treat before bed. Chocolate has the ability to add some extra goodness in a pretty crazy situation.

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5 DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

The holiday season is here, so most of us are getting our gifts lined up. However, with all the articles I’ve done on sustainability lately, I wanted to create less waste this holiday season. So I decided I was going to make my gifts. I also wanted them to be affordable and relatively easy to make. Something that’s great about these gifts is that they can be adapted to any religious or cultural preference.

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Christmas at Starbucks 

If you're a Starbucks fanatic, you must know that the winter season calls for one of their busiest times of the year! Christmas calls for red aprons, red cups, winter drinks, and goodies. There are people that wait all year for Starbucks's seasonal items, things like pounds of coffee-beans, seasonal treats, and most importantly the coffee itself.

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Great Ways To Enjoy Peanut Butter You May Not Have Considered

If you’re a peanut butter lover like me, then you know that peanut butter can be used on or substituted for just about anything. For those who aren’t that experimental with this tasty treat or for those who may not have considered trying peanut butter in these unique ways.

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Satifying Snacks Under 150 Calories

When I choose a snack, I like it to pack a punch while being a reasonable amount of calories. I want it to give me energy and keep me full throughout the day, while still being healthy. This is especially important at the 2-o-clock afternoon slump. Eating snacks that are high in protein and healthy fats help energy and satiety levels. My other requirement is that snacks be yummy, so every item on this list is tasty.

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Decadent Recipes for Chocolate Covered Anything Day

I’m guessing I don’t really need to make a case for chocolate. Of course, there are those weirdos (ahem my husband) who don’t like it, but the rest of us are in the midst of a love affair with it. I mean...it’s chocolate. Chocolate dates all the way back to the Aztecs and cacao seeds. It eventually made its way to Europe where sugar was added to make it sweeter.

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