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Summer Tea Party

Saturday afternoon I had the pleasure of being apart of something awesome!  I mean really…really awesome!  I was invited by a client to attend an annual Summer Tea Party networking event.  If you know me, you know that I am totally very awkward in social gatherings....

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Crawfish Etouffee

I think I’m slowly turning into a foodie.  Which is not necessarily a bad thing at all since I like to eat.  But I’m still on a weight-loss journey so I need to watch this new venture closely. It is, or was, crawfish season down here in...
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Mongolian Beef

PREP: 10 MIN • COOK: 20 MIN • READY: 30 MIN • YIELD: 4 SERVINGS INGREDIENTS: 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced 2 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup dark brown sugar Vegetable oil, for frying 1-1/2 lb...
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Basil Pork

PREP: 5 MIN • COOK: 15 MIN • READY: 20 MIN • YIELD: 6 SERVINGS INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp vegetable oil 6 cloves garlic, minced (2 tbsp) 5 Asian shallots or ½ small onion , cut into thin slices (⅓ cup) 1½ pounds ground pork 6 red Thai...
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Snickerdoodle Apple Crisp

PREP: 15 MIN • COOK: 45 MIN • READY: 75 MIN • YIELD: 12 SERVINGS INGREDIENTS: No-Stick Cooking Spray 2 (21 oz.) cans apple pie filling 1 (17.5 oz.) package Pillsbury® Snickerdoodle Cookie Mix 3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup finely chopped...
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Red Velvet Pancakes

PREP: 5 MIN • COOK: 10 MIN • READY: 15 MIN • YIELD: 10-12 PANCAKES INGREDIENTS: 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup cocoa powder 2 tbsp granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted 1 cup club soda 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1...
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Creamed Avocado and Lime Chilled Pasta

PREP: 5 MIN • COOK: 12 MIN • READY: 17 MIN • YIELD: 4 SERVINGS INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2cup dry shell pasta or short pasta of your choice 1 ripe avocado handful of cilantro, roughly chopped 1 1/2 tbsp lime juice 3 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp garlic...
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Avocado Egg Rolls

This has easily become a family favorite for snack time, especially since we love avocados!  We’ve even taken it a step further with this recipe and added chicken or shrimp and a little Mrs. Dash Lemon Pepper for a little ting. PREP: 15 MIN • COOK:...
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Well Ho Ho Ho…It’s Christmas…I guess.

It really didn't feel much like Christmas today. It's a weird feeling of lack luster excitement.  Perhaps if it snowed in Atlanta for a  change I might actually feel more in the spirit.  Despite there being no sign of a snowflake outside, I was still...