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crispy and cheesy smashed cauliflower

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Move over junk food, these craveable cauliflower bites may just take the place of loaded cheesy snacks. Made with just cauliflower, seasoning and cheese, these come out so crispy and flavorful I’d probably recommend doubling the recipe. Here’s a peek into the process: First, I steam the cauliflower briefly so it’s soft enough to smash […]

Crispy and Cheesy Smashed Cauliflower


Woman in pink swimsuit standing in an outdoor pool with water up to waist height. She's wearing sunnies and is looking to the side. Her blond hair is in a ponytail.

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As a sun lover and outdoor enthusiast, I’ve always cherished the warm embrace of the sun’s rays on my skin. I was that girl baking in a bikini on the beach, addicted to the tan lines and my skins “healthy” glow. However, my perspective on sun exposure took a significant turn in my 40s when […]

The Best Sunscreens this Summer (and all year!)

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Nealy preparing spaghetti squash

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In case you aren’t yet familiar with cooking this versatile vegetable, spaghetti squash has captured the attention of health conscious foodies (like me!) and summer is the perfect time to experiment with this fun, easy and delicious veggie. For those of you seeking healthier alternatives to traditional pasta, spaghetti squash is perhaps my favorite stand-in, […]

Sensational Spaghetti Squash: A Showcase of Scrumptious Recipes


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Summertime means a lot of things but most importantly it means that BBQ season is in full swing! Grilling, whether it’s for a casual family dinner or for a festive gathering with friends, is probably the easiest and most flexible way to feed a crowd. Beyond the usual meats on the grill however, we often […]

BBQ Side Dishes to Impress Your Guests


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Have you ever thought to yourself “I should really stretch more often?”. Or perhaps whenever you see signs for a yoga studio or a friend tells you she just came back from yoga class you think “I should really do that”. We have many things that we tell ourselves we wish we could do but […]

Get Flexible in Bed

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Finding the perfect gift for the men in our lives on Father’s Day can be quite a challenge. When it comes to buying a gift for my own man, I always struggle to find something that he doesn’t already have, something he hasn’t already bought for himself and something he will actually use and enjoy. […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas


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Oh, for the love of barbecue season! Grilling and outdoor dining are the highlight of our summers on the ranch in Montana. Barbecues are just always a good idea and a really flexible, stress-free and crowd-pleasing type of meal with friends. Whether you’re grilling up juicy burgers (keep reading for more on my faves) or […]

Outdoor Dining: Grilling Techniques and Recipes


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If you’re anything like me and you sometimes wait till the last minute to find a gift because you just don’t know what to get that special person in your life then keep on reading. With Mother’s Day around the corner and everything online accessible with a click of a button (and your credit card), […]

Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Women

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This gluten free chocolate chunk banana bread is a new family fave that’s so delicious! Given the popularity of my original banana bread (honestly, that recipe has thousands of hits each month!), this chocolate chunk banana bread takes things to a whole other level! It’s super-moist, buttery, and offers delicate notes of caramel from the […]

Gluten Free Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread


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We love pancakes in this house and you might be surprised to read that this recipe was inspired by one of Liam’s (my youngest son’s) own creations. That boy does love his chocolate! These white chocolate chunk pancakes with ganache are surprisingly effortless to whip up but look incredibly indulgent. The best bit? You probably […]

White Chocolate Chunk Pancakes with Chocolate Ganache


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I’m about to share my favorite time-saving baking hack: using store-bought boxed mixes. Get my secrets for making them taste homemade!

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In this piece, I’m about to share my favorite time saving baking technique: using store-bought boxed mixes. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a total advocate for making muffins, bread, and desserts from scratch. Heck, I’m even publishing an entire cookbook to help you become a flexible baking master (read more about that here). But here’s […]

Does 5:00 pm ever roll around and you still have no clue what to make for dinner? Here are my fallback dinner meals that take 20 minutes or less!

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Despite all the best laid out plans, sometimes 5:00 pm rolls around and I have no ideas for dinner. I may not even have my usually fully stocked fridge, forcing me to rely on just a few staples. Here are my fallback dinner meal ideas for when you have no idea what to cook… plus […]

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Love sipping on a flavorful beverage, but hate all those extra calories and chemicals? In this article, my friend and health blogger Melissa Gundersen shows us 11 delicious infused water recipes and steps us through how to make them! Every morning I wake up, stumble to the kitchen, and make myself a pitcher of infused water. […]

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