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Super tasty snack squares

Super tasty snack squares

Hi Friends! I have a great new recipe to share – a twist on the old snack balls that is super easy to make and has been getting rave reviews. These snacks leave out the protein powders and have a nice crunchy texture. I’ve made two basic...

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Cocoa production – an introduction!

Cocoa production – an introduction!

Cocoa, a favorite food and ingredient in personal care items, is a product I use or consume pretty much every day. I’m a huge fan of dark chocolate, and I love using cocoa butter in soaps and lotions. Given the vast scales at which commercial...

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Paleo muffins

Paleo muffins

I try to keep my carb intake relatively low to prevent blood-sugar swings. We had some overripe bananas that I had put in the freezer to use later, so I adapted a pumpkin-cranberry muffin recipe from Practical Paleo to make moist, delicious...

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Veggie peel soup stock

Veggie peel soup stock

I learned this trick from my neighbor Pamela. Save your veggie scraps – peels, celery tops, kale and broccoli stems, ends of carrots, onion and leek greens, etc. Keep them in a bag in the freezer until you accumulate enough to make stock. Put...

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Snack balls Feb. 2015

Snack balls Feb. 2015

NO-COCOA SNACK BALLS I made a couple new batches of snack balls yesterday, leaving out what I thought was a key ingredient – cocoa powder. I though it would be interesting to see if I could make tasty snacks without it for a change. So far, the...

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