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Crunchy Granola Clusters

 I’ve been making the same Granola for years, that is until now.  I have a new favorite.  It has the same ingredients as my other recipe, it’s loaded with oats, nuts, and coconut, with a touch of maple flavor but the difference is, it has big crunchy clusters.  It’s good sprinkled on yogurt, with milk […]

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Dawn’s Recipes: Our Daily Burn

This was the first January in a long time that I didn’t have a new years resolution to exercise more because for the last year I’ve exercised 5-7 days a week.  What has motivated me through the year is my husband Kevin.  Once he decided to take better care of his health and get in […]

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Dawn’s Recipes: I LOVE CHOCOLATE!

Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier Margaret, Jenni, Dawn and Gail My friend Margaret invited myself and our friend Jenny to go to Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier for a tasting. Margaret had to choose gift boxes for her husband’s company holiday party to give to all the employees and asked us to come along to help decide.  We were […]

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How I pick the perfect ripe avocado

I like to buy unripe green avocados and let them ripen at home before the’ve been handled, squeezed and bruised by shoppers but, there are those times I need an avocado right away.  Here is how I find a perfect ripened avocado every time. First, I like to get my avocados at Brennan’s Market or a […]

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47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest

It’s that time again!  Pillsbury.com is now excepting recipes for the 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest.  Many of you know that I was a finalist in the 45th Bake-Off in Orlando and the 46th Bake-Off in Vegas.  Being a finalist was a dream come true for me as I had been entering for years with no […]

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Best of the Midwest Recipe Contest

I was so excited to hear that my original recipe, Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Cheese Puffs, is a finalist in the Midwest Living Magazine’s fourth annual “Best of the Midwest” Recipe Contest.  The recipe is featured in this month’s (March/April) magazine on page 24.  It’s fun to see my name and recipe in print.  I also […]