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5 Delicious (and Quick) Holiday Dessert Recipes

Ah, the holidays. It’s that special time of year for spending time with loved ones, reflecting on the past year and (perhaps most importantly) consuming ridiculous quantities of deliciously rich treats. Hooray! We know time is of the essence when you’re planning a family … Continue reading

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15 Tips To Avoid Those Pesky Holiday Pounds

I just recently read a survey that the average person gains approximately 5 pounds during the holiday season. I don’t know if it’s one hundred percent accurate but if you’re worried about being part of that statistic, don’t despair. Here’s … Continue reading

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How Sweet It Is! Delightful Holiday Desserts

The holidays always call for plenty of desserts. Whether I’m throwing a party, giving gifts of food, or reliving holidays past through sweet treats, desserts are integral to my life this month. I’ll share a few of my favorite recipes … Continue reading

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Dazzle with Mouthwatering Main Dishes

I really enjoy this time of year because in addition to the religious significance, it gives me the excuse to entertain on a grander scale than usual. I love reaching out to friends, family and those I would like to … Continue reading

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Effortless Tips To Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

We’re right smack in the middle of holiday-celebration season, and, if you’re like most of my patients, you want to indulge in all the food and merry making and not have to worry about weight gain.  Well, the holidays are for … Continue reading

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Way To Grow! A Passion for Power-Packed Persimmons

They arrive in a corner of the produce section each fall. Or maybe they adorn your neighbor’s tree like small, orange lanterns. Beautiful, smooth, flame-skinned persimmons. I have 10 persimmon trees on my farm near San Diego and look forward … Continue reading

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Entertain With Happy, Healthy, Holiday Dishes

I love to open up my home and invite friends and family over for celebrations. And the holiday

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Three Gluten-Free Desserts for the Holidays

The holidays are a time where warmth and sweetness prevail. While someone living with a gluten

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Celebrate NYE With Appetizing Appetizers

New Year’s Eve happens to be my birthday, so I was born to celebrate holidays and special occasions with friends.  Every year, when I’m in town, I like to have a big party on New Year’s Eve. My friends know … Continue reading

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3 Simple Ways To Upgrade Flavor in Your Hot Chocolate

Can’t get to your favorite café? Elevate a powdered hot chocolate packet with these effortless add-ins. Prepare hot

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