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Fruit Bliss Apricot Almond Truffles

I was not financially compensated for this post. I received samples of Fruit Bliss Soft Dried Fruit to taste and review, and the opinions expressed are completely my own.

I’ve admitted many times, that I have a huge sweet tooth.  If it’s in the house, I’ll always go for sweet over salty, but I try to keep it healthy and stick to fruit -or at least something with fruit in it 🙂 for dessert or a sweet snack.  When fresh fruit doesn’t quite hit the spot, I go for my secret stock of dried fruit (you know, nature’s candy), maybe with a handful of dark chocolate chips -lots of antioxidants and just enough guilt-free sweetness to satisfy me.   Continue Reading..

Granola Factory Granola

I have to give a shout out to the wonderful folks at Granola Factory for making my very favorite granola – add this to the list of foods you’ll always find in my kitchen.  I found this small, artisan brand about a year ago, and I love it so much, that have to share it with you.

I don’t usually get so excited about granola – It’s not unusual to see “all natural” or “”organic” on the label.  And to me it usually all tastes pretty much the same, with slight flavor variations.  But this one caught my eye because of one particular flavor – and one ingredient. Continue Reading..

(Almost) Fat Free Peanut Butter

Holy. Spoonfuls. Of. Deliciousness.  Raise your hand if you love peanut butter but won’t allow yourself to keep it in the house because it’s high in fat and calories.  First of all, let me tell you that the fat in peanut butter is mostly heart healthy, so it’s actually a healthy food to eat.  Whenever I say that to people, their face always lights up like a kid on Christmas morning.  Continue Reading..

Dean Jacobs Bread Dipping Seasonings

LOVE, LOVE this seasoning mix! I find it in a gourmet Italian market in Providence, and whenever I drive down to stock up on fresh pasta, I grab a few.  I’m actually not sure I’ve ever mixed it with olive oil and used it for a bread dip as recommended, but I do use it to season any and all of my grilled or roasted meat, fish, or vegetable dishes. Continue Reading..

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