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5 Things I Love Thursday: My Favorite Breakfast Spots in San Diego

Every Thursday I post about 5 things I’m loving. This week’s feature is focused on 5 breakfast spots in San Diego that I love. Some are total splurges, but all of them offer healthy options so you can keep within your health needs. Don’t live in San Diego? No worries, I’ve provided links to recipes that are a similar match to my favorite dishes at these restaurants… you know, just in case you wanted to make them yourself, or you could always pay San Diego a visit *wink wink*. Crest Cafe This quaint little cafe was featured on the T.V. show…

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Food Porn: 8 Awesome Pancake Recipes Part 2

Appartently everyone loves pancakes. Let’s face it, you can never get enough pancakes… well actually I take that back… you do reach that point of full where you immediately regret that final pancake you ate, but that’s not the point. We can never get enough ways to eat our pancakes. My previous post sharing 5 awesomely uncommon pancake recipes went crazy all over Pinterest!! So I thought it might be time to round up another group of my favorite recipes, all new ones of course. Don’t get me wrong, I love the traditional, old fashioned, buttermilk pancake recipe with melting butter…

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A Love Affair with Coffee

I’ve decided that I’m never going to give up coffee. Coffee is romantically luring. I like it strong, sweet, with a small hint of spice and topped with a mound of whipped cream. Whipped cream just goes so well with coffee, like a good, hardy ginger beer goes with whiskey or ample foreplay before sex. I could forever eat a diet free of sugar, processed carbs, and meat but I want my coffee. If coffee is my only vice then I’ll take it. If whipped cream is my only sugar, then so be it. For me the moments between sips…

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A Healthier Cup: 5 Ways to Jazz Up Your Coffee

I love my coffee, as do most Americans… actually, let’s be real here… most of the world. I can do without pizza and beer. I could skip the sweet desserts and pass on the glass of wine, but I don’t ever want to skip on my morning cup of joe. There is something very special about the morning coffee ritual. For me in reminds me of travel, friends and cozy mornings. Mt first experience of enjoying coffee was when I was 28 and was in Thailand. Ever since then I’ve been hooked. There are all sorts of information out there…

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Food Porn: 7 Ways to Eat Your Eggs

I love eggs. I literally could eat them everyday. I understand that eggs aren’t for everyone, but if you are an egg lover, you might find these following recipes at the top of you must try list. But before we get to the goods, let me share the benefits of the all amazing egg. The protein found in eggs is the highest quality protein found in any food. One eggs boost 6 grams of protein and only 70 calories, making the egg a healthy addition to any weight loss/management diet. They contain vitamin B12, which is necessary for fat breakdown…

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Food Porn: 5 Scrumptious Brunch Ideas + Simple Pleasure #5

Who doesn’t love brunch? There is just something about eating a late breakfast (or early lunch) with probably way too much food than you need that just gives me that more fuzzy feeling. In my household we probably make or go out for brunch every weekend. It’s almost a weekend necessity. I also love trying new restaurants, but last weekend we made brunch at home and there was something really rewarding about sitting at the table munching down some delicious food that I JUST MADE! Oh and the mimosas… gathering of family and/or friends… coffee… pancakes… oh the pleasures of…

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Simple Pleasure #19: PB Peanut Butter

A crazy thing happened over Father’s Day weekend. I couldn’t finish a cupcake!!! I know, crazy. Those of you that know me are probably shocked. I have been cutting out sugars from my diet for a few weeks now so it was no surprise that my body rejected the sugar from the cupcake… which I’m actually happy for. It’s about time my sweet tooth is put in check. But I still have a sweet tooth but have now discovered something to satisfy those sweet cravings… PB Peanut Butter’s White Chocolate Peanut Butter peanut butter. It’s peanut butter mixed with M&M’s….

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