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RECIPE: VEGAN CHOC CHIP COOKIES

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SHOPPING LIST: 1 tbsp ground flaxseed mixed with 3 tbsp of water ¾ cup brown sugar ¼ cup granulated sugar 2 tbsp olive oil 6 tbsp coconut oil 1 + 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of vegan chocolate chips 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp large flake sea salt   TOOLS: Medium bowl & spoon Cookie sheet pan & parchment paper   WHAT TO DO: Mix the flaxseed & water, sugars, oils, and vanilla extract in a bowl. Mix the flour and baking soda in another. Add both mixes together and fold in the chocolate...

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RECIPE: MAPLE SYRUP COOKIES

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SHOPPING LIST: ½ cup melted butter ½ cup maple syrup 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup chopped walnuts 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 large egg ½ tsp salt ½ tsp baking soda   TOOLS: Medium bowl & spoon Cookie sheet pan Parchment paper   WHAT TO DO: Mix the butter, syrup, egg, sugar, and vanilla extract in a bowl. Mix the flour, baking soda, and salt in another. Add both mixes together and fold in the walnuts. Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper and spoon out balls of cookie dough across the pan. Bake for...

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RECIPE: NO-BAKE NUT- BUTTER BARS

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SHOPPING LIST: ¼ cup honey ¼ cup maple syrup 2/3 cup nut butter 2/3 cup chopped oats 1 cup of chocolate chips 1 tbsp of coconut oil   TOOLS: Medium Saucepan & spoon Small square pan Spatula to cut bars   WHAT TO DO: Pour the honey, Maple syrup, nut butter, and oats in saucepan. Stir together on medium heat for 3-5 minutes.   Grease pan with coconut oil. Spread the nut-oats mixture onto the pan. Melt the chocolate chips and pour over the nut-oats layer. Cool in the fridge for at least 3 hours. Cut into squares and serve!...

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Holiday Wine Guide: Top Ten Bottles Under $20 at Wesley’s Wholesale

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Holiday Wine Guide: Top Ten Bottles Under $20 at Wesley’s Wholesale

December is here, promising good cheer, which means we are officially in holiday mode! That translates to lavish tables of good food, chilly weather, Christmas soundtracks on playback, and of course, loving, smothering family. Whether you deem the foregoing in a positive or not so positive light, the great news is I have just the party favor – or antidote – to make it all magical. And wine not!   Indeed, there’s nothing like that bittersweet grape elixir to render the holidays – or any occasion, for that matter – a shade more festive, forgiving, and frolicky. Rich white wines,...

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Top 10 Overlooked Household Cleaning Products

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Top 10 Overlooked Household Cleaning Products

A few weeks ago, I confessed to thoroughly enjoying housecleaning. Well, “thoroughly” might be a bit of a hyperbole, but let’s just say the act of scrubbing, mopping, ironing, and polishing instills in me a fair measure of satisfaction. Not only is the process therapeutic, requiring me to work with my hands whilst granting me time to daydream, but I in turn feel renewed and cleanly.   And I was impressed to find many of you aligned with me! A poll featured on my Instagram stories revealed that 5 out of every 8 surveyed readers insist on cleaning their own homes rather than...

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