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A Recipe for a Happy and Healthy Relationship: The Next 5 Ingredients

A Recipe for a Happy and Healthy Relationship: The Next 5 Ingredients

Hello and welcome back to another episode of Lauren’s childhood diaries. This week, catch the riveting story of how Lauren and her besties, Adrienne and Leslie, take on Ace of Base in their self choreographed dance to I Saw The Sign. It will open up your mind. (It’s really a shame that So You Think […]

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Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

I won’t lie to you, sometimes I just don’t feel like cooking. There – I said it! Gasp! But just because I don’t feel like cooking doesn’t mean my diet has to suffer! On these nights, I turn to a big hearty salad: Mesclun mix. Dried cranberries. Walnuts. Chickpeas. Quinoa. Cherry tomatoes. Avocado. Toss it […]

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5 Tips for a Healthy and Happy Relationship

5 Tips for a Healthy and Happy Relationship

It all started in the 5th grade. Somehow I don’t remember caring about boys until then. I’m not sure what happened to trigger it – maybe a hormone changed. An important one. Whatever it was that instigated it, it happened in the 5th grade: I fell in love. His name was Daniel. He was Italian. […]

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Pesto Pasta Salad

When I think of pasta salad, I always think of the creamy version my mom used to make when I was young. It was good, but somehow always seemed to give me a tummy ache. Well today, we’re making a pasta salad that is far from the one from my childhood. This one is green […]

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A 5 Step Recipe for a Worry Free Day

A 5 Step Recipe for a Worry Free Day

‘Worry. Oh worry, worry, worry. Worry will just not seem to leave my mind alone.’ Where arguably this verse could have been taken directly from my brain, it’s actually a lyric from Ray LaMontagne’s Trouble.┬áIt is also happens to be the topic du jour. Worry. Ick. Yes, ick. So if I feel so strongly about […]

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Homemade Pesto

Pesto makes everything better. Except for maybe chocolate…but even then, who knows? I’ve been using this recipe for years, and it’s always a crowd pleaser. Here is what you will need: 1/4 walnuts 1/4 pine nuts 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon pepper 7-8 cloves of garlic, whole 4 oz (4 cups) fresh basil […]

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