Audreyvp's Blog Posts Tagged 'food' (12)

The Diet du Jour: Dukan

The Succulent Wife’s note: We are always wary of the latest diet fad and never pay much attention, but friends and family members seem to be raving about this particular diet. Really. Firsthand accounts. So we decided to take a closer – and scientific – look by asking our very own Dr. T to weigh on the merit of Dukan’s approach. Seems valid but, of course,…

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Added by Audreyvp on August 30, 2012 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Praline Souffle With Raspberry Sauce Recipe

By Greg Patent – Guest Contributor and Baking Wizard

Here’s a perfect light and airy dessert for summer.  Over forty years ago I fell in love with a recipe called Praline Soufflé Fifi, a creation of the late and great Michael Field.  You beat egg whites with sugar to make a meringue and fold in a homemade powdered pecan praline. After baking the soufflé in a hot…

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Added by Audreyvp on July 26, 2012 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Smart SourceXpress - A New Generation of Coupon Clipping

Although this might not sound very succulent, I was once an avid coupon clipper. But, quite frankly, I got tired of having coupons pile up at the bottom of my purse and getting all ripped and soiled and the whole thing just became too much of a hassle.

Now, before you mention that there are accessories to organize coupons, you should know that I also had a coupon folder to help organize but when I changed purses, it did not always find its way into the one I was using. By the time the…

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Added by Audreyvp on February 29, 2012 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Let's Talk Fat



By Margaret Plouff – Natural Wellness Contributor

Essential Fatty Acids are essential because your body absolutely needs these healthy nutrients, omega 3-6-9’s. We’ll all turned off by the word “Fat” but let’s take a…

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Added by Audreyvp on November 10, 2011 at 7:26pm — No Comments

Back to School - It is All in the Lunch Bag

Last week we wrote about some very cool back to school bags for everyone from preschoolers to the college bound teenager. Now it is all about the lunches. It is important to get the right accessories to make lunchpail lunches something to really look forward to when the lunch bell strikes. A…

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Added by Audreyvp on August 24, 2011 at 5:14pm — No Comments

It is National S'Mores Day!

 

August 10 is National S’Mores Day. Thankfully, this “holiday” is an easy one to digest (pun intended in every way, because really, the last thing I need is another holiday to plan for).

Why celebrate S’mores? Tradition and pure yumminess. If there is anything that instantly elicits the thought of a summer camping vacation is has to be S’Mores. It’s an American campfire tradition that dates back to the 1920’s…

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Added by Audreyvp on August 10, 2011 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Grilling Gear You Didn't Know You Needed

 

Well, it’s been a long time coming but it seems that summer has finally decided to make an appearance. Among other things, that means BBQ season. For the purpose of this list, we assumed that you already have the essential tools (the tongs, the spatula, the basting brushes, the cleaning brush…). But what about some of these gadgets that merit an appearance at your next barbecue party. And, not that we mean to be stereotypical in the least,…

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Added by Audreyvp on June 9, 2011 at 4:57pm — No Comments

Forks Over Knives: The Movie

We don’t mean to be stepping on our soapbox every time we praise the merits of eating healthy (Morgan Spurlock’s Super Size Me, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution or Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation and…

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Added by Audreyvp on May 25, 2011 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Concert in the Park Picnic

It is that time again when the Concert in the Park season begins. In our town, they are held every Sunday afternoon during the summer months. This is a time when we see all the families from this community come together to listen to some great music; everything from from Reggae to Top 40 Hits to Classical and Country. As the children play on the playground,  we spread out our blankets and open our picnic baskets to enjoy a little wine and nosh, as we sit…

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Added by Audreyvp on May 10, 2011 at 3:02pm — No Comments

The 'For Adult Only' Easter Basket

Who says that Easter baskets have to be just for kids! Last week I wrote about your child’s Easter basket being for more than just Chocolate. We think that the adults should have a little something-something too. For the them, the Easter basket is all about delicacies. Be prepared to be indulged!…

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Added by Audreyvp on April 21, 2011 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Eating Tips During the Holiday Season

This is an exciting time of year for everyone. Halloween is not so far behind us, Thanksgiving is coming up, soon the Christmas/Holiday parties will start to roll in and before we know it, it’ll be New Year’s…

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Added by Audreyvp on November 25, 2010 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Cooking Club - How to Get Started

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Added by Audreyvp on October 28, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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