Pomegranate Ginger Champagne Cocktail #ChristmasWeek #Freund

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Welcome to Day #5 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each […]

Apple-Pomegranate Cranberry Sauce

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We are still getting back into the gist of things. I’m writing this at 5am and have been up since 3am. So far, I’ve edited photos, washed dishes, prepped breakfast and wrote a recipe..all before 5 am! And the same thing happened yesterday too, which was the first day we were back after our vacay! […]

Whole Foods {Long Beach} Mystery Box Challenge: Dessert

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Alas! My favorite part of dinner….dessert! I have had so much fun playing “Chopped” with my favorite market, Whole Foods in Long Beach. Everything they have and that I was given was wholesome, fresh and amazing quality! I had some thinking to do with dessert. I wanted to make something amazing in flavor but not […]

Spinach Pomegranate Salad with Pumpkin Vinaigrette

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With all of the recent indulgences my waist line has been enjoying, a wintery salad sounded just about right. I needed something crisp and fresh to cut all the fat and heavy meals we’ve been having the last few weeks. I cooked up about 3 different kinds of latkes this year, and believe me, I […]

Blood Orange Polenta Cake

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  I am beginning to learn that it is OK in admitting I am not perfect. I know…travesty, isn’t it? Not everything I bake, create and sauce up has to be Martha Stewart approved and Bon-Appetite worthy. I am incredibly competitive in the kitchen and get crazy when the batter is too gloppy. Am I […]