Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 31

Healthy Dairy Free/64 Calorie Sweet Potato and Banana Milkshake

This is a very healthy dairy free/low calorie milkshake that is both satisfying and full of nutrients. Ingredients: 1/2 cooked and peeled sweet potato 1 frozen ripe banana 1/2 cup almond milk 2 1/2 cups ice cubes 10-20 drops NuNaturals vanilla liquid stevia(depending on how sweet you like it) Nutritional Information: Makes three one cup …

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Jul 24

Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Trader Joe’s is a chain of upscale supermarkets catering to health conscious middle-class shoppers since 1958. As of October, 2011 they had 365 stores in 31 states with approximately half of those located in California. It is owned by a family trust since 1979 and therefore not publically traded. I recently visited Florida’s first store …

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Jul 12

Sugar Free/Diary Free/ Gluten Free Chocolate Made With Stevia

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This healthy alternative to regular chocolate is great to eat straight or use the chocolate in your cooking. SUGAR FREE/DAIRY FREE/GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup cocoa powder 20 drops of liquid vanilla stevia(I like NuNaturals Brand). More if you like it sweeter, less if you like yours more bitter. If …

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Jul 07

Key Lime Pie at Water Bar and Grill in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Water bar pie

The relatively new Water Bar and Grill in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida is a contemporary seafood restaurant from highly sucessful restaurateur John Spoto. Water Bar took over the spot formally occupied by Oakwood Grill. It appears quite a bit of time and money was put into the space as it is nicely decorated with a …

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Jul 04

Woody’s Ice Cream in Fairfax, Virginia

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Woody’s Ice Cream has been a family friendly staple in the heart of Fairfax, Virginia at it’s new location since September 2010. The propritor, Woodrow “Woody” Lashley has been serving up happy customers in the area for quite some time. The place has become a neighborhood gathering spot and is usually crowded, sometimes with a …

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Jul 03

Viking Cake at Extraordinary Desserts in San Diego

Extrtradinary Vuking cake

Extraordinary Desserts in San Diego, CA is has two locations, the original in famous Balboa Park, and the new location on Union Street in Little Italy(open since 2004). The newer location is the larger store. It acts as both a bakery and hip bistro. It is a very popular spot, as the place was packed …

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