Brandy Melanson

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50 Clean Eating Snacks

Like many of us, you battle a hectic daily routine. Luckily, we’ve learned that the key to juggling a busy schedule is to maintain stable energy …

Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Pretzel Cupcakes

337<p>4<p>2<p>Shares 343<p>Well, this is quite a baking book. Starting off with the first thirty-one pages, which contain some of the most profanity laced – and …

Cabin Waffles (DIY Waffle Mix)

Last week we packed up the pugs and some warm clothes and headed to a little cabin in the mountains for a pre-Christmas-Christmas. Gifts were …

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6 Foods That Speed up Your Metabolism

<i>Alessandra Bulow</i><p>If you're already inhaling Christmas cookies like it's your job this holiday season, take a moment to wipe off the crumbs from your footie pajamas and strategize some meals with foods that are proven to help rev up your metabolism.<p>"First of all, eating breakfast can make a huge …

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

We all know about the original cinnamon rolls. My mom made them my whole life, I’ve made them my whole life, and they are hands-down the best …

Candied Nuts with Almonds Give a Little Smoke, a Little Spice, and a Little Sweet

This spicy, smoky twist on the classic street-vendor candied nut is perfect for a pre-dinner cocktail hour.<p>Before you even see them, you can smell those sticky-sweet candied nuts you can get at street carts in the Big Apple. That roasty, warm smell travels a whole city block, luring you to the …

Zucchini Beanballs

DIY: Friendship Bracelet chevron rug

You know how friendship bracelets are totally back? Well, I can’t quite bring myself to get into it after 15 years but I love the bright colors, the …

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Pallet wood Christmas trees<p>pallet wood christmas trees, christmas decorations, painted furniture, pallet These would look magical scattered in the …

Megan Gordon's Whole Grain Gingerbread - Turntable Kitchen

Megan and I met some time ago, when she was still living in San Francisco. I won’t go into some of the big life changes she was going through at the …

Baking 101: Secrets of a Home Baker

I believe in our success as bakers. Our success means a lot to me. When you step in the kitchen with a recipe, I want you to come out with a …

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Chewy chocolate chip cookies with crisp edges, a rich, buttery, toffee-like flavor, big chocolate chunks, and a sprinkle of sea salt.<p>Why It Works<p>Browning the butter gives the cookies a more intensely nutty, butterscotch flavor.<br>• Chopping the chocolate by hand creates large and small pieces for more …

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