Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Hi friends! Gluten-free baking can be a serious challenge at the best of times. Somehow these muffins are light, moist, fluffy and cupcake-y – which are all adjectives I’ve never EVER used to describe gluten-free baking before! So you should probably give them a chance. The quinoa flour and greek yogurt give these muffins an…

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Baked French Fries

Hi friends! Okay, okay, okay. Are you ready to hear the secret to crispy-delicious-perfectly baked french fries? The secret is cold water! You have to soak the fries in cold water before you bake them, it helps release some of the starch and makes ALL the difference. I’m serious, you cannot skip this step. It…

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Product Review: Silicone Prep Bowls

Hi friends! To be perfectly honest I used to think these silicone prep bowls were REALLY dumb. I thought they wouldn’t be useful in my kitchen, and that they would primarily take up valuable real-estate in my tiny cupboards. I kind of thought they were a bit of a gimmick and I was reluctant to try…

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Mix ‘N Scraper ®

Hi friends! Wow wow wow, you’re going to love this Mix ‘N Scraper ® . I have two and they are both nearly always dirty because I use them so much – and maybe because I need to do dishes more often *inserts shrug emoji*. I use it for stir-fries, pasta, cookies, icing, sauces, cake, muffins, quinoa…

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How to Select the Best Produce

Hi friends! Sometimes the produce section of the grocery store can be overwhelming! I’ve put together some tips about specific produce to help guide you. You’ll also look really cool when you shop if you follow these guidelines – trust me. You’ll be weighing/comparing, squeezing, pressing, sniffing – you name it! But honestly, please don’t…

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Smooth-Edge Can Opener

Hi friends! It’s time for another product review, this month I’m talking about the smooth-edge can opener. This can opener is positively dreamy to use, it doesn’t leave sharp edges! It cuts the edge of the can directly ON the little metal lip, most can openers cut through the thin metal just inside the lip…

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Gift Guide

Hi friends! How’s your Christmas shopping coming along? If you’re like me, you’ve probably done a lot of thinking about shopping – but possibly haven’t acted on it yet. #oops I’ve got some good news: I’ve pulled together a Pampered Chef gift guide for you! If only you had someone suggesting the best products too…

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Easy Roasted Tomato Sauce

Hi friends, It was a very happy day when I figured out how to make my own easy roasted tomato sauce!  I try to make this sauce up on the weekend and have it ready and patiently waiting in the fridge before I need it. It won’t keep quite as long as store-bought sauce because…

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Meal Planning

Hi friends! Let me tell you about something that actually changed my life, (obviously not in the same monumental way that things like Jesus, marriage and “growing up” have changed my life). More akin to the way that many women in your life emphatically tell you how the diva cup has changed their life –…

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