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New Seasons Market in Sunnyvale: A Unique Grocery Experience

This is a sponsored posts on behalf of New Seasons Markets. All opinions are mine alone. Whether you’re an avid food lover and blogger who shops multiple times a week, a parent planning for weeknight family meals, a health-conscious consumer, or the occasional cook, there’s something for everyone at New Seasons Market in Sunnyvale. While I focus mainly on sharing...

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Exploring Bay Area Summer Activities

Tips and ideas for exploring Bay Area Summer Activities. From hiking, beach days, picnics to restaurants, there’s plenty of things to do and explore this summer. This post is sponsored by Sapporo USA, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Sapporo products sold in the U.S. are brewed in the U.S. and Canada. Message is for audience...

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Clean Eating Hiking Snacks

Simple ideas for healthy and clean eating hiking snacks.  Be sure to get plenty of protein and energy for your hiking and outdoor adventures. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PrepFreeProtein #CollectiveBias Hiking has to be one of my favorite outdoor activities. It’s an easy way to be part of...

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Easy Ways to Indulge Mindfully

Learn Easy Ways to Indulge Mindfully. Simple healthy substitutions to enjoy sweets and treats while living a healthy lifestyle. No matter how much I focus on healthy eating—getting plenty of vegetables and protein while eating less simple carbs, I still crave a bit of indulgence. You know what I mean, something iced, sweet or crispy/crunchy. There’s easy ways to satisfy...

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Tips to Stay Active in the Fall

The easiest way to live a healthy lifestyle is to create habits that form a routine. At that point staying active is almost automatic and hopefully becomes top priority. While unexpected events and busy schedules can affect certain days, you can learn to adjust for those. But what happens when colder weather and changing of the seasons affects your goals...

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Olives from Spain (SF Great Match event)

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the press portion of Spain’s Great Match, at the Metreon in San Francisco. It featured over 200 wines from Spain, in the form of tasting seminars and walk-around tastings. Everything from Tempranillo, Malaga, Crianza, Bierzo and Verdejo. It was a wonderful chance to experience and learn about a whole new world of wines...

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How to Get Your Daily Greens

Getting your daily greens is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle, but is all too easy to overlook. Almost 75% of Americans don’t consume enough fruits and vegetables. Learn simple tips on How to Get Your Daily Greens, plus a recipe for Super Greens Breakfast Smoothie. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser...

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Papa John’s Pan Pizza Video Review

Today I’m excited to share my first video on the blog! Read on for my Papa John’s Pan Pizza Video Review I’ve been wanting to try video for a while and finally have a few things in the works! If you’re following me on social media you may know about another super exciting video project I just finished. It’s a culinary course and...

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Essential Football Food with FanTasty Football

Football season is here and I’m most excited about the essential football food that goes along with it. You’ll find plenty of football appropriate appetizers and starters here on the blog, but sometimes quick and simple take-out food hits the mark. What goes better with watching sports than pizza, plus the addition of buffalo wings makes it even better. We...

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Easy ways to store fresh herbs

Learn easy ways to store fresh herbs. How to keep herbs fresh longer plus a simple way to store fresh herbs for up to a year! Easier prep and less kitchen cleanup. Fresh herbs are ingredients I love to cook with yet never seem to readily have on hand. When I have them stocked they rarely stay fresh for more...

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How to Keep Produce Fresh Longer (including organic)

Learn How to Keep Produce Fresh Longer with a simple addition to your kitchen. No extra prep, time or space required to keep regular and organic produce fresh longer. Eating lots of fresh produce is one of the easiest ways to stay healthy and have a nourishing diet. It’s full of dietary fiber and complex, non-insulin rising carbohydrates. Paired with quality...

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Flavors of West Marin Food Tour

Cooking at home is one of my most enjoyed activities, however sometimes it’s a refreshing break to get out and enjoy food in the community, especially if it involves an insider look. Recently Olia and I had the unique experience of trying the Flavors of West Marin Food Tour. It’s located in Point Reyes Station, which is slightly north of...