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All day happy hour

All day happy hour

Leave it to Gio Taco to make Cinco de Mayo, a 2-day celebration by celebrating Cuatro de Mayo as well.

Wow! On May 4 AND May 5, Gio Taco will be offering happy hour all day long. Now that’s a celebration!

* Half off cocktails on tap, beers on tap and wines on tap

* One …

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The April Daring Baker’s Challenge was hosted by Wolf of Wolf’s Den . She challenged us to Spring into our kitchens and make Easter breads reflecting cultures around the world.

We actually don’t do a whole lot for Easter–in fact, this year we did absolutely nothing as family members had other engagements and we’d just spent the previous day banging …

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The question of whether it costs more to eat healthy isn’t really a question: it does.

But one thing I’ve noticed while sticking to the Low-FODMAP diet this past year (aside from the raising of already-high grocery bills), is that convenience is a loosing battle. It’s one thing to have one or two food allergies or intolerances to avoid–you can …

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Panda Express Logo

Panda Express Logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 from the press release

Guests are invited to visit participating stores on Jan. 31 for free Firecracker Chicken Breast and traditional Chinese New Year Red Envelopes

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Panda Express, America’s favorite Chinese restaurant, invites guests to the nation’s largest Chinese New Year celebration on Jan. 31. Guests will be treated to a …

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Noble Hops chocolate dessert

Noble Hops chocolate dessert

It was a very good year. I dined out frequently as well as made many healthy delicious meals. Maybe next year I will treat myself to a personal trainer and one of those Sunizona  farm boxes.

The highlights were: (in no particular order)

2013 was one of those birthdays when you just cannot believe you’re …

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This time, last year, I was just getting started down the Low-FODMAP road, trying to see how it might help (or not) my IBS. Considering it was the holidays, I was a little bummed about missing out on holiday goodies and picked up a copy of the Favorite Brand Name 3-in-1 Gluten-Free Cookbook at an overstock shop just to give …

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Drink green!

Drink green!

The day after excess (Thanksgiving) is the day to start eating and drinking cleanly. There is no better time than to adopt a green smoothie into your meal plan.

So what is a green smoothie? It’s a mix of fruits, spices, and something green such as greens from radishes, beets, kale, spinach, chard, celery, cabbage, etc.

I was …

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Chocolate coins for Chanukah.

Chocolate coins for Chanukah. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Thanksgivingukkah is not really a Hallmark holiday nor is it imprinted on my calendar and that’s a darn shame because it’s a once in a lifetime holiday and the next Thanksgivingukkah doesn’t come around for another 70,000 years.

What is Thanksgivingukkah?

It’s when Thanksgiving and Hanukkah collide. The first night of Hanukkah starts …

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