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Sweetheart Dinner: Romantic Dinner for Two at Home

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with a romantic dinner for two at home is a fun tradition we started years ago. No hype, no hoopla, just us enjoying a day filled with soothing music, delicious food, and sweet moments. The added bonus is when we discover amazing recipes that become fast favorites. Here’s a photo journal of one…

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5 Tips for Sustaining Healthy Habits in the New Year | Savoring Today, goals, healthy eating, exercise, budgeting

5 Tips for Sustaining Healthy Habits in the New Year

Setting goals and resolutions for healthy habits at the turn of the New Year is easy—sustaining healthy habits throughout the year is tough. The usual trouble spots are easy to identify. Clothes fit a little tighter, there’s less money in savings than we’d like, and/or any sense of satisfaction or fulfillment is fleeting. That last…

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20 Healthy Holiday Party Appetizers

Is your calendar full of holiday plans like mine? I Thought so. Need healthy ideas for potlucks and parties? Then this list of appetizers will come in handy in the coming weeks—healthier ingredients, gluten-free, vegan, paleo—there’s something in this round up for everyone to savor. Prosciutto-Wrapped Caprese Bites 10 Minute Marinated Mushrooms by Peas and Crayons Pear…

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Thanksgiving, giving thanks

Blessings Counted

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. –William Arthur Ward Thanksgiving—pausing, saying the words out loud, thanking God, is part of who we are. It’s an extension of the daily practice of gratitude that shines the spotlight away from the worries and cares that…

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Butternut Squash Quiche with Italian Sausage and Sage Plated |Savoring Today

Butternut Squash Quiche with Italian Sausage and Sage

A few years back when I was helping to promote one of Emeril’s cookbooks I discovered his recipe for Butternut Squash Lasagna with Italian Sausage and Sage that rocked my food world. Like any lasagna, preparing the layers and assembly was pretty involved, but it was an exquisite dish with nuances of Autumn in every bite….

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