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Healthy Tips for a Healthy Road Trip

Posted by Lisa Peterson -

The holidays are a great time of year to spend with family and friends, which often includes the long road trips to get to them. I am no different than the projected 98.6 million* Americans who will be traveling this holiday season. Instead of flying back to Minnesota this year, I've decided to drive the ten and a half hour journey up the interstates back to the land of 10,000 lakes. One challe...

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Merry Menu Planning for the Holidays

Posted by Lisa Peterson -

With the holidays drawing closer and closer, I find myself scrolling * Pinterest and paging through cookbooks looking for new recipes. As previously mentioned, I've taken over the task of cooking for the holidays since I was tall enough to look over the stove. Typically, within my extended family we switch hosting duties every other holiday. Lucky for me I have a small extended family,...

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The Bitter Butter versus Margarine Battle

Happy Holidays! Other than all the snow and cold weather that goes along with the holiday season, one of my favorite activities is holiday baking for family and friends. One question I've been asked on several occasions is which is better margarine or butter? What's the Difference? Butter comes from an animal source, and in the United States and Canada consists...

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