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Junction Bakery & Bistro + sweet potato grilled sandwich

If you are a local (Washington DC area) and you have not yet tried Junction Bakery & Bistro, wait no further. You will find high ceilings, big windows, beautiful floor tiles, not your usual pastries (chia and quinoa or chocolate and hazelnut bars), great coffee and a small but exciting menu. 520 more words

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I'm Down With RPP - Roasted Pepita Pesto

There is a store-bought Cajun snack-mix the bearded one and I like to purchase, usually to bring on road trips. Some of the crunchy components include almonds, peanuts, sesame sticks, etc. 530 more words


Brussels Sprouts with Pear Pomegranate Figs & Feta

I was in Denver for work a couple of weeks ago where I stumbled upon the most amazing restaurant, Mercantile Dining & Provisions. A friend as I had the privilege of sitting at the chef’s counter  because that was the only seat available. 315 more words


Fit Minute | Why Pumpkin Promotes Anti-Aging

‘Tis the season for pumpkin! Here are the nutrition bullet points that make them well worth eating:

  • Pumpkin is loaded with beta-carotene (an important antioxidant).
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Medicinal Vegetables: Pumpkins, Halloween and Pepitas!

Hi guys,

How did everyone’s Halloween festivities go? Was it scary? Was it gory?

I hope that some of you got inspired to take on the pumpkin this week. 750 more words


Falling for Fall

The temperature has finally dipped below the ‘I don’t need a jacket’ threshold and I am chilly just looking outside. That means Halloween, heavy meals and raking leaves for what seems like an eternity. 55 more words