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23 Jul Superfoods: The Natural Side of Energy (Vegan, Vegetarian)

I'm really excited to share my first published article and recipe, from the July "Green Energy" issue of Green Living Magazine. Read all about my favorite energy boosting Superfoods and make a delicious and nutritious vegetarian (or vegan!) breakfast with my Superfood granola bowl recipe (and have the fuel to run the stairs a few more cycles!)Enjoy!xo,Stephanie ...

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Cooking for Luv – Make a Menu and Schedule

03 Jan All About Timing

All About Timing (or, Timing: My Mortal Enemy) Timing is one of the biggest challenges for a cook (at any level) when entertaining any size group.  Getting your dishes to the right temperature at the right time for your guests is super stressful and tough, and it is something that only gets easier with time and practice. Even though I still struggle with it (often), I have put together some of my simple tips and tricks to help make your dinner party a stress-less and perfectly timed success!  WRITE OUT A MENU AND A SCHEDULE I can’t tell you how many times I have forgotten to serve one of my dishes, or missed the finishing step on a recipe because of the inevitable chaos that surrounds serving time. Making a menu for yourself with notes and timing will keep you focused, organized, and will save your butt time and time again. I usually scribble...

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31 Dec 6 Tips for a Hot Dinner Date at Home

Whenever I meet someone new, and IT is starting to cook, it makes ME want to cook. Admittedly, part of the appeal is the ease of accessibility to the bedroom--because, you know, I always like to crawl right into bed and have a good long sleep after filling my belly....

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30 Dec 10 Commandments of the At Home Dinner Date

There’s nothing more romantic than a dinner date a home. Without the distractions of a restaurant, all of the focus can be on you and your date. You’ll find that the conversation will be more comfortable and honest. And of course, women love men who can cook. But when you’re cooking for someone else, it’s like you’re putting on a little show, and the pressure can be a bit nerve-racking....

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29 Dec Sexy Dinner Date: The Do’s and Don’ts by Chef Fabio Viviani

When going on a dinner date, either at home or in a restaurant, there are several “Foodie” Do’s and Don’ts that, if you follow, should help you lock in another date! Not all great food is date food! You want a delicious meal to also be a sexy meal. Sexy food, to me, is food that will make you look good, that is well presented, and that will certainly please your date. ...

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