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Work/Life Integration

Does work/life balance conjure up images of an evenly balanced scale? A perfect 50/50 division of labor obligations and domestic bliss: dedicated amount of time for work; dedicated amount of time for life. Work/life balance is unrealistic for most. Often times, the work portion and the life one battle each other. Work issues bleed into… Continue reading Work/Life Integration

Recipes

Almond Hot Chocolate

It’s hot chocolate weather. There is something comforting about a sweet, thick chocolatey mug of goodness. It's like a melted candy bar in cup. Hot chocolate feels like dessert in a glass to me, which is probably why I tend to drink it slowly after meals savoring every sip. This hot chocolate recipe takes the… Continue reading Almond Hot Chocolate

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Bacon Burger Salad

I created this out of necessity. I normally do lettuce-wrapped burgers, but they can get messy. I mean burger juice running down your arm, pile of soggy napkins littered on the table, sauce on the cheek messy. So I improvised and turned it into a salad -- fries and all. And. I. Haven’t. Looked. Back.… Continue reading Bacon Burger Salad

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Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp

Craving that bowl of noodles?  Yup.  Who doesn’t right – especially on a crisp fall night?  But hearty doesn’t always have to mean stick-to-your-ribs pasta.  Sometimes a bowlful of veggies can do the trick.  This recipe lets zucchini take main stage.  Pile swirls and swirls of crisp, fresh zucchini enveloped in a garlicky, pesto-like sauce… Continue reading Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp