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Recipes by Cassandra Plank (Page 7)

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Chocolate Pudding Green Smoothie (Banana, Chocolate, Almond Green Smoothie)

Chocolate Pudding Green Smoothie (Banana, Chocolate, Almond Green Smoothie) by Cassandra Plank

Chocolate Pudding Green Smoothie (Banana, Chocolate, Almond Green Smoothie)So I've been drinking green smoothies for maybe maybe a month to six weeks now and I have to say when I skip my smoothie in the morning I really miss it! They make me feel…

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Ham-Wrapped Eggs Columbian

Ham-Wrapped Eggs Columbian by Cassandra Plank

Ham-Wrapped Eggs ColumbianToday is my last day of spring break. I did take some time off this week to go to Austin and various Texas locales. Getting away was what I needed. The only problem was my flight coming back home was very much delayed and I ended up feeling very tired the next day because of it. At least I have the weekend to…

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Chocolate-Covered Apricots

Chocolate-Covered Apricots by Cassandra Plank

Chocolate-Covered ApricotsI've gotten behind on my cooking posts because I have been working a lot lately. This recipe is one of the treats I made for Valentine's day! After working so much, it was nice to do some assembly line work making these treats. I love the combination of dried fruit and chocolate and I particularly like…

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Green Smoothie with Strawberries, Flax Seeds and Greek Yogurt

Green Smoothie with Strawberries, Flax Seeds and Greek Yogurt by Cassandra Plank

Green Smoothie with Strawberries, Flax Seeds and Greek YogurtIf you've been following me on Facebook, you might have noticed that many of my status updates are centered around green smoothies. I've been really busy at work the past two or three weeks,…

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Book Review: "Well Fed" by Melissa Joulwan

Book Review: "Well Fed" by Melissa Joulwan by Cassandra Plank

This past Christmas I received several Paleo cookbooks, and though I like making up my own recipes lately I devoted the month of January to cooking other people's creations. One of the books I received was Well Fed by Melissa Joulwan, which is the primary book I have been cooking from this past month. This book was released on 2011…

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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup by Cassandra Plank

Creamy Tomato Basil SoupI had such a nice winter break at home. Though, I didn't completely take a break because in between celebrating holidays, I worked on my research. I did do a good deal of cooking, but I mainly prepared recipes that had already been posted on this blog for my family. Towards the end of my break, however, I got a…

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Cornish Game Hens with Orange and Herb Glaze

Cornish Game Hens with Orange and Herb Glaze by Cassandra Plank

Cornish Game Hens with Orange and Herb GlazeMerry Christmas eve! It's been a busy December for me between meetings, final exams, and term papers but now I finally have a recipe to post. We had a simple Christmas eve dinner which we prepared all while cooking things for Christmas day. My mom and I prepared a ham for breakfast tomorrow,…

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Grain-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu

Grain-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu by Cassandra Plank

Grain-Free Chicken Cordon BleuI made this Chicken Cordon Bleu during my first try of once a week cooking. I wanted to make chicken that wouldn't be boring to eat for several meals, so I stuffed the chicken with flavorful cheese and ham, just like regular Cordon Bleu. One trick I have recently learned about stuffing meat is that it's…

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Grain-Free Blueberry Muffins

Grain-Free Blueberry Muffins by Cassandra Plank

Grain-Free Blueberry MuffinsIt's taken a lot of trial and error to learn how to bake using non-grain flours, however with my latest trial of blueberry muffins I can see how far I've come in my baking. When I first tried to use coconut flour for muffins, they turned out like crumbly hockey pucks. Now I am finally able to make muffins…

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End of the Week Review of Once a Week Cooking

End of the Week Review of Once a Week Cooking by Cassandra Plank

End of the Week Review of Once a Week CookingHere are the latter meals I had in my week of once a week cooking, and my review of the experience:Wednesday's meals included:Breakfast: Scramble of 2 eggs+4 egg whites (been trying to get more protein into my day, so I have been adding egg whites), 1 sausage (I cooked it along with a…

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