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Sweet Potato Avocado “Toast”

I know that food should be pretty.  I’ve learned that over the years.  Whether I’m eating Jenny Craig food plated on pretty Fiestaware or dining at my favorite restaurant, the way I present my food DEFINITELY impacts my opinion of the dish.

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Lightened Up Lemon Donuts

I had company in town this weekend.  One of my dear, dear friends from Nashville came to visit.Jen and I have been friends for a million years (or maybe just 21).  She was my next door neighbor in the dorms when I first went to college and was my roommate after college for a few years in Nashville.

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Red Velvet Pancakes

So, I threw away my waffle iron.  And, I’ve felt like something’s missing ever since.I use my waffle maker for waffles, protein waffles, and of course, my Lightened Up Waffled Biscuits and Gravy.  And, I literally use it at least once a week… and I’ve not had one for two weeks.

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Deep Dish Pancake

Holy wow.  I just had breakfast… and I’m officially in love.I’m already planning on how I’d like to eat it tomorrow and scheduling time today to get ingredients so I can play around with new flavor combinations.

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Cheesy Grilled Heirloom Tomato Waffle

The most beautiful heirloom tomatoes have been popping up in the stores over the past few weeks.Having three on my counter this week, I wanted to grill one and incorporate it into my breakfast.  I’ve also been on a huge waffle kick, so it just made sense to make it into a waffle…

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Banana Chocolate PB2 Waffles

Ever since Hailey and I tried the Waffle Up! banana nutella waffle at a Denver farmers’ market, I’ve been dreaming about it.  Now, a girl who’s committed to eating healthy can’t just eat brioche buttered waffles every day… so, you know I’ve worked on coming up with a lightened up version.

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