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7 Quick and Easy Pasta Recipes for Busy Weeknights

There’s not really a more crowd pleasing dinner option around than pasta. I mean, who doesn’t love a bowl of pasta? It’s so comforting and adaptable that it makes it easy to work with even for the pickiest eaters — there’s sure to be a recipe out there for everyone. Pasta dishes often fall into […]

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7 Easy Breakfast Recipes to Start the New Year

Parents always tell you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but when you have the option of sleeping in for a few more minutes or quickly stuffing food in your face, breakfast tends to be overlooked. Eating breakfast, even if it’s something small, can give a much needed energy boost in […]

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5 Recipes for Using up Leftover Candy Canes

‘Tis the season for candies and sweets, and one of the most prominent this time of year is candy canes. Though peppermint is the traditional flavor, these days candy canes come in almost every flavor imaginable. But what about leftover candy canes? If left too long they can get sticky and melt, but throwing them […]

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7 Amazing Nut-Free Granola Recipes to Make at Home

Granola should be a staple in any healthy diet. Actually it’s so great that it should even be included in diets where health isn’t a concern. There are many possibilities for granola: It can function as a snack, a meal within itself, or even dessert. It can be eaten on it’s own, worked into recipes, […]

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5 Sweet Recipes to Celebrate the Beginning of the NFL Season

The NFL season kicks off today with a Super Bowl 50 rematch as the Carolina Panthers take on the defending champion Denver Broncos, and there’s no better way to celebrate football coming back than with some sweet treats. Kick off parties and tailgates are full of hot dogs, chips, and other savory foods, and desserts are […]

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7 No-Bake Dessert Recipes for a Cool, Refreshing Summer

Summer creates a conundrum for those of us with a sweet tooth and an affinity for baking. The heat outside does nothing to stop the sweet cravings, and at times only intensifies it. But turning on the oven to bake something when your entire place already feels like one isn’t that appealing. The good thing […]

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5 Delicious No-Bake Desserts for Summer That Will Brighten up Your Day

I’m not sure what it is, but there’s just something about summertime that makes me want to bake. Maybe it’s the illusion that I have more free time or maybe it’s just the extra daylight hours. Whatever it is, summer makes me want to get out my mixers and springform pans and whip up something new […]

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7 Must-Have Foods for Flat Abs

It’s that time of the year again when being fit seems to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind. After a few months of paying a little less attention, suddenly we all become obsessed with how flat our abs are again. It’s only natural that as the weather gets hotter and less clothes are necessary […]

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Fire Up the Grill: Celebrating Hamburger Month

Are you getting hungry by the mere sight of this burger? Well, we don’t blame you. The hamburger is by far one of the most well-liked and beloved foods in our modern culture. As the quintessential American comfort meal, the U.S. alone eats a whopping 13 billion hamburgers a year. (That’s a lot of meat.) But over the years, […]

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7 Essential Margarita Recipes

What are Spring and Summer for if not sitting somewhere drinking some sort of alcoholic water? In fact, maybe we should just combine the two seasons into one mega-season titled “Cocktail Season” so that everybody knows where our heads are at. A cocktail of choice can be a really personal preference but if I had […]

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7 Bold and Delicious Recipes to Celebrate National Eggs Benedict Day

National Eggs Benedict Day is this Saturday, April 16, and what better way to celebrate filing your taxes the day before (actually taxes aren’t due until April 18 this year, but who’s counting?) than by indulging in this breakfast staple. Poached eggs, Canadian bacon, and hollandaise mix together perfectly on top of an English muffin […]

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7 Sweet and Savory Ways to Dress up Your Oatmeal

Let’s make oatmeal better. For how popular and versatile it is, oatmeal doesn’t seem to live up to its potential, often falling into the category of foods we eat because we know they’re good for us. But it can totally fall into a more favorable (and flavorful) category with just a few little tweaks to […]

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Coffee, Cream and Charity: Serving up Social Change at The Well

Whether you call it java, brew, or jitter juice, it’s evident through the frantic morning rush to work you need your caffeine fix. Nestled between hundreds of Starbucks and the independent cafés is one glimmering coffeehouse making a difference, one cup at a time. Situated in the heart of South Bend’s River Park neighborhood, The […]

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