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Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Spinach Dip

This recipe combines Middle Eastern & Creole flavors. It’s great to take to your next event, and it’s healthy! [yumprint-recipe id=’1′]

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Part 2: Best Dishes In the World

If you’re a member of my email list, I’m sure you’ve heard about the international food tour I’ll be doing over the next few weeks! We’ll travel to countries like Germany, Greece, Israel, Cuba, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Jamaica to checkout their national dishes and compare the best of the best. Happy Travels! PART 2: MIDDLE EAST – ASIA SAUDI ARABIA – Kabsa Paella ...

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Part 1: Best Dishes In the World

If you’re a member of my email list, I’m sure you’ve heard about the international food tour I’ll be doing over the next few weeks! We’ll travel to countries like Germany, Greece, Israel, Cuba, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Jamaica to checkout their national dishes and compare the best of the best. WARNING: This series is LONG – 5 posts to be exact, however it’s easy ...

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Strangest “Bar Food” in the World

I recently went on a quest to find the best bar food from around the world. I enlisted the help of several international friends to bring you the best of the best. This article only mentions bar food that’s tastier than normal in a drunken state (based on the opinion of the masses) – NOT just any food eaten by drunk people! ...

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20 Most Ratchet Snacks in America

1. Chips Ahoy These bland, cookie-like, ultra commercialized biscuits are at the top of my list for one reason: I ate 1,000s of Chips Ahoy cookies in my childhood. I kept a stash in my bedroom as well as in the kitchen cabinet at all times. Too bad they changed their ultra ratchet recipe… 2. Pizza Rolls Ah Pizza Rolls… I really wish ...

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Recipe: Too many overripe bananas?

Traditional Southern Banana Pudding is quite possibly the most delicious dessert on the planet. However, between the sugar, butter, and chemical crackers (vanilla wafers) you’re asking for medical problems y eating this one. If you’re not into killing yourself slowly, you could always go for my favorite healthy breakfast/dessert, “banana nice cream.” You can find some “nice cream” recipes here. If you’ve had ...

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8 Things People Don’t Tell You About Studying Abroad

Like many people, my educational experience lacked passion and direction. I am a very visual, creative, and interactive leaner – standardized testing and lecture halls just aren’t my cup of tea. During my junior year of college I was inspired to sign up for a 2 week trip to Quito, Ecuador. I had no idea how much that experience would change my life. After living ...

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10 Wildest Festivals Around the World

As a world traveler and entrepreneur, I have thousands of goals for what I’d like to do in my lifetime. My MANY bucket lists consist of traditional goals, travel goals, adventure goals, business venture goals, relationship goals, and creative goals. I separate them into a bunch of different lists so I can keep track of my goals/achievements in a tangible way. I ...

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Imaginary Chef Feature: Miss Universe Canada Finalist, Monika Horvat

FROM IMMIGRANT TO MISS UNIVERSE Recently I had the privilege to interview Miss Universe Canada finalist, Monika Horvat. As part of her preparation for the pageant, Monika is following a workout regime from Peak Nutrition CA, and The Imaginary Chef Diet. Monika was born in Belgrade, Serbia, and moved to Calgary, Alberta, Canada at 3 years old. She will graduate with a bachelors in ...

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5 Misconceptions About Food

There are so many misconceptions surrounding food and diet. Like much of what we hear in the media, mainstream information about nutrition is usually someone’s opinion, rather than fact. There’s always a new “healthy” fad (acai, avocado, garcinia cambogia, etc) or weight loss product in the news. There are also products and diet plans that actually help people. In a world ...

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5 Misconceptions About Travel

 Not everyone who wanders is lost. Many people dream of seeing the world someday, without ever making those dreams a reality. Travel is customary in most European cultures,  but something “rich people do” in America. In Austria, there is a legal minimum of 22 paid vacation days and 13 paid holidays each year. Making your dreams come true may be ...

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