Honey Pecan Crusted Chicken

Food bloggers, do you ever hit a recipe that you just CANNOT WAIT to share? Hopefully some of you can relate, cause that’s exactly how I feel about this one. I teased it way back in early April during Easter weekend, and now I finally have time to share it with you.

Recently, Nektar Naturals approached me about trying some of their granulated honey. I’m a honey fan and we actually go through a lot of it in our house since that’s what my mom uses in her coffee every morning (coconut milk, honey, and cinnamon…in case you were wondering!). But I had never heard of or tried a granulated variety. I thought it sounded pretty cool because I figured it could replace other granulated sweeteners in baking recipes. Sometimes baking with liquid sweeteners can be tough….though I do prefer them nutritionally to stevia and regular table sugar.

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WIAW: WH Action Hero

Have you ever applied for something or entered a contest with no real confidence that you’ll be chosen, hired, or randomly selected? It’s a long shot, but it’s worth reaching for. It gives a goal, something to hope on and dream about.

Well, this is how I felt when I heard about the Women’s Health Action Hero search about 6 months ago (before all this injury and health nonsense, mind you). Women’s Health put out a call to their readers asking for influencers across the nation that value health and wellness, love running, positively influence and connect with others, and are making a difference through their interactions on social media to apply to be a 2015 WH Action Hero. When I read the requirements, I decided to apply. I knew their would be thousands of applicants, but I thought I’d just go for it. You can’t accomplish what you don’t give a try!

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Recipe Redux #19: Smoky White Bean Puree

It’s Recipe Redux day again! I am struggling to come up with ways to start these posts. In reality, I’d just like to get right to the recipe because it’s so stinkin’ delicious! But I suppose it deserves a little intro of its own. :)

This month’s theme asked us to find something in our pantry that ‘needs a little love’ and make something creative with it! Here are the details…

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WIAW: An Update

Hi everyone! Well I have lots of food to share with you this week since last week I didn’t feature a recent eats component of my WIAW. But before I get to my full day of eats and then recent eats, I wanted to update you all on what’s going on with me lately.

The amount of love and support that I receive from you all makes me feel like I have a responsibility to fill you guys in. Especially since I’ve opened you up to you all so much in the past few weeks. As I alluded to last Friday, a decision was made for me, that should have been my decision to make, and I’ve been very much affected by it.

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WIAW: EPIC Food Survey

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Changing things up a bit this WIAW! Instead of a full day plus recent eats I am going to share my full day of eats from this past Easter Sunday and an EPIC food survey I recently filled out. Hope you enjoy!

But first I need to announce the winners of my Thunderbird giveaway! Go here to see if you’re one of them.

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