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Food Firsts on vacation

Entering Week Two of the Biggest Food First Before Friday Challenge


How did week one go?  Has your family been trying new foods?  Our family certainly has!  We are currently on vacation in Alaska, and I can’t wait to share with you what we’ve been eating!  There have been non-stop food firsts! Most of the best meals that I’ve ever eaten have been while traveling.  My favorites are crab cakes from…

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coffee drink from a shop in Montreal

The Food First Before Friday Results – Coffee Shop Drink


Oh, how I love coffee drinks!  Mocha!  Caramel Macchiato! Vanilla Latte!  I love them all!  The hotter the better!  So, what happened yesterday when we stopped into a coffee shop for this weeks challenge?  I ordered a Pineapple Black Tea Lemonade.  What!?  I know!  This is what happens when you are challenged to try something new. The first drink I…

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Greek Salad Food First Before Friday challenge

Greek Food – A Food First Before Friday


Did anyone take a little trip to Greece this last week?  I hope your family tried and loved something new!  I attempted  to eat a little bit healthier this week, Mediterranean style.  During my last trip to the grocery store, I picked up some red and yellow bell peppers, spinach, feta, tomatoes and arugula.  Colorful salads tossed with homemade vinaigrette…

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Candy Bars

A Food First Before Friday – The Candy Bar Challenge


Yes, we like our sweets in our household.  The candy bars that we tried this week were all winners!  Wasn’t this an easy challenge! Four of the candy bars that we tasted were purchased in Canada.  The Canadian candy bars were Coffee Crisp, Crispy Crunch, Caramilk, and Crunchies.  Are all candy bars sold in Canada required to begin with the…

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Deep dish pizza

Pizza – A Food First Before Friday Challenge


Do you know of anyone who doesn’t like pizza?  I sure don’t.  The problem is people usually order the same kind of pizza over and over again.  Our family favors sausage, pepperoni, and onion on a thin crust. What are we missing out on?  Read the menu at your local pizza place or browse the frozen pizzas at the store…

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vanilla ice box cookies and coffee toffee cookies

Cookies! – A Food First Before Friday


We love cookies in our family!  Especially warm cookies straight from the oven.  We have our favorites of chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, and peanut butter.  Those are probably the top three homemade cookies that all families bake together.  So, hopefully you accepted this last week’s challenge and tried something new. (This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  Read my…

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Vodka Martini

The Beverage Challenge – A Food First Before Friday


How did the beverage challenge go?  Were you able to try a few new beverages during the week?  Here’s what we tried: Last Tuesday I had my bi-monthly yoga class that just happens to be held in a vodka distillery.  I know!  The benefit of having yoga class in the distillery, is the drink we have afterwards.  I knew I…

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Pumpkin muffins with raisins

The Muffin Challenge – A Food First Before Friday


I love muffins!  My favorite muffin is banana with chocolate chips and pecans.  Pair it with a cup of strong coffee, and I have the perfect breakfast!  My other favorites are wild blueberry muffins with crumb topping, and a warm oatmeal cranberry pecan muffin.  The recipe for the oatmeal cranberry muffin is in my favorite muffin cookbook (affiliate link) Muffins A…

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