Whole Wheat Pumpkin Waffles - a fall breakfast treat! | realfoodandicecream.com

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Waffles

I have some seriously exciting news to share today! I was asked (and incredibly honored) to do my very first guest post as a blogger! And while I realize that I was the one who was supposed to be guest posting on her blog, I’m equally excited to introduce you to Tina from The Worktop. […]

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A cool, refreshing, all-natural citrus sports drink | realfoodandicecream.com

All Natural Citrus Sports Drink

We have been running our tails off around here in October. The cooler temperatures have made for perfect running conditions, but after a long run, I still crave a tall glass of icy cold refreshment. I’ve never really been one to drink a lot of sports drinks; but because I have been spending more time […]

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Cranberry Pear Sorbet | realfoodandicecream.com

Cranberry Pear Sorbet

As promised last week, today I’m bringing you one more sweet frozen treat! This one is a little lighter on the calories but still full of fresh fall flavor! Every Thanksgiving the cranberry sauce gets me. Something about that sweet but just slightly tart flavor keeps me coming back for “just one more” spoonful. Considering turkey […]

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Apple pie ice cream - smooth, rich and creamy, bursting with fall flavor. | realfoodandicecream.com

Apple Pie Ice Cream

What in the world is going on here… ice cream? No, the Internet has not gone wonky on you, welcome to our new site, realfoodandicecream.com! Why the change, you ask? Well, honestly, for a lot of reasons…

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Cinnamon Pita Chips with Maple Cream Cheese | realfoodmommd.com

Cinnamon Pita Chips with Maple Cream Cheese

It should come as no surprise when I tell you all that my little swipey card from Panera Bread had a free daily cup of coffee for the entire month of September on it. I mean, I’ve been blogging for, what, all of three months and I’m already on my second Panera inspired recipe. I […]

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Vegetarian Cincinnati Chili - a healthy twist on a classic. | realfoodmommd.com

Vegetarian Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati chili is one of those recipes that will never be perfectly recreated at home. That secret blend of spices is held near and dear to the hearts of those who created it. But I was inspired to give it a try after eating it at the Hudepohl 14K race after party a couple weekends […]

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A salmon sandwich on toasty bread, topped with sweet tomato-basil chutney and creamy goat cheese. | realfoodmommd.com

Salmon Sandwich with Tomato-Basil Chutney

So last week you guys got to learn all about the crazy working in Columbus debacle along with its foodie perks. And I know I professed my undying love for Northstar Cafe, but one week I made an exception… This summer, Derek and I celebrated our ninth anniversary, which happened to fall on a Wednesday, the night […]

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An uncanny mix of ingredients come together in a salad for a fresh burst of amazing flavor | realfoodmommd.com

World’s Most Weirdly Delicious Salad

I don’t EVEN know with that recipe title. This is just one of those times I’m going to give something a ridiculous name, hope you trust me and make the recipe and then ask for forgiveness later. {Sorry!} But honestly, the restaurant that inspired this particular salad named it after the street it’s located on, so, […]

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A quesadilla stuffed with end of summer veggies and beet greens pesto. | realfoodmommd.com

Veggie Quesadillas with Beet Greens Pesto

Nearly a year ago, a crazy cool but simultaneously awful thing happened. A new brewery opened down the street. And the brewery decided to have local food trucks come every weekend. Craft beer. Tasty food. Walking distance. This is going to end badly. Very, very badly. For my waistline, that is. Would probably help if […]

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Summery chilled strawberry soup infused with a touch of mint. 142 calories. | realfoodmommd.com

Mint Infused Chilled Strawberry Soup

Guys, I know we’re just a few days away from Labor Day and I should be thinking about all things pumpkin and apple and no white shoes, but bear with me, I still have a few more tastes of summer to share! Especially because Mother Nature was a little late delivering summer here in Ohio. […]

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Subtly sweet, crunchy peanut butter granola bars. 120 calories. | realfoodmommd.com

Crunchy Peanut Butter Granola Bars

It’s that time of year again… back to school! The time of year when parents breathe a little sigh of relief to have actual trained professionals watch over their kids for 7+ hours of the day! Teachers, I ♥ you. The time of year when we get back to a routine around the house. The […]

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