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Temptation Tuesdays

Yesterday I told you about my December Healthy Living Challenge – to make this Christmas season binge free. Come join the challenge and you’ll have the chance to win a Mastrad Oil Mister. I promised you a blog button, which I’ve finally figured out how to make so…

Just click on it to accept the challenge. Then add it to your own blog with the following code:

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Foodie Posts from This Week:

tray of cookiesPeanut Butter Cup Cookies: Yummy soft peanut butter cookies with peanut butter cups pressed inside

ready to bakePumpkin Monkey Bread: This one was on both my pumpkin bucket list and my baking bucket list for 2012. And it was totally worth it!

pumpkin browniesPumpkin Brownies: A healthier brownie that’s fudgey and rich

This week’s Most Popular Foodie Post:

caprese salad bitesCaprese Salad Bites – an easy party appetiser that is sure to please

Tempting Tidbits from other blogs:

Did you know that today is National Cookie Day? Did you further know that cookies came from the Netherlands… (at least according to this story) In honour of that, here are more cookie recipes to bring to those upcoming cookie swaps =)

Peppermint-Sugar-CookiesPeppermint Sugar Cookies (Recipe Girl) – I love that Christmas means mint and chocolate, and now mint and sugar cookie – yum!

Holiday-Cookie-Cravings-145Soft Gingersnaps with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting (Two Peas & Their Pod) – be still my heart!

eggnog-cupcakesEgg Nog Cupcakes with A Butter Rum Frosting (Baking for Bears)- Ok, not a cookie, but too wonderful to leave off the list. Perfect for Christmas parties!

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6 comments on “Temptation Tuesdays

  1. Patty
    December 4, 2012

    this is a very easy challenge – during holidays, because of all the food around me, I tend to eat a lot less!!!

    • Jessi
      December 4, 2012

      Cool beans – I wish that worked for me =)

  2. melodiefaith
    December 6, 2012

    I’m trying to eat healthily this month and failed epically by eating a ton fudge today…grr. Onwards with the fruit and vegetables!

    • Jessi
      December 6, 2012

      Yummy fudge… at least tomorrow is a brand new day. They say it takes (on avg) 7 attempts to stop smoking. I’d say that can be applied to loads of habits, including healthy eating. So just keep starting! =)

  3. melodiefaith
    December 19, 2012

    I presume the theory works as I’ve failed miserably cutting sugar out of my every day eating although today I ate really healthily despite eating a tiny bit of cake but I figure tomorrow will be a sugar free day! (Am reducing sugar intake gradually).

    • Jessi
      December 19, 2012

      Yay for progress =)

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