Crunchy Edamame Recipe


Are you a couch snacker like me? When I sit with my hubby at night to watch TV I love to snack on crunchy food. The thing is that finding something healthy is not easy. Now my problems have been solved with this easy Crunchy Edamame Recipe. 4 Ingredients and a sheet pan is all it takes to make these itty bitty delicious concoctions.

If you’re not familiar with Edamame, they are just green soybeans sold frozen or refrigerated either in pods or shelled. Edamame is usually boiled with water and eaten at Japanese restaurants. Due to their high levels of Fiber and Protein I buy them regularly. My girls LOVE THEM, when they don’t want to eat chicken or beef I give them edamame and they are super happy. They prefer them in pods so they can peel the shell themselves.


This Crunchy Edamame Recipe allows me to snack at night while fitting in my jeans the next day. Since they are baked and not fried it makes a very big difference. You can serve them as toppings on a salad instead of croutons, as a crunchy appetizer with cocktails or simply as an after school snack for the kids.

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You Are Invited To The Mother Of All Baby Showers Oct. 16th Plus Giveaway!!


Attention South Florida parents, future parents and grandparents. You are all invited to the 2nd annual The Mother Of All Baby Showers happening this October 16th from 5:30 – 9:00 PM at the Young at Art Children’s Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave, Davie, FL 33325.

So get a sitter and don’t miss this Adults only night where they will be featuring 60 maternity, juvenile and family-focused national and local companies, HOT parenting lessons for parenting babies and toddlers, A book signing by NY Times acclaimed authors Mary Ann Zoellner and Alicia Ybarbo. AND if you’re a huge fan of American Ninja Warrior, you will be able to interact with mom to be Jenn Brown. Companies include Babies R Us, Britax, Chicco, Ikea and more!


Tickets for this event is just $15 for individual admission or $25 for couple admission. Use the promo code MOABS to save $5 at checkout making each ticket just $10. WHAT A DEAL. Click here to get your tickets. 

To recap here’s the event details:

Date: October 16th

Time: 5:30 to 9:00 pm

WhereYoung at Art Children’s Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave, Davie, FL 33325

Tickets: $10 with promo code. 

Celebrities in attendance: The Authors of Sh*tty Mom and Jenn Brown

I will be there as well to see you all! 


1 lucky reader will will 2 VIP Tickets to the event that includes the following

  • 1/2 hour earlier admission to event (5:30pm)
  • The Mother of All Swag Bags (one bag per individual/couple)
  • 4 Admit 1 FREE passes to use on a future visit to 
  • Young At Art Museum (4 passes per individual/couple)
  • Signed copy of The New York Times bestselling book Sh*tty Mom 

To enter simply follow the instruction on the Rafflecopter form. Contest ends 10/12. Good luck! Do not enter if you can’t attend this event. 

ONLY ONE ENTRY PER HOUSEHOLD PLEASE. Must be over 18 and be a US resident. 

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Disclosure: I received complimentary tickets to promote this event. All opinions are 100% mine. 

Easy Pumpkin Muffins With Orange Maple Glaze

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Have you ever had a little craving for something spicy, sweet and citrusy at the same time? These Easy Pumpkin Muffins With Orange Maple Glaze will surely hit the spot! I bet after you have one you won’t be able to stop. They are tiny, spongy and packed in with a lot of flavor. There’s chocolate chips in each one to trigger those “happy” feelings in your brain.

Now that fall is here, the leaves are falling, the weather is cooler (well anywhere but here in Miami anyways). Pumpkin is something that I long for. It has this rich complex flavor accompanied with spices that I makes me want to cook everything. From the savory soups to decadent desserts. I even buy the Pumpkin spiced candles to fill my home with this intoxicating aroma.

These Easy Pumpkin Muffins are great by themselves but add the Orange Maple Glaze and it’s perfection in a single bite. Who can resist a basket of freshly baked muffins? If you’re hosting a brunch or a breakfast I promise you they will be a hit. They are also great as an afternoon snack with coffee or tea. Another great idea is to give them out as presents to neighbors, new parents or even the in laws!

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Fuel Points

Groupon: $39.99 For Cuisinart Electric Fondue Maker Set (Reg. $110)

cuisinart-electric-fondue-maker I can’t remember the last time I ate fondue. I love the cheese and beef one.

Groupon: $39.99 For Cuisinart Electric Fondue Maker Set (Reg. $110). Click here to get yours.

With a stainless steel exterior and sleek polished forks, this fondue Cuisinart Electric Fondue Maker set makes an elegant centerpiece for dinner and cocktail parties. An adjustable temperature gauge lets you set the perfect heat for melting chocolate or cheese or heating up broth or oil in the 3 quart pot, while an integrated rack keeps eight forks at the ready around the pot’s edge. The pot features a nonstick interior for easy post-party cleanup, and its brushed finish can be kept spotless by popping it in the dishwasher.

HOT New October Coupons To Print: Kelloggs, Tai Pei, Betty Crocker & More!

Baby & Toddler

$1.00 off ONE Luvs Diapers

$2.00 off Pampers Cruisers Diapers and Wipes

$1.50 off ONE Pampers Easy Ups Trainers

$2.00 off Pampers Swaddlers Diapers and Wipes

$1.50 off any Triple Paste


$2.00 off can or liters of soda and Mars candy

$1.00 off any two Healthy Balance™ juice drinks

$1.00 off ONE SIERRA MIST 12pk or TWO 2-Liters

$3.00 off TWO GEVALIA Mocha Latte or Cappuccino’s

$1.00 off 1 12 fl oz Starbucks Refreshers beverage

$1.00 off GEVALIA Mocha Latte or Cappuccino
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FREE Dial Acne Control Face & Body Wash Sample

Screen Shot 2014-09-30 at 11.18.17 AM I am getting acne at 32, weird! Can’t wait to try out this product.

Head on over here and enter your information to request your FREE Dial Acne Control Face & Body Wash Sample courtesy of Target. Availability will be based on your location so not everybody will qualify for this freebie.

Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.

Groupon: $21.99 For Cuisinart Advantage 12-Piece Knife Set (Reg. $64.21)

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What a beautiful set and as you may imagine, if it’s from Cuisinart you know it’s great quality!

Groupon: $21.99 For Cuisinart Advantage 12-Piece Knife Set (Reg. $64.21). Click here to check it out.

I honestly never gotten a great knife set like this one for $22. I am amazed! Knife skills are easy to perfect with this essential set. It features task-specific knifes such as a paring knife for more intricate tasks, as well as such versatile blades as the santoku, whose slicing strengths range from chopping carrots for a salad to splitting hairs during an argument. Each knife is accompanied by a blade guard that not only protects nearby fingers but also staves off premature blade dulling.

Set Contents

  • 8” chef’s knife with guard
  • 8” slicing knife with guard
  • 8” bread knife with guard
  • 7” santoku knife with guard
  • 5.5” utility knife with guard
  • 3.5” paring knife with guard