My Trip to Colorado

My husband and I had some airline miles to use up, so we planned a short trip to Colorado.  I fell in love with Colorado years ago.  When I was 23, (a long time ago haha), a friend and I quit our jobs and backpacked around the country.  Colorado was one of my favorite states. We spent a couple weeks just exploring.  It has quite a diverse terrain depending on where you are in the state.  We chose the Denver/Boulder area for this trip.  I had never been to Boulder, so I was excited.  Just a warning.  This post is very picture heavy.

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We chose to stay at the Westin Westminster in Westminster, Colorado.  It was halfway between Denver and Boulder, so it was a great location for us. Plus, the Westin is known for their fabulous beds and trust me, they do not disappoint.  We arrived at the hotel early, at about 10 am.  I didn’t expect our room to be ready, but it was!

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No Bake Fruit Pizza

This is Emily from PrettyPies.com and I am delighted to be guest posting for My Whole Food Life today to share this recipe for No-Bake Fruit Pizza! This fun summertime dessert is perfect for the 4th of July!

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Many years ago, long before my whole-foods transformation, I was introduced to a dessert known as fruit pizza. Have you tried it? Basically, it’s a concoction of ultra-processed foods: store-bought refrigerated cookie dough, cool whip, marshmallow fluff or cream cheese plus more refined sugar. A long list of not-so- healthy ingredients. Since I’d much rather have real food, I decided to do a recipe makeover!

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Salted Caramel Crispy Cookies

I have a treat for you today!  These Salted Caramel Crispy Cookies need to be made asap!  All you need is 4 simple ingredients!!  My older daughter LOVED them and so did my husband.  You all know that I am a big fan of salted caramel anything, especially these cookies.

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These cookies need to be kept in the freezer, but they are easy to eat straight from it.  Not hard as a rock, but perfect.

These Salted Caramel Crispy Cookies are no bake, gluten free and vegan.  The perfect summer dessert!  If you need more uses for crispy rice, check out this post too.

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