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Valerie Dennis

Valerie Dennis is a Twin Cities-based communications professional, having worked at newspapers and magazines in the Midwest and Southern U.S. Valerie enjoys living a healthy and active lifestyle, and chronicles it on her blog KaleAndAle.com.


Eat your veggies for breakfast with this asparagus and eggs dish Food and drink Eat your veggies for breakfast with this asparagus and eggs dish , Rare Contributor 7:54am, May 25
Learn how to create the newest dessert trend — succulent cakes Food and drink Learn how to create the newest dessert trend — succulent cakes , Rare Contributor 10:06am, May 24
Step away from the oven with rhubarb cheesecake parfaits Food and drink Step away from the oven with rhubarb cheesecake parfaits , Rare Contributor 7:02am, May 8
Take advantage of strawberries with these healthy oatmeal bars Food and drink Take advantage of strawberries with these healthy oatmeal bars , Rare Contributor 7:14am, May 2
Get a spring dinner out quick with this one-pot pea pasta Food and drink Get a spring dinner out quick with this one-pot pea pasta , Rare Contributor 7:20am, April 20
Put down that Pop-Tart box and make these homemade toaster pastries Food and drink Put down that Pop-Tart box and make these homemade toaster pastries , Rare Contributor 9:11am, April 19
Let your slow cooker do the work for these Easter candies Food and drink Let your slow cooker do the work for these Easter candies , Rare Contributor 7:10am, April 3
No-bake bird’s nest cookies are your easy Easter treat Food and drink No-bake bird’s nest cookies are your easy Easter treat , Rare Contributor 7:36am, March 30
Get hopping on Easter with this dirt cake Food and drink Get hopping on Easter with this dirt cake , Rare Contributor 7:02am, March 27
Enjoy early spring produce and stay warm with this asparagus soup Food and drink Enjoy early spring produce and stay warm with this asparagus soup , Rare Contributor 7:12am, March 21
Before you book that dream vacation, track airfare prices with these sites Travel Before you book that dream vacation, track airfare prices with these sites , Rare Contributor 7:31am, March 20
You can often get these things from Costco without a membership Money You can often get these things from Costco without a membership , Rare Contributor 8:04am, March 6
These no-cost Valentine’s gifts are a big hit Rare Life These no-cost Valentine’s gifts are a big hit , Rare Contributor 7:30am, February 13
Win Valentine’s Day with these no-bake desserts Food and drink Win Valentine’s Day with these no-bake desserts , Rare Contributor 7:09am, February 13
Pack wine in your suitcase with these tips Travel Pack wine in your suitcase with these tips , Rare Contributor 7:32am, February 6
Don’t throw away your coffee grounds — you can use them in so many ways Food and drink Don’t throw away your coffee grounds — you can use them in so many ways , Rare Contributor 7:19am, February 3
Need a break from avocado toast? Try these alternatives Food and drink Need a break from avocado toast? Try these alternatives , Rare Contributor 8:20am, December 12
These no-bake holiday desserts are simple yet stunning Food and drink These no-bake holiday desserts are simple yet stunning , Rare Contributor 7:16am, December 5
Have you tried these ways to eat avocado? Food and drink Have you tried these ways to eat avocado? , Rare Contributor 8:03am, July 25
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This is how you find the perfect brunch drink for your mom Food and drink This is how you find the perfect brunch drink for your mom , Rare Contributor 1:40pm, May 1
Leave a lasting impression with these personalized Mother’s day gift ideas Rare Life Leave a lasting impression with these personalized Mother’s day gift ideas , Rare Contributor 12:01pm, May 1
Grab a mug and a marker — these DIY gifts for Mom are easy enough for non-crafters Rare Life Grab a mug and a marker — these DIY gifts for Mom are easy enough for non-crafters , Rare Contributor 11:45am, May 1
Personalize your rental with these temporary designs Rare Life Personalize your rental with these temporary designs , Rare Contributor 7:19am, April 19
This guide helps you determine how long to keep your makeup Beauty This guide helps you determine how long to keep your makeup , Rare Contributor 7:03am, April 11
Why apple cider vinegar should be part of your skin routine Beauty Why apple cider vinegar should be part of your skin routine , Rare Contributor 8:57am, April 6
Bet you didn’t know you can clean your makeup brushes with these common items Beauty Bet you didn’t know you can clean your makeup brushes with these common items , Rare Contributor 6:58am, April 5
You don’t need a fancy tool to make noodles out of veggies Food and drink You don’t need a fancy tool to make noodles out of veggies , Rare Contributor 7:29am, March 31
Surprise — bet you didn’t know these 7 foods are vegan Food and drink Surprise — bet you didn’t know these 7 foods are vegan , Rare Contributor 7:57am, March 16
Get more fruits or veggies at breakfast with these 5 easy meals Food and drink Get more fruits or veggies at breakfast with these 5 easy meals , Rare Contributor 7:06am, February 19