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Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites

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I’ve shared these cookies, over the years, to friends and casually on my Facebook page as I’ve made them for my children (ahem, myself too). And every single time I get comments or messages that say something like this, ” we couldn’t stop eating them…I CAN’T believe that these are made from chickpeas…we ate the […]

Dairy Free Pumpkin Dip

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Have you ever been to parties where that delicious pumpkin dip is served? Usually it’s a mixture of pumpkin and cool whip. Don’t get me wrong, it is fabulous. But, I’m not real keen on the whole cool whip scenario. What is that stuff anyway?

Pumpkin Butter

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Fall is a fun time of year to start moving away from tropical fruits and heading towards more warm spices and heartier meals. it’s natural to crave more carbs and meats, this time of year, as your body is signaling to slow down for the upcoming cold months and to save energy. so pay attention […]

Gluten Free Cupcakes

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I found a recipe, a few years ago, for Gluten-Free Cupcakes and I’ve played with it since then. Like a lot of Gluten-Free baked goods, they take some perfecting. This recipe might not be perfect, but it’s called upon for every baby shower, wedding shower and birthday party over the past two years. So I […]

Coconut Sugar Candied Pecans

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most of us know that nuts and seeds are a source of good fats. the kind that helps your cholesterol by destroying the bad cholesterol and increasing the good. but when i place walnuts and almonds and pecans in front of my children, they just stare at me. the novelty has worn off. they want […]

No Bake Pumpkin Bites

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i want you to know that every time i post a recipe, i run it by two really important taste-testers. they have curious palettes and give really honest feedback. kids, you know? these were given a: YUM, MOM!!

Pecan Pumpkin Bites

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oh my goodness. these are like those little pecan pumpkin tarts. only not with all the weird corn syrup that will make you excited for 5 minutes and leave you wanting to nap soon there after. imagine making these and having your family walk in and say, “mmmm that smells good!” and ha! you’re not […]

Black Bean Brownies

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Black Bean Brownies. Read that again. So weird, right? Totally.

Strawberry Spread

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A few weeks ago I took my children to a local strawberry farm. And it’s possible that I spent close to $20 on strawberries. Or not. Or maybe so. It was worth every penny and I even think we saved some pennies as they ate a few strawberries as they picked. Just a few (or […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

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Peanut butter and chocolate. Favorite friends.