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Trailmix Bars

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Instead of trail mix in a bag, try making these simple bars. Easy to make – and an easy snack to grab.

Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Winter squash is such an easy and wonderful way to mix up your main dishes in the Fall and Winter months.

Sunday Sweet Potato Hash

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remember how i told you about those sweet potatoes that we grew this past Summer? want to guess how many are left from that harvest? yep. you guessed it. more than we know what to do with. so in an effort to use them up before they spoil, we’ve been throwing them in all kinds […]

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 […]

Sweet Potato Crusted Quiche

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this is a family favorite of mine. i love it for many reasons. the flavor is just wow! see ya later flour quiche crust. something about the rich flavor of the sweet potato crust is a perfect compliment to the dish as a whole. and use the recipe as a guide, but fill the egg […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sprouting Beans and Lentils

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Did your mom ever buy a plastic container of what looked like grass, when you were little? Mine did. It was a tiny tub of bean sprouts. And my mother would load sandwiches with those wirey¬†sprouts. Oddly enough, as a little one, I really liked sprouts. I’m betting your family will, too; especially if you […]

Salmon [or crab] Cakes – gluten and grain free

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until i was about 20 years old, my family had a cottage on a river near my hometown. so summers meant crabbing and fishing.