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Roasted Carrot Leek Soup

December 15, 2013
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With all the holiday parties, sweet treats & stunning cocktails, its time for something healthy. Don’t you think? This Carrot Leek Soup is a warming bowl of comfort and health! The nice thing about soup is it’s quick & simple to make. Serve with a hearty slice of cheese or some other protein and you […]

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Angel Hair Pasta with Creamy Pumpkin Cheese Sauce

November 13, 2013
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Gotta say I never used to like angel hair pasta. It was too thin for me (and generally overcooked.) Didn’t have enough bite. Well thankfully i’ve decided to play with it & give it a second chance. Second chances can be really good. Especially when these pretty, thin noodles don’t over cook into a mushy […]

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Maple Cranberry Bourbon Martini

November 8, 2013
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Happy Friday! Hope you have a fun weekend planned. I will be in Las Vegas. Yep. I might just talk a bartender into making my favorite new cocktail, this Cranberry Bourbon Martini. How festive would this be for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Eve?

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$100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

October 29, 2013
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I feel like sharing some JOY with you guys. Why? Just because. With Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up here is a little extra spending cash for you ~ if you win this giveaway Thanks for participating. This giveaway is now closed. Stay tuned for more fun ones soon!   a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Pear Dutch Baby Pancake

October 21, 2013
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Big. Baked. Pear Pancake. I’ve always been wanting to name a recipe Dutch Baby. This has got to be the simplest way to make pancakes. No flipping, babysitting…watching. The magic happens all on it’s own. Hopefully you guys love breakfast as much as I do…I’ll be sharing a lot of them in the upcoming weeks. […]

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Gluten Free Bacon Meatballs with Cream Sauce

October 4, 2013
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What the what? Bacon in meatballs…the most amazing thing on Earth I tell ya. Could it get even better? Yes it could. Toss those Bacon Meatballs in a Light Creamy Sauce. Thats how.

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake

September 30, 2013
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Happy Monday! I hope you had a fabulous weekend. I sure did. There was lots of hikes & outdoors time. Our crazy rain storms have subsided and now there are frosty mornings and bluebird skies during the day. We have had some snow & the aspen trees are all shades of gold, red & green. […]

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ColorFresh { Pear }

September 15, 2013
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Happy Sunday! If you have visited here since Friday then you might have seen my recipe for Baked Pear & Honey Steel Cut Oatmeal. The colors in these fall pears are seasonally perfect for crafts, fashion, table settings & home design. I hope they inspire you as much as they for me. Visit & follow […]

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Baked Pear & Honey Steel Cut Oatmeal

September 13, 2013
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It’s that time of the year when I crave a hot breakfast daily. Nothing like a steamy pot of coffee and Baked Pear & Honey Steel Cut Oatmeal to get your day started right. Breakfast bakes are really popular both on this blog in right here in our home.

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One-Pot Roasted Chicken & Veggies

June 5, 2013
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I know it’s hot out there for some of you and you are craving popsicles & salads. Well guess what….sometimes you need a hearty meal too. One that takes a little while to cook, but no hovering over. A meal all ready prepared ~ so you can reach into your fridge & grab it, that […]

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Orzo with Wild Pheasant, Sweet Potato & Mushrooms

April 3, 2013
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The winter and spring are duking it out daily here in Telluride, CO. Each day surprises. One day bulbs start poking through thawing soil and the next day snow storms & gusty winds push through. On warmer days  Cowgirl Coolers are blended with ice. On bone chiller days, homemade comfort food like Orzo with Wild […]

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Rustic Roasted Beet & Sweet Potato Salad

February 15, 2013
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Is everyone ready for the long weekend? Time off to enjoy family, friends and in my case lots of skiing & eating… This Rustic Roasted Beets & Sweet Potato Salad is simple to prepare and well worth spending just a little bit of time in the kitchen.

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Brussels Sprouts with Feta & Pecans

November 16, 2012
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How is your Thanksgiving planning going? Are you cooking for a large group, small gathering or going to your favorite restaurant? Whether or not you are hosting Thanksgiving you will need to try these brussels sprouts. Whether or not you like sprouts these will convert you into a sprouts lover. Pinky promise…

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Thanksgiving! Delicious Whole Food Recipes to Inspire

October 27, 2012
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Around here we celebrate whole foods no matter what the season. For the holidays I love to prepare seasonal ingredients with that special holiday twist. This post will hopefully inspire you to start creating your Thanksgiving menus. It is never too early to get inspired! Perhaps you can test some this weekend…

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Chile-Sweet Potato Hash with Fried Eggs

October 26, 2012
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Are you noticing a trend on FFC? This is the second cookbook and sweet potato recipe (adore sweet potatoes!) here in one week. Today I am thrilled to be a part of Aida Mollenkamp’s Keys to the Kitchen Virtual Dinner Party! I love virtual parties, it means I can hang out with all of my bestie blog pals […]

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