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Fusilli Mushroom Mac ‘n Cheese

October 6, 2014
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This time of year we crave comfort foods. Ingredients become a bit heavier to satisfy appetites fueled by cooler weather. This Fusilli Mushroom Mac ‘n Cheese is warming from the inside & out. This recipe is destined to become a family favorite ~ it sure is over here!

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$100.00 Fall Amazon.com Gift Card Giveaway!

October 2, 2014
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As we gear up for a beautiful fall weekend I wanted to give you something special. My fall reader appreciation gift card giveaway will designate one lucky reader to have a shopping spree on Amazon.com. Maybe you need some new cookbooks, kitchen gadgets, kids clothes, makeup, Halloween Tricks ‘n Treats….the skies the limit! Happy shopping, but […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes

September 28, 2014
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Hi everyone! Hope your weekend was amazing ~ we had a great one here. The weather was 1/2 summer & 1/2 super chilly, rainy fall….which brought some snow our way! I was super inspired to create the perfect pancakes to celebrate this fall weather. These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes are irresistible…

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21 Pumpkin Recipes You Can’t Live Without!

August 28, 2014
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Around here the weather is changing a whole lot. Fall is in the air & there is snow in the highest peaks. The 14’ers around Telluride,CO are taking all our rain & turning it into snow. It’s really amazing! With that cooler air, my mind drifts to one of my all time favorite ingredients…Pumpkin! So […]

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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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