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Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

December 18, 2013
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Aren’t Chocolate Crinkle Cookies like the coolest thing? I love the way they are covered in powdered sugar before baking & then they make these beautiful crackle patterns. Not to mention they taste delicious!

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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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Salmon Scrambled Eggs

December 9, 2013
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Looking for a delicious grain free, gluten free meal? Done. Look no further. These Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs will make you very happy & they can be served any time of the day. This recipe is from The Pioneer Woman’s amazing new cookbook,  A Year of Holidays: 140 Step-by-Step Recipes for Simple, Scrumptious Celebrations.

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Nachos

November 27, 2013
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Did you know how much you need Thanksgiving Leftovers Nachos in your life? If you didn’t know you will certainly figure it out on Friday. As we all know (but we keep it to ourselves) sometimes the leftovers are the best part of Thanksgiving!

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Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

November 25, 2013
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Hello! Did you have an amazing weekend? Are you busy with your Thanksgiving menu? I sure am. We are heading to my neighbors house for turkey day and I’m in charge of bring lots of sides. I’ll be bringing these awesome Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and these fabulous Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts, […]

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Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts, Blue Cheese & Cranberries

November 22, 2013
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Looking for an AWESOME Thanksgiving side dish? Do you love roasted brussels sprouts? Perfect ~ then this Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts, Blue Cheese & Cranberries recipe is for you!

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Sweet Potato Cornbread Cupcakes with Whipped Cream

November 18, 2013
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It’s the perfect time of year to serve cornbread ~  like all the time. These little cupcakes are irresistible, especially when topped with chocolate & vanilla whipped cream. Having guests over for Thanksgiving? Great! Serve up a bunch of these Sweet Potato Cornbread Cupcakes with Whipped Cream for breakfast, brunch or snacks.

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Maple Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

November 15, 2013
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When I can, I sneak a little bit of bourbon into just about everything. OK. Not everything, but lots of things. Like cocktails (obviously) and cranberry sauce. There’s not much to say about cranberry sauce other then it is one of my favorite things in the entire world. This sweet tart sauce has my heart…thank […]

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{Gluten-Free} Oatmeal, Chocolate Chunk & Cranberry Pecan Cookies

November 6, 2013
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Recently I was sent a bottle of Fonseca BIN 27 Port wine. I was asked to pair a creative cookie recipe with it. I pondered things a smidge & decided that Port would pair well with dark chocolate, cranberries & pecans…I had never eaten cookies & sipped wine at the same time before. Now I know […]

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Cinnamon Chipotle Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

November 4, 2013
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Looking for a great Thanksgiving side dish? Look no further ~ these Cinnamon Chipotle Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes will change your life. Forever & ever. You can serve these sweet potatoes for brunch, as an any day side dish/main course and of course on Turkey Day! This recipe is inspired by the awesome new cookbook, The New Southwest […]

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Sesame Kale Salad

November 1, 2013
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Happy Friday! I was gonna share a cocktail today but then I thought we all could use a super tasty health salad instead. This is one of my all time go-to favorites. Sesame Kale Salad will make you feel a lot less guilty about digging into your kids Halloween candy…

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Strawberries ‘n Cream Birthday Cake (Gluten Free)

October 30, 2013
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She begged & pleaded & I couldn’t resist. My baby girl turned ten this weekend & she wanted mama to bake her a Strawberries ‘n Cream Birthday Cake. A layer cake to be precise. With one layer of vanilla cake & the other with a strawberry one. She then went into details about a cream […]

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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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Pumpkin Pancakes with Spiced Whipped Cream

October 18, 2013
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Oh the joyful flavors of fall! I wait all year with great anticipation to live on maple, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice…and of course ingredients like pumpkin and sweet potato. If you are anything like me then Pumpkin Pancakes with Spiced Whipped Cream might become your new breakfast favorite too!

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Grilled Chicken with Rainbow Chard

October 9, 2013
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I reaallllly wanted to post pancakes today. But I thought for the sake of balance we needed somethin’ savory. I’m all about balance over here. We grill all year round (thankfully I have a covered deck.) This Grilled Chicken with Rainbow Chard dish is simple to prepare, well balanced and most of all super tasty!

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