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Cranberry Pumpkin Ricotta Cookies

December 9, 2010
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From what I gather you guys visit my blog & make my recipes because you are craving something a little out of the ordinary. I like to stir the pot & create new versions of classics. I love putting new ideas into your creative minds. These Cranberry Pumpkin Ricotta Cookies are no exception. Yes, I […]

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Chocolate Pumpkin Halloween Pancakes

September 24, 2010
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We are so excited that Halloween is around the corner. Can you tell by our pancakes? One look into these Jack -o’-lantern faces will tell you that we had fun creating these. Lots of giggly fun. My kids helped mix (over-mix!) the batter and I worked the griddle. We watched a cool video by Jim’s […]

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Three Cheese Spaghetti Nests

September 14, 2010
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Spaghetti and cheese. Yup. Not much more & not anything less. I cannot think of anyone that does not like a comforting bowl of hearty carbs with gooey melted cheese. With these nests I wanted to get a bit playful with presentation. Not only are they in the shape of well, nests-but I added color […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Oat Muffins

September 10, 2010
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You guys really know how to make a gal feel special. Thanks so much for all the birthday tweets and well wishes yesterday. I am very excited to meet so many of you in a few weeks at BlogHer Food. I feel so blessed to have so many friends in my life. Happy dance to […]

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Lemonade Cucumber Spa Popsicles

August 3, 2010
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I love  anything travel. Most travel these days for me is work based. The itinerary usually has something to do with learning all kinds of neat stuff for my blog. No matter what kind of trip I am on I embrace the opportunity to blog about it. Wouldn’t we all love a vacation to a spa […]

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Grilled Coconut Sweet Potato Kebabs

July 23, 2010
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Thankfully I want and crave healthy food all the time. I desire simple preparations that let the ingredients speak for themselves. Sweet Potatoes (what we interchangeably call the Yam) is at the top of my list. Traditionally sweet potatoes are served in the Fall & Winter months. I need them and crave them all year round. […]

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Coconut Corn Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce – Gluten Free

June 15, 2010
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I enjoy experimenting with high energy whole grains and flours.  Things that make me & the family feel great.  I LOVE passing these recipes on to you guys. For breakfast each day I usually enjoy my Stuffed French Toast. Here I have a go at a healthy pancake stack. In these I use coconut flour […]

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Mango Applesauce

May 21, 2010
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Applesauce thrills me. Yes it does. It’s right up there with some of my all time favorite “go-to” sweet treats. I know you are probably thinking “What the heck is she talking about?” How about apple pie, layer cake, cookies, ooey gooey chocolate croissants? Of course I love all that stuff. Can I eat those sweets […]

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How to Pack a Quick and Healthy Lunchbox

May 17, 2010
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Smoked Turkey and Roast Pepper Wrap Ingredients per wrap This quick wrap is filled with veggies, whole grains, lean protein and healthy fat.  It will keep you satisfied long after you enjoy it. Source Organic ingredients when available. Shop for ingredients at the Family Fresh Cooking Amazon Store My recipes serve as inspiration. Feel free […]

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Coconut Almond Crusted Tilapia

May 14, 2010
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If you are looking for a simple, quick and delicious meal look no further. Coconut and almonds pair wonderfully with flakey tilapia. A healthy and balanced meal for lunch, dinner and perfect for Project Lunch Box too! I paired it with my tasty  Roasted Asparagus with Gruyére and Smoked Paprika.

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Roasted Asparagus with Gruyère & Smoked Paprika

May 10, 2010
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Roasted asparagus is a simple recipe that uses ingredients that line my spice rack and fill my fridge. There is something about roasting veggies that brings out so much flavor. Asparagus is delicious and it can be prepared in so many ways. I recently posted Chicken with Coconut-Lime Peanut Sauce that was a huge hit […]

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Squeaky Gourmet – Book Review

April 10, 2010
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A while back I was approached by Moe Jeanson  and Jamie Wilson to take a look at their book.  These ladies were filled with enthusiasm.  They told me the Squeaky Gourmet cookbook would partner nicely with the recipes and lifestyle I promote on Family Fresh Cooking.  Yup, there are lots of parallels…..good, simple cooking with all […]

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Crispy Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

March 26, 2010
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These crispy chickpeas will give you lots to feel great about.  They are a great grab-n-go crunch that is good for you too. You can toss a baggie of these in your kids lunchbox, your lunchbox, purse or gym bag. Instead of reaching for a high-carb, overly salted chip, you can make your own. From […]

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Skinny Chocolate Drop Cookies

February 26, 2010
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I am not sure what inspired me to come up with this cookie recipe. Perhaps it is my love for chocolate. I also have a thing for Ezekiel bread. Combining the two was a small experiment in health, flavor and a very quick, simple to prepare cookie. The results are a cakey, rich fabulous treat. […]

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Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli Soup

February 22, 2010

Roasted cauliflower and broccoli are so delicious and a great way to use them is in a hearty soup recipe. This soup is warming, comforting and of course healthy.  You get a nice amount of good for you vegetable servings here. There is just a little bit of ghee in this soup and it adds […]

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