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Creamy Toasted Sesame Salad Dressing & Dip

June 16, 2014
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Sometimes the best recipes are sauces, dips & dressings. They bring the best of recipes together & ignite the flavors of a dish. This Creamy Toasted Sesame Salad Dressing & Dip became a favorite of ours from the very first time I whipped up a batch….

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Homemade SpaghettiOs & Mini Meatballs

March 28, 2014
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OMG. You will be sooooo happy that I came up with this recipe for you & I. My kids went nuts for this Homemade SpaghettiOs & Meatballs Skillet Dinner. It takes no time at all to make this classic right in your very own home.

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Valentine’s Day Menu with Real California Dairy!

February 11, 2014
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I have a special treat for y’all today. This post has not one but five NEW recipes! This is the perfect menu to get you through Valentine’s Day & beyond. There is something unique about this menu…something that ties it all together. All the recipes feature one or more ingredients made with Real California Milk to razzle […]

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Quinoa & Veggies Lunchbox Power Salad

January 8, 2014
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Aren’t salads even more fun when the veggies are cut into bite sized shapes? In my Matchstick Quinoa & Veggies Power Salad all of the flavors combine perfectly with an Asian style sesame dressing. This is a healthy, vegan take on sesame noodles.

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Top 10 Blog Posts from 2013

December 29, 2013
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Wow! What a wild ride to look back on such a busy year…I went ahead & checked my analytics to see which recipes YOU viewed & favorited the most here on Family Fresh Cooking. Pinterest has been a great help in people discovering these recipes. If you have not followed my boards over there please […]

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Pumpkin Pie Popcorn Snack Mix

November 20, 2013
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Are you looking for the most amazing holiday snack? I have one right here! This Pumpkin Pie Popcorn Snack Mix is simple to prepare by the bucketful & even easier to munch on… For the recipe please visit my pals at Attune Foods. Wouldn’t this be fun to put in pretty jars for little Christmas […]

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Caprese Pasta Salad

September 2, 2013
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Happy Monday & happy Labor Day too! Hopefully you will be relaxing & having some fun during the last long weekend of summer. This pasta salad can be whipped together in no time at all and can be served all year long. My kids are obsessed with little mozzarella balls, small sea shell pasta and […]

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Cherry Blondies

August 19, 2013
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I find it tricky sometimes to name recipes like this. Simply put they are Cherry Blondies. Beyond that they are soooooo much more. They are Paleo…which means they are grain free &  gluten free. There are no refined sugars and they are crazy tasty. These are whole food blondies & you’ll feel great no matter […]

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Homemade Peanut Butter

August 12, 2013
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Peanut Butter… One of my all time favorite foods ever. Ever. When my great pal Averie (Averie Cooks) published her first book Peanut Butter Comfort I knew I was one step closer to heaven. All the recipes rock…I am sharing with you the mother ship Homemade Peanut Butter. The foundation for all things fabulous!

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BEST Back to School Shopping & Tips

July 18, 2013
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What a summer it’s been and I’m thrilled that we still have well over a month before Back to School. It is never to early to start back to school shopping though. You can begin slowly & not have a crazy rush at the end if you do. I love chillin’ with my kids & […]

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Roasted Asparagus & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

July 11, 2013
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Happy Friday! Hope y’all had a great week and are looking forward to an AMAZING weekend. This Roasted Asparagus & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta is perfect for any night and it’s great for lunch too. Serve hot or chilled for picnics & potlucks. Don’t forget to bookmark this recipe for all those school lunches coming up around bend…

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Creamy Orzo Pasta with Bacon & Fava Beans

June 24, 2013
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I know we all LOVE teeny tiny orzo pasta. Guess what?! It just got even better. Picture pasta tossed with bacon pieces, shallots fried in bacon grease, al dente fava beans all mixed together in a silky sour cream sauce. Yes indeed….you now got yerself a super lunch or dinner. Creamy Orzo Pasta with Bacon & […]

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Curry Shrimp Salad

May 28, 2013
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Hope you all had a lovely long weekend! We had a bright & sunny Mountain Film festival here in Telluride, CO. With temperatures heating up we all crave lighter food ~ such as this Curry Shrimp Salad. All you need are s few simple ingredients. No cooking is required, which is ideal for hot summer days.

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Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta

May 17, 2013
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Happy Friday! Hopefully you’ve had a productive week & your now looking forward to a fun & relaxing weekend. Not sure I relax much on the weekends ~ there is always so much active fun to be had here in the mountains. No matter what you do, this meal comes together quickly so you can […]

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Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

March 20, 2013
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Who says you can’t have a guilt free cookie? Not me thats’s for sure. Grab a few of these Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies for breakfast, snacks and tuck some in your lunch box. I’ve been known to pocket some in my ski jacket (you can shake out the crumbs when off the slopes.) Please find […]

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