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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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Raspberry Granola Parfaits

July 10, 2013
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Hi there! Today I have a simple recipe that is actually a few of my recipes combined into one. I layered my Raspberry Maple Pecan Granola with my Raspberry Applesauce. All natural flavors in a crunchy ~ creamy ~ sweet parfait.

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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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Cereal Granola Crunch

December 18, 2012
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What better than taking all of your favorite breakfast cereals & making a crispy, crunchy granola recipe out of them?! Cereal Granola Crunch is my latest recipe for Attune Foods ~ enjoy it by the handful. Also for breakfast, snacks, a parfait topper, in the lunch box, on hikes…any time at all! Visit Attune foods […]

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Cinnamon Coffee Cake with Coconut Cream

December 3, 2012
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I really wish you could eat this Cinnamon Coffee Cake while you read this post. With a gigantic cup of steamy coffee. This cake is so delicious be prepared for it not to last very long. You will need to make two. One for me and one for you. It certainly is big enough to […]

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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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Sweet Potato Casserole with Crispy Corn Flakes Topping

November 14, 2012
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Wow! Thanksgiving is just over one week away. Can you believe that? I am thankful to celebrate this foodie holiday with family, friends & YOU! I developed this healthier version of a traditional holiday side dish using super crunchy Erewhon Corn Flakes cereal instead of the usual marshmallow topping ~ the results…AMAZING! You have gotta try […]

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Maple Pumpkin Spice Popcorn

October 17, 2012
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Guess what today is? A very special day to indulge in Maple Pumpkin Popcorn & to celebrate Lisa Thiele (With Style and Grace). Today is her virtual baby shower! A bunch of blogger pals have collaborated to throw her a virtual baby shower. Ready to feast your eyes? Hopefully you can whip up your own bowl […]

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Maple Citrus Roasted Pecans

June 26, 2012
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4 simple words. Maple Citrus Roasted Pecans. Something so simple is ridiculously addictive. Thank goodness the ingredients are energizing whole foods because sometimes one handful is not enough. Lets go nuts for nuts!

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Blueberry-Coconut Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal

January 16, 2012
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Can you believe the color of these oats? All of the purple and blue hues have me even more excited than usual for my favorite meal of the day! This breakfast is a creamy, dreamy combo of coconut + almond milks, hearty steel cut oats and as many combinations of blueberries as I could fit […]

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Festive Holiday Salad

December 21, 2011
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Here we are again…more holiday fun! While everyone else is bringing you candy, cookies and treats I have something to lighten up the holidays a little bit . Here is a simple salad that you can serve for brunch, lunch or dinner. This is a great way to use up all of those leftovers from […]

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza: Sweet Potato, Goat Cheese, Turkey

November 19, 2011
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Remember my Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Coconut recipe? Somewhere along the way that mash called out to be used on pizza. Sweet Potato Pizza. A unique, fabulous and fun way to use up those Thanksgiving leftovers. Go ahead and bookmark this for the day after & for Project Lunch Box….you can thank […]

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Apple Pie Grilled Cheese

April 24, 2011
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What do you get when you take sweet apples, crunchy walnuts and tangy, creamy cheddar cheese? Over here we call this Apple Pie Grilled Cheese. This sweet-savory sandwich is a healthy nod to honor National Grilled Cheese Month. I am grateful that Kerrygold sent me a timely package of fine cheese and butter to explore. It […]

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Dark Chocolate Date Cake with Pecans – Gluten Free

April 17, 2011
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This gluten free cake is a happy hybrid of chocolate torte meets sticky toffee pudding. It’s a dense cake bursting with sweetness and flavor. Medjool dates are what make it extra special. My goal was to come up with a date cake reminiscent some of the greatest desserts I could think of, but with my healthful […]

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Baked Coconut Oatmeal with Pepper Nut Topping

February 7, 2011
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Pepper, coconut and oatmeal. Almost like an exotic rice pudding – for breakfast. Peppercorns are usually thought of paired with savories. With sweet and creamy oatmeal pepper takes on a whole new taste profile. Just a dash and a bowl of oats transforms into something a little more. Not to mention in this recipe it combines […]

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