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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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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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Rainbow Veggie Chicken Soup

February 11, 2013
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Apparently I have a thing for rainbows. Two recipes in the past week have been rainbow-y. Last week it was a Roasted Rainbow Carrot Tart (a sweet, delicious tart ~ have you tried it yet?) Today we eat the colors of the rainbow in a soup chock full of chicken and vegetables!

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Winter Breakfast Crêpe Cake

December 24, 2012
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The thought of cookies or cake for breakfast is so delightful! Especially when you can rest assured that all of the ingredients are great for you. This crêpe cake would be perfect for holiday breakfasts and brunches ~ enjoy it any time at all. We certainly do not need to wait for holidays to celebrate with great […]

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100+ Delicious Fall Desserts – Recipe Round Up

September 15, 2012
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Let’s face it, fall is nothing without pumpkin, ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon spice. Throw in some apples, sweet potato, pear, chocolate and caramel (though we all know these really have no singular season.) Maple sweetens everything up. We all agreed on Facebook that these are favorite fall flavors. Grab your pots and pans, warm up the oven and invite some sweet & delicious autumn recipes into your home…even if […]

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Quinoa Sweet Potato Breakfast Bake

February 20, 2012
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Are you ready to try a unique and fun new recipe? I sure hope so! I love breakfast casseroles for many reasons. The top two reasons are they are at the ready for grab & go breakfasts and they taste amazing! I have been doing a lot of baked oatmeal lately and I thought it […]

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Sweet Potato Coconut Curry with Chicken and Bacon

November 3, 2011
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You heard me right. Bacon in your curry, and it’s healthy too. Just a little bit of bacon goes a long way and adds oh so much flavor. This recipe is like a dream come true my friends. In the same way that I can’t get enough pumpkin I also can’t get enough sweet potato. If […]

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Happy Post: Pumpkin

September 14, 2011
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Two of my most *happy* things in that photo. My sweet little guy and giant orange pumpkins! That bright squash is the gateway food into everything that symbolizes my two favorite seasons, fall and winter. Gosh, I can’t believe this photo was taken back in fall 2009. The time is moving quickly….. It is ridiculous how […]

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Thai Spiced Baked French Fries

July 29, 2011
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Guess what? My Thai Spiced French Fries have made it to the Alexia Foods  top four in the semi finals of the Reinvent a Classic blogger contest. That means you can vote for them to become the next fry flavor to hit the stores in 2013. You can cast a vote every day (one time per 24 […]

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Sweet Potato or Russet? Alexia French Fry Challenge

June 24, 2011
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Hi everyone! I have some fun news, I was invited by the great folks at Alexia Foods to come up with a unique and fabulous new flavor combination for French fries. I am happy to say that these are baked not “fried” fries, maintaining the healthy cooking I like to share with you. Within the […]

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Top Ten Recipes of 2010

December 24, 2010
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I recently saw the idea for this post over at one of my favorite blogs How Sweet Eats & I thought it was brilliant. We all tend to love “Top Ten’s – Re-Caps & Best of” lists. Here are the top 10 recipes that you guys viewed here at Family Fresh Cooking this year. Have […]

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Stuffing with Sweet Potatoes & Cranberries

November 18, 2010
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Stuffing is an essential side at the Thanksgiving holiday table. It is a shame most people save it for just once a year. As far as popularity goes it seems to be right up there with Pumpkin Pie. For this stuffing recipe I added fresh tart cranberries and diced sweet apples. They compliment each other nicely. […]

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The Best of Halloween 2010

October 30, 2010
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After viewing countless amazing Halloween themed posts it was hard to choose my favorites. There is no way I could fit in everything I fell in love with. I am sure I missed many. Sprinkled throughout are some of my recipe creations. We loved them here & I think you will too. Please link up […]

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Sweet Potato Crisp

October 18, 2010
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Great news, you can have this crisp for breakfast, snacks, side dishes, brunch or dessert. You can even tuck a ramekin of this inside your lunchbox for a creamy, sweet, guilt free homemade treat to enjoy while on the go. In my world oats, butter and sweet potatoes need to be enjoyed year round. You can also substitute […]

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Sweet Potato Chickpea Soup

March 31, 2010
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This creamy soup combines a few of my all time favorite ingredients…chickpeas and sweet potatoes. For a quick, healthy and satisfying soup whiz this up in your blender or food processor. Top with some chicken, tofu or tempeh and you have a full meal.

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