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Pumpkin Almond Butter Dip and Pumpkin Week on Facebook

Calling all pumpkin lovers.... drop that pumpkin spice latte (for real, do you know what's in that cup?!) and listen up. Do you want a real pumpkin fix? You see, there's a big difference between "pumpkin-flavored" and the real deal. So this week I'm sharing my all time favorite pumpkin recipes and treats made with real… Continue reading Pumpkin Almond Butter Dip and Pumpkin Week on Facebook

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4th of July Berry & Coconut Yogurt Parfait

I couldn’t let one of my favorite holidays go by without making something festive to contribute to the red, white and blue section of the blogosphere. This little treat is almost too simple to warrant a recipe or a post but really isn’t simple just what you need on a holiday that’s all about being outside… Continue reading 4th of July Berry & Coconut Yogurt Parfait

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Almond Butter Cups

There's something about rainy days that makes me want to hide in my house and play in the kitchen. Anyone else? A few weeks ago we got a real soaker on a Sunday and inspiration struck I saw these on Pinterest. I'd been wanting to make homemade Reese's (with a few tweaks) for awhile and here was my… Continue reading Almond Butter Cups

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Vanilla, Cinnamon & Nutmeg-Spiced Hot Milk

Hot milk... there's got to be a better name for this. Blech. This is so not just hot milk. It's wrap-yourself-up-in-a-blanket-on-the-couch-and-stare-at-the-christmas-tree [milk]. It's not  cocoa; it's not cider. But they got together and had a love child, this would be it. If anyone has a more succinct way of expressing that, I'm all ears. Leave… Continue reading Vanilla, Cinnamon & Nutmeg-Spiced Hot Milk

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American Flag Dessert – FREEdom Tart

The fourth of July just isn't complete without something edible fashioned into an American flag. This is one of the few things required for the holiday, I think -- American flag dessert, fireworks, and little kids in ridiculous red white and blue outfits. God bless America. Growing up, we'd make this 4th of July treat… Continue reading American Flag Dessert – FREEdom Tart

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Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

I call these my "grown-up" rice crispy treats. They're the more mature and sophisticated version of the original marshmallow treat. That is, as mature and sophisticated as a treat you lick off your fingers can be... With real ingredients, all natural sweeteners and protein-rich peanut butter, could it be that one of the funnest foods… Continue reading Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

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Cranberry & Pear Tart – My New Roots Recipe Challenge Winner

My New Roots is one of the blogs I follow and Sarah B., the nutritionist and chef behind the blog, has given me plenty of inspiration in the kitchen. I was completely flattered to learn that this time I inspired her. It was with my cranberry & pear tart recipe that I submitted in her… Continue reading Cranberry & Pear Tart – My New Roots Recipe Challenge Winner