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Whole Orange Fresh Cranberry Muffins

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I am in love with these muffins.  A couple years ago it wouldn’t have taken very much for me to say that, but I’m a little pickier now.  Most muffins are just not worth it to me anymore.  Why waste the calories on something not that great, right?  Well, let me tell you, these are […]

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No Bake Vegan Peanut Butter Chewies

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So earlier today I decided on posting my biscotti that I mentioned earlier in the week… But then I sat down to write out the post and realized the pictures weren’t very nice.  Obviously they looked OK to me earlier in the week when I uploaded them, but not today.  In fact I think I […]

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Grain-Free, Cookie Dough Energy Bites

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These are probably my simplest energy bites yet.  And you would not believe how fast they were eaten.  They’re like cookie dough so I think you can assume how awesome these are. I realize I usually stay away from anything processed, but in this case we had some Halloween candy still hanging around that I […]

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Honey-Ginger Cranberry Apple Crisp

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This isn’t your average apple crisp.  It’s full of tart fresh cranberries and it has a secret ingredient in the topping that makes it just a touch spicy.  But not in a spicy-like-cayenne-pepper kind of way.   Because that might be kind of gross.  Although in hot chocolate it’s totally amazing, but maybe not a fruit […]

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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese with Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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This is a little embarrassing… I hadn’t tried pumpkin macaroni and cheese up until this point…. I think I’m seriously the last one to try it.  I’ve been seeing everyone raving about it for ages now.  And it’s embarrassing because this stuff is freakin’ amazing!  I can’t believe I left it so long before trying […]

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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Loaf

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What’s with cheesecake?  It looks perfect until you take it out of the oven.  Or until it cracks… Am I right?  The same with this bread.  I tried so hard to get that beautiful, full, domed top on muffins and quick breads that I love so much(and that whole grain breads are quite often lacking) […]

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An Edible Mosaic Book Launch Party and a Recipe!

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I have something exciting to share with you today! I’m so honored and excited to be participating in my friend’s virtual book launch party and sharing a recipe from her new book!  My friend Faith Gorsky from An Edible Mosaic just had her first cookbook released: An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair. […]

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