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Hot Spiced Apple Cider

Hot Spiced Apple Cider October 18, 2020

This hot spiced apple cider uses apple cider or apple juice for a healthy, spicy and easy drink that’s perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas. This recipe is naturally paleo with a vegan option. During the holidays, or really any type of get together, I always forget about drinks until the last minute. If you’re like […]

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How to Make Pumpkin Puree

How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Puree September 29, 2020

Learn how to make pumpkin puree, straight from a pumpkin instead of a can! Read more to find out the trick to avoiding watery puree. So the problem with homemade pumpkin puree is that sometimes it can be far more watery than the canned variety.  I usually call for canned pumpkin puree in my pumpkin […]

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Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread

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This whole wheat zucchini bread is 100% whole wheat (but doesn’t taste like it) and the whole family will love it! It’s studded with chocolate chips and flavored with lots of spices. There’s something everyone will love in this whole wheat zucchini bread! What bothers me about most zucchini bread recipes is that they don’t […]

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Chocolate Overnight Oats

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These chocolate overnight oats are made the night before so that they’re ready as soon as you wake up. They even travel well so they make a perfect, delicious breakfast on the go! A great recipe for kids to make (mostly) on their own. Easy to make gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. If you’ve got kids […]

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Vegetarian Quesadillas – Quick and Easy!

Easy Veggie Quesadillas March 3, 2020

These vegetarian quesadillas are super quick and easy to make. Use whatever vegetables and cheese you have on hand for a delicious, (relatively) healthy meal.

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Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Healthy Breakfast Oatmeal Cookies January 13, 2020

These healthy oatmeal breakfast cookies are like delicious, healthy, oatmeal in cookie form. They don’t contain anything you wouldn’t eat for breakfast and are almost entirely sweetened with bananas and applesauce! Vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free. It seems as if I’m having a hard time distancing myself from the cookies just yet. 😀 At least this […]

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Healthy Eggnog (dairy and non-dairy options)

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A healthy eggnog that’s cooked (meaning no raw eggs) and honey-sweetened. This eggnog can be made with dairy milk or non-dairy milk if preferred. Buying eggnog from the store is really convenient but I’m definitely not loving the ingredient list. So here’s a healthy eggnog recipe that’s even naturally sweetened with honey! If using full-fat […]

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