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Healthy Cinnamon Apple Muffins

Healthy Cinnamon Apple Muffins (gluten-free option) June 18, 2020

These healthy cinnamon apple muffins are made healthier with whole wheat flour, olive oil (or another oil of choice), and less sweetener than a typical muffin! Despite that, they’re so moist and flavorful. They can also be made gluten-free and dairy-free. I’m super excited about these muffins! If you prefer cupcakes, check out my Applesauce […]

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Dairy-free Mashed Potatoes

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These dairy-free mashed potatoes are super creamy, don’t use any unusual ingredients, and are paleo, vegan and Whole30-friendly. Let me start by saying that if you can have dairy and don’t want to follow the recipe below, use: Butter instead of coconut oil. You can also use more butter in place of the olive oil […]

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Orange Glazed Carrots

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These orange glazed carrots are the perfect side dish. Fresh carrots are lightly glazed with orange juice, honey and a little butter to make a delicious and healthy side dish! With dairy-free, vegan and paleo options. I wasn’t really a fan of glazed carrots until I tried these orange glazed carrots! Carrots are already naturally […]

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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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100% Whole Wheat Graham Crackers – And a Giveaway!

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I have a confession.  I’m not one of those people that can wing it when it comes to baking.  I usually have a recipe (or two or three) that I adapt and adapt and adapt until it is what I want it to be.  I don’t often change a ton of different things at once(although […]

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Fruity Coconut Cream Truffles and Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters

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Well, just a quick post again from me today.  I wasn’t planning on posting these today but then I realized they might make a perfect little treat, or even gift so I might as well post them.  I’ve been making them for quite some time now, and I even posted about them before with an […]

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Coconut Granola and a Creamy Grape Breakfast Bowl

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I used to absolutely love granola and granola bars.  Anything crunchy and sweet with oats.  In fact I still really like those kinds of things, but I’ve come to the realization that granola is more of a topping than a whole-bowl-full kind of food because a tiny bowl with just granola wont cut it for […]

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