Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

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These chocolate gingerbread cookies are unbelievably soft and chewy! They have the perfect chocolate twist to an already wonderful holiday cookie. They can be made with all-purpose or whole wheat flour, and they’re also naturally dairy-free with a vegan option. I adapted this recipe from my 100% Whole Grain Ginger Cookies, which were adapted from […]

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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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Garlic Fried Rice

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Before I get into my recipe for today I have 2 awesome tips to share with you.  One complaint I hear from so many people is that brown rice takes too long to cook for regular weeknight meals, so even though it’s so much better for you there’s just not enough time.  Well, that excuse […]

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Soothing Lemon Ginger and Honey Tea

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This is my beverage of choice today.  Actually, I took these pictures yesterday because I made this lemon ginger and honey tea for the kids and with my sister-in-law in mind.  My daughter and sister-in-law came down with this cold/flu/whatever this is the other day and then my son and I came down with it […]

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Pumpkin Pie Spice

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I realized yesterday that I used my homemade pumpkin pie spice mix and so today I thought I’d share how I make that mixture at home.  While I don’t really have a problem with buying a mixture of spices from the store, it is nice to be able to make your own at home and […]

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