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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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Sunflower Seed Salad with Cranberries

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This sunflower seed salad is a simple, fresh and quick salad with a bit of a crunch and flavor pop from pomegranate seeds. After all the sweets I’ve been posting, I figured it was time to post something healthy! This salad fits the bill.

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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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Healthy Applesauce Muffins

These healthy applesauce muffins are fluffy, moist and delicious. They also have vegan, whole wheat and gluten-free options. October 15, 2019

These healthy applesauce muffins are fluffy, moist and delicious. They also have vegan, whole wheat and gluten-free options. Applesauce muffins don’t sound all that exciting, do they? At least I didn’t think they would be. But I was wrong! Not only are these muffins light and flavorful, but you can’t even tell that they’re made […]

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Nut-Free Garlic Scape Pesto

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I guess I should probably start posting local recipes when something just starts becoming available, not when the season is ending.  Hopefully someone out there other than me has garlic scapes that need using up 😀  In any case, at least this recipe will be here for next year. Before I go any further, I […]

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Caesar Salad with Lemon Roasted Chickpeas

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Well, salad season is in full force.  I don’t know about you, but for a lot of meals, heavy, cooked foods just don’t sound good to me when it’s hot outside(and inside for that matter).  I actually have another salad dressing to share with you in a few days but for now, this one is […]

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Tzatziki and Pita Chips

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So the weather here is slowly getting worse.  It’s like we’re going back into winter, not into spring.  It was rainy and gray for the last few days of the week but then this morning it started slushing(you know, in between rain and snow) and then as I left with the kids to get eggs […]

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