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Sweet Potato Whole Wheat Gnocchi

whole wheat sweet potato gnocchis on plate

You remember what a powerhouse sweet potatoes are, right? Here is my favorite recipe that uses them. Sorry, this isn’t a particularly “quick” recipe, but it’s a good one to do with an extra pair of little hands to help … Continue reading

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Soft, Perfect Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

There’s something about autumn and pumpkins and spices that I just adore. I love seeing pumpkins, decorating with pumpkins, and baking with pumpkins. Toss in the spices and I am in heaven. I love pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and they … Continue reading

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Apple Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

We have two apple trees which made for hundreds of apples. Not one to let all those apples go to waste, I spent several weeks making everything I could think of that had apples in it. And often, if it … Continue reading

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Fall Favorites Basket Exchange Party

Three years ago, my very best friend had the most ingenious idea for a autumn inspired party. Both she and I share a love of this time of year, but living in Arizona didn’t offer much in the way of … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy…and DELICIOUS Caramel Popcorn

This is a fantastic last minute recipe for incredible caramel popcorn. It is best the day you make it but is also fantastic the next day, and the next, and the next…if it lasts that long! I got the recipe … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Casserole

You know the traditional way of serving sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving with marshmallows melted on top (and melted butter to boot)?  Sorry, not my thing.  I hate to go that far to ruin a perfectly delicious vegetable and then have … Continue reading

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(Healthy) Pumpkin Pie Cake

Pumpkin Pie Cake Healthy Low Fat Whole Grain Agave

Whole grain, a vegetable, no oil or buttery anything at all, no refined sugar–this is better for you than most breakfasts, yet tastes like dessert!  And it’s perfect for fall. 2 cups whole wheat flour 2 t. baking powder 2 … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Season

I love autumn.  I love the splattering of colors through the trees.  I love the crisp air and the falling leaves.  I love pulling out my jeans from last year and pulling on my favorite pullover that I haven’t worn … Continue reading

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Apple Season + Autumn = Caramel Apples!

Growing up, every autumn our school would send around order forms for caramel apples.  We called them taffy apples.  I LOVED them and lived for them.  My favorites were the ones with peanuts covering the apple.  Mmmm…delicious.  I never really … Continue reading

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