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Awesome No-Bake Granola Bars

source: Lauren’s Latest Hold on to your boots, you’re about to be blown away! I came across the most amazing recipe for granola bars that I have ever tried. I love granola bars, but I don’t love the ingredients of … Continue reading

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π Day! What’s for Dinner?

Pie or Pi day is March 14 (3.14) celebrate by eating pie!

A friend reminded me that pie day (that’s π day, 3.14, March 14) is coming up soon! Somehow I remember this holiday too late every year to actually make a pie for it. Even though it’s written plainly on my … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Vegetable Soup

red lentil vegetable soup on a cold day

We finally had a snowfall here in Denver that was more than just a dusting. And after being spoiled with a mild January, the temperature has finally become almost cold enough for my middle school son to wear a jacket … Continue reading

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My Grandmother’s Christmas Cookies

Christmas cookies in a tin

My grandmother came to the United States from Finland as a little girl. I remember her accent and her eagerness to feed us some homemade treat every time we came to her door. This is the cut-out cookie recipe she … Continue reading

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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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Potato (Plus extra veggies) Soup

potato, summer squash, cauliflower, onion soup in a bowl

The air has definitely turned chilly, and we’ve already had snow. Time for soup. And if you happen to be looking for a white main dish to celebrate a snowfall (any one else ever do that?), this is a good … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil Follow Up–
includes chocolate so read on

I know I wrote about coconut oil before, but I had to add some things and change my opinion on other things because of what I’ve learned since. First of all, I have tried several different brands of coconut oil, … Continue reading

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Semi-Homemade Pizza Trick

Do you love homemade pizza but don’t feel confident in making the dough? Or maybe you don’t have the time? If so, here’s a little trick. Check with your local Costco or Sam’s Club to see if their Food Court … Continue reading

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Carrot Blueberry Oat Muffins

Confession: I love carbs. I do. I can’t help it. Confession: I love fruit smoothies. Again, I can’t help it. Confession: I LOVE having a smoothie with toast, muffins, bagels. And so do my girls. So as I sat evaluating … Continue reading

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Amazing Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Several years ago, my dear friends let me taste some chocolate fudge sauce their son, Nick, had made. One bite and I was a believer! When they told me what was in it, however, I was REALLY surprised! Since then, … Continue reading

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