Gluten Free Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies and Holiday Cookie Baking Tips

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This is sort of a two part post. One for these deeeeeelicious gluten free pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies and one for MY own personal holiday cookie baking tips. I will alternate pictures of said cookies with my baking tips.  First off  a picture of these cookies: Yum right? Soft, spicy, pumpkiny cookies. There are two types […]

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A Major Pasta Award And Veggie Carbonara

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A few weeks ago, okay maybe a little longer than that, I participated in a twitter chat called #IlovePasta that was hosted by PastaFits.org and Paula from Bell’alimento.  There were several prizes for a few select participants and I found out after the chat that I was selected as one of the winners. Turns out […]

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Hawaiian Style Slow Cooker Kalua Pork

Kalua pork. My favorite Hawaiian pork dish ever. Typically seen at Luaus in Hawaii this amazingly easy and incredibly delicious Hawaiian style slow cooker Kalua pork is a mostly hands off recipe, my favorite kind of recipe. This is also called crock pot kalua pork, kalua pig, luau pork. However you call it or make it, anyway […]

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Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Salad

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So the other day were doing our usual spend entire paycheck grocery shopping at Whole Foods and it was right before lunch and I was STARVING. I walked by the deli to see what they had, perused the salad bar, checked out what soups were on etc. And I spied this salad in the case. […]

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White Turkey Kale Chili

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Did you all have a great Thanksgiving holiday? Eat way too much? Not enough? Sick of all things turkey yet? Or still loving all the leftovers and things you can make with leftovers say like oooooh I dunno, maybe this white turkey kale chili? We had a great Thanksgiving. Got to go to my parents […]

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Sweet Potato Crepes With Orange Scented Cranberry Sauce

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Sweet potato crepes with orange scented cranberry sauce. Fancy way of saying I put something orangey in the sauce. The food blog world is a lot like the stores when it comes to holiday decorating. MONTHS before the actual holiday is upon us there is decorations already up. In food blog world people are posting […]

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Spiced Apple Cider Bourbon Caramel Sauce

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You ever make a recipe with several parts and decide one part is so good it needs to be its own separate creation and then put it on everything you make/eat/bake/ or just on a spoon to shove in your mouth until you run out? No? Just me? Ok. Because I made this insanely good […]

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Maple Cinnamon Baked Sweet Potatoes And Apples

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With Thanksgiving almost here already, I have been experimenting in the kitchen lately with some healthier sides like this maple cinnamon baked sweet potatoes and apples. We will be going to my parents house for like the first time in 15 years for this holiday. We see them all the time, but this year is […]

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Apfelkuchen ( Bavarian Apple Cake) for #TwelveLoaves

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Apfelkuchen. Or Apple Cake. Or Bavarian Apple Cake. OR “Happy Apple Cake” as I’m calling it…. This was a common treat when I visited my grand parents as a kid, so was homemade apple strudel, spaetzle and all kinds of yummy German/Austrian/Bavarian things to eat. My grandmother was an excellent baker and made everything from […]

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Creamy Tomato Coconut Soup With Rustic Almost No Knead Bread

What is comfort food? A big bowl of hot, creamy tomato soup and rustic crusty bread for dipping. That’s comfort food. The kind that mom used to make. The kind that you bring to a friend of neighbor in a time of need. That’s comfort food. These recipes, creamy tomato coconut soup and rustic almost […]

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins with Honey

Mmmm. Muffins. And yes, another pumpkin recipe. I told you I had a lot of pumpkin to use up. And I made them healthy by using gluten free flours and honey. This is sad. I actually had to make THREE separate batches of these pumpkin muffins to be able to do this post. And these […]

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Halloween Candy Cheesecake

Halloween Candy Cheesecake. Willowbird baking Challenge #5, the final challenge. Cheesecake. Or my version of what to do with your kids leftover Halloween candy   Cheesecake is one of those things that puts you into one of two camps, the LOVE cheesecake camp or HATE cheesecake camp.  I wouldn’t say I hate it, I just […]

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