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    Baked Macaroni & Cheese

    Baked Macaroni & Cheese - cheesy and creamy baked macaroni topped with toasted breadcrumbs and fresh herbs. Comfort food at its finest!
    Baked Macaroni & Cheese…

    Creamy, cheesy and the ultimate comfort food. Not exactly healthy eating, but we feel very strongly about the “all-things-in-moderation” mantra.

    Chicken Salad for dinner one night, roasted salmon and veggies the next…you deserve a night of Baked Macaroni & Cheese once in awhile. And this is the macaroni dish you’ve been waiting for…

    It’s cheesy, it’s creamy, it’s covered in toasted breadcrumbs and topped with fresh herbs. This ain’t yo mama’s Kraft macaroni… Continue Reading

  • Cranberry Wassail: Apple, pear and orange infused with cinnamon and cloves turns cranberry juice into the perfect festive holiday drink!
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    Cranberry Wassail

    “I thought I’d wrap myself up. Find a big ol’ box, get delivered by mail truck. Thought of bringing mistletoe, hang it over my head, make you kiss me in the falling…

  • All the recipes you need for a Thanksgiving Feast! From the rolls to the turkey, to the stuffing and dessert, we gotcha covered!
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    A Thanksgiving Feast

    “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Dennis Waitley Happy Thanksgiving week! Only a…

  • Apple Strudel Cake: Ribbons of cinnamon and spice run through a moist cake, loaded with apple and drizzled with a maple-cinnamon glaze.
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    Apple Strudel Cake

    Apple Strudel Cake. For those people who want to be just a little unconventional. Take our family, for instance. I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year, so I’m currently making menu and grocery lists.…

  • Roasted Bacon Cranberry Brussels - the right way to eat brussel sprouts! Roasted in EVOO and tossed with goat cheese, cranberries, bacon and pepita seeds.
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    Roasted Bacon Cranberry Brussels

    My husband hates “working out.” In fact, I worked at a gym for an entire year as a personal trainer where I was given a free membership for both Patrick and myself.…

  • Rosemary Olive Focaccia Bread: A traditional Italian bread, this focaccia gets its delicious flavor from grated potato, olive oil and fresh rosemary.
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    Rosemary Olive Focaccia Bread

    Apparently, a TON of people have a fear of baking with yeast. Take Sarah, for instance. Yes, THAT Sarah, my partner in crime in all things cooking and kiwi-and-carrot-ish. Sarah is an…

  • Maple-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes - sweet potatoes, coconut milk and maple syrup whipped to creamy perfection and topped with spiced pecans.
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    Maple-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    Maple-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes. Because, Thanksgiving. So let’s talk sweet potatoes. What do you think of them? Sometimes I feel like after the Thanksgiving feast, the sweet potato bowl is the one…

  • One-Pan Pork Tenderloin with Squash - roasted veg and pork flavored with an herb rub and drizzled with balsamic glaze. Only one-pan and ready in under and hour!
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    One-Pan Pork Tenderloin with Squash

    Well people, Halloween is OVER and it’s officially time to move on to Thanksgiving. Although, according to Costco, Walmart, and every other store in the valley, it’s actually time to celebrate Christmas,…

  • Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake: Steel-cut oats, pumpkin, maple syrup and cinnamon create a one-pan breakfast that's delicious hot out of the oven or cold on the go!
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    Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake

    Okay, people. Halloween is almost upon us. Aaaand we all know what that means: witch’s hats, wigs and face paint, school parades, trunk-or-treats, jack-o-lanterns, cobwebs, happy kids, tired parents and the inevitable…