Category Archives: Side Dish

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread

This recipe is for a melt-in-your-mouth, super healthy, vegan, whole wheat, clean, clean, clean Pumpkin Bread!  YES!!  I was at a friend’s house earlier this week, and she had some pumpkin bread and warm apple cider.  It just made my … Continue reading

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I have a secret! Onion Dip

I have a secret!  I’m going to set up a scene for you….It’s Sunday afternoon, we’ve had a full morning at church and then spent too much time and too much money at the grocery store.  The leaves are starting … Continue reading

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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Now that I have entered the world of Mother with two children, my life is much more crazy, busy, sticky, smelly and blessed.  It leaves me exhausted and hungry!  Lately I’ve been making lots of little snacky-snacks that I can … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic Protein Cauliflower Mash

My recipe today is CRAZY easy!  Seriously simple and really healthy!!!  It might sound a little weird but it’s delicious!  Let’s talk about it a second.  Roasted garlic = yum.  Cauliflower = yay vegetables.  Protein = yes please.  Here it … Continue reading

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Adios 2012 – Top Posts

2012 was a great year!  We had some incredible experiences, great time bonding with family, outrageous vacations and, oh yeah, I kicked it in the kitchen for a while, too!  Here are my most popular recipes and posts from 2012. … Continue reading

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Cranberry Kale Salad

Here it is, here it is, here it is!  That perfect salad you’ve been searching for to serve with your Thanksgiving Day Feast!  This salad has all the yummy goodness of the Thanksgiving season.  Cranberries, wild rice, kale and roasted … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

After Halloween, it was officially time for Miss Ava to eat more vegetables!!  She is pretty good….when she’s in a good mood.  But sometimes it’s just too easy to sneak in the veggies. This pumpkin macaroni and cheese is a … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Tis the season to put root vegetables in every single meal.  The term “Root Vegetable” seems so boring and bland.  Today I’m kicking up some sweet potatoes with one of my all time favorite things…Goat Cheese!  YES!!!

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Pumpkin Smoothie

Okay, I know we’ve all seen pumpkin smoothies…or have you?  If you haven’t tried a pumpkin smoothie, then it’s about time you did!  You will love this tasty little treat.  The smell is incredible; it smells like pumpkin pie in … Continue reading

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Chilled Grapes Wrapped in Goat Cheese and Crushed Pistachios

Earlier this summer I joined my Sister-in-Law for a crazy fun weekend in Chicago.  While there, we went to Rocket Bar and had the most amazing appetizer.  Grapenuts!

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