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Fire Roasted Tomato & Pumpkin Bisque

Ok, so Fire Roasted tomatoes are just so wonderful! They have a sweet, smokey flavor that brings out all that tomatoey goodness! I'm so excited that I can find them in BPA-free cans as well....score! So this recipe was inspired by our trip to the Lenox Apple Squeeze. Both of my sons were loving the… Continue reading Fire Roasted Tomato & Pumpkin Bisque

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Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken Tacos and Pineapple Avocado Salsa

  This is such a simple meal that you don't have to put much time into! I love that kind of meal! My kids really enjoy helping dump things into the Crockpot, so we practice measuring while we're at it. I love having them help in the kitchen, as they learn so much! 3 lbs… Continue reading Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken Tacos and Pineapple Avocado Salsa

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Juice Plus+ as a Prenatal

So as I've mentioned before, I've been taking Juice Plus+ since 2006! I've decided that during this pregnancy I would only take Juice Plus+ and add the Juice Plus Complete Shakes to my diet as well. I took prenatals with my first two pregnancies,  along with JP+ but I'm still not sure why. Since taking… Continue reading Juice Plus+ as a Prenatal

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Eggplant Rollatini

This is such a nice version of eggplant that doesn't require breading or a lot of work! My kind of meal! Even though it's lighter than eggplant parmesan, it still is very cheesy and a comforting fall food for the repetoire! 2 large eggplant cut length-wise about 1|4 inch thick 1|2 of a 32 oz.… Continue reading Eggplant Rollatini

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Strawberry Raspberry Chia Pretzel “Salad”

If you've ever heard of  or made Strawberry Pretzel Salad, you've likely thought, This is my kind of salad! I think it goes along with how anything with fruit and jello was called salad back in the day. Recently Strawberry Pretzel Salad came up in my feed on Pinterest and I really wanted to make… Continue reading Strawberry Raspberry Chia Pretzel “Salad”

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Healthy Halloween Scarecrow Snack!

So my son is obsessed with these mini sweet peppers! After he had 5, stuffed with cream cheese, I thought, I should make something cute with these! They are stuffed with cream cheese, but they could be stuffed with anything you like. Hummus, salsa, re-fried beans, the possibilities are endless!!! Ingredients Mini Sweet peppers Cream cheese… Continue reading Healthy Halloween Scarecrow Snack!

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Baked Pumpkin Spice Mini Donut Holes

Adapted from Once a Month Meals Ingredients: 1 3|4 cup flour of choice-whole wheat, almond, brown rice, coconut, etc 2 teaspoons baking powder 1|2 teaspoons sea salt 1 1|2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1|3 cup coconut oil 1|2 cup brown sugar, honey or maple syrup 1 medium egg 1 teaspoons vanilla 3|4 cup  organic pumpkin… Continue reading Baked Pumpkin Spice Mini Donut Holes

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Pan Seared Scallops with Pancetta and Orange Vermouth Sauce

This was an amazing dinner we had last night! I love the fact that it came together super quick and it was extremely delicious! I will use this sauce for other dishes for sure! Ingredients 3 Cups Italian Pole Beans 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2/3 cup diced… Continue reading Pan Seared Scallops with Pancetta and Orange Vermouth Sauce

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BBQ Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

A friend of mine inspired me to make these peppers last night, as she asked for recommendations for a quick weeknight meal. Her husband is vegetarian and also doesn't eat dairy, so she needed suggestions that would fit the bill. These were so delicious and I had so much leftover filling to freeze for an… Continue reading BBQ Quinoa Stuffed Peppers