Easy Baked Granola

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You can easily make homemade granola with real, wholesome ingredients and without tons of added sugar. See my Fresh Tip to customize it your way, and then store it in an air-tight container for weeks. Just wait until the awesome aroma fills your home… Print Recipe Easy Baked Granola Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free Makes:   about …

Solar Eclipse Cookies

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Will you be looking up on Monday, August 21 when the Great American Eclipse sweeps across the U.S.? This is the one moment where the earth, moon, and sun are in a line. While you are watching the solar eclipse (with your protective viewing glasses on), you may as well enjoy some tasty cookies, too! Print Recipe Solar Eclipse Cookies …

Pumpkin Cake Roll

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What a perfect make-ahead dessert for holiday get-togethers, and way easier to make than it looks! Print Recipe Pumpkin Cake Roll Makes:   8 to 10 servings   Ingredients 3 eggs1 cup sugar2/3 cup canned pumpkin (See Fresh Tip)3/4 cup flour1 tsp. baking powder2 tsp. cinnamon1/2 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. ginger1/4 tsp. nutmeg Frosting 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened1-1/4 cups powdered sugar5 …

Praline-Crusted Sweet Potatoes

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You will love the flavor, and that you can assemble it in the morning and bake it later. Print Recipe Praline-Crusted Sweet Potatoes Vegetarian, Soy Free Makes:   about 6 servings   Ingredients 4 sweet potatoes (about 3 pounds)5 Tbsp. butter, divided1 tsp. vanilla1 Tbsp. cream, milk or almond milk1/2 tsp. cinnamon1/4 tsp. salt1/2 cup brown sugar2 Tbsp. flour1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans …

Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Muffins

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Here is a great snack that is relatively low in sugar and dairy free! Print Recipe Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Muffins Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Soy Free Makes:   12 muffins   Ingredients 1-3/4 cups flour1/2 cup sugar1 Tbsp. baking powder1/2 tsp. salt3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk1/2 cup peanut butter6 Tbsp. butter, softened1 egg1/2 cups chocolate chips Makes:   12 muffins   Ingredients 1-3/4 cups flour1/2 cup sugar1 …

Summer Zucchini & Tomatoes

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What to do with all the summer garden bounty? Here is a quick idea that won’t heat up your kitchen. Print Recipe Summer Zucchini & Tomatoes Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free Nut Free Makes:   4 cups   Ingredients 2 zucchini (about 10 oz. each), ends trimmed3 Tbsp. water2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil1/4 tsp. salt1/8 tsp. black pepperFew dashes crushed …

DIY Pasta Sauce With Penne

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Making pasta sauce is easy, and the fresh flavor is worth the effort over anything from a jar. Print Recipe DIY Pasta Sauce With Penne Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   5 to 6 servings  (8 cups) Ingredients 12 oz. pasta, such as penne3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil1 small onion, chopped3 garlic cloves, minced1 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. ground black pepper1/4 tsp. …

Watermelon Pops

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Have some fun chillin’ this summer with homemade and super inexpensive Watermelon Pops. No need to toss that over-ripe watermelon! Print Recipe Watermelon Pops Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   8 pops   Ingredients 3 cups cut up seedless watermelon1 cup hulled strawberriesJuice of 1 lime2 Tbsp. sugar, optional Makes:   8 pops   Ingredients 3 cups cut …