Ten-Minute Halloween Bites

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Need a quick and yummy snack that is fun to make and eat? Here you go…Happy Halloween! Print Recipe Ten-Minute Halloween Bites Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 15   Ingredients about 1/4 cup Semi sweet chocolate, meltedabout 1/4 cup Orange-colored candy melts, melted12-15 MarshmallowsAssorted sprinkles, miniature chocolate chips, and/or crushed graham crackers Makes:   about 15   Ingredients about 1/4 cup Semi sweet …

Halloween Chocolate Cookies

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Halloween is a fun time of year, but you don’t have to surrender to an overload of candy. These cookies are not only chocolatey and delicious, but the unsweetened cocoa powder contains iron, manganese, magnesium, and zinc. These essential minerals can support your heart, bones, and immune system. There is nothing spooky about that! Not into rolling cookie dough? See …

Egg-Filled Baked Potatoes

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Just when you wonder what else can be done with a potato, here is your answer. The cheesy, mashed potato filling creates a border for the egg to bake. In the oven, that potato filling turns into a delicious cheesy crust. We’re taking spuds to a whole new level! Print Recipe Egg-Filled Baked Potatoes Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Nut …

Pumpkin Spice Latte

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DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte, and save a bundle! This recipe is easy, and offers a great blend of rich coffee and pumpkin spice flavors. To boost the pumpkin flavor and color, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of canned pumpkin in the microwave step when heating the milk. Print Recipe Pumpkin Spice Latte Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut …

Barley Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

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Barley offers a chewy, nutty texture, and is a good source of protein, magnesium, iron, Vitamin B-6 and calcium. When combined with the orange, strawberries, greens, and almonds, this salad is a powerhouse of nutrition and flavor! Print Recipe Barley Salad with Orange Vinaigrette Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free Makes:   about 4-1/2 cups   Ingredients Salad 1/2 cup barley (See …

Apple Chips with Caramel-Yogurt Dip

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Think of an apple-flavored potato chip. Yum! Once the apple slices are baking, you can walk away while the oven does the work to crisp them up. Soon you will smell a wonderful aroma and think there is an apple pie baking. But hold on, you’ll save over 300 calories instead by munching on this healthy and tasty apple treat. …

Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potato

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Make another meal with your prepared chili and fill hot cooked sweet potatoes – it’s easy, hearty, and delicious. Print Recipe Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potato Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   2 to 8 servings   Ingredients Prepared Vegetarian Chili (See website recipe)Medium-large sweet potatoes Makes:   2 to 8 servings   Ingredients Prepared Vegetarian Chili (See website recipe)Medium-large sweet potatoes Instructions …

Butternut Squash Soup

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Fall is a perfect time to make this soup, when butternut squash is plentiful, fresh and sweet. I suggest staying away from packaged pre-cut squash, which lacks good flavor. Check out my Fresh Tip for how to make a vegetarian option and these awesome croutons. Print Recipe Butternut Squash Soup Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   8 servings   Ingredients 2 Tbsp. butter1 …

Vegetarian Chili

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Who doesn’t love chili? Since people like it so many different ways, I have a good base recipe here that you can tweak a little, if you prefer.  See my Fresh Tips to boost the spice or add in beer, for example. Print Recipe Vegetarian Chili Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 2 quarts   Ingredients 1 …