Tag Archive: holiday

Jan 02

Intentions for the New Year and New Decade

I adore the beginning of a new year. It is full of so much excitement and potential. It is a great time to reflect on the past year and set intentions for the coming one. When setting our goals and intentions, we can rattle off a list of some things in our head, usually about …

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Sweet Potato Pie Bites

These Sweet Potato Pie Bites are a family favorite. I made them for Thanksgiving one year, and my husband and son couldn’t get enough of them.  My son eats them all year round.  We use goat cheese but you can play around with the combinations.  I like blue cheese crumbles with chopped walnuts, as well as this …

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Jul 02

Patriotic Berry Almond Trifle with Coconut Whipped Cream (GF + Paleo + V)

Growing up in the midwest, there was no shortage . . . Of home-baked, sugar-laden treats in our home. In fact, some of my most cherished childhood memories center around cooking, baking and enjoying comforting meals and desserts with family and friends. This simple, yet decadent, strawberry shortcake recipe is one of my favorite examples …

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Pear Cashew Crème Tart

PEAR CASHEW CREME TART   Imagine delicately spiced pears cooked just until fork tender, sitting atop a luscious pillow of maple-scented cashew crème, all contained within a soft, buttery shell.

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Crustless Pumpkin Pie ~ Pumpkin Custard

Crustless Pumpkin Pie ~ (Pumpkin Custard) Print Recipe This is a great way to make pumpkin pie without having to make a crust…. and it’s carb-less. This custard is sweetened with dates and a banana, so there are no refined sugars, either. Served with your favorite whipped cream, and it’s like a dreamy cloud on …

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Amazing Gingerbread Loaf (Paleo)

    What is winter without gingerbread? Ahhhh gingerbread….. Molasses and ginger in a moist, delicious bread. What could be better than sitting by the fire in a cozy, warm room while looking out the window watching the leaves fall or the snow dust everything white. Laughing at dogs trying to walk in snow shoes. It’s …

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