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Salty Cashew-Coconut Cookies

I wanted a cookie that reminded me of a PayDay bar because those are one of the best candy bars ever invented. And in fact you could probably use roasted salted peanuts here in this recipe just fine but I haven’t tried it because I’m a FANCY GIRL NOW and my peanuts are cashews. (Actually,…

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White Bean and Pumpkin Tacos

Easy vegan or vegetarian tacos with white beans, pumpkin, and ancho chile salsa. Pumpkin tacos are perfect for meal prepping and Meatless Mondays

Wow, when I say it out loud it sounds weird as shit: white bean and pumpkin tacos. Sounds like some made-up food and it sort of is, although I would not be surprised if pumpkin tacos are actually a thing in Mexico. And, welp, check that out I just googled tacos de calabaza and there…

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Kalua Pork Sliders

Kalua Pork sliders - a crowd-pleasing, simple party food! Make the shredded pork in your slowcooker or oven

As you may well know, kalua is a traditional Hawaiian method of cooking that involves cooking food in an underground sort of oven called an imu. It’s a slow cooking method that lends itself well to big hunks of meat, often pork or turkey. I’d guess kalua pig — or kalua pork as it’s typically…

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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Homemade chicken noodle soup! Made with simple homemade egg noodles to cure your every ailment.

It’s January! It’s soup month! It’s chicken noodle soup with homemade egg noodles month! If you’ve never made pasta before, this is a great place to start. These homemade egg noodles are the easiest pasta I’ve ever made and it’s only my butt-vanity that keeps me from making (and eating) them every damn day. I…

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Homemade Crackers Recipe

Simple, easy cracker recipe made with whole wheat flour, sesame seeds. This cracker recipe has only 5 ingredients and tastes very similar to ak-mak brand sesame crackers! Add fennel seed, caraway seed, cumin or celery seeds to customize your healthy homemade crackers

The first time I made my own crackers, my friend Chase came over and saw that I had made my own crackers and he said, “Don’t you know you can just buy crackers?” and every one laughed like it was funny but inside, it really stung and I never got over that. I’m joking. I…

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Rosemary Apricots

Rosemary-honey marinated dried apricots are a unique, delicious and easy addition to a holiday cheese plate!

Just three ingredients to make these chewy, sweet gems that are a marvelous addition to a simple holiday cheese plate. Rosemary apricots are great with soft cheeses like chèvre or brie, as well as strong cheeses like sharp Cheddar and blue cheese. And while the fanciest cheese plates have a few types of cheese and…

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Fresh Cranberry Cookies

Fresh cranberry cookies with oats, pecans, chocolate chips and fresh cranberries kind of remind me of the best muesli cereal, but in a cookie form

I made this recipe up to use some leftover fresh cranberries after baking some cranberry nut bread. A total experiment, I was kind of expecting these to be . . . not very good? For some reason, although fresh cranberries work great in bread, I wasn’t sure they’d work in cookies. But with the combination…

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Vegetable Chili

Easy vegetable chili with black beans, lentils, carrots and chayote. This vegan chili will warm your butt

I call this vegetable chili and not vegetarian chili, even though it is vegetarian, because it’s got a lot of vegetables in it. You know what I mean? It’s not a standard vegetarian chili that’s all beans and tomatoes. Those are good, but kind of heavy sometimes. And maybe … a little boring? Texture-wise I…

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