Chocolate Covered Strawberry Granola

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Granola

It’s true … I’m a granola fiend. Ever since I discovered how to make my own granola at home (and just how unbelievably easy it is), I’ve been a bit crazy for it. Every week or two, you can usually find me in my kitchen whipping up a new batch, almost always doing something to… 

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Vegan Aussie Bites

Vegan Aussie Bites

Have you heard of Aussie Bites? They’re sort of a cross between a mini muffin and a cookie. With a serious dose of granola bar thrown into the mix. They’re a bit sweet, a tad salty, a little crunchy, and oh-so very delicious. They boast a nice, healthy dose of Omega-3s and fiber, and they… 

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Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites Recipe

Recipe | Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

Yes, I am jumping on the pumpkin spice bandwagon. I couldn’t resist doing a pumpkin recipe (it is fall after all) and if you do a sweet pumpkin recipe, you have to add pumpkin pie spice, right? This kind of reminds me of the time I accidentally wore the school colors on spirit day when… 

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Basil White Bean Sandwich Spread Recipe

Recipe | Basil White Bean Dip + Sandwich Spread

This weekend the day of reckoning is finally coming for my garden. I’m going out there, I’m dragging my husband with me, and we are going to weed and prune and we’re not going to stop until that garden is in good shape for fall. Because right now, I’m a few dozen cats and a… 

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Sneaky Green Apple Fruit Leather Recipe

Recipe | Sneaky Green Apple Fruit Leather

You know how sometimes you have a really good idea, but you sort of know it just won’t work out? I kind of felt that way about this Sneaky Green Apple Fruit Leather. I loved the idea of sneaking a little bit of spinach into apple fruit leather, but it just seemed like the idea… 

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How to Make Mango Fruit Leather

How to Make Mango Fruit Leather (Without a Dehydrator!)

It’s been a while since I posted a fruit leather recipe here and since I get requests for them once in a while, I thought I’d post a new one today–mango! While I’m not one to discriminate when it comes to fruit leather, I think mango and banana are my two favorites because both can… 

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Better-Than-Trader-Joe's Edamame Hummus Recipe

Recipe | Better-Than-Trader-Joe’s Edamame Hummus

I started working on this knock-off Trader Joe’s edamame hummus recipe two weeks ago. And then on Sunday, my husband and I decided on a whim to stop by Trader Joe’s on the way home from the farmers market. Guess what? Trader Joe’s doesn’t even sell edamame hummus anymore. Or at least ours doesn’t. Horror!… 

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basil_and_sun_dried_tomato_crackers

Recipe | Basil & Sun-Dried Tomato Crackers

Making your own crackers is one of those things that seems a lot more complicated than it actually is. But this works in your favor, because when you make these delicious Basil & Sun-Dried Tomato Crackers, people are going to be really impressed. You don’t have to tell them that it was easy, either. Just… 

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Strawberry Banana Fruit Leather

Make Your Own Strawberry Banana Fruit Leather

I’ve posted fruit leather recipes before, but if I haven’t convinced you yet, let me try again: making your own fruit leather is super easy. Super easy. And when you make it yourself, you’re making it without food coloring, without sugar, and without artificial flavors. Just fruit, nothing else. This is a great summertime activity… 

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Garlic Rosemary Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Recipe | Garlic Rosemary Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Sometimes recipes come together right away and it’s a wonderful, wonderful thing. And other times, it takes several tries to get it right. This was one of those “several tries” recipes. Remember a few months ago, I made sweet potato stacks? The potato I used for that recipe was a behemoth and a lot of… 

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Chai-Spiced Slow Cooker Pear Applesauce

Recipe | Chai-Spiced Slow Cooker Pear Applesauce

When I was a freshman in high school, I signed up for a class about cooking. Although, at the tender age of 14, I was already jaded beyond belief, I was secretly really excited about getting credit to cook. I had always loved cooking and even wanted to be a chef for a while. You… 

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Pomegranate Orange Wedges

Recipe | Pomegranate (Not) Jello Orange Wedges

Like everyone else, I’m a little bit obsessed with Pinterest. (Are you following me on Pinterest? Follow me!) I use it on my phone and it’s the perfect way to pass time while waiting in line or watching Real Housewives marathons. I’ve seen a few different recipes for Jello orange wedges pinned recently, and they… 

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How to Make Banana Fruit Leather (One Ingredient! No dehydrator needed!)

How To Make Banana Fruit Leather (without a dehydrator!)

So I’ve made Raspberry Peach Fruit Leather. And then I made Mango Fruit Roll-Ups. But I’m not going to rest on my delicious fruit snack laurels! No! I’ve been floating around ideas and trying to think of something that would work during winter and then it hit me: banana fruit leather. So I made it… 

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Raspberry Peach Fruit Leather Rolls

Recipe: Raspberry Peach Fruit Leather (Yes, you can make fruit leather without a dehydrator!)

I love fruit leather, but those little single packages that they sell at the grocery store are expensive. I knew there had to be a better way and thanks to Google, I found that, yes, it was possible to make fruit leather at home without a food dehydrator. I was a little bit worried when… 

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