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The Best Ever Sugar Cookies

This, my friends, is the recipe for the best sugar cookies ever. Ever. It’s my great-grandmother’s recipe, and I probably shouldn’t even be giving it to you. Make a batch with your favorite people. Share with the neighbors. Have fun smashing the dough, and whatever you do, don’t forget the secret ingredient.   (Hint: You can find the secret ingredient below)   Save Print The Best Ever Sugar Cookie Recipe Recipe type: Dessert,…

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Brown Rice Cereal with Raisins and Pecans

I worked together with the California Raisin Marketing Board to create this recipe and was compensated for my time. The opinions below are mine and mine alone and do not represent those of the California Raisin Marketing Board. ***** A couple years ago, I teamed up with the California Raisins to create some killer recipes and share with you the goodness of raisins. I literally stood between the dusty vines, talking…

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Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Sides

I’m sharing some kid-friendly Thanksgiving side dishes on Van’s Foods blog today. Click on the photo to see the recipes!     Happy Thanksgiving!     Disclosure: I am a paid blogger for Van’s Foods.

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Gluten-Free Wild Rice Stuffing

It’s the best meal of the year: Thanksgiving Dinner. I’m getting excited right now just thinking about it. The turkey, the mashed potatoes, the stuffing…it’s all so wonderful. I remember my first Thanksgiving after getting married. There were only four of us celebrating in a tiny apartment, but the table was loaded with food. We were young and nostalgic and therefore made all the dishes we loved from our childhood.…

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Easy Party Appetizer: Nuts with Goat Cheese and Grapes

Last week I hosted a Noonday Collection trunk show. My friend Sarah drove up from Tucson so we could have fun trying on all the beautiful jewelry Noonday has to offer. I only added a few fifteen things to my Christmas wishlist. I set out a few simple appetizers for the guests. We had popcorn, antipasto bites, sparkling water and tea. Also, these babies. The perfect combination of salty and sweet. I…

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Paleo Turkey Chili

My favorite part of Halloween is probably the annual “make-the-face-of-your-pumpkin” photo. That never gets old. What does get old? The heat. I know, we choose to live here, but can’t I just wear a scarf once in the month of October? No? Ok fine. I’ll just take my whiny self into the air-conditioned house and curl up with a nice bowl of chili. This chili is incredible, and so worth the…

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Pumpkin Spiced Hummus

The first time Joe took a bit of hummus, he proudly exclaimed, “I love this humpus!” Yes, humpus. We laughed so hard that the name stuck. So if you come over and I put out a tray of veggies and humpus, please make sure to refer to it accordingly. For October entertaining, I love to put a pumpkin spin on anything I can. This pumpkin spiced hummus humpus has a hint…

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