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No-Bake Butter Pecan Bars, Vegan and Paleo

No-Bake Butternut Bars

Despite our warm weather the leaves are beginning to turn and the pro-and-anti Pumpkin Spice Latte factions are creating almost as much controversy as the election. In other words it feels like fall, and it is time to eat all the winter squash! Pumpkin is great (I am in the pro-PSL camp) but butternut squash […]

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Banana Cream Pie Ice Pops

Banana Cream Pie Ice Pops

This recipe is brought to you by “lack of communication.” Sometimes we both end up going to the grocery without consulting each other, and that is how we end up with twelve bananas.  I wanted to use up some of the extras before they turned black, and it has finally warmed up around here so […]

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Cute Little Coconut Candies

Cute Little Coconut Candies

These little candies can be made low carb by using the stevia option, or use the honey option for a version that is still far healthier than typical candy.  It’s a simple recipe that you can double if you want to make a large batch, and you can vary the flavor by adding in a […]

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Dark Chocolate Chestnut Cake, grain free and Paleo

Dark Chocolate Chestnut Cake

If you are looking for a show-stopper dessert for the holidays that is still marginally healthy, this is the recipe for you.  A dense, moist, deeply-chocolatey cake that is grain free and lower in sugar, this is a dessert that serves ten (normal) people.  We had two slices left a few days after I made […]

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Slow Cooker Honey-Vanilla Applesauce Recipe

Slow Cooker Honey-Vanilla Applesauce

This recipe will make your house smell incredible, I promise.  We had a couple of buckets of windfall Transparent apples, and after making a Caramel Apple cake and a batch of hard cider with about half of the haul, I decided to can some applesauce.  Cinnamon is the standard spice and it is wonderful, but […]

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Coconut Chai Ice Cream Recipe (dairy free)

Coconut Chai Ice Cream

When I see coffee memes on social media I always mentally replace the word coffee with “tea.”  I feel about tea the way most Americans feel about coffee–which is to say, if you stand between me and my tea in the morning, I cannot be held responsible for my actions.  Tea is also a wonderful […]

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