Blueberry Almond Granola (Meatless Monday)

Blueberry Almond Granola recipe, rolled oats, dried blueberries, slivered almonds, golden raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar, honey

Blueberry Almond Granola

Making your own Granola at home is really easy; this recipe for Blueberry Almond Granola is a perfect example. You control the amount of sweetness and can change the fruit and nuts to suit your own tastes.  Start your year off right with this healthy breakfast and snacking option.  Continue reading

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Friday Frenzy – January 12


Welcome to the Friday Frenzy, the Best Food and Craft Link Party on the Web. Why is it the best?  Continue reading

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Raw Cranberry Relish

Raw Cranberry Relish recipe, raw food, cranberry salad, fresh or frozen cranberries, whole navel orange, pecans, celery, cinnamon, nutmeg, low sugar cranberry relish

Raw Cranberry Relish

A crazy start to 2018 made me realize that my favorite Raw Cranberry Relish wasn’t published on my website! Super simple to prepare with either fresh or frozen cranberries, this very low sugar recipe is absolutely loaded with vitamin C! It’s the perfect salad to snack on during cold and flu season!  Continue reading

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Friday Frenzy


Welcome to the Friday Frenzy, the Best Food and Craft Link Party on the Web. Why is it the best?  Continue reading

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Friday Frenzy Is Here

Introducing Friday Frenzy! It’s the Best Food and Craft Link Party on the Web! I’m so happy to be part of this group of dynamic women! Look for this feature every week. We’ll be bringing you a lot of really interesting things! I can’t wait to see what 2018 offers every single Friday! 

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Split Pea with Ham Soup (#SoupSwappers)

Split Pea with Ham Soup recipe, split peas, ham, stock, brandy, carrots, onion, celery, thyme, holiday cooking, thanksgiving leftover, leftovers soup

Split Pea with Ham Soup

This month’s theme is “Memory Soups” and my recipe for Split Pea with Ham Soup is chock full of wonderful memories.  Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Salmon (#FishFridayFoodies)

Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Salmon recipe, honey, Sriracha, rice vinegar, garlic, sesame oil, sesame seeds, greed onions, zoodles with garlic and red peppers steamed in sesame oil

Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Salmon

This month’s theme for Fish Friday Foodies is Asian Flavors and this recipe for Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Salmon fits the bill! Cooking time is just minutes, so it’s perfect for hectic weeknights!  Continue reading

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Low Carb Crackers

Low Carb Crackers recipe, Paleo crackers, Keto crackers, easy cracker recipe, almond flour crackers

Low Carb Crackers

These Low Carb Crackers are perfect for Low Carb, Ketogenic, Gluten-Free and Paleo lifestyles! The easy recipe uses almond flour and a variety of seeds (or you can make them plain). You don’t have to skip the crackers this holiday! Make these simple delicious crackers and snack like everyone else!  Continue reading

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Cranberry Sangria Champagne Cocktail

Cranberry Sangria Champagne Cocktail recipe, Christmas cocktail, holiday cocktail, champagne, sangria, cranberries, compari, oranges, apples

Cranberry Sangria Champagne Cocktail

This Cranberry Sangria Champagne Cocktail recipe will be your “go-to” holiday party drink. It makes pitchers full for a crowd; it’s really easy to prepare; it’s even easier to drink. Plus, it’s so pretty and festive!  Continue reading

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Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies (#FBLCookieExchange)

Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies recipe, Italian Ricotta cookies, lemon, ricotta cheese, lemon zest, glaze cookie icing, cookie swap cookies, cookie exchange cookies

Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies

It’s Food Blogger Love Cookie Exchange time again! This year I sent these Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies to three fellow bloggers. The recipe for these light, fluffy and flavorful Italian Christmas Cookies is so simple you’ll make them again and again! Check it out, along with the cookies I received in the exchange. Also links to all the recipes posted by other bloggers.  Continue reading

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