#peachlove: Peach and Berry Cream Cheese Tart with a Cinnamon Almond Crust

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I'm sitting here writing this post feeling bad.   REALLY bad. Because I can't share this delicious peach and berry cream cheese tart with a cinnamon almond crust with you for breakfast... Yes, breakfast. Loaded with healthy stuff like fresh, in-season peaches {duh}, rasp/boysen/blue/straw berries blended in to a lovely sauce, cinnamon spiced almond flour, a little dose of calcium from Greek Yogurt and Neufatel or cream cheese, plus a hint of maple syrup sweetness, this tart is DEFINITELY breakfast worthy. And, that's why I'm … [Read more...]

#icecreamlove: Maple Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough Ice Cream

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Remember this post from the other day? Where I promised you a {Part Two} surprise??? Well I wasn't sure I could make raw maple cinnamon oatmeal raisin maple pecan cookie dough any better than it already was. But, you know what? I did. And if you like ice cream, and you like oatmeal raisin cookies, you will LOVE this Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough Ice Cream. There's really not much to say about this creamy, oatmeal raisin cookie studded dish of deliciousness other than this... You.MUST.make.it. Trust me. Here's the … [Read more...]

#pastalove: Baked Enchilada Pasta

Baked Enchilada Pasta

So... What are you celebrating today? Are you donning a sombrero, a serape, and searching for your last shaker of salt? Are you cheering the ponies on to victory? Or, are you chowing down on a big bowl of delicious pasta??? Me? I'm doing all three :-) Happy Cinco de Mayo, Kentucky Derby, and #Pastalove! In honor of this months pasta love fest, and Cinco de Mayo, I created a baked enchilada pasta dish that's partly based off of this recipe for enchiladas negras I whipped up last weekend for a party at our house. And, for the Kentucky Derby part, … [Read more...]

#cookielove: Miss Hull’s German Spice Cookies

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Welcome to #cookielove! I'm so happy to be one of the hosts again for this month's #love bloghop. And lucky you, in honor of the holiday season, this month's theme is #coookielove! For those of you who have already started my December Fitness Challenge, surely you deserve a cookie {or two} for all your hard work! And, for those of you not doing the challenge... It's the holiday season and I simply CAN'T deny you a cookie, but promise me, pretty please, that you'll try and get some good workout sessions in this holiday season.  … [Read more...]

#Squashlove: Spicy Cranberry Squash Chutney

Spicy Cranberry Squash Chutney

This Spiced Cranberry Squash Chutney is the perfect mishmash of sweet, spicy, tangy deliciousness! Love is in the air again...#squashlove that is! These guys are technically gourds, but too cute with their bumpy, warty skin so had to share! For those of you unfamiliar with the #love bloghop series, here's the scoop: Conceived by Junia, of the lovely healthy recipe blog, Mis Pensamientos, each month #love bloggers create and post a different #love recipe.  So far we've had #cakelove {Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake with Brown Sugar Icing}, … [Read more...]

#applelove: Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Crisp

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Care to join me in a Candycrisp??? Apple that is! Today I went to the store to pick up some apples for my #applelove post, and happened to stumble upon a brand new apple variety I had never heard of before. Apparently the clerk at Jimbos hadn't heard of it either as she said to me, "What kind of apple is this?" "Candycrisp" I replied. "I've never heard of it, and thought it looked good." Well... It was good, and, as you would imagine, it was sweet. My tastes run towards tarter apples though, so although I liked it, I'm glad I also … [Read more...]