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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Mmmmmm. Coffee cake. This morning I set out to whip up a batch of muffins from my beloved King Arthur GF Muffin Mix. But, alas, I was out of muffin tin liners. (My muffin tin is kind of ancient and … Continue reading

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Fresh Pear Cake

A few days ago my friend Nina posted this picture on Facebook: I wanted a piece SOOOO badly.  She only lives 1/2 mile away and it was still warm…but it was made with regular flour.  You know, a big juicy … Continue reading

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Freakin’ delicious spiced roasted sweet potatoes

I had 2 lbs of pre-cubed sweet potatoes that never got made at Christmas (yay Trader Joes!). I needed to cook them before they turned and I wanted something easy. I thought about roasting them with just cinnamon, but grabbed … Continue reading

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Simple roasted chicken

My new Thanksgiving tradition is to serve chicken. It’s easier with my family and my own limited energy. It takes less than 90 minutes. Last year I made Nom Nom Paleo’s spatchcocked bird. It was delicious, but a step beyond … Continue reading

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Ravioli Soup

There’s no way to take a good picture of this soup. But trust me, it’s delicious! I threw it together with randoms from my freezer. Happy accident! Ingredients: 6-8 cups chicken broth, homemade is always better 🙂 3 cups fresh … Continue reading

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Quinoa Pilaf

For a change up from rice, I made this pilaf using what I had on hand. It only takes a few minutes more than whipping up a batch of steamed rice. (Especially since I use a rice cooker–shhhh!) It matches … Continue reading

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Turkey-Basil Meatballs

My kids like mini foods and anything on a stick, hence my love of making meatballs. These are great on their own, with marinara, or even speared on a skewer with a little rice and soy sauce. (Soy-ish sauce? I … Continue reading

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Apricot Chutney

More apricots! I turned the rest of the really ripe stone fruit into fruit salad, so this may be the limit of my apricot experiment. I used this recipe from Comfy Belly as my starting point. I wanted something subtly … Continue reading

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Apricot-Balsamic Vinaigrette

I had an abundance of apricots. Somehow I got it in my head to make an apricot-glazed chicken…but somehow ended up somewhere else. I whipped up a balsamic vinaigrette in the blender and tossed in 3 very ripe apricots. I … Continue reading

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Roasted Curried Cauliflower

This was inspired by my complete aversion to standing at the stove today. Instead of 15-20 minutes at the stove, it’s maybe 3 minutes. I short cut one of my mother-in-law’s recipes. All the flavor is in the oil, so … Continue reading

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