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Cinnamon-Spiced Almond Butter Dip + 40 Healthy Snack Recipes

Do you snack? I do. I even plan to snack. I know, it’s daunting enough to plan dinner and scrape together a few leftovers for lunch, but plan snacks too? Absolutely! Because most often it is the random things we grab for a snack (candy bars, donuts, granola bars, sugary yogurt) that wreck the good […]

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Snickerdoodle Cookies [Whole Wheat]

Snickerdoodles are a splendid, uncomplicated cookie.  Cinnamon and sugar create a delicate crispness, while the butter keeps them soft and chewy just below the surface. Even when cookies and pastries are made with whole wheat flour, sweets of any kind are rare at our house. When I do make them expectations are high, and the […]

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Snickerdoodle Cake 2-Ways: Test Kitchen Tuesday

Even with the best of plans, Test Kitchen Tuesday slid right on into What Happened Wednesday—the case of too much “life” packed into a single day. I had planned to ask my daughter to make a Snickerdoodle Cake for my birthday yesterday (part of the “life” that took over), but she had a lemon cake […]

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Maple Acorn Squash: Amazingly Simple Side Dish

As winter gives way to spring, make sure you adorn your dinner plates with this mild winter squash before the season ends.  Acorn squash contains Vitamin A, Vitamin C, potassium, manganese, folate (folic acid), and is good source of fiber—all that in one very simple and delicious side dish.  Maple syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg bring […]

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Sweetly Spiced Crispy Pecans or Walnuts

Nuts can be a great protein snack, but they can also leave folks with a heavy, bloated feeling.  After a bit of nutritional research I discovered that nuts have enzyme inhibitors that cause the discomfort and the full nutritional value is more available when soaked and dehydrated.  For more detailed info on this subject, check […]

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