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Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Bites with Cookie Dough Crust

These dark chocolate pumpkin pie bites are dairy-free, gluten-free, and the perfect treat with all the flavors of fall.  ... Read more » about Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Bites with Cookie Dough Crust

Cornbread Stuffing with Cranberries and Roasted Fennel

With cranberries, fresh sage, and roasted fennel, this gluten-free cornbread stuffing is both sophisticated and delish.  ... Read more » about Cornbread Stuffing with Cranberries and Roasted Fennel

Yummy {Sweet Potato Pie} on a Maple Quinoa Crust

Let me just start out with this:    I am in love with this pie. It was all I had hoped for and more:

  • Tasted divine.
  • Perfectly cooked.
  • A quinoa crust success.

And Babycakes and I may or may not have had 2.5 slices for breakfast after yesterday morning's photoshoot... OK, we did, and it was awesome!!! And I didn't even feel that bad about "pie for breakfast" because, ... Read more » about Yummy {Sweet Potato Pie} on a Maple Quinoa Crust

Holiday Pie Bites: Chocolate Raspberry Pie & Apple Pie

Ahhhhhhhh, the holidays. So much fun. So much baking. So many parties. So many cute Pinterest ideas. So much shopping. So much stress.  I guess you could say I have a love/hate relationship with the holiday season. ... Read more » about Holiday Pie Bites: Chocolate Raspberry Pie & Apple Pie

Food Photography + {Buffalo Cranberry Grilled Cheese}

I hope you had a wonderful weekend!! We spent ours up in the mountains at my inlaws' cabin.  A good time was had by all.  It was beautiful, mostly relaxing (because a meal with a two-year-old can NEVER be described as fully relaxing!!), and fun.  The cranberry relish and pie bites were a hit!  My father-in-law mentioned at the table as we were finishing up the lavish meal, just how much love (and effort!) goes into preparing such a feast, and how quickly it is gobbled up and over.  So true! ... Read more » about Food Photography + {Buffalo Cranberry Grilled Cheese}

Blessings + {Banana Cream Pie Bites}

Hi friends! I wanted to let you know that this will be my last post for the week, as I really want to unplug and enjoy time with family... you know, Babycakes...Dear Hubby...my inlaws. And I'm sure you will be spending more time focusing on your own families and food and just being together rather than reading blogs or looking for new recipes :)  I found this saying/photo on Pinterest -----> and just love it! ... Read more » about Blessings + {Banana Cream Pie Bites}

Elf for Health: Holiday Challenge

Remember the Blend Retreat way back in May where I got to meet the most awesome healthy like-minded group of friends?!? Well, my blend (blogger + friend) Lindsay, is starting an awesome holiday challenge to help keep us motivated and encouraged in our health goals over the next 6 weeks.  I love her idea and want to share it with all of YOU to see if you'll participate. ... Read more » about Elf for Health: Holiday Challenge

First V-Log + Weight Loss Plan for the Holidays

Eeeeeek!  As promised, I have my first v-log (video log) for you today.  I'm getting soooooooo technologically advanced.  I love how it feels a bit more personal hearing my voice than just reading the words I write.  Today's video is an intro to the whole video "thang", an explanation of the upcoming holiday baking I'm working on, a slight confession, and my weight-loss plan for the holidays. ... Read more » about First V-Log + Weight Loss Plan for the Holidays

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