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3 Recipes for Healthy, Tasty Popcorn By Tara Milhem

I posted a photo on Instagram a couple of weeks ago munching on my Green Superfood Popcorn and it got a lot of people talking, so I decided to share that recipe plus two more healthy popcorn ideas that are vegan and easy to throw together. Hence, Healthy Popcorn, 3 Ways!

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Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes: 10 Alternatives to Green Bean Casserole

Call me crazy, but I don’t like green bean casserole. I know, I know… it is a traditional Thanksgiving side dish, how could I not like it? Well, it just seems like a slimy mess to me. I’d rather find some new Thanksgiving side dishes and create a new tradition.

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Thanksgiving Pie Recipes: 10 Pies Perfect for the Holidays

What I’m about to tell you is pretty embarrassing, but shows how much I love my desserts. Growing up, we would have Thanksgiving at my grandparents’ house. One year, all of the aunts, uncles and cousins gathered at my grandparents’ house and realized that we had more pies than we did people!

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Recipes for Sweet Potatoes: Enjoy them Year-Round

I usually don’t think of having sweet potatoes until Thanksgiving. Of course, why should they only be eaten one day a year?

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Candy Corn Treats: Fun Fall Recipes

Fall is here, and that means playing in the leaves, dressing up for Halloween and stuffing ourselves at Thanksgiving. At this time of year, candy is plentiful and always seems to be around. It happens every year; we buy bags and bags of candy, and most of it ends up showing on my waistline.

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Fall Entertaining: Cheese Tortellini Soup Recipe – Sausage or Vegetarian

The calendar says it’s fall, so why are the sprinklers still running? And sandals and shorts are still in the forefront of my closet. But I’m not complaining, having a slower descent into the rain and dreary season here in Seattle is fine with me. But it does confuse my mind when I see the colors of fall everywhere in stores, but nature has fallen behind.

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10 Pumpkin-shaped Treats – Perfect for Fall

As kids start going back to school, my thoughts turn to to the fall. Although I don’t want the cold weather to come back, I do enjoy finding (and making) fun, new fall recipes. Today I want to share my latest finds: pumpkin-shaped treats. These cute treat ideas can be used during all of the fall months and are perfect for Halloween and Thanksgiving. You are bound to find at least one of these treats you want to make this fall!

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Turkey Havarti Apple Sandwich with Cranberry & Walnut Mayo

My husband works much too hard. I know every wife says that, but with him it’s true. I can’t get him to take a minute off to eat and most days he doesn’t eat until dinner which can be as late as 8:30 pm. I’ve been trying to force him to stop and eat, but that’s never going to happen, so I’m making tempting foods he can eat while he works, and that means a sandwich or other foods he can eat by hand.

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Arepa – Venezuelan Bread Takes Your Sandwich Global

Sometimes it’s good to step out of the norm and try something different and that includes the foods you eat. It’s too easy to fall into a rut of eating the same food, but nutritionally, our bodies benefit from variety. Plus our brains love to be stimulated so participating in culinary exploration can be about more than just trying new flavors. It’s a chance to learn more about the world and how other people live.

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Grilled Corn with Sour Cream and Cotija Cheese Recipe

Grilled Corn with Sour Cream and Cotija Cheese made with Darigold butter and sour cream – easy to make and delicious with hints of lime and cayenne pepper.

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Summer Dessert: 14 Fabulously Sweet Blueberry Recipes

Growing up, my grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins would all go to the Pocono Mountains for a week in August every year. We would all...

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P.A.N. Brunch Favorites: Lemon and Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins with Lemon Glaze

It’s nearing the end of our blueberry season. We’re always excited to see the berries ripen early in July but sad to see them go. Even eating bushels of them every summer we never grow tired of them. This year while we had an excellent crop on our six bushes.

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