Flourless White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough Dip

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Yum Imagine sneaking some of the cookie dough from your favorite cookie recipe. Now imagine that it’s eggless and safe, and even naturally gluten free and pretty healthy because of a secret ingredient. Yes, it’s totally acceptable to dig in to a big bowl of Flourless White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough Dip. Flourless White Chocolate… 

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Flourless Chocolate Almond Cookies

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Yum It doesn’t get much easier to make a crisp, chewy and rich treat that’s naturally gluten free for an after school snack that the kids will love. Plus there’s plenty of protein and not a lot of sugar, so they are definitely a healthier treat that still tastes indulgent. Welcome them off the bus… 

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My First 10K – My Weekend with #CabotFit and Beach To Beacon 10K Recap

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Yum If you’ve been following along on Twitter or Instagram, you know that I’ve spent a good chunk of this year training for a race, so now I’m finally telling you all about it. My First 10K – My Weekend with #CabotFit and Beach To Beacon 10K Recap. My First 10K – My Weekend with #CabotFit… 

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Peach, Tomato, Chicken and Blue Cheese Salad

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Yum When you just aren’t ready to say goodbye to summer, pile lots of late summer produce and leftover chicken on top of some salad greens for a light and cool dinner like this Peach, Tomato, Chicken and Blue Cheese Salad. Peach, Tomato, Chicken and Blue Cheese Salad Yum

Thai Style Sliders for #SundaySupper

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Yum #SundaySupper is traveling to the other side of the world to bring you recipes inspired by the cuisines of the countries of Asia. Infuse a little exotic flavor into your traditional beef hamburgers, make them little because that’s so much more fun (and hey, football, aka tailgate, season is coming up), top them with… 

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Banana Nut Bread No-Bake Energy Bars

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Yum Pack the sweet flavor and bit of crunch of a classic banana nut bread recipe into a perfectly portable healthy snack bar that’s packed with superfoods.  Whether on the way to the bus stop in the morning or out of their lunchboxes the kids will love to munch on these Banana Nut Bread No-Bake… 

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Banana, Peanut Butter, and Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Pops

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Yum When you need a frozen treat but want to keep it on the healthy side, indulge your craving with the best flavor combination in one tasty popsicle. So good and so gorgeous, every big and little monkey will go bananas for Banana, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Pops. Banana, Peanut Butter… 

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Apple Nachos for #SundaySupper

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Yum #SundaySupper knows that this time of year is crazy, so that’s why we are here with over thirty Back to School Recipes to help make life just a little bit easier and a lot more tasty. Give the kids a healthy afternoon snack that only looks like an indulgent dessert. Seven basic ingredients and… 

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23 Gluten Free Lunchbox Snacks

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Yum It’s that time of year again – the kids are heading back to school! That means it’s back to making sandwiches, cutting fruit and veggies, and packing those school lunches. To help you out with some new ideas, contributor Joy from The Joyful Foodie is here with 23 Gluten Free Lunchbox Snacks. 23 Gluten… 

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Thai Style Ribs

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Yum I’m so excited to introduce a new contributor, Bobbi from Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen. Bobbi’s recipes run the gamut from light and healthy to indulgent and comforting, and she always infuses tons of flavor, depending on her current cravings for different ethnic cuisines. Her chicken, beef, and pork recipes always leave my mouth watering, which… 

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Home-Style Shrimp Bowls and #ExpressLaneCooking Cookbook Giveaway

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Yum With the busy back-to-school season upon us, we all need meals that get us in and out of the grocery store and the kitchen fast. That is why you are going to love my friend Shawn’s new cookbook Express Lane Meals. Read on to find out why I love it, and to win a… 

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Blueberry Peach Fruit Roll-Ups for #SundaySupper

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Yum Summer is winding down, and besides hanging on to the memories, one other thing we want to preserve from the summertime is all of the delicious fruits and vegetables. So #SundaySupper has a great selection of recipes to help you save the summer harvest with different techniques like canning, freezing, pickling and more. Since… 

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

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Yum Enjoy all the classic flavors of a peanut and butter and jelly sandwich with this fun treat from Serene of House of Yumm. Celebrate the first day of school (or any day that deserves a special dessert) with these Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes. Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes Hi! Serene here from House… 

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Homemade No-Churn Nutella Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cheesecake for #IsabelsBirthdayBash

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Yum Happy Birthday Isabel! We’re throwing you a Birthday Bash, with an incredible menu at the bottom of this post. Since I know that every occasion in your family is accompanied by Vo-Vo’s cheesecake, to celebrate this special day, I thought I’d put my own spin on one of your favorite desserts. Homemade no-churn cheesecake… 

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Butter Pecan M&M’s Magic Bars for #SundaySupper

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Yum Come on in, the water’s fine! Today is the #SundaySupper Pool Party! Take your traditional seven layer bars and add a sweet and salty combination of toasted nuts and sweet chocolate candies in a gooey layer atop a buttery graham cracker crust, and everyone will be jumping out of the pool to grab one… 

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I Never Thought I’d Be a Runner Until… #CabotFit {and a FitKit Giveaway}

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Yum As I write this, I’m looking just a short day or so ahead to achieving a goal I’ve had for a long time – participating and completing my first race, in this case the Beach 2 Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. I’ll be among 6000 people, from former Olympians and elite athletes to… 

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Gluten-Free Blackberry, Blueberry and Cherry Crisp

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Yum I am so excited to welcome a new contributor to the Cupcakes & Kale Chips family. My friend Terri from Love and Confections will be bringing us some Farmers Market Finds. I love chatting with Terri online and to see pictures of her adorable little girl, but I was so thrilled to see her… 

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Food and Wine Conference 2015 Recap – #FWCon

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Yum As food bloggers, we spend a lot of time in front of our computers. Facebook becomes our water cooler, Twitter the break room, and Pinterest stands in for white boards and flip charts. Meetings are held via Google+ hangout, and we learn through YouTube videos and written tutorials. It’s pretty amazing how such a… 

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Bang Bang Cauliflower Bites for #SundaySupper

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Yum Did you ever go out to eat and fall in love with a dish so much that you just had to recreate it at home? Maybe you’ll find that recipe you always wanted in this week’s #SundaySupper Restaurant Copycat Recipes. Some folks tried to recreate a dish exactly as they remember it, whereas I… 

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21 Gluten Free Cheesecake Desserts

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Yum National Cheesecake Day is right around the corner, but you don’t need a special holiday to indulge in cheesecake ALL THE THINGS. Luckily we can pick from one (or more) of the fabulous recipes in this collection from Joy of The Joyful Foodie of 21 Gluten Free Cheesecake Desserts. 21 Gluten Free Cheesecake Desserts… 

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Super Simple Slow Cooker Steak Pizzaiola

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Yum Sometimes it’s the random creations that become family favorites. This is one of them. And since it’s been made and pinned and viewed so many times since it was originally posted, I thought it was due for a little photo update. If our have a roast or a London broil in your freezer, you… 

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Dairy-Free Peach Mango Lassis with Whipped Coconut Cream for #SundaySupper

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Yum Baskets and bushels are overflowing at your local farmers’ markets, and fruits and vegetables from your CSA are piling up. It’s time for a Farmstand Foods #SundaySupper. Local produce meets international inspiration in a healthy treat with these creamy and fruity Dairy-Free Peach Mango Lassis with Whipped Coconut Cream. Dairy-Free Peach Mango Lassis with Whipped… 

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3 Gluten-Free Pizza Night Menus with California Pizza Kitchen Oven-Ready Pizza

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Yum With tasty and fresh California Pizza Kitchen Gluten-Free Crispy Thin Crust pizza as the centerpiece, you can have a pizza party at your house from simple and fun to totally gourmet with the right food and drink pairings. You’ll find plenty of menu inspiration on CPKFrozen.com, but I’ve also brought you some ideas from the… 

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Healthy Banana Blueberry Muffins

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Yum Packed with whole grains, summer berries, and maybe even a little chocolate if you like, for a quick and tasty breakfast or snack, contributor Stacey from Bake Eat Repeat is sharing a simple and yummy recipe for Healthy Banana Blueberry Muffins. Healthy Banana Blueberry Muffins Yum

Lemon Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

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Yum A simple side dish that packs a ton of flavor and a surefire way to get even picky eaters to gobble down their green vegetables, one of my family’s favorite recipes is this Lemon Parmesan Roasted Broccoli. Lemon Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Originally posted on March 1, 2012, updated with new photos on July 14,… 

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Baked or Grilled Tandoori Chicken Legs for #SundaySupper with @GalloFamily

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Yum It’s National Picnic Month, so #SundaySupper and Gallo Family Vineyards are here to help you prepare a fun and tasty day in the sun with friends and family. Whether you fire up the oven before you head out or fire up the grill at a local picnic grove or even your backyard, you can take a… 

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Gluten Free Rocky Road Squares

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Yum For the ultimate gluten free chocolate dessert, there is nothing better than fudgy brownies topped with marshmallows and a thick layer of chocolate frosting. Get your milk and stretch pants ready, because Brooke & Bri from Gluten Free Anonymous have for us today this amazing recipe for Gluten Free Rocky Road Squares. Gluten Free… 

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