Trail Mix Monster Cookies & #CVSAbound #Snackurday #GlutenFree Snacks

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I hope you like nuts, because these cookies are packed with them. This slightly healthier riff on that classic flourless oatmeal peanut butter cookie recipe is a little lighter on the chocolate and sugar, but still filled with sweet, nutty goodness, but completely gluten free (as long as you ensure you get certified gluten free… 

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#GlutenFree Chicken Taco Corn Chowder with #McCormickFlavor #AD

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A soul-warming and satisfying soup that’s easy, healthy, and gluten free, plus has a little kick, you’ll love the mashup of two comfort food favorites in this Gluten Free Chicken Taco Corn Chowder. Gluten Free Chicken Taco Corn Chowder

Steak Bites with Bloody Maria Dipping Sauce for #SundaySupper with @GalloFamily

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Admit it, even as an adult, there is something irresistible about celebrating a holiday that is all about spooky good times! So #SundaySupper and Gallo Family Vineyards are bringing you a Halloween menu full of recipes for Frightfully Fun Entertaining. For a tasty appetizer, stab a skewer into some perfectly seasoned beef and drown it in… 

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Individual Shepherd’s Pies & Getting Your Kids to Eat Veggies

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From yummy flavors and fun shapes to delicious dips and occasional sneakiness, like most moms, I’m always looking for different ways to get my kids to eat their veggies. Read on for some of my ideas, and this yummy veggie-packed dinner full of flavors kids love – Individual Shepherd’s Pies. Individual Shepherd’s Pies

#GlutenFree Stir Fried Beef and Broccoli with #McCormickFlavor #AD

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Dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes with just a few ingredients? Absolutely when you use McCormick Gluten-Free Recipe Mixes to make this super easy Gluten Free Stir Fried Beef and Broccoli. Gluten Free Stir Fried Beef and Broccoli

Cauliflower Hash Browns Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole for #SundaySupper {#glutenfree #lowcarb}

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The holiday season isn’t too far away, so we are all looking to pinch our pennies, whether it’s because we have a lot of mouths to feed or some extra expenses this time of year, so #SundaySupper is bringing you a menu of Budget-Friendly recipes. Not only am I going to help you save some… 

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Apple Cider & Cheddar Cheese Butternut Squash Soup

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Velvety smooth with a hint of sweetness and lots of creamy, cheesy goodness (but no cream!), warm yourself from the inside out with a steamy bowl of Apple Cider & Cheddar Cheese Butternut Squash Soup. Apple Cider & Cheddar Cheese Butternut Squash Soup

Orange Saffron Slow Cooker Roast Chicken {#SlowCookerMeals #Giveaway #Spon}

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Intense, exotic aromas and flavors can turn a basic roast chicken into a gourmet meal, but when you make it in your slow cooker, you can enjoy something special with little work, even on busy weeknights. Fancy, flavorful food doesn’t get easier than this Orange Saffron Slow Cooker Roast Chicken.  Orange Saffron Slow Cooker Roast… 

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Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Pulled Chicken for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper knows that you can make any kind of meal, from a fast weeknight dinner, a fancy meal, or even breakfast or dessert in your slow cooker, so today we’ve got nearly forty new recipes for you, including my simple and fresh but flavorful and comforting Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Pulled Chicken. Slow Cooker Tomato Basil… 

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Basic Roasted Cauliflower for #Unprocessed #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper is joining along with Andrew Wilder’s October #Unprocessed Challenge and giving you a huge menu of recipes to help you get those processed food out of your diet, or at least cut down a little. I decided to give you one of my family favorite vegetables in on of its simplest (and most delicious)… 

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Jack O’Lantern Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Peppers for #SundaySupper

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We are teaming up with the Idaho Potato Commission this week to inspire you to “spookify” your #SundaySupper with Fun and Scary Halloween Recipes. With an easy and tasty beef and veggie mix topped with cheesy mashed Idaho® potatoes, you’ll have heads turning with Jack O’Lantern Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Peppers. Jack O’Lantern Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed… 

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No-Bake Apricot Chia Energy Bars {#glutenfree #nutfree #vegan}

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Sweet and chewy with little bits of crunch (and white chocolate, if you like), it literally takes minutes to make this healthy, gluten free, nut free, dairy free, vegan snack. But don’t let all those scary buzzwords scare you away, because these might be one of my favorite snack recipes to date. My boys and… 

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Asian Beef and Broccoli Lettuce Wraps for #WeekdaySupper

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With so many cuts and cooking technique and flavor combinations, #WeekdaySupper has teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to highlight the versatility of beef and we are giving you a month of simple recipes perfect for busy weeknights. For a quick and healthy dinner (or even a fun appetizer) with bold Far East flavors, all you… 

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

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Your favorite fall flavors with little bursts of chocolate, all in a super quick, easy and portable snack that packs in so much healthy goodness, and is also gluten-free, nut-free, and can be made vegan. They won’t be around for long, so make sure you get your hand on some of these Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip… 

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Mini Caprese Polenta Pizzas for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper and Gallo Family Vineyards are helping you get ready for football season with food and wine for Tailgating on Your Home Turf. You can’t go wrong with either food-lovers and football-lovers when you transform a favorite appetizer salad into much-loved game day munchies and make Mini Caprese Polenta Pizzas. Mini Caprese Polenta Pizzas

Honey Lime Sriracha Glazed Cauliflower Wings

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A little sweet, a little heat, these sticky little bites will be devoured by everyone at your party. For a fun new party or tailgate appetizer, whip up a batch of Honey Lime Sriracha Glazed Cauliflower Wings. Honey Lime Sriracha Glazed Cauliflower Wings

Sesame Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) for #SundaySupper

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As we transition from summer into fall, now is the time for all things squash, so #SundaySupper is throwing our very own Squash Fest, with recipes for everything from zucchini to spaghetti and butternut to pumpkin. Sesame Noodles are an old favorite, and Zoodles are all the rage. No cooking is required when you combine… 

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Vermont Meets New Jersey Ultimate Cobb Salad #LegacyRecipe

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Inspired by my home and my “home away from home” where we vacation every other year, I took the classic Cobb Salad, incorporated local, seasonal vegetables from the Garden State, and added some ingredients produced in the Green State to create the Vermont Meets New Jersey Ultimate Cobb Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt Maple Dijon Dressing…. 

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Mini Banana Nutella Cheesecake Parfaits {#glutenfree option} for #SundaySupper

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Whether it’s a tailgate or a cocktail party, we all love little bites, so #SundaySupper is here with Tantalizing Trays – appetizers, mini desserts, all kind of nibbles for any gathering. Rich chocolate hazelnut goodness perfectly paired with bits of banana, all lightened up with Greek yogurt and built in portion control, for a miniature… 

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DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups & #LoveChex #Giveaway

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Are you looking for a quick and easy make ahead breakfast that’s nutritious, delicious and fun? And one that even those with gluten allergies or sensitivities can enjoy, thanks to new Chex Gluten Free Oatmeal? Get the kids in the kitchen and let them customize their own DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups. DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups

Agave Lime Lemonade – Guest Post from Foxes Love Lemons

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This Agave Lime Lemonade is part lemonade, part limeade, and 100% simple to stir up. Agave Lime Lemonade Nice to meet you, Cupcakes & Kale Chips fans! I’m Lori, and I blog at Foxes Love Lemons. I’m all about simple yet special meals made at home. I also like to share tips from my time… 

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Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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Sweet and tangy, and made with fresh blueberries, forget the bottled stuff and add a burst of flavor to any salad with this easy and tasty Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing. Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

{#GlutenFree optional} Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk No Churn Ice Cream for #IceCreamWeek

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What’s better than licking the bowl? How about turning it into a frozen dessert swirled with gooey roasted marshmallows and filled with pieces of your favorite chocolate? And you can easily make it gluten free! Forget s’mores and make Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk No-Churn Ice Cream. {Gluten Free optional} Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk… 

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Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches for #IceCreamWeek

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Experience the “joy” of a favorite candy bar in a frozen dessert form with yummy coconut gelato or sorbet or ice cream sandwiched between two fudgy, nutty cookies. For a frosty treat, it doesn’t get much better than Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches. Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches Welcome to Ice… 

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Nutella Swirl Toffee Crunch No Churn Ice Cream for #IceCreamWeek

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The creamiest ice cream, swirled with ribbons of chocolate hazelnut spread and studded with crunchy bits of toffee, and you don’t even need a ice cream maker. You are just five ingredients (and a few hours in the freezer, if you can wait) away from a scoop or three of Nutella Swirl Toffee Crunch No… 

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Cinnamon Caramel Apple Energy Balls for #SundaySupper

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Like all the kids out there, #SundaySupper is heading Back to School. One the way out the door, packed into a lunchbox, while working on homework, or getting ready to play after school, kids (and even adults) need fuel to get through busy days. For a quick and easy snack that the kids will love,… 

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Blueberry & Grilled Peach Quinoa Parfaits

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Here in my home state of New Jersey, the store shelves are overflowing with local blueberries and peaches. They are a perfect combination in this healthy snack that is also nutritious enough for breakfast, but still sweet and satisfying for a dessert. Make the most of late summer fruit in these Blueberry & Grilled Peach Quinoa… 

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Breakfast Bacon Enchiladas – Guest Post from The Texan New Yorker

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Hello Cupcakes and Kale Chips readers! I’m Julie from The Texan New Yorker, and I am so honored and thrilled to be guest posting for Brianne today. In addition to reading her blog, I also follow Cupcakes and Kale Chips on Facebook, and Brianne is now my go-to girl on knowing which day/week/month is which… 

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Blueberry, Peaches and Cream Green Smoothies for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper wants to help the flavors of summer last a little longer by giving you recipes and tips for saving the summertime harvest. I’m going to give you a few tips for freezing berries, plus my secret ingredient for how to make the creamiest Blueberry, Peaches & Cream Green Smoothies. Blueberry, Peaches & Cream Green… 

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