Homemade Ketchup

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Yum Something for your kids to dip their food in that actually counts as a veggie?!  No added sugar?!  Plus you can tweak it to suit your tastebuds?! Yup, it’s Homemade Ketchup. And since you control the quality of the ingredients, you can use the best quality, like Spectrum® Brand Organic Filtered Apple Cider Vinegar… 

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Creamy Greek Yogurt Maple Dijon Salad Dressing

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Yum Creamy Greek Yogurt Maple Dijon Salad Dressing is slightly sweet, tangy, and full of flavor, with a smooth, rich texture, but lightened up by using Greek yogurt.  It’s wonderful for topping your salads, slathering on wraps or sandwiches, pouring over some chicken or turkey or dipping veggies.  Making your own homemade salad dressing couldn’t… 

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Three Cheese White Cheese Pizza Grilled Cheese

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Yum Don’t want to wait for takeout or bother with making homemade crust? Or do you just love a good grilled cheese sandwich? Gooey Italian cheeses oozing out from between two parmesan-crusted, buttery and golden brown slices of bread will make it impossible to resist this Three Cheese White Cheese Pizza Grilled Cheese. Three Cheese… 

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Buffalo Blue Cheese Deviled Eggs for #SundaySupper

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Yum Happy Easter and Happy Passover to all of you! I hope you are all enjoying some fabulous holiday meals this weekend. More than that, I hope you all have leftovers, because #SundaySupper has a full menu of recipes to use them all up. After making and dyeing a bunch of hard boiled eggs, I… 

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Honey Nut Baked Brie Bloomin’ Apples for #SundaySupper

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Yum #SundaySupper is helping you get ready for April Fool’s Day this week with recipes that look like something else, recipes to sneak in some veggies, and more! I combined one of my most-requested recipes and the concept of that world famous restaurant appetizer into these sweet, savory, cheesy and creamy Honey Nut Baked Brie… 

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Flourless Almond Joy Cookie Dough Ball for #SundaySupper

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Yum It’s a Beantastic #SundaySupper, and we are celebrating everything from your classic legumes, like black beans and kidney beans, to beans that show up in drinks and sweets, like coffee beans and vanilla beans. Yes, that’s right, it’s going to be incredi-bean from breakfast to dinner to dessert! I’m combining the two in a… 

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Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Bites

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Yum What do you do when you have a bunch of leftovers in the fridge? Mix them all up into a healthy snack or side dish with plenty of vegetables, whole grains, and protein. My kids couldn’t keep their fingers off of these Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Bites. Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Bites Yum

Lightened-Up Creamed Spinach au Gratin for #SundaySupper

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Yum Since it’s February, #SundaySupper is celebrating Heart Health Month with a menu of dishes that your ticker and tastebuds will thank you for. I know we all love rich and creamy, hearty foods, but our heart will love us back if we make a vegetable side dish that is just as creamy and delicious… 

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Valentine’s Day Black Forest Smoothie

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Yum ​ Chocolate and cherries may be synonymous with Valentine’s Day, but you don’t have to wait to treat the ones you love to something special when it is also packed with healthy ingredients. Nourish the body, heart, and soul with this Valentine’s Day Black Forest Smoothie. Valentine’s Day Black Forest Smoothie   Valentine’s Day is… 

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Blue Cheese Cauliflower Cheesy Bread Sticks with Buffalo Marinara Dipping Sauce

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Yum A low-carb, veggie appetizer that is so crispy, spicy and delicious that you won’t be missing those heavy game day snacks – too good to be true? Nah. You just need to make a batch (or three) of these Blue Cheese Cauliflower Cheesy Bread Sticks with Buffalo Marinara Dipping Sauce. Blue Cheese Cauliflower Cheesy Bread… 

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Chocolate Pudding Snack Hack & #EatHealthy15 #Giveaway

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Yum Still trying to keep those New Year’s Resolutions or stick to your healthy lifestyle? Kids want dessert, but you prefer to give them something healthy? Then keep on track, ditch the mix, forget the sugar, and don’t heat the stove or oven. Just whip up my Chocolate Pudding “Snack Hack”. I hope you are… 

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Baked Cauli-Tots Casserole for #SundaySupper

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Yum Casseroles – for so many of us they conjure images of childhood dinners or classes comfort food or friends bringing us a meal in a time of need. This week #SundaySupper has over 40 Captivating Casseroles for breakfast, main dishes, sides or desserts. If you love my copycat cauliflower “tater” tots as much as… 

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Pineapple Coconut Fool – #EatHealthy15 with @PinaCocoblog

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Yum Layers of caramelized pineapple and naturally sweetened whipped cream (or coconut cream, if you want to make it vegan) prove that a healthy fruit dessert can still be totally decadent. You’ll love this creamy, dreamy Pineapple Coconut Fool. I am so excited welcome Shanna from Pineapple and Coconut. I don’t remember which recipe of… 

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Peach Crisp Energy Balls & #EatHealthy15 #Giveaway

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Yum The nutty caramelized peach flavor of a favorite decadent dessert in a healthy little bite that will satisfy those afternoon sweets cravings. For a quick snack that happens to be gluten free and vegan, whip up some Peach Crisp Energy Balls. Peach Crisp Energy Balls Yum

White Truffle Parmesan White Bean Hummus

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Yum Ringing in the new year calls for luxurious little nibbles and dips. So for a simple but elegant party appetizer recipe, take four ingredients and whip up some White Truffle Parmesan White Bean Hummus. White Truffle Parmesan White Bean Hummus Disclosure: I am a Brand Ambassador for Hamilton Beach, and they provided me with a… 

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Apple Cider Waffles – Guest Post from The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen

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Yum A subtle apple flavor enhanced with the sautéed chopped apples on top, a hearty breakfast that you can even make ahead of time, the family will love to wake up to Apple Cider Waffles. The Twelve Guest Posts & Roundups of Christmas continues with this fabulous recipe from my friend Susan! Make sure you… 

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Cranberry Pistachio Stuffed Brie Wrapped in Phyllo – Guest Post from Food Done Light

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Yum Fill a large wheel of brie with cranberry sauce and pistachios. Wrap it in phyllo dough for a quick and easy Christmas appetizer. Every holiday party needs ooey gooey cheese like this Cranberry Pistachio Stuffed Brie Wrapped in Phyllo. The Twelve Guest Posts & Roundups of Christmas continues with this fabulous collection from my… 

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Cranberry Balsamic Glazed Cauliflower Wings for #SundaySupper

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Yum From turkey to mashed potatoes, #SundaySupper wants to help you figure out what to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers. I’m here to help with the cranberry sauce, and I’ve got an appetizer, snack, or side dish that everyone from vegans to carnivores will adore – sweet, tangy, sticky Cranberry Balsamic Glazed Cauliflower Wings. Cranberry… 

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30 Vegan Holiday Recipes

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Yum Not only is the holiday season upon us, but November is also National Vegan Month. So if you are having some plant-based buds for Friendsgiving, your aunt who just gave up dairy for Thanksgiving, a vegetarian cousin for Christmas or Hanukkah, or you just want some darn tasty new recipes for the new year,… 

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Pudding Oatmeal

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Yum The actual pumpkin is optional, but it never hurts to sneak vegetables into your breakfast. Totally necessary are the warm autumn spices and chocolaty goodness in this totally decadent yet healthy breakfast. All winter you’ll want to enjoy this Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Pudding Oatmeal. Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Pudding Oatmeal Yum

Skinny Real Food Peanut Butter Chip Smoothie for #SundaySupper

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Yum #SundaySupper is going On the Hunt this week with a menu featuring interesting or exotic or rare or wild ingredients, whether “hunting” means game meats, foraged mushrooms, or jut searching in a specialty store or, in my case, on the internet for something that’s hard to find. There’s nothing better than the combination of… 

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80 Gluten Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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Yum I’m so excited to announce that I have a new recipe roundup contributor. Joy from The Joyful Foodie will be bringing you a new collection of gluten free recipes every month! With so many holidays coming up, this month she has this huge list of 80 Gluten Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes. 80 Gluten Free… 

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Cranberry Orange Glazed Green Beans for #SundaySupper

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Yum #SundaySupper is helping you balance out all of the upcoming indulgences with a menu of recipes to help you Lighten Up the Holidays. Step away from the canned soup and french fried onions and lighten up your holiday vegetable side dishes by making these slightly sweet and tangy Cranberry Orange Glazed Green Beans. Cranberry… 

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The Best of The Bug’s Lunchbox & #CVSAbound #Snackurday #HealthierSnacking Ideas

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Yum I know a lot of people love their peek into the school lunches I pack for The Bug’s when I give you a daily glimpse into his lunchbox. A combination of fresh and homemade foods and some prepackaged healthier snacks like Gold Emblem Abound Snacks from CVS/pharmacy are my ingredients for The Best of The Bug’s Lunchbox. The… 

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Apple Cider & Cheddar Cheese Butternut Squash Soup

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Yum 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 Yum

Basic Roasted Cauliflower for #Unprocessed #SundaySupper

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Yum #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… 

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Easy Vegetarian Minestrone Soup – Guest Post from It’s Yummi

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Yum This Easy Vegetarian Minestrone Soup recipe comes together in just about 15 minutes, making it the perfect meal for a busy weeknight. If you’re a meat lover, add some crumbled cooked sausage, ground beef, or even pieces of cooked chicken and you’ll have a hearty main dish that your family will love! Easy Vegetarian… 

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

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Yum 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… 

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