Meal Plans by Cooking Planit …plus a giveaway and a free trial

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by Ann on 15/12
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In the past year or so, I cooked and shared a couple of recipes from Cooking Planit.  For those who may have missed them, Cooking Planit offers recipes… Read More »

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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by Ann on 13/12
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Just before Thanksgiving, my older son endured the displeasure of jaw surgery. To eliminate additional procedures down the road, he had his wisdom teeth pulled, too. Lucky boy…. Read More »

Eat, Drink, Be Merry …and an Udi’s giveaway

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by Ann on 11/12
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What are your favorite ways to Eat, Drink, Be Merry this holiday season? Amidst the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it can be hard to simply relax and savor… Read More »

Spinach Pomegranate Salad with Vanilla Vinaigrette

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads, Side Dishes
by Ann on 10/12
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When I originally shared my Autumn Salad with Nancy’s Sweet and Tangy Dressing, my friend, Christine, mentioned that she serves a similar salad with a vanilla vinaigrette.  Christine… Read More »

Pancakes in a Jar

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Holidays, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 06/12
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Who doesn’t love to start a weekend morning with a tall stack of pancakes? In our rush to get out the door for Saturday morning sports practices or… Read More »

Pumpkin Bran Muffins (with optional 2-ingredient frosting)

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 03/12
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Bran muffins are a seemingly wholesome way to start the day, yet so many bran muffins rely on sugar and oil to create moisture and flavor…  Enter pumpkin!… Read More »

Homemade Vanilla Extract

In Crafts, Desserts, Holidays, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 30/11
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Every year, I tell myself that I’m going to do my Christmas shopping early—and wrap the gifts, too.  In September, this seems like such a reasonable goal.  Then,… Read More »

Chipotle Maple Sweet Potato Soup

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Soups, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/11
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My good friend, Sonali, is an ER physician, wife and mother of an adorable toddler.  In her “spare” time, she authors The Foodie Physician blog and writes cookbooks…. Read More »

Maple Pumpkin Pie

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Holidays, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 22/11
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If I counted the number of times I’ve made this recipe for “testing” purposes, you may start to wonder.  Was it really that hard to successfully substitute maple… Read More »

Almond Flour Pie Crust (gluten-free)

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by Ann on 19/11
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The perfect pie deserves the perfect crust.  Traditional rolled crusts can be daunting for many, and some simply can’t eat the wheat flour.  Whatever the reason, this nutty,… Read More »