Peanut Butter Mocha “Green” Smoothie
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Peanut Butter Mocha “Green” Smoothie

Today’s simple recipe is a green smoothie that’s, well, not quite so green (which may be nice for those who are new to green smoothies or have an aversion to drinking something green). This healthy, delicious, and filling smoothie is great because it’s not only packed with protein from the peanut butter, but contributes to … Continue reading

Oatmeal Zucchini Cookies
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Oatmeal Zucchini Cookies

Yesterday I tried a combination in batch of cookies that I hadn’t really thought of pairing together before – oatmeal and zucchini. Now, before you cringe, gasp, gag, and/or turn your head away in disgust about having a vegetable {and a partially green vegetable at that} in your cookies, take a deep breath and think … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Chocolate Zucchini Bread
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Whole Wheat Chocolate Zucchini Bread

One of the things I love about summer are all of the fresh vegetables that we are able to grow, pick, and then eat up! Our zucchini plants look excellent this year and we’ve been chowin’ down on everything from grilled zucchini, stir-fried zucchini, sautéed zucchini, to zucchini bread. My family loves zucchini bread, but … Continue reading

Tart Cherry Pie Jam
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Tart Cherry Pie Jam

I am not sure why I was amazed to see two of my children come inside from the backyard the other day with a bowl full of ripe cherries. I know there are cherry trees back there, and I realize that it is summer…the two kind of go hand-in-hand! I guess in my head, it … Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies {gluten-free}
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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies {gluten-free}

Today I am getting in the spirit of Christmas with lots and lots baking! I have been excited to try out this gluten-free all-purpose flour in some Christmas cookies, namely something with chocolate and peppermint. Chocolate, especially dark chocolate, and peppermint are a combination which I absolutely adore! I love peppermint mochas and Mint Hot … Continue reading