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Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Frosting

These cookies were my very first pumpkin treat of this season.  To be honest, I’m pretty surprised that I haven’t had a pumpkin spice...

Light yet filling, this pasta with ratatouille-style vegetables is perfect for summer to fall! Filled with colorful veggies, whole wheat pasta and fresh herbs!

Pasta with Ratatouille-Style Vegetables

This pasta with ratatouille-style vegetables was originally published in October 2012. The post has been updated as of August 10, 2017 with new photos,...

Apple Pie Bars

Stop whatever you are doing and go work out right now.  Seriously, just go for a run.  Or spinning.  Or get on the elliptical....

An easy, healthy and flavorful minestrone soup recipe! Filled with veggies, pasta and a touch of balsamic vinegar, this light vegetarian dish is a crowd pleaser for sure!

Minestrone Soup

This minestrone soup recipe was originally published in September 2012. It has been updated as of March 14, 2017 with new photos, text and...

Soft and fluffy honey yeast rolls! Filled with just the right amount of buttery, honey flavor! Freezer-friendly and a perfect side to any meal!

Honey Yeast Rolls

These honey yeast rolls were originally published in September 2012. The post has been updated as of September 21, 2017 with new photos, text...

Double Chocolate Bundt Cake with Biscoff Glaze

Can I admit something that will make me sound slightly ridiculous?  I like posting here on the blog every Monday, Wednesday and Friday because...

Homemade Basil Pesto

This weekend was the first time ever that I made pesto.  Gasp!  I know, but in all fairness this was the first year that...

Homemade Peanut Butter Blueberry Dog Treats

Do you see this face?  Is this not the prettiest dog ever? Oh wait, I’m that awesome beagle’s mommy so of course I’m completely...

Baked Pork Egg Rolls with Dipping Sauce

With the start of football season, I’ve been on an appetizer kick.  I can’t help myself – I’m all giddy with excitement at the...

Pizza Dip

The first time I had pizza dip was right after I graduated from college and moved to DC.  My roommate and I went to...

This roasted sweet potato salad is simple to make and packed with flavor! With toasted walnuts, kale, and a maple lime dressing!

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

This roasted sweet potato salad was originally posted in September 2012. The post has been updated as of November 29, 2017 with new photos,...

Apple Cinnamon Chip Muffins

Sunday was the first time this month that it actually felt like fall.  The weather was absolutely perfect.  We took our dog for a...