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The Ultimate Healthy Gingerbread Cookies

The Ultimate Healthy Gingerbread Cookies

A guilt-free recipe for classic cut-out gingerbread cookies. Full of the same traditional cozy flavors but no butter, refined flour or sugar! Only 52 calories!     One December during my middle school years, my aunt flew out from Arizona to visit us for the holidays. On her first full day at our house,...

Crazy for Crust
Soft & Chewy Shortbread Cookies (1 dough 4 ways)

Dec 4, 2016
Soft & Chewy Shortbread Cookies (1 dough 4 ways)

This soft and chewy shortbread cookies recipe can be made as one dough 4 ways. Add M&Ms, dip them in chocolate, or make shortbread thumbprint cookies all from one recipe! Okay you guys, I have a confession to make: I bought a fake Christmas tree. *shocking* Throughout my entire adult life I have said...

Foods for the Soul
Sunday Spotlight

Sunday Spotlight

  In mid-November, I flew back from spending the weekend at my grandparents’ house in Arizona. As we boarded the plane, a tiny aircraft with only fourteen rows and two seats per side (and the stewardess even asked people to change seats before taking off to evenly distribute our weight in the cabin!), I...

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5 Minute Chocolate Bark (6+ ways)

Dec 2, 2016
5 Minute Chocolate Bark (6+ ways)

Make 5 Minute Easy Chocolate Bark over 6 different ways with only 2 main ingredients! It’s the perfect gift for the holidays. Will you start with dark chocolate or white chocolate? What Christmas movies do your kids love? Jordan pretty much watches them all at this point, but her favorite, hands down, is Elf. She...

Foods for the Soul
The Ultimate Healthy Monkey Bread

The Ultimate Healthy Monkey Bread

A much healthier recipe for pull-apart bread with a sweet cinnamon-spiced caramely coating. Secretly guilt-free & only 120 calories!     On Christmas mornings throughout my childhood, after about half of the presents had disappeared from underneath the tree, their festive reindeer- and Santa-adorned wrapping paper carelessly strewn about the floor instead of wadded...

Crazy for Crust
Easy Marshmallow Meringue Frosting

Dec 1, 2016
Easy Marshmallow Meringue Frosting

Marshmallow Meringue Frosting – this easy recipe tastes like a melted fluffy marshmallow! It’s the perfect frosting recipe for cupcakes or to dress up pies, cookies, or brownies! Okay, who else is completely overwhelmed that it’s December? Everything was all fine and dandy until Thanksgiving; life was just going along with a soft rock soundtrack....

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Stir-fried Bowl of Gratitude

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Nov 29, 2016
Stir-fried Bowl of Gratitude

dsc_5711“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” -Henry David Thoreau Remember to eat lots of vegetables~ Try these vegetable almost noodles =) Stir-fried Bowl of Gratitude   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 12 mins Total time 17 mins   Fresh, tasty stir-fried...

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Healthy Copycat Cranberry Bliss Bars

Nov 29, 2016
Healthy Copycat Cranberry Bliss Bars

Skip the coffee shop treats and make this guilt-free recipe at home! Sweet cookie bars full of festive cranberries & topped with cream cheese frosting. Only 108 calories!     During the holiday season each year, a few of my high school marching band friends and I try to get together to catch up...

Sac Foodies
A Look at the SacFoodies’ Thanksgiving 2016

Nov 29, 2016
A Look at the SacFoodies’ Thanksgiving 2016

By: The SacFoodies For us at SacFoodies, comparing and contrasting the meals we make and eat tends to happen quite a bit, especially around the holidays. When comparing dishes for holidays like Thanksgiving, it initially seems simple in general: turkey, mashed potatoes, yams and cranberries. However, everybody does Thanksgiving differently, even if the differences...

Crazy for Crust
Santa Munch Popcorn Snack Mix {with printable}

Nov 29, 2016
Santa Munch Popcorn Snack Mix {with printable}

Santa Munch Popcorn Snack Mix – an easy 5 ingredient popcorn mix that is the perfect Christmas treat! Popcorn, pretzels, and nuts are coated with white chocolate and mixed with M&Ms making the perfect sweet treat for parties or packaged for goody bags with the printable tags! I know I’m supposed to talk about...

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