Thanksgiving

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Dark Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Nov 19, 2015
Dark Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy oatmeal cookies full of fresh fruit & melty chocolate chunks. They’re perfect for the holiday season & nobody can ever tell that they’re healthy!     This past weekend, my family and I invited some of our close friends over to our house to celebrate the publication of my new cookbook, Healthier Chocolate...

Foods for the Soul
18 Must Try Clean Eating Pumpkin Recipes

Nov 12, 2015
18 Must Try Clean Eating Pumpkin Recipes

The BEST healthy pumpkin recipes that are perfect for fall! Breakfasts, snacks, desserts & drinks—all with NO refined flour or sugar!     Although I much prefer the warm summer weather with its bright blue skies and golden rays of sunshine, there’s still something special about when the calendar flips to fall. I spend...

Foods for the Soul
The Ultimate Healthy Pumpkin Pie

The Ultimate Healthy Pumpkin Pie

The perfect pumpkin pie recipe! A buttery, flaky crust with sweet pumpkin filling mixed with lots of cozy spices & finished with homemade whipped cream. It’s the best pumpkin pie you’ll ever eat—and nobody can ever tell it’s healthy!     This past summer when my family and I flew to San Diego to...

Foods for the Soul
Pumpkin Pie Protein Cookies

Pumpkin Pie Protein Cookies

Soft and chewy pumpkin cookies made lower-carb and clean-eating friendly with more wholesome ingredients. They’re practically healthy enough for breakfast!     During my freshman year of college, I attended a potluck-style Thanksgiving party held by one of the Christian groups on campus since I had been friends with a few of the older...

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Celebrate Thanksgiving with Sweet Potato Latkes and Beaujolais Nouveau!

Nov 26, 2014
Celebrate Thanksgiving with Sweet Potato Latkes and Beaujolais Nouveau!

Thanksgiving 2014. Last week, Andy and I celebrated a little early because we will be in Mexico for the actual holiday, and I couldn’t resist making something special to pair with Georges Duboeuf’s new release of Beaujolais Nouveau—the inveterate red wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region of France, that is only...

Foods for the Soul
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies

Nov 22, 2014
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies

These taste like your favorite drink! Rich chocolate cookies flavored with peppermint & studded with mini marshmallows. So sweet & irresistible!     For many of our Thanksgiving breaks during my childhood, we loaded up our suitcases into the minivan, packed the backseat full of books, and drove 8 hours to my grandparents’ house...

Foods for the Soul
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies

Nov 22, 2014
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies

These taste like your favorite drink! Rich chocolate cookies flavored with peppermint & studded with mini marshmallows. So sweet & irresistible!     For many of our Thanksgiving breaks during my childhood, we loaded up our suitcases into the minivan, packed the backseat full of books, and drove 8 hours to my grandparents’ house...

Foods for the Soul
Maple Sweet Potato Casserole

Nov 20, 2014
Maple Sweet Potato Casserole

An easy recipe for creamy baked sweet potatoes topped with maple yogurt drizzle. This healthy side dish practically tastes like pumpkin pie!     Every Thanksgiving since I can remember, we’ve cooked and served the same dishes: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, Great-Grandma’s cranberry salad, Dad’s homemade whole wheat rolls, green bean casserole, and sweet...

Foods for the Soul
Maple Sweet Potato Casserole

Nov 20, 2014
Maple Sweet Potato Casserole

An easy recipe for creamy baked sweet potatoes topped with maple yogurt drizzle. This healthy side dish practically tastes like pumpkin pie!     Every Thanksgiving since I can remember, we’ve cooked and served the same dishes: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, Great-Grandma’s cranberry salad, Dad’s homemade whole wheat rolls, green bean casserole, and sweet...

Foods for the Soul
Easy Pecan Hand Pies

Nov 16, 2014
Easy Pecan Hand Pies

Flaky pastries with a sweet cinnamon pecan filling. Only 5 ingredients & dangerously easy to make—and eat!     Although I absolutely adore full-time blogging and working from home, it felt a little isolating when I first began. (Those of you with blogs of your own are probably nodding your heads right now!) Working...

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