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Mini Cherry Cheese Danishes

Mini Cherry Cheese Danishes  Ingredients 1 roll Pillsbury Crescent Rolls flour, just for dusting Filling 4 ounces soft cream cheese ⅓ cup sugar splash vanilla 1 can cherry pie filling Glaze ⅓ cup powdered sugar 2 tsp. milk Instructions Open container of rolls and do no unroll them. Use a …

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5 Smart Tips for Preparing Spaghetti Squash Tips from The Kitchn

Tips from The Kitchn Unlike other dense winter squashes, spaghetti squash is in a league all its own. This oblong yellow squash is essentially nature’s answer to noodles. Thin and mildly flavored, once baked the squash’s interior can be shredded to resemble strands of spaghetti. Armed with these five smart …

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Cauliflower Stir fry with Quinoa

    I keep a few kitchen gadgets (primarily waffle maker, food processor, and stand mixer) but for the most part, I love recipes that use a pan, maybe two, and thats it. However, one extra pan I always have on hand is a wok because a stir fry happens …

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Delicata Squash Tacos with Black Beans

Weve made it a goal to hopefully decide by the time Mack is in first grade, which gives us some time. The Rockies have always felt like my mountains, it feels like home. Before recently, Ive always felt like Northern California is another stop on our journey and while that …

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10 Smart Ways to Use Frozen Broccoli Tips from The Kitchn

  Frozen vegetables are one of my secret weapons for quick and healthy meals. Broccoli has been in heavy rotation lately we take a bag out of the freezer, and in a few minutes, it’s ready to be used in unexpected ways in all kinds of dishes. Do keep in …

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How To Make Perfect Pumpkin Muffins Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

  I recently read an article that mentioned most people are satisfied with one pumpkin spice latte every fall. The same cannot be said for soft, lightly spiced pumpkin muffins. These breakfast treats are especially wonderful right now, as we settle into autumn, but are also perfectly acceptable to eat …

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Need school lunch ideas? These 17 tips will help.

  Does the thought of packing your childs school lunch fill you with dread? Does the idea of slapping together another PB&J make you cringe? As the kids head back to school, parents head back to the drawing board, tasked with making lunches for the next 10 long months. “It’s …

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Healthy One Pot Quinoa Taco Casserole | Long Island Parents

  Im so grateful for all you kind wonderful friends that Ive made through blogging these past 4 years. Im sure we are in the same boat, school is back in session, lessons and activities are picking up, and my personal goals and priorities have taken a bit more of …

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Baby Broccoli Frittata with Feta | Recipe

  Baby broccoli (also known as broccolini) is one of those items that grabs my attention at the store/market from time to time. Its not broccoli but rather a hybrid of broccoli and kai-lan (Chinese broccoli or Chinese Kale). The result is something that looks like broccoli but is more …

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Cooking With Kids: 5 Reasons You Should Be Doing It

  Children should learn to cook. It’s a basic life skill, after all, being comfortable enough in the kitchen to pull a few ingredients into a simple meal. It’s healthy – a hungry 13-year-old who can cook, home alone after school, may decide to stir-fry some leftover rice with whatever …

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