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Banana, Raspberry, and White Chocolate Chip Bread

My son and I were in the mood to bake an after school snack. I had a couple of bananas to use up as well as some fresh raspberries so we decided to make bread. The raspberries were a...

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Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Sautéed Apples

I am always on the lookout for new recipes using pork tenderloin so I was excited to see this recipe in Cooking Light – October 2010. I loved how easy this dish was to make and how delicious it...

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Chicken and Rice with Veggies

I saw this recipe in my Cooking Light magazine and decided to make it immediately. It was a quick and simple recipe and had very little clean up. The chicken turned out really moist and tender while the rice was...

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

My son and I decided to bake oatmeal raisin cookies this afternoon. I found this recipe on Smitten Kitten and knew it would be amazing. I wanted to add walnuts or pecans but my son opted for plain oatmeal...

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Southwestern Chicken Soup with Black Beans and Corn

It was cool and cloudy outside which is the perfect weather for making soup. I had some leftover roasted chicken to use up so I decided to make a Southwestern flavored chicken soup. I threw in some black beans,...

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Gemelli with Chanterelles, Pine Nuts, and Parmesan

My amazing friend Currié gave me more fresh chanterelles this week and I couldn’t wait to make another recipe with them. I wanted their flavor to shine in the dish so I simply sautéed them in butter and garlic...

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Mexican Tomato Rice and Bean Quesadilla with Sharp Cheddar and Sour Cream

I needed a quick and easy dinner because I had a yoga class to get to so I decided to make quesadillas by using up the leftover Mexican Tomato Rice and Beans I had made for the Stuffed Anaheim...

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Stuffed Anaheim Peppers with Mexican Rice & Beans, Jack Cheese, & Guacamole

I love making stuffed Poblano peppers but I decided to try making vegetarian stuffed Anaheim peppers this time. I stuffed them with my Mexican Rice and Beans, topped it with Jack cheese and baked them. I served the peppers...

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Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze

I had some pumpkin left over from the Pumpkin Muffins my son and I recently made. I found a recipe Pumpkin Scones on a blog called Pennies on a Platter that looked delicious. They were very simple to make...

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Southwestern Pot Roast

I love making pot roast in the fall. Roasting meat in the oven at a low temperature for a long time makes the house smell fantastic! I decided to make a Southwestern flavored pot roast and we all loved...