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5-Ingredient Recipes: Cinnamon Granola

5-Ingredient Recipes: Cinnamon Granola

I struggle with making and having breakfast simply because mornings are hectic. Simply make this over the weekend and everyone can throw it on their yogurt along with some fruit in the morning.

4 Tips for Doing a January Whole30!

4 Tips for Doing a January Whole30!

Mom of one and Whole30 founder and CEO Melissa Urban says a January Whole30 requires a little planning and prioritizing. Here are four other smart tips from Melissa to make the most of the month. Plus, she shares one of her go-to recipes—Smoky Sweet Potato Chili—below!

DIY: Dried Orange Garland

DIY: Dried Orange Garland

I came across a beautiful dried orange garland online and I knew I needed to make one. It is fairly simple to make but it does require some patience.

Leah Koenig’s Cheese Latkes

Leah Koenig’s Cheese Latkes

These sweet rendition of latkes will be a hit at Hannukah, but also a fun, festive breakfast all year round. More like a pancake than a traditional latke, they are tender and light and filled with ricotta cheese. Thank you to Leah Koenig, author of The Jewish Cookbook!

DIY Simmer Pot Home Fragrance

DIY Simmer Pot Home Fragrance

Before your next holiday dinner, put a pot of this DIY home fragrance on your stove. It’ll instantly fill your house with warmth and joy, with none of the chemicals or fake fragrances you’ll find in some plug-ins or candles.

No Peel Apple Almond Crisp

No Peel Apple Almond Crisp

This easy crisp makes for a healthy Thanksgiving dessert or a yummy breakfast any morning. Skip peeling the apples, and you’ll save time and boost the fiber content.

Gingerbread Salt Dough Ornaments

Gingerbread Salt Dough Ornaments

Heads up: This recipe includes affiliate links to products. I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. All items that have an affiliate link have been used by us.There is something simple and fun about making salt dough ornaments. We make them every year....

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread

When you take your first bite it literally tastes like you eating a bite of cheesecake. Pumpkin knows no season so this recipe can be good for breakfast, a snack, or dessert.

Fallen Apple Cocktail

Fallen Apple Cocktail

Want to sip on something more festive this season than a Cab? Try mixing up this Fall cocktail. It uses cinnamon sticks, fresh apples and Tito’s vodka – an instant classic. Cheers to Fall! 

Chef Deb Ponzek’s Pumpkin Chili

Chef Deb Ponzek’s Pumpkin Chili

This pumpkin chili recipe from Chef Debra Ponzek is a classic fall dish, full of seasonal flavors like pumpkin and butternut squash. Like all chilis, it’s versatile and can be made ahead and frozen, making it a go-to for busy  autumn nights. Pumpkin Chili Serves 6 4...

Spiced Mulled Wine

Spiced Mulled Wine

Deb Ponzek is a mom, chef/restauranteur, and author of several popular cookbooks including The Dinner Survival Cookbook and The Family Kitchen. This week she’s sharing her go-to fall cocktail for entertaining—an easy mulled wine recipe

Spooky Snack Mix

Spooky Snack Mix

Halloween is almost here and we’re adding this Spooky Snack Mix from The BakerMama to our shortlist of fun treats to make.

Maple Pecan Muffins

Maple Pecan Muffins

These Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins are full of Fall flavor. Bake up a batch on the weekend to serve all week long as a grab-and-go breakfast!

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