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Mini muffins. They're fun, they're bite-size, and they're portion controlled... what's not to love here? I recently dug up this recipe to bring to work for a friend's birthday after remembering that she loved a similar version from one of the large coffee shop chains. The upside of doing them homemade vs. store-bought is you
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The mellow, warm color of pumpkins signals to me that fall is in full swing. This time of year, pumpkins are everywhere, from pumpkin patches, pumpkins on front steps, pumpkins in loaves, muffins and pies, and pumpkins carved and flickering in the night. However, for years - and much to the dismay of my husband
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It's no secret that adding whole grains to our diets is important. But did you know that you can also work them into your baked goods? Oh yes... and no one will even notice. The secret to putting a healthy spin on even your most guilty pleasures is simple: white whole wheat flour (my personal
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Candy Apples by markus941

From the moment Halloween candy first appears on grocery store shelves, something else wicked this way comes: "holiday survival guides" related to food and dieting lurk around every magazine, newspaper, and web page. Thus begins an entire season of treat avoidance centered around the sensible goal of preventing
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Versatility. Who doesn't love an easy go-to recipe that can morph into multiple other applications? When life is crazy-busy, there's just nothing better. This is one of those recipes.

Lean ground turkey is certainly an easy way to lighten up meatballs, but I can promise that these turkey meatballs are so tasty that you won't even
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All of these posts about knee socks and awesome boots have me fixated on the beautiful fall weather happening outside. I can't wait for the trees to be flaming with color, and for it to be time to pull out the extra blankets for the bed. In the meantime, I've been cranking up the oven.
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Simplicity. Highly underrated in today's fast-paced, multi-tasking, always-on-the-go world. Sometimes there's just nothing better than slowing down for a minute and focusing on the simple things in life -- a beautiful sunset, a good book, sharing a hug with someone you love, good food.

Good food doesn't have to be complicated. It doesn't have to involve
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Macaroni and cheese. Are there three better words in the English language? I think not.

Everyone has their own preferences -- the old school blue box, shells, homemade with egg, homemade without egg, stovetop, baked... the list goes on.

Though I've always had an affinity for the boxed versions, there's definitely something to be said about knowing
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It's finally here, people! The leaves are beginning to turn and the weather's finally cooling down (though we still grudgingly use the A/C here at our house on occasion). And if you needed any further confirmation that fall is truly on its way, football season has officially begun. Whether or not
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Thursday was one of those days. You know the kind of day I'm talking about - the classic "stress level's through the roof, nothing's going right, my inbox is overflowing with one crisis after another, can anyone tell me why I can't catch a break?" kind of day. So, when I finally drug myself home
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