(Consolation) Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chip Pretzel Cookies

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Sometimes, you need a sweet and salty combination. Sometimes, it’s for celebrations. And sometimes, it’s for consolation. See, I made these gluten-free cookies because my parents were coming over to watch the Dallas Cowboys play the Green Bay Packers. It’s the first time the Cowboys have made it past the first round of the playoffs…

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Apple Walnut Oat Cookies

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I feel that although I too get swept up in the craze that is all things pumpkin (as evidenced by my Pumpkin-Palooza post last week), it seems we often forget that there is so much more that this season has to offer than just pumpkin. Like all the other winter squash, also highlighted in that…

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Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Just when you thought the zucchini and summer squash recipes were over for the season… Out comes one more zucchini recipe! Yes, I’m kind of in a zucchini rut. But there’s just so much of it, and it’s so versatile. Already this summer I’ve made a quinoa-stuffed patty pan squash and a delicious zucchini dip. I also…

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Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

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I have World Cup fever. It’s been a slowly increasing level of excitement, but last week, hubby and I, along with some friends, attended the Ivory Coast vs. El Salvador friendly game, and that kicked me full-on into World Cup mode. It’s always thrilling, seeing so many people from all over the world, united for…

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