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Pumpkin Spice Chickpeas: a healthy snack featuring fall flavors

Roasted chickpeas got me through many a night of munchy-madness.  So when I saw this recipe for Pumpkin Spice Chickpeas I ran to my kitchen to fire up the oven.   This recipe is by Melissa King of My Whole Food … Continue reading

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If it’s Pumpkin Lasagna, it must be Fall

I confess, I love summertime. But all good things must change and yield to new experiences — in this case the colors and tastes of Fall — which for me include Savory Pumpkin Lasagna. When I see pumpkin spice coffee … Continue reading

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Hamilton Beach FlexBrew: 2016 best single serve coffee maker

The Hamilton Beach FlexBrew gives coffee lovers the convenience of k-cup brewing, but also provides hot water on demand.  The FlexBrew answers that question, “What if you wanted tea?”  You might overlook the Hamilton Beach FlexBrew system if all you want … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Baked Chicken Wings

These baked chicken wings solve a huge game day menu problem for me — they are gluten free, easy preparation and they taste great! These baked chicken wings solve a real dilemma for casual gatherings.  I am constantly looking for … Continue reading

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Amazon Prime Day, July 12th – Great deals only for Members

Amazon Prime Day is July 12, 2016.  This is the one day Amazon offers special pricing and deals to its Prime membership.   This is only Amazon’s 2nd Prime Day — a day that features special deals across all departments specifically and only for the Amazon … Continue reading

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Summer Means Barbecued Ribs

This summer I’ve set my goal to learn how to grill.  Barbecued ribs are a required basic skill for the home grill master.   I’m fascinated with the art, and grilling most definitely is an art.  Even the grills featured … Continue reading

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Deal Buzz – Amazon Nonstick Cookware Deal under $50.00

Amazon’s nonstick cookware deal is a really big bargain! If you’ve looked at any nonstick cookware products, you already know that you can barely purchase a decent frying pan for $50.  But the Amazon Basics nonstick cookware deal currently has a dynamite special … Continue reading

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Eat What You Love – Simple good healthy food recipes

I just received Marlene Koch’s Eat What You Love last week.  I’ve made six of her recipes — and we’ve loved all six.  I think this might be my favorite cookbook from the last decade.  These are the luxury meals you … Continue reading

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Best Programmable Slow Cooker-Cuisinart MSC-600

The Cuisinart MSC-600 3-in-1  Multi-Cooker raises the bar for slow cooking fans.  The fully programmable slow cooker also adds the convenience of steamer and brown and saute features.  This is one-pot cooking at its best! Saute onions, peppers and carrots in … Continue reading

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Spicey Slowcooker Chicken Enchilada

My love of spicy foods came out today in this chicken enchilada mix.  The recipe satisfies all my inner cravings — easy, slow-cooker, uses pantry ingredients and is pretty low fat compared to other versions.  Plus I got to make it in the slow cooker.  It … Continue reading

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