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baked pumpkin fries in platter with ketchup

Sweet & Salty Baked Pumpkin Fries

Golden, crispy, sweet, salty and delicious, baked pumpkin fries! In the spirit of pumpkin everything, I just have to add french fries to the list of goodies! These are very simple to make. An absolutely perfect appetizer or…

roasted red pepper hummus with corn chips

Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

We love hummus in my house, so I’m always looking for different ways to make it! I’ve been buying roasted red pepper hummus from Costco for years! Finally I decided to try and make some for myself! Why…

easy pumpkin spice hummus plated with veggies

Easy Pumpkin Spice Hummus

It’s the season for pumpkin spice everything! I present you with this DELISH and EASY pumpkin spice hummus! I made this for an afternoon snack with some raw veggies. But don’t limit yourself. This versatile dip can also…

easy creamy potato salad in bowl

Easy Creamy Potato Salad – Dairy & Egg Free

Here’s a classic and easy creamy potato salad recipe without the eggs and dairy! This tastes just as great as the original. In fact, no one will know the difference if you don’t tell them. When you’re invited…

Venezuelan guasacaca

Chunky Venezuelan Guasacaca

Guasacaca is a Venezuelan dip or sauce. Traditionally it is served on grilled meats. My husband, being born in Venezuela, requested a dish reminding him of his hometown for his birthday this year. So I’ve been doing some…

slow cooker baked beans in serving dish

Slow Cooker Baked Beans (You won’t miss the meat!)

Despite it’s name, these baked beans are slowly cooked in a crock pot or slow cooker. The slow cooking process allows the beans to really absorb all the delicious flavours and spices. These slow cooker baked beans were…

Baked Zucchini Tater Tots dipped in ketchup

Baked Zucchini Tater Tots

These kid approved, baked zucchini tater tots have a hidden ingredient. But I promise your little ones will never notice! Not only did I add some zucchini for additional vitamins and nutrients, but these tater tots are baked,…

baked beet chips with sour cream

Baked Beet Chips with Cashew Cream

Craving a salty snack? Give these baked beet chips a try. They are low in calories, but packed in nutrients, making it a perfect go to snack. Beets pack an impressive punch. They are nutritionally dense, containing calcium,…

roasted butternut squash in tray

Roasted Butternut Squash

Need a change from roasted potatoes? Did you know that butternut squash has more potassium than a banana? Not to mention the other health benefits. Some of which include a heaping supply of fiber, Vitamin A, and other…

creamy beet soup with dill and cashew cream

Creamy Beet Soup with Dill & Cashew Cream

Beets can make any dish vibrant and inviting with their naturally bright pigment. Plus they are loaded with fiber and vitamin C, and very low in calories. This creamy beet soup has a ton of vitamins and minerals,…