Monthly Archive: November 2011

My Favorite Holiday Recipes

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Happy Holiday week everyone! Originally this was intended to be a series of posts. However, after all the computer issues my plans had to be tossed out the window and it turned into one mega post. This is an Epic post if there every was one. Some of the photos are from when I first …

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Apricot Bars aka Hazel Bars

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As you know, I am a collector of recipes and I love it when there is a story to go with a recipe. My family calls these little morsels “Hazel Bars” for the lady who shared the recipe with me about 30 years ago. Hazel was my sister in laws mother and she always made …

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Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots and Walnuts

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Caramelized shallots and toasted walnuts take these green beans over the top! Even if you don’t like green beans you might enjoy them fixed this way. The walnuts make these even healthier, adding a nice crunch, flavor and fiber! Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots and Walnuts 1 pound green beans — trimmed 1 teaspoon extra …

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Oven Roasted Red Kuri Squash

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I had planned on posting all about my favorite holiday recipes today but since I haven’t had much computer time this week that post isn’t ready yet. Instead I am sharing this Red Kuri squash that I found recently. Just when I think I have tried almost every sqaush out there I stumble across a …

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Bree’s Lentil Tomato Soup

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Since I’m trying to include some meatless meals in our menu I’ve been collecting recipes that include lentils. Lentils are full of cholesterol reducing fiber which also helps manage blood sugar levels by providing steady slow burning energy. That is a win win for me! Who knew these little guys were so healthy? Another benefit …

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