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Top Holiday Pie Recipes

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Now that we are nearing the end of October, I’m slowly starting to get into the Holiday baking mood. One dessert that I tend to wait for until the end of the year is homemade pie – YUM! To me, there’s nothing better than putting your creative mind to work of sculpting the perfect homemade pie. The possibilities are endless when it comes to crust and filling choices, so this is one dessert that I never get bored with making.Last year, I switched up some of my baking techniques and primarily use coconut oil as a substitute for butter or […]

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Cinnamon Toast Pumpkin Seeds

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For those of you picking through pumpkin patches and carving away making both new and traditional designs, don’t go throwing away one of the most beneficial parts of the pumpkin – the seeds! Most people usually dig into the pumpkin, take out all of the orange strings and seeds and place it right into the trash. Next time you’re carving a pumpkin, think about stopping to save the seeds, which can definitely have its benefits and delicious aspects as well!Pumpkin seeds may be tiny, but they are packed full of magnesium, zinc, and omega-3 properties. Best yet, these seeds can […]

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Healthy Homemade Burrito Bowl

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Mexican food has been a craving of mine during pregnancy, but eating out at chain restaurants can definitely add up quick – both calorie and sodium wise. For any Mexican cravings, I turned to making my own healthy burrito bowls at home in order to cut the calories of chain Mexican restaurants.The best part about making these Mexican inspired dishes at home is that you can use your imagination and incorporate any type of protein, rice, beans, and toppings that you desire.To make sure I’m getting my serving of healthy fats, I used a little coconut oil when sautéing my […]

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