Monthly Archives: October 2012

Pumpkin Pancakes

2 cups pancake mix 1/2 c. pumpkin puree 1/2 t. ground cinnamon 1/2 t. ground nutmeg 1/4 t. ground cloves 1 1/2 c. water Mix the pumpkin puree with the cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves till well combined. In another bowl … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fall Soups

As soon as that first cold snap hits, I start thinking that a nice, hot soup would be a great idea for dinner.  Luckily, my family is thinking the same thing as me so I get to make whatever soups I want … Continue reading

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Decadent Choclate Torte

Torte: 12 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped 3/4 c. butter, cut into pieces 6 large eggs, separated 12 T. sugar 2 t. vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees farenheit.  Butter a 9 in springform pan and line with buttered parchment … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup

1 whole split breast, bone-in, skin-on (two halves) olive oil kosher salt ground black pepper 2 quarts chicken stock 1 chopped onion 1 c. diced celery 1 c. diced carrots 3 c. wide egg noodles 1 bay leaf 1 T. … Continue reading

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Fall Cabbage Soup

1.25 lbs. ground turkey 1 medium chopped onion 1 c. celery 2 chopped carrots 1/2 head chopped cabbage 1  (28oz) can tomato sauce 1 (28oz) can diced tomatoes 4 T. chili powder 1 T. cumin 2 t. crushed garlic 2 … Continue reading

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Ginger Molasses Cookies

1 c. packed brown sugar 3/4 c. canola oil 1/2 c. molasses 1 egg 3 c. all purpose flour 2 t. baking soda 2 t. ground ginger 2 t. ground cinnamon 1 t. cloves Demara sugar for rolling. Preheat oven … Continue reading

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Tropical Creamsicle Smoothie

1 c. frozen mango 1/4 c. frozen pineapple 1/2 banana 1 c. orange juice 1 scoop Visalus Sweet Cream flavor protein powder (if you don’t have the Visalus, just add 2 T. vanilla yogurt) Blend all ingredients in a blender … Continue reading

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Berry Berry Smoothie

1 1/2c. frozen berries (strawberry, raspberry, blueberry) 2 T. vanilla yogurt 1/2 banana 3/4 c. milk Blend all ingredients in a blender till smooth. I like to use the Magic Bullet.  It cleans up easier than a traditional blender and … Continue reading

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Creamy Broccoli Soup with Beechers Flagship Cheese

12 oz. broccoli florets 2 T. butter 1 onion chopped 1 leek, white part only, chopped 1 small yukon gold potato, peeled and diced 2 1/2 c. chicken stock 1 1/4 c. milk 3 T. heavy cream 4 oz. Beechers … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Molasses Tart

Crust 1 1/2 c. all purpose flour 1/4 t. salt 1/2 c. plus 2 T. butter, room temperature 1/4 c. sugar 1 large egg yolk 1/2 t. vanilla extract Filling 2 large eggs 1/2 c. packed brown sugar 2 T. … Continue reading

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