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9 Heartwarming Fall Soups

Once the first day of fall hits, all I want to do is bust out my slow cooker and fill my home with the smells of homemade soups. Creamy squash soups or hearty meat soups, there’s nothing that won’t hit the spot on a cool, blistery fall day.

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These tasty fall soups have a little something for everyone…best of all, you can add or subtract ingredients as needed. A healthy and no-stress meal that will appease the whole family, these tasty fall soups are all you need to get in the spirit of the season.

9 Heartwarming Fall Soups

Beef Barley Soup

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Creamy Autumn Squash Soup

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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

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Vegetable Soup

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Curry Corn Chowder

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Butternut Squash Soup

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Lasagna Soup

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Tortellini Soup

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Chicken and Dumplings Soup

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12 Sexy Cinnamon Recipes

Nothing gets me in the mood for fall like a whiff of a cinnamon treat baking in the oven. Whether it’s cookies or a coffee cake, anything is made instantly better with a dash of cinnamon!

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Get in the spirit of the season with these 12 sexy cinnamon recipes, great for filling your home with amazing autumn aromas.

12 Sexy Cinnamon Recipes

Apple Butter Cinnamon Rugelach

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Baked Apple Cider Donuts

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Easy Cinnamon Apple Crisp

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Best Ever Cinnamon Rolls

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Cinnamon Apple Chips

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Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding

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Cinnamon Leche

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Apple and Cinnamon Tray Bake

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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

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Cinnamon Swirl Almond Bread

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Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites

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12 Lattes Worth Making this Morning

As if we needed another reason to love fall, the cool crisp weather is perfect for indulging in all kinds of delicious lattes. Whether you’re holding out for the peppermint mocha latte or you’re all about that basic PSL life, there’s no need to spend your bills on the ‘bucks anymore…craft your own lattes right from the comfort of your own kitchen with these 12 latte recipes worth making this morning!

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12 Lattes Worth Making this Morning

Salted Caramel Latte
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Peanut Butter Cup Latte
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Chai Tea Latte
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Pumpkin Spice Latte
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French Press Latte
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Vanilla Turmeric Latte
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Rose Lavender Honey Latte
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Chamomile Tea Latte
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Chestnut Latte
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Eggnog Latte
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Peppermint Mocha Latte
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Gingerbread Latte
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12 Scent-sational Soaps for Fall

Fill your house (or at least your bathroom) with the scents of fall. With these handmade soap recipes, you can create a fall oasis right in the comfort of your own home.

Combining favorite fall ingredients, like oatmeal, cinnamon, pumpkin spice and coffee, these 12 handmade soaps also make wonderful hostess gifts for Thanksgiving or any other fall family gathering!

12 Scent-sational Soaps for Fall

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  1. DIY Pumpkin Soap
  2. Orange and Comfrey Shey Butter Soap
  3. Melt and Pour Cinnamon Soap
  4. Apple Cinnamon Soap
  5. Easy Pumpkin Spice Soap
  6. Apple Cinnamon Goat’s Milk Soap
  7. Melt and Pour Orange Soap
  8. Melt and Pour Coffee Soap
  9. Green Apple Soap
  10. Honey and Oatmeal Soap
  11. Orange Soap
  12. Oatmeal Raisin Soap

Celebrate creativity every Wednesday with a “Creativi-bee” post, where I share easy craft tutorials, project ideas, and craft collections.

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9 Biscuits Worth Getting Out of Bed For

What makes breakfast better? A biscuit, of course! What makes a biscuit better? Only if someone makes it for you so you can wake up to the smell of biscuits, ami right?

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I love biscuits. They’re so simple (often using just four ingredients) but taste amazing. Use them to make breakfast sandwiches, lunch sandwiches, or even as a dessert (Nutella…that’s all I’m sayin’).

From savory to sweet, these 9 biscuit recipes are sure to make your morning just a little bit better!

9 Biscuits Worth Getting Out of Bed For

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Nutella Biscuits

Sweet Cream Biscuits

Rosemary Garlic Biscuits

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Snickerdoodle Biscuits

Garlic Cheese Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

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Garlic and Parmesan Biscuits

Pumpkin Biscuits

Zucchini Biscuits

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12 Better Breakfast Recipes

Sometimes it’s hard to get a good breakfast when you’re running all over the damn place trying to get ready in the morning. For those of us on the go, a quick cup of coffee and a bagel or a granola bar is about all we can down before we have time to sneak out for lunch.

Well, not any more! September is Better Breakfast Month and, to celebrate, I’ve gathered 12 tasty, easy and delicious breakfast recipes that you can make the morning of, the night before, or the weekend before to be prepped for the whole week.

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Filled with good fats, protein, and a few carbs to give you that boost of energy, here are 12 better breakfast ideas to start trying now.

12 Better Breakfast Recipes

Healthy Mexican Breakfast Salad

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Peanut Butter Toast on a Stick

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Green Morning Smoothie

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Whole Wheat Pancakes

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Healthy Blueberry Muffins

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The Best Vegan Omelette

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Freeze and Go Sausage Roll

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The Best Protein-Packed Donuts

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Chocolate Breakfast Toasts

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Prosciutto Egg Cups

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Superfood Breakfast Granola Bars

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Veggie Omelette Quesadillas

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11 Cauliflower Recipes You’re Gonna Love

My love of cauliflower is a recent development…I actually spent the first 20 years or so of my life never having tasted it. I know, I know…BLAME MY PARENTS! 😉

In the last few years, I’ve actually come to love cauliflower and all the amazing things you can do with it. I’ve had it in mac n’ cheese, as a mashed potato substitute, and just roasted with garlic and salt (YOU GUYS IT’S SO GOOD).

In an effort to eat healthier and cut out unnecessary carbs, I’ve been looking for more cauliflower recipes…and I thought I’d share a few of my faves! From spicy snacks to amazing pasta dishes, here are 11 cauliflower recipes you’re gonna love!

11 Cauliflower Recipes You’re Gonna Love

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  1. Cauliflower Pasta with Tahini Sauce
  2. Cauliflower Rice
  3. Cauliflower Potato Salad
  4. Cauliflower Bread
  5. Baked Cauliflower Bites
  6. Cauliflower Pizza Crust
  7. Cauliflower Tacos
  8. Spicy Roasted Cauliflower
  9. Low Carb Cauliflower Hummus
  10. Cauliflower Tater Tots
  11. Cheesy Cauliflower Fritters

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12 Easy and Delicious Family Dinners

Dinner with the fam is about to get a whole lot easier…

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With these 12 easy and delicious dinner recipes, you can have food on the table and be done cooking in time to catch up on your favorite TV shows. These crowd-pleasers are also great for dinner parties and potlucks.

12 Easy and Delicious Family Dinners

Super Tender Slow Cooker Teriyaki Beef

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Creamy Tuscan Shrimp Linguine

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The Best Baked Pineapple Chicken

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Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Mushroom Cream Sauce

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Beefy Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

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Pan-Seared Salmon with Lemon Garlic Cream Sauce

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Egg Roll in a Bowl

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Chinese Glazed Roast Pork

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Vegetable Soup

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Chicken Cacciatore

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Short Rib Ragu with Pappardelle and Ricotta

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Crispy Baked Ranch Chicken

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18 Classic Recipes that Take Us Back in Time

Love it or hate it, classic vintage recipes are a thing of beauty. Often featuring such wonderful ingredients as SPAM, gelatin, mayo, and Cool Whip, the recipes of the 1950s, 60s and 70s are nothing if not indulgent.

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Though it might be hard to just whip up a spiral ham after work on Tuesday, there are a few classic recipes that deserve a bit of a reboot. Whether they’re genuine crowd-pleasers or recreated with healthier ingredients, these 18 classic recipes give us a taste of simpler, better times…while satisfying our hunger, too!

18 Classic Recipes that Take Us Back in Time

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Liven up breakfast with this twist on an old classic. The Quiche with Zucchini, Feta and Mint is easy and tasty to make, and also makes a great lunch when paired with a salad.

For a decadent dessert, this Black Forest Tart will certainly satisfy a sweet tooth.

Make a warm, filling dinner with this recipe for Meatball Stroganoff. Made with turkey meat, these are slightly healthier than the full-beef version.

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Nothing says vintage recipes like gelatin salads! This recipe for Pineapple Fluff Salad is great for parties…and you can serve it during dinner and dessert.

Take the stress out of making a full Wellington by making these adorable Individual Beef Wellingtons. Perfect for a romantic dinner for two!

The kids are sure to love these Pretzel Woven Hot Dogs! A twist on the popular pigs in a blanket, this pull-apart bread is best served with dipping sauces.

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Chicken Kiev was a staple in most 1950s and 60s homes. A genuine crowd-pleaser, this meal makes a great weeknight dinner.

No Sunday brunch is complete without Eggs Benedict. This twist on a classic uses a healthier sauce, so there’s no added guilt!

Forget making those huge cheese balls that take up a ton of space on your table. Entertain guests with these Individual Cheese Ball Bites. Customize to suit the season!

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Filled with all the heartwarming things you could ask for, this Chicken ala King recipe is the perfect dinner after a cool fall or winter day spent outside.

Traditional baked Alaska doesn’t need much improvement, but this recipe for Brownie Baked Alaska plays up the cake layer by using brownie instead of chocolate cake.

Your tummy will thank you after you make this amazing Beef Burgundy Stew. Served on top of rice or noodles, this is a classic that will never go out of style.

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Chicken Waldorf Salad Bites are a lighter solution to the old stand-by. Serve on slices of apples for added crunch and color.

A party’s not a party without chips and dip! This French Onion Dip was a 1950s classic, but this new version is made a little healthier with yogurt instead of sour cream.

For special occasions, Steak Diane is a great meal that will remind you of the rich and hardy dinners grandma used to make.

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Every 50s housewife knows, Swedish Meatballs are a must at any social gathering. Serve on top of egg noodles or alongside a cup of toothpicks for a mixer.

Many a business meetings happened around plates of wedge salads. This twist on a standard includes bolder flavors, like blackberries and basil, for an updated version that’s sure to please.

Do you fondue? If you’re a product of the 1970s, chances are you have at one point or another! This Chanterelle Mushroom Fondue is great for a party or just a movie night with the fam!

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8 Dinner and Dessert Pairings

On any given weekday, about 90% of my drive home from work is trying to figure out what to make for dinner.

It’s near impossible to find the time to make a tasty home-cooked meal, let alone a dessert to match. However, these tasty dinner and dessert pairings are sure to be crowd-pleasers no matter what the occasion.

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Whether you’re planning a family dinner on Sunday or just a casual meal on Wednesday, these dinner and dessert pairings will give you a new appreciation for food and flavor!

8 Dinner and Dessert Pairings

A delicious Red Wine Braised Short Rib dinner is made even better when followed by a Brownie Truffle with Cream and Raspberry Jam. Red wine is what connects these two together…so make sure you have plenty for drinking with dessert once dinner is done!

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Everyone is going to love this Roasted Garlic and Tomato Fettuccine, but anything made with garlic comes at a stinky price! Combat garlic breathe with a slice of tasty Classic Apple Pie. Apples help combat stinky breathe, especially of the garlic variety!

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If you’re looking for something a little healthier, try this Chipotle Chicken Salad. It’s a great summer go-to and a quick dinner for weeknight planning. Finish your meal off with a slice of Lemon Pudding Bundt Cake, perfect for giving you a taste of something sweet without the guilt.

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This all-American meal of Crispy Baked BBQ Chicken deserves a sweet surrender to another classic, Peach Shortcake. Best of all, the dessert is gluten free!

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A splash of honey helps combine this tasty dinner and dessert combo. Delicious Honey Mustard Broiled Salmon is finished with a helping (or two!) of Peach Toasts with Honey-Whipped Ricotta. This is a tasty summer meal that’s great for company.

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These Cheesy Spinach Lasagna Rolls make a great family dinner. They cook up quickly and are a fun alternative to traditional lasagna. Finish things off with another Italian classic, Berry-Misu!

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Take a trip to India with this tasty Mixed Vegetable Curry (you can even add meat if you want). Then cool it down with a sweet Strawberry Lassi Smoothie, great if your dinner was a little on the spicy side.

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Drizzle your Flat Iron Steak with a tasty basil aioli. Great for putting on tacos or just serving as is, this steak is a crowd-pleasing dinner no matter what the occasion. Ironically, strawberries compliment basil quite nicely, making these Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches the perfect finish to this meal.

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