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Pizza Crust Croutons

  Crust, for me, is something that has to be perfect. Not too thick, not too thin, not too crunchy, not too soft. I found myself not eating the crust of many pizza slices, and I said to myself that it was really such a waste, so I decided to make something out of them. Croutons!… Read more »

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Pumpkin Latte

Whenever pumpkin season rolls around the corner, we always get into pumpkin mode. What is pumpkin mode? Pumpkin mode= an irresistible urge to have everything pumpkin, and to experiment with pumpkin. You are probably thinking that having pumping gets old. Well, it’s doesn’t, it’s a treat enjoying all these pumpkin delights. Now, we usually make soups,… Read more »

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Feta Tomato Onion Tartlets

Have you ever had savory tartlets before? Well these are the best ever! They have rosemary, feta, tomatoes, and onions! They are the perfect appetizer bites and mini treats! This is what you need to make them: 1 sweet onion 5 medium-sized tomatoes (campari are good) 1 Tablespoon fresh rosemary, de-stemmed and cut into small… Read more »

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Personal Valentine Chocolate Treats

  Every year kids make valentine’s to give to their teachers or friends. This year maybe give something a little different.  We love making delicious cakes and brownies and putting our own powdered sugar “cut-out” messages and designs on them. We like to sometimes put joke messages on the cakes too like we did for our dad. (See the… Read more »

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Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

I was in the mood for something sweet and salty for dinner. I love butternut squash and coconut milk and caramelized onion so I combined these for a really yummy pasta sauce that had just the right amount of sweet and savory and a tiny bit of spiciness from a dash of red pepper flakes.  We enjoyed the sauce… Read more »

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Creamy Salsa #2 (with a secret ingredient!)

My first creamy salsa used avocado and my second creamy salsa uses my secret ingredient of raw cashews to make it creamy. It is simple and delicious. Wanting creamy salsa, but not having avocado I asked my mom if I could use cashews because we make a creamy sauce using cashews so I thought it… Read more »

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Beet Ravioli/Guest Post by Cricket Allen

Hi Everyone, I am Emily and Lyla’s mom, otherwise known as Cricket. I am “guest” posting today to share my recipe for beet ravioli. The ravioli is actually thinly sliced beets rather than pasta. If you are a beet lover, like we are, you will love this. This recipe was inspired by a chef the… Read more »

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Lyla’s Creamy Tomatillo Salsa

My creamy salsa recipe is quick, simple, really tasty and healthy. Tomatillos are kind of like tomatoes and have a little shell on them like a husk cherry does. They are really delicious in salsa. In normal salsa I can never scoop it up, so to my tomatillo salsa I added avocado. I did that to… Read more »

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Emily and Lyla’s 8 Great Reasons to Eat Kale

Here are our 8 Great Reasons to eat kale! 1) Tastes good (we especially like our chips) 2) Keeps you strong and fit because kale has a ton of iron. 3) Makes your hair healthy and shiny and strong because it a has tons of vitamin A and C. Very good in summer especially if you swim a lot. 4)… Read more »

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SUJA Berry Goodness Coconut Almond Quinoa “Cereal”

Our parents make this mix almost every morning and we just tried it with SUJA Organic Berry Goodness Essentials and we all loved it. Usually they use almond milk for the liquid part but we all agreed it’s much better with SUJA’s Berry Goodness.  It is gluten free, vegan, full of protein and VERY filling. We like to… Read more »