Creamy Red Lentils

Red lentils are amazing. They are quick to cook and are full of nutrients. This recipe is quick to make and is kid-friendly. We usually add in a little spice afterward to ours, so feel free to do the same.

You can serving the lentils by themselves, over rice, or as a side dish. I just love them plain served with some warm naan.  For additional nutrition, you could add in a handful of spinach or kale during the last few minutes of cooking.

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Roasted Vegetable and Cranberry Wild Rice

I can’t believe it’s been a month since I wrote my last post. We have been so busy with company and spending time with the family that I haven’t been able to create some new recipes. However, I was able to test out many of my recipes with my family over the holidays, such as this recipe and the following recipes:

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The wild rice dish recipe we came up with was an alternative to stuffing that we served for xmas. I cooked up the rice and made the dressing ahead of time, so it was an easy side dish to pull together on Christmas. You can serve it warm or cold. You can also add in whatever vegetables/fruit you have on hand. I even used goji berries one time!
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No Bake Gingerbread Cake Balls

These are a soft, healthier, no-bake version of a gingerbread cookie, with a touch of cocoa because I love anything with chocolate.

You can adjust the spices to your taste. My husband loves lots of ginger, so he kept wanted me to add more!  These are super quick to whip up too.

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Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cups

Around here we love our treats and we love love Halloween, so that can be a dangerous combo. So, we were in need of (slightly) healthier candy options around this house. I was going to make some peanut butter cups because who doesn’t like peanut butter cups..but then I was reminiscing of those chocolate covered marshmallow pumpkins.  I thought, could they work together? Yes, yes they can!

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