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Thai Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Well, I’ve had this soup on my bucket list for awhile now, and I finally broke down and made it.   Butternut squash is kind of a tough squash to work with. Make sure to have a really sharp knife. I just cut mine down the middle, scooped out the insides, and used a vegetable peeler…

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Thai Curried Butternut Squash Soup

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Well, I’ve had this soup on my bucket list for awhile now, and I finally broke down and made it.   Butternut squash is kind of a tough squash to work with. Make sure to have a really sharp knife. I just cut mine down the middle, scooped out the insides, and used a vegetable peeler…

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Peppermint Oreo Icebox Cake

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Remember the Oreo Icebox Cake that I made? I took that same concept and made a Peppermint Oreo version. Have you tried the peppermint Oreos yet? Mmm think those are my favorite oreos ever. I’ve been looking for the candy cane ones and can only seem to fine minis. Then Trader Joe’s has the Candy…

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Spicy Huevos Rancheros

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This was a nice change, rather than my usual hash brown, eggs, and bacon stacks. A crisp corn tortilla, sprayed and baked in the oven instead of frying. Black beans with cumin, and chili powder and then the whole shebang is topped off with a fried egg. Super yummy with some tomato, avocado, and cilantro…

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EggNog Cookies

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This weekend,  I was in a Holiday baking mood. Everybody is making Thanksgiving sides and dishes, but I just want to go straight to the part where we make Christmas cookies and baked goods for friends and family.   These cookies were so good, I had to stop myself from eating them and drinking a whole…

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Baked Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar and Butter

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Baked Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar and Butter is my favorite way to have squash. The squash gets baked in an oven until it’s fork tender, and a brown sugar maple butter gets smeared all over the squash.  Then you bake the squash in the oven for about an hour at 400 degrees. When you…

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Peanut Butter Brownie Cheesecake

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And this is why I can’t lose weight. Just kidding. I have this obsession with making desserts. My secret to losing weight while eating luscious desserts like this is to 1. Share them whenever possible or 2. Only take little bites of it at a time. Like one or two bites a day. Then go…

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