Cottage Cheese Pancakes

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Winter Storm Jonas made me kind of jealous. We haven't had a blizzard like that here in YEARS. The most it has snowed in  ND was for only a day and I believe it was at around 5 inches total. Although, if you want to learn how to drive in the Winter time, just come up to North Dakota or Minnesota and we can teach you. We aren't afraid to go out on snow covered roads. My only Winter driving advice is to always travel at least 10 to 15 feet behind another car  just in case you have to slam on the b ...

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Peanut Butter Apple Nachos

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This is my favorite new way to eat apples and it will be your favorite too! Melt some peanut butter in the microwave. I melted about a tablespoon of peanut butter in the microwave for about a minute. The peanut butter becomes melted and is now drizzleable. Is that even a word? Drizzleable?  Use a mandoline to thinly  slice the apples. You can use a knife, but it would be a lot harder to get them all the right size. In another bowl, melt some semi sweet chocolate chips and drizzle that over th ...

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Pumpkin Cannoli Dip

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Is anybody sick of pumpkin yet? It's everywhere! I surf a lot of food blogs and that is all I see.  That is ok, because pumpkin is a magical vegetable and tastes good in just about anything that is baked. I have yet to find a savory pumpkin dish that I like. I've tried a few pasta recipes with pumpkin in it, and did not like it at all. If anybody has any they are willing to share please feel free to do so. This post was inspired by Buzzfeed. I saw their article for ricotta cheese recipes ...

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2 Point Watermelon Margaritas

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This has been the perfect birthday weekend! It kicked off Friday night at a friend's house watching the movie Frozen. I finally got to see what all the hooplah was about, and  I liked that movie a lot. On Saturday, I got together with a bunch of friends and family and played Bingo at Lucky 13's. We didn't win anything, but quite a few of us were close. I'm surprised I was able to still play Bingo, considering the fact, that I had a huge punch bowl. I ended up getting some awesome presents too. ...

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Caramel Apple Salad

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Caramel apple salad is a light and refreshing Fall treat to make when apples are at their peak. You will never believe this Caramel Apple Salad is only 2 Points Plus on Weight Watcher's! Will I ever get to see the Northern Lights again? The last time I saw them was in college after an orchestra rehearsal and everybody was outside gawking at the Northern Lights. Since I've become an astronomy nerd(I like taking pictures of the night sky), I've been obsessed with getting a good picture of them. ...

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Cinnamon Applesauce Pancakes

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We had breakfast for dinner last night. Cinnamon Applesauce Pancakes and Maple Sausage. Ben and I both really liked these pancakes. Ben liked them because they didn't have any dairy in it. He's lactose intolerant but will eventually every now and then enjoy some ice cream and  pizza. I liked these because the cinnamon and applesauce reminded me of Fall. Then I wanted to start baking last night. I was thinking of pumpkin bread, pumpkin pancakes, everything with pumpkin. That season can not get ...

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Weight Watchers Key Lime Pie

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Weight Watcher's Key Lime Pie is a light, frozen dessert best served in the Summer at a Barbeque when it's 90 degrees outside. There is no baking required either. I love simple pie recipes like this. It takes less than 10 minutes to make especially if you buy one of those pre-made graham cracker crusts at the store. I was so happy to find the lower fat graham cracker pie crust.You could do so many different flavor combinations with this pie. Just think of all the light yogurt's that Yo-Plait ...

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Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pulled Pork

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I woke up on Sunday and was craving some pulled pork. Our smoker was in the patio and it sucks to drag it outside so I was lazy and decided to just throw it in the crock pot. I even had every ingredient to make this too. It calls for only 3 things. Canned pineapple, a red onion, and a cup of barbeque sauce. Canned pineapple is one of those pantry staples I like to keep on hand all the time a long with barbeque sauce. So, I've been seeing recipes everywhere that call for King's Hawaiian Rolls. ...

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