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Paleo Cranberry Flax Stuffing with a Grain-free Bread Recipe

Paleo Cranberry Flax Stuffing with a Grain-free Bread Recipe

Christmas is a week away (as if you need a reminder) and you need a new stuffing recipe. Yes, you do. If you’re like most of the folks out there, including myself, you’ve done the same thing year after year, relied on the same recipes for the holidays… it’s time to spice things up!

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3 Ingredient Chocolate Turtles

3 Ingredient Chocolate Turtles

My Dad’s love for the caramel filled, pecan bottom, chocolate covered treat, otherwise known as the Nestlé Turtle, runs deep. Not as deep as his love for jujubes, but pretty close. It’s tradition that Dad get a box of Turtles every single Christmas. It’s been that way for as long as I can remember. Even…

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Saturday Scenes: Family is Everything

Saturday Scenes: Family is Everything

Spending this last week and a half with my family has easily been the best Christmas present I’ve received this year. Heck, maybe even the best ever. Even better than the year Santa brought me a Dear Diary. Even better than my tamagotchi. Common, you had one too, right? The elves worked some magic that year,…

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Vegan + Gluten-free Twix Bars 2.0 (nut-free)

Vegan + Gluten-free Twix Bars 2.0 (nut-free)

I have a weak spot for DIY chocolate bars. Given the popularity of the no bake homemade Twix bars I made for Halloween, I’d say that you all do too! The no bake version was made with a no bake cookie base, sunflower butter and medjool date caramel and allergen-free chocolate, but wasn’t safe for…

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Hot Apple Cider with Superfood Power!

Hot Apple Cider with Superfood Power!

I’m a Rocky Mountains girl through and through. The peaks draw me in with their magic, captivate me with their beauty and pull on my heart strings. I feel more at home in the shadow of a mountain than I do anywhere else in the world. When it came to decide where Mom, Dad, Christina…

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Grain-free Christmas: Butter Tarts and Cinnamon Stars

Grain-free Christmas: Butter Tarts and Cinnamon Stars

I love hearing Kevin talk about his childhood in Germany, especially the memories he has of Christmas. The traditions his family created during the holidays are so different from my own. The Christmas markets that one could visit for hours, visits from Christkind, children being kept from seeing the Christmas tree until the very last…

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No bake Vegan Cranberry Cheesecake Squares

No bake Vegan Cranberry Cheesecake Squares

We made vegan cream cheese and now we’re going to do something awesome with it. Are you ready? It’s one of my favorite dairy-free recipes to date! You’re going to start by making a walnut-based crust. It’s just four ingredients, none of which are dried fruit. As much as I love the no bake crusts…

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

I’m so happy to have shared much excitement, joy, adventures, and cake with you all this year. May your holiday season be filled with love, acceptance, and celebration. <3 Leanne  

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Everything Christmas: Last Minute Crafts + Recipes

Everything Christmas: Last Minute Crafts + Recipes

I couldn’t go without sharing some of the festive crafts and recipes that I’ve been collecting over the past few months. That, and we got to the airport way too early this morning which has left me with plenty of time to dream of Christmas feasts and crafting parties. Is there such a thing as…

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Homemade Gifts: Pumpkin Ginger Spice and Energizing Pumpkin Foot Scrubs

Homemade Gifts: Pumpkin Ginger Spice and Energizing Pumpkin Foot Scrubs

Treat yourself or your loved ones to an at-home winter pedicure. This scrub smells so delicious, you’ll have to control yourself from not snacking on it! Plus, steps on saving money during the holidays by making homemade gifts, below. I was confident that leaving for vacation the week before Christmas would help me avoid the…

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