Simple Hummus Recipes: Four dips your crackers will be begging for

Hummus is a great staple item to keep around the house. It makes for easy snacks, is a substitute for mayonnaise on sandwiches, and can also make a hearty salad. Once you have the basic recipe, you can add a variety of flavors such as extra garlic, roasted red peppers, basil pesto, cilantro-avocado, frozen spinach and […]

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Cranberry Sauce with Orange Scent

When it comes to the Thanksgiving table, foods can tend to get rather heavy. Cranberry sauce is a quick, easy dish that provides a tart bite that cuts through the heavy gravies, potatoes, and any meat on the table. Serve this side alongside your mains this holiday to lighten up the main dish.  I adapted this […]

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Confused About Essential Oils?

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Shortbread Cookies

Enjoy these classic shortbread cookies at your next holiday gathering. Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour Pinch salt Instructions Preheat oven to 350° F. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add flour and salt and continue mixing […]

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Blueberry Pear Pâté de Fruits

Ingredients 2 pounds Anjou pears 1 pound frozen blueberries 4 cups sugar, divided ½ cup water 6 Tablespoons pectin 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice Instructions Line an 8-inch square pan with aluminum foil. Wash, peel, core, and slice pears in half. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, stir together pears, blueberries, two cups of sugar, […]

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