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Christmas Tree Dip

This Christmas Tree Dip is a party headliner. Layers of scrumptious, bold Mediterranean flavors make it addictive … and its cute holiday “tree” shape makes it the centerpiece of any buffet. But, luckily, it’s quick and easy to whip up. (We’re talking 10 minutes here – seriously!) So, you definitely won’t mind when everyone requests that you make it year after year!

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Mint Chocolate Fudge (Christmas Fudge)

This super-easy Mint Chocolate Fudge will definitely put the holly-jolly in your holidays. It’s deeply chocolate-y, with a kiss of festive mint. And, it’s all prettied-up with an optional {but highly recommended} decorative swirl. Sensational for Christmas … but trust me on this … you’ll want to try my hack for keeping a little stockpile of “freezer fudge” for chocolate emergencies all year long, too!

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Cranberry Salsa

This unique, festive Cranberry Salsa slashes the amount of sugar many other recipes use to tame the tart cranberries. Instead, succulent pineapple adds an ingenious, sweet counterpoint and a tropical, salsa-y flair. So quick and easy – a perfect, guilt-free holiday appetizer!

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries, Pecans and Hot Honey

Love ordering Roasted Brussel Sprouts in restaurants? Luckily, they’re super easy to make at home, too! I’ve got simple tips to make sure yours roast up beautifully, every time. And then, the simple addition of cranberries, pecans, and a drizzle of sweet-and-spicy honey will make your perfectly oven roasted Brussels sprouts … totally irresistible!

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Sauteed Cabbage with Brown Butter and Walnuts

This 3-ingredient Sautéed Cabbage recipe is truly special, mingled with lusciously rich browned butter and crunchy walnuts. It’s super fast and easy, too, since the cabbage is cooked very quickly, to ensure it stays lively and fresh-tasting. Great for everyday dinners, yet memorable enough for holidays!

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Oven Roasted Vegetables Medley

This gorgeous, colorful mixture of Oven Roasted Vegetables has plenty of choices to satisfy everyone at the table. So simple to make, but bursting with flavor. The perfect side dish for practically any meal, any time of year!

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Apple Overnight Oats

These Apple Overnight Oats are bursting with yummy layers of flavor from sweet-tart cranberries, juicy apples, and cozy notes of vanilla and cinnamon! Plus, the whole grain oats are boosted with extra protein from creamy Greek yogurt and crunchy nuts. This deliciously easy, hearty power breakfast takes just 10 minutes to prep … and is ready whenever you are!

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Peanut Butter Energy Balls

These delicious no-bake Peanut Butter Energy Balls (aka Quick and Healthy Snack Bites) are loaded with nutrition to keep you powered up and energized – filled with lots of whole grains, fiber and protein! They’re quick and easy to make, and freezable, too. A healthy snack your family will love, and you’ll feel absolutely terrific about giving them!

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Blistered Shishito Peppers Recipe

Blistered Shishito Peppers are a headliner on restaurant appetizer menus these days, but they’re actually super easy to make at home! You basically need 1 ingredient and about 10 minutes – that’s it! Always a splashy, attention-grabbing appetizer … and great as a side dish, too.

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How to Cook Corn on the Cob on the Grill

Grilling corn is easy … and the results are so delicious! We’ve got tips for different methods, plus ideas for what to do with your corn (besides just serving it as “typical” corn on the cob)!

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Tomato and Onion Salad with Peppers

~ This super EASY Tomato and Onion Salad gets an extra boost of flavor from vibrant, crunchy peppers. It’s a signature summer recipe from one of the very best cooks I’ve ever known – my Oma! And, it only takes 5 minutes to make! ~

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Chia Pudding Recipes

~ These chia pudding recipes will definitely inspire you with their creative flavors … so many unique ideas! And of course, they’re all nutritious and easy to make ahead for busy days. Perfect meal prep solutions for power breakfasts, energizing snacks, or decadent (but guilt-free) desserts! ~

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