Slow Cooker Thick and Chunky Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Thick and Chunky Beef Stew Ingredients 1 pound lean chuck beef, cut into cubes 1/4 cup flour, (non-grain based flour for Whole30 plan) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 stalks celery, cut into slices 3 large carrots, sliced into thick rounds 1/2 cup shelled snap peas 2 medium […]

Apple Cider Cupcakes and Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream

Apple Cider Cupcakes and Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream Ingredients Cupcakes: 2 eggs 1⅔ cup all purpose flour 1 cup apple cider ⅔ cup sugar ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla Frosting: 1 cup softened butter 3 cup […]

One-Pot Tomato and Basil Tortellini Soup

One-Pot Tomato and Basil Tortellini Soup Ingredients ½ white onion, diced 1 medium carrot, peeled and finely diced 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped 5 cups fat-free chicken stock ½ cup skim milk ¾ cup fat-free half & half 1 jar Ragu Traditional Pasta Sauce 14.5 ounce […]

Pumpkin Cookies with Brown Butter Icing

Pumpkin Cookies with Brown Butter Icing Ingredients Cookies: 1/2 c. butter softened 3/4 c. white sugar 3/4 c. packed brown sugar 1 c. canned pumpkin puree 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 2 1/2 c. flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1/4 tsp. clove 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice Icing: 3 c. powdered sugar 1/2 c. unsalted butter 1/4 c. milk 2 tsp. vanilla Instructions Cookies: In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and […]

Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Ganache Ingredients FOR THE CAKE: DOUBLE IF MAKING TWO BUNDTS  1 cup canned pumpkin puree  1/3 cup sugar  3/4 cup brown sugar  1/2 cup applesauce  2 eggs  1 cup flour  1 tsp baking powder  1 tsp baking soda  1/2 tsp salt  2 tsp cinnamon  1/2 tsp […]

Witch Brooms

Witch Brooms INGREDIENTS  1 box brownie mix — (Family Size), plus ingredients listed to make the brownies  Brownie Pop Pan — (Wilton)  Chocolate candy melts — (or chocolate chips)  Peanut butter candy melts — (or peanut butter chips)  24 lollipop sticks or long pretzel sticks INSTRUCTIONS 1. Mix brownies according to package directions. Spray your brownie […]