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Cranberry Turkey Monte Cristo (a yummy way to use Thanksgiving leftovers)

By April Swiger, Contributing Writer This sandwich is a perfect way to use up your Thanksgiving day leftovers. The sweet flavor of French toast and cranberry sauce is coupled with savory melted cheese and leftover turkey slices. You can easily make this dairy free by omitting the cheese, and switching out the milk for coconut… 

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How to make mashed potatoes in a slow cooker (including dairy free options)

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes (Dairy Free Tested!)

These creamy mashed potatoes are so easy to make, and take one thing off of your stovetop! Plus, dairy free friends, be glad, they worked so well when made without cream of milk. This Thanksgiving, I am trying to make as much as I can beforehand so that I am not running around like crazy… 

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Good Eats and Good Reads 11/22

It’s a rainy, blustery day as we meet the weekend over here. A perfect day for reading through missed good reads, enjoying good eats and starting to look at Christmas gifts for my family! (I am planning on shopping mostly online this year). This is a fun feature I plan on bringing to you all… 

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Grain Free Caramel Apple Tart

Grain Free Caramel Apple Tart

This tart has a lovely shortbread crust, and a sweet apple filling made all the better with dairy free caramel sauce. Sweetened lightly with coconut sugar, this healthier treat was a real win in this household! You don’t have to have any food allergies to enjoy this, but it is to grain free and gluten… 

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Rich roasted bone broth - a delicious way to add flavor and nutrition to meals!

Rich Roasted Bone Broth (My version of “Hearth” Broth)

This flavorful and rich broth is beautiful and perfect to make this time of year because it has a little secret to it’s robust flavor – turkey. But that’s not all! This broth also features beef bones and chicken, and that trio makes a very delicious and full flavored broth that can stand up to… 

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Pennywise Platter Thursday 11/20

(So sorry to have missed Pennywise last week! We were having technical issues, and I wasn’t able to get back on to post on my site until late Friday night). It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves… 

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Soaked Pumpkin Pancakes with Apple Cider Syrup

By Katie Mae Stanley, Contributing Writer Warm autumn spices and moist pumpkin puree enrich pancake batter to make the perfect fall breakfast – pumpkin pancakes (For regular soaked whole wheat pancakes see this recipe: Fluffy Whole Wheat Pancakes). To seal the deal they are drizzled with a delicious apple cider syrup. It’s all of the best… 

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