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Chocolate Oat Lactation Cookies

Chocolate Oat Lactation Cookies

With whole wheat flour, flax seed, and brewer’s yeast, these are perfect for someone who is breastfeeding. Still delicious if you’re not!

Quick Fridge Pickles

Quick Fridge Pickles

It takes just 15 minutes (and a little bit of time marinating in the fridge) to make some delicious pickles. Perfect for burgers – or just a healthy snack.

Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Soup

Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Soup

Roasted butternut squash and sweet potato combine with tomato paste, curry, and a hint of red wine to make a deep, flavorful soup that warms the soul.

Diner-style Home Fries

Diner-style Home Fries

They take a little bit of work, but home fries are such a delicious start to any weekend morning. The onions and paprika really give these that diner flavor.

Cumin & Lime Chickpea Salad

Cumin & Lime Chickpea Salad

A quick, cheap chickpea (garbanzo bean) salad with onion, lime juice, cumin, and garlic. Great in winter with a warm soup, or in summer with grilled food!

Berry Oat Protein Breakfast Bars

Berry Oat Protein Breakfast Bars

Oats, berries, and cottage cheese combine to make a tasty, moist breakfast bar that’s packed with a bit of extra protein. Keeps you full until lunch!

Simple Lemon Garlic Spinach

Simple Lemon Garlic Spinach

Quick sauteed spinach is a great side for so many different meals. A squeeze of lemon provides a lovely bright balance to the slight bitterness of spinach.

Cold Brew Coffee: The Golden Ratio

Cold Brew Coffee: The Golden Ratio

Looking for the perfect ratio of coffee:water for delicious, smooth cold brew coffee? Look no further, because I’ve found it!

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

Roasting asparagus in the oven gives it a deep flavor and a crunchy-yet-tender texture. It’s my favorite way to prepare asparagus and goes with any meal.

Aldi: Specially Selected Pumpkin and Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

Aldi: Specially Selected Pumpkin and Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

Pumpkin? Squash? Pasta sauce? Sounds like a weird combination, but it’s actually quite delicious.