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A cheese ball that looks like a pine cone! This will be a hit at your party. Using rosemary sprigs and cinnamon honey roasted almonds.

Pine Cone Cheese Ball

A cheese ball that looks like a pine cone! This appetizer will be a hit at your party. Using rosemary sprigs and cinnamon honey roasted almonds. Remember those honey cinnamon roasted almonds I made? It was for this cheese ball. I saw the idea of a pine cone shaped cheese ball years ago, and I …

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cinnamon honey roasted almonds

Honey Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

Honey and cinnamon roasted almonds are an easy healthy snack to make from plain almonds. Top them on salads, cheese balls, or eat them on their own! I bought a bag of plain whole almonds from Trader Joe’s recently for a cheese ball recipe test. I wasn’t super thrilled with the unsalted, normal version so …

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Spinach Chickpea Salad - a bowl of deliciousness! Protein, veggies, fruit, seeds, and nuts = flavor that will make you say goodbye to your normal boring salad.

Spinach Chickpea Salad

Spinach Chickpea Salad – a bowl of deliciousness!  Protein, veggies, fruit, seeds, and nuts = flavor that will make you say goodbye to your normal boring salad. I have made this salad at least 20 times in the past couple months. Coming from a girl who didn’t like salads until a few years ago, that’s …

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Apple cookies are a fun way to get your apple a day! Load up slices of apple with your favorite toppings for a sweet, satisfying, guilt-free snack!

Apple cookies

Apple cookies are a fun way to get your apple a day! Load up slices of apple with your favorite toppings for a sweet, satisfying, guilt-free snack! Continuing on with my easy apple snacks (can you tell I bought a lot of apples??), we’re here to talk about apple cookies. I saw the idea on the blog …

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Basil spinach almond pesto. Don't have pine nuts? No problem! @trialandeater

Basil spinach almond pesto

(Vegan) Basil spinach almond pesto. Don’t have pine nuts? Or parmesan? No problem! You can still make a basil pesto spread, no cheese or pine nuts required! Part 1 of my “make everything from scratch” meal was making homemade puff pastry. Part two… pesto! I’ll admit I never made pesto from scratch before, so when I realized …

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Spinach salad with apple, feta, dried cranberries and honey almonds. Inspired by the Enlightened Spinach Salad from Mellow Mushroom. Paired with my honey poppyseed dressing, you'll never want to make any different kind of salad again.

Spinach apple salad

Spinach apple salad with feta, dried cranberries and honey almonds. Inspired by the Enlightened Spinach Salad from Mellow Mushroom. Paired with my honey poppyseed dressing, this will be your new favorite salad! Meet my new favorite salad. I just said that about my new favorite dressing, but I just can’t get enough of these two …

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