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FRENCH MACARONS

FRENCH MACARONS

Learn how to create homemade French macarons that are both stunningly beautiful and surprisingly affordable with this easy-to-follow recipe.

ROASTED ACORN SQUASH

ROASTED ACORN SQUASH

Indulge in the flavors of fall with our simple roasted acorn squash recipe. Enjoy tender, buttery squash with a crispy edge, perfectly seasoned for an autumn delight.

MEDITERRANEAN CHICKPEA DIP

MEDITERRANEAN CHICKPEA DIP

Discover the perfect snacking solution for busy hungry people – the Mediterranean Chickpea Dip! This creamy and exotic dip, packed with the goodness of garbanzo beans, garlic, and olive oil, is a delightful way to sneak in more veggies.

SIMPLE POLENTA

SIMPLE POLENTA

Here’s the recipe for the simplest polenta. It’s made with salted water and a bit of butter. Made this way it’s about 20 cents per one cup serving. It doesn’t get much more frugal and fabulous than that!

BACON LOLLIPOPS ALA DIVA

BACON LOLLIPOPS ALA DIVA

Grilled appetizer kabob that’s sweet, savory, smoky, crunchy, chewy and addictive. It’s all the things!  Perfect for your next BBQ!

TEQUILA WATERMELON AGUA FRESCA

TEQUILA WATERMELON AGUA FRESCA

Here’s how to make a refreshing cocktail with Watermelon Agua Fresca.

WATERMELON AGUA FRESCA

WATERMELON AGUA FRESCA

Easy, delicious and inexpensive. Agua Fresca is a great drink to make for a crowd. Perfect any day of the year but especially great for Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

CUCUMBER LIME AGUA FRESCA

Is there a more refreshing beverage? I think not!

ELOTES – MEXICAN STREET CORN

ELOTES – MEXICAN STREET CORN

The best easy (and cheap!) recipe for Mexican corn on the cob that’s crazy delicious and totally addictive. Perfect for your next BBQ or Cinco de Mayo. Make extra because people can’t get enough of this amazing dish!

Easy Coconut Macaroons

Easy Coconut Macaroons

Crunchy, chewy coconutty macaroons are so easy to make! Perfect for Easter, Passover ,Christmas, or any day.  Only 5ingredients, meet your new favorite cookie!

DARK CHOCOLATE CHERRY AND ALMOND BREAKFAST COOKIES

DARK CHOCOLATE CHERRY AND ALMOND BREAKFAST COOKIES

Cookies for breakfast? YES! Make these protein packed breakfast cookies filled with healthy oatmeal, nuts and dried fruit. This easy, versatile recipe can make dark chocolate, almond and cherry cookies or your favorite flavor combination.

FAUX-TAYTOES

FAUX-TAYTOES

This delicious mash substitutes for potatoes with less calories and fewer carbs.  No peeling necessary! Bring on the gravy!