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Frosted Maple Pear Blondies recipe - www.platingpixels.com 4

Frosted Maple Pear Blondies

Frosted Maple Pear Blondies make an easy holiday dessert. Moist and chewy maple blondie base mixed with caramelized pears. Topped with a cinnamon cream cheese buttercream frosting. Sometimes life, especially during the holiday season, can get busy and overwhelming. Or maybe your day didn’t go too well. I’ve certainly had both of those feeling recently. Luckily there’s at least two...

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Olives from Spain (SF Great Match event)

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the press portion of Spain’s Great Match, at the Metreon in San Francisco. It featured over 200 wines from Spain, in the form of tasting seminars and walk-around tastings. Everything from Tempranillo, Malaga, Crianza, Bierzo and Verdejo. It was a wonderful chance to experience and learn about a whole new world of wines...

Creamy Blue Cheese Puff Pastry Squares recipe - www.platingpixels.com 5

Creamy Blue Cheese Puff Pastry Squares

Easy party or holiday appetizer with Creamy Blue Cheese Puff Pastry Squares. Cream cheese, blue cheese, green onion and parsley create a unique, cheesey topping over flaky puff pastry crust. When hosting a holiday or family party, you want appetizers that impress your guests and are easy to serve. These Creamy Blue Cheese Puff Pastry Squares do that and so...

DIY Hot Chocolate Mix-ins (Homemade hot chocolate recipe) - www.platingpixels.com 4

DIY Hot Chocolate Mix-ins (Homemade hot chocolate)

Fun DIY Hot Chocolate Mix-ins with simple homemade hot chocolate this holiday season. Creamy hot chocolate made with milk, cocoa powder and sugar. Serve with flavor mix-ins and pair with chocolatey biscuits. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TimTamFriends #CollectiveBias November officially marks the holiday season for me. It’s...

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Carnitas Bowls recipe - www.platingpixels.com 12

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Carnitas Bowls

Hearty and healthy fall Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Carnitas Bowls. Less than 30 minutes of prep for an easy gluten-free weeknight meal. Caramelized sweet potatoes with marinated pork carnitas, black beans, bell peppers and onion. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser to create this Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Carnitas Bowls recipe. All opinions are...

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How to Get Your Daily Greens

Getting your daily greens is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle, but is all too easy to overlook. Almost 75% of Americans don’t consume enough fruits and vegetables. Learn simple tips on How to Get Your Daily Greens, plus a recipe for Super Greens Breakfast Smoothie. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser...

Roasted Sweet Potato Chili recipe - www.platingpixels.com 19

Roasted Sweet Potato Chili

Try this Roasted Sweet Potato Chili for a hearty and healthy fall meal. A simple mixture of diced tomatoes and tomato paste, kindey beans, ground beef and spices create a unique holiday chili. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser to create this Roasted Sweet Potato Chili recipe. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #WasteNoPaste I’m...

Fall Harvest Fig Pear and Apple Crisp recipe - www.platingpixels.com 6

Fall Harvest Fig Pear and Apple Crisp

Enjoy fall harvest in this unique Fig Pear and Apple Crisp. Fresh fall fruits with nutmeg and clove spices. Covered with a crumbly, golden almond and oat crisp topping. Fig, pear and apples? (plus there’s dried cranberries too!) This was my first attempt at combining as many of my favorite fall ingredients as I could, and I’m here to say it...

Papa John's Pan Pizza Video Review - www.platingpixels.com 0

Papa John’s Pan Pizza Video Review

Today I’m excited to share my first video on the blog! Read on for my Papa John’s Pan Pizza Video Review I’ve been wanting to try video for a while and finally have a few things in the works! If you’re following me on social media you may know about another super exciting video project I just finished. It’s a culinary course and...

Tuscan Style Sardine and Shrimp Zoodles recipe - www.platingpixels.com 0

Tuscan Style Sardine and Shrimp Zoodles

Authentic Tuscan Style Sardine and Shrimp Zoodles is a simple dish made with quality ingredients. Zucchini noodles, cherry tomatoes and shrimp; topped with pasta sauce and a garlic, sardine, and olive oil spread. My love of Italian food must come from it’s simplicity of bold flavors. That almost sounds contradictory, but it’s entirely true. Most classic dishes use only a...

Apple Pie Puff Pastry Rolls recipe - www.platingpixels.com 0

Apple Pie Puff Pastry Rolls

Classic apple pie flavors baked in unique Apple Pie Puff Pastry Rolls. Easy apple pie and cranberry filling inside flaky puff pastry layers, baked as a pull-apart casserole. An easy fall and Thanksgiving dessert recipe. It’s officially fall season, especially now that I’m making apple pie recipes. I find myself enjoying baking more in the colder months, and can’t think...

Honey Apricot Pork Chops recipe - www.platingpixels.com 6

Honey Apricot Pork Chops

Honey Apricot Pork Chops make an easy weeknight meal. Flavorful pork chops topped with a sweet and tangy honey apricot reduction. Full of protein and gluten free for a healthy, comforting meal. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser to create this Honey Apricot Pork Chops recipe. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #SmithfieldCares Pork chops are...