Pumpkin Overnight Waffles

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Yeasted waffles require a little forethought, but they’re simple to make and the gorgeous bready flavor and light texture make them entirely worth the prep time. This recipe makes a batch large enough to feed a crowd for Sunday brunch. If you’re cooking for one or two, make the whole batch anyway and freeze the […]

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Candy Corn Parfait

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There’s no candy or corn in this tasty fruit and yogurt parfait, but it packs a great flavor. Don’t feel stuck in a rut with the suggested fruit, either! Any yellow or orange fruit will have the same gorgeous effect, so play around with what your family likes.

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Cherry Chunk Overnight Oats

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You can use frozen or fresh cherries interchangeably in this recipe. If you want the chocolate to hold some chunk form instead of melting in to flavor the oatmeal evenly, heat the oatmeal for less time. Tip: Give steel cut oats a try if that’s what you have on hand. They soak up the liquid more […]

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Carrot Cake Oatmeal

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Overnight oatmeal is a bandwagon you want to be on, my friend. It’s a flexible concept–whatever your preferred oats, your preferred milk…it’ll work. This carrot cake inspired combo knocked our socks off, but play around with your favorite fruits, nuts and spices to make it your own. It keeps well for about a week, so […]

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Cranberry Spice No-Knead Bread

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If you have not gotten on board the no-knead bread train yet, hop aboard, Cassidy. It’s gorgeous. Crackly, chewy, fragrant, yeasty goodness and it won’t take up more than 10-15 minutes of your day.

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Hot or Cold Chai Smoothie

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There’s no actual tea in this smoothie, but the warm spices will fill your senses like a good cup of chai. By soaking and pureeing cashews, you’re essentially creating something like a thick cashew milk, sweetened lightly by a few dates.

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Monster Muffins

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The spinach in these muffins is not enough to give the muffins a vegetable flavor, but it does impart a little extra nutrition and a brilliant green color. They are lightly sweet and cinnamon-y, and your kids will love them.

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Pumpkin Blender Waffles

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This pumpkin-packed variation on the popular blender waffles is a perfect fall brunch. Top with a little peanut butter or serve with a side of warm, unsweetened applesauce for dipping. Sweet potato puree also makes a slightly sweeter alternative to pumpkin. Tip: For reheating or just for extra crispy waffles, these can be toasted in […]

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