Honey gingerbread cookies

Honey gingerbread cookies, made with (you guessed it!) honey, brown sugar, flour and spices.

There are many traditional foods associated with Christmas – cranberries, pavlova and ham – to mention just a few. Peppermint and gingerbread would have to top the list though. Peppermint is a more modern tradition I think, while gingerbread is a much older tradition. No Christmas is complete without enjoying a batch of fresh, honey gingerbread… 

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50 festive Christmas cookie recipes

50 festive Christmas cookie recipes.. we've got all of your indulgences covered over here!

I curated these recipes while working with Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. Are you all done with your holiday baking? I’m sure you’ve heard this a time or two already, but Christmas is really close. And everywhere I look I see cookies, cookies, cookies. I’ve already shared a few of my favorite cookie recipes… 

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Virtual Cookie Exchange Party

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On Friday I shared a recipe for yummy wheat Nutella cookies, did you catch that? Here in the south it’s pretty common to get invited to a Cookie Exchange Party– sometimes they’re called Cookie Swaps. The general gist, if you’re new to this, is that everyone brings their favorite cookie in bulk, then all of… 

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Healthy Whole Wheat Nutella Cookies

Whole wheat pumpkin cookies covered in Nutella frosting. I'll take two!

Ever since discovering these cookies last month my daughter has been obsessed. We’ve made the recipe time and again, each time making little tweaks and changing things around until we got it just right. Eventually cookie eating takes it’s toll on you, though, and I decided that we should try just a teensy bit harder to… 

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Wake up with chia club soda

Caffeinated club soda with chia seeds and fresh lemon to wake you up!

Anyone who has had the pleasure of seeing me first thing in the morning will tell you two things: I’m a caffeine addict and I love my chia water. I drink at least a cup of chia water every day. Why? Because it gives so nutrient dense, it increases energy and promotes digestion. But I’m going to be… 

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Healthy easy leftover turkey recipe

Now THIS is how you do holiday leftovers! Turkey quesadillas with smokey cranberry chutney.

Looking for a healthy easy leftover turkey recipe? Then you’ve come to the right place! These Cranberry Turkey Quesadillas are gonna rock your socks off. Or, um, something like that. I’ve heard rumors that there are people who don’t eat leftovers. And honestly? I just don’t get it. Our family has always gone way overboard… 

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Holiday Passionfruit Curd

This Passionfruit Curd is perfect for gift giving. It’s a rather unusual gift I’ll admit – cookies and cakes are usually gifted at Christmas time, right? – but you’ll be the talk of the town with this curd.

Christmas is looming ever so quickly. If you’re like me and enjoy gifting baked goodies to your family and friends, you’ve come to the right place. This Passionfruit Curd is perfect for that. It’s a rather unusual gift I’ll admit – cookies and cakes are usually gifted at Christmas time, right? – but you’ll be… 

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Havarti and herb breakfast bread

Seriously delicious breakfast pull apart bread, it's simple but impressive! #HavartiHolidays

Thank you to Arla Dofino for working with us on this delicious recipe creation and sponsoring our giveaway! Visit their site for a $1 off coupon today! Can I borrow a minute of your time? I know you’re busy, and possibly stressed, planning for the holidays. We’re still eating Thanksgiving leftovers and Christmas is just a few… 

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