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    Jalapeño Mac N Cheese

    Friendsgiving is one of my favorite traditions. It’s thanksgiving, except instead of family, we celebrate with our closest friends over good food (potluck style) and lots of wine. Though I’ve previously made other recipes like this pumpkin & spinach lasagna, this year I went with Jalapeño Mac N Cheese. Macaroni and Cheese has always been one of my favorite foods. Of course, as a kid, it was all about the Kraft Blue Box. And don’t get me wrong, I still don’t have a problem with powdered cheese on tiny elbow (basically straight) noodles, but there are definitely a million ways to improve upon this classic. This recipe adds a little heat…

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    Pumpkin & Spinach Lasagna

    I hosted a Friendsgiving two weeks ago to celebrate the arrival of the holidays with some of my closest girlfriends in San Francisco. If you’ve never done a Friendsgiving before, I highly recommend it. It’s an awesome way to share stories and catch up over some delicious food and wine. I decided to make Pumpkin Lasagna for the group because its a great dish that serves a lot of people, tastes delicious, and is easy to make!     Ingredients: 18 oz Lasagna sheets (I used a store bought gluten-free pasta) 2 C mozzarella 1/2 C parmesan 15 oz (about 2 C) low-fat ricotta cheese 5 oz fresh spinach 15…

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    Mini-Pumpkin Pies!

    Happy happy happy thanksgiving everyone! Thanksgiving is an amazing time to celebrate the amazing year thus far and enjoy great food and good company. I am a huge fan of all thanksgiving foods (minus of course the Turkey since I don’t eat Turkey.) The warm comforting flavors of squash, cornbread, green beans, yams, mashed potatoes, & stuffing make me wish it was Thanksgiving more than once a year. But no thanksgiving is complete without pie!! Now I know most pie-litists would frown upon putting a pumpkin pie in a graham cracker crust, but I disagree. The crumble texture of the graham crackers is such a great compliment to the pumpkin…

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