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Candied Nuts (Paleo)

candied paleo nuts in a jar

Cinnamon Candied Nuts (Paleo) – these sweet, crunchy nuts are coated in coconut sugar and make the perfect snack or salad topping.  Also great for gift giving! These Paleo candied nuts are the ultimate snack!  Not only are they totally addictive, but they make your house smell UH-mazing while they cook.  I especially love them around the holidays, but they are a treat that can be enjoyed year round.  So…

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Best Slow Cooker Apple Butter (Paleo)

 Slow Cooker Apple Butter - the easiest and best apple butter recipe you will ever need.  Amazing flavor with no refined sugar! | tastythin.com

 Best Slow Cooker Apple Butter (Paleo) – the easiest and BEST apple butter recipe you will ever try.  Amazing flavor with no added refined sugar! I’m in love with this recipe for Slow Cooker Apple Butter!  It tastes like Autumn and Christmas all rolled into one and makes your house smell amazing as it cooks! So many apple butter recipes contain loads of added sugar.  I’ve found that if you…

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How to Make a Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Platter

How to Make a Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Platter - bring some fun to your Thanksgiving menu with these cute turkey veggie platters! | tastythin.com

How to Make a Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Platter – bring some fun to your Thanksgiving menu with these cute turkey veggie platters! Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday.  I love getting together with my extended family, preparing a huge meal, and of course EATING all the food!  I love that it is a day about nothing more than being grateful and spending quality time with all your special people.  With…

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Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 4)

Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 4) – Weekly Meal Prep tips featuring clean, whole food recipes.  Always simple and always family friendly!  It’s my mission to provide homemade, clean meals and avoid processed ingredients as much as possible for my family.  In this weekly series, I will be sharing what I’m prepping for the week ahead.  Pre-prepping is my secret for grabbing breakfast on the way out the door and…

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Easy Strawberry Sorbet (Paleo)

Easy Strawberry Sorbet (Paleo) - simple 2 ingredient recipe, so light and refreshing and bursting with fresh strawberry flavor! | tastythin.com

Easy Strawberry Sorbet (Paleo) – simple 2 ingredient recipe, so light and refreshing and bursting with fresh strawberry flavor!  For a refreshing summer treat, this sorbet hits the spot.  And it’s so embarrassingly easy to make!  Using your blender or food processor, puree some berries with honey for extra sweetness and you’re done.  Early June is the beginning of strawberry season in West Michigan.  We love to go strawberry picking…

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Skinny Carrot Cake Muffins

Skinny Carrot Cake Muffins - a healthier take on carrot cake, sweet enough for dessert and healthy enough for breakfast! | tastythin.com

Skinny Carrot Cake Muffins – a healthier take on carrot cake, sweet enough for dessert and healthy enough for breakfast! Another Springtime favorite!  I love carrot cake, but not all the oil and sugar a typical recipe contains.  These muffins are hearty yet light and include lots of healthy swaps, making them a great grab-and-go breakfast or lunchbox snack.  Sweet carrot cake flavor with an optional Greek yogurt glaze…Yum! My…

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Clean Eating Meal Prep – Top 10 Tips & Foods

Clean Eating Meal Prep - Top 10 Tips & Foods - Save time and money with these prep tips and recipes for a week of clean, whole food meals. | tastythin.com

Clean Eating Meal Prep – Top 10 Tips & Foods – Save time and money with these prep tips and recipes for a week of clean, whole food meals. It’s no secret I am a meal prep nerd…I love the process of creating a weekly meal plan, making a list, shopping, and spending a couple of hours on Sunday in my kitchen prepping for the week ahead.  It’s become a routine that…

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Skinny Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Skinny Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies - these gluten free goodies are packed full of oats and dark chocolate with no refined sugar or flour! | tastythin.com

Skinny Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – these gluten free goodies are packed full of oats and dark chocolate and contain no butter, refined sugar, or flour! Oats and chocolate are probably my all-time favorite cookie combo.   Hold the raisins, I’ll take chocolate instead!  These cookies are chewy, sweet, and full of nutty oats and rich chocolate.  They make the perfect afternoon snack or healthier sweet treat for your kid’s lunchbox.  I think you…

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Mint Chocolate Chip Energy Bars (Paleo)

Mint Chocolate Chip Energy Bars (Paleo) - these homemade Larabars are gluten free and made with only clean ingredients. | tastythin.com

Mint Chocolate Chip Energy Bars (Paleo) – these homemade Larabars are gluten free and made with only clean ingredients. For a quick energy boosting snack or a sweet craving fix, Larabars are a fantastic nutritious choice.  Made with only dates, fruit, and nuts, they are naturally gluten free and a nice treat for a clean eating lifestyle. I’ve been hooked for a while, and by far, my favorite flavor is the…

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Top 12 Most Popular Recipes of 2016

Top 12 Most Popular Recipes of 2016 - a look back at the most visited and popular recipes of 2016 on Tastythin. | tastythin.com

Top 12 Most Popular Recipes of 2016 – a look back at the most visited and popular recipes of 2016. Happy Holidays Friends!  I hope your holiday season has been full of family, fun, and good food! I have to say a huge THANK YOU to all who have read and supported my little project this year.  It has been such a fun and educational first year of food blogging!  I hope you will continue to…

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