Savory Pumpkin Dip with Bacon

Savory Pumpkin Dip with Bacon | cookiemonstercooking.com

It’s time for a savory pumpkin recipe. And this delicious dip was created on accident. Or really, I should say, out of shame. You see, one of my friends had a housewarming party and we all brought a few snacks to help her celebrate. I was testing a ton of recipes at the time and…

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Grandpa

For My Grandpa

The last few days have been hard. So hard. My sweet and amazing grandfather passed away earlier this week. After a short battle with cancer, I’m thankful that he’s in a much much better place. Seeing the way he handled everything these last two months, I can only hope that I learn to be more…

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Crockpot Chicken, Wild Rice and Butternut Squash Soup | cookiemonstercooking.com

Crockpot Chicken, Wild Rice and Butternut Squash Soup

Let’s talk comfort in a bowl. Simple, easy, let your crockpot do all the work for you, comfort in a bowl – i.e. the very best kind. I have been on a soup bender like no other. We’re talking at least one pot a week. Sometimes more. I can’t stop. And won’t stop. It’s just…

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Red Cabbage Pizza

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Red Cabbage Pizza

This pizza. I can’t even begin to tell you just how much I love love lurve it. We usually have some sort of homemade pizza every week or two since it’s an easy and fairly fast meal (well, unless I decide to fancy it up and over-complicate the toppings – which I’ve been known to…

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Crockpot Tex-Mex Meatballs | cookiemonstercooking.com

Crockpot Tex-Mex Meatballs

I feel like it’s been ages since we’ve talked about how much I heart my crockpot. And especially now that it’s the fall and all that business … I really bust out the crockpot quite often. Although major sad face. Remember when I told you about how I have two crockpots and like to get…

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Butternut Squash, Sausage and Spinach Enchiladas | cookiemonstercooking.com

Butternut Squash, Sausage and Spinach Enchiladas

Andddd we’re back to the butternut squash. More specifically, creamy dreamy butternut squash sauce. Like, very similar to this pasta skillet, but instead over enchiladas. Which makes these whoa baby good. We’ve had them three times over the course of the last month. And I am now craving them yet again after looking at these…

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Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins | cookiemonstercooking.com

Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

Well look who finally got on-board the pumpkin train. This girl. Although I’m not fully on the train. More like one foot? Don’t get me wrong. I do enjoy pumpkin … but I’m just so preoccupied and way more obsessed with apples and butternut squash (obviously). But! Since I know you all love your pumpkin,…

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Honey Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Peanuts | cookiemonstercooking.com

Honey Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Peanuts

Let’s balance out that cheesy outrageous dip from Wednesday with a super simple healthy side, yes? That way, when you make the dip this weekend, you have a nice green veggie to chase it down with. So brussels sprouts. Love em? Hate em? In the middle? I used to firmly be in the hate em’…

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Cheesy French Onion Soup Dip | cookiemonstercooking.com

Cheesy French Onion Soup Dip

I’m bringing ultimate cheesy game day food today. We’re talking super cheesy cheesy cheesy with little slices of heaven – i.e. caramelized onions. Like, your hips will totally hate me … but your belly will thank me! I crack myself up. So listen. Let’s have a little pow wow. I know caramelized onions take some…

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Butternut Squash Burritos with Black Beans and Kale

Butternut Squash Burritos with Black Beans and Kale

Are you ready for more butternut squash? Well I sure hope so. Because today we’re talking about this orange loveliness once again. And … even better … we are combining it with my love of mexican food. Which seems to be becoming a pattern around these parts. I would promise to stop, but since I…

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