Mango Chipotle Hummus

Mango Chipotle Hummus | cookiemonstercooking.com

This mango chipotle hummus looks all unassuming, am I right? It’s pretending like it’s just regular ol’ hummus without any bells or whistles. But it’s sneaky like that. Because when you take a bite? Oh yes, you will be certain that it is absolutely not regular hummus! And is in fact a little somethin’ special.…

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Our Favorite Vegetable Fried Rice | cookiemonstercooking.com

Our Favorite Vegetable Fried Rice

There are so many times when I think a recipe is too simple or not interesting enough and you’ll just be bored to tears with it. And so instead I just make it at home for the husband and I and we love it and eat it all the time. Over and over and over.…

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The Little Things - February 2015

The Little Things – February 2015

And just like that we’re at the end of February! And here in central North Carolina, we ended it with quite a bit of snow (well, quite a bit for where we live)! As I’m writing this, I’m all cozy under a blanket while the husband is outside shoveling. Mayyyybe I should be helping him.…

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How To Make Balsamic Glaze | cookiemonstercooking.com

How to Make Balsamic Glaze

What better way to kick off a Wednesday than with the tangy, slightly sweet goodness that is balsamic glaze ♥ This post has been a longggg time coming. Months ago – we’re talking like back in August – one of my readers pointed out that I reference balsamic glaze quite a bit on my site…

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Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions and Peppers | cookiemonstercooking.com

Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions and Peppers

Caramelized onions are the way to my heart. And caramelized onions + peppers??? Now that is definitely the way to my heart. Or an added little bonus, if you will. And man am I excited to share this recipe with you today. Actually, if I didn’t have the attention span of a five year old…

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Winter Roasted Veggie and Chicken Chopped Salad | cookiemonstercooking.com

Winter Roasted Veggie and Chicken Chopped Salad

Gooood morning! I apologize for the lack of a post yesterday per my usual schedule. The obsessive planner in me died a little bit inside. But I’m still in computer limbo right now and it’s totally stressing me out. However, the lovely people at the genius bar *may* be able to fix my computer, which…

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Homemade Chocolate Syrup | cookiemonstercooking.com

Homemade Chocolate Syrup (For Chocolate Milk)

Today we are going to chat about homemade chocolate syrup that you can use for chocolate milk (and is sweetened only with maple syrup!). I’m excited to tell you all about it. But first, let’s have a little vigil for my poor computer. I have a bad feeling that my desktop and I have spent…

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Creamy Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Soup | cookiemonstercooking.com

Creamy Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Soup

Let’s talk about the fact that last weekend was the first time I saw one of those lip sync battles from The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Because while clearly I am way too old to stay up to actually watch the show when it airs, I apparently live under a huge rock and had…

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Peanut Butter Banana Bread Waffles | cookiemonstercooking.com

Peanut Butter Banana Bread Waffles

I feel like such a hypocrite posting these banana bread waffles. Because as you may recall, this is coming from the self-professed banana hater. To be fair, I still won’t go near them on their own. I don’t do raw bananas (is that what we call them? you know, like plain bananas all by their…

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Chocolate Chip Roasted Strawberry Shortcakes | cookiemonstercooking.com

Chocolate Chip Roasted Strawberry Shortcakes

Today let’s discuss the only Valentine-y type dessert I have coming your way before the holiday. Because holy moly I have been so incredibly uninspired when it comes to this year’s pink day of love ♥ Call me the Valentine’s grinch, if you will. But really, it’s just so not important to me or the…

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