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Healthy Apple Pie Smoothie -- quick, easy, made with everyday ingredients, and so tasty! | gimmesomeoven.com #vegan

Apple Pie Protein Smoothie

Pretty sure that this may become your new favorite way to eat that apple-a-day. It tastes just like your grandmother’s apple pie, yet it’s made with healthy, whole ingredients.  It’s quick and easy to make in just 5 minutes, yet full of nutrients that will keep you going for hours.  It...

Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions -- a quick and easy tutorial | gimmesomeoven.com

Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions

Earlier this week, I shared with you my tutorial on how to make caramelized onions the traditional way.  On the stove.  Low and slow.  With 40 minutes of basically constant stirring.  It’s the way that people have been making caramelized onions forever and ever, and with good reason.   The...

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Energy Bites -- full of protein, naturally-sweetened, and they taste like cookies! | gimmesomeoven.com

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Energy Bites (Naturally-Sweetened)

Can I just say how much I love this time of year on the blog?? When I first began blogging, it seemed as though November and December were the busiest traffic months here as everyone was cooking and baking up a storm for the holidays.  But over the past two...

Slow Cooker "Rotisserie" Chicken -- all you need are 5 minutes to prep this recipe! | gimmesomeoven.com

Slow Cooker “Rotisserie” Chicken

There’s a bird in my slow cooker! Yes, make that an entire roasting chicken tucked right in there, seasoned perfectly to taste like it’s fresh off the rotisserie.  I have to admit that the idea to cook a whole chicken in the slow cooker had never occurred to me before.  But while I...

Naturally-Sweetened Honey Popcorn Balls | gimmesomeoven.com

Naturally-Sweetened Honey Popcorn Balls

Now that we have made our way past the holidays, it’s time for my next favorite round of parties. It’s award show season!!! Please tell me that you have your calendars marked.  But in case you need a reminder, we’re kicking things off this weekend with the Golden Globes (Jan....

Chai-Spiced Granola | gimmesomeoven.com

Chai-Spiced Granola

This weekend, I dove into full-on nesting mode. After having been away for a week with friends in sunny Mexico (and successfully eating chips and salsa at every meal), and then coming home to New Year’s parties, coffees, brunches, lunches, and meet-ups galore, I was very ready for some good ol’ introverted...

Skinny Honey Lemon Chicken | gimmesomeoven.com

Skinny Honey Lemon Chicken

Happy New Year’s, everyone! Is your 2015 off to a good start?  Make any big resolutions?  Or, like me, did anyone choose a word to help define the new year?  For anyone interested, my word for 2015 is “dare“.  (And bonus, we’re kicking off a series of monthly dares on the...

Pomegranate Pear Avocado Salad -- fresh, flavorful, and simply delicious! | gimmesomeoven.com

Pomegranate, Pear & Avocado Salad

I made you a very merry salad! Well, actually I made it to share at a Christmas party a few weeks ago with some leftover ingredients from my favorite 5-Ingredient Pomegranate Pear Salad that I have been making non-stop this season.  And then it was so simple, so fresh, and so flavorful that...

Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp | gimmesomeoven.com #glutenfree #appetizer

Easy Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp + Cookware Set Giveaway

It’s a funny thing.  The better of a cook I become, the more I find myself gravitating towards easy recipes. Has this ever happened to any of you? Take these shrimp, for example.  I had been saving a bag in my freezer to serve as an app for a...

Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry and Quinoa Salad | gimmesomeoven.com #vegan #glutenfree

Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry and Quinoa Salad

Do you ever wonder what food trends will look like a generation from now? Every now and then when I’m walking through the grocery store, my mind starts to wonder — what produce will be the hot new trend in 20 years?  What methods of cooking will be most popular?...

Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce | gimmesomeoven.com #thanksgiving

Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce

My friends have gotten used to the fact that they are always my guinea pigs for trying out new recipes. It is the rare — very rare — occasion that I bring a dish to a gathering that I have actually tried before.  Instead, they have come to expect that...

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com #slowcooker #crockpot

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Sometimes I wonder if I love my slow cooker a little too much. Well, actually I have three of them, since I seem to have developed a love of slow cooker entertaining with all three going at once.  And I love all of them equally very very much, just...