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Pumpkin Pie Cookies on Thanksgiving

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I was getting a little stir-crazy when I got home on Tuesday for Thanksgiving. So I made these pumpkin pie cookies, something I had pinned on Pinterest a while ago and never thought I would actually get to. Here’s the result!

The instructions by Sweet Sugar Belle worked perfectly, even with a first-time royal icing user like me. They look pretty much like slices of pumpkin pie, right?!  I didn’t have the special icing tip to make the crust, so I just did a straight line. The cookies were total sugar bombs, and the kitchen was left rather sticky…but they were pretty darn cute.

Lemon Pancakes (Minus the Poppyseeds)

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I’ve been getting bored with my food routine lately, so I did some Pinterest and blog research to find some new recipes. These lemon pancakes were made for brunch one day, and they were so light and refreshing. Probably a result of all the Greek yogurt I put in them. I should buy stock in Fage.

I adapted the recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod because I was too poor to buy the $4 jar of poppyseeds. To make it less overwhelmingly lemony, I topped them with Crofter’s raspberry jam, powdered sugar and MORE plain Greek yogurt. Didn’t even notice the lack of syrup!

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What I Ate: lemon-Greek yogurt pancakes with raspberry jam and more yogurt on top. Super tasty. Recipe up soon!

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What I Ate: turkey burger with sweet potato fries at TruFire in Colleyville. So delicious. Their house made ketchup was almost better than my favorite (whataburger ketchup).

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What I Ate: skinny chicken and gnocchi soup from the Skinny Fork! (Credit at bottom of post, you should definitely check it out!) I subbed frozen organic gnocchi for the pumpkin gnocchi in the recipe and used far less half and half than the recipe called for. Still amazingly filling and delicious.

http://www.theskinnyfork.com/blog/skinny-chicken-pumpkin-gnocchi-soup

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Photo of the Day: a collector’s button I got at the State Fair of Texas! I’ve been going to this fair since before I can remember. The school district would give us free tickets and a day off of school to go! Look for a post later with some sweet food pictures.

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Photo of the Day: another little what I ate post! A gyro (sans delicious pita bread) with chicken, homemade cucumber yogurt sauce, and veggies. So good.

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Photo of the Day: more foods, y’all. On the menu today is a spinach quesadilla and sweet potato fries.

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thetinyfoodie:

Odaki is always a great deal for all-you-can-eat sushi.

I may be traveling to Montreal soon, so this might be a spot I should go to. I am all about that sushi life.

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