How to Make Squash Puree

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Wondering how to feature hearty winter squash in your meals this season? Our guide will teach you how to roast and blend the vibrant flesh to create a velvety smooth puree that you can use in soups, sauces, desserts, and more. Read more now to find all the delicious details in our step-by-step tutorial.

Slow Cooker Overnight Cranberry Apple Oatmeal

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Juicy apples and chewy dried cranberries come together with nutty steel-cut oats in the slow cooker for a make-ahead breakfast you’ll be dreaming about. Woody cinnamon and nutmeg add sweet spice while brown sugar brings a bouquet of caramel. Read more on Foodal to add this recipe to your roster of healthy favorites.

Butternut Squash Pancetta Mac and Cheese

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We turn to unctuous, salty pancetta to add depth to this nontraditional mac and cheese. Gooey cheddar and a silky butternut squash puree come together to make a creamy sauce that coats every curve of the cavatappi, with a generous sprinkle of panko breadcrumbs and crispy pancetta on top. Read on for the full recipe.

Slow Cooker Cranberry Chuck Roast

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Our slow cooker chuck roast is sure to crank up all the holiday feels in your home. After searing the beef to create a golden-brown crust, it simmers for hours with tart cranberry sauce, tomatoes, and onions. Read more now to add this recipe to your collection of comfort food favorites with a seasonal twist.

Pressure Cooker Maple Cinnamon Applesauce

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Maple syrup brings hints of sweetness to this aromatic applesauce while ground cinnamon adds warm, earthy notes. We promise you’ll be licking the spoon once you make this pressure-cooked recipe that’s ready in minutes. Read more now to add this applesauce to your collection of cold-weather comfort food favorites.

Coconut Mango Rice Pudding

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To get a taste of the tropics without leaving your kitchen, try our homemade creamy rice pudding with rich coconut milk and juicy chopped mango. Nutty toasted coconut on top adds crunch. Read more now on Foodal to add this dairy-free recipe to your collection of sweet treats you can make on the stovetop.

Chickpea and Black Bean Salad with Bell Peppers and Sweet Corn

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Loaded with legumes and veggies, this chickpea and black bean salad is a delicious side dish that’s easy to make for any event. The tart, garlicky lime vinaigrette comes together in seconds and enhances the pungent medley of red onion, crunchy bell pepper, fresh herbs, and sweet corn. Keep reading for the full recipe.

Peanut Butter Honey Brown Rice Cereal Treats

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If peanut butter treats are your thing, you’ll fall for these flavor-packed no-bake morsels. They’re an addictive mouthful of crispy brown rice cereal and chewy dried cranberries coated in a smooth blend of creamy peanut butter and honey. Read more now to add this recipe to your collection of sweet crunchy snacks.

Blackberry Syrup

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Take advantage of sweet, juicy blackberries by turning them into a pourable potion you can drizzle over dessert or add to drinks. The versatile syrup comes together with just a little sugar, plus tart lemon and cranberry juice for some zing. Read more to add this recipe to your collection of fruity favorites.

How to Make Your Own Cottage Cheese

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Don’t let the idea of preparing homemade cheese scare you. With just three basic ingredients, you can easily make light and fluffy cottage cheese. There are so many ways to enjoy it, like topping it with fresh berries for a protein-packed breakfast you’ll love. Read more now to learn every step of the process.

Sprouts, Avocado, and Cheddar Sandwiches

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A creamy bed of mashed avocado smeared onto toast creates the perfect base for building the rest of this sandwich. It’s layered with crunchy sprouts, juicy tomatoes, peppery arugula, and gooey cheddar cheese that’s been melted to perfection. Read more now to add this recipe to your collection of handheld favorites.

Chipotle Lime Salmon

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Bold, spicy chipotles turn the heat up a notch in the sauce for this quick oven-baked salmon that’s perfect any night of the week. Honey, lime zest, and a squeeze of lime juice balance the smokiness, while fresh cilantro adds a bright, herby finish. Read on to add this recipe to your list of sassy seafood favorites.