Sunflower-Sesame Seed Granola

I enjoy making homemade granola and trying new variations on it. I found this old recipe in my recipe file recently and updated it a little. This Sunflower-Sesame Seed Granola is great for this autumn time of year. It’s sweetened with honey and maple syrup, and spiced with some cinnamon and cloves, which give it a nice Fall flavor!

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Easy Cheeseburger Mac and Cheese

If you are a fan of mac and cheese, I think you’ll really like this Easy Cheeseburger Mac and Cheese! After all, who doesn’t love mac and cheese and cheeseburgers? With this dish, you get the tastiness of both! 🙂 It’s simple to make too—a box of mac and cheese is used to cut down on the prep work, making this dish extra easy! This is great for lunch or dinner—it makes a nice hot meal that everyone in the family will enjoy.

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Do It Afraid

I received a review copy of this book; all opinions expressed are mine.

We all deal with fear, every single one of us! Fear not only causes us worry, doubt, dread, insecurity, and stress, it often prevents us from moving forward to where God is leading us. Whether you’re dealing with little fears or big fears, If you’re tired of living in fear or not sure why certain things or circumstances cause you to react in fear, Joyce Meyer’s new book, Do It Afraid: Embracing Courage in the Face of Fear, (FaithWords, hardcover) is an extremely worthwhile and helpful book to read. In her practical, straightforward way, she shares so many nuggets of wisdom that can help you face your fears and gain freedom from them.

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Red Beans and Rice Chili

I love red beans and rice, but had never made it myself. So I found an old recipe that I had clipped from a magazine and made a few changes, one of which was changing the amount of cumin in it—I added less because the amount the original recipe was calling for just seemed like it was way too much (and I’m not super big on strong cumin flavor). This is a really easy recipe, which is nice if you’re making red beans and rice for the first time like I was.

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Mini Apple Bundts

Apple recipes are the best, especially in the fall! These Mini Apple Bundts are big on apple flavor, with diced fresh apples, cinnamon applesauce, and apple juice mixed into the batter, making a tasty treat that is so good and moist! Another plus is that they’re easy to make—a box of yellow cake mix is used in this recipe too!

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