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Black Bean Brownies

Okay, so I seriously contemplated switching out the name of this recipe because I know what you’re thinking…Black beans? In my brownies? Ewww!

And honestly, about a week ago, I was right there with you, but for some reason, I was having a hankering for some rich, fudgy brownies. But I’ve been doing a lot better with staying on track with my nutrition and didn’t want to just give in to the traditional “treat,” so I decided to get a little creative.

Looking for a healthy alternative to the traditional calorie-laden treat? Try these Black Bean Brownies! You won't be disappointed!

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Ranch Pork Roast—A Frugal, Healthy Dinner Recipe

When it comes to creating tasty dinner recipes, it can be tough to find a healthy pork roast. Try this frugal, healthy dinner recipe and enjoy a new meal!I love a complex, several-course dinner just as much as the next person. But, when it comes down to it, I enjoy an easy, healthy recipe even more. I mean really, who has time for hours of cooking during the week? So, today, I’m sharing one of my favorite slow cooker recipes with you. I’ll admit pork isn’t a meat I’d suggest eating every week, but prepared in the right way and eating sparingly, you can definitely enjoy this ranch pork roast as a frugal and healthy dinner recipe every once in a while! Continue reading

Fall Favorites—Décor and Recipe Ideas for the Season

Fall FavoritesI’ve already confessed my love of fall to you, but I just can’t contain my excitement any longer! I’ve been searching Pinterest boards high and low for fun fall projects and wanted to share. So whether you’ve already started your fun fall festivities or not, consider adding one (or two) of my fall favorites to your list.

Fall-Leaf-Centerpiece

We’ll start off with a few of my favorite fall décor suggestions.I love this Simple Fall Candle Centerpiece! I have a few leftover leaves from another fall project and may just have to use them up with this option.Designer Pumpkins

These pumpkins are gorgeous. The vintage glamour of these would be perfect along my mantle! (No source found.)Pumpkin VaseThis vase of pumpkins and branches is darling. Hometalk featured a number of fast and frugal ideas that are fun and, obviously, easy!Fall CenterpieceThe rustic yet classy elements of this Fall Centerpiece are simply perfect.

Another reason I love fall is for all of the yummy flavors. So here are a few of my favorite fall recipes I have found and want to try.pumpkin-oat-chocolate-chip-cookies-edit+srgbPumpkin Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies, need I say more? slow-cooker-caramel-apple-cider-2This Crockpot Caramel Apple Cider looks heavenly!skinnypumpkin2This Skinny Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread doesn’t look skinny at all to me. It just looks delicious!pumpkincinnamonrollsPumpkin Cinnamon Rolls, what could be better? Are you noticing a theme in my recipe favorites? Pumpkin all the way!

Okay, so that’s all for now, but keep an eye on my Fall Favorites board on Pinterest to find more of my favorite recipes, décor items, and fun fall festivities.

What are you looking forward to creating or tasting this fall? Do you have any fall favorites to add to my list?