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Avocado toasts are delicious and oh so nutritious! Make them for breakfast, lunch , dinner or even just a snack!

Five Fabulous Avocado Toasts

Avocado Toasts. Enough said. Nutritious, delicious and oh so simple. Yes, avocado toast can be as simple as a slice of toast topped with avocado (and a sprinkle of sea salt, of course!). But I suggest you just let your imagination run wild. You can use all kinds of breads for toasting and add a variety of toppings along with your avocado. The best part?  Avocado toast can be breakfast, lunch, a snack or you can even create one hearty enough for dinner. Here are five of my favorite combinations. Let me know how you top your avocado toast! Five Fabulous Avocado ...

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Spaghetti squash puts a healthy spin on Cacio e Pepe, the classic Italian recipe known for the simplest of ingredients. Perfect for Meatless Monday or a vegatable side dish!

Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti Squash

Cacio e Pepe, "cheese and pepper",  is typically a classic Italian pasta dish made with spaghetti, cheese and pepper along with some of the pasta water. Spaghetti squash puts a healthy spin on this traditional recipe known for the simplest of ingredients. Freshly ground tricolor peppercorns add specks of color and just 2 tablespoons of butter replace the pasta water. Spaghetti squash provides many nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, beta carotene, calcium, folic acid, iron and potassium, is gluten free and extremely low in calories, about 42 ...

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Spiced Sweet Potatoes are decadent and creamy with a hint of spice. The perfect side dish for any meal!

Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Don't underestimate the power of a side dish, especially when that side dish is sweet potatoes! Sweet potatoes are packed with nutrients such as beta-carotene, fiber, minerals and vitamin B6. Add in turmeric, an amazing source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, and coconut milk which lowers cholesterol, and you have a powerhouse of nutrition in one dish! Spiced Sweet Potatoes are decadent and creamy with a hint of spice. Perfect with any meal! ...

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Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Oatmeal cooks while you sleep! Wake up to a nutritious breakfast that's easy to make and full of nutrition!

Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Oatmeal

What could be better than waking up to a steaming creamy pot of oatmeal on a cold winter morning? Sounds perfect to me! Let your slow cooker do the work while you're having sweet dreams and wake up to a delicious cinnamon oats breakfast. Did you know that steel cut oatmeal provides high levels of fiber and protein, low levels of fat, stabilizes your blood sugar, removes bad cholesterol and is low in calories? The saturated fat in cream of coconut is a healthy good fat that your body can quickly metabolize and turn into energy. Almond milk is low in carbs, low on the glycemic index, ...

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From breakfast to lunch to appetizers, dinner and dessert, Swirls of Flavor's Most Popular Recipes of 2016 have it all!

Most Popular Recipes of 2016

From breakfast to lunch to appetizers, dinner and dessert, Swirls of Flavor's Most Popular Recipes of 2016 have it all! With over 21,000 views,  these recipes are sure to become favorites with your family too! Thank you so much for another amazing year! Keep on cooking Swirls ...

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A simple chocolate cookie surrounded with twinkling sugars is easy to make and so impressive to serve as a holiday dessert. And we all know that glitter makes everything better!

Silver & Gold Chocolate Glitter Cookies

Even the cookies are sparkling for New Year’s Eve! Dress up your dessert table with Silver & Gold Chocolate Glitter Cookies and ring in a new year that’s shimmering with hope and goodness! A rich chocolate cocoa cookie surrounded with twinkling silver and gold sugars is easy to ...

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Welcome in 2017 with a dressed up sparkling cocktail! Edible wild hibiscus flowers unfurl as the bubbles in your glass fizz!

Wild Hibiscus Sparkling Cocktail

 Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Swirls of Flavor earns a few cents on the dollar to help support this blog, when readers purchase items I recommend, at no additional cost to you. Thank you for your support!  Welcome in 2017 with a dressed up sparkling cocktail! Wild ...

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Christmas fudge, Reindeer cupcakes and Chocolate dipped pretzels will make your Christmas dessert table festive and sweet!

Christmas Recipes Round Up!

Still deciding on your Christmas recipes? Not to worry! I've rounded up some of the most popular "Swirls" Christmas recipes all in one place especially for you! Fill in your menu with a few of these recipes or make them all! Either way, your holiday table will be bursting with ...

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Wow your guests from start to finish with this holiday menu of show-stopping Christmas dinner recipes!

Best Ever Christmas Dinner Recipes

Christmas dinner should be as memorable as opening your gifts on Christmas morning. Our Best Ever Chrismas Dinner Recipes menu will make your holiday fabulously delicious and memorable too! Warm up the Cranberry Sangria, it's time to commence the dining experience! A warm and creamy Phyllo ...

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