Melissa Stanis
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Sugar Conversion Chart (Printable) from 100 Days of #RealFood

You asked for more surprising products with "More Sugar Than You Think" . Below is a list of 8 organic items that would add up fast, sugar-wise. To see why I have an issue with so much sugar

Butterfly Made Out of Cupcakes | My very first cake made out of cupcakes.....butterfly cake made with ...

Butterfly Cupcake Cake My very first cake made out of cupcakes.butterfly cake made with white and chocolate cupcakes

Fennel Braised with Artichokes (via

fennel braised with artichokes - Simmer layers of fennel slices, artichokes, and an onion mixture in a slow cooker to create this side-dish recipe sensation.

CrockPot Falafel

A Year of Slow Cooking: CrockPot Falafel Recipe. After recently going to our local Middle Eastern Restaurant for Falafel.delicious Falafel, I might add.I think this might not make the mark, but heck, I love it so much, why not give this a try?

Slow cooker carnitas-- my word, this was AMAZING and couldn't have been easier! We had it on nachos, but I'm going to do tacos next time. Make sure you get two large oranges and at least two limes to get the proper amount of juice. So, so delicious!

Slow cooker carnitas-- 2 pounds pork shoulder cup freshly squeezed orange juice (about 2 large orange) cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 2 large lime) 7 cloves garlic (whole intact) tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon cumin cup beef broth

Gingerbread House Shadow Box - next yr in lieu of houses!

Gingerbread House Shadow Box I would probably glue some angled roof pieces in the box lid to make a roof line and would use buttons, yarn and craft foam pieces because our preschool has a "no-food" policy with regard to crafts.