18 Fall Slow-Cooker Recipes

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You KNOW how much I LOVE my slow cooker! Actually, make that slow cookerS since I have 3 of them, small, medium & large, that I use all the time. While I come up with most of the recipes I use in my slow cookers, I am always on the lookout for new ideas to keep things fresh. Midwest Living offers a variety of recipes to take you & your family into the cool Fall days ahead.

Slow Cooker

8 Crafts to Make with Fall Leaves

8 Crafts to Make with Fall Leaves

Even in Southern California, we get to experience beautiful fall colors. The liquid amber trees lining the streets in Old Towne turn brilliant shades of orange & red to our neighborhood. While our fall colors aren’t as expansive as the rest of the country, they are still wonderful. How great is it that you can now bring those fall colors into your home with these craft projects from All You? People will be amazed you use leaves to create them & you will feel oh so clever for having made them. That sounds like a big win to me!

Fall Leaves Projects

13 Delicious Things to Do With Pumpkin Seeds

13 Delicious Things to Do With Pumpkin Seeds

My mom always roasted the seeds that we scooped out of our Halloween pumpkin. I loved the crunchy salty flavor of the homemade Fall snack. While pumpkin seeds are wonderful to enjoy by themselves, there are many recipes you can make that include them. Good Housekeeping helps you get started with this wonderful selection of recipes that feature pumpkin seeds. My mom would have LOVED them!

Irresistible Apple Desserts

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I think apples are one of the best foods around. You can do so much with them, making a variety of recipes to please your family. This time of year, apples are abundant with so many varieties that you might have a hard time choosing which ones to try out. Do your homework. Go online to learn more about the different varieties and discover which types work best in all your recipes.
BHG has put together a wonderful selection of apple desserts. Try one or two this Autumn. Or, if you feel adventurous, try them all!

Gluten-free Pumpkin Cake Bars

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Every year, Fall arrives with its plethora of pumpkin recipes. Everyone you know is so excited to get their pumpkin fix for the season. Everyone but YOU! If you can’t enjoy recipes that contain gluten, many of those pumpkin recipes are on your No-No list. Boy, that sticks!

Not so fast. King Arthur Flour offers this wonderful recipe for Pumpkin Cake Bars & they are gluten-free! Now you can share a pumpkin dish at the Autumn Potluck or prepare your family’s new favorite dessert. Now when people tell you how much they enjoy all the pumpkin food available in the Autumn, you can look at them & say, “Me Too!” Enjoy!

gluten-free pumpkin cake bars