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I love to collect recipes and have over a decade of archived tried and true favorite recipes here on Good Life Eats!

From The Best Smoked Pork Shoulder, Easy One Skillet Baked Ziti to our kids' favorite Indian Butter Chicken or the super easy homemade fudgy brownies you'll find TONS of great recipes to cook up in your own kitchen.

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The Best Recipes to Make this Year

New year and time for some new recipes! There are so many delicious recipe here on Good Life Eats. A quick browse through the recipe index will show you that there are more recipes than you could even make in one year. These are the best recipes to make this year – 25 recipes you need to try (according to Good Life Eats readers)! Plus 10 Honorable Mentions for your favorite kitchen tips and tricks.

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15 Healthy Snacks for the New Year

One of the best ways to stay on track with New Year’s eating goals is to keep hunger and cravings at bay with healthy snacks. Check out these tried and true healthy snacks to satisfy your cravings next time a snack attack strikes. I have 15 easy, healthy snack recipes to help you keep your healthy eating habits on track this year.

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Homemade Chocolate-Dipped Candy Cane Marshmallows

Did you know you can make homemade marshmallows? It’s pretty easy, and like most things homemade they taste so much better! You can even dip them in melted chocolate and sprinkle with crushed candy cane. Homemade Candy Cane and Chocolate-Dipped Marshmallows are a fun holiday treat to make. They are delicious in a mug of hot cocoa and are great for holiday gifting!

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Recipe for Homemade Cough Syrup and Sore Throat Soother

Looking for a natural cough remedy? This homemade cough syrup recipe is a great natural remedy to have on hand to soothe sore throats and stop lingering coughs this flu and cold season. Each ingredient in this homemade cough syrup has unique properties to help tackle the symptoms of sore throats and lingering coughs that come with a winter cold.

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Bittersweet Chocolate Swirl Fruit and Nut Bark

Bittersweet Chocolate Swirl Fruit and Nut Bark pairs bittersweet chocolate, white chocolate, almonds, raspberries, strawberries, pumpkin and chia seeds for a delectable holiday treat. Dare I say that this is even a healthy homemade holiday treat? It is full of super foods after all! So, go ahead and indulge a little. It is rich enough that you won’t need to eat a lot, but it is oh soooooo good.

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Pumpkin Seed Brittle

This Pumpkin Seed Brittle is just like your classic homemade brittle recipe, but without nuts. Peanut-Free Brittle is a great option for those who have nut or peanut allergies, or just want to try something different for their Christmas Candy making. This Peanut-Less Brittle still has a nice roasted taste that classic homemade peanut brittle has, so you won’t even miss the nuts!

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