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Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Holidays, Recipes, St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day Puppy Chow

I've been sharing a lot of Puppy Chow Recipes the past couple weeks, but the truth is that everyone keeps asking for it, and I have to keep making more so why not make different varieties? You will love this Puppy Chow for St. Patrick's Day just as much as your kids will.  The recipe… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Puppy Chow

20 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Holidays, Recipes, Salads, Valentine's Day, Vegetarian & Vegan

Valentine’s Day Caprese Salad

Switch it up a little bit this Valentine's Day, and make a savory treat like this Caprese Salad for your sweetheart! I love Caprese-Style anything, and you can see that a lot in my meal plans - especially in the summer months, when tomatoes are at their freshest.  When I was planning for Valentine's Day,… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Caprese Salad

Holidays, Meal Planning 101, { Menu Plan }

Free One Week Meal Plan with Grocery List and Recipes with BONUS Kitchen Inventory Printable

We've been trying to pinch pennies around here, and a great way to save money is to cut back on groceries.  Instead of going grocery shopping this week, I am using up the groceries that I already have in my fridge, freezer and pantry and have created this fantastic Free One Week Meal Plan that includes Breakfast,… Continue reading Free One Week Meal Plan with Grocery List and Recipes with BONUS Kitchen Inventory Printable

20 Minute Meals, Game Day Food, Holidays, Kid Approved, Preschool, Recipes, Valentine's Day, Vegetarian & Vegan

Heart Shaped Cheese Quesadillas

This Valentine's Day lunch doesn't get any easier!   I never posted a recipe for a Cheese Quesadilla before, because, really, does anyone really need a recipe to cook cheese in a tortilla?  Probably not, but I decided to share, because these turned out perfect, and they were absolutely delicious. But what makes this quesadilla so good? It's… Continue reading Heart Shaped Cheese Quesadillas

Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Christmas, Holidays, Recipes

12 Days of Christmas – Day 5: Snickerdoodle Christmas Cookies Recipe

On the Fifth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me...Snickerdoodle Christmas Cookies!  These easy to make Christmas Cookies are soft and chewy and they turn out perfectly every time! [img] When making Snickerdoodles, cream of tartar is key.  It is what makes the cookies so chewy and perfect.  Also, when making these cookies… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – Day 5: Snickerdoodle Christmas Cookies Recipe

Christmas, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes

12 Days of Christmas – Day 4: Eggnog Fudge

On the Fourth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me... Eggnog Fudge!  It's as easy to make as it is delicious, and it's an imaginative and tasty way to use the vanilla-scented commercial eggnog found in grocery stores across the country this time of year. This is one of the best treats to… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – Day 4: Eggnog Fudge

Christmas, Holidays, Recipes, Vegetables

12 Days of Christmas – Day 3: Christmas Side – Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Bake Recipe

On the Third Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me... Cheesy Brussels Sprouts!  Cheesy, creamy, bacon-y... if you didn't like brussels sprouts before, you will after you make this recipe! Ya.. that's bacon you see!  Bacon makes everything better, right? This Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Bake recipe was originally part of my Friendsgiving Menu,… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – Day 3: Christmas Side – Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Bake Recipe

Appetizers, Christmas, Holidays, Recipes

12 Days of Christmas – Day 2: Christmas Party Appetizers – BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

On the Second Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me... BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms!  Oh ya... they are as good as they sound and look!   Stuffed Mushrooms make the perfect appetizer.  There are so many variations (like Italian Stuffed Mushrooms), and these BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms will steal the show at… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – Day 2: Christmas Party Appetizers – BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

recipe courtesy of the kitchen magpie
Christmas, Holidays, Recipes, Tart, Pie & Fruit Desserts

12 Days of Christmas – Day 1: Butter Tarts Recipe, Eh!

On the First Day of Christmas my true love gave to me... Butter Tarts!  Today starts my 12 Days of Christmas!  Throughout the next 12 days, I'll be sharing some of my favorite Christmas recipes.  And, head on over to my Etsy Shop for a different sale each day! Have you ever had a butter tart? … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – Day 1: Butter Tarts Recipe, Eh!

20 Minute Meals, Leftovers, Potatoes, Grains & More, Recipes, Thanksgiving

What To Do With Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes are one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving dinner.  Especially when they are smothered with turkey gravy!  But what do you do with the leftover mashed potatoes when you've already had your leftover Thanksgiving dinner?  Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes! My pregnant self was craving hash browns after our Friendsgiving dinner, but I had… Continue reading What To Do With Leftover Mashed Potatoes