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Spicy Orange Marmalade Meatballs

Easy Spicy Orange Marmalade Meatballs

5 of 5 25 Minutes 24 meatballs

Crockpot appetizers are great for when you’re short on time but you still want to bring or serve something delicious. These 4-ingredient spicy orange marmalade meatballs are always a crowd ...

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Easy Creamy Swedish Meatballs with Noodles

Easy Creamy Swedish Meatballs with Noodles

5 of 5 20 Minutes 1 pot

These easy and oh so creamy Swedish meatballs are one of our personal favorite recipes to make for dinner during the week. No trip to Ikea required. Although, there are ...

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Chicken Marsala Wild Rice Soup

Chicken Marsala Wild Rice Soup

5 of 5 20 Minutes 2 quarts soup

Are you a mushroom lover? Well, you might just die of happiness when you try this Chicken Marsala Wild Rice soup! 😬 It’s basically the best of two different delicious dishes. ...

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Lightened Up Coffee Cake - 3 swaps to lighten up your homemade coffee cake

Lightened Up Coffee Cake with Perfect Crumble

5 of 5 20 Minutes 12 slices

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Mazola® Corn Oil. All opinions are mine alone. #MakeItMazola #simpleswap #CollectiveBias Imagine this: It’s Saturday morning and you have nowhere ...

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Basic Taco Pasta Casserole

Basic Taco Pasta Casserole

5 of 5 20 Minutes 1 casserole

This 5-ingredient, cheesy taco pasta casserole is one of those tried and true recipes you can doctor up according to what you have on hand or enjoy it as an ...

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Rich Creamy Clam Chowder

Rich Creamy Clam Chowder

5 of 5 20 Minutes 4 bowls

Rich creamy clam chowder is something you’d expect to find on the menu at a fancy restaurant but maybe not something you’d you’d think of in terms of a recipe ...

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Jello Cream Cheese Dessert with Pineapple and Cherries

Jello Cream Cheese Dessert

5 of 5 2 Minutes 1 casserole dish

We are kicking it old school today with this Jello cream cheese dessert made with pineapples and cherry pie filling! Is this a recipe you remember from your childhood? Or ...

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Jalapeno Poppers with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Jalepeño Poppers with Sun-dried Tomatoes

5 of 5 15 Minutes 6 jalapeno poppers

I’d venture to say that anyone who likes spice, loves a good bacon-wrapped jalepeño popper. But why eat a good jalapeno popper when you can eat a BOMB jalepeño popper? ...

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Halloween Cupcake Bar - Free printable

Host a Halloween Cupcake Bar – Free Printable!

5 of 5 24 cupcakes

A Halloween cupcake bar is something you can totally pull off with minimal effort. I promise! I’ve got all the things to help you make this happen, including a totally ...

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No Cook Tailgate Food for Football Season

No-Cook Easy Tailgating Recipes for Football Season

5 of 5 1 gallon, 16 apps

Up your tailgate game with these recipe and a chance to win awesome gear!

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Mediterranean Tomato and Cucumber Orzo Salad with Mint and Basil

Mediterranean Tomato and Cucumber Orzo Salad

5 of 5 7 Minutes

What to do with all those garden tomatoes and cucumbers? Funny you should ask, I happen to have this AMAZING recipe for Garden Tomato & Cucumber Orzo Salad handy. 😉 ...

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Marshmallow Monster Pops - an easy Halloween party treat

Marshmallow Monster Pops

5 of 5 24 pops

How cute are the Marshmallow Monster Pops for a Halloween party?! Before you start thinking I’m going full Pinterest-mom on you, let me reassure you that these marshmallow monster pops ...

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Easy Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes with Marinara Sauce

5 of 5 6 Minutes 2 fried green tomatoes

As a first-year gardener I now understand why fried green tomatoes are a thing. If you have a garden or have ever gardened, then you know what I’m talking about. ...

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One-Minute Apple Cinnamon Muffins

One-Minute Apple Cinnamon Muffins

5 of 5 1 Minutes 1 muffin

One-minute muffins are going to change your weekday breakfast life for-ever. First off, these are pretty darn healthy for a muffin. But let’s just hurry up and get to the ...

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Coconut Tapioca Pudding - no eggs

3-Ingredient Coconut Tapioca Pudding (Egg free)

5 of 5 10 Minutes 2 cups

This is a super easy homemade tapioca pudding that involves just three ingredients—coconut cream, tapioca pearls and a little raw sugar (or honey). You can also add a pinch of ...

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Homemade Blueberry Toaster Tarts

Homemade Blueberry Toaster Tarts

5 of 5 10 Minutes 6 toaster tarts

A few days ago, on Instagram, I asked you guys what I should make—homemade blueberry toaster tarts or a blueberries pie?? You guys voted and the results were exactly 50% ...

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Zucchini Brownies with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Zucchini Brownies with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

5 of 5 15 Minutes 12 brownies

Well, if you’ve made it this far, you’re clearly not afraid to venture into the healthy dessert zone. While I acknowledge that desserts and meant to be indulgent, I think ...

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Cold Sesame Noodle Salad with Spiralized Carrots

5 of 5 5 Minutes 1 large batch

Imagine this—it’s a hot summer’s day and you’re hungry for a late lunch because it’s been a busy morning. You don’t feel like cooking anything or even making a sandwich. ...

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Homemade Watermelon Popsicles

Homemade Watermelon Popsicles

5 of 5 10 popsciles

Is it just me or do you always have leftover watermelon? I mean, the things are just huge. That’s totally their charm but I am crazy about not wasting food ...

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Easiest Homemade Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Easiest Homemade Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

5 of 5 Frosting for 6 cupcakes

It doesn’t get easier or more delicious than this chocolate buttercream frosting recipe right here. This frosting is seriously good enough to eat right out of the bowl and so ...

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Red White and Blue Moscato Sangria

Red White and Blue Moscato Sangria

5 of 5 2 liters sangria

We are in full-swing summer mode over here, prepping early for the 4th of July with this very festive and patriotic red-white-and-blue sangria made with Moscato — a deliciously sweet ...

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Frozen Pineapple Mai Tai Recipe

Frozen Pineapple Mai Tai

5 of 5 1 cocktail

A Mai Tai is just one of those drinks that conjures up images of warm sandy beaches, palm trees and crystal clear waters. A.K.A vacation, baby! So, whether or not ...

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Chia Jam - 2 Ingredients, No Cook

Chia Jam – 2 Ingredients, No Cook

5 of 5 1/2 cup jam

No-cook, 2-ingredient chia jam. Healthy doesn’t get any simpler than this except for maybe just biting into an apple! I’m guessing since you’re reading this, you’re either an adventurous eater, ...

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Hawaiian Kebabs with Bacon-wrapped Shrimp and Pineapple

Hawaiian Kebabs with Bacon-wrapped Shrimp and Pineapple

5 of 5 15 Minutes 5 kebabs

How fun are these grilled Hawaiian kebabs? They’re fun to make, to look at, and—duh—to eat! I love how the ingredients layer together. They almost look like Hawaiian totem poles!! ...

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Tropical Pineapple-orange Tequila Sunrise

Tropical Pineapple-orange Tequila Sunrise

5 of 5 1 cocktail

It’s Friday and you know what that means, right? Time for a new cocktail! Today I’m making Tequila Sunrises but with a little twist—I added some pineapple! A splash of ...

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Spiked Chocolate-Raspberry Mousse Dessert

Spiked Chocolate-Raspberry Yogurt Mousse

5 of 5 2 desserts

Spiked Chocolate Raspberry Yogurt Mousse. Well, that’s a mouthful. I wanted you guys to know all about this crazy dessert cocktail though! So I couldn’t leave out the details. Let’s ...

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How to Make Gravy from Rotisserie Chicken Drippings

How to Make Gravy from Rotisserie Chicken Drippings

5 of 5 25 Minutes 3 cups gravy

I’m super excited to share this awesome weeknight dinner hack: how to make gravy from store bought rotisserie chicken! Yes, it’s true. You can actually make a really delicious gravy ...

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Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese

5 of 5 20 Minutes 4 bowls of soup

Well, it’s May and I really wanted to post this tomato soup recipe earlier since we’re getting into spring now, but life’s been a little crazy. You know how that ...

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Smoked Rosemary and Blackberry Whiskey Sour

Smoked Rosemary and Blackberry Whiskey Sour

5 of 5 1 cocktail

Get ready to up your cocktail game, people. This smoked rosemary and blackberry whiskey sour is a show-stopper.  ???? Up until this moment, I’ve been giving you some basic cocktail ...

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Choclate Chip Whole Wheat Scones

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Scones

3.7 of 5 15 Minutes 6 scones

Guys, scones. They’re so easy to make! I never knew. What’s different about these chocolate chip scones from all the other recipes out there? Well, these taste amazing and they’re ...

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Real Maryland Crab Cakes No Breadcrumbs

Real Maryland Crab Cakes – No Breadcrumbs

5 of 5 10 Minutes 4 crab cakes

Guys, I hate to break it to you, but unless you have dined in or around the state of Maryland, chances are that “Maryland Crab Cake” you ordered off of ...

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Crispy Sesame Tofu

Crispy Sesame Tofu

5 of 5 10 Minutes

This recipe—crispy sesame tofu, lightly fried in a spicy-sweet ginger-sesame sauce topped with slivered sugar snap peas—has been a long time coming! And it’s easier than you think to make ...

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Strawberry Ginger Pinot Sangria

Strawberry Ginger Pinot Sangria

5 of 5 1 pitcher sangria

Well it’s still snowing here in northern Pennsylvania today, but I think a pretty pink pitcher of strawberry sangria is still in order. When you want something but it’s not ...

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Mexican Style Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Mexican Style Baked Sweet Potato Fries

5 of 5 35 Minutes

I think you’re are going to l-o-v-e these Mexican-style baked sweet potato fries! They are awesomely healthy and more importantly, delicious. The warm mild sweet and saltiness of the sweet ...

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Best Cranberry Limoncello Cosmo

Best Cranberry Limoncello Cosmo

5 of 5 1 cosmo

This week’s cocktail, the Cranberry Limoncello Cosmo, is inspired by a former co-workers and friend of mine, who happens to be a former long-term news anchor, now PR professional. She ...

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Meatza Pie

Meatza Pie

5 of 5 20 Minutes 1 meatza

What is a meatza pie, you ask? Well, it’s kind of like a pizza pie but, you know, meatier. This “meatza” recipe was inspired by my archives of vintage recipes. ...

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Easy Moscow Mule - Just 3 ingredients

Easy Moscow Mule – Just 3 ingredients

5 of 5 1 Moscow Mule

The suddenly popular Moscow Mule is luckily a drink that’s super easy to make at home.  It’s extremely refreshing and just puts out chill vibes with it’s slice of lime ...

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Low Sugar Lemon Curd Topping

Low Sugar Lemon Curd

5 of 5 10 Minutes 1 pint lemon curd

I’ve been wanting to make lemon curd for a long time now and finally got inspired to do it when I saw Joanie Simon’s cute lemon curd nests! Since I ...

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Neapolitan Whoopie Pies - using cake mix

Neapolitan Whoopie Pies

5 of 5 10 Minutes 12 whoopie pies

These neapolitan whoopie pies are super delicious and easy to make because I cheat and use cake mix! ???? These tri-colored beauties were inspired by neapolitan ice cream but in ...

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Grandpa's Green Stinger Drink

Grandpa’s Green Stinger Drink

5 of 5 1 drink

“Grandpa’s green drink” is what we called this creme de menthe and brandy after-dinner drink. We grandkids knew not to bother the grown ups when grandpa sat down to relax ...

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Southern Barbecue Pork-Topped Cornbread Pie

Southern Barbecue Pork-Topped Cornbread Pie

5 of 5 20 Minutes 1 pie

This southern-inspired dish makes for a quick and delicious dinner using ground pork. The spicy-sweet flavors of the pork compliment the cornbread really well. This recipe is actually a two-for. ...

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Easy Authentic Indian Butter Chicken

Easy Authentic Indian Butter Chicken

5 of 5 15 Minutes

Otherwise know as Chicken Makhani, Butter Chicken is probably my all-time favorite Indian dish. OK, maybe next to samosas! I love them both and lucky for me I’ve eaten my ...

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Thin Mint Cocktail - Just two ingredients! Tastes just like a thin mint Girl Scout cookie!

Thin Mint Cocktail

5 of 5 1 cocktail

**You must be 21 or older to enjoy this beverage! Please drink responsibly** Ladies and gentlemen, this is going to be epic! Ready? Introducing… the Thin Mint Cocktail. TWO INGREDIENTS. ...

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Lucky Charm Black Bean Brownies - A fun and easy St. Patrick's Day snack or dessert!

Lucky Charms Black Bean Brownies

5 of 5 20 Minutes 1 dozen brownies

I’m pretty much famous for trying to sneak healthy foods into brownies. Ask my kids. They’ve tried all my experiments from broccoli to lima bean brownies (neither would I recommend ...

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A Simpler Mojito - Try this recipe using simple syrup if you've had trouble getting sugar to dissolve when you've made mojitos in the past.

A Simpler Mojito

5 of 5 1 mojito

A simpler yet still delicious Mojito recipe using simple syrup. Try this if you've had trouble getting sugar to dissolve when you've made mojitos in the past.

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Pineapple Zucchini Bread

Pineapple Zucchini Bundt Cake

3.5 of 5 50 Minutes 2 mini loaves, 1 bundt cake

This pineapple zucchini bundt cake originated as an amazing zucchini bread recipe I got from a lady named Helen Brookman who lovingly passed along her recipes, with the help of the Hospice ...

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Easy Key Lime Pie - Perfect St. Patrick's Day dessert!

Easy Key Lime Pie

4.8 of 5 15 Minutes 1 pie

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I thought I’d re-post one of the Mr.’s favorite recipes —  key lime pie. I would consider you one lucky devil if ...

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Old Bay Bloody Mary Mix Recipe

Old Bay Bloody Mary

5 of 5

Are you a fan of Old Bay seasoning, seafood, and spicy things? Then you’re going to love this Maryland-inspired Bloody Mary recipe! I’ve always wanted to be a Bloody Mary ...

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Mediterranean Veggie Tacos - No cooking required! Done in 10 minutes.

Mediterranean Veggie Tacos

5 of 5 2 tacos

These Mediterranean veggie tacos are great for an extremely quick lunch or dinner. No cooking required! Done in 10 minutes. They are deliciously simple and full of flavor. If you ...

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Easy Amaretto Sour Cocktail Recipe

Amaretto Sour Cocktail

5 of 5 1 cocktail

Ever had an Amaretto sour? If not, you’re in for a treat! I love lemons so this was a hit with my tastes buds. Amaretto is definitely a sweet liquor ...

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Heart-shaped Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing - Try these for an easy yet festive Valentine's Day breakfast!

Heart-shaped Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

5 of 5 15 Minutes 5 cinnamon rolls

Sometimes I get lazy about cooking. I wish I could say we carefully planned all our meals but more often than not, we don’t. A lot of times, we’re coming ...

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Dark and Stormy Cocktail Recipe

Dark and Stormy Cocktail

5 of 5 1 cocktail

This is a simple, classic recipe for a dark and story. Isn’t it pretty?! I love the blend of colors. It reminds me of a sky before a storm comes ...

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Homemade Bagels - Simple 5-ingredient recipe using Greek yogurt

Homemade Bagels

5 of 5 25 Minutes 8 bagels

Never in my life would I have thought I’d find myself making my own bagels. I don’t know why the thought really never crossed my mind. Homemade bread? Sure. But ...

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Easy Piña Colada Recipe - Perfect for a Luau themed party! Simple and delicious recipe.

Piña Colada Cocktail

5 of 5 1 Piña Colada

Do you like Piña Coladas and getting caught in the rain? Listen/sign along here! Well then you’re going to enjoy this easy, make-at-home recipe for Piña Coladas and I think ...

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Football Party Snack Idea

Almond Footballs and Kettle Corn Party Snack

5 of 5 5 Minutes 1 bowl

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #timetocrunch #CollectiveBias “And he could… go… all… the… way… ” ???????????? I remember ...

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2-Minute Avocado Pesto Sauce Sandwich

5-Minute-Avocado-Pesto Melt

5 of 5 5 Minutes 1 sandwiches

Inspired by my all-time favorite sandwich from the local Whole Foods Co-op, the California Melt, is this homemade version. I’ve lost track of how many sandwiches I’ve purchased from the ...

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Raspberry Gin Fizz Cocktail

Raspberry Gin Fizz Cocktail

5 of 5 1 glass

This raspberry gin fizz cocktail is bubbly, fresh and delicious! It’s made with Slo gin and is one of my favorite mixed drinks. I mean, how pretty is it?!  It’s ...

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Healthy Cajun Ham and Cheddar Biscuits

Healthy Cajun Ham and Cheddar Biscuits

5 of 5 15 Minutes 18 biscuits

Somehow I’ve been meaning to post this for about, oh, five years now. Not even exaggerating. I first tried these cheddar biscuits back when I was pregnant with my daughter. Who ...

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Heart-shaped Chocolate Chip Lava Cookies

Heart-shaped Chocolate Chip Lava Cookies

5 of 5 20 Minutes 8 lava cookies

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and I know not everyone gets excited about that but lemme tell ya, I think you’re going to get excited about these heart-shaped chocolate chip lava ...

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Indian-spiced Potato and Cauliflower Pockets. Amazing with mint chutney. Super easy to make. Try them for lunch, as an apetizer or dinner!

Indian-spiced Potato and Cauliflower Pockets

5 of 5 15 Minutes 6 pockets

I’m not calling these samosas. Although that’s pretty close to what they are, I feel it would be slightly blasphemous to do so for a few reasons. Samosas are a ...

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Breadcrumbs

Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Breadcrumbs

3.5 of 5 20 Minutes

This baked macaroni and and cheese always reminds me of my momma. (I added the breadcrumbs!) When I returned home after going away to college I was welcomed with a ...

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Homemade Fruit Snack Gummy Bears

Homemade Fruit Snack Gummy Bears

5 of 5 5 Minutes 1/4 cup gummy bears

**This recipe is sponsored by Slammers Superfood Snack** Here’s the thing. I really want my kiddos to eat their fruits and veggies. It’s just not that easy. And I like ...

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Spinach Pesto Pasta with Shrimp

Spinach Pesto Pasta with Shrimp

5 of 5 20 Minutes

There are a lot of things I love about this spinach pesto dish so I’m going to go ahead and just list them out: You get a healthy dose of ...

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Easy Yule Log recipe using cake mix

Easy Yule Log Recipe Using Cake Mix

5 of 5 15 Minutes 1 yule log

There’s something so cozy, festive and inviting about a holiday yule log! Especially one made of cake. 😋 Did you know it’s really pretty easy to make a yule log? ...

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Crispy Mushroom Caps and Lox

Crispy Mushroom Caps with Lox

5 of 5 35 Minutes 1 dozen mushroom caps

Hold on to your hats! We’re about to get fancy here. But not fancy in a this-took-forever-to-make kind of way. No, no. We don’t do that. These crunchy, delicious little ...

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Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

5 of 5 20 Minutes 3 dozen

Holiday cookie baking is a lot more fun now that I know a few things about cooking. My twenty-something self knew some basics but she had a lot to learn. ...

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Cranberry Christmas Mimosa

Cranberry Christmas Mimosa

5 of 5

I’m going to keep this short and sweet! This is a simple and super tasty little mimosa but really, let’s be honest, this drink is all about being cute and ...

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Cranberry Walnut Stuffed Pork with Brandy Sauce

Cranberry Walnut Stuffed Pork with Brandy Sauce

5 of 5 1 stuffed pork loin

First of all, stuffing meat is my new favorite thing. It’s oddly fun and the possibilities are endless! I’m not even a big meat-eater and I’ll be honest, that’s because ...

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Browns Butterfinger Bundt Cake

Browns Butterfinger Bundt Cake

3.7 of 5 50 Minutes 1 bundt cake

Butterfinger lovers everywhere: rejoice! You can now enjoy your favorite candy bar in the form of a bundt cake. Just in time for Halloween! You’ll need two full sized Butterfingers ...

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Easy Homemade Creamed Spinach

Easy Homemade Creamed Spinach

5 of 5 15 Minutes Large casserole dish

Homemade creamed spinach is a favorite of mine going way back to when I use to work at Boston Market. It was actually called Boston Chicken then. Remember that?? O.M.G. ...

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Candy Apple Kit

Candy Apple Kit Tips

5 of 5 15 Minutes 6-8 apples

We’re keeping it old school here today with these glossy candy apples! Not only are they pretty, they’re pretty delicious. The candy apple kits at the grocery store were calling ...

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Kielbasa Sweet Potato Hash

Kielbasa Sweet Potato Hash

5 of 5 10 Minutes

One of the benefits of working from home is having access to a full kitchen to make delicious lunches. I’ve also definitely saved money not eating out as much and ...

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Spicy Sriracha Pumpkin Seeds

Spicy Sriracha Pumpkin Seeds

5 of 5 60 Minutes 1 cup

Love Sriracha? Well then my friends, you are going to love these crispy, baked Sriracha pumpkin seeds!! The lightly buttered-spicy-garlicy flavor is going to just this once, make you excited ...

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Chocolate Maple Zucchini Donuts

Chocolate Maple Zucchini Donuts

5 of 5 10 Minutes 18 donuts

*This post was created with reCap Mason Jars* This all started with a donut pan I’d been eyeing for awhile. ???? One of our guilty pleasures is grabbing a package ...

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Watermelon Lime Slushie

2-ingredient Watermelon Lime Slushie

5 of 5 2 slushies

The solution to all your leftover watermelon problems: Watermelon Lime Slushies! This simple 2-ingredient recipe will have you wondering why you’ve been throwing out leftover watermelon for so many years. ...

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Chocolate Honey-Almond Biscotti

Chocolate Honey-Almond Biscotti

5 of 5 55 Minutes 12 biscotti

There are very few things in life that I love more than my morning cup of coffee. ☕ In fact, most days it’s necessary. Just ask Aaron… or my kids… ...

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Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad

Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad

5 of 5

This 10-minute cranberry walnut chicken salad makes for a really easy + appetizing + filling, low-carb meal idea. This is great for lunch or dinner. To serve as a complete ...

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Grilled Pineapple with Ice Cream and Maple Rum Sauce

Grilled Pineapple with Ice Cream and Maple Rum Sauce

5 of 5 5 Minutes 1 grilled pineapple

I know, I know. Summer’s almost over. ???? A lot of kids are already back to school which is kind of crazy to me. As much as I’m looking forward ...

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Easy Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread

Easy Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread

5 of 5 20 Minutes 1 loaf

You are going to love how easy this cinnamon pull apart bread is to make! Imagine warm, gooey, fresh-baked cinnamon bread drizzled with icing. Now imagine not having to make ...

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Quick Pickled Eggs with Beets and Onions

Quick Pickled Eggs with Beets and Onions

5 of 5 6 eggs

In case you haven’t noticed, lately I’ve been quick pickling ALL THE THINGS. Eggs, red onions, cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, you get the idea. I don’t know what it is exactly ...

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Best Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Best Chocolate Zucchini Bread

4.7 of 5 55 Minutes 2 loaves

The best part about this chocolate zucchini bread is that it tastes pretty much like chocolate cake but there’s almost 3 cups of zucchini, wheat flour and healthy coconut oil ...

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Camping Sangria

Camping Sangria

3.8 of 5 2 liters

Let me just start out by saying that this sangria goes down a little too easily! 😉 I highly recommend making lots of friends around the campsite and sharing this ...

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Herbed Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Herbed Cucumber and Tomato Salad

5 of 5 1 salad

There are so many things to love about summer but fresh-picked, garden veggies and herbs are one of summer’s sweetest little treasures. This herbed cucumber and tomato salad is something ...

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Quick Yellow Pickled Eggs

Quick Yellow Pickled Eggs

5 of 5 6 eggs

So, about pickled eggs. Funny story. Back when the Mr. and I were still dating, we went shopping together, each looking for something to contribute to the white elephant gift ...

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Backyard Barbecue Ideas #shop

Backyard Barbecue Menu

5 of 5 8 Minutes Food for 4

Join our scavenger hunt at the new Giant Eagle as we shop for our backyard barbecue. We're making Walkin' Burgers on a Stick, Sparkling Arnold Palmers, and Mint Chocolate Chip ...

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Greek Pita Boat

Greek “Pita” Boat

5 of 5 4 pita boats

Have you noticed the new little tortilla boats in the Mexican food isle?! ???? I just thought they were so cute! Had to buy them. However, not a fan of ...

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Twinkie Poke Cake

Twinkie Poke Cake

5 of 5 25 Minutes 1 cake

Remember a few years ago when there were going to be no more Twinkies ever?? I never realized just how sad I’d be to see a favorite childhood snack gone. ...

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Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Pink Refrigerator Dill Pickles

5 of 5 2 jars pickles

If you have a refrigerator, then you’re half way to making these awesomely easy refrigerator PINK dill pickles. With just 5 minutes of prep and a day in the fridge, ...

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Maryland Hot Crab Dip Pretzel

Maryland Crab Dip Pretzel

5 of 5 15 Minutes 2 crab pretzels

**A special thank you to my step mom for sharing this recipe and for making this dip for me over the years** If the sight of picnic tables covered in ...

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Seafood Casserole using crawfish, crab, clams and shrimp

Seafood Stuffing Casserole

5 of 5 35 Minutes 1 casserole

Guys, I’ve been sitting on this seafood stuffing casserole recipe for at least 10 years. No joke. I know this because I got this recipe from my aunt before I ...

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Cranberry Blue Cheese Salad

Cranberry Blue Cheese Salad

5 of 5 1 salad

Raise your hand if you like blue cheese. Are you raising your hand? Good! Then you can probably just skip right on down to the recipe part of this page ...

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Orange-Marmalade-Glazed Ham - Easter Ham

Orange-Marmalade-Glazed Ham

4.8 of 5 1 ham

**This recipe is sponsored by Smith’s — headquartered close to home in Erie, PA!** As much as I love the combination of pineapples and ham (hello, favorite pizza toppings), I ...

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Old Fashioned Vegetable Beef Soup

Old Fashioned Vegetable Beef Soup

5 of 5 5 cups

Guys and gals this is going to take you way back in so many good, wholesome ways. First, I don’t know about your grandma, but mine made a mean pot ...

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Pink Sherbet Punch for Baby Shower

Pink Sherbet Punch for Baby Shower

5 of 5 1 bowl of punch

This pink sherbet punch is one of my favorite easy drink recipes that’s perfect for a baby shower or a girlie princess birthday party. Wondering what drinks to serve at ...

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Ham and Cheese Hawaiian Roll Sliders

Ham and Cheese Hawaiian Roll Sliders

5 of 5 20 Minutes 12 sanwiches

These little oven baked ham and cheese sliders are a family favorite. What’s not to like? With their buttery sweet Hawaiian buns, topped with poppy seeds. Then baked until the ...

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Easy Buttery Shortbread Cookies

Easy Buttery Shortbread Cookies

5 of 5 7 Minutes 2 dozen

Have you ever wondered why there’s no ready-made shortbread cookie mix? Or am I the only one who’s that simple? Gah! Well, my friends. These buttery shortbread cookies are so ...

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Baked Corn Casserole with Sour Cream

Baked Corn Casserole

5 of 5 55 Minutes 1 pan

Warning: this baked corn casserole is addictingly delicious. I first sampled the recipe at a work party. And by sampled I mean had 3-4 helpings. It was so good and ...

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Caramel Apple Crumb Cake - Made Healthy

Caramel Apple Crumb Cake

5 of 5 35 Minutes 1 cake

This caramel apple crumb cake got me thinking… Baking is therapy. Sometimes getting some time to yourself o process your thoughts is what you need to navigate through difficult times. ...

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Butternut Squash Orzo with Feta and Sage

Butternut Squash Orzo with Feta and Sage

5 of 5 25 Minutes Approx. 6 cups

Did you guy see that very large casserole dish of velvety roasted butternut squash, orzo, feta and sage up there. Did you see the SIZE of it? Yeah, I could ...

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Chili-Topped Potato Waffle

Chili-Topped Potato Waffle

5 of 5 5 Minutes 2 potato waffles

You may have noticed, from this + my last two posts, that I made a ginormous batch of chili and I’m really making the most of it. I’m one of ...

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5-Minute Cheesy Chili Burritos

5 of 5 2 Minutes 4 burritos

The answer to “What to make with leftover chili?” is: THESE! 5-Minute Cheesy Chili Burritos. These chili burritos are so easy and the best part is that they’re freezable too. ...

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Crock-pot Coriander Chili

Crock-Pot Coriander Chili

5 of 5 120 Minutes 4 quarts

I like my recipes simple and easy. Truly, what’s easier (and more yummy) than Crock-Pot chili? I do appreciate the complex combinations of spices you can find in certain foods ...

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Healthy Brookie Ice Cream Sandwich with Halo Top Ice Cream

Healthy Brookie Ice Cream Sandwich with Halo Top

5 of 5 12 Minutes 6 ice cream sandwiches

Baby, I can see your halo-o-o! ???? I did it. I finally tried Halo Top ice cream. I had to see what the hype was all about. Healthy ice cream? ...

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Homemade Salsa with Fresh Tomatoes

Homemade Salsa with Fresh Tomatoes

5 of 5 10 Minutes 1 quart salsa

“Do you need to seed tomatoes?” This is the question I was Googling after I looked down at my first batch ever of homemade salsa. I had gotten a little ...

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Grilled Giant Marconi Stuffed Peppers

Grilled Giant Marconi Stuffed Peppers

5 of 5 10 Minutes 4 giant stuffed peppers

A garden is such a beautiful thing! I love so many things about them. From watching a tiny seed grow into the freshest produce you’ll ever get your hands on, ...

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Make Your Own Breadcrumbs from Toast

Make Your Own Breadcrumbs from Toast

5 of 5 1 cup breadcrumbs

This is hardly a recipe. It’s so super simple to make your own breadcrumbs from toast, you could honestly probably figure it out how on your own. So, why the ...

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Puff Pastry Blueberry Pie

Puff Pastry Blueberry Pie

4.8 of 5 30 Minutes 1 pie

Blueberry picking season is upon us and can I just tell you that my first-ever time picking blueberries happened a few days ago?! Really, it was all an effort to ...

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Mason Jar Blender Smoothies

Mason Jar Blender Smoothies

5 of 5 1 Smoothie

I’m about to blow up your morning breakfast routine. In a good way. If you’re anything like me, you’re not a fan of dishes. As in cleaning them. I will ...

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Roasted Red Pepper & Pepperoni Roll Ups with Vermouth Sauce

Roasted Red Pepper & Pepperoni Roll Ups with Vermouth Sauce

5 of 5 20 Minutes 4 roll ups

You know how kids don’t like to eat anything you put in front of them? I mean, even if they told you just yesterday that it’s their favorite thing in ...

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Spicy Turkey Sausage Frittatas

Spicy Turkey Sausage Frittatas

5 of 5 30 Minutes 6 mini frittatas

So I wanted to name these Cowboy Cupcakes. But the Mr. gave the thumbs down on that. While his mouth was full of one of these breakfast frittatas I might ...

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Sunny-side Up Hot Pepper Breakfast Pizza

Sunny-side Up Hot Pepper Breakfast Pizza

5 of 5 12 Minutes 1 pizza

First there was pizza. Then there was breakfast pizza. What better way to start your day than with three cute little sunny-side up eggs staring up at you. Split with ...

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Caramel Apple Cinnamon French Toast

Caramel Apple Cinnamon French Toast

5 of 5 10 Minutes 6 slices

If you are lucky enough to live near an Amish food store with loaves of fresh-baked cinnamon bread topped with cinnamon sugar crumbles, then this recipe is going to knock ...

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Berry Compote Crepes + Lemon Neat

Berry Compote Crêpes

4.5 of 5 10 Minutes 4 crepes

We’re about to get all sorts of French right now. Crêpes? Compote? Fancy? Yes. The French are generally fancy people and I do like their fancy foods (and their fries). ...

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Roasted Feta Zucchini Pie

Roasted Feta Zucchini Pie

0.1 of 5 30 Minutes 1 pie

I’ve had this bag of shredded zucchini in my fridge now for, well, longer than I care to admit… with the intention of turning it into zucchini bread. I typically ...

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Brunch Ideas Series: Steak and Eggs Rancheros with Lemontini

Steak and Eggs Rancheros

5 of 5 15 Minutes

Wow, what a week it has been let me tell you. Well, actually I can’t really get into the details at the moment per legal mumbo jumbo, but I can ...

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The Perfect Omelet - The secret to making an Omelette like the French

Spinach Basil Mozzarella Omelette

5 of 5 7 Minutes 1 omelet

Usually the simplest things in life are the best things. Sometimes I try to come up with these crazy recipes and I’m finally learning that there are small things you ...

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Brunch Ideas Series: Eggs Benedict with Lemosa

Eggs Benedict

5 of 5 10 Minutes

It’s brunch idea #2 of 5 coming your way here… this is one of my all time favorite things to order when I go out to eat. Eggs Benedict. It’s ...

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A Tour of My Family Cookbook

This post sponsored by CreateMyCookbook In a previous post I talked about my process for creating a family cookbook. I showed you how to preserve handwritten recipes by typing them and compiling them into a book using CreateMyCookbook, a web based cookbook builder with a number of templates you can easily apply. I told you […]

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How to Make a Family Cookbook - Turn your old recipe cards into a cookbook

How to Make a Family Cookbook

This post sponsored by CreateMyCookbook Why Create a Family Cookbook? Well, when my husband and I were first married we didn’t have a lot of money to spend on gifts for family members for the holidays so we came up with the idea of doing a cookbook of our favorite recipes to give as gifts. […]

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Host a Halloween Cupcake Bar

Halloween Cupcake Bar Printable

This is a guest post contributed by the lovely Michelle McVittie of Mom the Manager! Michelle has generously contributed this Halloween themed printable from her Etsy shop for FREE. These labels would be perfect for a cupcake decorating party! Michelle offers up some great advice for incorporating your kids at the party planning stage and […]

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Printable Summer Schedule

Printable Summer Schedule

  Born out of necessary, comes this Printable Summer Schedule! What this is: This schedule is meant to give kids who will be home for the summer, a framework for how to spend their time. It helps make conversations about turning off the TV easier and prepares them mentally for what’s next. Of course, not […]

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Printable Meal Planner and Grocery List

How to Meal Plan the Easy Way

Meal planning does not have to be hard! In fact, the benefits of meal planning will make your life so much easier. Meal planning simply means thinking through your meals in advance. You’re going to have to think about them anyway so thinking them through with enough time to prepare will actually benefit you in […]

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How to Save Money Cutting Kids

Save Money with Home Hair Styling

This post contains affiliate links and I will earn a commission if you make a purchase. All the products I recommend are ones I actually use. One of the ways we save money as a family is by cutting and coloring our own hair. I cut the kids’ hair, I color my own hair and […]

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Family Road Trip Tips to Save Times and Money

Family Road Trip Hacks: Save Time + Money

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiantEaglePerks #CollectiveBias Guys, I’m excited to share with you some tips for saving TIME and MONEY on family road trips! Since moving to Pennsylvania in 2009 (has it really been that long??), we’ve taken a take a LOT […]

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Top 10 Tips for Visiting Hershey, PA

10 Tips for Visiting Hershey Park and Hershey, PA

Thinking about packing up the fam and visiting Hershey, PA? Great! You’ll totally have a blast! But you’ll definitely want to read up on these time and money-saving tips before you leave. To make the most of your vacation, here are my 10 tips: 1. Be sure to visit Hershey Gardens. Just a few minutes […]

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Tasty Food Photography eBook

How I Photograph my Food

Hello my fellow food-loving, good-photography-appreciating friend! I’m so glad you’re here. You and I seem to have a few things in common. We appreciate the arts and we’re also a fan of good food. Because of these two loves, I started this blog back in 2009. Since then, I’ve been working on becoming a better […]

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A printable chart that teaches kids pack own lunch

Teach Your Kids How to Pack Their Own Lunch

I’m here to tell you it is entirely possible to teach your preschooler how to pack their own lunch. They just need to be taught how. This chart will help. Before we get to the chart though, let me just ask…. Who has a picky eater in the house? [raises two hands] Yep, I have two […]

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