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30 Healthy and Hearty Vegetarian Dishes

30 Healthy and Hearty Vegetarian Dishes

Click here to head over to this weeks contribution to Parade?s Community Table ~ 30 Healthy and Hearty Vegetarian Dishes Thanks for your support! I have been trying to incorporate more meatless dishes during the week. It not only saves my family...
recipes - 2018-02-16 16:04:38
Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Blueberry French Toast Casserole

I surprised my family with this delicious blueberry French toast casserole last weekend and they were so happy.  I found the recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction and I made the recipe as written. Per instructions, I made this casserole the night...
recipes - 2018-02-15 16:05:17
Baked Gnocchi with Italian Sausage, Grape Tomatoes, Spinach, and Mozzarella

Baked Gnocchi with Italian Sausage, Grape Tomatoes, Spinach, and Mozzarella

I was in the mood for a gooey cheesy casserole this weekend so I created this baked saucy gnocchi with Italian sausage, grape tomatoes, spinach, and mozzarella. It was quick to make, made my house smell incredible, and tasted so good! We all loved...
recipes - 2018-02-14 16:05:46
Roasted Beet, Goat Cheese, and Avocado Spinach Salad with Honey-Dijon Vinaigrette

Roasted Beet, Goat Cheese, and Avocado Spinach Salad with Honey-Dijon Vinaigrette

I have been craving roasted beets on salad a lot lately. I only recently started liking beets so I think I am trying to make up for lost time. I combined some baby spinach with arugula and tossed it with a honey-dijon vinaigrette that is sweet,...
recipes - 2018-02-13 16:04:57
Honey-Dijon Vinaigrette

Honey-Dijon Vinaigrette

I made a wonderful salad with roasted beets and goat cheese recently that I topped with this delicious Honey-Dijon vinaigrette and it was a huge hit with all of us, especially my husband and daughter. I loved the sweet and tangy flavors from the...
recipes - 2018-02-12 16:06:37
30 Tasty Treats To Tempt Your Valentine

30 Tasty Treats To Tempt Your Valentine

This week’s contribution to Parade?s Community Table is 30 Tasty Treats To Tempt Your Valentine. I love to bake sweet treats for my kids and husband year round but most especially around Valentines Day. It’s an easy and delicious way to...
recipes - 2018-02-09 16:05:51
Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo

When I saw this recipe on New York Times Cooking it looked too good to resist. I was quite curious how it would turn out since it used some strong flavored ingredients like lots of rice vinegar, soy sauce, coconut milk, and tons of fresh garlic. I...
recipes - 2018-02-08 16:06:17
Three Cheese Quiche

Three Cheese Quiche

I like to make quiche to have on hand for quick meals or snacks on busy weeknights. My quiche normally consist of whatever leftover bits and pieces of meats, veggies, and cheese that I have in the fridge. This time I kept it simple by using sharp...
recipes - 2018-02-07 16:05:31
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies with Vanilla Glaze

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies with Vanilla Glaze

I love that these strawberry shortcake cookies with vanilla glaze have all the flavors of strawberry shortcake in one handy cookie. The texture reminds me a little bit of a crisp muffin top and I love that. These cookies were a fun recipe to make...
recipes - 2018-02-06 16:05:39
Cheesy Bacon & Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Cheesy Bacon & Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

I am a huge lover of all types of mushrooms and thankfully my entire family loves them too. These bacon & spinach stuffed mushrooms are my new favorite. Seriously, they are so rich, cheesy, and decadent. My son had a friend over and they ate...
recipes - 2018-02-05 16:05:50
30 Appetizers To Get Your Party Started

30 Appetizers To Get Your Party Started

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade?s Community Table ~ 30 Appetizers To Get Your Party Started Who doesn’t love a good appetizer" Sometimes, the appetizers are the best part of the party! Since the Super Bowl is coming up, I...
recipes - 2018-02-02 16:05:27
Braised Pork Shoulder with Fennel, Garlic, and Herbs

Braised Pork Shoulder with Fennel, Garlic, and Herbs

This pork is a new favorite! The meat turned out so tender, juicy, flavorful, and delicious!!! I found this recipe online at Fine Cooking and decided it would be perfect to make for dinner since it was a cold and dreary day. I let the meat marinate...
recipes - 2018-01-31 16:06:23
Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots

Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots

I was making a braised pork shoulder and mashed potatoes for dinner and decided to so some garlic butter roasted carrots for the vegetable side dish. I tossed the carrots in a bit of olive oil then seasoned them with sea salt and freshly cracked...
recipes - 2018-01-30 16:04:42
Lemon Crumb Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Lemon Crumb Muffins with Lemon Glaze

For this week’s school lunch treat I wanted to do something other than cookies, brownies, or fruit bars. I decided to make some lemon muffins with lots of crumb topping and a tart lemon glaze from a recipe I found on No Spoon Necessary. My...
recipes - 2018-01-29 16:05:39
Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up: My 30 Favorite Game-Day Dishes

Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up: My 30 Favorite Game-Day Dishes

This weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up: My 30 Favorite Game-Day Dishes . Click here to see the recipes. Are you ready for some football" Although I am not a huge fan of watching football, I am a...
recipes - 2018-01-26 16:04:44
Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup with Spinach

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup with Spinach

It has been very cold and rainy here in Oregon this week which always has me craving soup. I found a recipe on Damn Delicious that looked like it would be perfect for dinner tonight. I adapted the recipe by using basil because that is the herb I had...
recipes - 2018-01-25 16:04:27
Kalamata Olive and Feta Vinaigrette

Kalamata Olive and Feta Vinaigrette

I made parmesan chicken and creamy mashed potatoes for dinner and I wanted a Greek flavored salad to pair with them. I found a wonderful looking kalamata olive and feta vinaigrette on Closet Cooking that looked delicious, and since I trust...
recipes - 2018-01-24 16:06:08
Mini Ham and Sharp Cheddar Quiche

Mini Ham and Sharp Cheddar Quiche

I am shocked it took me so long to try making these mini ham and sharp cheddar quiche. I love quiche and make full sized ones all the time. I have a busy week coming so I wanted to make a quick and simple quiche that my kids or I could grab on the...
recipes - 2018-01-23 16:04:50
Thai Yellow Curry with Potatoes, Carrots, and Green Beans

Thai Yellow Curry with Potatoes, Carrots, and Green Beans

I finally made Thai yellow curry paste so I could make Thai curry anytime we wanted instead of ordering takeout. We normally order Thai yellow curry with chicken, potatoes, and carrots, but I was really wanting something with just veggies for dinner...
recipes - 2018-01-22 16:05:41
Thai Yellow Curry Paste

Thai Yellow Curry Paste

My daughter and I love ordering yellow curry from our local Thai restaurant – it’s so comforting, flavorful, and spicy. I stumbled upon a recipe for this Thai yellow curry paste on Pinch of Yum that I had to try. I halved the recipe and...
recipes - 2018-01-18 16:05:58
Pierogi

Pierogi

I have always wanted to try making homemade pierogi but I was a little intimidated by the process. After looking at several different types of pierogi recipes online, I settled on making this recipe I found on King Arthur Flour that had terrific...
recipes - 2018-01-17 16:06:23
Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

Why has it taken me so long to try making my very favorite cookie the snickerdoodle with brown butter" I recently saw a recipe for brown butter snickderdooles on A Southern Grace that had me drooling and I couldn’t wait to bake some...
recipes - 2018-01-16 16:05:42
20 Recipes with Healthy and Delicious Kale

20 Recipes with Healthy and Delicious Kale

This weeks contribution to Parade?s Community Table is 20 Recipes with Healthy and Delicious Kale. Click here to see all of the recipes. Thanks for your support! I love kale because it is so healthy and full of vitamins so I try to sneak it into a...
recipes - 2018-01-12 16:06:20
Sweet Potato, Spinach, Farro and Poached Egg Breakfast Bowl

Sweet Potato, Spinach, Farro and Poached Egg Breakfast Bowl

I made a delicious baby kale and farro salad for lunch recently and had some leftover cooked farro to use up. This morning, I decided to make a breakfast bowl with some sauteed sweet potato, shallot, spinach, tomatoes, and farro then topped it with...
recipes - 2018-01-11 16:05:41
Greek Baby Kale Salad with Farro

Greek Baby Kale Salad with Farro

My husband had a salad with baby kale, farro, and artichoke hearts while at a restaurant recently and it was delicious. Since it’s the New Year and we are trying to eat healthier, I decided to make my own baby kale salad with farro for lunch...
recipes - 2018-01-10 16:05:40
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