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Garlic Herb Roasted Carrots, Green Beans and Potatoes

Garlic Herb Roasted Carrots, Green Beans and Potatoes

Does anyone else struggle with good sides" I feel like I\'m constantly making the same things over and over. I\'m sure my family would disagree with this assessment. I made these a few weeks ago with Pork Tenderloin and it was a great side!...
Category recipes2017-10-20 16:12:39
Nutella Swirled Blondies

Nutella Swirled Blondies

I made these one afternoon and they disappeared from my house way too quickly! Crazy easy recipe that will be a delight for any nutella lover! This recipe is from Dinners, Dishes and Desserts.1/2 cup butter (melted)1 cup brown sugar1 egg1 tsp...
Category recipes2017-10-18 16:12:08
Crock Pot Black Bean Soup

Crock Pot Black Bean Soup

Black Beans are a big hit at our house and when I saw this easy crock pot recipe I had to try it! It was so good! We topped it with a little cheese and sour cream and it was delicious.  It was still pretty warm out on the night I made this but...
Category recipes2017-10-16 16:13:28
Apple Brie and Honey Grilled Cheese

Apple Brie and Honey Grilled Cheese

I love a yummy grilled cheese recipe and this is a copycat of one of my favorite sandwiches from one of my favorite food trucks, the big cheese.2 slices of hearty bread4-5 slices brie4-5 thinly sliced granny smith applehoney1 tbsp butterPlace half...
Category recipes2017-10-13 16:10:53
Crock Pot Brown Sugar  BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Crock Pot Brown Sugar BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

I was going to make a different recipe this night but I couldn\'t get one of the ingredients I needed at the grocery store and I just didn\'t have it in me to go to another store. I created this on a whim and it was a great recipe. The kids...
Category recipes2017-10-11 16:12:29
No Bake Cheesecake Pie

No Bake Cheesecake Pie

I needed an easy recipe to make for dessert one night when friends were coming over. I ended up doubling it which was perfect. I had an extra pie that I was able to give to some neighbors who had just had a baby.  This recipe is adapted from Life...
Category recipes2017-10-10 16:14:26
Cinnamon Apple Waffles

Cinnamon Apple Waffles

Waffles are always a good thing in our house! Both kids love it when they see the waffle maker come out.  This was a delicious fall recipe that everyone enjoyed.  The recipe is adapted from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.1 3/4 cup flour1 tbsp baking...
Category recipes2017-10-06 16:10:40
Greasy Rice

Greasy Rice

Growing up my grandmother made a recipe that we all called Greasy Rice. It was the BEST rice. Unfortunately no one every got her recipe from it but I\'ve always wanted to try my hand at it and this recipe was it! It\'s so flavorful and reminds...
Category recipes2017-10-04 16:12:48
Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bread

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin season is upon us. While I am no fan of the PSL, I will take pumpkin baked goods all day every day. And this pumpkin bread was delicious.  My two year old wanted some of the "cake", I wasn\'t sure what she would think since it was...
Category recipes2017-09-26 16:15:23
Crunchy Roasted Broccoli

Crunchy Roasted Broccoli

I\'m always looking for a new but simple way to fix vegetables. This was a great way new way to make broccoli and the crunch just added a little something extra.4 cups broccoli florets1/4 cup butter (melted)1 cup panko crumbs1/2 tsp garlic...
Category recipes2017-09-22 16:10:57
Crock Pot Chicken with Bacon Gravy

Crock Pot Chicken with Bacon Gravy

I made this the first week of school because I needed easy!  This recipe was delicious, flavorful and super easy to throw in the crock pot. I served it over brown rice.3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts6 slices bacon 2 packages chicken gravy1...
Category recipes2017-09-20 16:12:26
Black Bean Layer Dip

Black Bean Layer Dip

This layer dip is a fun twist on a classic! I loved using the black beans and it gave the dip an overall fresher flavor in my opinion. It\'s perfect for tailgating or watching a football game at the house!16oz black beans2 cloves garlic2 tsp lime...
Category recipes2017-09-18 16:14:19
Apple Fritter Monkey Bread

Apple Fritter Monkey Bread

 It\'s fall!!!! That means it\'s finally time for all things apple and pumpkin and soups and chowders and all of my favorite types of food! This monkey bread is the perfect Saturday morning breakfast treat!This recipe is adapted from Pack...
Category recipes2017-09-15 16:13:11
Quick and Easy Chicken Lo Mein

Quick and Easy Chicken Lo Mein

This is officially one of my new favorite dinners.  I\'m a harsh critic on my own cooking and it takes a lot for me to exclaim "oh this is so good" after just one bite. But this had me at first bite and I know I will be making it a lot! The...
Category recipes2017-09-13 16:14:29
Red Velvet Surprise Cupcakes

Red Velvet Surprise Cupcakes

I needed to take something sweet to small group the other week and these were perfect! They were easy to throw together and they were easy to transport in the car! They turned out great and might be a new favorite around here!Cupcake2 1/2 cups...
Category recipes2017-09-11 16:13:55
Grilled Brown Sugar Chili Pork Tenderloin

Grilled Brown Sugar Chili Pork Tenderloin

Easy, delicious, flavorful! That perfectly sums up this grilled pork tenderloin. This was Gray\'s pick for his birthday dinner and it was a great pick! This recipe is adapted from Katie\'s Cucina.2 pork tenderloins2 tbsp chili powder2 tbsp brown...
Category recipes2017-09-08 16:13:08
Creamy Margherita Pasta

Creamy Margherita Pasta

Pasta pasta pasta. My two year old loves pasta. Almost every night she asks if we are having pasta and if I say yes it\'s met with cheers! This creamy cheesy pasta was delicious! This recipe was adapted from Carlsbad Cravings.1lb penne pasta2 tbsp...
Category recipes2017-09-06 16:13:40
Garlic Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes might be on of my most favorite things ever. And garlic might be one of my most favorite things ever. These mashed potatoes were super creamy and amazing! This recipe was adapted from Coco and Ash.2lbs potatoes10 large garlic cloves...
Category recipes2017-09-04 16:12:48
Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake

Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake

This was Gray\'s choice for his birthday dessert this year and I have to say it was super good. The lemon flavor in the pound ca ke wasn\'t overwhelming and the glaze had just the tartness that it needed to add to the cake. I love that it uses...
Category recipes2017-09-01 16:13:36
Grilled Brown Sugar Balsamic Chicken

Grilled Brown Sugar Balsamic Chicken

I love an easy grilled chicken recipe and this one was perfect and so flavorful! My kids devoured all of theirs and were asking for more even though there wasn\'t any more! This recipe is from Delightful E Made.3-4 boneless skinless chicken...
Category recipes2017-08-30 16:14:51
Cinnamon Pancakes

Cinnamon Pancakes

Pancakes are always a hit with my family and these cinnamon pancakes were a perfect twist on the classic! With school starting today this is the perfect breakfast or even better, easy weeknight dinner!2 cups flour1/2 cup sugar3 tbsp cream of tarter2...
Category recipes2017-08-29 16:16:15
Baked Ravioli with Charred Tomatoes and Spinach

Baked Ravioli with Charred Tomatoes and Spinach

Ravioli has become one of the things I can almost always guarantee that both of my kids will devour, specifically my two year old who can be persnickety about dinner. Speaking of that two year old, this page has been open for the last 45 minutes as...
Category recipes2017-08-25 16:13:41
Bacon Jalapeno Popper Dip

Bacon Jalapeno Popper Dip

I love a good dip and with football season just around the corner this is a must have at your next tailgate or football party! I served with both frito scoops and tortilla chips and no matter what you put this stuff on it\'s sure to be the...
Category recipes2017-08-23 16:15:51
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