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Peaches and Cream Breakfast Quinoa

I love peaches, I love cream, and I love a slow cooker meal that can be thrown together with a set it and forget it attitude! This Peaches and Cream Breakfast Quinoa, from Better Homes & Gardens was such a delicious to a basic…

April 18, 2021
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Chicken Enchiladas in Salsa Verde

I just love when a recipe calls for rotisserie chicken! You know it’s going to be easy enough for a weeknight meal, and when it’s from Real Simple, it’s usually also delicious! These Chicken Enchiladas in Salsa Verde are no exception! Details below! Rating:…

April 15, 2021
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Greek Meatballs

I made a big batch of these turkey meatballs because they’re so good to have on hand with little kids! These Greek Meatballs from AllRecipes also made for a nice dinner for the adults, too! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an…

April 13, 2021
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Birthday Food!

My big girl is four!! She asked and she received! She wanted a day of bacon burgers and fries (and actually flipped through the Cravings Hungry for More cookbook herself) and wanted a chocolate unicorn cake! I thought it was the perfect time to…

April 11, 2021
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Easter Brunch!

What an Easter! Our second in lockdown, and this time I prepared the meal under some loud roof construction, but it was all worth it! See below for detail on our Easter brunch lineup of a Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham and Watercress, Strawberry. and Toasted-Sesame…

April 5, 2021
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Provençal Zucchini Gratin

It’s salmon night! And I just love trying a new veggie side to compliment a baked fish fillet! Tonight, Ina Garten’s Provençal Zucchini Gratin was a flavorful, crispy, delicious dish to add to my plate! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an…

March 30, 2021
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Whole-Grain Breakfast Bowl

What a delicious start to the weekend! Ina Garten does it again in her Modern Comfort Food cookbook! This Whole-Grain Breakfast Bowl is filling, simple to prepare, and pretty darn delicious. Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: Gotta love an…

March 27, 2021
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Cashew Soba Noodles with Fried Shallots

Daphne Oz has officially captured my attention! Recipe number three is a home run! Cashew Soba Noodles with Fried Shallots would make for an amazing lunch on the go, and have cozied up nicely to my weeknight salmon fillet. Details below!! Rating: A+ How…

March 25, 2021
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Pappardelle With Cabbage, Prosciutto, and Sage

This is my slight nod to St. Patrick’s Day this year! I had no time for a big Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner, so I picked something with salty meat, cabbage, and carbs! Does this count? Either way, this Pappardelle with Cabbage, Prosciutto, and…

March 17, 2021
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Hoisin-Glazed Pork & Turkey Meatloaf

She had me at hoisin-glazed! I love a sweet and sticky addition to any dinner, so obviously had to try Daphne Oz’s Hoisin-Glazed Pork & Turkey Meatloaf. I look forward to checking out more of her recipes in my brand new book! Rating: B+…

March 15, 2021