Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup

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Ward off the winter chill by fueling up with a big bowl of comfort food- this Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup  is perfect for just that. Rich, filling, and hearty it is a complete meal loaded into one bowl. Chunks of potato, rich bacon, and creamy cheese mix to create the flavor of loaded baked potatoes that ...

Healthy Homemade Chicken Nuggets

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Healthy and delicious REAL chicken nuggets kids love are only 20 minutes away with this newest installment of Kids In The Kitchen series. My kids, like 98% of the world love chicken nuggets. Sometimes it's all they want to eat, you know besides candy.  I am not a fan of fast food or the processed bag ...

Avocado Crab Dip

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A few weeks ago we did a traditional crab dip.  I promised a healthier version for you- swapping the mayo for avocado makes for a whole new dimension of flavor for the dip... perfect for your Superbowl parties (Go Pats!!)Avocado Crab Dip Ingredients 2 Avocados, mashed 2 6 oz cans of crab 2-3 tsp. of Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy ...

Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies

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Cake mix recipes make for a lot of quick and simple treats.  They take almost no time to prep and there's really no limit to what you can do with them- add-ins, colors, flavors... frosted, not frosted... These Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies with White Chocolate Chips are a fun reminder of summer but also perfect for ...

Better Breakfast Ideas for the New Year

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It's a new year and we've been trying to find new ideas for breakfast. Mornings are always busy with trying to get kids around and ready for school so having quick, fun, and yummy ideas for breakfast is really important in our house. So when we were asked to try the new Aussie Style Yogurt ...

Grace Thomas inspired Ratatouille Recipe

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Today' s ratatouille dish is inspired by  American Girl 2015 Girl of The Year- Grace Thomas. Grace is an adorable brunette doll with a side bang, beautiful blue eyes and freckles.  She has a passion for baking, dreams of opening her own bakery, gets an amazing opportunity to visit France and she is available now ...

Kid Friendly Overnight Oatmeal

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Get those Kids in The Kitchen with this simple AND delicious recipe. Only 4 ingredients make this Kid Friendly Overnight Oatmeal a snap!  This one is a great one for filling those bellies before a busy day on the slopes, building snowmen, etc. or just playing outside after a snowfall!  Who doesn't love  chocolate and ...

{Good for you} Triple Chocolate Brownies

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This post brought to you by AllWhites Egg Whites. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Trying to lose weight is a common resolution.  Trying to detox after holiday yummies is also a common resolution- and struggle.  Some of us struggle more than others (read: me). I like to taper down ...

Strawberry Passionfruit Chia Smoothie

Strawberry Passionfruit Chia Smoothie

I am trying to work on filling, healthy breakfasts and snacks.  I'm usually rushing around in the morning getting kids where they need to be and my husband out the door, without forgetting any important things anyone needs.  I always get my coffee, but it's a rare morning when I get myself a healthy breakfast! ...

Homemade Cereal Bars- Kids in The Kitchen

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Welcome to the first week of This Mama Loves Kids in The Kitchen! I am delighted that you are following along with our series and  hope that you will enjoy letting your little one in the kitchen to create healthy and delicious recipes as much as I did.  This week we are replacing store bought cereal bars ...