Peach Dump Cake a la Mode

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With the dog days of summer comes more frequent opportunities to serve tasty, refreshing meals that delight the whole family. I don't know about you, but I am always up for finding new recipes to make, especially in the summer when I'm not in hyper planning and schedule mode and frequently have last minute everything to put ...

Gluten Free Chex Mix

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This.stuff.is.addicting. Seriously! The combination of sweet and savory is just amazing.  I don't often have Chex Mix when it's not the holidays,  but I have been feeling nostalgic and missing family and decided I would make a batch.  My family has done batches of Chex Mix aka Nuts and Bolts, Holiday Crack, and I don't know what else you have called ...

Lemon Berry Muddy Buddies

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The dog days of summer are here, and we're in full harvest mode with our gardens and fruits in Connecticut.  One of my favorite things in summer is a fresh squeezed, ice cold glass of lemonade...simple, sweet and oh so tart.  Pair some strawberry with that tart lemon and you've just about got the perfect ...

Raspberry Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing

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I am part of the Balance Your Plate team and help to  spread the word about CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN® oven-ready pizzas. As part of that team I receive product and incentives in exchange for participating in brand-related activities.   Whether you work in the home or out,  you probably have many busy nights when dinner just needs to be quick and convenient- ...

S’mores Popsicles

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I have 2 little ones that are more than a little obsessed with TruMoo and request it pretty much on a daily basis. I like to find new ways to use it and since it's been pretty hot outside frozen treats are the most requested treat. Luckily TruMoo translates perfectly into a frozen snack that keeps my ...

Chocolate Potato Chip Bark

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Sweet and salty. Who doesn't love that flavor combo? I'm generally a sweets girl, my sister C is a salty girl... hubby is also a salty guy. But sweet AND salty? We all love. So good.  This chocolate potato chip bark is a super quick-to-make, super simple recipe that will be done in no time ...

Shaun The Sheep Movie Marshmallows

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One of the perks of being a parent is being able to indulge yourself in childish things without being called out on it! You can play on the playground or eat an ice cream sundae for dinner or watch cartoons. You just need to be sure other kids are around, otherwise, people may look at ...

Quick and Easy Minions Snack Mix

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So there's this movie coming out, with some of my most favorite movie characters EVER in it.  Maybe you've heard of them? They are yellow and weird and have a propensity to make you laugh and laugh when onscreen?  The Minions? Well, the movie arrives in theaters this Friday (July 10), and I can't even ...

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes

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Some flavors of childhood lose their appeal when you grow up. Cheap  boxed macaroni and cheese? Lost my taste for it. Chocolate milk? No thanks. But a classic Peanut Butter and Jelly just never lost it's appeal, plus it's great for those days you are just too lazy tired to make a real meal.  It ...

Sweet Chili Ranch Chicken Nuggets

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  Sure, you have probably dunked everything from celery sticks to chicken nuggets in Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing but have you ever tried using it as a main ingredient in your recipe? It adds a delicious moistness and flavor when used in chicken nuggets in place of an egg or milk wash.  These are great for ...