Minions Energy Bites

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Make some fun Minions Energy Bites for the kids' lunches (or your own!)- they'll get some extra protein and energy-rich foods, and they will love the fun Minions theme! The bonus? It's just as fun to make these as it is to eat them- and who doesn't love the minions? Minions Energy Bites Ingredients -  1 C. old-fashioned ...

Apple Bacon Arugula Bites

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Fall's coming, friends.  And with it, crisp, fresh apples.  Pair those apples with the bitter of arugula and the savory of bacon and you have an amazing flavor combination that will wow everyone you share these apple bacon arugula bites with. It's a simple recipe that packs a lot of (flavor) punch... and is ready ...

Easy Ham & Egg Cups

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Having chickens means we have a LOT of eggs in the house almost always. Eggs, eggs and more eggs.  Pair that with 3 kids who really love to help in the kitchen and want to be part of the action and, well, we've had our share of egg messes.  So many egg messes.  I hate ...

Cheesy Zucchini and Tomato Garlic Bread

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The kids had friends over this afternoon, and things were going quite well that we decided last minute to let the friends stay for dinner.  A little *too* late, I realized that I'd not checked how much food I had in the house, and started to panic. I had some burger meat for burgers, and ...

Grape Salad

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One of my favorite things about summer is the fresh fruit in season and making dishes the day before! I love this sweet grape salad and so does everyone who tastes it! Plus, what's great is that you can easily halve this recipe to fit your needs. I've also substitute green and red for all ...

Pineapple Cheesecake Parfait

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Making a dessert to surprise your family and friends doesn't have to be super complicated. It doesn't have to take a lot of time. Making simple treats that take little time are my favorite thing to do- not because I don't want to spend the time creating things for them, but because I'd rather spend ...

Homemade Blueberry Syrup

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Sometimes busy school mornings could use an extra hand, in comes Jimmy Dean's Pancakes and Sausage on a Stick to give you a little help.  Filling and yummy they are a great way to start the morning off on the right foot, being a ready made, quick to heat breakfast is a major plus too. ...

Banana Nut Bread Breakfast Bowl

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A healthy breakfast doesn't have to be boring or lacking in flavor. You just have to get creative and turn your typicalbreakfast on its head by bringing something unusual to the table — like cottage cheese. Have you never considered it for breakfast?  Once you combine it with a couple of mix-ins from the Superfood ...

Grilled Pork Chops with Peach Mango Salsa

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We’re still making beef and chicken step aside for some pork-tastic grilling this summer, and this weekend, we had our grilled chops with a Peach Mango Salsa recipe that was ah-mazingly delicious.  The heat of the jalapeno with the sweet of the peach and mango was just out of this world…. and oh, so yum. ...

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 ...