Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie

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I get really bored with our breakfast options on weekdays. Cereal, oatmeal, yogurt with granola, fruit, waffles.  Day in, day out. For whatever reason, none of the kids or I like having eggs during the week for breakfast. We always, always always have blueberries on hand because we have 2 huge bushes that produce gallons ...

50 Appetizers to Impress Your Guests

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When you are planning a party for friends or family you are almost always looking for some great new foods to serve. For your next event, choose from these 50 Appetizers To Impress Your Guests. Not only are they all delicious, they are fun unique ideas that are a step above the average little sausages, ...

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa

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My new go-to side dish. It's tasty AND healthy! Plus, quinoa is high in protein so it's a great side dish for the family...and leftovers lunches for me! Fun fact: Qunioa is the only plant-based protien to contain all 9 essential amino acids. It's a really versatile option for us to serve because it works well with ...

Rosemary Thyme Herb Butter

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I am trying to mix things up a bit, in the kitchen. Trying a few new flavors, new twists on family favorites. Just to see how things go. With growing season about to start and grilling season right behind it, I've decided I want to really take advantage of my herb garden and experiment with the ...

Korean Beef & Broccoli

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I love the flavor of Korean Beef and have been making a recipe using ground beef instead of sliced sirloin for awhile, but I decided to take it up a notch by adding broccoli to it to combine tow of my favorite dishes - Beef & Broccoli and Korean Beef. This meal is fast, easy, and tastes ...

Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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I was a little skeptical the first time I tried Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese, I mean my oven recipe was pretty darn good so why mess with it right?  But still I do love my crock pot and thought that I would give it a try- right around lunchtime I gathered everything up and ...

Tahini Hummus Recipe- the perfect dip!

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It's only been recently that I've come to appreciate the awesome that is hummus.  Now that I've started, I want to explore it all. The world of hummus.  How, you ask, did this come to be? To start, I never actually liked hummus before. But I'd never really tried homemade hummus and then I was ...

Chile Relleno Scramble

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My daughter stopped eating meat a little over a year ago.  It's made things a little more interesting in the feeding the family department.  I'm always looking for ways to get protein in her body, especially with how active she is- and I always like to make sure everyone in the house starts their day ...

Mini Cheddar Meatloaf Recipe

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This Mini Cheddar Meatloaf recipe will introduce your kids to mixing ( by hand- gross and they will love it! ) and measuring, as well as using the timer for cooking duration and following directions. This meatloaf is simple but flavorful and gives your child a big confidence boost when they are "in charge" of dinner ...

Bunny Cupcakes

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It must be fun cupcake week around here.  We're just getting ready, ready ready for the bake sale and having all kinds of holiday fun with these little cute cuppies!!  If you aren't into the Sheep Cupcakes, check out these super cute Bunny Cupcakes!  Bunny Cupcakes (from scratch) Cupcake Ingredients (you could also use a box mix to ...