Spicy Mango Bloody Mary

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Remember I said I was doing a raw veggie challenge?  Well, I've kept it up for many days. Or most of the past few weeks, anyway.  It also got me thinking, for some reason, about Thanksgiving. Maybe because it's the V8VegOut Challenge, or because the holiday itself is coming and my family has  a serious ...

Make your own cookie butter (Free printable gift tag)

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A few years ago a friend heard me mention heading to Trader Joe's.  If they have Cookie Butter, get me 2.  Maybe 3, she said. I was all "What is cookie butter??" and then she told me.  I knew that I would need to try this cookie butter, and I knew I'd probably 1. love it and ...

{easy} Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipe

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I love using my crock pot.  Slow cooker.  Whatever you want to call it.... it makes things a lot simpler for me, especially with busy schedules like ours. This slow cooker chicken breast recipe is easy and so delicious! Plus, this kind of chicken lends itself well to leftover dishes... which means cooking once and eating ...

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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This post brought to you by The Frozen Food Foundation. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. We like to have at least 2 servings of vegetables at dinner in our house.  Often, fruit as well, but we do try to do the vegetables at dinner each night.  My kids, I'm ...

Maple Bacon Popcorn Ball Recipe

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Forget the kids, these delicious sweet and savory Maple Bacon Popcorn Balls are for the grownups (although the kids do love them too, I had to shoo the 3 year old away many times) I mean its real maple syrup.. and bacon... who doesn't love that? And who doesn't want to have a great popcorn ...

Mr. Peabody Pretzels

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The excitement was palpable in my house over the weekend because “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” was released on DVD last week, which became the perfect choice for our Friday family movie night! I decided to have a little extra fun and make this movie night into a viewing party with the kids’ friends. We enjoyed our ...

Mocha Cornflake No Bake Cookies

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I found a fun, quick and simple little treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth and may even give you a little pep in your step! A little bit of coffee adds a great mocha flavor to these no bake cookies. Mocha Cornflake Cookies Ingredients - 4 cups cornflakes, any brand 1/3 cup light corn syrup 4 tbs. ...

Apple Cider Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe

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I love sweet potatoes but have had a hard time getting my family to eat them until I created this Apple Cider Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe.  They think it's like getting dessert for dinner.  What they don't realize is that this recipe is really pretty healthy.  They are easy to make and a great side ...

Spanish Rice Recipe

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Looking for a new and easy side dish to try? This Spanish rice is awesome, only a few ingredients and it tastes so much better than the store bought kind. My husband is super picky and even he enjoyed it. Serve it on the side with tacos or enchiladas and it's the perfect addition.  Spanish Rice   Ingredients ...

Orange Screamsicle Fudge

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My kids are obsessed with Trumoo Chocolate milk so it stays on my shopping list pretty much every time.  When we saw the new Limited Edition TruMoo Orange Scream flavor of course we had to bring it home to try it!   It is definitely a seasonal favorite in my house, it reminds you of ...