Homemade Healthier Ranch Dressing

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This healthier homemade ranch dressing recipe is a great way to introduce kids to spices and seasonings as well as using measuring cups and spoons. I also love that it shows them that before it gets bottled and put on store shelves what goes into it and fresh can be so delicious. We make this ...

Homemade Brownies Heart Stacks

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Need a last minute Valentine Snack?  Check out these cute, FUN made-from-scratch brownie hearts!!  So good, and so festive. You can, of course, use any shape you want for any holiday or theme.  But since it's February, I figured we would stick with Valentine's Day.  Valentine Brownie Heart Stacks Ingredients ¾ C. butter 1 ¾ C. sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp. ...

Easy Red Velvet Fudge for Valentine’s Day

Easy Red Velvet Valentine Fudge

If you're still looking for  special sweet treat for Valentine's Day you'll love this Easy Red Velvet Fudge!  It's simple to make with only two ingredients needed.  The beautiful pink color and rich texture make it perfect for sharing with your favorite Valentine. Easy Red Velvet Fudge for Valentine's Day Ingredients: 16 buttercream frosting - the store bough ...

Peanuts Valentine’s Day

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It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and I can’t think of any better way to celebrate than with Peanuts—where Sally loves Linus, Charlie Brown loves his Little Red-Haired Girl, and everyone loves Snoopy! So I’ve got a great Peanuts Valentine’s Day giveaway for you. You don't know this, but my bedroom growing up had a pink and ...

Kids in The Kitchen- Mini Cauliflower Crust Pizzas

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If you are looking to "sneak" more veggies into your child's diet one great way to do it is to let them be a part of the preparation. Choosing, chopping, stirring-all will serve to get your child more interested in eating. I personally love cauliflower but I don't think you have to like it to ...

Grapefruit Vinaigrette

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If you love the bright, fresh, citrus flavor of red grapefruit this easy to throw together spinach salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette will delight your taste buds.  The dressing pulls together with just 4 ingredients. Why grapefruit? Well, I feel like grapefruit is like the forgotten citrus.  It doesn't always get a fair shake when speaking ...

Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Hearts

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Chocolate & Caramel Pretzel Hearts Ingredients 1 bag of mini pretzel twists 1 bag of chocolate and caramel hearts Valentine sprinkles 9x13 baking sheet lined with foil or parchment paper   Directions - #1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees #2. Open each chocolate/caramel heart and discard the wrappers. Feel free to eat 1 or 2. ;) #3. Line the baking sheet with the mini ...

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 ...