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Mandarin Orange Salad Recipe

Kid (and mom) Friendly Salad I’m not the biggest salad lover ever. There, I said it. I’m a grown adult woman, and I don’t love salads. However, I love the nutrient-rich foods that salads usually contain. Dark leafy greens especially are so good for our bodies! Learning to love fresh salads is important to me. […] Read more…

Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookie Win… Finally I’ve had so many chocolate chip cookie disasters. It’s such a basic recipe to know, but somehow I am a chocolate chip cookie making failure. I wonder if this is really the best way to open a chocolate chip cookie recipe post? 🙂 I’ve seen it all: chocolate chip cookie batter almost […] Read more…

BBQ Chicken Dip Recipe

This shop/post has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC., The Coca-Cola® Company, and NABISCO. All opinions are mine alone. #TheWinningBasket #CollectiveBias | BBQ Chicken Dip Recipe The Winning Basket It’s finally March and you know what that means! Yes, SPRING is about to arrive and we’re also enjoying the big tournament this month. As you gather […] Read more…

Mini Key Lime Tarts

Mini Key Lime Tarts Are you looking for an easy and tasty mini dessert recipe? Mini Key Lime Tarts are perfect! Cute and bite sized, these little tarts are like an individual mini pie. I find the tart lime flavor to be refreshing and perfectly paired with the crunch of the phyllo pastry cup and […] Read more…

Million Dollar Dip – Bacon Cheese Ball

“The Cheese Ball”  Million Dollar Dip is known as Bacon Cheese Ball in my house. This is one of my most favorite snacks! When my husband and I were dating and we traveled to his home to meet his family, “the cheese ball” was waiting for us in the fridge. My mother-in-law has been making […] Read more…

Buffalo Mozzarella Sticks

Snack Time Alright, friends… grab a comfy seat, turn on the TV, and get ready for a snack to remember. Don’t do this too often or you’ll end up looking like your auditioning to be the Christmas ham. Every once in a while though, we just need a break from behaving reasonably… enter Buffalo Mozzarella […] Read more…

Pumpkin Spice Waffles (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Pumpkin Spice Waffles (Vegan, Gluten-Free) I love all things pumpkin! The problem is that many of my favorite pumpkin treats are just not at all healthy. Thank goodness for these awesome Pumpkin Spice Waffles! A few years ago when I was visiting my parents, my mom made these Pumpkin Spice Waffles for breakfast. I was […] Read more…

One Pot Creamy Spaghetti

One Pot Creamy Spaghetti I received a really nice comment from a reader of another cheap dinner recipe I shared some time ago: You may not realize it, but these kind of simple comments are like fuel in the gas tank for someone like me! I love sharing recipes, thoughts, and ideas with you and […] Read more…

57 Ways to Use Marshmallows

Marshmallow Mania I have the weirdest situation in my cabinet right now. Somehow, some way, I’ve managed to collect bags upon bags of marshmallows. This was brought to my attention by my dear, ever patient husband who oh so gently pointed out my marshmallow collecting mania as the bags toppled out of the cabinet yet […] Read more…

Cranberry Sauce Meatballs

Thank you for stopping by to check out this recipe for Cranberry Sauce Meatballs!  Fall = Cooking and Company A strange thing happens to me every fall… all I want to do is cook, bake, and have parties. I love inviting friends over for a meal or a buffet of appetizers and snacks. It feels […] Read more…

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