Category: Recipes

Super Simple Fresh Spinach Artichoke Dip

This oh so yummy homemade spinach artichoke dip is super simple to whip up quickly! Sometimes you want something a little more special then a pre-prepared dip from a tub, but you don’t have the time or patience to be standing in the kitchen for a long time chopping a ton of ingredients. If so, this warm, creamy, cheesy dip may be just what you’re looking for! You can even substitute thick style Greek yogurt for the sour cream to make a lighter alternative (or as an excuse to eat half the pan;)

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Easy Summer Fresh 5 Layer Dip Recipe

Today’s recipe is a fresh and healthy take on the traditional seven layer bean dip that’s perfect for serving in warm weather. This would make a great light appetizer for a backyard grilling party or any summer party for that matter!

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How to Make Easy Homemade Blueberry Pancakes From Scratch

Do you want the secret of how to make easy homemade blueberry pancakes from scratch? Well then today is your lucky day because I’ve found an exciting, fail proof method for not only making delicious pancakes but doing it quickly AND easily. If you’re cooking for your family, a brunch gathering, or holiday breakfast this recipe is about to make your life so much easier – because who doesn’t want a go-to recipe that wows?!? No more standing over the hot stove as you make individual pancakes (that are usually done being eaten by everyone else by the time you sit down to enjoy your own breakfast). What?? I told you this was going to be a breakfast game changer:)

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Simple Slow Cooker Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal

Mornings can be hectic, so this make-ahead recipe means one less thing you need to do before you start your day. As an added bonus, this healthy and delicious overnight breakfast recipe will have your house smelling like freshly baked apple pie when you wake up in the morning.

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hearty bowl of black bean and sweet potato soup

Hearty Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup

Here’s a win/win delicious & healthy recipe you can get on the dinner table without stressing at all. Seriously, this is SO EASY to make. This flavorful black bean and sweet potato soup makes a hearty meal in itself but it’s extra yummy when served with warm from the oven cornbread. The recipe makes a slightly spicy soup but it can easily be adapted to any spice level, including none if that’s your preference.

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Easy Creamy Cinnamon Rice Pudding in the Instant Pot

This creamy cinnamon rice pudding is not only warmly delicious it’s also one of the easiest desserts or treat snack that you’ll ever whip up. I know it’s considered a dessert but sometimes, some people (I’m not saying who;) may consider it a breakfast food. Try it and you may consider it yourself!

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Zesty Slow Cooker Chili

Rather than using traditional ground beef this zesty slow cooker chili recipe gets its extra flavor from the combination of sweet and spicy sausage. If you really want to turn up the flavor you can skip the sweet sausage all together and use only spicy.

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Make this Super Easy New England Style Clam Chowder Recipe

Easy New England Clam Chowder

Creamy and hearty New England clam chowder is a satisfying meal that stands on its own. This is not a soup that needs a sandwich to round out the meal – this IS the meal:) My mother grew up in the harsh cold of northern Maine. She could see the harbor from her backyard and she could, and did, go clamming down at the beach for food that was needed at home. New Englanders generally take survival seriously, and a big part of that is chowder to keep you going. So, it’s with smile in my “happy in warm Southern Arizona” soul that I share this family staple comfort food of delicious clam chowder – may it keep you warm and happy!

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rustic and hearty Italian sausage and potato soup

Italian Sausage & Potato Soup

This rustic and hearty soup is substantial enough to serve as a main course. The sausage and seasonings add a lot of flavor, while big chunks of potato make for a satisfying meal. Pair with a crisp, green side salad and dinner is served!

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