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31 Different Easy Quinoa Recipes | Meatless Monday Inspiration

31 Different Easy Quinoa Recipes | Meatless Monday Inspiration

I personally don’t eat much meat. In fact I haven’t eaten red meat or seafood in more than 20 years. I’ll eat chicken once in awhile, but by default, I gravitate toward vegetarian recipes.  So that’s why I want to share with you some easy quinoa recipes for other non-meat eaters! I personally vegetarian meals… Continue Reading

Healthy Pan Seared Feta Cheese Salad Recipe

Healthy Pan Seared Feta Cheese Salad Recipe

 I was recently browsing through the Wegmans Menu Magazine and was inspired by one of their recipes to try Pan Seared Feta Cheese! I’ve always loved making “cheese chips” – where I take a small handful of shredded chedder cheese and just plop it into a frying pan and let it crisp up until its… Continue Reading

10+ Easy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Dessert Recipes

10+ Easy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Dessert Recipes

    Chocolate addicts unite with this post filled with great ideas for Easy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Desserts! Here are 10+ easy chocolate dessert recipes guaranteed to be a hit for any Valentine’s event! 1.  Chocolate Ganache Filled Cookie Cups – from Happy Deal – Happy Day! 2.  Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzels – from… Continue Reading

Chocolate Ganache Filled Sugar Cookie Cups

Chocolate Ganache Filled Sugar Cookie Cups

 Chocolate Ganache Filled Sugar Cookie Cups Recipe I have an easy and very yummy treat you can make for Christmas or Valentine’s Day (or anytime really!)  I’ve taken them to Christmas parties in the past and were a big hit!!  This is a recipe you can use at Christmas time for a cookie exchange,… Continue Reading

Homemade Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe with Pudding

Homemade Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe with Pudding

This Homemade Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe with Pudding is one that my mother used to make each year for our family around Christmas time. I want to point out though that it is not just a cake for Christmas – it’s yummy all year long.  But it looks very seasonal this time of year with a… Continue Reading

Christmas Cookie Recipe:  Chocolate Italian Meatball Cookie Recipe

Christmas Cookie Recipe: Chocolate Italian Meatball Cookie Recipe

Growing up, I had 2 favorite Christmas Cookies.  The traditional sugar cookie cutouts that I’d decorate with my mom, and these Chocolate Italian Meatball Cookie Recipe that my neighbors (and second family) made each year.  Since I loved these cookies so much, I have to carry on the tradition and be sure my kids can… Continue Reading

Electric Pressure Cooker 101 – How To Use Your Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker

Electric Pressure Cooker 101 – How To Use Your Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker

Those of you who are on my e-mail list probably remember when I shared this doozy of a story with you: “Some of you may know this info already, but I’m going to go ahead and share with you the inside scoop on how some of us bloggers work with brands. I get e-mails from… Continue Reading

75 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes – Look No Further For Your Delicious Feast!

75 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes – Look No Further For Your Delicious Feast!

Looking for some Thanksgiving Side Dish inspiration this year?  If so, then you won’t have to dig too far since there are 75 recipes right here – in every “normal” category of Thanksgiving feast side dish ideas!  Some recipes will be familiar, while others give a nice twist to the classics that sound delicious!  … Continue Reading

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