Oven Roasted Potatoes

Easy Oven Roasted Potatoes

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Oven Roasted Potatoes My parents introduced me to this recipe. As a young girl in the kitchen, I watched what my parents cooked for dinner. As an adult, I try to create their recipes for my own family. You can use just about any type of potato with this recipe, even sweet potatoes! I prefer the small, softer, potatoes. Many times I use red potatoes. For this specific recipe, I used the little golden potatoes. Feel free to try them … [Read more...]



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Buffalo Chicken Stir Fry

Buffalo Chicken Stir Fry

Buffalo Chicken Stir Fry

Buffalo Chicken Stir Fry Recipe Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BackYourSnack #CollectiveBias My husband and I are watching our waistlines this year. We are trying to add fresh and colorful veggies to our meals. This stir-fry recipe is an easy recipe for busy moms to make for the whole family! The Buffalo Chicken Stir Fry Recipe includes Farm Rich's … [Read more...]



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Pork Carnitas Tacos

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Pork Carnitas Tacos I was in the mood for tacos recently, but I was craving a flavor that was non-traditional. We make tacos on a weekly basis and I wanted to try a different recipe to spice things up a bit. I immediately thought of Pork Carnitas Tacos with a pineapple/mango salsa. While this Pork Carnitas Taco recipe requires more ingredients and steps than a regular beef taco recipe, it is a delicious alternative if the family is … [Read more...]



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Easy Cheesy Baked Ziti Recipe

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Baked Ziti has become a favorite of ours over the last few years! In fact, when I have visitors over or if I have to make meals for families in need, this is my go-to-recipe. The Easy Cheesy Baked Ziti recipe is so easy and perfect for busy moms out there if you need a dinner idea that the whole family will enjoy! If you follow this recipe, you'll be sure to have plenty to eat and most likely, a little leftover for the next night! Do you like to … [Read more...]



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slow cooker taco soup recipe

Slow Cooker Taco Soup Recipe

slow cooker taco soup recipe

Winter is here and today we had our very first snow for the year! When winter rolls around, I pull out my slow cooker and keep it handy for easy dinner recipes. Tacos are a big hit in our house, so making taco soup only makes sense during the cold winter months. This is a hearty, super easy, delicious meal for all to enjoy. We love to top ours with cheese, sour cream, and tortilla chips. Talk about the tastiest dinner ever! If you haven't used … [Read more...]



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Veggie Pizza Bars Recipe

Veggie Pizza Bars Recipe

Veggie Pizza Bars Recipe

I absolutely love food with color and veggie pizza bars are full of it! These beautiful Veggie Pizza Bars are perfect for showers, parties, and just every day snacks in my home. I remember the first time I made them for a tailgate party. I was looking for a new recipe and remembered how delicious these were and boy, what a hit they were! Now that the new year is here, I know that many are trying to add healthier foods into their diets. Adding … [Read more...]



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Sauteed Cabbage with Bacon Recipe

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The Sauteed Cabbage with Bacon recipe is a tradition of ours each year. We make this recipe every New Year's Day. This tradition started with our own families making the dish and it's been carried on for years and will be a favorite of ours at the start of every new year! It's easy to make and tastes delicious! Sauteed Cabbage with Bacon Recipe Ingredients: 1 Head of Cabbage 1 Small Onion 4 Strips of Bacon Salt … [Read more...]



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Black Eyed Peas with Bacon Recipe

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Did you know that Black Eyed Peas are considered "good luck" for the new year? Whether or not that's true, you can be sure we are going to have them every New Year's Day! Here's a great recipe to enjoy at the beginning of every new year or with any southern meal throughout the year! Black Eyed Peas with Bacon Recipe Ingredients: Small package of Black Eyed Peas 1 Package of French Onion Soup Mix 1 Small Onion 2 Strips of Uncooked … [Read more...]



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Cheesy Baked Zoodles Recipe

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I, like so many others, am trying to eat healthier and limit those things I love so much known as…CARBS! I’m not sure about you, but I can totally devour a thick crust pizza or a warm-buttery yeast roll! I’m drooling as I type just thinking about that deliciousness! But, as we all know, too much of anything unhealthy is never good for us. Thus, my endeavor to finding healthy, appealing and easy, recipes began. Spaghetti is an easy, go-to … [Read more...]



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Sloppy Joe Stuffed Crescents

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Sloppy Joes are something I grew up eating and always loved! This recipe is an easy twist on the classic Sloppy Joes you remember. It’s a super easy weeknight meal that my girls ask for all the time. In fact, we’ve even eaten these Sloppy Joe Stuffed Crescents on the run on those occasions we’ve had to rush out the door to after school activities to avoid waiting in the drive-thru lines. This Sloppy Joe Stuffed Crescents recipe is also an easy … [Read more...]



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Mexican Layer Dip Taco Boats Recipe

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This past weekend was a big football weekend for our family, and we always love to enjoy our fall game-days with great food. We wanted something delicious and fast, so we decided to make Tacos with Old El Paso Taco Refried Beans, Taco Boats, and Stand and Stuff Tacos. My husband and I then went to Wal-Mart and we easily located the Old El Paso section to make our game-day feast a reality. Check out these ingredients for a taco bar! We … [Read more...]



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Easy Pizza Muffins Recipe

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Pizza is one of my most favorite foods. Honestly, I could eat it at least 3 times a week! At the end of a long week or on a night we get home late from a ball game, pizza is usually our go to meal. We sometimes pick up one from our favorite pizza place, pop a frozen one in the oven, or make these super easy and scrumptious pizza muffins. These babies can be ready for the oven in all of 5 minutes and on your plate, ready to eat, in less than 20! … [Read more...]



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Smithfield Ribs 5

Southern Sweet & Spicy Ribs Recipe

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Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HogWildThrowdown #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. There is nothing I love more on a summer weekend than to cook delicious meals for my family. My husband often helps me by grilling the meat, and I usually take care of the sides. We were all in the mood for some smoky, sweet, … [Read more...]



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spicy beef nachos recipe

Spicy Beef Nachos Recipe

spicy beef nachos recipe

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RaceDayRelief #CollectiveBias My husband and I recently became fans of car racing. Car racing wasn't very popular in the state of Texas where I grew up. However, when I moved to the southeast, it seems racing here is very popular and loved by many! Just this weekend we watched a race with our kids and it was an exciting … [Read more...]



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strawberry salad recipe

Strawberry Salad Recipe

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Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #STOUFFERSGOODNESS #CollectiveBias The weather is starting to warm up over here on the East Coast and the days are getting longer. Spring is one of my favorite seasons. I love the warmer days, the blooming flowers and trees, spending time outdoors with the family, strawberry picking, and creating recipes with strawberries … [Read more...]



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Easy Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Recipe 2

Easy Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Recipe

Easy Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Recipe 2

We usually make about three big meals each week and then eat what's left as leftovers on the other days of the week. This works well for us and there's always something for everyone to eat. We've been "shopping from our pantry" lately. This means that we've been getting creative with what we have on hand before we go out and purchase more food. This helps us to save money and eat up what we already bought. One afternoon, I went searching … [Read more...]



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Easy Cheesy Casserole

Easy Cheesy Mexican Casserole Recipe

Easy Cheesy Casserole

I love Mexican food. I could eat it every day if I had to! I grew up in Texas where great tasting Mexican food was pretty easy to find. After moving to the East Coast, it was harder to find! Now I enjoy making Mexican food in the comfort of my own home. If you are looking for a quick, easy, and delicious Mexican dinner that the entire family will enjoy, you need to make this Easy Cheesy Mexican Casserole! Here's what you'll … [Read more...]



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Chicken Nugget Flower

Creative in the Kitchen: Chicken Nugget Flower

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson and TapInfluence. All opinions are my own. I have two little girls that love to get creative in the kitchen. They also love to eat -- a lot. It seems that every time I turn around I hear, "Mom, I want something to eat!," "Mom, I want a snack!," or "Mom, I'm thirsty!" I stay busy during the day taking care of their needs and keep them fed and satisfied throughout the … [Read more...]



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BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe

BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger + BBQ Chicken Recipe

BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Weber Sauces & Seasonings. All opinions are my own. #WeberBBQSauces Summer is here and it's hot over here on the East Coast. The temperatures were in the 100's last week! Thanks to a few thunderstorms that rolled in over the weekend, we finally caught a break in the high temperatures and experienced cooler temps. We also decided that it was the perfect weekend for … [Read more...]



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Quick and Easy Cheesy Beefy Quesadillas Recipe

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Old El Paso and Avocados from Mexico but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. #PublixFiesta Cinco de Mayo is only a few days away! Do you have any special plans to celebrate? One of our favorite ways to celebrate is by cooking several delicious recipes to share with the family! We love Mexican food and enjoy Mexican food as a family at least once a week. This year, I decided to try … [Read more...]



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