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My Perfect Weeknight Chili Recipe is just what you need for Fall cooking! Simple and delicious!
Perfect Weeknight Chili Recipe

Fall season is the best isn’t it?  Even though we’re still pushing 100 degrees here in Arizona, I look forward to this time of year!  It brings so much fun baking and cooking simple hearty recipes that are my favorite.

Chili is a staple recipe for us.  I make different variations on the regular, but this particular recipe needed to be shared.  Seriously flavor packed with just your basic pantry essentials.  Give yourself about 10 minutes and this gorgeous pot of chili will be simmering ready to go at your fingertips.  Winning!
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Pumpkin S'mores Cake Bars

Pumpkin S’mores Cake Bars

Sep 12, 2016 | Brownies and Bars, Desserts | Tags: , , ,

These Pumpkin S’mores Cake Bars are festive and packed full of sweetness!

I am kind of still in denial that Fall is basically right around the corner!  Are we ready for pumpkin everything?  I don’t know if I am, but these bars are crazy simple and great to bring to your upcoming parties.  5 Ingredients is all you need.  Sweet!
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Homemade Supreme Pizza

Homemade Supreme Pizza

Sep 7, 2016 | Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , ,

My Homemade Supreme Pizza is such a fun weeknight dinner that can get the whole family involved.

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Frigidaire Gallery® to bring you simple dinner recipes the whole family loves.  With back to school season in full swing, I know how important it is to have dinner recipes that won’t take much time to put together.

I love pizza night because the kids love helping with dinner prep.  Some nights I’ll double the pizza dough recipe and let everyone make their own mini pizzas using their favorite toppings.

I put together a loaded pizza today with some of my favorite toppings.  Sausage, lots of veggies and lots of cheese.  Have fun and create your own favorite pizza.

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Chicken Taco Rigatoni Bake

Chicken Taco Rigatoni Bake

Aug 31, 2016 | Chicken, Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , , , ,

This Chicken Rigatoni Bake is the perfect quick fix dinner that everyone loves. Great flavors, simple ingredients.

Always a pleasure partnering with Old El Paso to bring you family friendly Mexican style recipes.  I always love creating weeknight dinners, because I know how crazy weekdays can get while the kids are in school with all of their activities.  This is a great one you can even whip up in advance and bake when you need it.

Cheesy goodness packed with great Mexican flavors.  Love this one.  Hope you enjoy!
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Must Have Back To School Dinner Recipes

Must Have Back To School Dinner Recipes

Aug 29, 2016 | Dinner | Tags: , ,

These Must Have Back To School Dinner Recipes are just what you need to keep you organized for this busy back to school season!  I’ve put together some of my favorite quick fix dinner recipes that are sure to please the whole family without needing too much kitchen prep time.  Hope you enjoy!

5 Ingredient Salsa Verde Tacos
These tacos are so great for busy weeknights.  Great flavor that the entire family loves!

Cheesy Taco Chili Rice Bake
This rice bake is perfect for bringing to family and friends in need of dinner as well as any time of the week for your own family 🙂
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Make Ahead Freezer Smoothie Packs

Make Ahead Freezer Smoothie Packs

Aug 24, 2016 | Breakfast/Brunch, Sponsored | Tags: , , ,

Sharing my Make Ahead Freezer Smoothie Packs with you today! Perfect way to start your day.

Mornings can get somewhat hectic if you aren’t sure what you’re making everyone for breakfast.  Having these smoothie freezer packs ready to go in your freezer make for a simple and healthy breakfast choice.

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Frigidaire Gallery® to bring you new recipes for the whole family.  Having our newly remodeled kitchen with Frigidaire Gallery appliances has given my kitchen new life.  Can’t tell you enough how great it is cooking and baking now.  What a difference!  Be sure to check out the full kitchen remodel HERE.
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Weeknight Creamy Sausage Pasta

Weeknight Creamy Sausage Pasta

Aug 22, 2016 | Dinner | Tags: , ,

This Weeknight Creamy Sausage Pasta is the perfect quick fix dinner for the whole family. A big time favorite of ours.

You know I always love simple weeknight dinners especially during the school year.  Mama don’t have time to be spending all afternoon in the kitchen, lol!

But seriously, I’m all about big flavors with minimal prep work.  This pasta is just that.  Everyone loves it.  Win!

Hope you enjoy 🙂
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Picky Palate Meal Plan Week 29

Picky Palate Meal Plan Week 29

Aug 21, 2016 | Meal Plan | Tags:

More meal planning recipe ideas for you today!  Some of my favorite recipes this week, hope you enjoy!!

Monday: Weeknight Chicken Stacked Enchiladas

Tuesday: Skillet Baked Mac and Cheese

Wednesday: Chicken Caprese Pasta Bake

Thursday: Baked Fajita Sliders

Friday and Saturday this mama takes a break in the kitchen 🙂

Sunday: 5 Ingredient Salsa Verde Beef Tacos

Dessert Idea: Very Berry Vanilla Cake Trifle

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