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These Gooey Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Bars are great to take to parties and so simple to prepare, you’re in for a treat!!
Gooey Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

Oh how I love chocolate and peanut butter together.  I’ve combined my peanut butter cookie dough from last week with a cake mix I turned into the chocolate cookie layer and topped it with marshmallows and chocolate chips.  I’m in love with these bars!

Simple and delicious, hope you enjoy!
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Picky Palate Meal Plan Week 8

Picky Palate Meal Plan Week 8

Feb 28, 2016 | Meal Plan | Tags:

Here are some more meal plan ideas for you this week!!  Take a peek and see if these will work great for your family!

Monday: Breakfast for dinner with my Whole Wheat Cherry Walnut Buttermilk Pancakes

Tuesday: Roasted Tomato Cilantro Lime Creamy Spaghetti

Wednesday:  Cheesy Layered Beef Enchilada Bake

Thursday:  Chicken Caprese Pasta Bake

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

Sunday:  Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili Mac

Dessert Idea:  Chocolate Chunk and Toffee Chip Brownies

White Chip Blueberry Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Cookies

White Chip Blueberry Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Cookies

Feb 24, 2016 | Cookies, Sponsored | Tags: ,

These White Chip Blueberry Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Cookies make for a sweet treat that knocks your socks off!

These cookies are ultra soft with a lovely hint of blueberry from the blueberry cream cheese.  The cream cheese adds a soft creamy texture that you are going to love.  We couldn’t keep our hands off of these.

Have the kids help measure out the ingredients, the whole family will love these!!
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Ten Weeknight Chicken Dinner Recipes

Ten Weeknight Chicken Dinner Recipes

Feb 22, 2016 | Chicken | Tags: , ,

Sharing Ten Weeknight Chicken Dinner Recipes with you today! These are some of my very favorites from Picky Palate!!

I know how crazy it can get trying to please the whole family for dinner time.  Sometimes it feels like you just can’t please everyone….ever!  I’ve put together some of my favorite chicken dinner recipes that will put smiles on everyone’s faces.  From soup to pasta, to rice dishes to mashed potatoes, you’re going to love these! Hope you enjoy!!
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Picky Palate Meal Plan Week 7

Picky Palate Meal Plan Week 7

Feb 20, 2016 | Meal Plan | Tags: ,

Hi friends! Here’s another meal plan for you this week!  I’ve included some of my favorites I think your family is going to love.

Monday:  Grilled Steak Fajita Quesadillas

Tuesday:  Have fun with breakfast for dinner with my Ultimate Breakfast Burger

Wednesday:  Chicken Roasted Vegetable Mac and Cheese

Thursday:  The Best 5 Ingredient Salsa Verde Beef Tacos

Friday and Saturday: Mama takes a break from the kitchen 🙂

Sunday:  Southwest Chicken and Vegetable Rice Bowls

Hope you enjoy!

Roasted Broccoli Tomato Soup

Roasted Broccoli Tomato Soup

Feb 17, 2016 | Soups and Stews, Sponsored | Tags: , ,

This Roasted Broccoli Tomato Soup is just what you need to help those picky eaters venture out of their comfort zone!

Let’s talk picky eaters shall we?  It’s always a pleasure partnering with Campbell’s Soup to bring you recipes and tips! This post is in partnership with Campbell’s Soup. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Picky Palate possible.

We have all dealt with kids who are very limited as to what they’ll eat either in our own family or someone you know deals with this situation.  It is a problem that so many of us deal with on a daily basis and can get exhausting.  I’ve had quite a bit of experience myself.  As a young child I vividly remember being extremely choosy on the foods I would even look at.  I’m happy to say as an adult I enjoy about every kind of food.  With that said, my two oldest boys when they were toddlers were extremely picky eaters, hence calling my blog Picky Palate when I started it in 2007.  My boys were young and I was struggling finding more vegetables and fruit they would willingly eat.  Though some trial and error I found some things that helped along my journey.
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Reese's Peanut Butter Puff Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reese’s Peanut Butter Puff’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Feb 15, 2016 | Cookies, Sponsored | Tags: , , ,


These Reese’s Peanut Butter Puff’s Chocolate Chip Cookies are perfectly buttery crisp with the slightest hint of peanut butter from the cereal. You’ve got to try these!

A couple weeks ago I was at General Mills for a blogger event all about the new exciting happenings with General Mills Cereals.  Not only did we get to speak with the President of the cereal division and get the latest news, we got to bake in the Betty Crocker Kitchens, get tips and tricks from the General Mills food stylists and photographers, eat some amazing food and spend time with the sweetest group of bloggers!  It was such a fun couple days in Minnesota.  Scroll down and see some of the fun below.
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Cheesy Layered Beef Enchilada Bake

Cheesy Layered Beef Enchilada Bake

Feb 10, 2016 | Beef, Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , , , , ,


This Cheesy Layered Beef Enchilada Bake is a weeknight dinner champ. Simple to prepare with flavors the whole family enjoys. Be sure to add it to your dinner menu this week!

It’s always a blast partnering with Old El Paso to bring you new simple dinner ideas.  Hands down some of my very favorite type of recipes to develop.  I know how busy the weeknights get with the kids, so I love having simple dinners on regular rotation.

Instead of rolling individual enchiladas, I cut up tortillas and did a “layered enchilada” dish that’s done in about 30 minutes from start to finish.  All simple pantry ingredients too.  This is a great dinner recipe to get the kids to help with.  They’ll love feeling apart of dinnertime.
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Jenny Flake

Welcome to Picky Palate, my online kitchen! You'll usually find me with a cookie in one hand and a salad in the other. It's all about the balance :) The recipes you'll see are my creations. The Picky Palate Cookbook is now available. Enjoy!





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