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I’ve got 10 Spring Break Recipes To Make With The Kids for you today that are simple to prepare and delicious for the whole family!

10 Spring Break Recipes To Make With The Kids

I love getting in the kitchen with the kids during Spring Break!  I’ve put together some of my favorite kid friendly Spring break recipes that will make it easy for those little ones to help out with confidence.  Let them grab a chair and work right by your side measuring ingredients, stirring and serving.  I even throw in a little lesson on setting the table while I’m at it :)

Hope you are enjoying some sunshine and good company this week!  If you’ve already had your Spring Break, well then … Continue Reading »

Pecan Chocolate Chip Maple French Toast Bake

Pecan Chocolate Chip Maple French Toast Bake

Mar 16, 2015 | Breakfast/Brunch, Sponsored | Tags: , ,

My Pecan Chocolate Chip Maple French Toast Bake makes the perfect breakfast or brunch treat for your family and friends!

It’s such a pleasure partnering with Thomas Breads this year to bring you some fun creative recipes using their delicious bagels and English muffins!  I developed the most delicious French toast bake with Thomas’s Maple French Toast Bagels.  They are soft, cinnamon-y and maple delicious.  So excited for you to try this!

These bagels.  Can’t even begin to say how much we love these!!
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Mexi-Style Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Pasta

Mexi-Style Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Bacon Pasta Bake

Mar 13, 2015 | Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , ,

My Mexi-Style Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Bacon Pasta Bake is a simple weeknight dinner idea the whole family is going to love!

There’s nothing I love more than a new simple to prepare weeknight dinner recipe!  I had a blast creating this new recipe in partnership with Imagine Foods.  Their line of creamy soups are amazing.  So many delicious varieties.  Visit to check out all 20 creamy and delicious flavors, as well as a $1 off coupon.

For my recipe today I used this delicious Creamy Tomato Soup.

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Peanut Butter Butterfinger Cream Cheese Pie

Peanut Butter Butterfinger Cream Cheese Pie

Mar 11, 2015 | Desserts, Sponsored | Tags: , , , ,

My Peanut Butter Butterfinger Cream Cheese Pie is simple, delicious and perfect for any special occasion!

I am thrilled to partner with Crisco today to bring you this drop dead gorgeous peanut buttery creamy pie. I used Crisco’s Cream Cheese Pie Crust recipe.  It was so simple to whip up that I can’t wait to make another pie!  See the recipe HERE.

Can’t wait for you to try my new pie recipe!  Scroll below to see how easy it is to prepare!
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Mini 7 Layer Bean Dip Bowls

Mini 7 Layer Bean Dip Bowls

Mar 9, 2015 | Appetizers/Sides, Sponsored | Tags: , , , , , ,

My Mini 7 Layer Bean Dip Bowls make the perfect appetizer for any party and great for game day eats!

So excited to share this fun appetizer with you today!  It’s always a pleasure working with Old El Paso to bring you new recipes with an awesome Mexican flare.
I transformed my idea of a 7 layer bean dip into these adorable bite size bread bowls that you can gobble up in a few bites.  All of my favorite flavors layered together in a perfectly fit in your hand recipe!
Hope you enjoy!
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Six Favorite Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Six Favorite Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Mar 4, 2015 | Desserts | Tags: , , , , , , ,

I put together my Six Favorite Girl Scout Cookie Recipes to celebrate some of my favorite cookies to buy…for a good cause of course!  From cookies, to bars, to buttercream to pastries!  All of these are drool worthy recipes you are going to love.

Is everyone as obsessed with Girl Scout Cookie season as I am? I tend to mostly buy Thin Mints and Tagalongs, but they are all so good right?

Love getting the kids in the kitchen to help bake something delicious.  Even though I don’t have little girls, my boys are getting used to helping mom, lol!  Love these boys of mine.

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I’ve put together some of my favorites on Picky Palate plus some of my favorites from around the web.  Get ready to salivate :)

Hope you enjoy!

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Peppermint Thin Mint Buttercream

Peppermint Thin Mint Buttercream

Mar 2, 2015 | Desserts | Tags: , , , ,

My Peppermint Thin Mint Buttercream is great eaten with a spoon or used for cupcakes, cookies and graham crackers.

My Girl Scout Cookie obsession continues, lol!  I have a thing with Thin Mints.  Perfectly crunchy with the the right amount of chocolate and mint.  There’s no way you can eat just one!

Use this buttery sweet frosting for your favorite cakes, sandwiched in cookies, over cupcakes and on graham crackers.  Nom Nom Nom :)
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Peanutty Tagalong Brownies

Peanutty Tagalong Brownies

Feb 25, 2015 | Brownies and Bars | Tags: , , , , ,

My Peanutty Tagalong Brownies are the perfect sweet treat for any occasion. Use your Girl Scout Tagalong cookies to make this killer bakery style brownie!

Let’s be honest, how can you turn down the Girl Scouts selling cookies?!  I can’t…ever.  I’m all about the Tagalongs and Thin Mints no question.  Chocolate and peanut butter have always been my weakness, but there’s something about those darn thin mints that make eating the whole sleeve no problem, lol!

I created this uber rich chocolatey thick brownie that will put a big smile on your face.  Homemade and peanutty fabulous.

Hope you enjoy this fun Girl Scout cookie creation!

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