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Spring Recipes

Thrilled to share my Ten Lovely Spring Recipes with you today!

Spring is the BEST time of year isn’t it?  I don’t know about you, but we already have gorgeous warm weather here in Arizona.  I am taking adventage of every minute.  My boys have been swimming with their friends for a good 3 weeks already, lol!

Gotta love this AZ sunshine.

I’ve put together some of my very favorite “Spring” recipes that are packed with lemon and everything delicious!

You are going to love these.  Hope you enjoy!

Click links below for the recipes in the photographs.


Iced Lemon Poppyseed Shorbread Bars Full of buttery goodness with an icing that is to die for!

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Chicken Taco Cornbread Wedges

Chicken Taco Cornbread Wedges

Apr 9, 2015 | Chicken, Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , , , ,

You are going to love these Chicken Taco Cornbread Wedges! A fun dinner recipe the whole family will go nuts for!

So many fun memories writing this post today.  I was contacted by Martha White to feature my 2007 winning Cornbread Cook-off recipe for their Virtual Cornbread Potluck 2015!  Be sure to scroll down past the recipe and see the other bloggers who joined in the fun.
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Peanut Butter S'mores Style Panini

Peanut Butter S’mores Style Panini

Apr 6, 2015 | Desserts, Sponsored | Tags: , , , ,

My Peanut Butter S’mores Style Panini could not be more delicious and simple to prepare!  Dessert just got a bit sweeter!

What a fun day in the kitchen it was making these outrageous sweet grilled sandwiches!! Packed with creamy peanut butter, marshmallows and melty chocolate…you are in for a treat!

Fun recipe to make with the kids, be prepared for messy sweet hands.

Hope you enjoy!
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The Ultimate Queso Bean Dip

The Ultimate Queso Bean Dip

Apr 3, 2015 | Appetizers/Sides, Cinco de Mayo, Sponsored | Tags: , , , , , ,

The Ultimate Queso Bean Dip is going to knock your socks off. Perfect for your upcoming parties. Careful, it goes quick!

Party food is so much fun to develop….and even more fun to eat.  My family enjoys Mexican food on so many times during the week, it’s hands down some of our favorite food to enjoy as a family.
I put together two of our favorite things…homemade queso dip and bean dip.  Wait until they are combined and baked to perfection.  It’s a match made in bean dip heaven.  Perfect for Cinco de Mayo or any party with hungry guests.  This one does not disappoint.
Hope you enjoy!
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The Best Homemade Taco Seasoning

The Best Homemade Taco Seasoning

Apr 1, 2015 | Dinner | Tags: ,

I’ve got The Best Homemade Taco Seasoning to share with you today! No more buying those packets from the grocery store, you’ll have the BEST right at your fingertips.

I bet you’ve got just about all of these ingredients in your pantry right now.  With just 5 spices, you’ll have a jar of amazing homemade taco seasoning ready for your beef, chicken or seafood recipes!  It’s actually even really good sprinkled in your scrambled eggs, chicken, beef, pasta and in mac and cheese sauce.  Lots of ways to use it!  Be sure to check out my Grilled Taco and Lime Chicken that uses this seasoning too!

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Caramelized Roasted Banana Bread with Oat Streuse

Caramelized Roasted Banana Bread with Oat Streusel

Mar 30, 2015 | Breakfast/Brunch, Mother's Day, Sponsored | Tags: , , , ,

This Caramelized Roasted Banana Bread with Oat Streusel is sweet, rich and absolutely a must for banana bread lovers!

Banana bread is one of my favorite things to bake for my family.  I get a little excited every time I see bananas that have gotten dark because I know I’ll be making banana bread!

Have you tried roasting your bananas before adding them to your batter?  They become caramelized from the butter and brown sugar…literally a dream.  Sweet and rich.  So excited for you to try this new recipe!
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Apple Pie Style Chocolate Taco

Apple Pie Style Chocolate Taco

Mar 27, 2015 | Desserts, Sponsored | Tags: , , , , , ,

My Apple Pie Style Chocolate Taco is the perfect sweet treat to enjoy for any occasion! Fun and chocolatey!

Some days are so much fun in the kitchen….today was definitely one of them :)  Putting together this chocolate taco deliciousness was such a treat.  My boys could hardly believe their eyes when they saw me painting chocolate on taco shells, ha!

Not only is this fun taco incredibly delicious, it literally takes about 20 minutes from start to finish.

If you are looking to impress your guests on Mexican food night, this dessert taco is your ticket!

Hope you enjoy.
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Butterscotch Chocolate Chunk Pudding Cookies

Butterscotch Chocolate Chunk Pudding Cookies

Mar 25, 2015 | Cookies | Tags: , ,

These Butterscotch Chocolate Chunk Pudding Cookies are sweet, crispy yet soft and utterly perfect!

It’s no secret I am a cookie addict.  I could be very happy baking cookies every single day, well I practically do, lol!
If you haven’t added instant pudding to your cookies before, just wait until you try it.  Such an awesome texture!  Oodles of chocolate chunks and butterscotch chips, you can’t possibly go wrong with that.
Hope you enjoy another great cookie recipe!
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