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May 21, 2014 | Cakes and Cupcakes, Desserts | Tags: banana bread, bananas, brown butter, cinnamon, cinnamon rolls, sheet cake
Warm, buttery cinnamon roll flavors swirled throughout a banana bread cake….do I have your attention? Haha!
This sheet cake is perfect for any upcoming summer parties, picnics, you name it!
If you’ve got bananas around the house that have browned, this is the cake for you. Enjoy!
My Salsa Verde Chicken and Wild Rice Soup is quick to prepare, healthy and zesty delicious!
I had my mom over for lunch last week and I was a little under the weather. Decided it was the perfect afternoon to make a quick and easy soup to warm my soul, haha
Not kidding, this soup was done in 10 minutes. In all fairness, I had leftover chicken breast from the night before and found a bag of already cooked wild rice from Target! You’ve got to check it out next time you are there. Total time saver for soups! Scroll down to see pics.
Warm, zesty and stick to your ribs delicious soup coming your way. Enjoy!
Does it get better than oozing chocolate and cookie dough? I think not
My Vanilla Malted Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars have the perfect buttery crisp outsides with the most sinful chocolatey soft centers. They are also great for packaging up for a potluck or gift giving to family and friends. My boys brought them to their Father’s and Son’s Camp trip last weekend and lets just say they didn’t bring any back with them, haha!
May 12, 2014 | Desserts | Tags: fried, honey, pizza dough, powdered sugar, sopapillas
My Homemade Sopapilla Recipe is one of our favorite desserts to make as a family. Warm fried dough with melted butter, honey and powdered sugar!
I’ve been looking forward to sharing this recipe for weeks now. Let me start by saying I know people call these all kinds of different names. It kind of depends where you grew up! I’ve heard people call them scones, fry bread and sopapillas. I am not partial, I’ll call them anything, lol! I remember as a kid having warm sopapillas at a Mexican restaurant we went to and it was my favorite part of the meal!
If you are not aware of what this recipe is, let me explain. It’s a homemade dough, fried, then lathered with butter, honey and powdered sugar. Seriously does NOT get better than this.
When my family gets together on Sundays, we almost always end up making these. They are everyone’s favorite
May 7, 2014 | Appetizers/Sides, Sponsored | Tags: bacon
If I could jump up and down with excitement telling you about this recipe I would! These drool worthy strips of sweet and salty bacon are heaven sent. I’ve partnered with Smucker’s to bring you simple recipes that use their amazing jams and preserves.
You won’t believe how simple this recipe is!
May 5, 2014 | Chicken, Dinner, Soups and Stews, Sponsored | Tags: chicken, mexican, soup, spanish rice
My Zesty Spanish Rice Chicken Soup Recipe is simple to prepare for those busy weeknights and is full of great Mexican flavor!
Happy Cinco de Mayo! I am celebrating with this delicious and so simple to prepare Mexican style soup. It’s packed with my homemade spanish rice, vegetables and chunks of chicken in a flavorful zesty broth.
Cholula is my go to hot sauce for everything. It flavored my broth perfectly without being too spicy. We love it in my house!
Be sure to check out Amanda’s Firecracker Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Corn Salsa HERE for another fun Cholula Cinco de Mayo recipe.
Here are the ingredients you’ll need for your soup. Simple pantry and refrigerator items. To save yourself some time, cook your chicken ahead of time so it’s ready to go
Apr 30, 2014 | Cookies | Tags: chocolate, chocolate chips, cookies, malt
It’s always a good day to make cookies around my house. You never have to twist my arm much to whip up a batch for any occasion The boys and I were playing around with a chocolate cookie idea and these malted chip cookies were a huge hit!
They have the perfect chewy texture that we love with bites full of chocolate chips throughout. Next time you are in the mood for making cookies, be sure to give our latest creation a try!
Happy cookie baking!
Apr 28, 2014 | Brownies and Bars | Tags: cookies, lemon, lemon curd, shortbread
I have been on a major lemon poppyseed kick lately! First my blondies, then those fabulous pancakes and now my shortbread bars! You do not want to miss these buttery sweet iced lemon bars. There’s not much better!
Apr 23, 2014 | Appetizers/Sides, Sponsored
It’s always a pleasure partnering with Fisher Nuts to bring you new recipes! I had so much fun creating this zesty Mexican rice salad loaded with chicken, vegetables and Fisher Nuts Chopped Pecans. Chicken and pecans go together so nicely. Adds a great nutty texture to each bite. I’ve also blended a simple cilantro dressing that gets stirred into the salad. This is a perfect salad to bring to a potluck or even by itself as a light dinner. All of my favorite flavors!
Hope you enjoy!