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Sweet Peaches Brie and Cream Quesadillas

Sweet Peaches Brie and Cream Quesadillas

Jul 7, 2014 | Breakfast/Brunch, Desserts | Tags: , , ,

My Sweet Peaches Brie and Cream Quesadillas make the perfect quick fix dessert any night of the week!

Developing this recipe was so much fun last week.  This summer, my mom has been joining me in the kitchen and we were both blown away by the flavors of these quesadillas.  The sweet cinnamon peaches with the creamy Brie…and ice cream on top….home run!!

It’s no secret that I make quesadillas weekly at our house.  When my boys are hungry after summer camps or from swimming all afternoon, I often make quesadillas because they are so quick to prepare not to mention delicious.   I haven’t made many sweet versions and I am officially hooked!  Especially with ice cream on top!

Hope you enjoy this simple treat!
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Nutella S'mores Dessert Pizza

Nutella S’mores Dessert Pizza

Jul 2, 2014 | Desserts | Tags: , , , ,

My Nutella S’mores Dessert Pizza knocked our socks off. Nutella, toasted marshmallows, whipped cream and strawberries over a graham cracker pizza dough. Swoon!

I am salivating just talking about this recipe.  I knew exactly what I wanted to make with my Graham Cracker Pizza Dough that you saw on Monday.  Nutella S’mores Dessert Pizza!!

Let me paint the picture for you….sweet graham cracker pizza dough layered with warm nutella, toasted marshmallows, drizzled chocolate ganache topped with sweetened whipped cream and strawberries.

Have fun!!
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Graham Cracker S'mores Pizza Dough Recipe

Graham Cracker Pizza Dough Recipe | Dessert Pizza

Jun 30, 2014 | Dinner | Tags: ,

My Graham Cracker Pizza Dough Recipe is such a treat for your dessert pizzas!

I am so excited to share this sweet pizza dough recipe with you today!  I wanted to make a dessert pizza….which you’ll also see this week, and I thought….hmmm, I wonder if I could make a graham cracker pizza dough to go along with my dessert pizza?  Um, yes!  It worked and is beyond good.

A little teaser today with just the pizza dough recipe, I promise Wednesday’s recipe will be well worth the wait :)

Enjoy my super simple, no need to wait for rising graham cracker pizza dough!
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Skillet Nachos with Spicy Salsa Verde Chicken

Skillet Nachos with Spicy Salsa Verde Chicken

Jun 25, 2014 | Chicken, Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , , , ,

My Skillet Nachos with Spicy Salsa Verde Chicken are cheesy, simple to prepare and are great for parties!

I am thrilled to share my quick fix Skillet Nachos with you today!  I’ve teamed up with Cholula to bring you this dish and can’t wait for you to try it!

With just a few ingredients, you’ll have restaurant style nachos on your table in no time.  Enjoy!

You’ll add a few shakes of Cholula’s Green Pepper hot sauce right to your salsa verde that gets mixed into the shredded chicken.  Adds the perfect spice.

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Peanut Butter Pudding Cookies

Peanut Butter Pudding Cookies

Jun 23, 2014 | Cookies | Tags: , , , ,

My 3 ingredient Peanut Butter Pudding Cookies could not be more delicious and simple to whip up! This batch makes 9 perfect cookies so you won’t have too many to resist, lol!

Sometime you just need a cookie that you can whip up in about 2 minutes.  Literally one bowl, 3 ingredients and these babies are in the oven.  Peanut buttery bites of cookie heaven.  I love that this recipe only makes 9 cookies.  Less to haunt you in the kitchen, haha!  Feel free to double the recipe as needed for more cookies!

Perfect cookie to bake with the kids this summer, they can do all of these steps no problem!

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Chicken Roasted Vegetable Mac and Cheese

Chicken Roasted Vegetable Mac and Cheese

Jun 18, 2014 | Chicken, Dinner, Sponsored

My Chicken Roasted Vegetable Mac and Cheese is the ultimate comfort food!

It’s such a pleasure partnering with Foster Farms to bring you a new recipe and talk about the importance of family dinner time.  This has been so important to me and I am thrilled to share my thoughts with you!

Before I do, can we talk mac and cheese for a second?  I absolutely LOVE creating new mac and cheese recipes.  This one I have developed for you today uses Foster Farms cooked chicken breast along with roasted broccoli, asparagus, onions and bacon crumbles.  Does not get better than this.  So perfect for Sunday dinner when you’ve got lots of hungry … Continue Reading »

Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla

Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla

Jun 16, 2014 | Appetizers/Sides, Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , , ,

Treat yourself to my buttery crisp Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla this week.  You’ll be glad you did :)

Is there anything better than a hot off the skillet, flavor packed, cheesy and buttery crisp quesadilla?  I have fond memories as a kid enjoying my mom’s quesadillas and this recipe is one of my favorite ones yet! It’s always a pleasure teaming up with Land O’ Lakes to bring you a new buttery recipe.  This one does not disappoint and takes just minutes to prepare with some amazing ingredients.
Break out your favorite large skillet and let the deliciousness begin.
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Father's Day Recipes

Father’s Day Recipes

Jun 13, 2014 | Holiday | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Father’s Day Recipes to make any Dad smile!

Wow, did Father’s Day sneak up on anyone else this year?!  I looooove spoiling my dad and husband with some of my favorite recipes on their “day.”  I put together 10 of my favorite picks to make your Father’s Day special and absolutely delicious!

Have a wonderful Father’s Day weekend with your family!
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Double Chocolate M and M Cookies

Double Chocolate M and M Cookies Recipe

Jun 11, 2014 | Cookies | Tags: , ,

My Double Chocolate M and M Cookies Recipe are the perfect sweet treat for any occasion!

There’s nothing I love more than getting in the kitchen and baking up a new cookie.  One of the most popular recipes on Picky Palate is THESE, so I thought why not make a fabulous chocolate edition!
Fudgy, chocolatey and down right fantastic.  Get yourself in the kitchen and whip up a batch for yourself :)
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