Instant Pot Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese

Instant Pot Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese

Instant Pot Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese will quickly become a family favorite. All you need is 20 minutes and just a little effort to make this ooey, gooey main dish.  We’re finally moving into our new home tomorrow! It has been a loooong time coming and I’m so ready to get in there. We stopped

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Homemade Pancake Mix

Homemade Pancake Mix

Keep a batch of this Homemade Pancake Mix in your pantry so you can have delicious buttermilk pancakes in a flash.  Mornings are HECTIC in our house. We currently have a 25 minute drive right so we have to be up and out of the house early (but it’s ending next week, can I get a

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Pina Colada Smoothie

Pina Colada Smoothie

This Pina Colada Smoothie will make you feel like you’re lounging on a gorgeous beach. Enjoy all the tropical flavors of the classic drink without any of the guilt. We’re eight days away from moving day and I’m feeling relatively good about our packing progress. Check with me on Monday and things may be different.

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Chicken Club Salad

Chicken Club Salad

I turned one of my favorite sandwiches into a big, delicious salad. This Chicken Club Salad is packed with juicy chicken, crispy bacon, tomatoes, avocados and homemade croutons. Drizzle it with homemade buttermilk dill dressing for the perfect meal. I am a lover of sandwiches. I would eat one each and every day if I

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Sparkling Blood Orange Margaritas

Sparkling Blood Orange Margaritas

Sparkling Blood Orange Margaritas are just what this hump day needs. Grab a bag of blood oranges and some tequila and turn today into a party. So I walked into Trader Joe’s last week and these beautiful blood oranges were staring at me right at the entrance. I never seem to remember that it’s blood

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Strawberry Malt Cookies

Strawberry Malt Cookies

These sweet and simple Strawberry Malt Cookies are just the treat to make for your Valentine this year. Freeze dried strawberries and malted milk powder revamp a childhood classic into cookie form.  T-minus 17 days until moving day. It’s been a long process and we’re almost there! My first floor basically looks like a storage

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Blueberry BBQ Wings

Blueberry BBQ Wings

Bring the class to your Super Bowl party this weekend with Blueberry BBQ Wings. These guys are baked and refined sugar-free to reduce guilt and make extra room for snackage.  When it comes to the Super Bowl, are you a wings or pizza person? Or both. That is also totally valid and condoned. I married

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Homemade Croutons

Homemade Croutons

If you are a salad lover and need that carby crunch, Homemade Croutons are a must. Ridiculously easy and cheap to make with results far and above the store-bought version.  **Update: This post, recipe and the photos within have been updated from its original posting in 2012. There were literally 90 words in the original

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Fancy Ass Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Fancy Ass Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

I made you some chocolate dipped strawberries but they aren’t your average Valentine’s dessert, these are Fancy Ass Chocolate Dipped Strawberries. Gourmet toppings adorn this dessert that is easy enough for anyone to make but fancy enough to think you bought them at the store.  Are you guys into themed Valentine’s Day food? I think you

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