Crock Pot Cinnamon Almonds Recipe


Crock Pot Cinnamon Almonds Recipe   If you feel the need to stop in the mall every time you smell the scent of cinnamon roasted almonds wafting through the food court, then this Crock Pot Cinnamon Almond Recipe is for you! I am in love with this sweet treat, and hey almonds are good for you! Err..well maybe not coated in sugar, but, protein right!? I thought there was some super secret method of cooking this sweet snack, but it was ridiculously easy to make! So I wanted to share ...

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VIDEO: Recipe Hack: Milk and Cookie Shots


Dominique Ansel, maker of the Cronut, intrigued Americans with his latest creation: the Cookie Shot, a chocolate chip cookie cup filled with vanilla milk. While the Cookie Shot is only available at his New York City bakery, we've hacked the concept so you can sip out of and chomp on the edible cookie cups at home. Inspired by Dominique Ansel Bakery Milk and Cookie Shots Ingredients For the cookies: 1 cup shortening 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 large egg ...

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Super Bowl Party Ideas

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Super Bowl Party Ideas Mixing It Up This Year Super Bowl XLVIII is only a week away and I’ll admit my plan for preparing well in advance has gone by the wayside.  This year we’ll be hosting a party with a dozen friends and their children.  In order to simplify things, we’ve asked everyone to bring their favorite beverage and a staple snack such as chips and dip. For our Super Bowl Party Ideas this year, we’ll be preparing the heartier food.  I plan to shop on Tuesday and Thursday in order ...

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Low Calorie Easy Turkey Burgers Sliders


Low Calorie Easy Turkey Burgers Sliders The Super Bowl is coming up , and it is the perfect time to make this awesome Low Calorie Easy Turkey Burgers Sliders! When I think of sports and parties I think of burgers, hot dogs, and ribs, and these burgers are perfect for when you are looking for a great game day meal, without burning through your calorie budget for the day.  This is a classic example of changing a few ingredients in the recipe, and coming out with a meal that is just as good as ...

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Kids Cranberry Mocktail Recipe

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Kids Cranberry Mocktail Recipe   We are not big drinkers in my house, but there are some special occasions  where we like to break out the mixers and create a fun drink! New Years eve tomorrow is one of those occasions where we like to have a fun drink. My 5 year old often asks why she can't have the fun looking drink that the rest of us are drinking, and it's hard to explain to a 5 year old why she can't. So instead of leaving her out, we like to come up with fun mocktail recipe ...

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Easy Hashbrown Casserole


Easy Hashbrown Casserole   I don't know about you, but I love easy breakfasts for around the holidays. On weekends, my family tries to make sure we have breakfast together and talk about our week, and one of out favorite recipes is my Easy Hashbrown Casserole! It is called that because well, it's easy! My daughter loves to help me make it, and if you want to make it even easier, prepare is the night before and then all you have to do is pop your casserole in the oven in the morning! ...

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Cranberry Lemon Squares


Cranberry Lemon Squares   One of my favorite things to bake with during the winter is Cranberries! They are  readily available, and oh-so-yummy! Today I am going to share one of my families favorite recipes, Cranberry Lemon Squares!  This recipe is just the right amount of sweet and tart, and relativley easy to make! I love to make this for my family, and they also keep well so they make great gifts! ...

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Bacon Wrapped Smokies with Brown Sugar


Bacon Wrapped Smokies with Brown Sugar   If you are looking for a great appetizer for any holiday party you will love my Bacon Wrapped Smokies with Brown Sugar! This is an easy, crowd pleasing recipe that your friends and family will be asking for again and again! I love easy recipes for the holidays, and the prep time for this recipe only takes about 15 minuets! ...

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Accordion Potatoes


Accordion Potatoes   If you are looking for an easy side for any meal, then you will love my Accordion Potatoes! These are better than french fries (and better for you!) and are super simple to make! This recipe only has 4 ingredients, and is sure to be a big hit with your whole family! ...

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Week of November 4th Menu Plan


Week of November 4th Menu Plan Having a Menu Plan makes me busy week much easier! My family and I sit down on Saturdays and decided what we would like to eat for the week. It takes the guess work of of meals for the week, and everyone knows what to expect! Best thing for me (the cook) is that I don't have to stand in front of the fridge and wonder what I am going to fix for my family that night. This week is all about the tastes of fall. Warm meals that warm the soul!   ...

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