Feb 22

No Machine – 3 Step Homemade Cappuccino

The most simple way make a favorite hot beverage right at home with only a few steps. Enjoy!

No Machine – Simple Homemade Cappuccino

Cappuccino has to be one of the most popular hot beverages these days. Almost everyone orders some form of it at a coffee shop, donut shop or practically any restaurant. I enjoy a nice hot cappuccino for dessert. It’s just the right amount of sweetness without having to order a fat laden dessert. Well, now I can enjoy this wonderful drink right at home! Who knew it was this easy?  With these 3 simple steps you will have your delicious, hot cappuccino in front of you. Grab a biscotti and dunk away.

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Feb 20

Super Easy Chicken Corn Rice Soup

As easy as this soup is to make it’s that heartwarming delicious to eat. Enjoy every spoonful!

This super easy soup is a staple in my house. It came about by using up leftover rotisserie chicken and white rice I had in the fridge from the night before. My family likes corn so I made that the main veggie in the soup. Give this delicious hearty soup a try soon. It’s sure to be a winner around your house too.

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Feb 11

Gooey Marshmallow Poke Cake

Gooey deliciousness, that’s what this cake is all about. A quick poke cake that everyone will love. Enjoy!

If you are looking for a quick and easy cake recipe, you found it right here. If you have been on this blog before you know we have lots of poke cake recipes, definitely check them out as well. This cake recipe was a last minute recipe. My family was coming in to New York. We went out for dinner and after went back the hotel to hang out there so the kids could go swimming in their indoor pool. The hotel was so nice, they let us bring the cake into pool area and we got to watch the kids and eat this yummy cake.  That was such a fun night. When we got home I took a pic of the remaining cake that was left. One piece! My husband and son split it the next day. I think it was gone by the time I woke up. LOL. Bake one of these yummy, gooey cakes and watch it disappear fast.

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Feb 08

Tried And True Slow Cooker Beef Recipes

These tried and tasted recipes will sure be a help during the week and of course any weekend, especially Sunday nights when family and company come to visit. I love my slow-cooker, for bringing us wholesome and delicious meals with so little prep time. Check out these easy recipes from my food blogger friends and me. So delicious, so warming. Enjoy!

Tried and True Slow Cooker Beef Recipes

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Feb 07

Mini Chocolate Valentine Pretzel Twists

Mini Chocolate Valentine Pretzel Twists – These little gems are made with only a handful of ingredients for the most delectable salty and sweet treat. Enjoy!

It’s here again, Valentine’s Day! The time of year when we treat the ones we love with special gifts and chocolates. These little easy-peasy treats are a snap to make and so much nicer to give a homemade treat rather than a store bought box of chocolates. The sweet and salty work so well together that everyone will love them. Place them in a cute cellphone gift bag or a little box that’s especially for candy. You can find these in most dollar stores or in craft stores. Have fun with these, go light or crazy with the sprinkles. These are great to make with the kids too, we give them out to the teachers for a special treat telling them how special they are.

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Feb 07

Baked Parmesan Tuscan Kale Chips

Baked Parmesan Tuscan Kale Chips – A simple and delicious recipe that’s wonderful for snacks and parties. This recipe is a great way to introduce kale to picky eaters. It’s crispy, crunchy delicious. Enjoy with the whole family!

 

There are many varieties of kale out nowadays. Years ago kale was a green you saw on a salad bar for garnish. This leafy green is loaded with healthy nutrients. There are many varieties of kale too. The most common is curly kale. We see this in most markets. Now you can even get this kind of kale in bags washed and ready to eat raw or cooked. I recently came across the kale that’s in this recipe. It has a few names such as flat kale, dinosaur, and Tuscan. It’s now readily available in most large markets and farmers markets. It’s very easy to spot. The leaves are earthy dark green and beautiful. Try this wonderful, healthy and oh so tasty recipe out. It’s sure to be a delicious snack you will be happy to make for your family.

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Feb 05

Totally Vegan – Totally Decadent Chocolate Mousse Cake

Totally Vegan – Totally Decadent Chocolate Mousse Cake – This cake tastes so amazing. It’s sure to become a favorite. You won’t miss the dairy or eggs! Enjoy!

 

If you like chocolate cake, I promise you will love this chocolate cake. My family and I couldn’t believe how delicious it came out. Just from experimenting one day. There were no eggs or butter in the house on the day my son asked if we could bake a cake together. It was so cold and windy and we both didn’t feel like running out to the market. If you have been on this site before, you know we have lots of vegan recipes. Well, now there is one more and it’s an amazing chocolate cake with a creamy chocolate mousse frosting. Check out this easy recipe!

 

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Feb 04

5 Simple Everyday Casseroles

  5 Simple Everyday Casseroles – For some quick and easy weeknight recipes, these casseroles are just right. Enjoy!

   If you are like me, you want simple and fast meals to prepare and still be able to make your family happy with your choices. These recipes are perfect for a quick yet filling weeknight meal or great for a Sunday potluck dinner to bring over to a friend’s house. Casseroles have been around forever, and I know why; they are perfect for anytime of year. Especially when things are hectic and you don’t have a lot of time for preparation.  Enjoy all of these simple and tasty casseroles from some of my food blogger friends and us.

 

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Feb 01

Valentine Cake Pops

Valentine Cake Pops – Show someone you love by baking them a special gift. These delectable cake pops are simple to make and fun too. Bake up a batch of these gems and share the sweetest gift. Enjoy!

It’s that time of year again. A time to show the ones you love and care about how much they mean to  you. I always felt a homemade gift means so much more significant than a store bought item. I love when the kids make me cards or cutout hearts and I do the same for them and my husband. I also like to cook their favorite meal and of course a beautiful and delicious Valentine Dessert. This year it was Cake Pops. Look at the pretty decorations. You can go wild with the decorations or just subtle. They tastes delectable anyway. Your local craft store or market has a good selection of sprinkles and even the melting chocolate. These were made with dark and white chocolate. This way you and your loved ones have a choice. Have a Happy Valentine’s Day!!

 

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Jan 29

Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookies

Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookies – A cookie in a cookie! That’s what these pretty much are. Bake a batch soon, they are sure to become a favorite. Chocolate chips and Oreos are a winner. Enjoy!

When I first started thinking up a new chocolate chip cookie recipe, I didn’t think of putting chopped up Oreos in the batter. Then when looking through my pantry and noticing that I had two bags of unopened Oreos, that’s when decided to make a recipe with those gems. Love the idea of a cookie in a cookie. Well, these came out great and the whole family loved them. My daughter was visiting from Law School and grabbed a bunch to share with her roommates. I ended up baking another batch the next day. That’s how fast they went. Try these soon, they will surely be a hit with your family and friends too.

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