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Veggie Tostadas

April 27, 2015
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With Cinco de Mayo here in a few days it’s time to talk about margaritas & Mexican food (then again, it’s always a great time to think about that combo!) These Veggie Tostadas are delicious & simple to prepare before your guests arrive, they are equally impressive for a weeknight family meal!

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Double Chocolatey Chocolate Chip Pancakes

February 25, 2015
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Chocolatey + chocolate….what? Yes chocolate lovers, these pancakes are for you! Best part is….you likely have all the ingredients in your pantry & fridge. Ready to dig into the best pancakes ever! Great, these Double Chocolatey + Chocolate Chip Pancakes are basically brownies meets cake. A hybrid of the best things on Earth. For breakfast…could you imagine […]

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Strawberries ‘n Cream Cookie Parfaits

February 2, 2015
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Does your sweet tooth beckon more often then you would like it too? If you answered YES I know the feeling! I created this recipe so we can all indulge without the guilt… Are you a strawberry lover? I sure am. These Strawberries ‘n Cream Cookie Parfaits are filled with thick greek yogurt, my homemade Simple Strawberry […]

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Skinny Banana Muffins with Chocolate Sprinkles

January 14, 2015
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Skinny Banana Muffins with Chocolate Sprinkles. Say that 5X. It will make you smile & very hungry. Instead of typical chocolate chips, I had some full on pure chocolate sprinkles hanging around. This is what happened… These muffins will swoon you for breakfast, brunch, snacks & everything in between. The great news…they are lighter & skinnier than […]

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Huevos Rancheros

December 18, 2014
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What’s your favorite way to serve up eggs? I’ve always loved Huevos Rancheros and even more so after the Carnival cruise I went on recently…. While on board the ship I enjoyed Huevos Rancheros as often as I could. This recipe can easily be adapted with any veggies & proteins you like!

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The BEST Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes!

November 28, 2014
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Happy Thanksgiving & happy LEFTOVERS! Hope you had a wonderful holiday. This Sunday I’ll be sharing a selection of these recipes on the NBC Weekend Show! If you can tune in fabulous! My segment time is 8:20am EST. If not I’ll have the link to share with you soon…. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. […]

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Mini Blueberry Lemon Muffins

November 12, 2014
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It’s the time of year when we wanna cozy up with a warm drink & baked goodies. I’ve got some mini delights for ya right here! Don’t underestimate these Mini Blueberry Lemon Muffins because of their petite size. They offer big, bold flavor & I bet you won’t eat just one!

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Pumpkin Bars with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

November 5, 2014
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Pumpkin Bars with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting…..naturally sweetened cake bars perfect with a chilled glass of milk or steamy cup of coffee. Serve for breakfast, brunch or mid afternoon snack attacks! Hi & happy Wednesday! So where’s Waldo now? She is prancing around London Town dining at the finest restaurants, shopping up a storm & visiting with friends & […]

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Grilled Cheese Party Bar!

October 13, 2014
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This summer we threw my friend a birthday party with the best theme ever ~ Grilled cheese! That’s right friends. I suggest you do this at your next party pronto! We had every topping we could think of & invited our guests to build their own sandwiches that we then cooked up in lots of butter. Party perfection!

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes

September 28, 2014
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Hi everyone! Hope your weekend was amazing ~ we had a great one here. The weather was 1/2 summer & 1/2 super chilly, rainy fall….which brought some snow our way! I was super inspired to create the perfect pancakes to celebrate this fall weather. These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes are irresistible…

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Brown Rice Breakfast Porridge

September 20, 2014
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Hi there! A quickie post & recipe today. I’m a huge fan of oatmeal & this is a super tasty twist on that. Nutty brown rice is great in sweets & savories. In this Brown Rice Breakfast Porridge I use traditional toppings but you can hit it with anything you wish. Get creative!

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PB&J Enchilada French Toast

September 17, 2014
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Hi there! Ok, you don’t need to tell me these aren’t my prettiest food photos. I all ready know that. I needed to get this PB&J Enchilada French Toast on the  breakfast table asap. That was right after I took a really excited bite. Please get over the not so fanciful presentation & try these immediately, […]

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Tropical Steel Cut Oatmeal

August 19, 2014
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Howdy friends! This Tropical Steel Cut Oatmeal is something that you can love on any time of the year. Sunny flavors combine to bring a smile to your face & belly…

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Chocolate Chip Skillet Cornbread

August 13, 2014
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I have not baked forever! Can’t even remember the last time. How could I refuse when my little boy woke up & said he wanted cornbread. Immediately I thought yes! Momma’s been gone for over a week & I gotta bake with my sweet boy! Then simultaneously we both said chocolate. So, Chocolate Chip Skillet Cornbread was […]

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Baked French Toast with Berries & Vanilla Syrup

June 13, 2014
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Sometimes packages land at my doorstep & I get all giddy, footloose & fanciful….I could not contain my excitement when I tore into my copy of Sweet Paul’s new book Eat & Make: Charming Recipes + Kitchen Crafts You Will Love. Do you know Sweet Paul yet? I bet most of you do. If you do not please […]

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