Slow Cooker Baked Ziti with Mushrooms and Spinach | - Delicious slow cooker pasta dish with a nutritional boost from mushrooms and spinach!

Slow Cooker Baked Ziti With Mushrooms and Spinach

Here’s another slow cooker recipe for you! My slow cooker is my BFF. I use it at least once a week, sometimes 2 or 3 times a week! The family’s #1 favorite slow cooker recipe is my Easiest Slow Cooker Chicken and Wild Rice. That one is a guaranteed winner, every time I make it! Up… 

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Wine’d Down Wednesday 97

Welcome to the 97th week of Wine’d Down Wednesday! Thank you SO MUCH to everyone that has been linking with us so far, we are beyond thrilled to have you coming back week after week and just love reading all of your posts! We were all so excited and overjoyed that so many of you… 

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Chicken Potato Bake | - Potatoes tossed in garlic and olive oil and baked to a golden brown with tender, juicy chicken thighs. A family favorite!

Chicken Potato Bake

This might seem kind of crazy, but I often sit down to do my meal plan for the upcoming week, and I am stumped. What?!? I know, I know, you are probably wondering how can that be, since I have a website with a ton of recipes from which to choose.  You would think that… 

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Amazing Grilled Corn Recipes |

Amazing Grilled Corn Recipes

Fresh corn is delicious no matter how you prepare it, but there is something about grilled corn that just amps up the amazing factor. So my latest contribution to Parade’s Community Table is a luscious round up of grilled corn recipes! Sweet, juicy corn on the cob brings back childhood memories of warm summer afternoons… 

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Easy Turkey Broccoli Pasta Dinner | - Super-easy, family-pleasing dinner ready in less than 30 minutes!

Easy Turkey Broccoli Pasta Dinner

Here’s an entree that is a guaranteed family-pleaser in my house! And it is ready in 30 minutes or less. Definitely my kind of recipe! Add a side salad, and you have everything you need for a great meal. Even Thing 2 loves this dish! You can easily substitute a whole grain pasta if you… 

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15 Healthy Snack Options

I am so excited to announce that my first contributor post to Parade Magazine’s Community Table site is live! This will be an ongoing gig for me. I am hoping to publish an article on that site at least once a month, although I would love to contribute more frequently if I can find the time. That kind… 

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Chocolate Crunch Raspberry Waffles | - Kids love these fun and delicious waffles with crunchy chocolate crispies and real raspberries!

Chocolate Crunch Raspberry Waffles

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But that doesn’t meant that it can’t be fun, too! Thing 1 and Thing 2 simply love waffles. In truth, I don’t have to do anything fancy – they will be ecstatic that I am making waffles, even if they are just plain. But they were over… 

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Fiesta Chicken Salad | - Lightened up chicken salad full of fresh and zesty flavors!

Fiesta Chicken Salad

I love chicken salad, but I really could do without all that mayo. As delicious as it is, I don’t need all those calories! That is why I love this lightened up chicken salad. I feel no guilt when gobbling this up for lunch, dinner, or as a hearty snack. And it is SO easy to… 

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Slow Cooker Mushroom Pork Chops | - Wonderfully easy and delicious family dinner!

Slow Cooker Mushroom Pork Chops

This recipe is one of my very favorites. It is easy and it is delicious! ‘Nuff said! I was looking for a new way to serve pork chops. In the past I typically just sprinkled them with garlic salt and parsley flakes and broiled them. Maybe I would shake things up in the summertime and throw… 

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Sparkling Citrus Sangria | - Refreshing and crisp adult beverage made with pineapple juice and ginger ale, perfect for a warm summer afternoon!

Sparkling Citrus Sangria

Summer is here! Hooray! To celebrate, here is a recipe for a refreshing and crisp adult beverage made with pineapple juice and ginger ale, perfect for a warm summer afternoon! Picture yourself sitting poolside, or on the beach, basking in the warmth of the sun and relaxing with a glass of this delicious sangria. That… 

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Sausage Mozzarella Sandwich with Chipotle Lime Slaw | - Amp up your sandwich with this tantalizing juxtaposition of flavors and textures!

Sausage Mozzarella Sandwich with Chipotle Lime Slaw

Are you smart and saucy? Of course you are, and therefore you will love this recipe! I made it using a Saucy Mama marinade to amp up the flavor in this sandwich and make it amazing! You may not have heard of Saucy Mama products before, so read on to find out more! Saucy Mama makes marinades, dressings,… 

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Best Homemade Chocolate Sauce | - Rich, delicious, easy to make, and much better than store-bought!

Best Homemade Chocolate Sauce

Want to jazz up your dessert and make it extra special? Chocolate sauce is a great way to do that! Drizzle over ice cream, cake, fruit, or even cookies to make a fun and yummy treat! It is hard to go wrong with chocolate sauce, whether you buy it from the store or make it… 

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Easy Pan Pizza | - DIY pan pizza is easy, delicious, and healthier than delivery!

Easy Pan Pizza

Pizza is the one dinner in my house that we have on a weekly basis. No one ever gets sick of it! Nonetheless, I like to change things up a little bit from time to time, with different toppings, or different ways of putting the ingredients together, like pizza packets, mini pizzas, and now this… 

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Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken | - So flavorful and satisfying, and only 3 ingredients! It doesn't get any easier than this!

Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

Disclosure: I received a free copy of the cookbook for review, but all statements in this post are my own opinion. I am so excited to share this post with you today. A good friend of mine, Sarah, has published an AWESOME cookbook. If you are a busy mom, you simply must get this book. It… 

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Berry Delicious Cheesecake Fluff | - Easy and delicious dessert that tastes just like cheesecake. Perfect for a crowd!

Berry Delicious Cheesecake Fluff

Here’s a super-easy dessert that is perfect to take to picnics or potlucks this summer. My family was positively RAVING about this one! I was looking for a fun way to dress up some strawberries and blueberries I had picked up at the grocery store. We had been eating a lot of strawberries (they are… 

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