Creamy Avocado Zoodles with Chipotle Lime Shrimp | - Zucchini noodles smothered in a creamy avocado sauce and topped with zingy, tangy shrimp!

Creamy Avocado Zoodles with Chipotle Lime Shrimp

Would you believe these ‘noodles’ are made from zucchini?  They are a fantastic substitute for carb-laden, processed pasta, and a great way to get additional veggies into your kids. Have your doubts about whether zoodles are really a good swap for regular noodles? Then you should give this recipe a try and see what you think! I… 

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Wine’d Down Wednesday 83

Welcome to the 83rd 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 want… 

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Love Those Little Piggies

I have a very special article for you today! I am excited to share with you a comic book written and illustrated by a friend of mine, Neil. He and I go WAYYYYY back, I don’t want to even think about how many years. We don’t get together much anymore, but we have kept in touch… 

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Baked Double Chocolate Doughnuts | - Moist, chocolatey, and better-for-you because they are baked, these doughnuts sport a sweet orange glaze and semi-sweet mini morsels for garnish!

Baked Double Chocolate Doughnuts with Orange Glaze

Doughnuts! So yummy! But they are a rare treat for us. They are just so NOT good for you, I can’t justify eating that kind of thing often myself, and I certainly don’t want to be giving them to my kids on a regular basis. Most doughnuts are fried, which just piles on to the unhealthiness already… 

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Broccoli Pesto Mushroom Grilled Cheese | - Delicious, hearty grilled cheese sandwich perfect for lunch or a quick and easy dinner!

Broccoli Pesto Mushroom Grilled Cheese

April is National Grilled Cheese month! So it is the perfect excuse for me to publish yet another grilled cheese recipe.  It is no secret that I love grilled cheese. We have it for dinner often, probably 3-4 times a month. I like to play around with the cheese and other filling ingredients to change things up… 

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Chipotle Lime Roasted Peanuts | - Crunchy, spicy, and totally addictive, this snack can be whipped up in minutes and is guaranteed to impress your guests!

Chipotle Lime Roasted Peanuts

I ordered a whole bunch of raw peanuts a while back so I could make Sweet Nutty Crunch, a totally delicious and addictive snack recipe. They were incredible! Y. U. M. Even though I made that recipe a few times, I still had plenty of peanuts left. Although that snack is AH-MAY-ZING, it is very addictive, so I… 

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CoCo Wheat Pancakes | - Delicious, hearty pancakes made with wholesome CoCo Wheat hot cereal!

CoCo Wheat Pancakes

Have you ever heard of CoCo Wheats? It is not one of the most popular hot cereals, which I don’t understand because it totally rocks! It is kind of like farina, but with a hint of cocoa. It isn’t sweet, however, so it is a healthier breakfast than some of these cold cereals that really aren’t much… 

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31 Birthday Cake Treats | - Join me in celebrating my birthday all month long with a birthday cake themed treat for each day!

31 Birthday Cake Treats

Happy birthday to me! My birthday is this month, and I am throwing a birthday cake themed party to treat myself all month long! I collected a bunch of the yummiest birthday cake treats I could find from some of my blogger friends so I can celebrate with something different every day. Try not to… 

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Slow Cooker Thai Spicy Peanut Chicken | - Make this tasty and flavorful Thai-style dish right in your crockpot. So easy and delicious!

Slow Cooker Thai Spicy Peanut Chicken

Like many busy moms, I love shortcuts! I love to try different ways to streamline meal preparation, especially when I can do it without sacrificing quality or taste. For this recipe, if you have the time, by all means you should slice up some fresh bell peppers and onion. Hopefully you remembered to buy them… 

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Broccoli Pesto | - Delicious spin on traditional pesto, perfect for using on sandwiches, pizza, or as a pasta sauce!

Broccoli Pesto

I made my own pesto! I am so excited! My whole adult life, I have used store-bought pesto. It never even occurred to me to make my own. But since I have entered the food blogging world, I am making from scratch many things that I used to buy. If you have a food processor,… 

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Crockpot Beef Stroganoff | - Tender beef and savory mushrooms in a creamy, tangy sauce. This classic comfort food is a family favorite!

Crockpot Beef Stroganoff

As I was preparing this dinner, I got to thinking. Stroganoff is a really strange word, isn’t it? I mean, say it to yourself a few times. The more you say it, the stranger it gets! And if you write it a few times, it gets even stranger than that! So I decided to find… 

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Double Chocolate Crunch Cookies | - Cake mix and crispy rice cereal give these cookies an amazing chocolatey taste and wonderful texture!

Double Chocolate Crunch Cookies

Cake mix and crispy rice cereal give these cookies an amazing chocolatey taste and wonderful texture! Quick, easy, and chocolatey. Sounds like my favorite kind of recipe! I make these cookies for all sorts of occasions, and sometimes even when there is no occasion. I mean, every once in a while, you just need a… 

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Bacon Breakfast Casserole | - Combine all of your breakfast favorites in this hot, cheesy casserole!

Bacon Breakfast Casserole

Who loves Sunday brunch?  Everyone, that’s who! You don’t have to wait until Sunday to enjoy this breakfast, however.  This casserole bakes up in 35 minutes, so you can serve it any day of the week. Just pop it in the oven when you get up and it will be ready by the time you… 

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Slow Cooker Chicken and Biscuits | - Super-easy and delicious chicken and veggies in a creamy sauce topped with flaky, crusty biscuits. We love this dinner!

Slow Cooker Chicken and Biscuits

Winner winner chicken dinner!  This chicken recipe is always a winner in my house. I love it because it is super-easy and because most of the work is done by the crock pot during the day while I am working. Then, when we are ready to eat dinner in the evening, I just transfer the chicken… 

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3 Ingredient Valentine Crunch Cookies | - The crunchy-sweet combination of vanilla wafer cookies and a white chocolate coating make these adorable goodies a perfect Valentine's treat for kids and adults alike!

3 Ingredient Valentine Crunch Cookies

Can you believe it is almost Valentine’s Day already? I mean, I haven’t even gotten used to the fact that it is 2015 yet, and here we are in February! Well, even if I can’t believe it, it is true, so I want to share this fun and easy Valentine’s Day dessert with you. I love these holidays… 

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