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Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Servings: about 2 dozen Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 cups quick-cooking oats 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup butter, softened not melted 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed …

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Pecan Pie Bars

This is one of the first recipes I made after starting my sharing recipes on my blog. I haven’t made it in years, but finally decided to make it this year for Thanksgiving. Servings: 36 Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 35 Minutes Ready In: 50 Minutes Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup packed …

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Breaded Chicken & Garlic Butter Sauce

Looking for a little fancier chicken recipe? Maybe for a nice date night just you and your sweetie. Or you’re just tired of the same old chicken recipes. My family adores this Breaded Chicken & Garlic Butter Sauce recipe. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: Breaded Chicken: 4 chicken breasts …

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Crockpot Honey Garlic Lil’ Smokies

Y’all, as you may have noticed I have been in such a cooking slump lately. I just have no excitement or desire to cook and it seems that when I do get in the kitchen, nothing turns out the way I imagined it would. Anyone else feel my pain here? However, I do have a …

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Cadbury Mini-Brownie Bites

Rob loves him some Cadbury eggs, so I decided to try to incorporate that into one of my favorite desserts; brownies! These, Cadbury Mini-Brownie Bites, are so easy and yummy. Perfect for the Spring and Easter season. Servings: 20-24 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 4 …

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Italian Meatball Burger

This is one of the best burgers I’ve ever had/made! This meatball burger is to die for. The basil, cheese, and sauce gives this burger so much flavor. Servings: 4-5 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes

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Mini Cheese Stuffed Meatloaves

I love this recipe. I’ve actually been making mini meatloaves for awhile, so when I saw this recipe to add cheese. I knew it would be great for the mini ones as well. What I also love about this is that you can make it ahead and even freeze them if need be. You can …

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies

It’s that time of year again, when we get back in the kitchen to whip up yummy treats. Cookies, candies, cakes, pies, and brownies! Brownies? Yes, these Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies are a great alternative to your typical brownies. Servings: 18 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 8 oz. …

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Hamburger Pasta Soup {Crockpot}

I love when I’m scrounging around in the kitchen for something for dinner and the ingredients just fall into place. That’s what happened the other night when I was looking for something to make in the crockpot for the next day. Lately I’ve been on a quest to buy 1 new ingredient once a month …

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Praline Sweet Potatoes

One of my all time favorite holiday recipes is this recipe that my Granny passed along to me, Praline Sweet Potatoes. So amazing. I was never a fan of sweet potatoes/yams until I tried this. I have people beg me every year to make this, so it is no doubt a must try! Servings: 8 …

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Sausage and Rice Stuffed Peppers

I don’t know about you, but I occasionally get a serious hankering for stuffed peppers. Lately I’ve been wanting to try something a little different. I found a recipe by Martha Stewart and I while I’m not a huge fan of hers, I decided to give it a try with a few alterations. This turned …

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Cheesy Potato Soup {Crockpot}

The weather here is getting colder (at least a few days each week) and I love that because that means its soup weather! This Cheesy Potato Soup can be prepared in the crockpot and who doesn’t love that! Servings: 12 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 5 and half hours Ingredients: 5 pounds russet baking …

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Low Fat Garlic Honey Marinade Recipe

This marinade is great for pork tenderloin, pork chops, chicken, or shrimp. Can’t wait to try it with shrimp! It is so easy just whip up the Low Fat Garlic Honey Marinade the night before and grill the next day. Servings: 1 cup (for 2 lbs. of meat) Prep Time: 5 minutes + marinade time …

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Philly Cheesesteak Roll-Ups

It’s been awhile since I’ve come up with a new variation to my yummy roll-ups. The other night I had a serious craving for Philly Cheesesteaks, but we didn’t have any buns. Then, it occurred to me that I could make Philly Cheesesteak Roll-Ups. These were so delicious and since it was soccer practice night …

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Southwestern Salsa

I always enjoy going to “covered dish” events. Being the foodie that I am, I love food and trying new recipes makes me heart and my taste buds happy. When we were at the lake with our Scout Troop, I got to try a few new recipes that I kept a mental note of. One …

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Microwave Mac & Cheese

Recently when we were out of town, I was looking for a microwavable meal. I scrounged together these few ingredients and decided to attempt it in the microwave. Since I was taking this side dish and making it into a meal, I needed to add something to it. I had some thick cut ham, so …

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Southern Banana Pudding

One of my all time favorite desserts is my Granny’s Southern Banana Pudding. It is so easy and is yummy. I’ve thought of some variations to change it up, but every time I start to make it I find that I just have to stick with the original! Servings: 6 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking …

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One-Pot Chili Mac

Servings: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb. hamburger meat 2 tbs. of minced garlic 1 small onion, diced 1 can of tomato sauce 3 cups water 10 oz elbow macaroni sprinkle of salt and pepper 1/3 cup of Chili Powder 1 can of black, pinto, or kidney beans (rinsed/drained) …

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Pizza Monkey Bread Bites

Alex and I were home one night and I needed to make something quick and easy for dinner, because he was wanting to watch a movie. I thought it would be fun to get him in the kitchen and these Pizza Monkey Bread Bites were a perfect recipe to have him help with. Monkey bread …

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Hash Brown Casserole

If you’ve ever had the hash browns at Cracker Barrel, these are very similar to those. Just absolutely yummy! Servings: 10-12 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 60 minutes Ingredients: 1 package 26 oz. frozen hash browns 2 cups shredded Colby cheese 1/4 cup minced onion 1/2 cup beef broth 1 cup milk 2 tbsp …

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