Category Archives: make ahead

Sep 2

Crawfish Étouffée

Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! Now it’s back to school, or the grind, or whatever else the end of summer means to you…for me, I have one more day of play today since it’s Bella’s 6th birthday! Can’t … Continue reading

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Jun 9

Spicy Black Bean Hummus

Summer fun has begun, and this dip is perfect for entertaining! It’s easy to make and even easier to transport. This is for all you spicy food lovers out there. Veggies can easily be subbed for pita chips if you’re … Continue reading

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Jun 2

Chili-Lime Chicken Kebabs

The weather has been amazing lately – perfect for grilling! Life has been crazy as well so I’m always happy when I find a new recipe that’s quick and easy to make. These kebabs were perfect for yet another hectic … Continue reading

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May 19

Blueberry Pound Cake with Lemon Glaze

What can I say about this cake, other than – I wish I had a piece RIGHT NOW! Yum. Delicious and SO easy to make. This is definitely one to consider making for your Memorial Day celebrations, so get your … Continue reading

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May 5

Crockpot Balsamic Chicken Breasts

After making this recipe a handful of times I’m finally getting around to sharing it. It’s perfect for different things like salads, sandwiches, as a main course…here I have it sitting on top of cauliflower “rice” (recipe coming soon). SO … Continue reading

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Apr 25

Nana’s Rice Pudding

This dish has graced our table dozens of times since I started writing this blog, yet EVERY time, I forget to get a decent picture (or any picture at all!). Well, that’s it – no more delays. I need to … Continue reading

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Apr 21

Farfalle with Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Hope everyone had a nice holiday weekend! Easter was a fun and food filled celebration, as usual. Waaaay too much, again, as usual. Which is why I opted for a lighter pasta dish. And it was a big hit. I … Continue reading

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Apr 18

Peeps Candy Bars

Just in time for Easter! This delicious dessert will satisfy even the non-Peeps lover like myself, thanks to the gooey chocolate base. I know some people go crazy over those cute little chicks/bunnies, but not me. I could keep a … Continue reading

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Apr 17

Cuban Panini

This is sort of a recipe remake…I had a slight variation of this here on my blog as one of my first recipes. I recently made it again for dinner guests and remembered how amazing it was. I also took … Continue reading

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Mar 31

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs

Happy Monday! March is almost over and you’d never know it, judging by the weather we’ve been having. This week is supposed to turn around for us, and I’m REALLY hoping that’s the case! Bella is dying to get out … Continue reading

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