Category Archive: Recipes

Aug 26

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I like to add a little zing in the  foods I make and  Texas Pete Hot Sauces help me do just that. It’s perfect for that added spice you are looking to add to your …

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Aug 25

Easy Made from Scratch Cooking Recipes #newfromhormel #CollectiveBias #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. If you are a regular follower of my blog then you know I’m all about made from scratch cooking. Sometimes it can be time consuming and I work more than one job. Even though I like to make most of …

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Aug 24

Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken with Bacon

Found a recipe here and tweaked it a bit. You’ll need: 3 boneless chicken breasts pieces 3/4 cup honey I used some beautiful light colored local honey 1/2 cup mustard I used a spicy brown mustard 3 slices of bacon 1/2  cup shredded mozzarella cheese In a small bowl mix together the honey and mustard. Place your …

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Aug 19

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

  First, let me start by saying, my husband is in heaven with all the bacon recipes I am sharing this month. As bacon month continues today I’m going to share a recipe guaranteed to make those brussel sprouts extra delicious. I really I really adore brussel sprouts, grew up eating them all the time. …

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Aug 09

Roasted Potato Salad with Bacon

Summer is still going strong and I am loving it. I really enjoy cooking out . Today I am sharing a nice variation to the usual potato salad recipe. In this recipe you roast your potatoes instead of boiling them. It made a big difference in the taste. It was a nice change. Here is …

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Jul 23

Chicken Tacos in the Slow Cooker

I have had my family visiting from out of town these past few weeks. We like to eat out once or twice but it gets expensive and tiring eating out. I decided to make a big batch of chicken taco meat and feed the whole gang. It’s easy to do. Plus it’s a self serve …

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Jul 17

Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Bread

I am still baking with blueberries! They are so perfect to toss in a pie, bread or cookie. I love these little guys! So here is another recipe using these little gems. I paired them with oatmeal and some overripe bananas, yum! I found a recipe here. You’ll need: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/3 cup …

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Jul 08

Simple Summer Sauce for Spaghetti

The best part of summer by far is the ability to walk into my own backyard, pick a couple different vegetables, bring them into my home, and make dinner. That is something that makes me happy. Today I want to share a Simple Summer Sauce for Spaghetti. I make it all the time in the …

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Jul 01

Mini Blueberry Pies

I recently got a great deal on fresh blueberries so I decided to make a few different recipes using the blueberries. After all blueberries are a super fruit. They are full of antioxidants, which we need to get rid of all those free radicals we take in which damage our cellular structure and DNA. Yikes! …

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Jun 29

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Looking for a one stop destination for food, home and garden, family life, health and wellbeing, beauty and money saving coupons? Well look no further P&Geveryday.com has everything you’re looking for. I am always looking for ways to incorporate healthy foods into my family’s diet. It’s not always easy especially with  the grandkids, they want sweets, …

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Jun 21

Rhubarb Recipes

I have plenty of Rhubarb growing in my garden. I have never made anything with my rhubarb, afraid of it I guess. The name alone is weird, rhubarb? That doesn’t sound delicious to me. But I believe in going out of your comfort zone and trying new things. So I found these recipes shared at …

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Jun 13

Tuna Salad Sandwich

In the summer we like to eat light. We will have lots of salads. I like making a batch of Tuna Salad, you can either make a sandwich or put it on top of a bed of lettuce. Either way it’s so yummy. Sometimes I’ll eat it with crackers or chips like Scoops. It’s simple …

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May 29

Crunchy Noodle Coleslaw

  I’m sure most of you have tried ramen Noodles?  I used to be addicted to them, lol. Not anymore thank goodness. I still purchase them occasionally when I want to make this delicious summer salad. It’s so simple to make. When I take it to BBQ’s everyone always asks for the recipe so be prepared. …

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May 24

Raspberry Lemon Muffins

It’s close to our fresh raspberry season so I thought I would share a recipe using fresh raspberries. I found a recipe here and of course changed it up using freshly milled whole wheat flour, sucanat and expeller pressed coconut oil. The raspberries with lemon made a delicious combination. You’ll need: 6 ounces yogurt 3 tablespoons …

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May 15

Honey Mustard Chicken in the Slow Cooker

I get very busy at this time of the year. There is so much to do in the garden, plus once the weather gets nice I want to be outside all the time. So today I want to share a very simple recipe for the slow cooker. This is great when you don’t have any …

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Apr 19

Simple Easter Side Dishes

Easter Sunday is fast approaching. I have to run to the store this morning to pick up my last minute items for our dinner. I always have the family come to our house. I love it! I try to make it an easy meal for me. I want to spend my time with the family …

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Apr 10

Glazed Lemon Bread

I really enjoy the flavor of lemon. The smell and taste is wonderful. I did a little searching and found a recipe for a nice lemon bread. I changed it to make it a little healthier using whole milled  grains and applesauce instead of the oil. The recipe I chose said it is a variation …

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Mar 28

Strawberry Banana Bread

Spring is here, finally and around here it means that strawberries will be one sale. Plus before you know it, it’ll be time to pick your own. I can’t wait! Both my grand kids are old enough to help pick them this year. I have been experimenting putting strawberries in different baked goods like cookies, …

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Mar 20

Chicken & Mushroom Soup

Today is the first day of spring!!! Finally It’s been so cold this winter and I am still making soup at least once a week. This week I got a great deal on bella mushrooms so I thought I would make a big pot of Chicken & Mushroom soup. It’s very easy to make. I …

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Mar 13

Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies

Spring is coming soon, believe it or not. It’s been a very long winter. With the coming of spring we will be having lots of strawberries at great prices. This week they were priced $1.00 a quart. That is an awesome price. I made these delicious Oatmeal Strawberry cookies. I hope you enjoy them as …

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Mar 06

Spinach and Mushrooms

Spinach and mushrooms, two of my favorite foods to eat, especially when they are together. This recipe calls for frozen spinach but fresh would be even better. You’ll need: 2 packages frozen spinach 8 ounce package of fresh mushrooms. I used mini bella mushrooms. My favorite. a few green onions 2 – 3 cloves fresh …

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Feb 26

Rainbow Cupcakes Made With Jello

Today is grand kids day, and my granddaughter wanted to make cupcakes so we did an internet search and found this recipe. My granddaughter thought the cupcakes matched her bear perfectly. Plus pink icing because that’s her favorite color. You’ll need: 1  recipe of homemade vanilla cake or a boxed white cake mix 1 small …

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Feb 22

Old Fashioned Iced Banana Cookies

Today I want to share a tasty little cookie recipe. I try to eat at least one banana a day, I love the flavor and texture of bananas. I encourage the grand kids to eat them but Ty starts to eat one and if it breaks he won’t eat anymore. He thinks it’s broken and …

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Feb 15

Cheesy Cauliflower Fritters

My daughter shared this recipe with me (never thought I’d say that, but dreams do come true my daughter can actually cook), she said she found it on Pinterest. It’s always nice to find a different way to cook a vegeatble. Cauliflower is low in fat, low in carbohydrates, but high in dietary fiber, water, vitamin …

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Feb 08

Sirloin Steak & Mushroom Chili

Today I want to share with you my Platinum chili recipe. I make this when I want to be a little fancy… Ha ha. Honestly the leaner the cut of meat you put in your chili only makes it a healthier dish. I like using Sirloin Steak because it has an awesome flavor and is …

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Feb 02

Applesauce Bread with Pecans

Today I am going to share a nice bread that you can bake for breakfast Found a recipe here. I changed it up a little bit by using whole wheat flour, sucanat, and expeller pressed coconut oil. (Coconut oil without the coconut taste :)) I rarely use white flour, white sugar or any vegetable or …

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