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simple granola bars take 2 (5 of 6)
Freezer-friendly, Snacks

Simply Granola Bars {freezer-friendly}

Mmmm, granola bars! Why not skip out on buying those store-bought kinds that are full of ingredients that doesn’t sound like they belong in granola bars, and make some of your own? It’s easy to do, trust me! You can make all kinds of granola bars, with the kind of ingredients you like most. All […]

Loaded Vegetable and Cheese Soup (2 of 2)
Freezer-friendly, Soups

Loaded Vegetable and “Cheese” Soup

There is a secretly beautiful thing about this soup. If you lean in real close, I’ll tell ya the secret(which will now not be so secret, but I trust you’ll keep this between you and me). Are you leaning in? Good, now that your face is up against the screen, here’s the secret: this soup […]

IHOP Pancakes (1 of 1)
Breakfasts, Freezer-friendly

Homemade IHOP Pancakes

Mmm, IHOP pancakes…melt-in-your-mouth, send-you-to-heaven, ever-so-fluffy pancakes. Is it transparent how much I love IHOP pancakes?  I will go to IHOP simply for their pancakes. But one day the realization hit me…could I possibly make these at home, and at the fraction of the cost? Why yes, yes I could. And I DID! Thanks to the […]

Teriyaki Chicken

Teriyaki Chicken with Special Sriracha Cream Sauce

Who else out there is hopelessly in love with the red-colored, green-capped Sriracha sauce?? The hubs and I love this stuff, although we just call it Rooster sauce (because of the big rooster on the front of the bottle). This sauce is so versatile, can be used on anything from eggs to fries to pastas. […]

zucchini burgers (4 of 4)

Beef ‘n Zucchini Burgers

Ever had a burger that was too juicy? Yeah, me neither. I don’t think it exists. No such thing as a too juicy of a burger. Because dry burgers are just no bueno. However, achieving a perfectly juicy burger is no easy feat. Or is it? Yes, yes it is. Folks, there IS a way to guarantee […]

Homemade Strawberry Jam (1 of 1)
Freezer-friendly, Sides, Snacks

Fresh Strawberry Freezer Jam

Mmm, tis’ the season for strawberry pickin’! I was hoping to get this post out a few weeks ago when strawberries were truly in their growing prime, but it is still not too late, go out and go strawberry picking and enjoy the fruits of your labor (haha, no pun intended there!)  by making some […]

Ranch Chicken Flatbread Sandwich

Ranch Chicken Flatbread Sandwiches

It’s the little things in life that remind us that summer is right around the corner.  Flowers blossoming, children outside playing, the gorgeous weather…who wants to sit inside and eat anyway? It’s time to grab yourself a flat-bread sandwich and take lunch outside! Between the sweet crunch of the fresh spinach leaves, the intense flavor […]

Sriracha-Maple Glazed Chicken (1 of 1)

Maple-Sriracha Glazed Chicken

I love how simple and delicious this chicken is – full of flavor yet minimal ingredients required. The sweetness of the maple and the spiciness of the sririacha makes a great combo on anything really! This is great for those busy nights, serve it up with some yummy rice and steamed veggies and you got […]

Honey Roasted Almonds (1 of 1)

Honey Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

These little babies of pure goodness are the perfect afternoon snack. We buy a bag of regular raw almonds and then transform them into this awesomeness and munch of them for the rest of the week in our little snack baggies. Ready to go, ready to take anywhere! Honey Cinnamon Roasted Almonds Here’s what you’ll […]

Balsamic Drumsticks

Balsamic Drumsticks

This is another recipe that the wonderful Giada from the FoodNetwork created, and I simply love it! Because it is oh so simply simple :), simply put. Hehe, okay enough fun, here is the recipe. This is great for a quick meal and the chicken is so juicy and tender. Enjoy! Balsamic Chicken Drumsticks Here’s […]