• Caramel Shortbread Squares Recipe
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    Caramel Shortbread Squares Recipe

    These cookies consist of a shortbread crust, firm caramel center, and a milk chocolate top. They are super-easy to make and they take only 20 minutes to bake. Ingredients 2/3 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 2 tablespoons light corn […] More

  • Banana Berry Smoothie Recipe
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    Banana Berry Smoothie Recipe

    Excellent fruity drink on a hot day! Was a great drink while pregnant, and can be changed in a variety of ways. Use calcium fortified orange juice if you wish. Ingredients 1 banana, frozen and chunked 1 cup frozen raspberries 3/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt Directions In a blender, combine banana, raspberries, […] More

  • Southwestern Chicken Lasagna Recipe
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    Southwestern Chicken Lasagna Recipe

    A spicy, cheesy, Mexican flavored dish assembled and baked much like lasagna. Ingredients 3 cups chopped, cooked chicken breast meat 2 tablespoons butter 2 large onions 1 teaspoon fresh chopped jalapeno peppers 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 2 cups spaghetti sauce 2 cups tomato sauce ½ cup fresh […] More

  • Bacon-Ranch Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
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    Bacon-Ranch Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

    Not authentically Mexican in the slightest, but holy buckets are they good! Great way to use up leftover rotisserie chicken. Ingredients cooking spray 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion 1/2 leftover rotisserie chicken, chopped 1/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon 2 tablespoons roasted garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 […] More

  • Pizza Pasta Bake with Sausage Recipe
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    Pizza Pasta Bake with Sausage Recipe

    This versatile one-dish pasta bake uses your favorite pizza ingredients like bell pepper, sausage, pepperoni, and olives–and you can use your family’s favorite pasta shapes. Ingredients 1 pound any shape pasta (such as penne, farfalle, elbows) 1 pound Italian sausage 1 green bell pepper, diced 1/2 sweet onion, diced 4 ounces sliced pepperoni, cut into […] More

  • Smokey Chipotle Meatloaf Recipe
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    Smokey Chipotle Meatloaf Recipe

    Spicy, sweet and smokey flavor. Very easily adaptable to your personal taste. Makes THE BEST sandwiches from leftovers! Ingredients 2 eggs 1/3 cup hickory flavored barbeque sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced, or to taste 2 chipotle chilies in adobo sauce, minced, or to taste 2 tablespoons adobo sauce from chipotle peppers 1 teaspoon kosher salt […] More

  • Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe
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    Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

    This is my great-grandmother’s recipe that she passed down to me, and it is quite simply the best chocolate dessert I have ever had. It’s so simple and so yummy! Beware–if you bring this to a party it will go fast! Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup butter, melted 1 […] More

  • Sweet Hot Mustard Chicken Thighs Recipe
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    Sweet Hot Mustard Chicken Thighs Recipe

    When it comes to mustard, sweet-hot works amazingly well, especially as a glaze for chicken. Even though we are using skin-on bone-in chicken thighs, I’m sure it will work with any cut of chicken. By the time this is done, it doesn’t have a super-strong mustard flavor. It gets mellowed out by the brown sugar […] More

  • Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
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    Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

    A friend of mine sent this recipe to me when I got my first apartment, because she knows how much I hate cooking! It’s really easy — even I can make it — and tastes great. I’m not sure where she found the recipe, but it included the note ‘Good source of protein, vitamin A, […] More

  • Saltine Toffee Cookies Recipe
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    Saltine Toffee Cookies Recipe

    This is an easy to make but wonderfully delicious treat. We pack them in tins and give as gifts during the holidays. Use your favorite nuts to top the cookies. Ingredients 4 ounces saltine crackers 1 cup butter 1 cup dark brown sugar 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven […] More

  • Curried Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe
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    Curried Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe

    This is the best chicken recipe I have ever had. We are not ‘curry’ fans but we all love this recipe! Ingredients 1/3 cup butter, melted 1/3 cup honey 1/4 cup Dijon-style prepared mustard 4 teaspoons curry powder 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts Directions In a medium bowl combine the […] More

  • Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Protein Shake Recipe
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    Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Protein Shake Recipe

    High in protein and tasty. Ingredients 6 cubes ice cubes 1 cup milk 1 banana 1 scoop chocolate-flavored protein powder 2 tablespoons peanut butter 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder, or more to taste Directions Blend ice cubes, milk, banana, protein powder, peanut butter, honey, and cocoa powder together in a blender until […] More