Author Archives: Jamie

Beef Stroganoff Soup (Crock Pot)

If you only try one new soup recipe this year, dear reader…please, make it this one. Not only is it truly SO EXCEEDINGLY SIMPLE to put together, but it tastes absolutely heavenly. Here are some direct quotes from several of my family members… From Emily…”I hate Beef Stroganoff, but I love that!” From MyHandsomeHusband…”I hate […]

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Oven Baked Brown Rice

If you are looking for a great, no-fuss side dish recipe of wonder…this is it, my friends. I’m always looking for new ways to spruce up my side dish repertoire and this great brown rice recipe really did the trick. Baked in the oven, the rice is super tender, fluffy and packs a great savory […]

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Menu Plan, January Week #2

Hello there friends and welcome to the first Weekly Menu Plan of 2018! I added many healthy recipes to this weeks plan, including Whole Wheat Blender Pancakes (love them!), the fabulous Zucchini and Chicken Stir Fry and the amazing Smoke House Almond and Apple Spinach Salad. Hope you find something to love, my friends. Happy […]

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Crock Pot Mexican Casserole (Lightened Up!)

Happy New Year, everyone! I’ve got a fresh new (lightened up!) recipe for you all today that is both super simple to make and packs a lot of great nutritional value. Just what we need to start this year off right. At least I know it’s what I need. 😉 This yummy Mexican flavored casserole […]

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Most Popular Recipes of 2017+ Some Personal Favorites + My Most Popular Recipe of All Time

Hello and welcome to you today, dear reader! I have my annual post of Most Popular Recipes from the past year for you. I always look forward to these posts. It’s fun for me to look back and see what you all have enjoyed making the most. This year several easy dinners and a few […]

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Menu Plan, Christmas Week!

Hello friends! Can you believe that Christmas is coming in just a few short days! I hope you have had a wonderful holiday season so far and that things are going smoothly in your neck of the woods. 🙂 I’m posting this weeks Menu Plan a day early, to help you get organized for the […]

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30 Holiday Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes

Hello there, dear friends! Christmas day is in exactly one week from today, can you believe it. I hope all is going well for you this December and that your holiday preparations are keeping you happy. 😉 I’ve got a great recipe roundup for you all today. 25 MAKE AHEAD Holiday Breakfast Recipes! It’s so […]

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Menu Plan, December Week #3

Hello and welcome, friends! Congratulations, you have made it to the third week of December! I hope things are going well for you and that all of your holiday preparations are well under way. I chose recipes this week that are SUPER easy. Seriously. Some of the most simple on my entire site, just in […]

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Merry Cherry Bars

These fun Merry Cherry Bars make a great addition to your holiday baking lineup! They are loaded with candy cherries and Christmas m and ms. The bars are slightly chewy with a delicious almond butter flavor that is out of this world. Plus, they look pretty and festive. A good thing this time of year, […]

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Menu Plan, December Week #2

Hello there, dear reader! I have a great lineup of food for you all this week, including the very fabulous Broccoli Beef, a wonderful recipe for Tomato Tortellini Soup and some Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Muffins that are out of this world. Enjoy!   Teriyaki Pulled Pork Sandwiches (Crock Pot) Carrot Sticks and Potato Chips […]

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