Author Archives: Jamie

Menu Plan, January Week #4.5


Hello and Happy Friday, everyone! We are nearing the end of January…and that sure feels good, right! Winter is moving forward, thank goodness. 🙂 I’ve got some great recipes for you all this week, including a fabulous Hearty Sausage and Barley Soup, a super easy French Bread Pizza and the very wonderful Chocolate Eclair Dessert. […]

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The Best Chocolate Buttercream Frosting


I know, I know! It’s January and many of us have vowed to shield our eyes (and tastebuds!) away from sugar and chocolate and everything wonderful and glorious, until the calendar rolls over to February. At least, I hear that’s what a lot of folks are doing this month. 😉 Ha! Good for you if […]

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Sheet Pan Lemon Herb Chicken with Roasted Broccoli


I love Sheet Pan Dinners. I know many of you do, too. 🙂 I’m glad we can be friends like that. Sheet Pan Pals, right? If you haven’t ever tried one of my Sheet Pan dinner recipes, might I encourage you to take the plunge and make one happen in the near future. (I’ve added […]

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Menu Plan, January Week #4


Hello there, dear reader and welcome to this weeks menu plan…it’s a great one! Skillet Lasagna, Shredded Balsamic Beef Roast and Fluffy Dinner Rolls are just a few of the recipes highlighted below. Yum! Hope you all find something you and your family will love! Enjoy!   30 Minute Skillet Lasagna  Olive Garden Salad with […]

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Morning Glory Muffins


Have you ever heard of Morning Glory Muffins? I came across  several recipes for these yummy muffins recently and knew I had to give them a try. They are surprisingly low in fat, but stay super moist…most likely because of all the healthy add ins like shredded carrots, apples and raisins that add moisture to […]

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Menu Plan, January Week #3


Hello there and welcome to another Weekly Menu Plan. I’ve got some great dishes for you this week, including a fabulous Chicken Poppyseed Casserole, delightful Homemade Sushi Stacks and one of my favorite cookie recipes of all time…Frosted Peanut Butter Cookies. Enjoy!   Biscuits and Gravy Casserole  Sheet Pan BBQ Chicken and Roasted Potatoes  Homemade […]

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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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