Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Salted Caramel Chocolate Mousse Cups

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Valentine's day is just around the corner. Whether you forgot/were too lazy to remember to buy your honey a gift and are frantically searching for a way to make up for it (like me. heh.), or you're single and looking for something to snack on with the girls while you indulge in some sweatpants and a corny chick flick, I've got you covered. 
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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Secretly Healthy Chocolate Banana Bread

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I know, it looks like a one million calorie, dark, rich, fudgey, brownie-ish, delight. Guess what? Tastes like it too. But no, this guy is the most innocent loaf of banana bread in the world right here. No butter or oil, very little add sugar, and loaded with fruit!

Samuel tasted it and nodded approval.

"It's healthy," I said.

"No, it's not."

"Yes, yes. It is."

"Isn't there sugar in it?"

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Friday, January 18, 2019

The Easiest Shrimp & Noodle Stir Fry {Naturally Gluten Free}

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Today I am FINALLY sharing a recipe that I have been telling all of my real life friends and family about for a long time.

I am always raving to everyone I meet about the perfect harmony of the flavors of chili, sesame, garlic, and ginger. The beautiful texture of the caramelized fried noodles with the juicy shrimp. 

It's so simple to make! It's so easy to keep all the ingredients on hand at all times! It really only really dirties one pan! Well, when I finish, panting and out of breath with excitement, they are always bound to ask for the recipe. No, not a squirt of this and a handful of that, a RECIPE. 

Well here I am, finally here with your recipe. 

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Best Oven Fried Chicken Nuggets {Plus a BIG announcement!}

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So, I have some big news to share with you. I keep forgetting to tell you because we were in the midst of packing/moving the past few months so I have just been really busy and scatterbrained (oh yeah, there's another big announcement that I never really even announced).

Please don't be too distracted as you scroll by this perfectly crispy, juicy, easy and healthy chicken nugget to read the news... 

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The Most Popular Posts of 2018!

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Happy New Year! 

As has been my tradition since 2012, I'll do a little recap of the year for you. Here are the past posts if you're feeing nostalgic:

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Friday, December 14, 2018

3 Ingredient Crockpot Cranberry Meatballs

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This is my Grandma's famous recipe for cranberry sauce meatballs. They are three ingredients, because the meatballs themselves are always a big bag of frozen meatballs from Sam's Club.

I was going to make a brand new recipe for meatballs from scratch for this post. The only problem is, I had a little helper. He was "stirring" the meat mixture for me (read: stabbing a spoon in and out of it vigorously and flinging bits of raw meat and parsley everywhere). I turned around for one second, and he had dumped an entire bottle of garlic powder in and begun stirring (stabbing) it into the meatballs.

I decided to bake them anyway, but of course, I forgot to set a timer, got busy with the kids getting up to no good or something, and when I finally went to check on them, they were burnt to a crisp.

So, frozen meatballs it is.


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Thursday, December 6, 2018

5 Minute Fudge with Easy Homemade Salted Caramel

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And now it's time for some EASY Christmas goodies, just in case you have a two-year-old running around dumping bags of flour on your couch, throwing wet coffee grounds all over the kitchen, riding on his baby sister like a horse, or trying to change his own dirty diapers.
Not that I would know what any of that would be like, but you know... just trying to make Christmas easier for those of you who are struggling in such ways. 

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Crumb Cake

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Well, my friends, this has been quite a week for me. My toddler is getting three molars in right now, so we are experiencing terrible twos to the max. 

Diaper cream all over couch and both children? Check.

Almost all leaves plucked from my favorite jade plant? Check. 

Bottle of honey unscrewed and dumped on stovetop, dripping down oven onto toddler and the chair he's standing on and creating a large puddle for the baby to play in on the floor? Check.

Container of parmesan cheese dumped on the floor and swept into all the cracks between the oven and fridge? Check.

I should give him credit though, I think he was actually somehow trying to help by sweeping the parmesan cheese into every corner of the house after he spilled it.

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