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Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

Fight the cold weather with a bowl of this simple, flavorful Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup! It’s February in Minnesota which can only mean one thing: it’s freezing. Fortunately I’ve lived here long enough to know that the best way to fight the cold is to bring the...

How to Make the Best Pan Seared Scallops

How to Make the Best Pan Seared Scallops

Scared to make scallops at home? Don't be! Follow these easy steps for How to Make the Best Pan Seared Scallops with a Brown Butter Lemon Caper Sauce! Scallops are one of my favorite seafood dishes, and I used to save the splurge only for restaurants. But after...

Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Our simple Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese, Craisins and a Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe is our go-to side dish for entertaining!  Spinach Salad With Balsalmic Vinaigrette Recipe  Need an easy way to add greens to your entertaining menu? This Spinach...

Asiago Dip

Asiago Dip

This Asiago Dip recipe is an updated, lighter version of a traditional artichoke dip. It disappears every time we have it - a definite sign that you should make it for your next party. Another gathering, another appetizer to bring for the group. Appetizers...

Kalamata Olive Cream Cheese Spread

Kalamata Olive Cream Cheese Spread

This simple, 4-ingredient Kalamata Olive Cream Cheese Spread recipe is a tasty nibble everyone will love at your next happy hour. Are you ready for a killer appetizer? One that can be made in advance, will keep for weeks and is one of the easiest appetizer recipes to...

Open-Faced Mushroom and Fried Egg Sandwich recipe

Open-Faced Mushroom and Fried Egg Sandwich recipe

Craving breakfast for dinner? You get all the deliciousness of both meals with this Open-Faced Mushroom and Fried Egg Sandwich recipe. I'm a breakfast girl through and through. Pancakes? I'm in.  Waffles? Sign me up.  Egg bake? Name the time and place, I'm...

Make-ahead Banana Nut Baked Oatmeal Cups

Make-ahead Banana Nut Baked Oatmeal Cups

Make a batch of these Banana Nut Baked Oatmeal Cups and freeze the extras for busy mornings when you need a quick and healthy breakfast!  New Favorite Breakfast Alert! I’m slightly obsessed with these scrumptious Banana Nut Baked Oatmeal Cups. I’ve made them a...

Easy Coffee Smoothie Recipe

Easy Coffee Smoothie Recipe

Protein-packed and full of coffee flavor, this Easy Coffee Smoothie makes breakfast a snap! It's no secret that I am a coffee lover, and my day is not complete unless it starts with coffee in some way, shape or form. And even though I'm an early riser, I don't always...

Metropolitan Cranberry Martini Recipe

Metropolitan Cranberry Martini Recipe

Perfectly balanced between sweet and tart, this Metropolitan Cranberry Martini recipe is a tasty twist on your traditional Cosmo. And it's easy to shake for one or make a batch for a crowd! Metropolitan Cranberry Martini Now there are many martini recipes out there...

Easy White Chocolate Tart Recipe

Easy White Chocolate Tart Recipe

This light and fluffy Easy White Chocolate Tart recipe is perfect ending to any holiday gathering! It’s the holiday season and that means parties galore. I love to serve a sweet treat at the end of a meal but don’t want something heavy and dense, especially when...

Thai Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Thai Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Looking for an easy appetizer that is full of protein? These Thai Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps filled with crunchy peanuts and topped with fresh cilantro hit it out of the park. The holidays are here and that means that it is party season. These Thai Peanut Chicken...

Leftover Turkey Cheddar Sliders with Cranberry

Leftover Turkey Cheddar Sliders with Cranberry

Have relatives coming to town for Thanksgiving? Make sure you have enough turkey leftover to make these Leftover Turkey Cheddar Sliders with Cranberry. You won’t regret it. Thanksgiving is one of the few meals that I can’t wait to eat again and again, and these...

Bourbon Elderflower Cocktails

Bourbon Elderflower Cocktails

No need to fear the chilly weather when you can whip up a batch of these tasty Bourbon Elderflower Cocktails! It must be the nesting instinct in us, but we crave heartier cocktails when the temperatures start to drop. Enter the Perfect Manhattan Cocktail and these...

Cheesy Chipotle Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes 

Cheesy Chipotle Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes 

Change up your fall side dishes and serve these make-ahead Cheesy Chipotle Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes! Are you a stickler for tradition and always have the same side dishes on your Thanksgiving table or are you adventurous and like to change things up?   If you...

Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

Reinvent your leftover Thanksgiving stuffing with this Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe! It’s hard to say which meal is better - the big Thanksgiving day turkey dinner or feasting on the leftovers all weekend long. Finding ways to reuse our turkey extras...