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Fresh Cooking Can Be Easier Than You Think!

 

Sometimes I think I'm a great cook. Other times, I can't come up with a single idea for dinner. One thing I have learned is, simple and fresh is sometimes best. That's not to say deprive yourself of a treat here and there or you will just give up on trying to eat healthily and go crazy! So one day a week, have whatever you want! The rest of the time, start a collection of simple meals, make ahead dinners for the freezer, and ready to eat salads. You will find some great recipes and more than a couple of good tricks up your sleeve in the kitchen on this page! I am here to help you find some favorites! ~ Diane Carden

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Caramel Ice Cream Dessert

Caramel Ice Cream Dessert

Raspberry Layer Cake

Raspberry Layer Cake

Spring Peas Salad

Spring Peas Salad

Spring Greens Quiche

Spring Greens Quiche

Kale Slaw Spring Salad

Kale Slaw Spring Salad

Lemon Chicken & Veggies

Lemon Chicken & Veggies

Salmon Spring Roles

Salmon Spring Roles

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

Herb & Veggie Cups

Herb & Veggie Cups

Fresh Antipasto Tray

Fresh Antipasto Tray

Disney Heart Pizza

Disney Heart Pizza

Valentine's Day Cake

Valentine's Day Cake

Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes

Brownie Trifle

Brownie Trifle

Rainbow Roasted Veggies

Rainbow Roasted Veggies

Blueberry-Lemon Napoleon

Blueberry-Lemon Napoleon

Garlic Butter Roasted Chicken

Garlic Butter Roasted Chicken

Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake

Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Carmelita's

Carmelita's

Salmon and Vegetables

Salmon and Vegetables

Oven-Baked BBQ Ribs

Oven-Baked BBQ Ribs

Pistachio Wreath Cookies

Pistachio Wreath Cookies

Grinch Brownies

Grinch Brownies

Santa Hat Brownies

Santa Hat Brownies

Christmas Light Cupcakes

Christmas Light Cupcakes

Penguin Appetizers

Penguin Appetizers

Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

Pine Cone Cheese Ball

Pine Cone Cheese Ball

Holiday Cheese Board

Holiday Cheese Board

Santa Hat Snack Mix

Santa Hat Snack Mix

Rudolph Cake

Rudolph Cake

Caramel Apple Dip

Caramel Apple Dip

Christmas Cupcakes

Christmas Cupcakes

Tree Cheese Tray

Tree Cheese Tray

Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans

Cranberry Breakfast Cake

Cranberry Breakfast Cake

Christmas Wreath Appetizer

Christmas Wreath Appetizer

Ghost Brownies

Ghost Brownies

Halloween Treats

Halloween Treats

Sweet Potato Bundt Cake

Sweet Potato Bundt Cake

Autumn Harvest Chicken

Autumn Harvest Chicken

Pear Upside Down Cake

Pear Upside Down Cake

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Apple Tart w/Caramel Sauce

Apple Tart w/Caramel Sauce

Pumpkin Crumble Muffins

Pumpkin Crumble Muffins

Squash & Pomegranate Salad

Squash & Pomegranate Salad

Harvest Cobbler

Harvest Cobbler

Harvest Roasted Chicken

Harvest Roasted Chicken

Pumpkin Donuts w/Cocoa Glaze

Pumpkin Donuts w/Cocoa Glaze

Corn Casserole

Corn Casserole

Scarecrow Cupcakes

Scarecrow Cupcakes

Teddybear Beach Cupcakes

Teddybear Beach Cupcakes

Pineapple Dream Dessert

Pineapple Dream Dessert

Summer Berry Lasagna

Summer Berry Lasagna

Grilled Chicken Salad

Grilled Chicken Salad

Mexican Cornbread Salad

Mexican Cornbread Salad

Fudgy Smores Brownies

Fudgy Smores Brownies

Summer Cobb Salad

Summer Cobb Salad

Chicken and Vegetable Salad

Chicken and Vegetable Salad

Summer Pesto Pasta

Summer Pesto Pasta

Prosciutto Grilled Pizza

Prosciutto Grilled Pizza

Fresh Fruit Tart

Fresh Fruit Tart

Steak and Egg Salad

Steak and Egg Salad

Spring Vegetable Paella

Spring Vegetable Paella

Veggie Pot Pie

Veggie Pot Pie

Coconut Pudding & Fruit

Coconut Pudding & Fruit

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake

Strawberry & Spinach Salad

Strawberry & Spinach Salad

Skillet Chicken & Veggies

Skillet Chicken & Veggies

Veggie Lasagna

Veggie Lasagna

Healthy Spring Rolls

Healthy Spring Rolls

Empty Tomb Cookies

Empty Tomb Cookies

Irish Beef & Guinness Pie

Irish Beef & Guinness Pie

Lemon Pudding Parfaits

Lemon Pudding Parfaits

Skillet Steak

Skillet Steak

Berry Crumble Cookie Bars

Berry Crumble Cookie Bars

Lavender Creme Brulee

Lavender Creme Brulee

Blueberry Cheesecake

Blueberry Cheesecake

Pea & Spinach Carbonara

Pea & Spinach Carbonara

Grilled Fennel Pork Loin

Grilled Fennel Pork Loin

Strawberry Icebox Cake

Strawberry Icebox Cake

Creampuff Cottontails

Creampuff Cottontails

Garlic Shrimp Kabobs

Garlic Shrimp Kabobs

Layered Smoothie Pudding

Layered Smoothie Pudding

Barley & Sugar Pea Salad

Barley & Sugar Pea Salad

Spring Confetti Bars

Spring Confetti Bars

Strawberry Spring Salad

Strawberry Spring Salad

Spring Veggie Lasagna

Spring Veggie Lasagna

Heart Brownies

Heart Brownies

Conversation Heart Cookies

Conversation Heart Cookies

Jello Heart Squares

Jello Heart Squares

Sweet Surprise Cake

Sweet Surprise Cake

Cookie Pops

Cookie Pops

Creative Cookies

Creative Cookies

Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska

Valentine Brownie Pizza Whole

Valentine Brownie Pizza Whole

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Valentine Bark

Valentine Bark

Raspberry Cheesecake

Raspberry Cheesecake

Valentine Cookies

Valentine Cookies

Valentines Chex Mix

Valentines Chex Mix

Santa Clause Cookies

Santa Clause Cookies

Whipped Cream Wreath

Whipped Cream Wreath

Snow Globe Cupcakes

Snow Globe Cupcakes

Chocolate Fruit Cake

Chocolate Fruit Cake

Hot-Chocolate Mug Cookies

Hot-Chocolate Mug Cookies

Peppermint Egg Nog

Peppermint Egg Nog

Brownie Peppermint Truffles

Brownie Peppermint Truffles

Candy Cane Cupcakes

Candy Cane Cupcakes

Braised Short Ribs

Braised Short Ribs

Acorn Squash

Acorn Squash

Christmas Cookie Tree

Christmas Cookie Tree

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad

Squash & Pistachio Roast

Squash & Pistachio Roast

Christmas Jerk Gravadlax

Christmas Jerk Gravadlax

Poached Beef with Leeks

Poached Beef with Leeks

Egg Nog Pancakes

Egg Nog Pancakes

Chard & Herbed Ricotta Galette

Chard & Herbed Ricotta Galette

Bacon Turkey Breast

Bacon Turkey Breast

Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake

Hungarian Walnut Rolls

Hungarian Walnut Rolls

Berry Trifle

Berry Trifle

Cranberry Roasted Chicken

Cranberry Roasted Chicken

Teddy Graham Sleighs

Teddy Graham Sleighs

Christmas Canapes

Christmas Canapes

Christmas Tree Quiches

Christmas Tree Quiches

Candy Cane Danish

Candy Cane Danish

Tortilla Christmas Roll Ups

Tortilla Christmas Roll Ups

Holiday Cheesecake

Holiday Cheesecake

Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House

Spinach & Dill Wreath

Spinach & Dill Wreath

Mushrooms & Crusty Bread

Mushrooms & Crusty Bread

Bacon Mac & Cheese

Bacon Mac & Cheese

Greek Chicken Pizza

Greek Chicken Pizza

Bar-B-Cue Fish Tacos

Bar-B-Cue Fish Tacos

Dilled Shrimp & Orzo

Dilled Shrimp & Orzo

Lemon Caper Chicken

Lemon Caper Chicken

Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

Mustard Sausage KaBobs

Mustard Sausage KaBobs

Chipotle Maple Thighs

Chipotle Maple Thighs

Squash & Basil Pasta

Squash & Basil Pasta

Grilled Garlic Shrimp

Grilled Garlic Shrimp

Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Salad

Chocolate Skillet Cake

Chocolate Skillet Cake

Pasta, Peas & Pesto

Pasta, Peas & Pesto

Fresh Peach Trifle

Fresh Peach Trifle

Hawaiian Dream Cups

Hawaiian Dream Cups

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

Caramelized Pork

Caramelized Pork

Curried Chicken

Curried Chicken

Smoked Salmon with Pears

Smoked Salmon with Pears

Cauliflower Gratin

Cauliflower Gratin

Potato & Leek Focaccia

Potato & Leek Focaccia

Chicken & Brussel Sprouts

Chicken & Brussel Sprouts

Cookie Dough Lasagna

Cookie Dough Lasagna

Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

Linguine with Sausage

Linguine with Sausage

Tortellini Spinach Soup

Tortellini Spinach Soup

Hot Chocolate Bundt Cake

Hot Chocolate Bundt Cake

Tater Tot Casserole

Tater Tot Casserole

Winter Minestrone

Winter Minestrone

Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake

Fruit Wreath

Fruit Wreath

Holiday Tree Brownies

Holiday Tree Brownies

Barb-B-Cue Shrimp Dip

Barb-B-Cue Shrimp Dip

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

Baked Coconut Shrimp

Baked Coconut Shrimp

Ina Garten's Bake Brie

Ina Garten's Bake Brie

Cheese Ball Wreath

Cheese Ball Wreath

Peanut Better Cup Cookie

Peanut Better Cup Cookie

Tree Top Cupcakes

Tree Top Cupcakes

Potato Beef Canapes

Potato Beef Canapes

Prime Rib

Prime Rib

Marshmallow Snoman

Marshmallow Snoman

Festive Tree Nibbler

Festive Tree Nibbler

Pork Chops, Potato & Fennel

Pork Chops, Potato & Fennel

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Bean, Feta & Herb Dip

Bean, Feta & Herb Dip

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Grilled Chicken & Peach Salad

Grilled Chicken & Peach Salad

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Prawn & Chickpea Salad

Prawn & Chickpea Salad

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Easy Paella

Easy Paella

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Blueberry Cole Slaw

Blueberry Cole Slaw

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Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Watermelon Cucumber Salad

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FreshPeach Cake

FreshPeach Cake

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Lemon & Oregano Chicken Bake

Lemon & Oregano Chicken Bake

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Spinach & Zucchini Lasagna

Spinach & Zucchini Lasagna

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Grilled Vegetable Skewers

Grilled Vegetable Skewers

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Broccoli Apple Salad

Broccoli Apple Salad

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Sun-Dried Tomato Pinwheels

Sun-Dried Tomato Pinwheels

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Cherry Tomato Salas

Cherry Tomato Salas

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Blueberry Ginger Mojitos

Blueberry Ginger Mojitos

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Kiwi Summer Pie

Kiwi Summer Pie

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Homemade Strawberry Ice-Cream

Homemade Strawberry Ice-Cream

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Jalapeno Popper Corn Salad

Jalapeno Popper Corn Salad

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Fresh Fruit Pops

Fresh Fruit Pops

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Avocado Chicken Wraps

Avocado Chicken Wraps

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Triple Tomato Flatbread

Triple Tomato Flatbread

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Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

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Fresh Peach Cake

Fresh Peach Cake

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Tropical Strawberry Pie

Tropical Strawberry Pie

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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pies

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pies

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Southwestern Shrimp Soup

Southwestern Shrimp Soup

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Mexican Salad

Mexican Salad

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Grilled Corn with Cotija Cheese

Grilled Corn with Cotija Cheese

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Blackberry Basil Pizza

Blackberry Basil Pizza

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Grilled Mahi Mahi

Grilled Mahi Mahi

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Summer Lamb Pockets

Summer Lamb Pockets

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Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

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Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza

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Ham & Pineapple Sandwiches

Ham & Pineapple Sandwiches

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Lavender Cream Scones

Lavender Cream Scones

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Crepes w/BlueberrySauce

Crepes w/BlueberrySauce

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White Chocolate Baskets

White Chocolate Baskets

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Spring Flavored Smoothies

Spring Flavored Smoothies

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Nesting Baby Bluebird Cupcakes

Nesting Baby Bluebird Cupcakes

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Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Fresh Nicoise Salad

Fresh Nicoise Salad

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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Strawberry Mozzarella Crostini

Strawberry Mozzarella Crostini

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Lemon Yogurt Cake

Lemon Yogurt Cake

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Spring Gratitude Bowl

Spring Gratitude Bowl

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Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad

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Egg & Avocado Breakfast Melt

Egg & Avocado Breakfast Melt

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Sweet Pea Soup

Sweet Pea Soup

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Flowerific Lemon Cakes

Flowerific Lemon Cakes

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Caper Deviled Eggs

Caper Deviled Eggs

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Grilled Chicken w/Salsa & Avocado

Grilled Chicken w/Salsa & Avocado

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Asparagus Roll Ups

Asparagus Roll Ups

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Spring Vegetable Lasagna

Spring Vegetable Lasagna

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Chicken w/Sugar Snap Peas

Chicken w/Sugar Snap Peas

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Layered Spring Smoothies

Layered Spring Smoothies

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California Salad with Chicken

California Salad with Chicken

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Spinach Strawberry Salad

Spinach Strawberry Salad

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Fresh Veggie Frittata

Fresh Veggie Frittata

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Shrimp Tacos w/Corn Salsa

Shrimp Tacos w/Corn Salsa

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Oreo Slab Pie

Oreo Slab Pie

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Tiramisu

Tiramisu

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Caramel Apple Cheesecake

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Lemon Tart

Lemon Tart

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Vegan Pizza

Vegan Pizza

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Crispy Fried Pickles

Crispy Fried Pickles

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Avocado Pear Salad

Avocado Pear Salad

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Baked Shrimp Scampi

Baked Shrimp Scampi

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Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

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Vegan Fried Rice

Vegan Fried Rice

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Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken

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Caprese Lasagna Roll Ups

Caprese Lasagna Roll Ups

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Graham Cracker Toffee

Graham Cracker Toffee

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Stove Top Lasagna

Stove Top Lasagna

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Healthy Chocolate Cake

Healthy Chocolate Cake

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Lemon Blueberry Crumble

Lemon Blueberry Crumble

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Mushroom Potato Pierogies

Mushroom Potato Pierogies

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Easy Chocolate Pots

Easy Chocolate Pots

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Spinach Artichoke Grilled Cheese

Spinach Artichoke Grilled Cheese

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No Bake Nutella Cheesecake

No Bake Nutella Cheesecake

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Tomato Tart

Tomato Tart

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Bacon and Shrimp Paella

Bacon and Shrimp Paella

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Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken

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Peach Slab Pie

Peach Slab Pie

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Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

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Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake

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Cheesy Vegetarian Casserole

Cheesy Vegetarian Casserole

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Carrot Cake Pops

Carrot Cake Pops

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Candy Cane Coffee Cake

Candy Cane Coffee Cake

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Cherry Chocolate Cheesecake

Cherry Chocolate Cheesecake

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Christmas Bruschetta

Christmas Bruschetta

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Cranberry Chutney

Cranberry Chutney

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Classic Yule Log

Classic Yule Log

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Hot Chocolate Hot Tubs

Hot Chocolate Hot Tubs

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Garlic Rosemary Prime Rib

Garlic Rosemary Prime Rib

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Gingerbread House Mug Cookies

Gingerbread House Mug Cookies

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Apricot Glazed Bacon Wrapped Pork

Apricot Glazed Bacon Wrapped Pork

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Eggnog Trifle

Eggnog Trifle

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Cranberry-Dijon Glazed Ham

Cranberry-Dijon Glazed Ham

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Pumpkin Spice Trifles

Pumpkin Spice Trifles

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Gooey Butter Cake

Gooey Butter Cake

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Santa Hat Brownies

Santa Hat Brownies

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Christmas Cookie Bark

Christmas Cookie Bark

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Christmas Tree Cookies

Christmas Tree Cookies

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Rice Krispie Christmas Balls

Rice Krispie Christmas Balls

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Christmas Tree Brownies

Christmas Tree Brownies

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Cream Cheese Penguins

Cream Cheese Penguins

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Lemon, Chocolate Pistachio Muffins

Lemon, Chocolate Pistachio Muffins

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Aloha Bundt Cake

Aloha Bundt Cake

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Blueberry Broccoli & Spinach Salad

Blueberry Broccoli & Spinach Salad

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

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Wild Rice Salad

Wild Rice Salad

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Salad Kabobs

Salad Kabobs

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Strawberry Icebox Cake

Strawberry Icebox Cake

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Chicken & Avocado Caesar Salad

Chicken & Avocado Caesar Salad

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Tuscan White Bean & Sausage Soup

Tuscan White Bean & Sausage Soup

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The Ultimate Appetizer Board

The Ultimate Appetizer Board

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Chicken & Potato Chip Casserole

Chicken & Potato Chip Casserole

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Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

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Little Birdie Rolls

Little Birdie Rolls

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Rootbeer Cupcakes

Rootbeer Cupcakes

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Spinach, Artichoke Mac & Cheese

Spinach, Artichoke Mac & Cheese

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Sweet & Spicy Orange Salmon

Sweet & Spicy Orange Salmon

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Strawberry Brownie Kabobs

Strawberry Brownie Kabobs

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Grilled Cheese w/Bacon & Tomatos

Grilled Cheese w/Bacon & Tomatos

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Best Ever Beef Stroganoff

Best Ever Beef Stroganoff

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Sun-Dried Tomato Brie

Sun-Dried Tomato Brie

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Cranberry, Brie, Prosciutto Crostini

Cranberry, Brie, Prosciutto Crostini

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Blueberry Basil Crisps

Blueberry Basil Crisps

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Polar Bear Paw Cupcakes

Polar Bear Paw Cupcakes

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Turkey Crust Pumpkin Pie

Turkey Crust Pumpkin Pie

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Balloon Bouquet Cupcakes

Balloon Bouquet Cupcakes

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Caramel Apple Pie Trifles

Caramel Apple Pie Trifles

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Smores Treat Bags for Gifts

Smores Treat Bags for Gifts

A Graham Cracker, mini Hershey Bar and Marshmallow Ghost in a clear bag! Tie with an orange ribbon and you have a delightful treat for the classroom or gifts at work!

Frankenstein Pudding Cups

Frankenstein Pudding Cups

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Cinnamon Bun White Hot Chocolate

Cinnamon Bun White Hot Chocolate

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Halloween Lunch Muffin Pan

Halloween Lunch Muffin Pan

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Festive Pumpkin Punchbowl

Festive Pumpkin Punchbowl

Simply carve out a larger sized pumpkin and insert a clear plastic bowl! Great for punch or soup or anything you can imagine.

Autumn Snack Jars

Autumn Snack Jars

All the ingredients are store-bought. Easy, peasy! Grab a big bowl and dumped in cheese crackers, salted peanuts, and pretzel squares. Then add the sweet stuff: Reese's pieces, candy corn, honey nut cheerios, and cocoa puffs. Put mix into jars with festive ribbon and there you go!

Almond Pine Cone Cheese Ball

Almond Pine Cone Cheese Ball

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Eye Ball Tacos

Eye Ball Tacos

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Candy Corn Peanut Bars

Candy Corn Peanut Bars

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Apple Cake with Toffee Crust

Apple Cake with Toffee Crust

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Owl Cupcakes

Owl Cupcakes

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Apple Butter Spice Cake

Apple Butter Spice Cake

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Fall Acorn Bites

Fall Acorn Bites

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Caramel Apple Cake

Caramel Apple Cake

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Leek & Mushroom Chicken Pies

Leek & Mushroom Chicken Pies

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Apple Pecan Salad and Granola

Apple Pecan Salad and Granola

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Risotto & Mushrooms w/Cheese

Risotto & Mushrooms w/Cheese

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Plum & Almond Crumble

Plum & Almond Crumble

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Pumpkin & Feta Pie

Pumpkin & Feta Pie

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Autumn Mac & Cheese

Autumn Mac & Cheese

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Sweet Potato & Brussels Sprouts Hash

Sweet Potato & Brussels Sprouts Hash

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Goyaga Autumn Panzanella

Goyaga Autumn Panzanella

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Butternut Squash & Spinach Pie

Butternut Squash & Spinach Pie

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Pork Tenderloin w/Cranberries

Pork Tenderloin w/Cranberries

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Mushroom Pie

Mushroom Pie

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Pumpkin Cheese Cake

Pumpkin Cheese Cake

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Potato, Squash & Goat Cheese

Potato, Squash & Goat Cheese

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Tuscany Tomato Bean Soup

Tuscany Tomato Bean Soup

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Greek Chicken

Greek Chicken

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Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad

Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad

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Summer Trifles

Summer Trifles

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Mexican Cornbread Layered Salad

Mexican Cornbread Layered Salad

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Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza

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Cantaloupe & Prosciutto

Cantaloupe & Prosciutto

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Grilled Chees w/Bacon & Tomato

Grilled Chees w/Bacon & Tomato

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Edible Flower Cookies

Edible Flower Cookies

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Barb-B-Cue Prawn Salad

Barb-B-Cue Prawn Salad

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Lemon-Blueberry Cheesecake Parfaits

Lemon-Blueberry Cheesecake Parfaits

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Kale Salad with Field Peas

Kale Salad with Field Peas

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Beach Bear Cupcakes

Beach Bear Cupcakes

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Double Strawberry Pie

Double Strawberry Pie

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Lemon Primavera With Bowtie Pasta

Lemon Primavera With Bowtie Pasta

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Strawberry Icebox Cake

Strawberry Icebox Cake

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Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

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Grape Tomato Salad

Grape Tomato Salad

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No Bake Summer Chex Bars

No Bake Summer Chex Bars

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Mango Fish Tacos

Mango Fish Tacos

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Blueberry CheesecakeMason Jars

Blueberry CheesecakeMason Jars

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Rocket Dogs

Rocket Dogs

Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July!

Jazzy Popcorn

Jazzy Popcorn

Barb-B-Cue Pork Skewers

Barb-B-Cue Pork Skewers

4th of July Donuts

4th of July Donuts

Just Grillin'

Just Grillin'

Brownie Kebab

Brownie Kebab

Layered Patriotic Drinks

Layered Patriotic Drinks

White Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

White Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

Bacon Lasagna

Bacon Lasagna

Berry Salad

Berry Salad

Licorice Firecrackers

Licorice Firecrackers

July 4th Cookies

July 4th Cookies

Watermelon & Feta Flag

Watermelon & Feta Flag

Cakelette Firecrackers

Cakelette Firecrackers

Patriotic Berry Trifle

Patriotic Berry Trifle

July 4th Strawberries

July 4th Strawberries

BerryTart with Vanilla Custard

BerryTart with Vanilla Custard

July 4th Flag Cake

July 4th Flag Cake

Leftover Summer BBQ Recipes 3 Ways.

Leftover Summer BBQ Recipes 3 Ways.

Maple Caramel Bacon Crack

Maple Caramel Bacon Crack

Amazing Cheese Platter

Amazing Cheese Platter

Festive Candy Tablescape

Festive Candy Tablescape

Caramel Apple Blondie Cheesecake

Caramel Apple Blondie Cheesecake

Black Bean, Corm & Tomato

Black Bean, Corm & Tomato

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto

50 Fall Breakfast Recipes

50 Fall Breakfast Recipes

Pumpkin Serving Bowl

Pumpkin Serving Bowl

Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad

Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad

Apple Butter Spice Cake

Apple Butter Spice Cake

Cheddar & Chive Pumpkin Cheese Ball

Cheddar & Chive Pumpkin Cheese Ball

Brie & Cheddar Apple Beer Soup

Brie & Cheddar Apple Beer Soup

Apple Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Apple Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Parfaits

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Parfaits

Autumn Lasagna

Autumn Lasagna

Autumn Arugula Salad

Autumn Arugula Salad

Leaf Crust Pumpkin Pie

Leaf Crust Pumpkin Pie

Honeycrisp Chicken Salad

Honeycrisp Chicken Salad

Fabulous Fall Cocktail Recipes

Fabulous Fall Cocktail Recipes

Honey Garlic Chicken and Veggies

Honey Garlic Chicken and Veggies

Pear, Quinoa & Spinach Salad

Pear, Quinoa & Spinach Salad

Pumpkin Ravioli w/Brown Butter Sauce

Pumpkin Ravioli w/Brown Butter Sauce

Autumn Spice Cake

Autumn Spice Cake

Stunning Maple Leaf Cookies

Stunning Maple Leaf Cookies

Paleo Soup

Paleo Soup

Baked Chai Donuts

Baked Chai Donuts

Autumn Roasted Chicken w/Wild Rice

Autumn Roasted Chicken w/Wild Rice

Pumpkin S'mores Cupcakes

Pumpkin S'mores Cupcakes

Roasted Pumpkin Quiche

Roasted Pumpkin Quiche

Mac & Cheese w/Truffles

Mac & Cheese w/Truffles

Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bars

Red, White and Blueberry Trifle

Red, White and Blueberry Trifle

A heavenly mixed berry trifle made with summer fresh blueberries, strawberries, white chocolate pudding, angle foods cake and cream. A beautiful guiltless dessert that would make your July 4th table proud. From Ginny's Skinny Recipes. Click photo for directions.

Memorial Day Tablescape

Memorial Day Tablescape

Part of putting together a great party table, is collecting items in your color scheme. Many things you may have in your house when you look around. Red table cloth or containers, little flags and patriotic pennant banner. I LOVE the Cracker Jack boxes! Another great project from Leigh Anne at Your Homebred Mom!

Patriotic Scrumptious Berries

Patriotic Scrumptious Berries

These look FABULOUS on your table! SO easy to make too! You'll need white dipping chocolate, star sprinkles, and red decorating icing tube, and of course... strawberries. Dip in white chocolate, melted in the microwave, and role in sprinkles or let dry and then squeeze stripes on! Chocolate and decorating supplies are available at any grocer. So darn pretty!

Red, White & Blue Candy Jars

Red, White & Blue Candy Jars

Another easy peasy project for your party table. Find various clear jars and glass containers around the house. Fill with red, white, and blue pretzels, gummy bears, and candies of your choices. Very Festive!

Colorful Bandana Tableware

Colorful Bandana Tableware

I love easy, peasy projects that look awesome! This is one of those. Tuck red and blue bandanas into mason jars with silverware. You could also you clear plastic ware and just wrap in the napkins in the bandanas. If you go that route, I would tie each bundle with twine, and perhaps add a star to the string.

Twizzler Firecrackers

Twizzler Firecrackers

This is an easy idea for your party and gives a nice pop of color to your tablescape. Simply pick up a couple of sheets of patriotic scrapbook paper and cut into strips. Wrap around Twizzler bundles and secure with tape. Voila! Adorable firecrackers!

Patriotic Oreo & Pretzel Cookie Bar

Patriotic Oreo & Pretzel Cookie Bar

Cover your cookie sheet with parchment paper. Crush up about 12 Oreo cookies & several hand fulls of pretzels. Use vanilla melts from Michaels craft store (about l lb) Melt the chocolate in the microwave, pour over the top of the broken cookies & pretzels. Sprinkle with M&M’s and then with red, white and blue sprinkles. Let the chocolate harden and then break into pieces, place in a pretty containers.

Red Velvet Boat Cupcakes

Red Velvet Boat Cupcakes

Who doesn't love red velvet cake? Chart your course for sweet sailing with these adorable nautical creations from Your Homebred Mom. Click link for directions and more creative patriotic ideas from Leigh Anne!

Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

Pair this easy dip with fruit kebabs of blueberries, bananas and strawberries. Assemble the kebabs in the shape of a flag for added flair. Recipe from Shamrock Farms. Click Pic for directions.

Nesting Baby Bird Cupcakes

Nesting Baby Bird Cupcakes

The proper pastry-bag tips and a batch of buttercream frosting are all you need to create these lively baby bird decorations. This recipe calls for basic vanilla cupcakes, but feel free to personalize with your favorite flavor. Over at Martha Stewart. Click Pic for Recipe

Lemon, Chocolate & Pistachio Muffins

Lemon, Chocolate & Pistachio Muffins

They are lemon muffins with thier tops covered in dark chocolate ganache and ground pistachios.The citrus is not overpowering, neither is the chocolate. They are in complete harmony while the pistachios add life and texture to these muffins. From Sugar et al. Click Pic for Recipe

Chocolate Truffle Cake

Chocolate Truffle Cake

Want a delicate Easter centerpiece? Fiona Cairns’s magnificent Easter chocolate truffle cake is three cakes in one: a chocolate mousse cake on a tiffin base, with sugar flowers and iced foliage. Click Pic for Recipe

Mums the Word Cupcakes

Mums the Word Cupcakes

Give dessert a festive floral theme. Cut mini marshmallows on the diagonal and dip the sticky side in colored sugar to make dozens of pink, yellow, purple, blue, and orange mum petals. From Delish. Click Pic for Recipe

Cupcake in a Tea Cup

Cupcake in a Tea Cup

These cupcakes have a wonderful twist... of lemon that is! Tangy lemon icing and the cake batter actually calls for black tea! When presented in beautiful china tea cups, they become a work of art. They looked so adorable, I think they would make a great dessert or afternoon tea treat, served with little dessert spoons or forks to eat them straight out of the tea cups. Steph, over at Raspberri Cupcakes, a Sydney Baking Blog. Click Pic for Recipe

Springtime Lemon Tart

Springtime Lemon Tart

We guarantee that you’ll fall in love at the first bite with this Lemon Tart Recipe. So refreshing and a beautiful delight to add to any Easter Table. From Recipes2all. Click Pic for Recipe

Easter Bunny Snack Mix

Easter Bunny Snack Mix

no-bake Easter Bunny snack mix that is a quick and easy treat for Easter! Each ingredient is bunny shaped and cannot get any cuter! Fluffy bunny marshmallows, crisp salty bunny shaped pretzels and two flavors of bunny shaped graham crackers! From Shaken Together. Click Pic for Recipe

Strawberry & Spinach Salad

Strawberry & Spinach Salad

Let's celebrate those delicious California avocados and California strawberries a new favorite salad — this Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing! The classic strawberry spinach salad has been a favorite of mine for ages, but when you throw in some creamy avocados and gorgonzola, I fall in love with it all over again. So simple, so fresh, and SO good. From Give Me Some Oven. Click Pic for Recipe

Fresno Potatoes

Fresno Potatoes

Cheesy potatoes are an Easter favorite and I love that this recipe is a little different – not quite a scalloped potato, not quite a casserole either, but something right in between. Oh, and there’s bacon. Can’t forget the bacon goodness. If you’re looking for a new take on cheesy potatoes for your Easter spread, try this one. Click Pic for Recipe

Spring Ladybug Crackers

Spring Ladybug Crackers

Spring ladybugs on Ritz crackers for spring appetizers. I love making these appetizers. i used cream cheese, (smoked salmon flavored) cherry tomatoes, black olives, bed of parsley and black cream cheese (black food coloring and cream cheese for black spots) By Vintage Warmth. Click Pic for Recipe

Little Chick Eggs

Little Chick Eggs

Instead of just decorating eggs this Easter Sunday, why not surprise everyone with something fun and festive like little deviled egg chicks! This recipe doesn’t require much preparation or even many ingredients, and is so fun and easy for anyone – even kids. Click Pic for Recipe

Red Cabbage & Mango Slaw

Red Cabbage & Mango Slaw

Red cabbage (and other cabbages for that matter) is the very heart and soul of a slaw. Red cabbage also packs a wallop when it comes to nutrients. It is a source of calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamins C & K, and beta-carotene. Tartine & Apron Strings. Click Pic for Recipe

Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict

If I could only choose one breakfast to eat for the rest of my life, it would be Eggs Benedict. There is just something about the silky, butteriness of hollandaise that makes up for the fact that it’s so fattening. When I eat hollandaise I feel very much like Julie Powell in Julie & Julia when she says eating an egg is like eating white sauce. From Kitchen Daily. Click Pic for Recipe

Beef & Guinness Pot Pie

Beef & Guinness Pot Pie

A hearty and soul warming beef stew. This Irish Stew recipe calls for frozen puff pastry and shamrock cookie cutter for some St. Paddy’s Day crust decorations, or if you’re feeling especially ambitious you can make Cheddar-Stout Crust! From Home is Where the Boat is. Click Pic for Recipe

Italian Vegetable Paella

Italian Vegetable Paella

Paella is such a gorgeous dish with the pinwheels of color all in one pan! It's very impressive when it's placed on the table. This versian does not have saffron, but relies on rice infused with red pepper puree thus the Italian twist. Click for the recipe over at Proud Italian Cook. Click Pic for Recipe

Reuben Deli Sandwiches Recipe

Reuben Deli Sandwiches Recipe

Here's a new twist on the classic Reuben sandwich. The filling is easy to prepare and keeps well in the fridge. Add a salad and dessert, and you have a delicious brunch. From Taste of Home. Click Pic for Recipe

Proper St. Patrick's Day Stew

Proper St. Patrick's Day Stew

The epitome of comfort food, traditional Irish stew needs only a few ingredients: meat, onions and potatoes, with salt and pepper. In southern Ireland, carrots are added, and some cooks venture so far as to add turnips, parsnips or rutabaga. Parsley or a sprig of thyme may go into the pot, too. From City Kitchen, David Tanis’s weekly cooking column. Click Pic for Recipe

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

An Irish meal wouldn't be complete without a lovely loaf of Irish Soda Bread. This recipe makes a beautiful high loaf of bread dotted with sweet raisins. From Taste of Home. Click Pic for Recipe

Meditarranean Chicken & Shrimp

Meditarranean Chicken & Shrimp

Olive oil, garlic, herbs, and good canned tomatoes comprise the sauce, which is simmered till it’s thick and richly flavored. Chicken, shrimp, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and thinly sliced lemons are tucked in. From The Cafe' Sucre' Farine.

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