Tex Mex Burritos

Tex Mex Burritos

Yesterday in my meal plan I mentioned my Mom's Tex Mex Burrito recipe. This is something she made quite often when I was growing up. It's steamy, hot, cheesy, delicious (but not pretty) comfort food. I think I changed her recipe a little- but it came out tasting similar to how I remember, so I'm going to go with it. It's super easy and most of the … [Read more...]

Meal Plan Tips and Tricks

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  Since I'm still working on the meal plan that I put together for last week, this week I wanted to share some tips and tricks for making your meal planning a little easier. I want this to be as quick and painless as possible for you. Meal planning doesn't have to be difficult if you follow a few steps. Work with what you have- Look at … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Brie Bites

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It's Fall- which means it's my goal to consume as much pumpkin goodness as I can before the Winter Holidays hit. I'm always on the lookout for tasty, easy treats I can throw together when we have guests over- and this one hit the jackpot! I've made the classic brie bites before with brie and apricot preserves on many an occasion- but replace the … [Read more...]

Cherry Cheese Tarts

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I mentioned on social media the other day that I was going to start sharing recipes from my Mam's handwritten cookbook that she left me. I decided to start with our favorite- dessert. We used to make cheesecakes together often, so I thought I'd share this recipe for her Cherry Cheese Tarts. Mini- Cheesecake Cupcakes that would make a perfect summer … [Read more...]

A Fun Easter Treat

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I don't know if I've ever mentioned before, but my favorite non-chocolate dessert is Rice Crispy Treats. I love them. Plain, chocolate, with or without added ingredients. They are just plain-ole nostalgic ooey gooey goodness. I was meandering the aisles of the store the other day, trying to find something fun for my toddler and I to cook. And … [Read more...]

Not Your Nana’s Cookies

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I've been thinking in terms of cookie recipes all month, trying to come up with some fun new cookie recipes, that are definitely not your typical Holiday cookies. {Especially after creating my amazing Caramel Apple Cake Balls.} This first recipe I came up with was a huge, delicious win. And inspired my Hubby to name my new cookie inventing venture, … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Cake Balls

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Thanksgiving is upon us- so soon! I always try to bring a non-traditional side or dessert to our Holiday parties, and this year I came up with a really good one...Caramel Apple Cake Balls. People will assume you spent all day in the kitchen preparing these beauties, but really most of the time is spent waiting for your cake to cool. So, grab … [Read more...]

Healthy Freezer Breakfast Burritos

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  I've been on a healthier kick this month, and a group of my friends joined an accountability group so we can make sure we're all working out and eating healthy. It's a great way to keep yourself in check and motivate your friends, while receiving some motivation yourself. I've shared with you my Freezer Breakfast Burritos before, but I … [Read more...]

National Coffee Day

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If you know me, you know that I love coffee-  I can't start my day without it! So, I definitely HAVE to celebrate National Coffee Day! Here are a few Coffee Concoctions that would be a great way to celebrate....click on the photo to go to the original posts. Who doesn't love S'mores? If you don't, we can't be … [Read more...]

National White Chocolate Day

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Did you know that today is National White Chocolate Day? Any day celebrating chocolate is a day worth celebrating! I scoured Pinterest and found some delish White Chocolate recipes that I can't wait to try. (Click on the pictures to be taken to the original post and recipe- and leave these bloggers some love.) White.Chocolate.Lasagna. Need I … [Read more...]