Eggs Benedict Casserole

Benedict Casserole

  I love 'combo-foods'.  Hybrids if you will.  Like Peach Cobbler Muffins or Chilies Rellenos Casserole.  Where you take a couple really good things and morf them into one delicious dish!  This Eggs Benedict Casserole is my fave so far! All the goodness of Eggs Beni without the fuss.  It's a basic strata recipe but instead of plain old bread you use English Muffins...now how clever is that? It does require some sitting time for the english muffins and egg mixture to … [continue]

Lemon Chicken, Pasta and Asparagus Skillet

One Pot Lemon, Chicken and Asparagus Skillet

  I totally missed the One Pot Pasta craze while I was going all Paleo and stuff.  I have always wanted to try it and see if it really works. So on a crazy carbohydrate craving Friday night I gave it a whirl.  And guess what?  It works!  Holy cow does it work! You put your broth, […]

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Chicken Avocado and Apple Salad

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  After a brief diversion,  I am back to my  ‘mostly Paleo’ ways.  There is no doubt that as soon as I let the sugar and carbs rule my diet, I start gaining my weight back. I am sure that if I gain this weight back,  I will never lose it again.  It was so much work.   […]

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Fresh and Easy Salmon Burgers

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I do love my grill pan!  This photo looks a lot like my Chicken Avocado Burger and Tropical Burger recipes!  I guess if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Chicken Avocado Burgers   Tropical Chicken Burgers    Notice none of my burgers are beef?  It isn’t because I don’t enjoy a beef burger…I just don’t […]

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Lemony Orzo Pasta with Asparagus

Lemon Orzo Pasta

Need a quick and easy side dish?  Than Orzo is your friend! Sounds like an old Italian name doesn’t it?  “Ciao Orzo!  Hows the Famiglia?”  I always thought I had a little Italian in me.  I mean I feel it ya know?  This constant craving for pasta and googling Italian phrases, and then there is my crush […]

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Peanut Butter Crinkle Cookies

Peanut Butter Crinkle Cookies

It’s like December all over again around here! Cookies!  Yay!  This is my third batch of Peanut Butter Crinkles in three weeks.  I’m getting to the point where I can make these without the recipe. I love that when that happens! Remember those classic peanut butter cookies,  the kind we had as kids….with the little fork criss crosses on […]

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Chicken Parmesan Meatballs in Creamy Tomato Sauce

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  Meatballs are beautiful things.  I don’t know why I go so long before I make them.  I love them.  Portable, stuffable…like stuff them in your mouth stuffable.  You could make a meatloaf with the exact same ingredients but it won’t taste as good as a meatball…why is that?  Life is full of food mysteries my friends…. I […]

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Chocolate Cherry Sheet Cake

Chocolate Cherry Sheet Cake

I could go on and on telling you how good this cake is but clearly you can see that….chocolate-cherry-cake…there is nothing here that is not to love! And wait until you hear how easy it is! But before we dive into this recipe, a little background for your reading pleasure.  Music please!  This recipe is the 27th […]

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Crispy Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

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  Sheet Pan Dinners!  Brilliant no?  Well I thought so.  Starting with my post of Sheet Pan Fajitas .  I thought I finally found a recipe collection that hadn’t been thought of yet.  This world of Pinterest makes it so hard to be unique!  Just to double check, I googled it and of course Martha, as in “The […]

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Cream Wafer Cookies

Valentine Cream Wafer Cookies

Betty Crocker’s timeless Cream Wafer Cookies!  I first posted these little beauties in 2011.   Funny, I didn’t even give mixing instructions, only ingredients in my original post.  I had so much to learn!  I was using a little point and shoot and just messing around with snapping off some pics of my favorite food.  Happiest […]

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Sheet Pan Fajitas

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      Holy sheet this is so good!  I mean no sheet..this is really good and really easy!  Okay, okay…enough of the sheety jokes.  I can’t help myself…Laughing Spatula remember? I love the idea of everything dumped onto a sheet pan, tossed together then thrown in the oven and boom….dinner done!  In fact I […]

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Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Smashed Potatoes

This recipe is a direct desendent from The Pioneer Women. At least thats as far back as I could trace it.   I pretty much love everything she does.  She is the first ‘food blogger’ I had ever heard of and boy has she done good!  She went on to create quite an empire.  She is a […]

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