Twice baked cheese and bacon mashed potato casserole

twice baked potato casserole recipe 1

Kick up your classic mashed potatoes a few notches with this twice baked mashed potato casserole loaded with 3 types of cheese and crispy bacon! (plus my tips and tricks for the best mashed potatoes) If I have to narrow down our dinner meals to 3 must-haves potatoes and meat would be one of them. I grew… 

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Chewy chocolate caramel bars

chewy chocolate caramel bars recipe

Buttery chocolate cookie topped with ooey gooey caramel and chocolate chunks, these chewy chocolate caramel bars are to die for! Drizzle with more caramel just before serving for the ultimate chocolate caramel treat! I love going shopping, but I hate to stay in line waiting for my turn to pay. It’s not the wait that I… 

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Mint chocolate candy brownies

Mint Chocolate Candy Brownies recipe

Moist, dense, fudgy, cocoa brownies packed with mint chocolate candy and topped with a thick layer of creme de menthe frosting and chocolate ganache. With St. Patrick’s Day just a week away I thought now it’s the perfect time to share with you one of my favorite ways to celebrate this holiday. With dessert, of course!… 

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Berry & greens smoothie

berry and greens smoothie recipe

Sweet, creamy and satisfying, this 3 ingredients berry and greens smoothie is my new go-to fast and easy breakfast drink. This year has been full of surprises. Despite all the things going on in my life, I’m so proud of myself. I managed to stay on track of mt new year’s goal – develop better… 

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Cocoa brownies

cocoa brownies recipe

These quick, rich and chewy cocoa brownies will be a hit with everyone! Flavored with unsweetened cocoa powder and chocolate spread, you won’t want to share them! I make a lot of brownies. It’s safe to say at least once a week you’ll find brownies in my kitchen. I have a few recipe I make over and… 

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Peanut butter and chocolate cereal bars

peanut butter and chocolate cereal bars recipe

It’s the beginning of the new year and most of us have already made our resolutions. Spend more time with family, travel, take a new class/learn something new, be organized or volunteer are one of the few resolutions some of us make. This year, in addition to your resolutions I would like you to add one… 

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Toffee crunch chocolate cookies

toffee crunch chocolate cookies recipe

No mixer or chilling needed to make these soft and chewy chocolate cookies. The flavorful toffee bits give these cookies a little crunch and the secret ingredient make them perfect! I think this December I have baked the most cookies. I bake cookies year round and have a handful of favorite recipes I make over and over in my kitchen,… 

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3 ingredients whipped cheese spread

3 ingredients whipped cheese spread recipe

With only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time, these whipped cheese spread crackers are my newest obsession! Dress them up to fit your cravings or leave them plain. Either way, you won’t stop eating them! These crackers …. they are beyond words! Easy to make, irresistible and totally addictive! You won’t be able to… 

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Apple cake with streusel topping

Apple cake with streusel topping recipe

Super easy to make, this buttery, moist and soft apple cake has layers of thinly sliced apples and a sweet and flavorful streusel topping! Just perfect with a cup of coffee!  I don’t even know how to begin describing this apple cake. It’s buttery, moist, soft, with thinly sliced apples and topped with a sweet cinnamon… 

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Nutmeg log cookies

nutmeg log cookies recipe

Luscious nutmeg log cookies made with only 5 ingredients! Flavorful and so easy to make, these cookies will be a hit on your holiday table!   Saying today was a busy day would be an understatement. It started with a 13X9″ pan of chocolate caramel bars, followed by another one of chocolate marshmallow bars, blondies and chocolate… 

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Cashew milk chocolate chocolate chip cookies

cashew milk chocolate chocolate chip cookies recipe

Super soft and thick, these cashew milk chocolate chocolate chip cookies get their richness from the unsweetened cocoa powder and a generous amount of semi-sweet chocolate chips. One of my favorite things to do in the afternoon is sip of a cup of coffee, munch on some sweet treats and catch up with my emails… 

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Beans, tomato and raisins bruschetta

beans, tomato and raisins bruschetta recipe

Toasted ciabatta slices topped with beans, tomato and raisins, bruschetta is a quick and easy party appetizer, last minute dinner idea or a afternoon snack! Throwing a dinner party is always a lot of work. No matter the time of the year, no matter how many guests you have over, there’s always lots of cooking… 

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Overnight eggs benedict casserole

overnight eggs benedict casserole recipe

There is nothing like waking up to a delicious eggs benedict casserole awaiting you with little or no effort on your part just ready to be placed in a hot oven until the aroma wafts through the house. With all the stress that Christmas morning brings, there’s nothing like a make-ahead casserole to save the day. I… 

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Melt-in-your-mouth snowball cookies

snowball cookies

Melt-in-your-mouth buttery cookies, these shortbread like snowball cookies are one of the most requested baked treats at the cookie exchange. One bite and you’ll understand why they are so addictive! Snowball cookies always put a smile on my face. They remind me of childhood and my mom always busy in the kitchen making sure everything is ready… 

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Fudgy brownies with candy cane frosting

fudgy brownies with candy cane frosting recipe

No one can resist these easy-to-make extra fudgy brownies topped with a generous amount of candy cane frosting. The perfect excuse to use those extra candy canes. There’s no surprise Christmas is my favorite time of the year. The smell of fresh tree, the hot cocoa, the lights, the presents but above all the candy cane!… 

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