Easy rice, vegetables and sausage casserole recipe

easy rice, vegetable and sausage casserole recipe

Weekends are always the busiest days of the week. As much as I try to find some free time there are a million things left to be done Saturday or Sunday. Grocery shopping & meal planning, soccer games, birthday parties, house chores. We hardly have any time to sit down. Rush, rush, rush to get… 

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Pumpkin cinnamon rolls with caramel icing

pumpkin cinnamon rolls with caramel icing recipe

Your family will be jumping with joy after having one of these soft, fluffy and buttery pumpkin cinnamon rolls! Ribbons of cinnamon, lots of pumpkin flavor and a sticky caramel icing make these rolls totally irresistible! As a mom (and as a food blogger) one of my biggest “job” requirements is to make sure my family is well… 

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Carmelitas – caramel chocolate oatmeal bars

carmelitas recipe

Easy to make oatmeal cookie bars filled with gooey caramel and oozing chocolate, these carmelitas bars will make you weak to your knees!  My notebook is filled with recipe ideas. My mind never stops thinking about new irresistible desserts or how I can put a twist on old ones. Sometimes I try a recipe and,… 

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Slow baked potatoes and chicken skillet

slow baked potato and chicken skillet recipe

Tender chicken drumsticks cooked on top of layers of thin sliced potatoes and onions make this potatoes and chicken skillet an mouthwatering, flavorful meal. One of my family’s favorite dinner is pairing chicken with potatoes. May it be simply roasting them, throwing them on the hot grill of turning into a comforting meal, it is always a… 

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Veggie stuffed bell peppers

veggie stuffed bell peppers recipe

This easy dinner recipe is brought to you by Pompeian Olive Oil. All opinions are 100% mine. Packed with a tasty mixture of vegetables, pine nuts and raisins, these flavorful stuffed bell peppers are perfect for an easy weeknight dinner. Stuffed bell peppers have always been comfort food. Ask any Romanian, actually ask pretty much… 

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Slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes

slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes recipe

Slow baked in a low-temperature oven, this red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes has a rich, deep flavor from the well seasoned red wine and tomatoes marinade. I love having friends or family over for dinner. As much as I love cooking just for my family there are recipes I need more adults in the… 

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Roasted banana coconut ice cream

roasted banana coconut ice cream recipe

The ultimate two ingredients ice cream made with only roasted bananas and coconut milk!! Indulge in this guilt-free ice-cream all summer long! Today we’re going to make magic! We take two simple ingredients and make creamy rich ice cream! I could eat ice cream all summer long! I love this summer sweet treat and despite… 

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Caramelized onion dinner rolls

caramelized onion dinner rolls recipe

Soft, with a subtle sweetness and an incredible aroma from the caramelized onions, these onion dinner rolls are perfect for sandwiches or any comfort dinner meals. Nothing is more inviting than wafting smells of fresh bread baking. The heavenly smell will take over your house, bringing everyone in the kitchen to see what you’re baking…. 

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No bake peanut butter and chocolate bars

no bake peanut butter chocolate bars recipe

These peanut butter and chocolate bars are the perfect no bake treat for those of us who just can’t resist peanut butter and chocolate! Tired of peanut butter and chocolate? I hope not! These no bake peanut butter and chocolate bars should go on your must-make list asap! Ever since I first tried buckeye truffles… 

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Coconut dried fruit bread

Coconut Dried Fruit Quick Bread

A simple, yet delicious quick bread packed with dried fruit and bursting with coconut flavor. Make this dried fruit bread as a holiday gift for friends or family, or simply enjoy some with a hot cup of coffee. Thanks to GO Veggie! and Kitchen PLAY for helping me share this recipe and a fun giveaway… 

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Pumpkin pie panna cotta tart

Pumpkin panna cotta tart recipe 4

A fall inspired make-ahead dessert, pumpkin pie panna cotta got an elegant twist. Let to rest in an oatmeal brown sugar crust, this panna cotta tart is a light, silky finish to your Thanksgiving meal.  When I think of fall, apples and pumpkin come first to mind. Especially pumpkin pie. It’s been a family tradition… 

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Chocolate ganache coconut tart

Chocolate ganache coconut tart recipe 2

Simple but elegant, this silky chocolate ganache coconut tart with a flaky, tender almond crust will be the center of attention to any special occasion.  There’s absolutely no secret I love rich, smooth chocolate ganache and have been using it to fill a couple of tarts and have lost times how many time I ate… 

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Roasted figs chocolate ganache tart

Roasted figs chocolate ganache tart recipe 3

Decadent, rich chocolate ganache filling, a nutty crust and juicy sweet fresh figs make this roasted figs chocolate ganache tart a treat for a special occasion. And not to worry, it is super easy to make. If I have to pick one, just one fruit towards the end of summer, hands down is going to… 

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4th of July ice cream cones

4th of July ice cream cone 3

A fun and easy 4th of July project for the kids. Waffle cone dipped in candy, covered in sprinkles and filled to the top with ice cream and fresh berries.   Ok, So I have another no bake treat for you today. I can also call it “even a 3-year-old can do it” treat. If… 

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4th of July Oreo ice cream cake

4th of July oreo icecream cake 2

It seems like yesterday I was complaining it’s snowing in April and I still have the heat on in May and here we are, almost at the end of June. Another twist and it’s 4th of July. And I’m all prepared for it! I’ve found the easiest way to celebrate it with only 2 ingredients! Or… 

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Dill caraway rye bread

Dill Caraway Rye Bread recipe 2

Dill caraway rye bread – Light and airy, with a soft crust and filled with caraway and dill seeds, this egg free bread is just what you need to make delicious deli sandwiches. I’m happy to be working again with Red Star Yeast and bring you a flavorful easy to make rye bread. I’m a… 

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