Panera Bread Broccoli Cheese Soup (copycat)

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Happy April Fools Day!  I hope you get lots of love and not so many tricks today :) Spring is that crazy time of year when the weather can flip from a warm sunny days a to cold and wintery one without a moments notice! At least in my neck of the woods :) Soooo, there’s no better way than a little Panera Bread Broccoli Cheese Soup (copycat) to help stay warm and cozy even on those … [Read more...]

Tortilla Espanola


Today, we're cooking in the kitchen with Jen from Bakerette ... She's brought Tortilla Espanola for us to enjoy with her today :) Do you ever have those days when your child springs a school project on you at the last moment that's due "tomorrow"? We had one of those days just this week. My daughter had to have an ethnic cooking project done along with pictures and a poster … [Read more...]

Chicken and White Bean Soup

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I love everyone of the ladies on our Creative Team!  They all totally rock and I appreciate them so much :) Today, we have Kami from No Diets Allowed visiting with us, I cannot wait to try her mouth-watering Chicken and White Bean Soup. YUM! AND with that I'm turning it on over to her.... It's that awkward time between Winter and Spring. The weather flip-flops from bitter cold to … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew by

 Are you feeling like a hearty one pot dinner that the whole family will adore?  Give this Slow Cooker Beef Stew a try! You'll love it because it's simple to throw in the slow cooker in the morning and right ready to go when you walk in the door for supper :) The rest of the family will LOVE it just because it's delicious! Slow Cooker Beef Stew   Print Prep time 20 … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup by

I love to make delicious soups but I especially love it in the winter time. Do you love butternut squash?  I do but sometimes it's hard to cut it all up when you're in a hurry.  I found some awesome frozen butternut squash at the grocery store and it makes this soup lickity-split to throw together! Butternut Squash Soup is the perfect recipe to keep you warm and cozy this winter … [Read more...]

Mexican Potato Soup

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I'm so happy to have Jen from Bakerette here with us today!   She always has deliciously amazing recipes to share with us and today is no different- I won't keep you waiting any longer... Hi, it's Jen from Bakerette It's so good to be back again to share with you another fantastic and easy recipe: Mexican Potato Soup. This isn't your ordinary potato soup recipe. Steak and … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Lumberjack Chili

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  Slow Cooker Lumberjack Chili is the another fabulous S.C. recipe to keep you warm and cozy this winter... I spent the weekend visiting my family down south of us and the weather is much warmer there- 60 degrees felt like heaven to this I'm-so-sick-of-winter girl. It was so good to see everyone and play with my nieces and nephews outside in the sun :) Slow Cooker … [Read more...]

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs by

  Swish Meatballs are a hearty dinner that everyone always loves! 4.5 from 2 reviews Swedish Meatballs   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 40 mins   Author: Ruthie Recipe type: Main Serves: 6 Ingredients ¾ C panko bread crumbs 1 medium onion, chopped 2 eggs, lightly beaten (or 1 whole egg, 2 egg whites to lower … [Read more...]

Bacon Blue Cheese Meatloaf

Bacon Blue Cheese Meatloaf by

There are days that call for some down-home-comfort-food cooking... I'm thinking most of us grew up eating meatloaf!  I know I did. Bacon Blue Cheese Meatloaf is not your momma's meatloaf (nothing against momma) but this meat loaf rocks the awesome scale just a little bit more :) Bacon Blue Cheese Meatloaf   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 1 hour 30 mins Total … [Read more...]

Video Kitchen Tip Series how to cut an Onion

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Welcome to my first (yes, first! don't judge too harshly) weekly Video Kitchen Tip Series... how to cut an onion! I'm excited to share quick and easy Kitchen Tips each week with you.  I hope you find them helpful... Thanks for joining me for this Video Kitchen Tip Series... how to cut an onion! I know I said I'd share the secret Disney recipe today but between a sick kid, a … [Read more...]

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup by

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup Roasted Tomato Basil Soup is one of our very favorites!  This is actually one of the first recipes I posted when I began my blog BUT, the photo did not do this amazing recipe justice!  I simply had to update it and share it again with all of you.  Yep, it's that good :) AND the rolls in the photo are to die for... they're called pretzel rolls and my … [Read more...]

Spicy Spaghetti Sauce

Drew's Spicy Spaghetti Sauce by

 Spicy Spaghetti Sauce Spicy Spaghetti Sauce   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 35 mins   Author: Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 large white or yellow onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 small egg plant, diced 1 green pepper, chopped 6 large tomatoes, diced 1 package Italian sausage 1 … [Read more...]