Easy Apple Muffins with Cinnamon Streusel Topping Recipe

If you are looking for all the flavors of fall wrapped up in a muffin, these easy apple muffins with cinnamon streusel topping are it!! This easy recipe is moist and delicious with chunks of real fruit and a secret weapon…sour cream…to keep these gorgeous baked goods from going dry for days…although there is no … Read more

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Delicious Soft & Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookie Recipe

Nothing says Christmas to me like a great soft and chewy ginger molasses cookie. Lofthouse makes some amazing ones that I love to pick up at the grocery store, but for years I have been looking for a great homemade ginger molasses cookie recipe that mimicked those same great molasses and ginger flavors along with … Read more

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Amazing Pork Carnitas Tacos Recipe and Toppings

Mexican food is a staple in our house. Like when we’re home in Orange County we eat it 4-5 times a week, can’t get enough of it staple. 😉 Moving to Utah has made it a bit more difficult to find delicious Mexican food, especially some of our favorites…pork carnitas tacos…so I have gotten desperate … Read more

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How to Make a Charcuterie Board

Several years ago I walked into a restaurant (maybe I should say I walked into a bar because this is starting to sound like a bad joke 😉 ) and saw this word staring at me from the menu…CHARCUTERIE. Huh? What is that? The description read something along the lines of “Chef’s Choice of Meats, … Read more

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Chicken Teriyaki and Grilled Pineapple Sandwich Recipe

A few years ago, while we were visiting the North Shore of Hawaii, we spent a long day of snorkeling at Shark’s Cove and were starving!!  Aside from a grocery store across the street, there wasn’t much in the area at the time, as far as food was concerned.  We parked in the grocery store … Read more

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Coconut Pineapple Pancakes Recipe with Coconut Syrup

I have a favorite breakfast spot in Waikiki…the Hula Grill…do you know it?  Not only is the view to die for, but their coconut pineapple pancakes is my absolute favorite!  And the coconut syrup? Well, I could practically drink it.   We love to visit Hawaii in September after school is back in session and … Read more

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Infused Water Recipe: Strawberry Canteloupe Pineapple

It is SO hot this month, I thought is was time for another infused water recipe to help us stay hydrated.  A few months ago I told you about one of my favorite mixes, well, I’ve tried a few more recently and this recipe with strawberries, cantaloupe and pineapple is DELISH! The secret is to … Read more

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Mixed Greens and Blueberry Salad with a Lemon Honey Vinaigrette

People…. this here salad is beyond words! I taught it in my last cooking class and everyone in the last class can’t stop telling me just how much they love it and constantly make it. It is light, refreshing and goes with everything! I served it alongside home made pasta and it was a match … Read more

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How to Make Yummy Thin Mint Ice Cream Sandwiches

These easy to make thin mint ice cream sandwiches are sure to lure all the little leprechauns in your neighborhood.  I mean, who doesn’t love a great mint and chocolate combination?  I don’t know about you guys, but I LOVE to buy Thin Mints from the cute little Girl Scouts in my neighborhood and then … Read more

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Bacon wrapped stuffed jalapeno recipe

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeno Recipe

I have already admitted to being a huge football fan, but in all honesty I think I get more excited for football season because of the food!  From tailgating to parties for the big game, the appetizers and finger foods that abound are something to get excited about even if your team doesn’t win!  These … Read more

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Recipe for Easy and Delicious Taco Salad with a Twist

With The Big Game on the horizon it’s time to think parties!  Mexican food is always a favorite and this hearty and delicious crowd pleaser will make hosting a breeze.    I’m always on the lookout for ways to simplify life and spend less time in the kitchen while still enjoying great food.  When I … Read more

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Perfect Cinnamon Roll Recipe : Quick Bread Cinnamon Rolls

Yes, I can confidently claim these to be “The Best” cinnamon rolls ever because I have been told that by everyone that has had them! I’ve never had a Cinnabon cinnamon roll, but an owner of one asked if they could pay me to bake my cinnamon rolls for her… “best cinnamon roll I’ve ever … Read more

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Delicious Blueberry Buckle Waffle Recipe

I spent most of the weekend drooling over The Homestead at Bridle Creek’s Blueberry Buckle muffins, so yesterday, when the kids asked for waffles, I decided to add a little twist. 😉  Introducing the blueberry buckle waffle recipe. 😉  It’s not complicated, just my favorite waffle recipe with the addition of some blueberries and topped … Read more

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Best Grilled Cheese Recipe

People… I am dead serious when I tell you this is the best grilled cheese recipe in the world! And I have had my fair share of (Even taught some) amazing, eye rolling, unforgettable grilled cheese sandwiches. Not only is the best one ever… its also crazy easy! I got all but two of the ingredients … Read more

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Skillet Elote Recipe

This my friends… is a side dish that dreams are made of! Elote is a traditional Mexican street corn that they sell on the cob and is slathered in mayonnaise, lime, cotija cheese and spices. It’s absolutely delicious! This dish is a version of that (with a “Jenny Evans” twist!) but the fresh corn is … Read more

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Easy Weeknight Meals: Spaghetti Margherita… Fresh and Fast!

Well… it happened. For some, it’s a good thing… for the rest of us it’s not the best. School’s back in session… and that means back to alarm clocks, schedules, homework, running kids to and from this and that, bedtimes, packing lunches, and the list goes on and on. Basically… our lives just got a … Read more

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Banana Macadamia Pancakes with Coconut Syrup

While I am vacationing in Hawaii, I thought it would be perfect to share a recipe I was inspired to make from Hawaii! Oh my… breakfast like this one is absolute perfection! The banana macadamia pancakes with coconut syrup combo can’t be beat in my book. I hope you enjoy this as much as me … Read more

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Death by Chocolate Rocky Road Cake

This cake is ALWAYS a hit…one of my favorite basic chocolate cake recipes, with chocolate buttercream, but it’s the toppings that make people go crazy! Something about seeing it topped with nuts, chocolate chips and marshmallows, makes this cake extra special. It’s SUPER rich, so I only frost the top and middle to help reduce … Read more

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Strawberry, Feta and Spinach Spring Salad Recipe

Salads just scream spring and summer to me. The gorgeous colors and flavors just make for a beautiful meal.  The best part is, when it’s hot, you don’t have to slave over a stove!  This spring salad is one of my favorite go-to spring recipes to add to your list of easy meals. 🙂 Ingredients: Strawberries … Read more

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Mexican Caprese Salad Recipe

Well folks… it’s springtime and who doesn’t get all happy about that? I mean come one… the flowers are blooming, the trees are all dressed up in their best, the sun is shining, the sky is bluer than blue and the birds are singing their celebration song about surviving another winter. It’s just a gorgeous time … Read more

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French Bread… Fast and Delicious!

Who loves fresh homemade bread? Only everyone! Have I got the best recipe for you! This is seriously the yummiest and easiest bread recipe… and it gets even better…. you can make it in less than hour from start to finish! What? Yup… it’s true! Now hot, fresh bread is so doable for your weeknight … Read more

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Garlic and Herb, Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Rolls!

What?! Yup… Pizza Rolls! Because everyone loves pizza! And they are as good if not even better than they look and sound. Pizza in a roll form…. come on! These may become a staple in your home… good thing they are easy to put together! Make them tonight and see the smiles of joy come … Read more

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Eat This: Awesome Mac and Cheese

Even though it’s been in the 80s here, it’s still only February, so I feel entitled to eat comfort food. 😉 A friend made this for me a few years back after I had Ash and it has been a favorite in our house ever since. The kids like to call it “fancy mac and … Read more

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Delicious and Easy Blueberry Buckle Recipe

Here’s a little something yummy you can make with the kids while they’re off school today.  It’s easy and tastes as good as it looks! 🙂 Happy President’s Day!   Have a great day! tammy

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Spinach and Three Cheese Manicotti

  Tired of the serving the same old same old? I bet your family is well. Here’s a new pasta dish for your family that will having them singing praises to their dear chef mama or papa! Not only that.. it’s fast and easy peasy to put together! Can’t beat that. This is even impressive … Read more

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Delicious Popcorn Snack Mix Recipe

  This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Universal Pictures, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BoxtrollsFamilyNite http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV We love movie nights at our house and I love nothing more than an excuse to party. 😉 I have been known to throw a few … Read more

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Great Guacamole Recipe

  Are you ready for some football?  How many of you are hosting a Super Bowl party this weekend?  The best part about any football party is the food.  It can range from down home to gourmet and it’s ALWAYS good!  A must have at any football party in our house is some killer guacamole.  … Read more

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Recipe: Jenny’s Kale and Apple Salad

After a month of decadent eating…. and our pants getting tighter and tighter… January is always a month where we have the goal to eat healthier. Can you relate? But eating healthier shouldn’t mean less flavor or deliciousness. That’s just plain torture if you ask me! I have a great salad I want to share … Read more

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10 Best Blogger Recipes

Happy Monday!  It’s official…everyone is back to school and work in our house today, the New Year is underway.  While part of me gets a little sad that the holidays are over, the other part of me is excited to have a clean slate and get back to work! I spent a lot of time over … Read more

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Nordstrom Cafe Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Have you had the Nordstrom Tomato Basil Soup?  It is out of this world good…and I don’t even like tomato soup!! I found a copycat recipe a few years ago on the internet and have spent the last little while trying to work it down to something manageable…the original recipe made 128 servings!! Needless to … Read more

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