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Caramel Corn

Caramel Corn is an easy treat that your whole family will love! Made with simple ingredients, this recipe is a winner! This summer, my family discovered that if we hung a white sheet off our deck and pulled out our forgotten projector, we could have movie nights outside! I’m not exaggerating when I tell you…
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Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

These Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are the perfect, filling, healthy dinner recipe! They will leave you feeling full and satisfied; the best sweet potato recipe. You all know my obsession with all things taco. I’m not shy about the fact that chips, salsa, tacos, and margaritas are my love language. But, I do try to…
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Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Spinach and Artichoke Dip is the perfect appetizer. Made with simple ingredients, this great snack comes together quickly and is always a hit! One of the hardest parts about this year has been the lack of gatherings. And if I am truly honest with you, a big part of the reason that is hard is…
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Beef Enchilada Casserole

Beef Enchilada Casserole is a delicious and comforting recipe that you will love. It comes together quicker than traditional enchiladas, but is still amazing with my homemade enchilada sauce. My husband and I have been talking a lot lately, as our kids are getting older, about how much we cherish dinner time. With our lives…
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Pumpkin Fudge

This Pumpkin Fudge recipe uses real pumpkin and a few other simple ingredients to make a melt in your mouth fudge! This is a recipe you will love year after year. If you are someone who can’t get enough of pumpkin flavors, I am about to knock your socks off. This easy Pumpkin Fudge recipe…
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Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

This Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole is perfect comfort food! The flavors of bacon and ranch come together perfectly with pasta and chicken in this cheesy casserole. One thing I will never tire of creating for you is noodle casseroles. They are generally so easy to make, and so delicious. You can go so many different…
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Apple Crisp Recipe

This Apple Crisp Recipe is a delicious easy fall dessert recipe! You will love how quickly this amazing treat comes together. One of my favorite fall memories as a child was sitting in our family room while my dad watched the Packers and watching him peel apples. He would make a delicious apple crisp with…
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Crockpot Whole Chicken

This Crockpot Whole Chicken has 10 minutes of hands on time, and your whole dinner is done in the slow cooker for an easy weeknight meal! This Slow Cooker Whole Chicken is tender, juicy, easy to make and looks like you spent hours making dinner! It simmers all day in the Crock Pot, along with…
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Skillet Taco Casserole

This post is sponsored by Knorr® but all opinions are my own. This Skillet Taco Casserole is a simple one pot 25-minute dinner full of flavor that your whole family will love. This meal is perfect for busy weeknights. We are back in the full swing of school days, and while life is a little…
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Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca

This Puttanesca recipe is going to quickly become a new favorite in your house! It is an easy pasta recipes that is done in 35 minutes and full of flavor. Recently I was talking to a friend of mine who was looking for more budget friendly and simple meals. She mentioned Puttanesca, and how delicious…
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Buffalo Chicken Pizza

This Buffalo Chicken Pizza is only SIX ingredients and makes a perfect easy dinner or a fun appetizer for game day! This post is sponsored by Mirum, but opinions expressed are my own.  It’s around football season every year that I try to fight the urge to make every single recipe that I post Buffalo…
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Apple Pecan Fall Salad

This Fall Salad with apples and pecans is perfect for autumn! This salad, made with delicious honey mustard dressing, is a great holiday side dish or just a hearty lunch. I am so excited for this amazing Fall Salad Recipe! It has the perfect combination of flavors and textures and then is topped with delicious…
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