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Easy & Yummy Veggie Burgers

I basically live on veggie burgers. Although I’m not a vegetarian (I eat chicken and fish), I find myself craving a veggie burger because they are so yummy and filling – not to mention, quick and easy out of the freezer. Except there’s a couple problems. One, the little hockey puck looking things aren’t super filling. Two, […]

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Pinterest Success: Monster Cookie Dough Dip

Scrolling through Pinterest one night (you know when I should have been sleeping!) I came across this amazing looking “dip” and knew I had to give it a try! First let’s start by noting this is terribly unhealthy, but let’s be honest, we all need to splurge a little bit sometimes!! Below is the recipe […]

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My Clear-Out-the-Pantry Recipe

It’s getting chilly in NC! Ok, not really – it’s still 80 during the day, but it’s down in the 60s at night and that’s good enough for me to get to break out the crockpot. Don’t ask my why, but for some reason I just feel like the crockpot is more for the cooler […]

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Quick and Easy Dinner with Modern Table

I like to cook… sometimes. Most of the time I just want a healthy, home-cooked meal that doesn’t have me in the kitchen for hours! I recently stumbled upon Modern Table meals at Target (and later found them at EarthFare, too!) and fell in love! This Italian girl loves her some pasta, but it’s obviously […]

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Quick and Easy Smashed Potatoes

Looking for a quick side dish to make with dinner tonight? Here is one of my go-to recipes that my bestie taught me and it’s so simple! The Ingredients One bag of multi-colored small potatoes Salt Avocado oil Italian seasoning Garlic salt Black pepper Parmesan cheese The Directions Start by boiling a bag of multi […]

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My Ultimate (Kitchen Sink) Guacamole

Have you heard of a kitchen sink salad? Well, my guacamole is pretty similar because I throw everything in it! In my house, we all like chunky, spicy guacamole and mine is definitely a labor of love! I make massive batches and our family gobbles it up fast. The Ingredients: 4 avocados 8 oz diced […]

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Jazzing up the Blue Box (Mac and Cheese)

It’s no secret that one of Kyle’s favorite foods is mac and cheese. True story: At our wedding, we did a second wave of “drunk food” at midnight which included things like mini burgers, pizza, etc., and Kyle insisted with the caterers that he wanted mac and cheese straight out of the box. The chef […]

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Easy Breakfast Lasagna

If you are the type of person who LOVES mixing all your breakfast items together, this recipe is for you! I recently wanted to make something for brunch that would please all our guests, but also easy enough that I could throw together the night before or at least a few hours ahead of time. […]

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Confetti Bean Salad

Let’s be honest, we all have cans (and cans) of beans in the pantry that just seem to always take up space on the shelf. Well, now you can put them to good use with this super easy recipe that I whipped together. It has been a big hit in my house with our guests! […]