Appetizers/ Vegetable Sides

EASY Stuffed Mushrooms

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EASY Stuffed Mushrooms.  These mushrooms caps are generously stuffed with a blend of chopped mushroom stems, whole wheat bread crumbs, onions, garlic, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese.  Then baked until they are crispy on top and golden brown. Bite-size and delicious, these easy stuffed mushrooms are light, tender and rich in flavor.  So tasty, they become everyone’s favorite appetizer!
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Soups, Stews and Chili/ Under 30 Minute Meals

Tuscan Swiss Chard and Beans Soup

Baby it’s Cold outside and maybe this is just the thing we need! Loaded with Swiss chard and cannelini beans, Tuscan Swiss Chard and Beans Soup is just the perfect soup to make for a busy weeknight meal.  A delicious blend of Swiss chard, cannellini beans, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, vegetable broth and fresh ripe tomato, this recipe is similar to our mom’s escarole and beans soup, only my family thinks this Swiss Chard and Beans Soup is sweeter tasting, more flavorful and melts-in-your-mouth.  Easily prepared and ready in 30 minutes, makes this the best soup to serve all winter long!

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Casseroles/ Pasta Dishes/ Southern Inspired Recipes

EASY Pimento Mac and Cheese

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Easy Pimento Mac and Cheese is a delicious mac and cheese made with a blend of pasta shells, melted cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, pimento peppers and green onions. Then it’s topped with panko bread crumbs and baked until the tops are golden brown.  Served as a casserole or in individual cast iron petite pans, this Pimento Mac and Cheese takes this creamy, cheesy delicious dish to a whole new level!

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Cookies and Snacks/ Dairy Free Desserts/ Desserts/ Holiday Treats/ Kid-Friendly Recipes

S’mores Dark Chocolate Bark

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S’mores Dark Chocolate Bark is loaded with graham cracker crumbles, mini marshmallows and semi-sweet chocolate.  Chocolate barks like this one are easily made in 15 minutes and make the perfect decadent treat for gifting this holiday season.  A favorite and most delicious treat, S’mores dark chocolate bark will have you and your guests reaching for more!

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Desserts/ Ice Cream and Frozen Treats

No Bake Banana Pudding Icebox Bars

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No Bake Banana Pudding Icebox Bars.  Easy and delicious, these No Bake Banana Pudding Icebox Bars combine cheesecake and banana pudding over a Nilla cookie crust and cut into perfect little squares to make a delightful dessert this holiday season!  This make ahead and freeze dessert is served with whipped cream, mini wafer cookies and a slice of banana on top.  YUM!  And tastes like our favorite banana pudding cream pie, except that it’s frozen!

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Breakfast Breads and Lattes/ Vegetarian Recipes

Mom’s Easy Potato Omelet

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Mom’s Easy Potato Omelet is called “Frittata di Patate” in Italy.  Light and delicious, Mom’s easy potato omelet  can be made in just a few minutes with chopped potatoes, chopped onions, eggs, salt and black pepper.  With these simple ingredients, you can whip up a quick meal that is perfect to serve for breakfast, brunch, and even as a light dinner!
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Kid-Friendly Recipes/ Smoothies and Shakes/ Vegan Recipes

Avocado Spinach Fruit Smoothie

A sweet tasting Avocado Spinach Fruit Smoothie is easily made with pineapple, banana, baby spinach, Swiss chard, coconut milk, and of course avocado.  A delicious tasting smoothie that is not only enjoyable to drink, but very satisfying as well!  Smoothies like this Avocado Spinach Fruit Smoothie are wonderfully refreshing, packed with nutrients, and beneficial to help me get my day started.
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Meat Dishes

Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

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Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey.  Here is an EASY and Stress-free method to making a Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey!  Cooking a whole turkey for Thanksgiving can be intimidating or even overwhelming for some of us cooks.  But when it comes down to doing it, my husband does it best.  Nothing fancy to his method, just a simple and easy prep to clean and stuff the turkey with a few vegetables and into the oven it goes. With easy tips to make your Thanksgiving Day holiday stress-free and super easy!

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Casseroles/ Salads and Sides

Thanksgiving Stuffing-Sicilian Style!

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Thanksgiving Stuffing-Sicilian Style!  This simple Thanksgiving Stuffing-Sicilian Style is made with browned crumbled sausages, store-bought stuffing, pecorino cheese, fresh herbs, golden raisins, onions, and extra virgin olive oil.  Simple, easy to make and so delicious!

Every year my Sicilian husband makes his famous stuffing for Thanksgiving and it’s our favorite side served with our turkey, and oh boy, how everyone looks forward to it year after year.  Best of all, our Thanksgiving Stuffing-Sicilian Style can be made ahead and refrigerated up to 2 days, until you are ready to bake! Perfect!!
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