5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

You know when you have a cookie craving and you need some chocolaty, peanut buttery cookies like NOW? Just me? Okay, well if and when that does happen to you, I have the perfect peanut-butter solution. These cookies are insanely addicting. I’m pretty sure I made 4 batches last month, with hopes of at least…

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Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese

Have you tried making mac and cheese in a pressure cooker? It’s a must try recipe for days when you don’t have much time for lunch and are feeling like a big bowl of comfort food. I’ve tinkered with this recipe a few times now to get it exactly as I like it- smooth, rich…

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White Chocolate Cherry Bark

Bark is one of the easiest desserts to whip up. And when I say easy, I’m talking 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of your time. AND you can add just about anything you’d like into the mix. I love love love anything with a fruit and chocolate combination, so naturally that had to happen. When…

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Sloppy Joes

Football season is in full swing, and on those chilly Sunday nights I’m usually craving just one thing-  something warm, comforting, and FAST. I’m talking on the table in 20 minutes. How about Sloppy Joes as a blast from your childhood? This is the best version I’ve had- packed with so much flavor and tenderness;…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake

I’m kicking off the holiday weekend by recreating my favorite chocolate peanut butter shake from our ice cream shop, only lighter. Not only is this recipe much healthier, but it honestly tastes as delicious and creamy as the dairy version made with ice cream and whole milk. Better, actually, since it doesn’t have that overpowering sweetness from…

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Cheesy Garlic Bread Bites

My favorite cure for a case of the Monday’s. Easy-cheesy garlic bread bites made with only 5 simple ingredients! I definitely should have doubled the batch- this recipe yields 8 bites and they are going FAST. I added some Italian seasoning to the melted garlic butter, and used crescent rolls to surround the mozzarella sticks….

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Pineapple Mango Smoothie

Wake up to something bright and refreshing with one of my favorites- a tropical Pineapple Mango Smoothie. 5 ingredients, loaded with fruity flavors and thickness from the bananas. Combining vitamin A-rich spinach with vitamin C-rich pineapple actually helps with the absorption of both vitamins.  They both support a healthy metabolism and are immune boosting vitamin superstars….

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Banana Coconut Smoothie

I’ve been on a massive smoothie kick lately. They give me bursts of energy and nutrition to keep cravings and drowsiness at bay. Most of the smoothies I make are green and loaded with kale or spinach, but I was in the mood for something a tiny bit sweeter without compromising the health benefits. This Banana…

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Easy Croque Monsieur

Let’s talk about easy recipes for a sec. The kind of easy recipes that require hardly any thought or energy to prep and less than two minutes in the oven. Yes, less than two minutes. Now that’s my kind of easy cooking. These croque monsieurs are one of my all time favorite meals to make…

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Homemade Croutons

I love when a ridiculously simple recipe yields so much reward. Quick and easy homemade croutons drizzled with olive oil, tossed with fresh seasonings, and baked until golden brown. And that’s it. Plus these are baked on a foil lined pan (aka no clean up!), PLUS they’re totally customizable. I like to use a little…

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Fool Proof Rice Krispie Treats

Sometimes there’s nothing more comforting than a classic. Perfectly proportioned; this is the only rice krispie treat recipe I’ll ever use again! I like adding a small amount of marshmallows at the end so they don’t all have time to melt down. Sweet, fluffy, and a classic marshmallow favorite!

Apple Cider Milkshake

  Welcome to fall! Score some brownie points serving these as after school snacks or just to celebrate the changing seasons. Crisp, smooth, and creamy, these will be a hit! Adapted from Busy at Home.