Freezer Egg Sandwiches

A baby on the way means lots of easy to grab, quick to reheat freezer meals- especially for breakfast! These cheese, ham, and egg breakfast sandwiches are stored individually wrapped, perfect for when you need to grab a quick to-go breakfast in the morning. Whats nice about them is you can pop one or two…

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Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread

Seeing that Mother’s Day is on Sunday, baking up a few mini loves of zucchini bread sounds like a great weekend plan! We had two days of pretty amazing weather this week, and it got me feeling like incorporating some citrus into a hearty loaf of my favorite whole wheat zucchini bread recipe, hence the…

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Caramelized Onion Pasta

It’s true- Greek yogurt is the new Alfredo sauce! I’m hooked on this simple tagliatelle pasta dish with yogurt sauce. I love discovering new ways to create some of my favs- like a WAY easier, WAY healthier Alfredo sauce. The key is to use plain, full fat Greek yogurt. Then, buy adding a bit of…

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Raspberry Chocolate Chip Pancakes

I made these raspberry chocolate chip pancakes to cure my Monday-itis and it worked! This recipe yields a whole lot of pancakes- I was able to get 14 from the batter bowl, which means I get to enjoy these all week long. And every once in a while it’s nice to have a decadent dessert, uh… breakfast…

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Grilled Steak Salad with Shallots and Blue Cheese

I’m trying my best to get into the groove of eating more salad. It’s actually a pretty big challenge, since I like big and bold flavors, and Adam doesn’t like anything green (other than green jelly beans he pointed out). Plus we’re lovers of all thing carbs- pasta, bread, all that good stuff. So, I…

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Twice Baked Scalloped Potatoes

Always say yes to a brunch that includes scalloped potatoes, especially twice baked scalloped potatoes. Really anything with a combo of cheesy potatoes, cubed ham and cream sauce would make a perfect addition to not only an Easter brunch, but any meal any time of day. I made these to go along with a big…

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Noodle Kugel

Coming at you with another favorite Easter tradition- Noodle Kugel. Have you had this before? It’s one of the only exceptions for dinner that tastes more like a dessert. Kind of like savory crepes. I have such nostalgia for this dish. My mom has been making noodle kugel for many Easters now, and I thought…

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Banana Cake with Browned Butter Frosting

It’s happening. Easter is coming. While everyone else is getting pumped about carrot cake, I’m over here dying over my favorite Easter tradition- banana cake. Not just plain banana cake, but banana cake with a light browned butter frosting. This was my grandma’s original recipe which she passed down in her cookbook- All’s Well That…

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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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Morning Glory Muffins

Morning glory muffins are made with a little bit of everything- whole wheat flour, shredded carrots, apples, raisins, coconut, and walnuts. But despite their long list of ingredients, they are very easy to make. The most time consuming part is shredding a couple of carrots, but there are ways around that. If you have a…

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Blackberry Upside Down Cake

I think it’s best to always keep a fresh cake on your counter for special occasions. You know, like Tuesdays. It’s no secret that I loaded up with fresh blackberries from the yard last summer and froze them for whenever I had a moment of gotta-make-something-with-fresh-fruit in the middle of winter. Like when I made…

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Cheesy Pesto Pasta

Spring has sprung, and we’re starting to crave lighter meals with bright, fresh ingredients. I was in the mood for a bowl of cheesy pesto pasta flavored with some grape tomatoes and garlic today. It’s amazing how 1 can of pesto can dress up a whole bowl of noodles. This recipe is about as simple as…

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