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Broccoli & Cheddar Stuffed Chicken

We all know I'm predictable at this point and I ALWAYS say this meal is "so good" but it's true! And easy!!! There is very simple ingredients to use and the flavor is ... wait for it SO GOOD! Let's get started! Ingredients 4-5 boneless chicken thighs or breasts 1 1/2 cup broccoli florets, chopped… Continue reading Broccoli & Cheddar Stuffed Chicken

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Easy Beef Lo Mein

Y'all asked for more Chinese take-out inspired meals and here it is! With just a few simple ingredients you can this easy lo mein right at home! There's very little prep time and very simple ingredients! Let's get started! Ingredients 8 oz noodles (angel hair, fettuccini, egg noodles) 1 tsp sesame oil 1 cup beef broth 3 Tbsp soy… Continue reading Easy Beef Lo Mein

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Pretzel Coated Chicken Tenders & Honey Dijon Mustard

If I told y'all this would be such an easy dinner, with little prep time would you believe me? Well believe it! The biggest prep time is crushed the pretzels and getting the chicken coated. It's so simple! This meal is a fan favorite for adults and kiddos and would even serve as a great… Continue reading Pretzel Coated Chicken Tenders & Honey Dijon Mustard

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Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

How many soups can one person make in a winter season?? Let's find out! I'm on a roll with my favorite soups and this lemon chicken orzo is so easy to make! I'm giving you TWO versions! A quick easy version and an easy crockpot version Let's get started! Ingredients 8 cups chicken stock 3 large chicken… Continue reading Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

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Crockpot Ham with Honey Dijon Glaze

I love a good ham. Just like turkey, there are so many ideas you can do with the leftovers. I'm sharing an easy crockpot ham with my honey dijon glaze. This glaze just makes the ham. This is perfect for Christmas, Easter or just any dinner night. I like using a bone in ham so… Continue reading Crockpot Ham with Honey Dijon Glaze

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Christmas Entertaining

Entertaining is one of my favorite things to do! Especially now that the house is done. I love creating simple appetizers that are crowd pleasers. I'm doing a little Christmas game night with friends and have a little entertaining menu. Menu Grandma's Cheese Ball DIY Charcuterie Board Easy Shrimp Cocktail Roasted Brussels with Dijon Aioli… Continue reading Christmas Entertaining

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Crockpot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

Needing a soup you can literally dump all the ingredients into, let it cook and come home to deliciousness?? Look no further! I love this chicken and wild rice soup! Let's just get right down to business! 1 box of Rice A Roni long grain & wild rice with seasoning packet 1 pound chicken breasts 2… Continue reading Crockpot Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

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French Onion Chicken Casserole

Stop everything that you're doing, get to the store and grab yourself some chicken and onions. We're making a twist on the classic French onion soup with a chicken casserole. At this point I think you know what I'm going to say... IT'S SO GOOD! Let's get started! Ingredients 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 teaspoon… Continue reading French Onion Chicken Casserole

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Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream

Austin and I love vanilla ice cream. We're pretty much plain James around here, but good ol' vanilla is where it's at. I love using my Cuisinart ice cream maker for homemade ice cream. It is so easy to use! I went a little adventurous this time and crushed up some old fashioned toffee from… Continue reading Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream

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Christmas Brunch On The Ranch

I had another successful brunch on the ranch! This time a Christmas themed brunch complete with a hot cocoa bar. I have the menu listed below and kept the menu pretty simple! I took the easy route with my pancakes and used the complete buttermilk mix by Aunt Jemima. This is my go to mix… Continue reading Christmas Brunch On The Ranch

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Easy Breakfast Burritos You Can Freeze

I don't know about you but I'm the worst with eating breakfast, especially during the week! Unless it's something quick I can make, I'm usually running out the door and regretting my lack of breakfast by lunch. These easy breakfast burritos are quick and freezer friendly! So I can take one out of the freezer… Continue reading Easy Breakfast Burritos You Can Freeze

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Leftover Turkey & Rice Soup

Looking for recipes to use up all that delicious leftover turkey?! I love making turkey and rice soup! Perfect for these cold Wyoming days, especially when Austin's worked on the ranch all morning! Let's get started! Ingredients 2 cups shredded leftover turkey 1/2 yellow onion, diced 2 cups frozen mixed veggies 7 cups of chicken… Continue reading Leftover Turkey & Rice Soup

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Layered Broccoli Casserole

I'm taking my Mama's famous broccoli casserole and putting a major twist on it! This casserole is packed with flavor and y'all... you'll wanna lick the cheese sauce spoon. No time for talking, let's get to it! Ingredients 1 pound chicken, cooked and shredded. 1 cup cooked rice 1 can of cream of chicken soup… Continue reading Layered Broccoli Casserole

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Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

I made this on a whim with simple ingredients I already had in the kitchen. It's pretty easy to make hot chocolate without using the packets (no dis to the packets!) This hot chocolate is RICH and so dangerously good! You can even double the recipe, heck just triple it! Let's get started! Ingredients 1… Continue reading Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

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Four Generations of Appetizers

I can still remember sitting at my grandparents table while I patiently waited for my grandma to finish making my two favorite appetizers for Thanksgiving or Christmas. My grandmas stuffed celery and Rolly pollys were my favorite! I would steal them off of the plate as she made them and run away before she could… Continue reading Four Generations of Appetizers

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Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream

I loveeeee peppermint ice cream around the holidays! My family and I would stop at this little restaurant in my hometown in Lancaster, PA and get their fried chicken and peppermint milkshakes ever Friday night. When I moved out my mom gifted me an ice cream maker so I started making ice cream at home… Continue reading Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream

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Two Easy Ways To Make Pasta Sauce

Crushed Tomato Sauce 1 28oz can of crushed tomatoes 1 clove of garlic, minced Salt & pepper to taste 1 tbsp Italian seasonings Garlic salt 1 tsp olive oil * You can also use diced tomatoes or just regular canned tomato sauce if you do not like crushed tomatoes. ** The beauty with tomato sauce… Continue reading Two Easy Ways To Make Pasta Sauce

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Oven Baked Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan is one of my all time favorites. I've mentioned before about growing up outside of Philly and my parents would take my sister and I to the Italian Markets in Philly and y'all.... the authentic food, the cheese markets, the Italian coffee shops... pure foodie heaven This is a very simple meal to… Continue reading Oven Baked Chicken Parmesan

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Thanksgiving 2019 Dinner

It's our first thanksgiving on the ranch and I'm so excited to fill the kitchen with the wonderful smells of a turkey and all the fixings! Below is my thanksgiving menu complete with ingredients and directions along with links to side dishes I've already shared with y'all! HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I'm so thankful for you! Menu:… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2019 Dinner

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

I love a good broccoli soup and was craving some with some sharp cheddar cheese this past weekend. It's so good with some crusty bread and I even like to take my immersion blender to make it a little thick while leaving behind some of the bigger chunks of broccoli florets. This soup is so… Continue reading Broccoli Cheddar Soup