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Beet Salad

This roasted beet salad is so easy to prepare. It is earthy, bright, and filled with complimenting flavors and textures! While this dish makes an amazing summer salad, because beets…

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

These classic white chocolate macadamia nut cookies are thick and chewy. They’re packed full of macadamia nuts and white chocolate, and topped with a sprinkle of sea salt. If you…

Total Time: 25 minutes

Chicken Kabobs

Mouth-watering chicken kabobs are marinated and caramelized to perfection. The smoky charred flavor is utterly delicious! Chicken kabobs are easy and look stunning. The fruit and veggies add a gorgeous…

Total Time: 4 hours 27 minutes

Instant Pot “Baked” Potatoes

These easy Instant Pot baked potatoes are light and fluffy with almost no effort at all. They turn out perfect every single time! Use this instant pot trick to make…

Total Time: 40 minutes
5 from 1 vote

Featured Holiday


Mini Lemon Cheesecakes

Easy mini lemon cheesecakes are bright, decadent, and creamy. They are the perfect balance of sweet and tart! These mini lemon cheesecakes are perfect for spring holidays, baby and bridal…

Total Time: 50 minutes
5 from 3 votes

Lemon Cream Pie

Heavenly lemon cream pie is silky smooth and extra creamy, complete with a graham cracker crust. It’s the perfect summer treat! It’s perfect for spring celebrations or summer BBQs. If…

Total Time: 4 hours 42 minutes
4.66 from 20 votes

Deviled Egg Salad Sandwiches

Two classic egg dishes in one! These tangy, creamy deviled egg salad sandwiches have the flavor of deviled eggs with the chunkiness of traditional egg salad. This is a dish…

Total Time: 30 minutes
5 from 7 votes

Orange Dinner Rolls

These orange dinner rolls are flavored with fresh orange zest and a hint of sugar. They’re shaped like crescent rolls and brushed with orange juice glaze. I’m partnering with Sur…

Total Time: 2 hours 50 minutes
4.84 from 6 votes

Favorite Soups

Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and Sour Soup is the perfect combination of spicy and savory. In all cases, the soup contains ingredients to make it both spicy and sour. Hot and sour soup…

Total Time: 30 minutes
5 from 1 vote

Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

This Cheesy Vegetable Chowder is thick, cheesy and loaded with all kinds of veggies. Even without meat, it’s hearty and plenty filling! We have a few entrees that make for…

Total Time: 45 minutes
4.92 from 12 votes

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Thick, creamy, and oh so cozy. A big bowl of this delicious chicken gnocchi soup is the perfect way to warm up on a chilly day! This is a popular…

Total Time: 35 minutes
4.88 from 8 votes

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

Easy, cheesy cauliflower soup is packed full of veggies and ready to go in just 45 minutes. This delicious soup will keep you warm all winter long! What makes this…

Total Time: 45 minutes
4.54 from 60 votes

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Dinner Recipes

Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup

Creamy sausage and tortellini soup is a bowl full of comfort! It’s loaded with veggies, sausage and cheese tortellini – plus it comes together in just 45 minutes! We love…

Total Time: 45 minutes
4.91 from 84 votes

Sausage, Pepper and Rice Skillet

Smoky kielbasa sizzled with sweet bell pepper, onions and garlic in vibrant tomato sauce. This quick and easy sausage, pepper and rice skillet is downright delicious! Today I’m sharing another…

Total Time: 30 minutes
4.75 from 77 votes

Chicken Paprika Egg Noodle Casserole

You won’t be able to resist diving into a big bowl of this chicken paprika egg noodle casserole. It’s made with No Yolks®– they’re cholesterol free, smooth, firm and delicious!…

Total Time: 55 minutes

Stromboli Recipe

This pepperoni, ham and ricotta Stromboli is easy and delicious! It’s perfect for a quick dinner or a game day appetizer. This recipe is so easy, it’s perfect for busy…

Total Time: 55 minutes
5 from 7 votes