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Healthier Chocolate Snack Cake

This decadent dessert is made with wholesome ingredients. Healthier chocolate snack cake is rich, moist and topped with a silky ganache! You can eat healthy and have your dessert too…

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Mango Pineapple Smoothie

Fall in love with the tropical taste of this refreshingly delicious Mango Pineapple Smoothie. It whips up with frozen fruit in minutes!! Healthy Breakfast Fruit Pizza or a jar of…

Total Time: 8 minutes

Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

You’d never guess that these thick, chewy and totally irresistible coconut oil chocolate chip cookies are completely dairy free! Dairy Free Brownies, Gingerbread Muffins, and Coconut Oil Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars are…

Total Time: 25 minutes
5 from 5 votes

Buttermilk Syrup

Homemade buttermilk syrup really takes breakfast up a notch. You will be surprised at how easily it comes together! Buttermilk syrup isn’t just amazing on pancakes and waffles! Try pouring…

Favorite Instant Pot Recipes

Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Warm and comforting instant pot chicken noodle soup is ready to warm your soul in just 25 minutes! It’s home-cooked perfection. Serve up this delicious instant pot chicken noodle soup…

Total Time: 25 minutes
4.75 from 4 votes

Instant Pot Tomato Soup

Savory Instant Pot Tomato Soup is thick, creamy & delicious. It’s an easy and comforting family meal perfect for any night of the week. Instant Pot Smoked Sausage And Lentil…

Total Time: 45 minutes
5 from 4 votes

Instant Pot Lasagna Soup

Instant Pot Lasagna Soup combines all of the amazing flavors of traditional lasagna, but is ready to eat in a fraction of the time.  There’s hardly a better combination than…

Total Time: 28 minutes
5 from 3 votes

Instant Pot Lentil Soup

Hearty, nourishing, and flavorful Instant Pot Lentil Soup is comfort food at its best. It’s easy, satisfying, and only one pot to clean! If you love quick and easy soups…

Total Time: 18 minutes
5 from 3 votes

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Dinner Recipes

Spicy Zucchini Frittata

Spice up your day with this Spicy Zucchini Frittata! A light and delicious way to pack in the protein and the veggies! We love zucchini! So, we like to eat…

Total Time: 25 minutes
5 from 1 vote

Chicken Apple Walnut Salad

Flavorful chicken apple walnut salad is perfect for celebrating autumn’s apple harvest! It’s hearty, filling, and delicious. When you want a hearty salad for dinner, this Chicken Apple Walnut Salad…

Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 2 votes

Smoked Cheddar Fajita Quesadillas

Smoked Cheddar Fajita Quesadillas make the perfect appetizer, dinner, or snack. We’re sure your family will request them again and again! Hearty and filling Smoke Cheddar Fajita Quesadillas whip up…

Total Time: 30 minutes
5 from 7 votes

Ham Bone Soup

This tasty ham bone soup makes perfect use of a leftover ham hock. It’s hearty, delicious and sure to become a new family favorite! Warm, fresh rolls like Potato Rolls or Homemade…

Total Time: 18 hours 15 minutes
4.77 from 17 votes

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Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin French Toast

Total Time: 11 minutes
4.9 from 29 votes

Layered Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Bars

Total Time: 1 hour
4.75 from 24 votes

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Total Time: 30 minutes
4.89 from 26 votes

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
4.81 from 146 votes

Chicken and Hatch Chile Stew

I like to think of this warm & cozy chicken and hatch chile stew as the perfect rainy day meal! We’ve had a few cold spells over the past few weeks,…

Total Time: 1 hour
4.72 from 74 votes

Tuscan Lentil Soup

This hearty Tuscan Lentil Soup is packed full of veggies and protein. It’s a breeze to make and can easily feed a crowd! Hearty and flavorful Tuscan Lentil Soup is…

Total Time: 45 minutes
4.77 from 59 votes

Summer Corn and Zucchini Chowder

Put all of that fresh produce to good use in this summer corn and zucchini chowder. It’s thick, creamy and full of veggies! Soup isn’t the first thing I think of when it…

Total Time: 50 minutes
4.64 from 105 votes

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Salad + Side Recipes

The Best Buttermilk Cornbread

Total Time: 40 minutes
4.82 from 65 votes

1 Hour Cinnamon Rolls

Total Time: 1 hour
4.69 from 76 votes

Homemade Brownies

Total Time: 40 minutes
4.92 from 37 votes

Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup

Total Time: 45 minutes
4.81 from 146 votes