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Chocolate Avocado Green Smoothie

Chocolate Avocado Green Smoothie

  This deliciously rich and satisfying Chocolate Avocado Green Smoothie is packed with heart-healthy ingredients and makes you think you are having dessert instead of breakfast. The kids will insist you made them a milkshake and will ask for this again and again. I know there are still some of you out there who doubt … Read More »»

Mandarin Orange Sheet Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting

Mandarin Orange Sheet Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting

This Mandarin Orange Sheet Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting has the most delicious and satisfying texture you’ll ever want to experience in a cake. It’s light and airy and quite possibly will be the only cake you’ll make again and again. Ahhhh…sheet cake…why is it always just what I need to eat? If I’m being … Read More »»

Key Lime Caipiranhas

Key Lime Caipirinhas

Put down your margarita and give these Key Lime Caipirinhas a chance. After much tweaking, Brazil’s national cocktail never tasted so good. There’s nothing worse than a drink on a menu you have no idea how to pronounce. These Key Lime Caipirinhas might not be easy to say ((kai-purr-REEN-yah), but they are not a problem to … Read More »»

Potato Chip-Bisquick Oven Fried Chicken

Potato Chip-Bisquick Oven “Fried” Drumsticks

  These Potato Chip-Bisquick Oven “Fried” Drumsticks are crispy, crunchy and delicious without ever getting out the fryer. It’s delicious right out of the oven and throughout the week for leftovers. I have been working on trying to find the best ingredients it takes to make a crispy “oven fried” chicken and I think I’ve … Read More »»

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake

Strawberry-Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake

  I can’t think of a better party dessert! This Strawberry-Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake is a cinch to put together and don’t even get me started on the delicious factor. I can’t think of a better cake to celebrate a special birthday. My family is kind of obsessed with ice cream cakes. I don’t … Read More »»

Favorites From The Past

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Sticky Asian Chicken Spaghetti

  Does your family prefer spaghetti noodles over all other kinds? I mean, there are so many cute and functional pasta shapes out there, but I find myself serving the same, plain and classic noodles the most. My family doesn’t care about how well some noodles hold the sauce better or have a slipperier mouthfeel … Read More »»

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Butternut-Boursin-Bacon Soup

The weather has turned chilly and cold in Oregon. The mornings have been grey and foggy with misting rain. The afternoons are a mix of sun and clouds with an evening chill in the air. You can smell the burning fireplaces heating the homes in the country and the falling leaves are bright orange, yellow … Read More »»

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Lemon-Salt Body Scrub

The perfect invigorating body scrub to brush away dead skin. This Lemon-Salt Body Scrub is the perfect addition to brighten your day and skin. It’s time to slough off dry-winter skin with an invigorating homemade body scrub! This is an easy, all-natural and really, really inexpensive way to pamper yourself.  Not to mention this is … Read More »»

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