Homemade Peppermint Oreos + Blendtec Giveaway!

Homemade Peppermint Oreos - easy cake mix cookies with a yummy peppermint filling! They make a simple but unique holiday treat.

Homemade Peppermint Oreos – easy cake mix cookies with a yummy peppermint filling! They make a simple but unique holiday treat. Happy Turkey Day Eve!! Are you ready for the big day? I’m celebrating by sharing some yummy Homemade Peppermint Oreos over at Your Homebased Mom! For the last month, Leigh Anne from Your Homebased… 

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5 Quick & Easy Dinner Ideas

5 quick and easy (30 minute) weeknight meals that will make the whole family happy!

FIVE quick (30 minute) easy dinner ideas that will make the whole family happy! This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Alexia Foods. The opinions and text are all mine.  As a busy mom, I sometimes find it hard to get a decent meal on the table in time for dinner. On… 

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No Bake Pumpkin Pie

No Bake Pumpkin Pie - the easiest pumpkin pie that (obviously!) needs no oven time! Soft, creamy, simple and delicious!

No Bake Pumpkin Pie – the easiest pumpkin pie that (obviously!) needs no oven time. Soft, creamy, simple and delicious! This is the 2nd pie post EVER on my blog of almost THREE years!! (My first was Apple Hand Pies, yum). Why do I never post pie, you ask? Probably because they never photograph as pretty… 

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Stuffed Pepper Casserole + $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway!

Take those boring stuffed peppers to the next level by turning them into a stuffed pepper casserole! Everything good about stuffed bell peppers but in casserole form, using ground turkey, brown rice, bell peppers, spices and cheese, of course! Delicious, healthy and satisfying casserole dish.

Take those boring stuffed peppers to the next level by turning them into a stuffed pepper casserole! Plus your chance to win $100 gift card (below!) When I was a kid, my mom made stuffed bell peppers all the time. They’re one of my dad’s favorite dishes – he loves bell peppers. After I got… 

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Easy Homemade Cheesy Potatoes Au Gratin

Cheesy Potatoes au Gratin made with a homemade cheese sauce drizzled over thinly sliced potatoes and a layer of onions nestled in the middle. A great Thanksgiving recipe! Plus a full blog hop Thanksgiving menu to help plan your turkey day meal!

Potatoes au Gratin made with a homemade creamy cheese sauce drizzled over thinly sliced potatoes and a layer of onions nestled in the middle. Plus a full blog hop Thanksgiving menu below to help plan your turkey day meal! I can’t believe how quick time is flying by. In only two weeks’ time, it will be… 

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Quick & Easy Beef and Mushrooms

Quick & Easy Beef and Mushrooms recipe, cooked in one pot and in 15 minutes! Perfect comfort food dinner for a busy night, using only 3 ingredients.

Quick & Easy Beef and Mushrooms recipe, cooked in one pan and in 15 minutes! Perfect dinner for a busy night, using only 3 ingredients: beef, mushrooms and Imagine® Organic Culinary Simmer Sauces. What is it about dinnertime that makes me so tired? Oh, yeah. Cooking! Sometimes I get way too creative and decide to make these… 

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Split Pea Soup with Bacon & Parmesan Croutons

Split Pea Soup with Bacon and Homemade Parmesan Croutons! So flavorful and delicious!

Celebrating National Split Pea Soup Week with the most amazing Split Pea Soup with bacon and homemade parmesan croutons! This recipe post was created for The USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council. Happy National Split Pea Soup Week! Be honest, did you know it was National Split Pea Soup Week? Hmm? Yeah, I didn’t think so. That’s okay,… 

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Southwestern Corn Chowder

Quick & Easy Southwestern Corn Chowder made in one pot and in about 30 minutes! Comforting, filling and delicious!

Quick & Easy Southwestern Corn Chowder made in one pot and in about 30 minutes! Comforting, filling and delicious! It’s November! I can hardly believe it! It rained on Halloween and since then, has been sunny but cooler. It’s finally beginning to feel like fall. We don’t get the seasons here in Southern Cali but… 

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Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Muffins

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Muffins (with cranberry sauce inside, too- perfect fall breakfast!) topped with a brown sugar-nut topping. So moist & delicious!

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Muffins (with cranberry sauce inside, too – perfect fall breakfast!) topped with a brown sugar-nut topping. So moist & delicious! This recipe post was created as part of the NOW Foods Holiday Smart Swap Recipe Challenge. Last year for Thanksgiving, my family drove over to Utah to visit family. We shopped, snowboarded… 

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Lighter Baked Apple Donuts with Maple Glaze

These Baked Apple Donuts with Maple Glaze are seriously the best baked donuts ever! Moist, apple-spiced flavor dipped in the tastiest maple glaze known to man. And only 196 calories per donut!

These Baked Apple Donuts with Maple Glaze are seriously the best baked donuts ever! Moist, apple-spiced flavor dipped in the tastiest maple glaze known to man. And only 196 calories per donut! I have been patiently waiting. Waititng to share this very recipe with you. You know when you have a recipe at home that’s… 

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Quick & Easy Thai Coconut Chicken Curry

Quick & Easy Thai Coconut Chicken Curry - made in 10 minutes and all in one pan. Doesn't get much easier than that! #panwithaplan #imaginenation

Quick & Easy Thai Coconut Chicken Curry recipe made in 10 minutes and all in one pan! This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Imagine® Organic Culinary Simmer Sauces. Just imagine…dinner done in 10 minutes. Start to finish. In one pan. And imagine that one-pan dinner tasting delicious, all while being certified… 

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Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes + Giveaway!

Perfect single-size Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes full of soft, creamy, pumpkin yumminess and less than 160 calories per cheesecake! Best fall dessert yet!

Perfect single-size Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes full of soft, creamy, pumpkin yumminess and less than 160 calories per cheesecake! PLUS you could win one of 3 great gift choices – see below! Oh happy day! And happy Monday! I’m super excited because today is a special day. I’m taking my boys to a pumpkin patch with… 

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