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Garlic Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms

INGREDIENTS: (Makes 15) 15 mushrooms 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 tablespoons chopped garlic ½ tablespoon kosher salt ½ tablespoons freshly ground black pepper 8 ounces softened cream cheese ¼ cup Italian breadcrumbs ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese, divided 2 tablespoons chopped parsley Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Chopped parsley, to garnish   PREPARATION: 1. [...]read moreGarlic Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms

Caprese Bites with Pesto!

Looking for a refreshing appetizer to serve your guests this Summer? These are great for any backyard BBQ or cocktail party you’re planning to host! SO yummy and easy to make! INGREDIENTS 12 cherry tomatoes 4 oz. Mozzarella cheese (do not use fresh) 4 slices rustic bread (i.e. Italian) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup [...]read moreCaprese Bites with Pesto!

Broccoli Apple Salad

Kids Favorite Broccoli Apple Salad! Here is the recipe… INGREDIENTS: 2 medium – apple 4 cup, shredded or chopped – shredded veggies, bagged (such as broccoli slaw) 1/4 cup – poppy seed dressing, light (separate recipe below) 1/2 cup – cranberries, dried 1/4 cup – almonds, sliced DIRECTIONS: Dice apples and toss with broccoli slaw.  Mix in a [...]read moreBroccoli Apple Salad

Irish Potato Bites

Ingredients 20 Red potatoes , small (golf ball size) 1/2 c Corned beef 1/4 c Cheddar cheese , shredded 1 tbsp Butter , melted 1/8 tsp Salt Sour cream (optional) Instructions Fill a large pot with water and bring it to a boil. Add potatoes and boil until they are fork tender. Preheat oven to 400°F Once potatoes are cooked and have cooled cut each one in half [...]read moreIrish Potato Bites

Grown Up Mac & Cheese

Who said Mac & Cheese is just for kids?! Sometimes a recipe makes you go “Mmmmm”! This is one of them! This delicious “Grown Up” version of the classic cheesy treat we all know and love will leave you wanting more… INGREDIENTS: For The Smoked Gouda Cheese Sauce 4 tablespoons salted butter 4 tablespoons all [...]read moreGrown Up Mac & Cheese

Valentine’s Day Breakfast with Hearts and Roses from Health Starts in the Kitchen

All the supplies you’ll need for this cuteness overload are conveniently listed/linked in the recipe below. Valentine’s Day Breakfast with Heart Omelets & Bacon Roses This recipe is written to make 2 breakfasts. Ingredients Baked Heart Omelets avocado oil spray 4 silicone cupcake hearts 1/2cup finely diced omelet veggies(onion, pepper, mushroom, etc) 1tablespoon butter or [...]read moreValentine’s Day Breakfast with Hearts and Roses from Health Starts in the Kitchen

8 Healthy & Easy School Lunch Ideas

FIRST! SOME HELPFUL TIPS WHEN PACKING SCHOOL LUNCHES: PLAN AHEAD Make lunches ahead of time at night and portion off any dried snacks that keep well on Sundays for the rest of the week. MIX IT UP Include a variety so your child doesn’t get bored. Switch things up and pair different snacks, fruits, carbs [...]read more8 Healthy & Easy School Lunch Ideas

Easy Breakfast Quesadillas

Easy Breakfast Quesadillas INGREDIENTS: 6 eggs 1/4 cup milk, any kind Salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 green pepper, diced 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 6 slices bacon, cooked, drained, and roughly chopped 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided 6 large, soft tortilla shells INSTRUCTIONS: In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, milk, salt and pepper. [...]read moreEasy Breakfast Quesadillas

15 New Year’s Eve Snack for Kids!

15 New Years Eve Snacks for Kids For a healthy but awesome treat, make fruit rockets with grapes and berries. via Eats Amazing. Countdown with these yummy Oreo cookie clocks. If there is an Oreo involved, I’m in! via Pint-Sized Baker. These crescent dippers are easily shaped into the numbers of the new year. What a fun snack! via Pillsbury. [...]read more15 New Year’s Eve Snack for Kids!

Gingerbread & Berry Trifle

Gingerbread & Berry Trifle Dessert INGREDIENTS: 4 cups milk 1 cup white chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 8 egg yolks 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup cornflour 1/4 cup plain flour 1-1/4 cup thickened cream 1 ginger cake loaf or madeira cake, trimmed, thinly sliced 1/4 cup coffee liqueur or butterscotch schnapps (optional) [...]read moreGingerbread & Berry Trifle