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Brown Sugar and Banana Muffins with Pecans

I found this recipe in an old Southern Living magazine and decided to make them for breakfast. It was a simple recipe to make and the muffins were moist, flavorful, and delicious! We all loved them, especially my kids....

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Spiced Pork Chops with Apple Chutney

I found this Cooking Light recipe recently and couldn’t wait to make it. I love fruit with pork and knew this recipe would be tasty and healthy. I adapted the recipe by cooking the chutney for much longer than...

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Green Beans with Bacon Balsamic Vinaigrette

I loved this recipe I found on Myrecipes.com courtesy of Cooking Light. The green beans were perfectly cooked, with a wonderful bacon and tangy balsamic vinaigrette. I served this side dish to friends that were over for dinner and...

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Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken Breasts

I found this recipe in the June Cooking Lightmagazine and couldn’t wait to make it. I adapted it a bit by adding red onion and pine nuts to the stuffing mixture. I loved the Mediterranean flavors stuffed into the...

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Grilled Tomatoes Tapenade

My friend Kyle made these skewers for us one evening and we all loved them. This recipe comes from Myrecipes.com courtesy of Coastal Living. The tomatoes have such a wonderful and sweet flavor when grilled while the white balsamic...

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Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

I highly recommend this recipe, but be warned, these scones are very addictive. We had a friend’s daughter staying with us for a few days so I decided to make breakfast extra special by making Tyler Florence’s blueberry scones....

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Coconut and Lime Sugar Cookies

We’ve had a busy week this week playing with friends, going to the zoo, playing at the park, going to the matinée, so today we decided to hang out at home and be mellow. Both of my kids asked...

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Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

I was craving pasta so I decided to make a mushroom and spinach lasagna. It was fairly easy to make, had very little clean up, and tasted fantastic. I usually love meat lasagna but the mushrooms were so hearty...

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Black Bean and Vegetable Quesadilla with Guacamole

I had a little bit of the black bean and vegetable mixture leftover from the Black Bean and Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Pepperso I decided to make a quesadilla using the mixture, some extra sharp cheddar cheese, and my new...

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Black Bean and Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Peppers

I had some poblano peppers to use up so I decided to stuff them with a mixture of black beans, vegetables, and cotija cheese. They turned out excellent! My husband and I both really, really loved this dinner. The...