March 27th, 2015

Easter Favorites

 

The Easter Bunny seems to be sneaking up on us again this year – If you haven’t done it already, it’s time to make some plans.  To help you out, we’ve updated our menu ideas to make sure your Easter is absolutely delicious!

 

Breakfast/Brunch

Pineapple Smoothie
Blueberry Agave Low-fat Smoothie
Orange Cream Smoothie
Raspberry Lemonade (if it’s nice outside)
Ghiradelli Caramel Hot Chocolate (if it’s snowing outside)
Easy Jelly  Donut Holes
Buttermilk Biscuits
English Muffin Toasting Bread
Jam Butter
Glazed Coconut Bread
Bunny Bread
Crepes
Lemon Souffle Pancakes
Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Cups with Raspberry Syrup
French

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March 16th, 2015

Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread

 

This Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread is a little slice of heaven.  Seriously, pop a slice in the toasted and add some butter – mmm, good!  Or better yet, make French Toast for an amazing breakfast!  This bread is one of my husband’s favorite things – he loves to toast it and eat it with applesauce. Simple pleasures are the best.

 

Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread

 

This recipe is not hard; however be sure to allow yourself extra time to let it rise four times.  The results are so worth it.  The cinnamon filling is made with powered sugar, and combined with the

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March 13th, 2015

20 Pies to Celebrate Pie (or Pi) Day

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Since tomorrow is Pi Day  (3.14) or at our house Pie Day, we thought we’d round up a few irresistible pies to help you celebrate.  Having a hard time deciding which to choose?  May we suggest a Pie Day Party complete with an irresistible Pie Bar . . .  this celebration is sounding better and better!

By the way, did you realize that Pi Day this year is a once-in-a-century numerical phenomena: the date falls in sequential order of the first five digits of pi: 3/14/15.  All the more reason to celebrate!

 

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 Fudge Pie

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Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie

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March 9th, 2015

Hamburger Soup

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The past few weeks we’ve had an unusual amount of snow days here in Texas!  A perfect week to make a big batch of this Hamburger Soup.  I know Hamburger Soup may not seem like the most glamorous recipe, but believe me, it’s fast, it’s easy,  it’s healthy. and it’s so good – what more could you want?

My kids all love this soup, and ask for the recipe.  Hmmm….. since I didn’t really have one,  it was time to figure it out and pass it on.  The wonderful thing about this recipe, however, is there is no right or

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February 24th, 2015

Honey-Lime Glazed Salmon

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We absolutely love salmon at our house and I love trying new and different ways to prepare it.  When I saw this Honey-Lime Glazed Salmon I was hooked immediately by the Browned Butter Lime sauce.  This salmon is easy and fast and incredibly delicious.  It’s on our must repeat list!

 

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Honey-Lime Glazed Salmon

Ingredients

4 salmon filets
salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
4 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons olive oil
zest of 1 lime

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