April 16th, 2015

Crock Pot Balsamic Roast Beef

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I watched this recipe make the rounds on the internet and just knew I needed to try it, and I am so glad I did!  This roast beef is the easiest thing you will ever make and it is so incredibly good- it’s a regular at our house now.

Just put your roast in the crock pot, stir together a few ingredients, pour it over the top, and let the crock work it’s magic.  The end result is moist and flavorful beef that you can’t resist.

Serve it with potatoes and your usual sides, or our favorite is to toast

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April 7th, 2015

Lemon Brownies

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There’s no better way to celebrate Spring than with the taste of fresh lemon! These Lemon Brownies are so simple to make and have that burst of spring in them! Perfect for parties or a lazy weekend afternoon!

 

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Lemon Brownies

Ingredients

3/4 C flour 3/4 C sugar 1/4 t salt 1 stick butter, soft 2 eggs 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray an 8 x 8 pan or line with parchment paper.

Use your electric mixer to combine the flour, sugar and salt.  Mix in the softened

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April 1st, 2015

Carrot Souffle

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Hopefully you still have room on your Easter Menu for this Carrot Souffle.  It’s a simple dish that has a warm, custard flavor to really make the carrots pop!  It’s a little sweet, so it could go perfectly with your brunch or dinner menu.  I love it warm out of the oven, but the leftovers are great right from the frig, so serve it hot or cold.

 

Carrot Souffle

 

 

Carrot Souffle

Ingredients

1 pound carrots, peeled, steamed until soft, mashed
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 eggs, lightly beaten

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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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