March 21st, 2016

101 Plus Recipes For Easter

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The Easter Bunny is sneaking up on us so fast this year.  Just one week to plan- time to get hopping!  We’ve updated our list of Easter Favorites to help make this your most egg-citing and delicious holiday ever!

 

Breakfast/Brunch

Pineapple Smoothie
Blueberry Agave Low-fat Smoothie
Orange Cream Smoothie
Raspberry Lemonade (if it’s nice outside)
Carrot Lemonade
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
Dutch Baby Minis
Lemon Souffle Pancakes
Cream Cheese Pancakes
Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast Cups

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March 17th, 2016

Dutch Baby (German Pancake) Minis

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Dutch Baby Pancake, Dutch Puff Pancake, German Pancake, Oven Pancake- no matter what you prefer to call this pancake, it’s one of my breakfast favorites. It’s light and airy with amazing buttery-crusty edges. This is a breakfast that is easy, but always provides the wow factor.

Mix the batter in the blender and pour it into a hot pan of melted butter – it’s that easy, and that good. Usually we bake one large pancake in the oven*, but I thought these Dutch Baby Minis would be a fun idea for Easter brunch.  By dividing the batter into muffin

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March 10th, 2016

St. Patrick’s Day Fun

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With only one week until St. Patrick’s Day – it’s time to plan for lots of fun for your lucky little leprechauns! Here’s a round up of all things green on Caramel Potatoes to bring good luck and lots of fun to your St. Patrick’s Day.

 

Lucky Lunch Box Collection of fee Printables for St. Patrick's Day

This Lucky Lunch Box Collection will be a big surprise for your kids.  Hint- be sure to slip a few magical kisses in your hubby’s pocket!

 

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You are My Lucky Charm Snack-Bag Tags and Gift Tags make for a simple and easy way to share some fun.

 

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Add this IRISH You

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March 4th, 2016

Mint Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake with Andes Mint Ganache

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The taste of mint and chocolate is hard to beat {well maybe peanut butter and chocolate – both are classics}.  This Mint Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake is filled with rich chocolate flavor highlighted by a mint cream cheese filling and a creamy ganache made with fresh cream, butter, sugar and Andes Mints- Amazing.  The beautiful green center makes it a perfect treat for St. Patrick’s day, Christmas – or let’s be honest; when do you ever need an excuse for a special minty-chocolate treat.

 

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If you are a fan of Mint and Chocolate together, be sure to

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February 25th, 2016

Oven Bacon

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I don’t know why it took me so long to come around to the idea of cooking bacon in my oven.  Old habits die hard I guess.  However, once I caught on to this approach to bacon, I’ve never turned back to the frying pan.  Oven bacon is faster, easier, and has a whole lot less mess to deal with.  It’s especially great when feeding a crowd!

 

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Oven Bacon

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, then lay the bacon on the parchment, making sure the bacon strips do not overlap.  

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