Recipe: Creamy Caramel Apple Dip

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Ingredients: 2 apples, thinly sliced 8 ounces cream cheese (I used Neufchatel cream cheese, which is basically low fat cream cheese) 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 jar caramel ice cream topping (or about 3/4 cup) 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: In a small bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar, caramel topping and vanilla.  Mix it good […]

Recipe: Apple Tartlet

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Ingredients: 2 apples, peeled, cored and chopped 1/8 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon dried Ginger (the recipe actually called for candied Ginger, but I only had dried Ginger) 1 tablespoon water 2 packages (15 each) mini phyllo dough shells (I found these in the freezer aisle) Directions: HEAT oven […]

Recipe: Apple, Cheese & Grapes Bites

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Ingredients: Apples, cut and cubed Grapes Cheese, cubed (I used mozzarella because that is what I had on hand) Toothpicks Directions:   Slide an apple, grape and piece of cheese on a toothpick and serve!

Recipe: Mini – Honey BBQ Meatloaf {Egg-Free}

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Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef (I used 80% lean meat) ½ cup seasoned bread crumbs 4 tablespoons worcestershire sauce (divided) 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard 1 cup favorite barbecue sauce (divided) 4 tablespoons honey ( divided) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Directions: In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, bread crumbs, […]

Recipe: Garlic Baked Shrimp

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Ingredients: 1 lb. shrimp, deveined and peeled – I used frozen shrimp I thawed because that was all I had 4 cloves garlic, minced – I used minced garlic 3 Tbsp. wine – I used Moscato, again that was what I had 1/4 cup melted butter 1/2 cup bread crumbs 2 Tbsp. parsley, dried or fresh […]

Recipe: Oreo Ice Cream Cake {Super Easy!}


First off I should say this recipe is for 2 cakes as honestly 1 was not enough for us!  If you only want to make one, then just halve the ingredients. Ingredients: 1 jar warmed hot fudge ice cream topping 1½ tubs (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed 1½ pkgs. JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding […]

Recipe: Hamburger Soup (from Pioneer Woman)

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Ingredients: 2 to 2.5 pounds Ground Beef 1 whole Large Onion, Diced 2 stalks Celery, Diced 3 cloves Garlic, Minced (I had actual Garlic on hand but I would have used jarred Minced Garlic if I didn’t) 1 can (14.5 Ounce) Can Diced Tomatoes 3 – 4 cups Beef Broth (I used a whole carton of Beef Broth – use […]

Recipe: Easy Oreo Cookie Balls

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Ingredients: 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1 pkg. OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 3 cups) 4 pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted or Almond Bark/White Chocolate Coating Optional:  Sprinkles Directions: MIX  cream cheese and cookie crumbs until well blended. SHAPE  into 1-inch balls. Put in refrigerator for 10 min if they are too soft. Dip balls […]

Recipe: Baked Donuts with Chocolate Glaze

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Baked Donuts with Chocolate Glaze Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 large egg (or egg replacer which is what I use since we have an egg allergy in the house) 1/2 cup buttermilk […]