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The Quickest And Easy Tex-Mex Meal Ever?

No Comments | Written on May 28, 2015 at 8:40 am , by

Admit it, you’ve been to one of those fast food Mexican chain restaurants when you’re in the mood for something spicy. Well guess what? These tacos are sure to put those other ones to shame, and you won’t believe how easy they are! With just a few simple ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, you can whip up this fantastic recipe with very little effort.

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Fresh And Zesty Crab Ceviche On Tortillas

No Comments | Written on May 27, 2015 at 8:38 am , by

The Spring and Summer months are the prime time for seafood, and ceviche is one of the best ways to enjoy the in-season treat. This fresh and zesty crab ceviche is served on some crunchy tortillas, which makes it a wonderful appetizer, light lunch, or side dish for your next get-together. You’ll just love the inspired flavors and bright colors in this easy summer recipe. Plus, you can use whatever seafood you’d like in this recipe and you’ll be set!

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Sumptuous Slow-Cooker French Onion Soup

No Comments | Written on May 26, 2015 at 12:16 pm , by

This sumptuous slow-cooker French onion soup is fantastic, and makes a great main course to enjoy during the week. Just throw everything into the crockpot in the morning, and come home to a delicious meal! You can even serve this in a bread bowl if you’re feeling indulgent, and it’ll make an absolutely delicious option for a weekday lunch. If you’re feeling like making this recipe even heartier, try adding some chicken or steak into the mix and enjoy!

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Memorial Day Leftover Idea: Pulled BBQ Root Beer Chicken Sandwiches

No Comments | Written on May 25, 2015 at 8:15 pm , by

Are you looking for an easy recipe that uses the leftover chicken from your Memorial Day BBQ? Well, look no further than these pulled chicken sandwiches. Put that leftover grilled chicken to good use, and whip up something absolutely fantastic for your next meal! Start the week off in style with this flavorful chicken recipe that takes very little effort. It tastes absolutely delicious!

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Healthy Baked Bowtie Pasta With Roasted Tomatoes And Chicken

No Comments | Written on May 22, 2015 at 8:41 am , by

This healthy baked ziti with roasted tomatoes is fantastic, and makes a great summer pasta to serve to your guests. Plus, you can add whatever fresh herbs you’d like to the mix and enjoy. Top with a sprinkling of freshly grated Parmesan for even more flavor. This can be a great side dish to enjoy with some easy barbecued foods, but is also wonderful as a lighter main course.

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Absolutely Perfect Pan-Roasted Lemon Marinated Chicken

No Comments | Written on May 21, 2015 at 8:36 am , by

We just love a great citrus-flavored chicken recipe, and this pan-roasted lemon chicken is just fantastic. With bright and zesty flavors, it’s the perfect main course for you to serve at your outdoor garden parties.  Serve this recipe with some grilled zucchini and onions and a rice pilaf on the side, and you’ll just love it! Plus, the leftovers of this easy chicken recipe make perfect sandwiches. Just top with some hot peppers.

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Smooth And Creamy Simple One Pot Broccoli And Shrimp Risotto

No Comments | Written on May 20, 2015 at 9:09 am , by

We just love risotto, and we also love one pot recipes for Spring and Summer. Why spend all day slaving over pots and pans only to have to wash everything after finishing your meal? This smooth and creamy simple one pot risotto adds some broccoli and shrimp into the mix, which makes for a great combination and features the fresh flavors of the season. We recommend serving this recipe with some crusty homemade garlic bread and a sprinkling of fresh herbs.

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Sensational Sliced Eggplant Salad For Spring And Summer

No Comments | Written on May 19, 2015 at 2:22 pm , by

Easy side dishes have a reputation for being boring and flavorless. However, we’ve come up with a recipe that’s absolutely delicious, and perfect for all your entertaining during the warmer months! Serve this sliced eggplant salad alongside some freshly barbecued chicken, pork tenderloin, or heaping slab of ribs. It’s just so much fun to look at, and it’s even more enjoyable to eat! Plus, you can make this with whatever seasonal squash you happen to have on hand.

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Absolutely Fantastic Bean Barley Soup With Vegetables

No Comments | Written on May 18, 2015 at 9:29 am , by

Bean barley soup is a classic, and this easy recipe is a perfect way to show off all the tasty vegetables that are in season. This makes a great recipe to bring to potlucks in the Spring, and pairs wonderfully with whatever easy chicken dish you might be preparing. This soup is just chock full of health benefits and is a wonderful vegetarian alternative to chicken soup for when you’re sick, and can even be served in a bread bowl!

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The Most-Addicting Dark Chocolate Covered Raisins Ever

1 Comment | Written on May 15, 2015 at 8:46 am , by

Chocolate covered raisins are fantastic, but they can be so expensive to buy in the store. Little did we know they’re incredibly easy to make at home! Plus, they’re made with dark chocolate so you can reap all the antioxidants from this recipe. Serve it with a glass of red wine, and you’re probably gonna live forever. Just kidding, but seriously, these chocolate covered raisins are addicting.

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