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Fresh Strawberry Lemonade

Its summertime and what says summer more than lemonade? And since we live in California, strawberries are a summertime staple (well, actually nearly all year here). One of my lovely neighbors dropped off a huge bag of lemons so of course,

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding in the crock pot

Came across a recipe during Thanksgiving that I was really wanting to try. Last night was the night. My friend had given us a loaf of a very grainy bread. It was delicious, but realistically we wouldn’t use it for

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Super easy crispy fried onions

I have a really easy way of doing crispy fried onions. My father in law (who is a chef) watched in horror as I made them. All you need is an onion, some oil & a stove. Well, technically you

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Dairy Free Chocolate Coconut Haystacks Recipe

I love coconut. I love chocolate. What could be better than a dairy free chocolate coconut haystacks recipe? How about a no-bake recipe that only requires a microwave or hot plate? Yep, that’s right, this recipe is perfect for a

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Moussaka Recipe: Eggplant, potatoes, meat & bechamel

When I went to Israel for the first time with my husband a few years ago, his grandma made me Moussaka. I absolutely fell in love with it! However, it is a very daunting dish and I never dared to

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Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Who doesn’t love a yummy warm breakfast in the morning? I know its always a big hit in our house. Since having our newest addition, my husband has been helping out and giving a bottle in the morning so I

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Zucchini Carrot Fritters

I saw a post on Pinterest the other day for zucchini fritters and I just hadn’t been able to get them out of my head. Unfortunately, the recipes that I could find weren’t as healthy as I’d like or seemed

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Crock pot Chicken Cacciatore

I’ve been working on a good chicken Cacciatore recipe for the crock pot for some time and by George, I’ve finally done it! Ingredients: 3 lbs chicken on the bone 1 cup chopped onion ½ cup chopped bell pepper 8-10

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Easy Broccoli turkey leftovers

Last week, I cooked a turkey… not for Thanksgiving, but because there were so many amazing sales on turkey I just couldn’t resist.  Anyways, needless to say, we had plenty of leftovers and I had to come up with some

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Make your own gravy

Making your own gravy is really easy, especially if you’re roasting a turkey or cooking a chicken in a crock pot.  You see the key is to have lots of fresh yummy stock.  This recipe uses the giblets, but if

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