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Here’s How To Make The Viral TikTok Mac And Cheese That Everyone’s Talking About

Do you like macaroni and cheese? Yeah, me too. It is a weekly staple at our house. TikTok just blew my mind. Like, I’m talking, eyes wide and bugged out, mouth gaping open, blew my mind. I mean, that’s not anything new. I learn tips, tricks, and hacks from the social media giant on a …

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Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Bell Peppers Are The New Cooking Trend For Fall

Usually we carve pumpkins in the kitchen to turn into jack-o-lanterns but most recently, inspired chefs and hungry artists are carving bell peppers for Halloween. Similar to the color of pumpkins, orange and yellow bell peppers are best when carving a spooky face onto your main dish for dinner. Whether or not you prefer carving …

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Here Is A List Of The Famous Recipes Made On The Set Of ‘Friends’ And How To Make Them

Why is it that every time a meal is made in a movie or on a television series, there is a sudden urge to make the exact recipe? If you’re a loyal fan of the hit television show ‘Friends” you should know that Monica loved to cook, in fact she was head chef for consecutive …

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‘Corn Ribs’ Are The New Hot Food Trend And I’m Drooling Just Looking At Them

You know the foods good when your family is sitting down and absolutely no one is talking, simply because everyone is worrying about who is going to get the last piece of pie, or rib for this matter. Ribs are amazing to eat when you’re craving a savory meal and ready to get down and …

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This Viral TikTok Tortilla Hack That Makes Perfectly Wrapped Sandwiches Is Everything

I’m going to be honest, I’ve never really had a problem wrapping up a tortilla sandwich. You just stuff all the stuff in the middle, and roll it up, right? BUT, when I saw this awesome viral TikTok hack for a tortilla wrapped sandwich, I was immediately intrigued. @hussnnour #foodlover #اكسبلور #fypシforyoupage #lefeli_sandwich ♬ original …

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How To Make Super Simple Macaroni Casserole You Can Eat Anytime Of Year

My grandmother used to make this macaroni dish for EVERY SINGLE holiday that the whole family celebrated together. I have tweaked it over the years, and it has only improved in flavor. My kids actually beg for this dish, and they don’t eat ANYTHING!! The green chiles and the garlic clove are my secret additions, …

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How To Make A Simple Butternut Squash Soup That You Will Love

This recipe looks involved, because I talk alot. It’s really super easy, and it makes the BEST butternut squash soup on the planet. The adobo sauce gives it a little kick of smoke and spice, and it’s technically healthy, because of the veggies! Just make it. Just once. You will be hooked!! Ingredients 5 Big …

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Just Because You’re Trapped At Home Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Make Lunch Fun

This is a wacky year for going back to school, is it not? So many of us are STILL stuck at home, doing this whole remote learning thing AGAIN. BUT, there is ONE thing that will make the day fun — a light in an otherwise dreary school day! Just because you are STUCK at …

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15 Quick and Easy Air Fryer Recipes To Make So You Don’t Have To Heat Up The Kitchen

Why didn’t y’all tell me about this sooner? I just dipped my feet into the Air Fryer world, and I’m never going back. I have owned my Air Fryer for 8 days, and have, legit, used it at least twice a day. I haven’t even turned on my oven or my stove. I will admit. …

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15 Quick and Easy Instant Pot Recipes To Make So You Don’t Have To Heat Up The House

There are just times you want to make a delicious meal that tastes like you spent hours baking it in the kitchen. You know, that fall-off-the-bone meat that makes you drool. But, who wants to heat up the whole house by using the kitchen stove during the summer!! Our electric bills are already insane during …

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Starbucks Just Launched A Chicken And Hummus Protein Box And I Can’t Wait To Try It

Starbucks food is fan-freaking-tastic. I have always been a fan. But this new protein box has be super excited! According to Starbucks, this includes: Tender and juicy sous vide grilled chicken breast paired with roasted red pepper hummus and naan bread, accompanied with baby carrots and snap peas—a whole lot of protein to get you …

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Simple Snacks And Meals To Feed Picky Eaters When They Are Stuck Inside

There is no child on EARTH more picky an eater than either one of my children. I’ve had to adapt, and become quite excellent at sourcing meals and snacks that my kids will actually put in their mouths. I am here, today, to share my knowledge of food with you that will actually satisfy a …

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Easiest Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup on the Planet

When I get sick or my kids are sick, I always want soup. And this is the Easiest Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup on the Planet. It’ll knock your socks off with flavor, but still be the best thing mom ever served when you just need something awesome. Ultimate comfort food, indeed. Easiest Homemade Chicken Noodle …

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26 Awesome Avocado Recipes I’m DYING to Try

For some of you, you already know I have a long-time love affair with the avocado. For others, this is your first introduction. But these 26 Awesome Avocado Recipes I’m DYING to try will definitely bring you onboard with this love and take you to new heights. 26 Awesome Avocado Recipes I’m DYING to Try …

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20 Outrageously Yummy Paninis that Will Make Your Lunch Fabulous

There’s a reason I got a Panini machine (panini-maker?). Paninis are fantastic. And these are 20 Outrageously Yummy Paninis that Will Make Your Lunch Fabulous. Because, some days, you just need a fabulous lunch. 20 Outrageously Yummy Paninis that Will Make Your Lunch Fabulous And, if you can’t find a new favorite sandwich in these …

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22 Cool Ways to Make a Hot Dog Your Favorite Meal

I’m going to be deadly honest. I didn’t always like hot dogs. But these 22 Wildly Cool Hot Dog Recipes to Make Your Mouth Water are decidedly the best way to make hot dogs your new favorite meal. And, I tell you what, I’m seriously considering making this my go-to list for all my summer …

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24 Freaking Awesome Grilled Cheese Sandwiches to Die For

I can’t stop myself. When it comes right down to it, I’m a sucker for the world’s most perfect comfort food. And these 24 grilled cheese recipes are to die for. Literally, every single one of them is on my “gotta try” list. Too bad I can’t sit down and sample them all in one …

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Roma Zucchini and Pasta Soup ~ Summer Soup At Its Finest

This hearty soup, which can be considered more of a stew for its thick chunks of vegetable goodness, is a big crowd pleaser, which is good since you’ll be making a whole lot to share. Chock-filled with vegetables, complex grains and proteins, this is a healthy meal that can be frozen and reheated for days, …

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Tricked-Out Spicy Beef Ramen Noodle Soup

I’m going to be honest, there’s a bit of magic that happens somewhere between mixing broth, noodles and a handful of spices to make this amazing Tricked-Out Spicy Miso Beef Ramen Noodle Soup. Not kidding, I’m a little in love with making this Tricked-Out Spicy Beef Ramen Noodle Soup. But don’t be jealous. Just get …

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PB&J Sushi is the Perfect Packed School Lunch

Okay, so I have the perfect lunch container… and I had it sitting on the counter… My daughter’s babysitter flipped out. Her exact words were “This is the best thing ever to pack lunch in. It keeps everything cool, it snaps together and it holds the perfect amount of food.” From a babysitter who usually …

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The Secret To Make-Ahead Sandwiches That Taste Good

  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Boar’s Head. All opinions are 100% mine. Every morning before I take the kiddo school I have to make lunch. And every morning before school I accidentally oversleep and leave myself approximately sixteen seconds to do this. Which means that I have perfected …

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I’ve Been Using Chopsticks All Wrong (And So Have You!)

One of the biggest accomplishments of my adult life was learning how to use chopsticks. Not even a lie. It was on par with learning how to whistle or how to well, whistling is really the biggest shame. One of those things that people never want to admit that they just don’t know how to …

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25 Mouth-Watering Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Remember when you were a kid and you could practically live on grilled cheese? Remember those days off school where mom would make soup and grilled cheese and the only thing left would be the crust? When did we grow up? When did grilled cheese fall off the menu? These 25 mouth-watering gourmet grilled cheese …

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25 Tasty Turkey Recipes Your Family Will Gobble Up Year Round

When we think ‘turkey day’ most of us think Thanksgiving. But turkey’s amazing for us and should be eaten year round. Not only is it a leaner meat, but it’s versatile and tastes great in everything from sandwiches to meatloafs to pot pies and beyond. So throw those thoughts of Thanksgiving out the window and …

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Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pinwheels Are Your New Favorite Appetizer

There are two things I love. Bacon and cheddar. And when you mix them in with a little cream cheese and wrap them in a tortilla it’s like they come to life. Okay, maybe it’s not as dramatic as all that, but it does make a damn fine Bacon Cheddar Pinwheel. These Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels are …

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Unbelievably Amazing Panko-Covered Asparagus Fries

Potatoes were SO last century. And french fries? Blech! Between the sluggish carb overload and the finger-coating grease, the only time you should want french fries is when you’re ten. Or at greasy burger joint in the middle of nowhere waiting on a tow-truck because your car blew a gasket. Beyond those two occasions french …

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3-Ingredient Instant Pot Barbecue Pulled Pork

Southern people know a lot of things for sure: it ain’t tea if it ain’t sweet, that store you’re looking for is down yonder as the crow flies, and really good barbecue takes a really long time to make. The truth is, while all those things are true, they aren’t absolute…especially that bbq bit. Want …

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25 Dinner Patties, Melts, And Savory Cakes, Oh My!

Patty cake, patty cake, bakers man, or, in this cake, fry it up in a skillet, man! Whether you’re talking crab cakes, or onion patties, veggie melts or something in between they all add up to the same thing: delicious, easy, homemade comfort food. And no matter what your taste, there is Something you and …

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Spring Has Sprung Mango Blueberry Smoothie

I love the spring, but probably for WAY different reasons then the rest of uns. For me, spring is all about the fresh fruits that are popping up at the grocery stores. I can smell spring in the air as I walk through the aisles: suddenly there are bright red strawberries, delicious raspberries, and of …

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Forget Onion Rings, These Onion Patties Are Going To ROCK YOUR WORLD!

I grew up in a family that fried everything. I’m talking fried fish, fried chicken, fried fritters. If it could be fried, we fried it. Maybe not the healthiest way to grow up, but definitely gave me an appreciate for State Fair food as an adult. Something else it gave me was an appreciate for …

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Sweet Treat: Strawberry Smoothie & Granola Parfait

I’m trying to eat healthier. Stop laughing, really! I am! But it’s hard…especially with all the delicious sweets that seem to surround me during my most vulnerable times. It’s okay, though, because I’m going to plan ahead with this super delicious Strawberry Smoothie & Granola Parfait! Strawberries are so great for you with all that …

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Yellow Ants On A Log Granola Bars

The seasons of being trapped inside during stormy, cold weather is upon us and kids are already starting to go a little stir crazy. “Can we go outside?” No. “Why?” It’s raining. “Please?” Because please makes it not rain, right? LOL! It’s okay, just because they’re stuck inside doesn’t mean you all can’t have a …

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Fruit and Granola Parfait

As a kid I remember visiting McDonald’s frequently for one particular item and it wasn’t for the french fries and chicken nuggets (although those are delicious). It was actually for their Fruit ‘N Yogurt Parfait. Unfortunately, I haven’t seen one of those in years so I decided to make a comeback with my own recipe. So …

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25 Ramen Recipes for the Bold {but cheap}

I’m so flip-floppily frugal sometimes, it’s ridiculous. I’ll spend $20 on an outfit for my daughter, but then refuse to buy a shirt for myself for $5. Dinner is the same thing–I’ll go out and eat a $50 meal with the family, but if I’m cooking at home, I have this strange obsession with cooking …

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Bite Size Kabobs

When the school year starts, so does…Slumber Party Season! At my house that means a half dozen little girls running around, wearing mud masks, and raiding the refrigerator for snacks. Don’t worry girls, I’ve got you covered. These Peanut Butter and Jelly Bite Size Kabobs are not only super duper cute they’re also practically made …

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Toasted Tuna Salad Sandwich – Fast Food Done Right

Dear Parents: Summer is here and I’m guessing your little darlings are already starting to press buttons you didn’t even know you possess. Next time your kids are chanting, “We’re hungry! We want fast food!” reach for the cabinet instead of the car keys. That’s right, folks, a Toasted Tuna Salad Sandwich is fast food …

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Gluten Free Chicken Sausage Corndog

With kids getting out of school soon, I’m looking forward to all the summer slumber parties and the fun we’ll be having. Part of the fun of slumber parties is having great food for the kids to enjoy, so I planning on serving up these delicious, gluten-free Chicken Sausage Corndogs. What’s awesome about these is …

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25 Must Have Picnic Recipes

Summertime is built for picnics and these 25 Must Have Picnic Recipes will become your new picnic favorites. Sure, you probably usually pack sandwiches, and chips, soda, things like that…but have you ever tried packing muffuletta? Or how about  cheesecake in a jar, or maybe even (if you’re really wanting those sandwiches) the easiest quick …

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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Caramelized Bacon Vinaigrette

If you want healthy with a side of naughty, this Strawberry Spinach Salad with Caramelized Bacon Vinaigrette will rock your world. Fresh ingredients with a drizzle of sweet, salty bacon vinaigrette? Ah, yes please! What You Need To Make Strawberry Spinach Salad with Caramelized Bacon Vinaigrette: 1 bag baby spinach, washed 1 cup sliced strawberries …

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Vegan Red Cabbage, Orange, and Walnut Salad

Do me a favor…find a sitter, send your significant other to play with their friends, and make this Vegan Red Cabbage, Orange, and Walnut Salad for yourself…it’s delicious, nutritious, and the fresh flavors will remind you why it’s so important to take care of you, too. You deserve some down time. You deserve to treat …

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Grilled Cheese Caprese

Just because your kids want boring, crustless grilled cheese doesn’t mean you can’t play with your food! The following recipe for Grilled Cheese Caprese is Grilled Cheese done RIGHT! To Make Grilled Cheese Caprese You Need: 4 slices of bread (Italian is delicious with this!) 4 slices of mozzarella 1 tomato 1 bunch fresh basil olive …

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Healthy Baking with Homemade Breads, Biscuits and Scones

When I think about baking, cookies and cakes often come to mind. I’m exploring ways to eat healthier even with my baked goods. What I love about this collection of recipes is that they are all super easy to make. It’s totally awesome to get into Healthy Baking with Homemade Breads, Biscuits and Scones! Most can …

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26 Fabulously Spicy Slow Cooker Recipes

Whoo, wee! That’s totally the nerdy noise my dad makes when I serve something spicy. And with all the kinda bland foods that get served for the holidays, I’m looking for something spicy right now…26 Fabulously Spicy Slow Cooker Recipes, away! I’m ready to get out the peppers and spices. I want something hot and melt-my-tongue …

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