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Valentine’s Caramels

Valentine’s Caramels

This is my favorite caramel recipe. It’s really easy, inexpensive to make and makes a great gift! I put a spin on these by adding heart shaped sprinkles for Valentine’s Day. How cute! You will need: -1/3 cup unsalted butter -1/2 heavy cream -3 tablespoons water -1/4 cup light or regular corn syrup -1 cup sugar -parchment paper(…)

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Tequila Soaked Watermelon

Tequila Soaked Watermelon

With the dog days of summer in full swing and watermelon at its peak, I wanted to share my new favorite (and super easy) snack: Tequila watermelon! You will need: -watermelon, cut into bite size chunks (I also added pineapple and mango to my mixture) -2 limes, juiced -1/4 cup sugar -3/4 cup water -1/2(…)

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No Bake Granola Bars

No Bake Granola Bars

These granola bars are so easy to customize. The nuts, raisins, coconut and peanut butter can be easily substituted for almond butter, chocolate chips, craisins, etc (or can be omitted all together). Get ready for some guilt free snacking! You will need: -1/2 cup honey -1/4 cup agave syrup -1 tsp vanilla extract -2 cups quick(…)

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Birthday Panna Cotta

Birthday Panna Cotta

It was my birthday last weekend so as a special birthday treat we tried making panna cotta for the first time. It’s easy and AMAZING. You will need: -2 tsp gelatin powder -2 tbsp cold water -2 cups heavy cream -3 tbsp sugar -1/2 vanilla bean pod -1 tsp white rum -1 pear -white chocolate,(…)

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Muffin Tin Eggs

Muffin Tin Eggs

We’ve gotten in to the habit of prepping breakfast for the week on Sundays. Usually it’s steel cut oats that I divide into 5 mason jars with fruit, almonds and cinnamon. This weekend we decided to make something with a bit more protein: scrambled eggs with sausage, onions, peppers and cheese. It’s very easy and perfect(…)

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Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese You will need: -8oz macaroni -2 cups shredded sharp cheddar (I recommend grating from a block of cheese rather than pre shredded, it seems to have more flavor) -1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese -3 cups milk -1/4 cup butter -2 1/2 tbs flour -2 tbs butter -1/2 cup bread crumbs -1 pinch(…)

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Crock Pot Baked Apples

Crock Pot Baked Apples

Fall is here! Which means it’s time for everything apple and pumpkin themed, my favorite! Here’s a quick and easy baked apple crock pot recipe we did recently, perfect for Sunday breakfast or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for dessert! You will need: -1/2 cup all-purpose flour -1/2 cup rolled oats -1/3 cup(…)

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