Salted Caramel Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars

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Let’s kick off Monday with something a little sinful, shall we? My husband just left for 10 days and I could use a cookie. With holiday baking and hustle-bustle in my rearview mirror, it’s been a slower month for me in the kitchen and...

Skinny Baked Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese

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I may not be a mama just yet, but I do know how stubborn little ones can be about getting their veggies! After all, I was one of them. Sure, I’d force down some kind of green for dinner every night – and sometimes,...

Salted Caramel Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

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I tell ya, it seems as if this little girl already knows her flavor pairings – She’s got me craving sweet and salty everything like it’s goin’ out of style! It’s a wonder that these made it to the girls’ night I brought them...

Smoked Sausage, Spinach and White Bean Soup

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When I’m lacking motivation with dinnertime meals, I do a little shopping. Not at the grocery store or farmer’s market, though. I put my thinking cap on and go shopping in my cabinets! What emerged recently was a stockpile of the usual – diced...

3-Ingredient S’mores Cookie Bites

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Hoooooly Moses was it cold in Chicago! I don’t know how you Midwesterners do it, but I definitely tip my cap to you. Or rather, my fuzzy-warm winter hat! I lived in that thing over the weekend. Snowy walks, museum strolls, cozy brunches and...

Crispy Chicken Salad with Apples and Bacon

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This weekend, we’re in Chicago to visit family, celebrate a wedding, and gorge ourselves silly on the Windy City’s best grub. Let’s just put it this way… the next three days probably won’t involve much salad! Truth is, I do love a good heap...

Pink Champagne Cupcakes

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Pop that bubbly (and have a glass for me) because IT’S A GIRL!!! Mark and I are so happy to be welcoming a little lady into our lives this spring! Already, we have drawers stuffed with tiny pink onesies and name ideas dancing around...

Hot Cheesy Spinach-Artichoke Dip

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Well, hello there! I hope you had a very happy holiday season and are looking forward to a fun New Year celebration… whether that means partying it up or puttering around in pajamas, trying to stay awake. I’ll be doing a little bit of...

No-Bake Oreo Truffles

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… And you thought Oreos couldn’t get any better?! Holy Moses. Three ingredients, under an hour of time, and a teensy bit of self control is all you need. Whether you go nuts with sprinkles like I did is up to you. I’m telling...

Easy Salted Caramel Sauce

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There’s been a little devil on my shoulder lately. It’s name? Salted caramel. My cravings lately have ranged from super sweet to sickly salty, and back again. So, why not satisfy both urges at once with a couple drips of decadent caramel on my...