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Chicken Tinga Tacos Recipe: Perfect for Dia Del Nino

One of my joys as a child, and still today, were the hours I spent learning to cook in my grandmothers kitchen. I still find myself dialing her number if there is ever an ingredient that stumps me or a recipe I can’t quite perfect. As I watched her bake cookies with …

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Dress Up Your Burger With This Tangy Burger Sauce Recipe

Did you know April is National Soyfoods Month? In celebration of the month, I was challenged to swap out a dairy or meat-based ingredients in one of my favorite recipes with a soy-based food. Now that spring has hit we have been doing a lot of grilling so it made sense for me …

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3 Ingredient, 3 Minute, No Bake Oreo Cream Pie Recipe

OREOS are one of those classic snack time treats aren’t they? I don’t know if its the smooth way they can be twisted apart, their easy danceability, or the creamy center but there has always been something fun about eating them and everyone has their own style. I prefer to …

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9 Awesome Breakfast Recipes With Oats
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9 Awesome Breakfast Recipes Made with Oats

It’s long been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While that may be true, it isn’t always the easiest meal of the day. I often find my breakfast menu stuck in a rut. It seems like we’re always eating the same variations of eggs, cereal …

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Two Easy, Make-Ahead Olive Appetizer Recipes

I’m always on the lookout for easy appetizer recipes, specifically those that can be made ahead. One of my favorite ingredients are Olives. They’re a must have on my pizza (with bacon!) and it turns out they’re featured in some really great appetizers too. Both my daughter and I enjoy …

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A Mango Chicken Curry Recipe Inspired From My Time in Malaysia

This post brought to you by Malaysia Kitchen for the World. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Surf and Sunshine. A couple of months ago I had the great pleasure of traveling to Malaysia for an unforgettable week. It was everything one desires out of a trip abroad. I …

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Easy Valentines Day Treats
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5 Easy Valentines Day Treats

When Maddilyn entered her first year of preschool, I was excited to bake treats for the Holidays. I had never been much of a baker but pinterest beckond with all of it’s sweet confections. Classroom treats were the perfect excuse to get baking, with a little left over for home too. …

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6 Delicious Homemade Trail Mix Recipes

The holidays are a busy time for everyone and I admit that today the craziness of it all got to me. I woke up late and had a million and one things to do before noon. Then it was going to be a 3 hour car ride across the state …

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Best Christmas cookie recipes to leave for Santa and his crew

He sees you when you’re sleeping..He knows when you’re awake..He knows if you’ve been bad or good..So be good for goodness sake! Santa Claus is coming to town in just 19 short days. The christmas list has been composed and send.The advent calendar is counting down and the tree is …

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No Ordinary Bird: Unusual Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes
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Best Wines to Pair with Thanksgiving Dinner

Wine can be a tricky pairing during Thanksgiving meals. There are so many flavors happening upon your pallet, from salty and savory turkey, to rich dressing, tart cranberries and sweet pies. It can seem impossible to find a wine that plays well with everything. Instead of committing to just one …

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