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Easter Donut NestsEaster Donut Nests These fun little nests are easy to make and the bright colors make them a great party favor or a good addition to your centerpiece. Kids enjoy making them, too! My sons...

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Quick and Easy Avocado SauceQuick and Easy Avocado Sauce This tasty sauce is something you see everywhere in Guatemala. It is served on tortillas with roasted meat and appears at food stalls all over the country. I love it on...

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Chickpea Sandwich SpreadChickpea Sandwich Spread   Sandwiches can get so boring, especially when you eat them every single day. While my family doesn't eat a lot of them, since we have greatly reduced the amount...

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Egg White Corn FrittersEgg White Corn Fritters I made Eggs Benedict last night for dinner, so I had extra egg whites leftover. In my quest to turn the crazy amount of veggies and severe lack of grains or meat in my...

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Broccoli SaladBroccoli Salad I'm not a big fan of broccoli, but my husband and kids love it, so I do my best to make sure this healthy veggie hits the table at least once a week. While we often have...

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BLT OmeletBLT Omelet Omelets are great breakfasts and I've been making a lot of them since my husband was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. But this one? Well, this is different from your usual...

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The Best Bagel Breakfast SandwichThe Best Bagel Breakfast Sandwich When I was a kid, my dad used to take us out for breakfast, one at a time. One day, it was my turn and we went to a local golf course where they had a bagel breakfast...

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Quick and Easy Custard HeartsQuick and Easy Custard Hearts Looking for a last minute Valentine's Day ideas? This is a nice simple way to create a fun treat that your kids will love! It takes 5 minutes to whip up and even less...

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Simple Homemade BagelsSimple Homemade Bagels I love bagels, but they are next to impossible to find in Guatemala. So, I've taken to making my own. It can seem a bit daunting to attempt your own bagels, but this recipe...

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Easy Substitutes for Sparkling Wine Easy Substitutes for Sparkling Wine Cook with the taste and textures of sparkling wine, without the alcohol! The quest to bring great-quality, great-tasting, restaurant-style dishes to your family’s dinner...

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Quick and Easy Breakfasts
BLT Omelet

BLT Omelet

Omelets are great breakfasts and I've been making a lot of them since my husband was diagnosed with...
The Best Bagel Breakfast Sandwich

The Best Bagel Breakfast Sandwich

When I was a kid, my dad used to take us out for breakfast, one at a time. One day, it was my turn...
Simple Homemade Bagels

Simple Homemade Bagels

I love bagels, but they are next to impossible to find in Guatemala. So, I've taken to making my...
Cranberry Oat Muffins

Cranberry Oat Muffins

These muffins are delicious and have a delightful chewy texture, thanks to the oats. I originally...
Tortilla Omelet with Turkey Sausage Filling

Tortilla Omelet with Turkey Sausage Filling

Looking for a filling, yet healthy breakfast? This tortilla omelet fits the bill. It's based off...
Mouthwatering Desserts
Easter Donut Nests

Easter Donut Nests

These fun little nests are easy to make and the bright colors make them a great party favor or a...
Quick and Easy Custard Hearts

Quick and Easy Custard Hearts

Looking for a last minute Valentine's Day ideas? This is a nice simple way to create a fun treat...
Jello Monster Eyes

Jello Monster Eyes

This is a fun way to do a last minute Halloween treat. All you need for equipment is a mini donut...
Jello Sprinkle Bats

Jello Sprinkle Bats

Halloween is nearly upon us and if you are looking for something quick and easy (and last minute!)...
4th of July Cupcakes

4th of July Cupcakes

Just in time for the big day, these tasty cupcakes are ready to adorn your table. While we left the...
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Chickpea Sandwich Spread

Chickpea Sandwich Spread

  Sandwiches can get so boring, especially when you eat them every single day. While my family...
Egg White Corn Fritters

Egg White Corn Fritters

I made Eggs Benedict last night for dinner, so I had extra egg whites leftover. In my quest to turn...
Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Salad

I'm not a big fan of broccoli, but my husband and kids love it, so I do my best to make sure this...
Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream of Mushroom Soup

It's fall and that means it's time for heartier foods and soups. Here in Guatemala, it's the tail...
Chicken Vegetable Soup with Ramen Noodles

Chicken Vegetable Soup with Ramen Noodles

My kids LOVE ramen noodles, but while these college student lifesavers might taste good, they aren't...
Fast, Tasty Dinners
Chicken Veggie Stir-fry

Chicken Veggie Stir-fry

This easy stir-fry is something that anyone can whip up in a very short amount of time. Serve it...
Simple Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Simple Slow Cooker Beef Stew

I love my slow cooker. My old one gave up the ghost a while back, so I was without for some time....
Brussels Sprout Hash

Brussels Sprout Hash

While many people dislike Brussels sprouts, they have always been a favorite for me and a sign of...
Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Lemon Roasted Asparagus

This is the perfect Thanksgiving side dish. Asparagus is always a hit at my house and this version,...
Paprika Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower

Paprika Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower

This is a side dish that I made for Thanksgiving. Here in Guatemala, it can be tough to find Brussels...
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