30 Minute Meals · Make Ahead · Party Ideas · Poultry · Recipes

Pesto Chicken Salad Croissants

I hope everyone had a wonderful Fourth of July! It was hot and sticky here in the good ol’ midwest. We survived the heat by staying in the shade with watermelon, popsicles, and lots of cold water as we waited for the big show at dusk. Fireworks are always worth the wait in my opinion.… Continue reading Pesto Chicken Salad Croissants

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The BEST Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Break out the slow cooker to make INCREDIBLE shredded chicken! This is one of my go-to recipes when I need a hassle-free recipe that feeds a crowd (especially around the holidays). Throw a few ingredients into your slow cooker, set it, and forget it (do you remember those infomercials?) Then I usually whip up a quick… Continue reading The BEST Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Appetizers/Snacks · Party Ideas · Poultry · Recipes

Mini Chicken WonTacos

I’m pretty much a fan of mini anything.  Mini corn dogs, mini burgers, mini pizzas, mini cheesecakes, mini chocolate chips, etc. etc.   I admit, I’m the person near the food table at parties, happily talking in between handfuls of bite-sized foods. Mini tacos in wonton shells make tiny crispy, crunchy, spicy, Mexicany, chickeny, cheesy, tasty (yep,… Continue reading Mini Chicken WonTacos

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Low-Fat Couscous Salad {Vegan}

This is my new favorite, quick and easy snack or side dish.  This couscous salad is packed with bright flavors from the lemon, basil and fresh vegetables.  It’s also light and refreshing, perfect for these warm days ahead of us.  Plus it keeps for awhile, so you can prepare it ahead of time for parties.… Continue reading Low-Fat Couscous Salad {Vegan}

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Homemade BBQ Potato Chips and 6 Ways to Seduce Me

6 Way to Seduce Me: 1.  Bacon 2.  Avocado 3.  Dark Chocolate 4.  Potatoes 5.  Pizza 6.  All of the Above Most girls like flowers.  I like food.  Bring any combination of these foods to me and I am yours.  Forever.  Or at least until I am hungry again. These homemade chips speak straight to… Continue reading Homemade BBQ Potato Chips and 6 Ways to Seduce Me

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Maple and Tamari Almonds

I have the Mister Rogers’ song, “Won’t you be my neighbor,” stuck in my head. Why?  Well, do I really need a reason?  Okay, I do have a reason.  Our friends recently moved into the neighborhood!  I wanted to do something special for them, modern JELL-O mold style (except without the mold).  Are you still… Continue reading Maple and Tamari Almonds