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Lovely Little Bits and Pieces

It’s time again for my monthly Bits & Pieces – a collection of random things I can’t help but share with you! 1. A couple of times a week, I get to snuggle this sweet baby girl all day long. Ya’ll, this is why food bloggers should not be trusted with yummy babies! 2. I… 

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Mapel Dijon Glazed Chicken - the perfect combination of sweet and tangy with just a little bit of heat.

Maple Dijon Glazed Chicken

I made this winner winner chicken dinner a few weeks ago on one of those crazy nights where I needed to have the boys at soccer practice at 4:30pm. I really love having everyone sit down together and try to make this a priority, but I never quite know what to do on those nights… 

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Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies - These sweet treats are made with white whole wheat flour, oats, and coconut oil, but you'd never know their healthy secret!

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Last week I shared a Whole Wheat Banana Bread Muffin recipe, made with a white whole wheat flour that I just used for the first time. Since I loved how those turned out, I decided to try it in a cookie recipe, and once I again I was not disappointed. These Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate… 

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Homemade Strawberry Shortcake - Slightly sweetened fluffy buttermilk biscuits with red ripe strawberries and freshly whipped cream!

Homemade Strawberry Shortcakes

It’s almost Spring, and I’m so happy to see strawberries again! Actually, they are in the grocery store year round, but now they are starting to actually TASTE like strawberries. Can I get an AMEN? And this means it’s time for some Homemade Strawberry Shortcake. How can I resist? Those little guys just hop in… 

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Creamy Pistachio Fruit Dip - so good and easy too! Only three simple ingredients.

Creamy Pistachio Fruit Dip

It’s Friday night, and I’m having a mommy retreat. It’s so wonderful, I can hardly stand it. I’m eating yummy food, taking in a movie, and just enjoying the sights all around me. Where did I go you ask? Pretty much my favorite place EVER.

Whole Wheat Toasted Coconut Banana Muffins - made with white whole wheat flour and coconut oil. So good!

Whole Wheat Toasted Coconut Banana Bread Muffins

Have you all tried baking with white whole wheat flour? At first, I thought that was an oxymoron. You know, like pretty ugly, paid volunteer, original copy… But turns out there really is a white whole wheat flour. And it’s not just in the processing, but an actual type of wheat that is lighter in… 

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Creamy Mac and Cheese With Bacon - the creamiest cheese sauce plus salty bits of bacon make this dish irresistible!

Creamy Mac and Cheese With Bacon

Just wanted to share this recipe with you real quick before I head out the door. This is a perfect weeknight dinner idea that you can have ready in a snap. I first saw this recipe on Chew Out Loud, {Go check out Amy’s blog – it’s so yummy! } and made a beeline to the fridge… 

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Toasted Coconut Chia Yogurt Fruit Parfait - layers of coconut yogurt, strawberries, oranges, and toasted coconut!

Toasted Coconut Chia Yogurt Fruit Parfait

This little fruit and chia yogurt parfait has won my heart over big time. I’m waaaaay late to the chia seed party but I’m okay with that. I like to see what foodie trends last longer than two minutes and then hop on the bandwagon, know what I’m saying? When I first saw chia seeds… 

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Spicy Chili Queso Made With Real Cheese-3

Chili Queso Made With Real Cheese

Greetings friends! Hope this week is treating you well. Coming at you with this Spicy Chili Queso made with actual, genuine, real cheese and not the kind that comes in a box and sits on a shelf. I was so excited to try this after Lindsay from Pinch of Yum posted it. I made it for… 

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25 Year Barrel-Aged Balsamic Vinegar

Lovely Little Bits & Pieces

It’s time again for my monthly bits and pieces, where I share a few random things I think you should know about! 1. Dear Mrs. Craftberrybush, please stop being so awesome. You make me want to be crafty too! 2. My mom gave me this bottle of aged balsamic vinegar for Christmas and it’s so good… 

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