Creamy Spinach Artichoke Macaroni and Cheese with Gouda

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Macaroni and Cheese with Goua

Spinach artichoke dip — that party favorite — meets creamy macaroni and cheese with Gouda in this easy, delicious recipe. Once upon a time in a far off place macaroni and cheese was a dinner staple created so often that I realized it was faster and better just to make it from scratch. Okay, so…

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Grilled Steak Bruschetta Tortellini (Quick Family Meals)

Steak Bruschetta Tortellini

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop and creation of a quick and easy recipe for Grilled Steak Bruschetta Tortellini has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Life as a family feels like a delicately arranged jigsaw puzzle. Scheduling…

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Caprese Sliders

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Looking for a quick and easy recipe with a fresh seasonal twist? If you love tomatoes, these Caprese Sliders are for you. With all I’ve been writing about back to school season, you’d think that I was among the parents who weaned their children off later bedtimes and sleeping-in weeks in advance so that they…

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Wraps

Chicken Cordon Bleu Wraps

Chicken, ham and cheese … this is one of those combinations that just gets me excited. And the addition of honey mustard? It makes this quick and easy recipe for Chicken Cordon Bleu Wraps just perfect. Ever since I made these wraps, Paige has been talking about them. These are one of the things she’s…

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Shrimp Salad Soft Tacos with Chile and Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Shrimp Soft Tacos Recipe

This quick and easy recipe for Shrimp Salad Soft Tacos with Chile and Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette recipe was created for Old El Paso. All opinions are my own. When I was in college, I had this vision of what I would be like as a grown up. I would live by the sea in a…

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Skinny Grilled Strawberry Banana Sundaes

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This quick and easy recipe for Skinny Grilled Strawberry Banana Sundaes is sponsored by Yoplait®. All opinions are my own. One summer when I was a teenager, we lived with my grandfather. We’d sold our house in a small New York city and were in the process of moving to the country. The town my…

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Barbecue Chicken and Veggie Rice Bowls for Lunchboxes (and Project A+)

Barbecue Chicken Vegetable Rice Bowl-2

Pack your children’s lunchboxes with tasty Barbecue Chicken and Veggie Rice Bowls that will keep their bellies happy and full. This quick and easy recipe is a family favorite. Truth is that usually I put a lot of thought into the lunches that I send to school with the kids. Paige likes sandwiches but gets excited…

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Picnic Pasta Salad

Picnic Pasta Salad

Pack up this perfect quick and easy recipe for Picnic Pasta Salad — an easy on-the-go meal. It’s great for brown bagged work and school lunches too. With August rapidly approaching, I feel like we have passed a major hurdle. We’ve made it through two big heatwaves, and I have managed to (knock on wood)…

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Grilled Chicken with Kale Salmoriglio Sauce

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Can you say “Winner, winner, chicken dinner?!? This quick and easy recipe for Grilled Chicken with Kale Salmoriglio Sauce is a step outside the ordinary — but oh, so delicious. As a food writer, I sometimes find myself falling down the rabbit hole of research. I dig into my whims, searching for the ingredient or…

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