Recipes

Cheater Fried Ice Cream

Cheater Fried Ice Cream?  Fried ice cream without the fry, in minutes, and from ingredients already in your pantry. Sound too good to be true?  Well I’m going to make you a believer! We live a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG way from any…
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Slow Cooker Spanish Rice

Slow Cooker Spanish Rice– super delicious and SO easy!  What could be better?  There’s nothing quite like having a delicious meal ready for your family….without doing any work.  Yeah, right!   In your dreams, you say.  Well, not so fast, my…
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Oven Roasted Cauliflower

Have trouble appreciating this humble vegetable?  Enter:  Oven Roasted Cauliflower. This just might be the recipe that changes your mind forever, people!  I love Bountiful Baskets and all of its fresh goodness, especially in our rural area where the selection…
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Slow Cooker Chocolate Pudding Cake

Another slow cooker winner:  Chocolate Pudding Cake…and gluten free if you like! Now that we’ve established that I have a love affair with slow cookers, here’s to another winning recipe for you to make in yours:  A chocolate cake so…
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Applesauce Cake, slow cooker style!

Crockpot Applesauce Cake?  Amazing!  Delicious!  Easy! If you don’t already know it, I have previously openly professed my ever-burning love for a certain resident of our home.  It’s time to broadcast it even further!  Always dependable, night or day, rain…
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I spy… Avocado!

Orange Banana Avocado Smoothie

Hey!  There’s avocado in my smoothie, Mom!   At our house, the unassuming avocado gets neglected for three reasons:  Eldest Son, Middle Son and Youngest Son.  I sometimes wonder how on Earth they can even possess any of my genes!  Not…
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Forecast: Tropical Wintry Mix

Breakfast

Can we enjoy a tropical climate in Montana in December?  You bet! It’s not such a flummoxing thing as you might think, my child.  Come with me into my kitchen and I will show you a wondrous thing! But first,…
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