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Chicken Enchiladas

This is a recipe from my childhood.  My mom makes great enchiladas!  And these are the  BEST when you use left-over turkey from Thanksgiving.  This is a quick dinner if you already have some cooked chicken or a rotisserie chicken that you can shred and some precooked tortillas.  I love Tortillaland uncooked flour tortilla's.  You… Continue reading Chicken Enchiladas

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Fresh Peach Slush

Today's recipe is simply delicious.  It is a family favorite every fall.  If you have any peaches still, whip this up in a few minutes, freeze, then enjoy with your favorite lemon-lime soda! Ingredients: 4 C fresh peaches, peeled and quartered 2/3 C lemon juice 1 1/2 C sugar 3 C water Directions: Peel peaches,… Continue reading Fresh Peach Slush

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Peach Cobbler

Since I grew up for most of my life in Brigham City, Utah, I of course love peaches.  August and September are the best months of the year.  Eating the BEST fresh peaches every day makes me happy.  I never get sick of eating them.  I think they are the fruit of heaven.   Cobbler is… Continue reading Peach Cobbler

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Cinnamon Cookies

I renamed ginger snap cookies, cinnamon cookies so that my son Taylor, when he was little, would try these.  At the time he has just recently been diagnosed with food allergies/sensitivities (which he has outgrown! Yay!).  It's funny to me sometimes what we do to convince our kids to eat.  My kids are so picky… Continue reading Cinnamon Cookies

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Banana Bread

This is one of my favorite recipes!  When my son Taylor needed to eat egg-free as one of his food sensitivities, this was one of the recipes that easily adapted to flaxseed instead of eggs.  And we all actually like it better this way.  {It tastes great with eggs too though}  This was the recipe… Continue reading Banana Bread

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

This cake's recipe comes from one of my favorite cookbooks- You Made That Dessert?  I love it because the author's directions are so easy and straightforward.  My kids love this dessert.  They ask for it all the time.  It is goes very nicely with vanilla ice cream.  You can go to my Homemade Raspberry Ice… Continue reading Sour Cream Coffee Cake

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Simple Granola Bars

This is a favorite for school lunches.  My kids are SO picky it's crazy.  So our granola bars are super simple.  We also have nut sensitivities, so I don't add those, even though I LOVE nuts and would prefer them that way.  This is a basic recipe, so you can always sub out part of… Continue reading Simple Granola Bars

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The Best Marinade

I just love this recipe for Savory Marinade from Kalyns Kitchen!  It is simply my favorite for grilling chicken.  Check out their website for great photos! I have tiny alterations, which is just because that's what I usually have in my kitchen. 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts, I quarter my breasts-cut in half and then in… Continue reading The Best Marinade

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Munch Mix

Today's recipe is one of my most favorite things to bring to a party.  It makes a ton, and it's so pretty! Ingredients: 10 C corn or rice chex- or do both! 9 C popped popcorn- I use Skinny Pop because it's gluten free and there's hardly any kernels to get out. 4 C pretzel… Continue reading Munch Mix

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Homemade Salsa for Canning

As my garden veggies start to mature, I can't help but get excited about salsa!  This recipe is from a neighbor when I was living in Brigham City in my youth.  I love to smell this salsa cooking every Fall-except last Fall.  I had a baby instead.  So I'm really anxious to make some this… Continue reading Homemade Salsa for Canning