oven-baked cheesy veggie rice bowls

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Healthy and delicious! Make these ooey gooey, cheesy, bowls vegetarian, or add some grilled chicken or steak if you want the extra protein. They’re so easy and good! You can use whatever veggies you like. This time I made our dinner bowls with zucchini, green bell pepper, tomato, onion, and carrots. for 4 dinner bowls:…

snickerdoodle skookie {skillet cookie}

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A thick, moist snickerdoodle in a… wait for it… skillet! Have you ever made a skillet cookie? They’re sometimes called skookies, and they’re not only way easier to make than a batch of little cookies, they’re delicious! I love how they look when they emerge from the oven. So rustic and pretty. Just bring the…

seven layer taco dip tostadas

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I’m dreaming up all sorts of new recipes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, and I’m getting a head start on posting them so you can have a lot of yummy selections to choose from. As you know, tacos are a staple in our house and we always have the basic ingredients for them on hand.…

greeted by the sun ~ a scenes post

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A beautiful day spent at the dazzling Como Park & Conservatory. They’re currently hosting their Spring Flower Show, and after a long, lingering winter, the wild flourishes of flowers and blooms were a welcome sight. Pretty, pretty, pretty. All of the animals seemed to be lazy when we were visiting. And camera shy. It seems…

oatmeal cookie smoothie

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Who wouldn’t love to start their day with an oatmeal cookie for breakfast? This delicious smoothie includes all the flavors of the delicious cookie, but it’s healthier and includes much needed protein to get your day started out right. This delicious shake-like smoothie kept me full until lunch time and absolutely satisfied my sweet tooth.…