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I hope you guys are enjoying my weekly menu planning posts. I’m excited about this coming week’s menu, probably because it contains pulled pork, mashed potatoes and homemade mac and cheese. What more could a girl want? Last week, I linked to a chicken lo mein recipe, you guys, YOU MUST MAKE IT IMMEDIATELY. I […]

gold star recipes, meals, menu planning

April 22, 2019

on the table

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First of all, the filling for French Silk Pie is gluten free, isn’t that wonderful news? But crust, that usually has gluten in it. I decided to alter this recipe to make it gluten free and let me tell you something…it’s not just gluten free, it’s AMAZING, delicious, full of flavor and a fine holder […]

gluten free, gold star recipes, sweets

April 19, 2019

Gluten Free French Silk Pie

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My Dad’s favorite cake in the world is carrot cake. He doesn’t feel strongly about a lot of things but good carrot cake, he feels strongly about carrot cake. Last year, we attended the Madrigal Dinner at the high school. The whole environment, the entertainment and the food was spectacular. They served carrot cake. My […]

gold star recipes, sweets

April 16, 2019

Carrot Cake Roll

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I just love this recipe. It’s so incredibly easy, doesn’t take a ton of ingredients, it’s made in your instant pot and can be used for so many things like chicken tacoschicken enchiladaschicken nachoschicken burritoschicken tostadaschicken tortilla soupchicken quesadillas Could you tell I was channeling my inner Bubba there? If you could tell, we’re obviously […]

dinner, gold star recipes, meals, menu planning, my own recipes

April 14, 2019

Shredded Chicken Tacos

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Many, many years ago, I tried guacamole. I liked it pretty well, enough to learn how to make it but I didn’t loooooove it. Fortunately, I rarely give up on food (it’s my best/worst trait) eating it again and again until finally, I fall in love. Like, I love it so much, I made it […]

gold star recipes, my own recipes

April 10, 2019

Guacamole

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  I’ve been talking about this recipe for so long, I love that I’m sharing it with you today. If you subscribe to my newsletter, you know that this recipe started with a big fat mistake and ended with the perfect biscuit. These gorgeous biscuits are soft and flaky, and not dry at all, the absolute […]

bread, gold star recipes, my own recipes

April 8, 2019

Buttermilk Biscuits

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Just about everyday, one of the kids will ask “Mom, what’s for dinner?” and every so often, I have to give the the dreaded answer… “Leftovers.” “ugh. whhhhyyyy?” “Because, we have 13 containers of food just waiting to be eaten and also, Mama needs a break!” “ok.” “But darling, I am making fresh bread. Maybe […]

bread, dinner, gold star recipes

March 27, 2019

but darling, there’s fresh bread

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Guys, I named this recipe “Potluck Brownies” because if you are going to a Potluck, this recipe will win. Is Potluck capitalized? Let me know. Not like “I WON THE WHOLE POTLUCK!” and you get a trophy for the win, although, I kinda think you would win that trophy with this recipe, but I chose […]

gold star recipes, home life, sweets

March 22, 2019

Potluck Brownies

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Homemade crescent rolls are a great introduction into working with bread. The outcome is a fluffy and buttery, melt in your mouth bread that doesn’t require butter smothered on it or really, a meal cooked along side it. (as we learned the other night when the kids discovered them. An hour before dinner.) The first […]

bread, dinner, gold star recipes, home life

March 18, 2019

will the Real Crescent Rolls please stand up?

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It’s meal plan day…this week is a bit more chaotic for us, so I’m planning for an easier week with simple recipes. Sunday – Garlic Butter Chicken and Potatoes Skillet (this recipe is OUTSTANDING. A wonderful kick, everyone, even the fussy one, loved it! Gluten free, too!) Monday – Homemade Pizza Tuesday – Pasta Fagioli […]

gold star recipes, home life, menu planning

March 17, 2019

on the table