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Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is one of my favorite easy dinners for spring and summer. I love that you can customize it to contain just what you want it to. I also love that is can be made ahead to make lunch and dinner easy. My kids love pasta salad. When I make it I often double the recipe and we eat it for lunch for several […]

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Broccoli Bacon Pasta Salad

This broccoli bacon pasta salad is an easy main dish salad that works great for lunch or dinner! This week has been crazy. Some really good things happened, mixed in with some bad and crazy things. It had been one of those weeks where it is just exhausting. Which explains why I have not posted since last Friday. I sent out my menu plan in […]

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Slow Cooked Cheater Refried Beans

Slow Cooked Cheater Refried Beans is a simple side dish that goes with just about any Mexican or Tex-Mex type meal. We eat a lot of Mexican food at our house. It is usually a quick and easy dinner that everyone loves. One of my favorite ways to serve it is to simply make some shredded Mexican meat, Mexican rice, chips, salsa, and other toppings […]

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Cornbread Cookies

All the flavors of cornbread in a cookie form. These cornbread cookies allow you to have cookies for dinner anytime you want! Cookies for dinner?! Yes, please! Sometimes you just need a big bowl of comfort food and a cookie. Because what could be better than a cookie for dinner. This recipe is my family’s new favorite way to eat cornbread. It is all the […]

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Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes and a Crock Pot Version

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes are my new favorite way to make mashed potatoes! They are easy and delicious! If you have an Instant Pot or electric pressure cooker, mashed potatoes are a must make. It makes mashed potatoes easy and perfect every time. If you don’t have an Instant Pot, skip this recipe, and make my crock pot mashed potatoes. It is the same basic recipe made […]

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Apple Chicken Salad

Apple Chicken Salad is so quick and easy to make and tastes great! This chicken apple salad is based on a salad I have had several times at a restaurant. I loved the salad and knew I had to recreate it at home. I came up with a simple dressing and salad that we love. You can use any kind of cooked chicken that you […]

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Triple Berry Chicken Almond Spinach Salad

Triple Berry Chicken Almond Spinach Salad is a simple main dish salad that is quick and easy to make! Earlier this month when I was visiting my parents in Oregon they had a heat wave. It was in the high 90’s, which is not really hot for some parts of the country, but for NW Oregon in June, it was a heat wave. Heat doesn’t really […]

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Twenty Simple Summer Salads

Salad is one of my favorite quick and easy summer meals. It is easy to make and simple to change up with what you have on hand or what is in season. Today I am sharing a few of my favorite salad recipes. Some are my recipes and some are from a few blogging friends. All of them are delicious! Bacon Cheeseburger Salad Pizza Salad […]

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Chicken Bacon Salad

Chicken Bacon Salad is a quick and easy dinner that my family loves! I think too often we complicate our food and meals. Meals can be quick and easy. They can also be healthy and homemade without using odd or expensive ingredients. Food doesn’t have to be time consuming and difficult to make. Some of the easiest meals I make are also some of our favorites. […]

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Triple Berry Spinach Salad

Triple Berry Spinach Salad is a quick and easy side dish perfect for summer! This time of year it seems so easy to come up with simple side dishes. There are so many fruits and vegetables available that are easy and healthy to use in salads like this. I recently made a simple spinach salad with blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries. It was delicious! I love […]

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