Mini Lime Tarts Recipe

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Giving the perfect balance of tangy and sweet, today I'm sharing the recipe for these incredible mini lime tarts. Decadently refreshing, they consist of a buttery crust with a silky smooth citrus filling made with fresh lime juice, lime zest, egg yolks, and condensed milk, with swirls of fresh whipped cream on top.   These mini tarts are small enough to eat in one bite, but so … [Read more...]

Easy Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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When an Oreo just won't do - you stuff it inside a chocolate chip cookie and create gold! In today's Baby Gizmo's video, we show you how easy it is to make these little (okay, they aren't quite little!) gems. … [Read more...]

How to Make a Veggie Handbag and Shoes

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Even after becoming a mom and becoming swamped in homework, carpool and recitals, getting together with your girlfriends is a sanity-saver. It’s nice to dedicate a little time for a "Girls Night In" with girlfriends. Sending the husband and kids out for a few hours and organizing a little time to hang out, chat, sip some wine and just decompress is needed from time to time. … [Read more...]

Vanilla Wafer Chocolate Banana Bites Recipe

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Heading into summer means that I'm going to want to turn on the oven less and less as the weather heats up. Charlotte gets quite hot in the summer so I'll be looking for delicious cold snacks and desserts to keep things chill but yummy. One of my favorite summer desserts is chocolate covered bananas. I make a batch of bite-sizes treats and keep them in the freezer for those … [Read more...]

Grilled Cheese Rollups Recipe (VIDEO)

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Switching things up and making lunch fun isn't always easy in my house. I get in the same old peanut butter and jelly or quesadilla rut and my kids end up getting the same thing for lunch every day. It's not so bad during the school year because I can easily switch the snack in their brown bag lunch or have them buy lunch as a treat one day. The summer break is a whole new … [Read more...]

Crockpot Chicken Pot Pie Soup Recipe

Crockpot Chicken Pot Pie

It's been a long winter all over the country, so I'm guessing you are running low on dinner ideas to throw in the crockpot. If you aren't slow cooker obsessed, don't underestimate the power of this great tool. It makes dinner a breeze when you throw everything in one pot in the morning and return in the evening to a meal ready to serve.While things are warming up in … [Read more...]

Protein Pancakes

Protein Pancakes

Protein pancakes are a delicious way to start your morning and fuel up for your day. If you are watching what you eat, maybe even cutting back on carbs and sugars, protein pancakes are a wonderful, hearty breakfast that fills that need for a sweet, comforting (sugary) breakfast.These also make a great addition to your kids' morning meals or afternoon snack! They'll … [Read more...]

10 Best Super Bowl Appetizers

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Are you ready for Super Bowl Sunday? If you are trying to come up with a menu that will please your hungry party-goers, look no further. Here are the 10 Best Super Bowl Appetizers, sure to score a touchdown with even the toughest crowd. Gluten-Free Honey Balsamic BBQ Meatballs from Iowa Girl Eats Stuffed Pizza Rolls from Tablespoon Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites from Gal … [Read more...]

Stuffed Cabbage Soup Recipe

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In cooler weather I LOVE making anything in my crock pot. It becomes my best friend. I make all sorts of soups, stews, and chili. One of my absolute favorite dishes that my mom makes is stuffed cabbage. Mmm...cabbage, meat, rice, onions and a bit of salt…it must be the Polish in me. Well last year my mom stopped by, and instead of making stuffed cabbage (because seriously-it … [Read more...]

Crockpot Tortellini Sausage Soup (VIDEO)

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Autumn is in full swing which means that your slow cooker has probably made an appearance or two in your kitchen lately. With the weather turning cooler, a slow cooker (or as many people just call it a "Crockpot") is the perfect dinner appliance because it allows you to prepare dinner in the morning before the after school rush gets crazy and you can make some pretty awesome … [Read more...]

Super Healthy, Protein-Packed Breakfast Cookies

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My husband and I just ain’t got time for breakfast. He’s a grab-a-coffee-and-chug-it-on-the-way-to-work kinda guy. I’m a stay-at-home mom of three under 3, so nobody cares if I eat anything before nap time because they want their breakfast NOW.When I discovered the idea of breakfast cookies I was so super excited. Pinterest really comes through sometimes, folks. I have been … [Read more...]

Chocolate Lasagna

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This is the week that I've been looking forward to and dreading all summer. It's time for the kids to go back to school! Now, let me be clear that they NEED to go back. My 2nd and 4th grader have been getting crazy lately because their normal routine is all out of whack. They are ready to go back and I'm ready for them to go back. So, that is the part I've been looking forward … [Read more...]

How to Make Rice Krispie Pops (VIDEO)

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 Happy How-To Monday, everyone! Today, we have our Lil' Baby Gizmo Testers showing you how to make a quick, easy and yummy treat for the family. This is one of their favorite snacks after school and to take to parties. This past weekend was the perfect opportunity to whip up a batch for our going away party with our IL neighbors. They are sad that we are moving but I … [Read more...]

Pancakes, Waffles And French Toast Breakfasts

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It's Friday, the weekend is here! So let's look at some fun weekend breakfast ideas. Like warm, mouthwatering pancakes, crisp, buttery waffles, and ooey gooey French toast! Sure, you shouldn't eat these guys every single morning, but when cheat day rolls around, these are the delicious dessert-type recipes you're going to want to make!Cinnamon Roll French Toast From … [Read more...]

Creative Christmas Cupcake Ideas

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Am I the only one who lives in their kitchen during the holiday season? As soon as December is here, I feel like I'm constantly baking. There's parties, church events, family gatherings, and lots of baking to do for all my loved ones. One of my favorite things to bake are cupcakes! There are so many clever things you can do with cupcakes and today I wanted to share some … [Read more...]