Easy Hummus

Hummus is my go-to dip because it’s a real crowd pleaser.  A lot of people like it for so many reasons.  It’s gluten-free, vegetarian friendly, has no cholesterol, and it tastes amazing.  In other words, it’s likely healthier than a creamy, cheesy type of dip. The chick peas combined with the garlic flavor and a hint of lemon create an awesome taste.  If you use fresh garlic then you can enjoy it right after it’s been made…no wait time.  However, I find that if the garlic is not fresh then in order to maximize the flavors let the hummus set …

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Cheese Danish

Heaven.  Yup, one word to describe this delectable breakfast treat. You may remember from my Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake that my family and I are HUGE fans of Entenmann’s goodies, especially my dad.   My husband and I were planning a visit with my family I thought it was the perfect opportunity to bring them another baked goodie, reminiscent of the Entenmann’s line.  A cheese danish was the perfect choice. This cheese danish has the perfect cream cheese to pastry ratio.  The pastry dough is buttery and flaky, paired with an icing that is the ideal sweetness for a morning meal.  Are you starting to see …

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Chicken Fajitas

Have you ever gone to a Mexican restaurant and heard a waiter bringing a sizzling entree to someone else’s table?  You always have to look over to see who’s ordered the noisy, smokey, amazing smelling meal.  It looks ridiculously good and then you wish you had ordered that.  That’s me.     😉 I’ve brought that sizzling chicken fajita dish to the comfort of my own home.  This dish is simple and quick, and there are endless options for toppings.     🙂 Chicken Fajitas Recipe (About 4 servings) Ingredients: 1 pound of boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced into strips …

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Skinny Banana Blueberry Shake

I’m so excited about this Skinny Banana Blueberry Shake because it’s one of my best tasting shake creations!  I make shakes and smoothies often.  I don’t tend to follow recipes but instead I just throw a bunch of ingredients in the blender, usually whatever I have in the fridge.  Sometimes I have a winner and sometimes not so much. I love getting inspiration from my fellow food bloggers, family, friends, professional chefs, you name it.  Have you ever heard of Sally’s Baking Addiction?  Sally may have a baking addiction, but I have an addiction to seeing what Sally’s been up to.  I’ve only been a …

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal M&M Cookies

Happy Friday!  I was in the mood for baking cookies.  When am I not?  My husband and I LOVE cookies, whether it’s baking them or eating them (but mostly eating them).  No wonder why Cookie Monster was my favorite Sesame Street character when I was a kid.     😉 These Peanut Butter Oatmeal M&M cookies are packed with peanut butter flavor.  It makes sense since that’s why it’s part of the name.  These are perfect for all those peanut butter fans out there! Peanut Butter Oatmeal M&M Cookies Recipe (Makes about 34 cookies) Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 …

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