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Bacon Wrapped Pineapple

I’ve made this so many times and every time I do someone *demands* the recipe. They really are that good…and in my opinion waaaay better than bacon wrapped *anything else*. I love them so much and could sit and eat a whole dish myself (I don’t, but definitely could). This recipe is from Allrecipes.com – one of my favourite recipe sites when I need something delicious 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cut into thirds 1 (20oz) can pineapple chunks in juice, drained…

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Pass the Guacamole

My favourite thing to eat while in Mexico and one of my favourite snacks of all time, Guacamole always hits the spot. There are so many different guacamole recipes, but this one is easily my favourite. Enjoy!!!!   4 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted, and mashed 1/4 fresh lemon juice 1/2 mixed dressing/mayonnaise/miracle whip 1/4 chopped onion {optional} 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp pepper 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced {optional} **This recipe freezes well (without tomatoes) so if…

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The Only Spinach Dip Recipe You Need

I have tasted so many different versions of Spinach Dip – and this one is still my favorite. 1 cup Sour Cream 1 cup Mayo/Miracle Whip dash garlic powder 1 medium minced onion 1 Knorr Vegetable Soup Mix 1 Package thawed, chopped, and drained spinach (squeeze in your hand to let out all the water). I usually use about 1/2 of the package instead of the entire thing. Mix together and refrigerate 1-2 hours. Take out insides of Round Sourdough Loaf…

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The Ultimate Taco Dip

A couple of months ago I couldn’t decide whether to make my usual taco dip or have a taco (I had leftover taco meat in the fridge)…so I decided to mix the two. And oh my heavens….the result was absolutely scrumptious and became a repeat *offender* in this house!!! I took it for a girly night and got rave reviews – it is seriously soooo good! My usual taco dip recipe – Layer: Refried Beans Guacamole Mixture of 2 parts…

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My Favourite Cheeseball Recipe of All Time

I know I’ve mentioned it before – but I’m a complete cheese addict. I really do think it just makes everything taste better. So when my sister in law made this cheeseball for Christmas several years ago, I was a little embarrassed how much I ate (good thing she brought a few of them). It is SO good…and a perfect little appetizer/snack to take to a get together…or on a plate surrounded by Wheat Thins {or my new favourite, Breton…

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Spinach Salad with Raspberry-Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

I’m a sucker for a good homemade salad dressing, and am always looking for a new recipe. This fits the bill completely. And soooo easy (they often are) and seriously scrumptious. For the salad: Spinach a bunch of fruit cut up into bite sized pieces (apples, grapes, mandarins, strawberries, raspberries, melon, etc.) sliced almonds or pecans (I like to sugar mine – equal parts margarine and sugar….melt and mix together in pan, add nuts and stir. watch carefully so they…

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Brooklyn’s Cookies are Better than Mine

I love having my kids help in the kitchen so any time they ask if they can make something or help me, I do everything I can to make it happen. Brooklyn wanted to make cookies this weekend so we pulled the margarine squares out Friday night to soften and when she woke up Saturday {AFTERNOON!! 115pm…haha}, it was the first thing she did. I grabbed the bag of chocolate chips and figured she would just follow the recipe on…

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Lasagna Soup

I saw a photo of Lasagna Soup on Pinterest about a week ago and it looked soooo yummy. I knew it was something I had to try. So I googled and compared a few recipes, deciding finally upon THIS one by Paula Deen!   Here is the recipe, with the changes I made 🙂 1 pound ground beef 1 onion, chopped (I used half) 1 green bell pepper, chopped (I used half an orange pepper) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1…

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The Most Delicious Chicken Enchiladas

For years I remembered having a delicious dinner at my aunt’s house but could never remember what it was except it was covered in cheese. Haha….memories of a cheese addict! 😉 And then I made Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas and I knew the circle had been complete.   4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (I used 3 and chopped them pretty small) 2 Tbsp oil 1 package southwest or Cajun seasoning or Fajita seasoning 1 small can green chilis or 1/2 cup salsa…

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Cream Puff Dessert – {Oh yes you should}

This recipe comes from my sister in law….it’s a huge family favorite as well as a favorite among our friends – or at least those lucky enough to have had it. LOL It’s seriously just a big cream puff *casserole* that is soooo easy and quick. And a perfect end to any meal. It’s delicious and full of flavor, but not heavy. Same recipe as the cream puffs: 1 cup water 1/2 cup butter (or margarine) 1 cup flour 4…

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