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Pasta with Peas and Ricotta features olive oil, butter, ziti, chicken broth, Ricotta, Parmesan, frozen peas, lemon, shallots and garlic.

Pasta with Peas and Ricotta

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Pasta with Peas and Ricotta is a quick and delicious meal. I have teamed up with some fellow Instagrammers for this post. The theme is pea recipes for spring. So, in light of that I decided to make Pasta with Peas and Ricotta. After deciding what I wanted to make I got on the internet to get some ideas and found a…

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Pan Fried Fish with Oranges and Pecans features white fish, shallots, white wine vinegar, orange juice, and butter. A quick, easy, and healthy dish.

Pan Fried Fish with Oranges and Pecans

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Pan Fried Fish with Oranges and Pecans is quick, healthy, and sure to impress! My husband, Lee, loves fish. So far, he has liked every way I have prepared it for him, and this Pan Fried Fish with Oranges and Pecans is a favorite. I am truly a lucky lady because Lee will eat anything I put in front of him.…

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Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans combine string beans, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and water to make a healthy, tasty, quick, and easy side dish.

Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans

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Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans is an easy, healthy, and tasty side dish! My favorite side dishes to make are like this Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans. This dish only requires a few ingredients, is inexpensive, is healthy, and is quick and easy. I love it when that happens! These green beans differ from the canned type…

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Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins have oats, cocoa, buttermilk, applesauce, and chocolate chips. They are chocolatey, moist, easy, and quick.

Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins

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Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins are moist and chocolate-y! These muffins! Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins are a great way to use those bananas that are too brown to eat. I adapted this recipe from my Pillsbury Healthy Baking Cookbook. I changed the original recipe a lot. The original didn’t have oats, and I love them (they are a superfood!) and…

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These Lemon Berry Puff Pastry Flowers use store bought pastry, cream cheese, sugar, lemon, vanilla, and fresh berries. So impressive, yet so easy!

Lemon Berry Puff Pastry

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This Lemon Berry Puff Pastry recipe is impressive, yet easy! These Lemon Berry Puff Pastry Flowers are flaky, cheesy, fruity , and so delicious! They actually don’t take that long to make either. I got the idea to make these when I saw the video on my facebook feed. I watched the video and learned how to make the flower…

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Spaghetti with Zucchini & Tomatoes combines pasta, ground beef, onions, tomato sauce, seasonings, zucchini, and tomatoes. It is fast and healthy.

Spaghetti with Zucchini & Tomatoes

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Spaghetti with Zucchini & Tomatoes is healthful, easy, and super fast! This Spaghetti with Zucchini & Tomatoes is not your momma’s spaghetti. The tomato sauce and Italian seasoning are traditional while the crushed red pepper gives it a kick. It has a small amount of lean ground beef, and the zucchini and tomatoes add nutrition. This dish can be whipped up in less…

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Ina Garten’s Baked Sweet Potato Fries

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Ina Garten’s Baked Sweet Potato Fries are easy, fast, and flavorful! These sweet potato fries are super simple and quick. Two of my favorite things! The brown sugar adds to their sweetness, while the salt and pepper give them a savory flavor. Baking these at a high temperature helps them to brown, leaving the delicious carmelization. The brown sugar also aids…

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Spicy Orange Beef is light and healthy. Fresh orange juice and soy sauce are the base for the sauce. Crushed red pepper gives it a kick. Serve over rice.

Spicy Orange Beef

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Spicy Orange Beef is healthy, easy, and fast! The beef is tender, the sauce is spicy and citrus-y. Spicy Orange Beef comes together so fast, you put the pot on for the rice and by the time the water boils and the rice cooks for 10 minutes, your all done and ready to sit down to a healthy and tasty meal. The…

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Lemon-Herb Roasted Chicken requires just a whole chicken, olive oil, lemon, herbs, garlic, salt and pepper, and is super easy and tastes delicious!

Lemon-Herb Roasted Chicken

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This Lemon-Herb Roasted Chicken is so juicy and flavorful, and provides that crispy skin we all love! This chicken would make the perfect Sunday dinner. I like getting the chicken ready, putting it in the oven and then preparing my side dishes. When I plan a meal like this I make side dishes that are cooked on top of the…

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These Fried Potatoes are tender and fluffy on the inside, crisp and flavorful on the outside. Easy and worth the time it takes to make them.

Fried Potatoes

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Another great “tater” recipe from my kitchen to yours! These Fried Potatoes are totally worth the time it takes to cook them. And, like most of my recipes, simple. Adding a little onion and garlic powder as well as salt and pepper give them great flavor. Control how these Fried Potatoes turn out by adjusting the time that they cook. Cook them…

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These Easy Cheesy Drop Biscuits are light and fluffy with a hint of garlic and topped with butter. The best part is how simple they are to make.

Easy Cheesy Drop Biscuits

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Easy Cheesy Drop Biscuits are light and fluffy with a hint of garlic and lots of cheesy goodness! There are times that I can leisurely make dinner, and there are times that I just need to get dinner on the table asap. These biscuits are perfect for those nights when time is limited. There is nothing wrong with taking a…

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Chicken Fried Steak & Country Gravy is delicious and easy to make at home. You do not have to go to a restaurant to eat this classic comfort food.

Chicken Fried Steak & Country Gravy

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This Chicken Fried Steak & Country Gravy is so easy to make, and better than you can get out at any restaurant. The meat is tender and juicy, with just the right amount of breading. The gravy is creamy and flavorful. This dish is a stick-to-your-ribs comfort food that is sure to have your family and friends raving about what a…

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Mixed-Up Lasagna combines rotini, ground beef, onion, cheeses, Italian seasoning and jar pasta sauce to make an easier version of this classic dish.

Mixed-Up Lasagna

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Mixed-Up Lasagna is easier than classic lasagna. No need to carefully cook lasagna noodles and take the time to layer them. For this version you just have to cook the meat and pasta, mix the cheeses together and then mix it all up, pour it into the baking dish and voila!, a dish that has the same taste as lasagna, but much…

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This simple Crockpot Mexican Chicken combines chicken, salsa and black beans. It can be used for tacos, burritos or burrito bowls among other things.

Crockpot Mexican Chicken

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Crockpot Mexican Chicken is super simple, requiring only 3 ingredients! What’s even better, is that you can use your favorite store bought or homemade salsa. This chicken can be used in tacos, burritos, burrito bowls, and enchiladas. I am sure there are other uses I am not thinking of here. This literally takes 5 minutes to get ready to put…

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Looking for an easy and flavorful roast beef in the crock pot? Roast, salt and pepper are all you need to make this delicious recipe.

Crock Pot Roast Beef & Brown Gravy

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This recipe for Crock Pot Roast Beef & Brown Gravy is crazy simple! It could not be easier to make this melt-in-your-mouth roast beef and silky brown gravy. One of the most important elements of this dish is to pick the right roast. This is something I struggled with when I first started cooking. The cut of meat to buy for…

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Looking for a quick, healthy dish that is more than ordinary? Then check out this recipe for Chicken with Spiced Peaches @ http://wp.me/p7kAQb-mR

Chicken With Spiced Peaches

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I really like combining sweet and savory flavors in the dishes I make. I also like using fruit in our dinner in interesting ways, and this recipe for Chicken With Spiced Peaches does just that. It is very quick and easy. You can have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes! And not just an ordinary dinner, but one…

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Crockpot Chicken requires only a whole chicken and 5 ingredients, is super simple, and tastes delicious. Great for those days when you are on the go!

Crockpot Whole Chicken

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This Crockpot Whole Chicken is tender, juicy, and flavorful. I love making meals and main dishes in the crock pot. It breaks up the dinner making process into shorter, easier sessions. I also love being able to use it in the summer when it’s 100+ degrees outside, so I don’t have to heat up my house as much. Another great perk…

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Roasted Ranch Potatoes

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I absolutely love potatoes and I also love Ranch Dressing, so putting them together seemed like a win-win, and it was! This especially made sense because I am always trying to find new ways to make them, so we aren’t eating mashed potatoes every night. This recipe is delicious, quick and easy. They were even a hit with my picky…

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Peachy Keen Cake with Cool Whip Frosting requires a boxed cake mix, canned peaches, peach yogurt and Cool Whip. It makes a boxed cake mix taste homemade.

Peachy Keen Cake with Cool Whip Frosting

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Peachy Keen Cake transforms a boxed cake mix into tasting homemade!! TGIF! I am so excited that tonight after dinner we are going to go shop for a new camera! I have a light box coming on Saturday and my pictures will soon be much better. But now it’s time for cake! Well, I am not eating it right now…

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Black Bean & Corn Salad is easy and delicious. It is packed with vitamins and minerals and the avocado and lime juice give it a fresh flavor.

Black Bean & Corn Salad

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Black Bean & Corn Salad is very healthy and delicious! Sweet corn and red onions, tasty black beans, creamy avocado, spicy jalapeno, and fresh lime juice make this salad very refreshing. I have seen many variations of this dish, (so giving credit for the recipe would be a long list) and while every recipe I have seen calls it a…

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