3 Amazingly Simple Winter-Time Dinner Recipes

The weather is getting colder. As I write this, it’s 18 degrees Fahrenheit outside.

Yeah.

It’s cold.

And there’s nothing better on a cold winter day, than a hot delicious meal.. just like your grandparents used to make.

So today, I am sharing my 3 favorite winter-time dinner ideas. These are dishes I grew up enjoying, and now as an adult, I get to enjoy with my family.

Let’s dive in!

Chipped Beef Over Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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This is my all time favorite dish! Both my husband and I love it! Be sure to get chipped beef in the packet and use unsweetened condensed milk. Serve over toast (my favorite) or the traditional way — over real mashed potatoes.

Click here for the recipe!

 

Grandma’s Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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I love macaroni and cheese… but I’m a picky eater. If it’s in a box, it has to be Velveeta. (I mean, yum!) Everything is better homemade, though. And this recipe is amazing! So cheesy, so filling, everyone will love this mac and cheese!

Click here for the recipe!

 

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe

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I saved the very best for last! I look forward to having this dish every winter.

Bacon.

Chicken.

Bacon.

What’s not to love? haha! Everyone will love this one! And this would be the perfect pot-luck dish.. just be prepared for everyone to ask you to bring this in the years to come!

Click here for the recipe!

Bon AppΓ©tit, friends!

 

 

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Adventures in the Kitchen – Blogmas Days

After posting my 4 favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes, I knew I needed to make some cookies. We’ve had a bag of chocolate chips sitting in the cupboard for about two weeks.. and I had already broken into them. Sometimes you just need a sweet treat πŸ˜‰

There was a slight issue with making chocolate chip cookies. I didn’t have any eggs. What’s a chocolate loving gal like myself to do? I knew I couldn’t eat those chocolate chips on their own…

So, I decided to conduct a little experiement. You gotta have a little fun in the kitchen.

I made chocolate chip cookies without eggs… and they turned out to be soooo delicious!

The best part?

I could eat the cookie dough without worrying if I would get sick..

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..and yes, I ate one or two (or three) little spoonfuls. I mean, you have to test it out, right? haha!

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Simply delicious, egg-free chocolate chip cookies
Don’t those look amazing?

Click here for the recipe and whip up a batch tonight! Your whole family will love them!!

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3 Delicious Peanut Butter Cookie Recipes

Who doesn’t love cookies? Today I am sharing my 3 favorite Peanut Butter Cookie Recipes!

A little something for everyone!

 

Peanut Butter Cookie Crispies – A Secret Family Recipe!

 

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These cookies are crunchy, crispy, and so so delicious! This recipe comes from my husband’s grandma… these were his favorite cookies growing up. I’ve been making them for two years, now, and they are always a big hit! I will warn you.. they are filling. I love to have one with coffee in the morning for breakfast. They also go great with a glass of milk!

Click here for the recipe.

 

Delicious Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies – Gluten Free!

 

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You only need three simple ingredients to make these peanut butter cookies. They are incredibly easy and fast to make! Bonus, no flour needed!

Click here for the recipe.

Mini Reese Peanut Butter Cup CookiesΒ – My Favorite Holiday Cookie!

 

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These are my favorite! It’s a little twist on the classic peanut butter blossoms. These cookies will be a big hit at your holiday party or family get together!

Click here for the recipe!

What is your favorite cookie recipe? Share a link in the comment section and let me know! πŸ™‚

Taco Tuesday with a Twist

Hello friends!

I am starting to feel more like myself. For the past two days, I have been enjoying coffee again and today I eased back in to my fitness routine with a gentle yoga flow.

 

 

The weather has been teasing us with 70+ degree days and gorgeous sunshine. Summer is just around the corner and I’m pretty excited about it. πŸ™‚

Anyway…

Taco Tuesday.

As much as I love alliteration, it doesn’t matter what day it is

Tacos are always a good idea.

You can quote me on that. πŸ˜‰

Now that my appetite has started to return, I decided that Tacos sounded amazing for dinner. But, we have tacos quite often so I wanted to switch it up a bit.Β  Step outside of the box. Try something a little different, a little new.

I actually saw this idea on Pinterest (surprise, surprise) yesterday. The pin took me to the Old El Paso website. The original recipe, Easy Beef Burrito Skillet, was created by Christy Denney – The Girl Who Ate Everything. It looked pretty tasty.

I had most of the ingredients, swapped out a few, and I switched it up a bit to fit my family’s taste. It turned out to be delicious!

Here is what I used:

 

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Ingredients

-Ground Beef (1-3 lbs. I used about 2.5 lbs.)

-Taco Seasoning

-2 medium sized Flour Tortillas

-Shredded Cheese

-Re-fried Beans

-Onion

-Sour Cream

-Hot Sauce

 

Instructions

  1. Cook hamburger in a skillet over medium heat. Once it is brown, drain the grease.
  2. Β Add taco seasoning to hamburger according to package instructions.
  3. Heat re-fried beans in a separate pan.

    4. Cut tortillas into strips.

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5. Lay them over the hamburger, allowing them to soften. Stir and add as many more tortilla strips as you desire.

 

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6. Sprinkle cheese on top.

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7. Cover with lid, remove from heat, allow cheese to melt. Chop onion.

8. Serve and enjoy!

My son enjoyed his plain, with no toppings. I added onion, extra cheese, and hot sauce to mine. My husband had the re-fried beans, extra cheese, and sour cream.

 

Yum!

 

A Delicious Breakfast Recipe

The weekend is a time for resting and relaxing.

And a delicious breakfast or brunch with your loved ones, preferably while watching cartoons. πŸ™‚

I’ve got you covered with this easy recipe.

Potato, Egg, and Bacon Bowl

 

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What you need:

 

6 Potatoes

1 pkg Bacon

6 Eggs

Milk

Cooking oil

Skillet

Bowl

Whisk or fork

*Serves 3 people*

 

Here’s What you Do:

 

Wash potatoes. Slice them thinly like potato chips.

Place them in a skillet and pour in enough cooking oil to coat the bottom of the pan.

Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

Potatoes are done when they are brown and crispy.

Put cooked potatoes in a bowl and set aside.

Fry the bacon.

Place bacon aside.

Drain almost all of the grease.

Crack eggs into a bowl.

Using a whisk or fork, stir them, breaking the yolk.

Add in a little milk. Roughly 1/4 cup.

Scramble the eggs.

Once the eggs are cooked, add in cooked potatoes and stir. Crumble bacon on top and stir.

Put a couple of spoonfuls into a bowl. Add salt, pepper, and ketchup to taste.

Enjoy!