Guru’s Cilantro Lime Pesto Chicken Pasta Copycat

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Cilantro Lime Pesto Chicken Pasta

Cilantro lovers will love this copycat Guru’s Cilantro Lime Pesto Chicken Pasta. It’s fresh, zesty, and can be made easily with simple ingredients.

This copycat Guru’s Cilantro Lime Pesto and Chicken Pasta recipe is so fresh and light. Basically, it’s a simple pasta and chicken dish elevated by a fresh cilantro lime pesto. The tart lime juice in the pesto pairs so nicely with the cilantro. Plus, the cilantro lime pesto uses almonds for a simple, easy, and inexpensive sauce. It’s also a great way to use up extra cilantro.

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Homemade Gluten-Free Dog Treats (3-Ingredient)

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Homemade Gluten-Free Dog Treats

Dogs love these 3-Ingredient, gluten-free, homemade dog treats. They are quick and easy to make and can help you save money by using pantry ingredients.

Last year, for National Puppy Day (March 23), I shared a recipe for 4 Ingredient High Quality Homemade Puppy/Dog Training Treats. Our dogs LOVE these treats, and they were such a lifesaver training our new puppy Orla.

Little did I know that recipe would become the MOST POPULAR recipe on my blog. (THANK YOU!) Seems like you and your furry family members love those treats as much as I do. So, I thought it would be fun to share another recipe. This one only requires 3 ingredients, and these homemade dog treats are gluten-free! Plus, they can also be used when training your dogs.

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Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Sausage

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Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Sausage with Lemon and Side Salad

Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Sausage is a quick and easy meal that’s packed with flavor and heat! It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, and low-carb.

Sometimes, I want something to eat that’s fast and easy and won’t heat up my whole kitchen. Do you ever feel that way? That’s why I love this Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Sausage recipe so much. It can be made in 30 minutes, so it’s perfect for a weeknight meal. Since it’s made in the air fryer, it doesn’t heat up the whole kitchen.

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Soft and Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookie

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Soft and Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookie Close Up

This soft and chewy Snickerdoodle cookie recipe has been in the family for over 30 years! It’s the simplest and best Snickerdoodle recipe you will find!

Snickerdoodles are one of my top-five favorite cookies of all time! Nothing beats a soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookie — especially one that is covered in lots of cinnamon-sugar goodness. And this snickerdoodle cookie recipe is the BEST!

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Easy Copycat Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies

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Easy Copycat Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies Stacked on White Plate

This copycat Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies recipe only requires two ingredients and can be made anytime you are feeling lazy or can’t find the real thing!

Every year, January seems to last FOREVER, and February just flies by in the blink of an eye. So, March always seems to sneak up on me. Can you relate? Although, I love March because it means it’s Girl Scout Cookie season!

Now, don’t get me wrong. I love authentic Girl Scout Cookies! But since they are only available for a limited time, I came up with a way to satisfy my craving any time of the year. My solution: my two-ingredient copycat Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookie recipe! It’s perfect for even the laziest cook!

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How to Use your Instant Pot as a Double Boiler

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Glass Pyrex Bowl and Instant Pot Double Boiler

Use your Instant Pot as a Double Boiler to ensure slow, even heating for melting wax or chocolate, or cooking any sauce too delicate for direct heat.

Instead of buying special double boiler pans, make your own with an Instant Pot. Better yet, it’s quick and easy to do. Other than an Instant Pot, you only need a large mixing bowl.

Using an double boiler helps you easily melt chocolate chips or almond bark. (It’s perfect for making Instant Pot Chocolate Candy!) Plus, you can also use it to make delicate sauces and to prepare eggy custards.

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Spicy Creamy Tomato Pasta (Instant Pot)

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Spicy Tomato Cream Pasta on White Plate

Spicy Creamy Tomato Pasta is made in the Instant Pot for a quick and easy weeknight meal that’s also meatless. Only one pot, and no colander needed!

If you love classic spaghetti, you’ll love this elevated Spicy Creamy Tomato Pasta! It’s truly a grown-up version of your favorite dish without much additional work. Plus, it’s made in the Instant Pot for even quicker preparation.

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Italian Creamed Beef and Buttered Pasta

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Italian Creamed Beef and Buttered Pasta

Italian Creamed Beef and Buttered Pasta is one of the most comforting and decadent meals you can make at home. Plus, it’s ready in about 40 minutes!

Italian Creamed Beef and Buttered Pasta is one of the most comforting and decadent meals you can make at home. It starts with perfectly al dente pasta that’s covered in olive oil and butter. If that isn’t enough, it’s topped with thinly sliced beef that’s braised in a flavorful Italian cream sauce.

Growing up, our family made weekly meal plans. Each family member was responsible for choosing at least one meal each week. Four out of five times, this was my mom’s choice for dinner. She loves it that much! Our family ate it so much, we had to ban it for a while. But after a break, we were more than happy to eat it again.

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Red Velvet Cake Cheesecake (Small Batch)

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Red Velvet Cake Cheesecake

This small batch, Cheesecake Factory copycat Red Velvet Cake Cheesecake has all your favorite flavors including a cream cheese frosting and white chocolate. It’s the perfect indulgence for Valentine’s Day or any time of the year.

When I was thinking about recipes to share on the blog, I could not get the idea of a red velvet cake cheesecake out of my head. The idea is inspired by the Cheesecake Factory’s Ultimate Red Velvet Cake Cheesecake. Unlike the Cheesecake Factory version, I decided to make a small batch Red Velvet Cake Cheesecake. Mostly, so I don’t overindulge on it. Because, let’s be honest, it is a decadent dessert!

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How to Save Money on Ground Beef

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Ground Beef Saving Money Tricks

Save money on ground beef by buying in bulk, portioning the hamburger into smaller amounts, and freezing for later use. For more savings, buy when it’s on sale!

Most of my money-saving tricks come from my parents. And this idea to save money on ground beef is no exception. While we were growing up, my parents always kept an eye on when meat would go on sale. And when it did, we would stock up and freeze it for later use.

So many people are on a tight budget, and every dollar saved counts! So, if you want to learn how to save money on ground beef too, keep reading on!

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