Fresh and Quick Pico De Gallo

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This Fresh and Quick Pico De Gallo recipe is perfect to use up garden tomatoes! It’s made in about 15 minutes for quick eating and enjoyment!

My husband’s favorite way to use up fresh garden tomatoes is fresh and quick Pico de Gallo! Every year, he likes to make a dedicated pico de gallo section in our garden. So, he has lots of practice eating it. 😉

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Gone with the Wind Dessert

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Gone with the Wind Dessert on Plate and in Pan

With layers of cream cheese, chocolate and vanilla pudding, and whipped cream, all on a buttery walnut crust, this dessert is sure to be Gone with the Wind!

Today, I’m so excited to share one of our family’s favorite desserts: Gone with the Wind! The reason it’s called that is because when you eat it, it goes so fast, it’s “Gone with the Wind”!

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Whipped Topping and Yogurt Pie (Easy)

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Whipped Topping and Yogurt Pie with Slice

This simple Whipped Topping and Yogurt Pie is made in 5 minutes with only 3 ingredients! It’s a perfect, low-calorie, refrigerated or frozen summer treat.

This Whipped Topping and Yogurt Pie has been around for decades. It’s been around so long, I’m not sure where it originated. I was recently introduced to it through several videos on YouTube. Since I’ve been at home over the last few months, I’ve definitely gained a few pounds. Thankfully, this pie is very light, and it has relatively few calories for a dessert. It’s especially perfect for the summertime.

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Peanut Butter Banana Oat Smoothie

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This Peanut Butter Banana Oat Smoothie is made in about 5 minutes for a quick and easy on-the-go breakfast or snack. It’s filling, delicious, and healthy.

Juggling school and work is no easy task. Especially when you are away from home for 14+ hours. Thankfully, I am no longer in that phase of life. But, I still love several of the quick recipes I found during that time. One of my favorite recipes is for a Peanut Butter Banana Oat Smoothie.

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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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Soft and Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookie

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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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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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Copycat Starbucks Caramel Apple Spice

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Copycat Starbucks Caramel Apple Spice with Apples

This homemade Copycat Starbucks Caramel Apple Spice drink may become one of your new favorite warm winter drinks. Made 2 ways with a few simple ingredients.

In essence, Starbucks’ Caramel Apple Spice is made with one cup of apple juice, and one to two tablespoons of Starbucks Cinnamon Dolce Syrup. Then, it’s topped with whipped cream and a swirl of caramel sauce.

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Toasted Garlic Olive Oil Bread Dip

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Toasted Garlic Olive Oil Bread Dip with Slice of Bread

Grab a crusty loaf of bread and make this quick Toasted Garlic Olive Oil Bread Dip. This easy restaurant inspired Italian appetizer is a perfect meal starter.

Many Italian restaurants serve bread as an appetizer either with butter or an olive oil dip. Normally, I prefer butter on my bread. But, I have to say, my all time favorite bread dipping oil comes from Johnny Carino’s Italian Restaurant. You want to know what makes their version so good? It’s the crispy fried garlic.

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