Carino’s Chicken Bowtie Festival Copycat

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Carino’s Chicken Bowtie Festival Copycat Pasta in Bowl with Fork

Ever popular, Carino’s Chicken Bowtie Festival is a flavorful and easy pasta dish made with sauteed chicken, bacon, and a creamy, cheesy tomato sauce.

Whenever I think of Italian food, my brain automatically goes to pasta. Without a doubt, it’s my favorite kind of Italian food. One of my favorite Italian pasta dishes comes from Johnny Carino’s Italian Restaurant, and it’s called Grilled Chicken Bowtie Festival.

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Air Fryer Apple Crisp (Single-Serving)

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Air Fryer Apple Crisp

You’re only 20 minutes away from a single-serving Air Fryer Apple Crisp! Top with ice cream and caramel for the perfect cozy fall dessert for one, or two!

Single-serving desserts are great because the smaller size prevents me from overindulging. So, what could be better than a single-serving apple crisp? One that’s made in the air fryer!

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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

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These Double Chocolate Banana Muffins are moist and fluffy with perfect crackly tops. Made in only one bowl, these are the best homemade chocolate muffins!

Get ready for the best chocolate muffins recipe! Just so you know, I do not use the word “best” lightly. When I say something is the “best”, I truly believe it. These Double Chocolate Banana Muffins are perfect.

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7UP Pound Cake Recipe

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7Up Pound Cake

In this elevated classic recipe for 7UP Pound Cake, the lemon and lime flavors really shine through! Includes a moist, crumbly cake and yummy citrus glaze.

The first time my mom brought home a 7UP cake from the grocery store, she was hooked. Because my mom loved it so much, our family continued eating this cake for weeks! Of course, it wasn’t the same cake. Rather, my mom kept bringing them home!

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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies (Mini)

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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Stacked

Combine peanut butter cups and peanut butter cookies to make Peanut Butter Cup Cookies! An easy and delicious bite-sized chocolate peanut butter dessert!

These peanut butter cup cookies are soft, chewy, and irresistibly good! Both the chocolate and peanut butter are such a classic combination that you can’t get enough of. Because they are mini, they are easy to pop in your mouth. Although, that’s also a struggle because it’s hard to stop at eating just one!

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Air Fryer Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins

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Air Fryer Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins on Baking Rack

Bake light and airy Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins in the air fryer or the oven. Then, roll in melted butter and cinnamon sugar for a healthier sweet treat!

Is it a donut? Is it a muffin? It’s both. It’s a #muffnut, or a #duffin. These Air Fryer Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins such a fun mash up combining some of the best elements of a donut and a muffin.

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One Bowl Banana Bread | Better than Starbucks

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One Bowl Banana Bread Slices with Cream Cheese

Make easy one bowl banana bread with butter, instead of oil, to provide better flavor. Top with walnuts and sugar to mimic the yummy topping from Starbucks.

Ever had overripe bananas sitting on your counter and wondered what to do with them? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Instead of throwing those browned or blacked bananas away, make this One Bowl Banana Bread!

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Best Frosted Mint Brownies

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Best Frosted Mint Brownies

The BEST Frosted Mint Brownies I have ever made or tasted! Made with a fudgy brownie topped with whipped mint buttercream and a dreamy chocolate glaze!

So, what makes me qualified to say these are the best frosted mint brownies? Well, frosted mint brownies are one of my favorite desserts. Ever! Over the years, I have made (and eaten) my fair share of them in search of the perfect one.

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4 Ingredient High Quality Homemade Puppy/Dog Training Treats

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Finished Homemade Dog Training Treats

To save money, and to feed our girls a more healthy treat, I set out to make my own homemade dog treats.

Yesterday (March 23rd) was National Puppy Day! This day was established by Colleen Paige in 2006.

National Puppy Day is a special day to celebrate the magic and unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives. But more importantly, it’s a day to help save orphaned puppies across the globe and educate the public about the horrors of puppy mills.

– Colleen Page, www.nationalpuppyday.com

My husband and I recently welcomed a new puppy into our home! We have a 3 1/2 year old Bernese Mountain dog named, Snugglepumpkin (Snugs for short), and we felt it was time for her to have a sister. Orla was born on January 9, 2019, and she came home with us on March 1, 2019.

Snugs and Orla (March 2019)

If you are here, I’m sure you know how fun AND difficult it can be to train a new puppy. Everything is a brand new experience for them, and they are continually learning!

When 1 1/2 year old Snugs came home with us, it took us about 4 months to fully train her. Unsurprisingly, we are still in the process of training Orla. Thankfully, she has potty training down!

Buying training treats all the time can be very expensive, and many of the ingredients used in the treats are not very wholesome or “natural”. In an effort to save money, and to feed our girls a more healthy treat, I set out to make my own homemade dog treats.

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