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Pasta Sausage Bake

If you are looking for a quick, easy meal that your family will love, you’ve got to try this Pasta Sausage Bake. I like making this during the holidays because the red and white color of the dish paired with a crisp green salad or steamed broccoli looks so festive on your plate.  It is a … [Read more...]

Dauphinoise Potatoes

Dauphinoise Potatoes (dah-feen-was) are a delicious side dish to any meal.  It is creamy comfort food at it’s best!  The dish comes from the Dauphine region in south-east France.   Dauphinoise Potatoes are also known as  Au Gratin Potatoes or Scalloped Potatoes.  These potatoes are a perfect side dish for any kind of meat.  I served them … [Read more...]

Easy Berry Pie

This Easy Berry Pie is… well, so easy!  I have never been big on baking pies.  I’m just not that good at it.  I’m more of a cake and cookie gal.  But, I’m turning over a new leaf and trying some pie recipes to get ready for Thanksgiving.  This is a recipe I will make … [Read more...]


This is for all of you chocolate lovers out there!  Do you know how easy it is to make melt-in-your-mouth hand dipped chocolates at home?  Thanks to the wonderful team at Charmeur, I learned how to make hand dipped chocolates today with my daughters and it was so easy and so much FUN!  I love chocolates … [Read more...]

Low Sugar Cranberry Sauce

This low sugar cranberry sauce is less than half the calories as regular, canned cranberry sauce (27 calories for 1 Tbsp.). It is a great alternative if you are wanting to cut unnecessary sugars/calories out of your Thanksgiving dinner. I love the addition of all the other fruit. The raspberries, apples, and oranges just add … [Read more...]

Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie is a definitely a Thanksgiving must and this tasty recipe has been a family tradition at our Thanksgivings as long as I can remember!  The creamy and sweet taste of the pumpkin with all the yummy spices baked into a flaky crust just feels like fall to me.  There is something about making … [Read more...]

Roasted Parsnips and Carrots

Roasted Parsnips and Carrots are a colorful, healthy, and delicious side for beef, pork, or poultry.  I have to admit that parsnips have not been a regular part of my diet over the years, but after doing a little research and experimenting, I have found parsnips are delicious and have great health benefits.  Parsnips are root … [Read more...]