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30-Minute Twice-Baked Potatoes
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30-Minute Twice-Baked Potatoes

While not truly “baked” twice in the traditional sense, the creamy, cheesy stuffed knock-offs are made in record time. Microwaving the potatoes, instead of oven-baking them, before stuffing them saves tons of time and once stuffed, a hot oven finishes them off the melty cheesy goodness in 10 minutes flat! […]

Easiest Ever Glazed Carrots
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Easiest Ever Glazed Carrots

There’s easy, and there is what I call crazy wonderful easy. These wonderfully “glazed” carrots are the later. Better yet, they are also wonderfully delicious. Instead of cooking them on the stove, and having to add lots of butter and sugar to create a glaze, you simply roast them and […]

Cajun Jambalaya Pasta
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Cajun Jambalaya Pasta

This recipe was inspired by the #1 pasta dish at Cheesecake Factory, Cajun Jambalaya Pasta. Their menu describes it as “shrimp and chicken sautéed with onion, tomatoes, and peppers in a very spicy Cajun sauce.” What it doesn’t say is that the dish is as rich in oil, calories, and […]

Raspberry Oat Bars
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Raspberry Oat Bars

This simple recipe combines the goodness of hearty oats, the sweetness of raspberry, and the scent of cinnamon to tie it all together. One batch can serve a crowd or be parceled out through the week as an after-school snack or a better-for-you dessert!

Creamy Ranch Slaw
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Creamy Ranch Slaw

This tasty slaw will be the hit of the party. Graced with creamy Ranch-style dressing, it’s studded with everyone’s favorite Ranch dressing dippers—celery and carrots—for a creamy, crunchy combination that’s hard to beat. Serve it at home or pack it up and tote it to your next get-together and watch […]

Easy (Healthy) Overnight French Toast Casserole
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Easy (Healthy) Overnight French Toast Casserole

Here’s  great example of how great tasting “better-for-you” can be. This sensational family-favorite easy “overnight” french toast includes cream cheese for extra richness and vanilla and cinnamon for extra flavor, and I guarantee it does not disappoint! It’s an all-time favorite of mine for toting to pot-luck brunches as well as […]