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Turtle Brownies

Turtle Brownies

Crazy moist Turtle Brownies seeping with pockets of caramel, infused with pecans and chocolate chips, smothered in the BEST chocolate frosting and topped with more caramel. AKA heaven.

The making of a turtle is one of my favorites! If you love turtles as much as I do try these Turtle Cookies, Turtle Pecan Bars or Turtle Rice Krispie Treats for more turtle treats.

Turtle Brownies
If you are not familiar with “turtles,” let me tell you that turtle anything are amazing and these Turtle Brownies are beyond amazing!

They are so good that although I had a list of people to deliver the leftovers brownies to, they didn’t make it.

I embarrassingly will admit that Patrick and I ate the entire pan of brownies by ourselves. The entire pan.

They are just so intoxicatingly delicious and stay so moist for forever, that my selfish sweet tooth would not take no for an answer.

So just a fair warning, with one bite, you won’t be able to say no unless you have the will power of steel.

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Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach made with tons of fresh spinach and a heavenly creamy garlic parmesan sauce is the perfect easy side dish recipe!

This tasty side goes perfectly with so many great dinner options like Lemon Garlic Butter Herb Chicken or Honey Garlic Dijon Broiled Salmon.

Hey there! It’s Krissy from Self Proclaimed Foodie and Ten Acre Baker.

I’m one of those weird people who’ve loved spinach my entire life. I could seriously eat an entire pound of steamed spinach as long as there’s a bit of butter and salt to go along with it! Whether you’re enjoying wilted garlic spinach, a tasty spinach artichoke dip, or this amazing creamed spinach, you simply can’t beat how easy it is to cook with this dark leafy green vegetable.

There are a lot of creamed spinach recipes out there, but I can assure you that this tried and tested recipe is simply the best. It won’t disappoint and even people who say they don’t like spinach end up loving this recipe.

How to make creamed spi..

Awesome Kung Pao Shrimp

Awesome Kung Pao Shrimp

Awesome Kung Pao Shrimp is filled full of flavor with large shrimp, tender bell peppers, nutty peanuts cooked together with a sweet and spicy sauce. Ready in under 20 minutes!

This is totally better than take out! If you love Chinese food as much as I do try these favorites of mine: Sweet and Sour Shrimp, Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli or Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken.

Kung Pao Shrimp
You guys! This kung pao shrimp is going to rock your world. It is that good!

This is a tried and true recipe that I love and had to share with all of you.

All the flavors from this dish are busting in your mouth. Every bite is to die for!

From a sweet and spicy glaze, crunchy peanuts, tender bell peppers and thick, large shrimp this dish is sure to please.

I do love a good kung poa dish!

Try my Skinny Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken or Baked Kung Pao Chicken if you prefer to use chicken instead of shrimp.

What you need to make Kung Pao shrimp
Don’t let this list of ingredients intimidate you!


Perfect Crepes

Perfect Crepes

Perfect Crepes are a light and thin pancakes that is simply blended batter that makes a sweet or savory breakfast for any day. The toppings are endless!

A tried and true breakfast that comes out perfect every time. If you love breakfast food that is sweet and savory like we do try this Incredible Blueberry Buttermilk Breakfast Cake, Best Ever German Oven Pancake or Quick 45 Minute Cinnamon Rolls.

Perfect Crepes
Crepes are by far one of my favorite breakfast and even dessert foods!

Whenever I travel I always try and find a good creperie to enjoy while I am on vacation.

I knew that I had to start making them at home when I started craving them one night.

I have always been kind of intimidated to make crepes.

But like I said, they are one of my favorites!

I can’t take all the credit for this recipe or post. It is my hubby’s recipe and he help me make them!

It was kind of fun to watch my hubby make them. And really they aren’t hard at all.

The first couple might take some practice..

Slow Cooker Stuffed Bell Peppers

Slow Cooker Stuffed Bell Peppers

Slow Cooker Stuffed Bell Peppers are stuffed with ground beef, rice, diced tomatoes, black beans, and cheese. They cook to perfection in the slow cooker and make an excellent dinner!

Make life easier with a slow cooker! If you love slow cook dinners, try this Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef, Slow Cooker Korean Beef or Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon for a quick and easy meal.

Stuffed Bell Peppers
I love my slow cooker. If I could marry my slow cooker I would. Ok not really, but that is how much I love that thing.

I use my slow cooker year round. It is perfect for busy days. I love throwing a meal in and letting it cook all day.

Some of my favorite recipes on the blog are slow cooker recipes. And this one was definitely added to the list!

The entire family gobbled this one down and thought it was delicious.

Well, except for the picky eater. He ate the inside of the pepper. But hey its a start right? 🙂

What you need to make stuffed bell peppers
How perfect is the idea that you can cook yo..

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes. These sweet, creamy potatoes are swirled with maple syrup and sprinkled with salt. The salty sweet flavor makes these the BEST side dish recipe!

These mashed sweet potatoes are a fun, easy to make side dish that are perfect for any Fall or Holiday meal. Serve alongside some squash casserole, or on the side of these Grilled Spinach and Herb Stuffed Pork Chops and finish the meal with some Apple Pecan Crisp for the perfect Fall meal!

Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Hey y’all! Serene from House of Yumm with you today to share these Mashed Sweet Potatoes. I LOVE a good potato side dish, and these are everything you could ever hope for from a sweet potato. Roasting the potatoes gives a wonderful flavor to the finished dish. The swirl of maple syrup really accentuates the natural flavors. Plus the additional sprinkle of sea salt gives the BEST sweet, salty flavor combination.

How to make Mashed Sweet Potatoes:
How do you cook Sweet Potatoes?
The best flavor for mashed sweet..

Best Bourbon Chicken

Best Bourbon Chicken

Best Bourbon Chicken is juicy, tender chicken thighs cut into pieces simmered in a sweet, brown sugar glaze that will melt in your mouth. Rich in flavor and served over rice for a complete meal!

Easy to prepare and ready in minutes! For more quick chicken recipes try these Creamy Skillet Chicken Cacciatore, Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken or One Pan Honey Mustard Chicken and Veggies.

Bourbon Chicken
Need a simple dish that is going to be flavorful and demand attention?! This is it!

You will only see clean plates at your table after serving up some bourbon chicken.

My kids go crazy over this sweet, sticky chicken that tastes AMAZING!

With a few simple ingredients you can come up with a deliciously tasting, tried and true recipe that everyone will love.

The chicken is so tender and juicy and the glaze is rich in flavor creating the perfect combination.

You can’t go wrong with this bourbon chicken that your family is going to love!

What is bourbon chicken
Bourbon chicken is a d..

Squash Casserole

Squash Casserole

The best way to use up that yellow summer squash! Squash Casserole is a great way to use up fresh squash from your garden. Easy to make with a creamy, cheesy filling and a crispy, buttery topping!

Need more great summer veggie recipes!? Check out this Butternut Squash Soup, Turkey Bolognese with Spaghetti Squash, or Roasted Zucchini Spears!

Squash Casserole
Is there anything better than fresh garden produce? I have been loving all of fresh veggies this year and have been making fresh zucchini bread and my favorite salsa recipe like crazy. However, this Squash Casserole might be my favorite garden-borne recipe yet! With a creamy, cheesy base and a golden cracker top crust, this casserole dish is crunchy and creamy and the best way to get your veggies!

How to Make Squash Casserole

Start by washing and slicing your squash! Make sure all slices are the same size (or as close as possible) so your casserole will cook evenly.
Combine squash, diced onion, and a bit of butter in a large sau..

Amazing Steak Fajitas

Amazing Steak Fajitas

Amazing Steak Fajitas have tender marinated, juicy steak with colorful bell peppers wrapped in a soft shell tortilla topped with all your favorites. A complete dinner in 45 minutes!

Fajitas are a fun and adds so much flavor to the dinner table! If you love fajitas as much as I do try this Sheet Pan Salsa Verde Chicken Fajitas, Sheet Pan Garlic Lime Salmon Fajitas or 20 Minute Skillet Blackened Shrimp Fajitas.

Amazing Steak Fajitas
I am not going to lie. These Steak Fajitas are truly AMAZING! I am not sure I will ever be able to eat another steak fajitas again!

This is so easy to make in a skillet. One pan with one mess! And ONLY 30 minutes is all you need!

I do get asked a lot about my skillet. I have a Staub but any skillet will work for these fajitas.

Sitting down at the dinner table with all the colors on your plate just makes my mouth water. My boys were thrilled to see fajitas and ate a few each.

These fajitas are a bit spicy, a little bit tangy with sweet bell peppers to


Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie is creamy, hearty and addictively delicious. It’s packed with tender chicken, crisp veggies, a sauce that will leave you coming back or more, and buttery store-bought biscuits. Perfect for cold and busy winter weeknights!

The slow cooker does ALL of the work in this Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie, so it’s perfect for families on busy nights. If you’re looking for more slow cooker recipes, check out Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken, Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili, and this Slow Cooker Swedish Meatballs.

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie

Ok, so it’s winter. It’s cold. We’re just itching for spring to arrive. And we’re still craving comfort food something fierce. I am at least.

Chicken pot pie is one of my go-to comforting meals in these brutal winter months, but it’s not always something I want whip up on a busy weeknight, since it’s not exactly the quickest meal.

Enter: Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie. By letting your slow cooker do all the work, you get all of the dreamy,..