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Christmas Salad Recipe: Festive Holiday Salad

This sweet, savory, tangy and crunchy Christmas salad is the perfect side for your holiday meal. Candied sliced almonds, pomegranate seeds, and apples add a sweet crunch to this green salad, then it is topped with sharp, tangy cheese and sweet balsamic dressing. You cannot go wrong with this holiday salad. Follow my tips below to make this Christmas salad extra special. Ingredients you will need: 1 bag mixed greens, …continue reading

Easy Chicken Salad Recipe

Here is an easy chicken salad recipe – it has that classic flavor everyone loves! The best chicken salad is creamy, slightly sweet, and savory. Follow my tips below for chicken salad that comes out perfectly with each and every batch. Hey ya’ll, this is Heather from Totally Tailgates stopping by today with a tried & true recipe that will make you think twice before reaching for that deli chicken …continue reading


Wild Rice and Leftover Turkey Soup

Tired of turkey sandwiches? Transform your leftovers into an easy Wild Rice and Leftover Turkey Soup! Savory, delicious and filling this is an easy soup to make with holiday leftovers! Hey, guys, it’s Deb stopping by from Bowl Me Over! I know it’s Thanksgiving and you’re prepping your turkey and spread, but we had our Thanksgiving early and all the family gathered round on Sunday. That means by today… we’re …continue reading


Taco Pie – Easy Comfort Food

Taco pie is perfectly seasoned meat layered with all your favorite taco toppings, then baked in a flaky, buttery pie crust for a comforting weeknight meal. Your family will devour this easy taco pie with pie crust made from simple ingredients that comes together quickly.  Follow my tips below for making the best taco pie, and different options for crusts. For this recipe you will need: pie crust (homemade or …continue reading

One Bowl Brownies – Perfect Fudgy Brownie

One bowl brownies the perfect recipe – dense and fudgy, dotted with half melted chips, crispy, crackly top, and decadent enough that you’re actually satisfied after one. Using simple ingredients, make the perfect fudgy brownie without a ton of dishes. With my tips for making the perfect brownie, you’ll never be stuck with ehh brownies again. Ditch the boxed brownie mix and learn just how easy it is to make …continue reading


Holiday Cleaning – 10 Tips To Get Your Home Holiday Ready

These 10 holiday cleaning tips will not only help you keep your house cleaner, but they will also make entertaining easier. Cleaning a house for the holidays shouldn’t be stressful, so follow the guide below to making your holiday cleaning a breeze. This post is sponsored by Branch Basics and contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. The holidays can be a very stressful time of the year. Between cooking, …continue reading


Pecan and Brown Sugar Cookies

These pecan and brown sugar cookies are soft, chewy, a little crunchy, and loaded with pecans. They are sure to become one of your favorite fall or holiday cookie recipes this year! Follow my tips below to get the perfect pecan and brown sugar cookies. I don’t know about you, but I wait all year for baking season to come around and now that it’s officially in full swing, I’ve …continue reading


Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Balsamic glazed brussels sprouts are my go to side dish for a busy weeknight meal. This recipe perfectly combines the simplicity of oven roasted brussels sprouts with a sticky, sweet, balsamic glaze. They come together quickly and are easy enough that I hope they become a staple rotation in your family’s menu planning. Read on for my tips and tricks or scroll straight to the recipe and start cooking!    …continue reading


Cranberry Bacon Cream Cheese Appetizers

Cranberry Cream Cheese Bacon Bites are perfect for the holidays, or anytime you need a quick and super tasty cream cheese appetizers! A hot, crispy pastry yields to a creamy, cheesy center, and is bursting with savory bacon and sweet pockets of cranberries. Hi friends! It’s Heather from Totally Tailgates, stopping by with a delicious cream cheese appetizers today. These are SO easy – everyone will think you were baking …continue reading


Pressure Cooker Baked Potatoes

Pressure Cooker Baked Potatoes are perfectly cooked, fluffy potatoes every time! It doesn’t have to take hours in the oven, you can make tender potatoes right in your pressure cooker in just minutes that are perfect every time! Hey guys it’s Deb stopping by again from Bowl Me Over! Today I wanted to share with you one of my super easy go-to recipes – Instant Pot Baked Potatoes! Let me …continue reading

S’more Brownies: Easy Decadent Dessert

Make your favorite campfire treat into a decadent s’more brownie! These s’mores brownies start with a rich fudge brownie that gets covered in chocolate, roasted marshmallows, and crushed graham crackers with melted butter. They are a sweet, gooey treat with a bit of crunch. S’more brownies are super easy, but look and taste like a million bucks – they’re everything you love about s’mores with chocolaty brownies. Follow my tips …continue reading

Mashed Butternut Squash Recipe

This Mashed Butternut Squash Recipe is perfect for a fall weeknight dinner side, or as a simple, kid-friendly Thanksgiving side dish. The healthy mashed butternut squash recipe is both healthy and decadent, and is sure to be a hit with the whole family. Mashed butternut squash with brown sugar and honey is perfectly sweet, but you can happily serve it to your family without the guilt. Call me a weirdo …continue reading

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