Homemade Chicken Wild Rice Soup

 Shout it, scout it, read all about it, “COLD WEATHER HAS STRUCK THE MIDWEST and EAST COAST” causing cold bodies, runny noses, and frost bite! The remedy?This Homemade Crockpot Wild Rice Soup recipe!! It is absolutely delicious and ...more

So I'm a Vegan. How Do I Explain This to a Teenager?

My teenaged niece has expressed interest in learning about the vegan lifestyle. As honored as I feel, I’m not sure I even knew that being a vegan is a lifestyle. Image via Shutterstock ...more

Gluten-free Pierogi with Potatoes & Cheese

Any tradition I was exposed to growing up was related to Polish culture. My dad's parents were from Poland, so growing up around Polish food and customs was of course a heavy part of my dad's upbringing. My dad shared a slice of his upbringing during ...more

10 Healthy Snacks for Lazy People Who Want to Eat Healthy

This post was inspired by my good friend, Melissa, who recently reached out to me needing some "EASY, HEALTHY snack ideas for LAZY people."In a perfect world we'd all have time to spend hours playing Top Chef in our kitchens, whipping up gourmet ...more

Bacon Roses: Your Step-by-Step Guide

I really wanted to name this post something more fun like...Because Nothing Says I love You More Than Bacon... or Because Men Don’t Give a Sh*t About Flowers, Cookies or Chocolate.....more

Apple Rose Pastry Puffs

Apple Rose Puffs are such fun to make. Impress your guests by using puff pastry to create an easy and elegant dessert perfect for any occasion. Apple Rose PuffsINGREDIENTS:...more

The Gluten-Free Pie That Will Make Any Man Propose

This pie recipe will always be near and dear to my heart. You may have seen it floating around the internet under the name Shoney’s Strawberry Pie, but in our home,  we call it "The Engagement Pie" or "The Pie That Will Make Any Man Propose".  ;-)...more

Kitchen Accessories I Love

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Balsamic Strawberry Walnut Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella and Basil #SundaySupper #FlaStrawberries

Strawberries are great any time of the year and are my favorite fruit. I can’t get enough of the deliciously sweet strawberries that are available all summer long. The vibrant red color can light up.. ....more

Cheater's pain au chocolat (Chocolate filled croissants)

Light and buttery chocolate croissants (pain au chocolat) that can be made in one day! No butter squares, dough turning or overnight chilling required! The secret weapon is a pasta roller! ...more

What's For Dinner? {Weekly Meal Plan}

MONDAY Turkey Vegetable Soup "Cracked Out" 7up Biscuits TUESDAY One-Pot Chicken Feta Alfredo WEDNESDAY Beefy Nacho Soup THURSDAY One Pot Baked Ziti Cheesy Garlic Crescent Rolls FRIDAY Queso Smothered Chicken SATURDAY BBQ Pot Roast over Cheddar Ranch Grits Caesar Green Beans SUNDAY Beefy Rice-A-Roni Casserole 2-Ingredient Fried Okra Chocolate Cherry Cake Follow Plain Chicken's board Weekly Menu on Pinterest. CONNECT WITH PLAIN CHICKEN ...more

Greek Food Gazette 14/02/16

windmills of Mykonos at night New wave of Greeks flocking to Astoria Here’s a Greek wine lesson: Santorini Assyrtiko Win 2 seats to March 3rd Tsiknopempti dinner at Avli in Chicago Twelve fish you’ve never heard but you should eat Few seats left for Feb.22 Seafood dinner at Penelope Restaurant Phyllo class on sale now for Friday, May13th at Le Gourmet Factory, New Jersey © 2016, Peter Minakis . All rights reserved. The post Greek Food Gazette 14/02/16 appeared first on KALOFAGAS | GREEK FOOD & BEYOND ....more

Semi-Silent Sundays: Ryder’s First Birthday Minion Party

So it’s been a while (okay, more like forever) since my last Semi-Silent Sunday post. I really like these posts because there’s something extra fun about doing minimal work on words and writing but still getting to share lots of pictures. I’m thinking of bringing them back for that reason ....more

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes


Easy Meal Plan Sunday 34

STRESS FREE Easy Meal Plan Sunday #34 so you always know “What’s For Dinner?” before ever being asked. Top recipes from favorite bloggers who have done all your time consuming meal planning for you! Cream Cheese Garlic Alredo Taco Lasagna Buffalo Chicken Taquitos Lemon Chicken Egg Rolls DATE NIGHT -KITCHEN CLOSED- Bourbon Street Chicken Breakfast Pizza with Hash Brown Crust Sloppy Jose Sandwiches Ding Dong Cupcakes Chocolate Fudge Pudding Cake Have a delicious week! ...more

Red Velvet Caramel Slice

The iconic caramel slice redressed for Valentine’s Day with a chewy red velvet base, a dreamy caramel center, and topped with dark chocolate, chopped white chocolate, and cute little red heart sprinkles. ...more