Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bars | Make Ahead Mondays

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bars from the kitchen of Foodie with Family

Time again for Tasty Penance wherein I apologize for all the fattening recipes I give you by offering a super healthy one that still tastes great. I present to you: Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bars! They taste ever so much like a proper oatmeal raisin cookie but they are good for you. How good for…

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Quick & Dirty Raspberry Cheesecake Fried Pies

Quick & Dirty Raspberry Cheesecake Fried Pies from Foodie with Family.

Get the yoga pants out now, folks, because I discovered something very dangerous indeed when I was making empanadas last week. I’ve told you before of my abiding love for Goya Discos and empanadas and that I always keep a stash of those lovely little shortcut pastry rounds in my freezer. How can you go…

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Vanilla Yogurt and Berry Parfait | Make Ahead Mondays

Yogurt and Berry Parfaits by Foodie with Family

  I’m thirty eight years old and I just started to like breakfast. I’m not even kidding. The truth is, until this point, the only time I wanted to eat anything before noon was when I was pregnant. Mind you, I was pregnant for a grand total of four-point-one-six (repeating fraction) years, but the point…

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Earl Grey Raisin Scones with Sticky Lemon Glaze | Downton Grub Files

Earl Grey Raisin Scones with Sticky Lemon Glaze from Foodie with Family

  The body of this post and the printable recipe do NOT contain SPOILERS, however, I cannot make any promises about the comments section. If you are not caught up on Downton Abbey (Episode 1 of Season 3 as of this writing on January 12th, 2013), you may not want to read comments. I also…

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Lemon Dill Spreadable Cream Cheese and the FwF Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Lemon Dill Spreadable Cream Cheese from Foodie with Family.

  Update: The winner of the Sam’s Club giveaway is Barbara N. Nice start to a Monday, eh, Barb? Check your email for details. I have to tell you that I have a list of kryptonite foods -foods against which I have absolutely zero self control- and today’s post contains seven of them in one…

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Ranch Bake-In-Slices Bread

Ranch Pull Apart Bread

This is going to be a little crazy all over the place, so please bear with me, but I have a lot of ground to cover. First -and most importantly- my entire family thanks you for all the condolences and expressions of support you’ve shared with us after the loss of Val. It means more…

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Freeze and Bake Bacon Cheddar Scallion Scones | Make Ahead Mondays

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Update: The Pick Giveaway Winner plugin chose Jana as the winner of our Folgers Holiday Exclusive Gift Pack. Congratulations, Jana! Check your email! A couple months ago, I hauled out of bed on a Saturday morning, pulled back my hair and put on my face, put some clothes on that I hoped were cute (who…

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Stir-Fried Brussels Sprouts with Chinese Sausage

Stir Fried Brussels Sprouts with Chinese Sausage Featured Image

I don’t know whether you’re aware of this or not, but I have a serious Brussels sprouts fixation.  I’ve shared my ultimate favourite way of eating them before but there is no such thing as too many good ways to prepare the sweet little cabbages so I have another gorgiferous and splendid Brussels sprouts recipe…

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Banana Churros with Butter Rum Caramel | A Party Wrap-up

Banana Churros with Butter Rum Caramel Dipping Sauce

Hello, gorgeous dessert. Of all the recipes  I’ve done for the Captain Morgan’s Spice Up the Holidays campaign, this is the one that disappeared the fastest. I guess it’s natural, what with being deep-fried and all… I introduce to you my final recipe that I developed for the contest: Banana Churros with Buttered Rum Caramel…

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Dirty Chai | Make Ahead Mondays

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Dirty chai sounds kind of wrong, doesn’t it? In a sense, really, it is. It’s the marriage of tea and coffee. …And in another sense, it’s a metaphor for my marriage. I am a tea drinker. My husband is a coffee drinker. In fact, he never voluntarily drank tea until he met me. I lived…

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