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Recipe of the Week: Super Bowl Snacks

Welcome back to Recipe of the Week! Every recipe last week was so much fun to read through!  Don’t forget to go check out this week’s Featured Recipe of the Week. What a perfect Mexican dish Now on to Recipe of the Week: Super Bowl Snacks The big game day is in a week. What do we all associate with Super Bowl? Amazing FOOD! I have to admit it, I am always much more excited for all the Super Bowl snacks then the actual game I know a l…

Recipe Organization with ZipList

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Do you Ziplist?  Have you heard of Ziplist? I have recently paired up with them to offer my Family Fresh Meals readers an easy peasy way to save & organize online recipes into a meal planner, generate shopping lists, and even how to find killer grocery deals in YOUR local area! I know “new things” can be intimidating, so I wanted to show you how easy it is to use, and how to sign up for this FREE service if you haven’t alr…

Soft Sugar Cookie Recipe: Halloween Style

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  Many of you have requested the recipe… so here it is! After my last cookie post, I had many of you email me for the sugar cookie recipe I use.   Since all of these requests came in after the cookies were made, I didn’t have a chance to take step-by-step pictures of the recipe…. but I promise, it is simple enough,so you really shouldn’t need that. Here is what you need. Made 25 VERY large and thick cookies ( or 40-60 sm…

Fun Lunch box Ideas for the Family Week 4

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  Here comes some fun lunch box ideas to try next week!         Howdy everyone! Another week of school has gone by.  Have you found yourself stuck in the same old  sandwich rut? If so, I have made a couple different types of sandwiches this week.  I hope this helps spark some new ideas for your lunchboxes! Here are the Fun Lunch Box Ideas for the Family – Week 4.  As always, I try to make all of these lunches in 10 minutes or less.  We are…

School and Work Lunchbox Ideas -week 17

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I’ve got some work AND school lunches for you this week! (contains affiliate links) Another week has gone by and I have a whole new set of lunches to share with you! This week I have included a couple school lunches AND a couple lunches I packed for myself. Not only is it easy to get stuck in a school lunch rut, but a work lunch rut too. So hopefully these ideas will help with that I hope enjoy my School and Work Lunchbox Ideas for this w…

Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the Family: Week 3

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Here are some new ideas for you to try next week!       I hope you all had a wonderful week.  Here are some of the lunches we packed this week. Some for the kiddos, some for me! These Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the Family were all assembled  in about 10 minutes.  I hope these lunches bring you some new ideas to try out this week.   Lets start off with the two adult lunches from this week. I made a big batch of my Crockpot Cool Ranch Chicken this w…

The Best Blender Salsa Recipe

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I’m not joking…it’s THE BEST! Chips and salsa have to be one of our family’s top ten favorite appetizers. Heck, there has been a couple nights where I’ve managed to make it a main meal! I know some of you are thinking…hey Corey, it’s much easier to just crack open a jar of salsa, than to make our own.   Ok, this might have been true, but this recipe changes it all! Blender salsas are the best because you…

Easy Candy Bar Poke Cake Recipe

Easy Candy Bar Poke Cake recipe

…e and candy too! When I was a younger, I remember drooling over Poke Cake. It was always a family favorite, and there’s a reason why. Poke cakes are moist, sweet and addicting. The fun thing about this kind of cake, is you can make it your own. I decided to name this my Easy Candy Bar Poke Cake Recipe, because you can use YOUR favorite cake recipe and candy choice.  If you are a chocolate fan, swap out the caramel sauce for chocolate and th…

Edible Cookie Dough Recipe {for two}

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…aise your hand if you love cookie dough!   Raise your hand if you love cookie dough! Why yes, I am raising BOTH of my hands.  I am one of those people who would much prefer to eat the cookie dough than the actual cookie.  My girls just happen to be the same way. As we all know eating raw cookie dough is a no-no.  Thankfully this Edible Cookie Dough Recipe is egg free, so you and your family can chow down without a worry.   I have made a similar r…

School Lunch Round Up Week 16

School Lunch Round Up Week 16 -- FamilyFreshMeals

…o like ALL foods. But it doesn’t hurt to throw in a couple new foods, or foods your kids have rejected in the past. Worse case, they don’t eat that small part of their lunch.  Best case, they try it again and like it! The reason my kids enjoy so many foods is because I try, try and try again. My little one HATED cucumbers forever and then just last week ate a big bowl full.  It goes both ways. My oldest was a cheese monster, and now w…

Crockpot Thai Peanut Chicken Recipe

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…, soy sauce, and honey. Pour sauce over chicken. Cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours or 6 on LOW. When 15 minutes remain of cooking time, shred chicken with two forks. Cover and continue cooking for the remainder of the time. Remove from crockpot and serve over brown rice, noodles, OR using as a salad topper or lettuce wrap! Top with peanuts, and if you like, cilantro. 3.2.2265 Here is what used to make this Crockpot Thai Peanut Chicken Recipe! Click on t…

Butterfinger Muddy Buddies Recipe

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Muddy Buddies + Butterfingers = lethal weapon   Muddy Buddies (aka Puppy Chow) is one of my favorite treats. Crunchy, sweet and bite-sized. What’s not to love? When you add Butterfinger to the mix, you have a lethal weapon.  I only make this special treat once and awhile, because my family and I….. ok, who am I kidding, I end up eating the WHOLE batch in one sitting! HA! NOTE: Keep this recipe in mind during the Thanksgiving / Hallow…

Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the Family: Week 2

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…ater, but I have been giving them this Vita Coco for Kids every once and awhile for a treat.     Just name some of it’s awesomeness… – Gluten Free – only 8 grams of sugar {must juice has 16 grams} – 200 mg potassium – only 35 calories – gluten free, wheat free – nothing artificial         { This was big D’s FAVORITE lunch this week! No doubt because of the dessert  } { School Lunch } Turkey sa…

Week 18: School Lunch Box Ideas

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A set of fresh new lunchboxes, coming your way!  (post contains affiliate links) TGIF! I hope you all had a lovely week. How’s the lunch packing been going? Remember if you ever have any questions or tips to share, leave it in the comments at the end of the post. I always love to hear about what you’re packing, and of course,  love to help if you have a question There’s nothing too special about lunch this week. Just some good…

Family Lunch Box Ideas – Week 12

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  A peek into our lunchbox week!       Howdy Family Fresh Mealers! I hope you are all having a fantastic week so far. Here is a round up of some lunches I packed for the week.  I hope they spark some lunch-packing inspiration for you   A quick side note:  You’ll see I have packed edamame again this week (a family fav)  I had a friend ask me how the heck I got my kids to like edamame. Well, for starters they are yummy! haha That always help…

Bunny Bait Easter Recipe

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Let’s catch ourselves an Easter Bunny! When I was younger, I remember making asimilarBunny Bait recipe with my mom . As a child, I had a blast leaving some Bunny Bait out the night before Easter for the beloved Easter Bunny. Luckily, the recipe makes a big bowl of this yummy snack for the whole family to enjoy Bunny Bait original idea from Lil Luna Ingredients– 4 cups of pretzels ( I like the square ones the best) – 1/2 cup wh…

Skinny Baked Mozzarella Sticks Recipe

Skinny Baked Mozzarella Sticks Recipe - Family Fresh Meals

…are always ordering mozzarella sticks when we go out to dinner.  Oh how I love this cheesy finger food, but not the fried, unhealthy factor.   So I busted out the bread crumbs and got to work! This baked, healthier  version of my husband’s favorite appetizer got two big thumbs up from the family. SWEET! Skinny Baked Mozzarella Sticks Recipe Ingredients 12 sticks part-skim mozzarella string cheese 1 large egg, beaten 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup It…

Easy Crockpot Vegetable Lentil Soup Recipe

…Hearty, healthy and an instant family favorite.    Lentil Soup starts to sound extra delicious to me as soon as the fall season approaches.  The absolute best way to make lentil soup is in the slow cooker. This Easy Crockpot Vegetable Lentil Soup Recipe has been a family favorite ever since Big D was a baby. The soft veggies were perfect finger foods for her little fingers.  Ahhh the memories Now that my girls are getting older, they ask for this…

Cowboy Caviar Recipe

Cowboy Caviar Recipe -- FamilyFreshMeals

…ot just for cowboys….. I don’t know if I should call this a  salsa or a dip .   It’s a little of both I guess. Whatever you want to call it, all I know is this Cowboy Caviar has so much flavor bursting with each bite…it’s really hard to stop eating. My favorite way to serve this Cowboy Caviar Recipe is with tortilla chips, but it also goes great with pita bread or veggies. Use any leftovers as a salad topper or the f…

Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Latte Recipe

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Fall flavors at their best! Fall is hands-down my favorite time of year. I love the crisp weather and beautiful colors of the changing leaves. But the absolute best part of this season is pumpkin flavored everything! I’m not gonna lie, this momma looks forward to pumpkin lattes all year round. If you share my same love for fall flavors, then I can’t wait for you to try this Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Latte recipe I created for Betty Crocker…