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Pound Cake

Print Pound Cake Serving Size: serves 10-12. Another of my childhood favorites. I love to serve this (unfrosted) with sliced strawberries and whipped cream. Ingredients2 cups butter (real butter, no substitutes) 2 cups sugar 8 eggs 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. vanilla extract 3 cups flour 1 tsp. baking powderInstructionsCream together butter and sugar. Add […]

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Carrot Cake

Print Carrot Cake Serving Size: Serves 10-12. This recipe was my maternal grandmother’s, and I remember my mom making it when I was little. My mom used to grate the carrots by hand. I am once again so thankful for my food processor! The job is done in no time at all. The sour cream […]

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Alfredo Chicken Lasagna

Print Alfredo Chicken Lasagna Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 45 minutesTotal Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Yield: 12 servings Surprisingly simple, this white lasagna is a twist on the traditional dish and a creative way to use leftover chicken.Ingredients12 lasagna noodles 3 cups shredded chicken 24 oz. Alfredo sauce (about 1 1/2 jars) 1 pound […]

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Strawberry Shortcake

Print Strawberry Shortcake Ingredients3 cups unbleached flour ½ cup sugar 4½ tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. fresh lemon zest ¾ cup butter, at room temperature ¾ cup milk 1 tsp. vanilla 4 cups sliced strawberries 2 cups heavy whipping cream ½ tsp. vanilla ¼ cup powdered sugarInstructionsIn a bowl, combine all of […]

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Herbed Pizza Crust

Print Herbed Pizza Crust This recipe will make enough crust for 3 13-inch pizzas or one 11×16 pan plus one 13-inch pizza. It will also make about 10 individual sized pizzas, which I make and freeze for my daughter’s school lunches. Ingredients4 1/2 cups unbleached flour 1 1/2 tsp. plus 1/2 tsp. sugar 1 1/2 […]

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Teriyaki Salmon

Print Teriyaki Salmon Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 25 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients1 pound salmon fillets, skinless 1 Tbsp. olive oil sea salt & pepper to taste 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce 8 cups raw baby spinach leavesInstructionsPreheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high […]

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Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Print Slow Cooker Taco Soup Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 6 hoursTotal Time: 6 hours, 15 minutes Yield: 6 servings It’s a quick and easy way to fix a Mexican dinner that won’t have you stuck in the kitchen. Instead, let your slow cooker do the work! You could also serve this dish with warmed […]

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Buttermilk Pancakes

Print Buttermilk Pancakes Ingredients1¾ cups unbleached flour ¼ cup whey protein powder 2 Tbsp. sugar 2 tsp. baking powder ¼ cup melted butter or oil 2¼ cups buttermilk 2 tsp. vanilla 2 eggs, slightly beatenInstructionsIn a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients. Make a well in the center of […]

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Pasta Primavera

Print Pasta Primavera Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 15 minutesTotal Time: 30 minutes Yield: 6 servings A great vegetarian dish all on its own, or add leftover grilled chicken, beef or shrimp. Experiment with different vegetable combinations — green peppers, mushrooms, squash and others are also tasty in this recipe.Ingredients1 pound dry pasta 1 cup […]

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Sloppy Joes

Print Sloppy Joes Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 35 minutes Yield: 8 servings You don’t have to rely on canned sauce to make your own tasty sloppy joes. It’s a simple recipe, and one that allows you to adjust the spices to your family’s tastes.Ingredients2 pounds ground beef 1 can tomato puree […]

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