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3 ways to mix up your granola | #NVGranola

Breakfast with Nature Valley Protein Granola

April 21, 2015 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I have been a fan of Nature Valley Granola Bars since I was a little girl. So naturally I was thrilled when they started making GRANOLA! Then they came out with different varieties, even more exciting! The added protein is a great bonus also. I love to have a bowl in the morning for breakfast... Read More

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No Bake Berry Icebox Cake

April 16, 2015 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the flavors that I think of when I think of spring is berries. Any berry will do, I never met a berry I didn’t like! Today, I have a simple yet impressive dessert using Lucky Leaf pie filling.┬áLucky Leaf pie filling is a quick and simple baking or non-baking solution (like with this... Read More

Easy Roasted Potatoes and Smoked Sausage |

Easy Roasted Potatoes and Smoked Sausage

April 15, 2015 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I love roasting vegetables in the oven. It gives them such great flavor and texture. My family especially loves it when I roast potatoes to serve along side whatever meat I may be serving for dinner. Well, today’s recipe includes the meat with the potatoes. It all gets roasted together. This uses smoked sausage which... Read More

No Boiling Baked Ziti |

No Boiling Baked Ziti

April 14, 2015 6:15 am Published by 1 Comment

Sometimes, you just need an easier way to get things done. It’s nice when you can save time by eliminating a step when making a recipe. Right? Well, I would like to introduce you to a tasty baked ziti recipe that does not require you to boil the noodles. Yep, no need to boil the... Read More

Real Reads on - The Best of Me by Nicolas Sparks

Real Reads – The Best of Me

April 11, 2015 6:15 am Published by 1 Comment

Recently, I saw there was a movie that somehow I missed. I can’t remember what I was looking at online when I discovered it, but I was definitely interested in it. After looking more into what the movie was about, I discovered it was based on a book. It happened to be a Nicolas Sparks... Read More

Crock Pot Pork Chops |

Crock Pot Pork Chops

April 9, 2015 6:15 am Published by 4 Comments

Raise your hand if you love it when you only need 5 ingredients or less for a recipe! That’s a lot of hands. Well, you will all be thrilled to hear that that is exactly what is up for today. It is a simple pork chop cooked in a slow cooker. You only need 2... Read More

Hot Roast Beef Sandwiches |

Hot Roast Beef Sandwiches

April 8, 2015 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

My youngest daughter has a love for Arby’s roast beef sandwiches. So the recipe today is similar to her favorite take out sandwich, but even better. Instead of Arby sauce, this sandwich has a secret sauce that gets spread on it that is similar to what goes on top of the mini ham and cheese... Read More