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What is Yeast for baking?

If you’ve been wanting to bake with yeast but find the whole process intimidating this post is for you. I’m answering all of your questions about yeast so you can bake with confidence. You’ll learn about the different types of baker’s yeast, how to store it, and how it works. If you’ve ever asked what…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

When you feel like chocolate but want peanut butter cookies you need to make my Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies! This is my best peanut butter cookie recipe filled with chocolate to make your favorite food combo in one cookie recipe. This recipe is easy and fast with no chill time – it’s one of my…

Easy Teriyaki Meatballs

Looking for a fast dinner? My Easy Teriyaki Meatballs with P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Teriyaki Sauce are the perfect 30 minute meal when you’re in a hurry – but you can also make them in a slow cooker as an appetizer. Teriyaki meatballs with pineapple is my favorite 3 ingredient recipe! This post is sponsored by…

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Baked Oatmeal

All breakfast should be healthy but not necessarily taste like it, and this Easy Baked Oatmeal fits that bill! It’s easy, fast, made in one bowl with no mixer, and it’s only 135 calories per serving! An added bonus: it doesn’t taste like regular old mushy oatmeal AND it has a cinnamon sugar topping. #winningatoatmeal…

Ground Turkey and Peppers Recipe

This quick ground turkey and peppers recipe is one of my favorite easy weeknight dinners! It has all the flavors of classic stuffed peppers but is so much easier to make and serve. Instead of stuffing and baking the peppers, you just cook everything in a skillet. Plus, it can be served in a variety…

Baked Oatmeal Muffins

Baked Oatmeal Muffins are an EASY breakfast recipe that you can make ahead of time for on the go! These healthy breakfast muffins don’t have any flour or oil and can be customized with your favorite mix-ins. They are freezer-friendly, too, so you can make a big batch for easy breakfasts during the week. I’m…

How to Measure Sugar

Did you know how you measure sugar for a recipe makes a difference when you’re baking? Depending on the kind of sugar you are using you may need to use different methods for measuring it. So, I’m explaining how to measure sugar for baking so you don’t have to guess if you’re doing it right.…

Homemade Apple Pie Filling

Homemade Apple Pie Filling – this easy recipe takes just a few minutes and tastes so much better than canned pie filling! Keep it in your freezer for when you want pie filling ASAP! You never need to buy the can of pie filling again – just whip up this easy recipe to use for…

My Favorite All Butter Pie Crust photo + video tutorial

This All Butter Pie Crust is my absolute favorite pie crust recipe. It works EVERY time and produces flaky, buttery homemade pie crust that will make your pie recipe perfect! With this easy tutorial you will get the perfect pie crust every time. PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER I’m going to break down…

Zucchini Brownies

Zucchini brownies are a healthier recipe for brownies, and these are the BEST zucchini brownies ever! They’re ooey, gooey, and SUPER fudgy brownies. And NO one will know they have zucchini inside! PIN IT NOW to save for later! Yes, it is another zucchini recipe. I know, you’re probably yelling at the computer chanting “No…

Easy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders

Easy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders are the perfect easy dinner recipe. These are baked in the oven so they’re healthier than fried, but they’re crunchy and full of flavor. PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER If there is one thing I can count on Jordan to eat that’s not pizza or grilled cheese, it’s…

Easy White Bread (homemade recipe)

This EASY White Bread is made from scratch. It makes two loaves and is the perfect sandwich bread! Making homemade bread is easier than you think. This post is sponsored by Fleischmann’s® Yeast. Their RapidRise® Yeast makes making homemade white bread EASY! PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER This year, my goal is to…

Easy 5-Minute Gravy

This Easy 5-Minute Gravy Recipe is perfect for turkey, chicken, or beef! It’s so flavorful and it’s foolproof too and perfect for a any meal. PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER! Gravy has always been sort of an enigma to me. I’ve never known the exact ratios of liquid and thickener or whether to…

Ultimate Pizza Dough Recipe

This is the ULTIMATE Pizza Dough Recipe! This easy pizza crust recipe can be made thick, thin, or personal sized with whole wheat or gluten free flour. You can make a baked pizza crust or a grilled pizza recipe. Top it with whatever you like for the best dinner, or make a dessert pizza! PIN IT NOW to…

Peach Pie (double crust or crumble recipe)

Peach Pie is such an easy pie recipe. Make this easy peach pie with a crumble topping or as a double crust pie or even with a lattice! It’s the perfect peach pie recipe. PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER Peach season might be in summer but you can enjoy peach pie all year…

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Dinner Recipes

Easy Teriyaki Meatballs

Looking for a fast dinner? My Easy Teriyaki Meatballs with P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Teriyaki Sauce are the perfect 30 minute meal when you’re in a hurry – but you can also make them in a slow cooker as an appetizer. Teriyaki meatballs with pineapple is my favorite 3 ingredient recipe! This post is sponsored by…

Ground Turkey and Peppers Recipe

This quick ground turkey and peppers recipe is one of my favorite easy weeknight dinners! It has all the flavors of classic stuffed peppers but is so much easier to make and serve. Instead of stuffing and baking the peppers, you just cook everything in a skillet. Plus, it can be served in a variety…

One Pot Pizza Pasta

Pizza pasta is an easy dinner that’s family-friendly, fast and delicious! It’s a one-pot pasta recipe that take 30 minutes to make with just a handful of ingredients. This simple pasta dinner is great for busy weeknights – plus you can customize it with your favorite pizza toppings. You know those nights when everyone’s starving…

Spicy Shrimp and Peppers

This easy spicy shrimp recipe is one our favorite weeknight meals! It’s a quick and easy 30-minute dinner that’s easy to prep and so delicious. You can use fresh or frozen shrimp to make this easy dinner and we love to serve it with pasta or rice for a complete meal. This shrimp and peppers…

30 Minute Ground Beef Stroganoff

This easy dinner is the perfect weeknight meal: Ground Beef Stroganoff, done in just 30 minutes! I’ve changed up this classic recipe into a faster and easier dinner – and it’s picky eater approved. PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER Growing up, we ate beef stroganoff really often. It was one of my dads…

Spicy Chicken Dinner (30 minute meal)

This easy Spicy Chicken Dinner is a 30 minute meal that’s perfect for weeknights. It’s a one pot skillet meal with corn and zucchini with a little bit of spice! Even the picky eaters liked this chicken recipe! PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER Guys I’m struggling with getting dinner on the table every…

Corn Pasta Salad

Easy salad recipes are the best in summer and this Corn Pasta Salad is one of my favorites. Made with tortellini, corn and lots of grilled veggies, this simple pasta salad has a homemade Italian vinaigrette. Similar to my Pesto Pasta Salad and my Pizza Pasta Salad, I used cheese tortellini in this recipe –…

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Chocolate Chip Turtle Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies, melted chocolate, pecans, and melted caramel. That’s all you need to make these turtle cookies. I use a super-easy shortcut to make them and once you see it, I know you’ll want to give these caramel turtle cookies a try! If you’ve ever thought turtle cookies are hard to make – I…

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Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

If you’re looking for a special breakfast recipe for the holidays this Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake is one to try! You don’t have to choose between cinnamon rolls and coffee cake – you can serve both. Homemade coffee cake is baked inside a Pillsbury cinnamon roll “crust” and the whole thing is ready to go…

Coconut Chocolate Pudding Pie

This Coconut Chocolate Pie is inspired by my favorite candy bar – an Almond Joy! It’s a homemade pudding pie with a chocolate cookie crust that’s so cool, creamy and decadent everyone will fight over the last piece! The pie filling is made with homemade coconut and chocolate pudding that takes less than ten minutes…

10 Pie Baking Tips

If you’re not sure about how to make pie, follow my 10 pie baking tips for guaranteed success! I’ve been making pie from scratch professionally for over 10 years and have tons of tips on how to do it – easily. I promise YOU can make pie!

Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie is a classic Southern pie recipe that has a sweet baked custard filling. It’s a little bit like a chess pie and it’s so good. If you’re looking for a new pie recipe, try making this one. We love how simple it is to make and how good it tastes! I’m the self-proclaimed…

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Pecan pie is good but CHOCOLATE Pecan Pie is better! You will wow your family this holiday with this pie: it’s a classic pecan pie that has a chocolate fudge center that tastes like a gooey brownie! This post has been sponsored by Karo® Syrup, which has been making my family pecan pies amazing for…

Seriously Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

This EASY Pumpkin Pie is the best and easiest ever! It’s the PERFECT pumpkin pie recipe and has just 6 ingredients. This is a NO FAIL pie that will be perfect every time! If you don’t think you can make pumpkin pie, think again: you CAN make this one! This post is sponsored by Sabra,…

Blueberry Crumble Pie

Blueberry Crumble Pie is the BEST Blueberry Pie recipe! The blueberry pie filling is a foolproof recipe I’ve been making forever and it has a brown sugar crumble.  If you want to bring the best dessert, be sure to make this easy pie recipe! Blueberry Pie is such a classic pie recipe and it’s one…