Hot Chocolate Bar and More

Making It Easy for the Holidays

Hot Chocolate BarWe Love our Hot Chocolate! Are you into making things festive yet want it to be easy? If you haven’t put together a Hot Chocolate Bar you’ve gotta give it a try! Oops, you’re not into Hot Chocolate … Tea and Coffee work too! Even a Dessert Bar.

Here are some easily purchased items that will help you put together a Hot Chocolate or Coffee-Tea Bar in minutes. I’m sold on Dean & Deluca’s Hot Chocolate on a Stick … How easy is that! And don’t you just love these Pioneer Woman Jumbo Mugs!

Making it Easy

Hot Cocoa Goodies

Making it Easy

Holiday Mugs

Making it Easy

Teas and Chocolate

Making it Easy

Tea Mugs Chocolate

Making it Easy

French Press & Coffees

Making it Easy

Easy Gingerbread and Hot Chocolate Mix

 



Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast CookiesBack in the 60’s Grandmother served cake or cookies to her husband for breakfast. Who knew? How lucky he was, I thought. Today an early morning cookie with coffee is pretty commonplace. It’s not a bad thing. In fact many cookies today are packed with a nutritional value that far outweighs the calories. Pair one of these wonderful cookies with coffee, tea or milk and breakfast is that easy.

Breakfast Cookie

Oats, Apples & Raisins

Breakfast Cookie

Triple Good Bars

Breakfast Cookie

Datenut Pinwheel

Breakfast Cookie

Fig Bars

Breakfast Cookie

Cranberry Spice

Breakfast Cookie

Gluten Free Raisin

Breakfast Cookie

Applesauce Oaties

Breakfast Cookie

Almond Slices

Breakfast Cookie

Moistest Oatmeal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakfast Cookie

Peanut Butter

Breakfast Cookie

Molasses Cranberry

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Gingerbread

Breakfast Cookie

Smiley Cookies

Fruit Bars

Fruit Bars

Breakfast Cookie

Vegan Molasses


Enchilada Soup

Enchilada soupWhen you’re craving enchiladas but don’t have the time try this perfect substitution that only takes about 10 minutes. My fav enchilada is made with just cheeses. And this is how I love this soup too. If you like chicken enchiladas just add cooked chicken to this recipe. It works! This recipe can serve 6 easily with a side salad for a complete meal. I love this soup! Hope you do too!

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24 Hour Salad

24 Hour SaladA great little salad you can revise. You can refrigerate for the full 24 hours but it’s great after just a few. I bet you can eat it immediately too … well, if the peas are thawed. It’s just a convenient recipe. Who makes a green salad 24 hours ahead!

Family gobbled it up so fast. Even those non-vegetable family members said, “This is a salad I can eat!” BTW, it doesn’t have to be measured perfectly to be perfect!

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Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

New version of the shortbread cookie. Cranberry fits, doesn’t it! What I like best about these cookies besides the deliciously buttery shortbread taste … they keep fresh longer, longer than many cookies … about 5 days. Not that they’ll last that long! But it’s a cookie you can make ahead. Like I have made here for my Thanksgiving crowd. Yes, we’ll have pies! But the days leading up to Thanksgiving we have to have dessert on those days too!

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Great Thanksgiving Sides & More

Thanksgiving Sides1. Apple Cranberry Chutney 2. Stuffed Mini Pumpkins 3. Beet & Arugula Salad 4. Portuguese Greens

5. Italian Mac-N-Cheese 6. Country Green Beans 7. Sautéed Green Beans 8. Macaroni & Cheese

9. Shredded Potatoes 10. Chopped Salad 11. Portuguese Peas 12. Dijon Potatoes with Green Beans

13. Roasted Red Potatoes 14. Cheese Potatoes 15. Standing Rib Roast 16. Au Gratin Potatoes

17. Tenderloin Roast 18. Turkey Alcatra

 


Tomato Soup Cake

Tomato Soup CakeSpice Cake made with applesauce I can understand. Or Pumpkin, here. But with Tomato Soup! I’m not sure who decided this was a good idea decades ago. But if it becomes your birthday cake at 10 and you long for it each year and you’re now 71 I’d say that’s a pretty good indication Tomato Soup Cake is tasty. The question is, are all Tomato Soup Cakes alike. Nope! While many can say they can’t taste the soup I’m not sure I can’t in certain recipes. In this recipe the spices are healthy measurements. Yes, I believe certain spices are healthy too. Here I mean plentiful. Enjoy this spice cake recipe. Add nuts and raisins or not. We prefer it that way but it holds up if your pantry is bare.

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