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Valentines Day is my favorite holiday. My sweetheart’s favorite dessert is a s’mores, so what better easy dessert to make for her than this decadent chocolate marshmallow strawberry shortcake! You can’t go wrong with marshmallows, chocolate and strawberries, right? This easy Valentine's dessert is the perfect sweet treat following your romantic Valentine's Day dinner. Great treat to share among friends for Galentine's Day too!
These brown butter toffee chocolate chunk cookies are chewy, chocolatey and SO flavorful! A decadent treat for any chocolate lover! The addition of brown butter brings an incredible nutty flavor to these chewy cookies, and the toffee a perfect amount of crunch! This easy cookie recipe is perfect as a lunch box snack, after school snack, or bake sale recipe! #uniquecookierecipe
This rainbow vegetable crudité platter is packed full of colorful veggies and makes the most delicious edible centerpiece! Pair it with an easy dipping sauce for an appetizer adults and kids will love! Need a healthy snack for the big game? This healthy twist on the traditional cheese board or charcuterie board is a must have for any game day party! A vegetable crudité platter takes just minutes to put together and is so easy to make ahead of time! #footballpartyfood #healthyappetizer
These French-Style crepes are the perfect breakfast! Top with chopped apples, cinnamon and brown sugar for an easy, sweet-crepe filling. You can fill or top them with whatever your heart desires. I’ve got a wonderful Nutella crepes recipe, you could add roasted strawberries, the filling possibilities are endless! Today we’re filling an easy crepes recipe with sauteed chopped apples, cinnamon and brown sugar for an easy, sweet-crepe filling.
When I need a healthy breakfast in a hurry, my go-to dish is a frittata! This spinach and red pepper frittata takes just 20 minutes from start to finish and it’s loaded with nutritious veggies and protein! Best of all, it’s made with basic ingredients that you probably already have in your fridge! Stuffed with baby spinach, peppers, and cheese, this spinach and red pepper frittata makes a delicious breakfast, brunch, lunch, or light dinner! #healthyvegetarian
Looking for healthy appetizers and healthy snacks for Super Bowl Sunday? No matter which team you’re cheering for in the Super Bowl this year, one thing all football fans will agree on: You’ll need snacks. But indulging on your favorite finger foods doesn’t have to mean cheating on your New Year’s diet! This round up of my favorite healthy Super Bowl snacks will keep you satisfied until the final seconds on the big game clock!
These healthy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders are crispy, juicy, and paired with a honey mustard sauce. So quick and easy for a busy weeknight meal! These healthy air fryer chicken tenders have been on our rotation for a while now, and they’ve become a favorite for picky eaters and toddlers! His plate is cleared every time. Your family will love this healthy, kid friendly dinner idea! #familydinner #airfryerchicken
Entertain like a boss! This easy crab rangoon dip takes all the deliciousness of your favorite Asian appetizer, and makes an ooey gooey cheesy dip everyone will love! The perfect appetizer for game day, tailgate parties, and Super Bowl parties. Made in one bowl, this cheesy appetizer is a total crowd-pleaser! #SilverSpringsHorseradish #sponsoredpost
Chocolate lovers rejoice! These healthy chocolate zucchini muffins are loaded with chocolate chips, and packed with all the wonderful nutrients of carrots and zucchini! What’s even better, the shredded veggies make these so moist and incredibly delicious! These Chocolate Zucchini Muffins will be a new family favorite for breakfast, healthy snack or dessert!
Count down to the ball drop with this New Year’s Eve Dessert Charcuterie Board! The best thing about this New Year’s Eve dessert charcuterie is that it doesn’t require any cooking! This festive and easy holiday dessert makes a perfect edible centerpiece for your New Year's Eve party. This dessert board is customizable and makes an easy addition to your appetizer spread for Super Bowl parties, showers, or any special occasion.
Air Fried Salmon bowls are a delicious and healthy dinner option for a busy weeknight! Have this delicious bowl on your table in under 30 minutes! This is the ultimate healthy dinner recipe to enjoy some delicious seafood for an epic family diiner!
An easy chicken dinner is my go-to weeknight meal idea. Chicken Piccata is a classic Italian dish. Tender chicken breasts are simmered in a fresh lemon caper white wine sauce. Serve this simple chicken dinner recipe dish over pasta or sauteed spinach for a guaranteed family favorite! Plus easy to follow video guide!
This stunning gingerbread wreath is so simple to put together and makes a stunning edible centerpiece! Perfect for holiday entertaining! You’ve built gingerbread houses, now you can make a gingerbread wreath! The holiday season is upon us and this gingerbread wreath is the festive touch your holiday party OR New Year's Eve party needs! A great holiday recipe to make with your kids!
Your coffee equipment is lined up, and you’re ready to show off your barista skills. These easy coffee drinks are all you need for entertaining this holiday season! Get holiday party ready! An after-dinner coffee will relax your guests and keep the conversation going. Luckily, there’s a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. #Christmasdrinks #holidaycocktails #winterrecipes
Step up your cocktail party with this cocktail garnish board! Sliced fruit, rimming salts and herbs unite to create this stunning board perfect for all your cocktail needs! It’s a colorfully stunning alternative to a traditional charcuterie board and your one stop shop for everything cocktail garnishes! It can also serve as a show-stopping centerpiece for your holiday party, New Year's Eve Party, or Super Bowl party!
Looking for a super easy one pot dinner recipe or easy family dinner idea? This creamy Tuscan chicken recipe is packed with tender artichoke hearts, sun dried tomatoes, and spinach in a creamy garlic cream sauce that the whole family will love!
Say goodbye to slaving over the stove for creamy risotto! This no-fuss Instant Pot Mushroom Gorgonzola Risotto is quick, easy, and delicious! Ever since the Instant Pot came along, this classic Italian dish is easier and quicker than ever! The time it took to prepare went from an hour to just 15 minutes. It's a super easy side dish or vegetarian dinner option!
This stunning Gingerbread snack cake has all the warm flavors of Christmas in each bite! Topped with fluffy brown butter buttercream for the perfect holiday treat! The moist cake is full of molasses, ginger, and warm spices for that old-fashioned gingerbread flavor, and is the perfect size to serve a small group this holiday season! #sponsoredpost #AnchorDairy #christmasdesserts #easysheetcakerecipes
Holiday parties are in full swing and I have just what every party needs: a great charcuterie board! This grazing platter is perfect for Christmas eve, Christmas dinner or a gathering with friends! As a former personal chef and caterer, charcuterie boards were my most requested item! This fun and festive Christmas Charcuterie Board is the perfect centerpiece for any Christmas party!
The best holiday party appetizers don’t have to break the bank! Here are some classic appetizers that are on budget and every bit as delicious! The very best Christmas appetizers are also easy to prepare! These make ahead appetizers are just what your party needs! Great for game day and Super Bowl parties!
This recipe is so simple to make! Simply cut and core apples, place in an Instant Pot with fall spices, and cook on high pressure for 20 minutes! Puree with an immersion blender or standard blender. This easy apple butter recipe is perfect as a snack or add it to your holiday party charcuterie board as a sweet dip option.
It’s like a deconstructed gyro and this healthy meal is the best thing I’ve had all quarantine! The best part is they’re so simple to make! If you have been following the Windy City Dinner Fairy for a while, you know I’m a huge fan of Mediterranean food, so I have a feeling I’ll be making this Greek Chicken Bowl pretty often. They’re perfect for busy weeknights!