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Oatmeal Breakfast Cake... and the Best Reason to Be Exhausted! I just got back from an impromptu trip to Nashville, TN (I live in Minnesota, remember).

Oatmeal Breakfast Cake... and the Best Reason to Be Exhausted!

This is the fourth year that my eldest son has participated in a week long service oriented mission team. In past years, they’ve served in Louisiana, South Carolina and Indiana– and this year they are in Nashville. The group’s focus is threefold. First, they serve at the host church, doing projects like putting in sidewalks and building sheds. Second, they visit various ministries in the area and not only learn about them, but serve with them. A week before the trip was scheduled to begin, the lady who has always done all of their meal planning and preparation had to have emergency surgery.

RecipeGirl Cinnamon Roll Pancakes. Updated 9/22/11 to Add: If you’re coming here to sample these delicious Cinnamon Roll Pancakes, you just might like the latest recipe that I’ve posted for Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Pancakes too.

RecipeGirl Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

And Gingerbread- Cinnamon Roll Pancakes too. Enjoy! If you’ve ever thought you needed a reason to eat pancakes, today is the day: National Pancake Day. Homemade Sugar Cookie Mix. Nov 17 Homemade Sugar Cookie Mix Why buy a mix when you can make your own?

Homemade Sugar Cookie Mix

Keep this in your cabinet for sugar cookie emergencies, or give it as a gift for the holidays! Plus, the mix has sprinkles. #winning It’s finally cold here in Sacramento. Ah, cooler weather. Er, or something like that. White Chocolate Key Lime Calypso Bars recipe from Pillsbury.com. Resting // Black Bean Soup with Roasted Poblanos. Merry Two-Days-After-Christmas!

Resting // Black Bean Soup with Roasted Poblanos

I’m sorry I didn’t get to pop in again before the big day and share some last minute sweets – after 6 months of intense work, travel, and just generally keeping it together, my body finally called for a time out, and I was out cold with the flu from Friday afternoon until Wednesday morning. Homemade Fudge Brownie Chocolate Protein Bars.

Rich, chocolatey, fudgy, gooey, sinfully delicious chocolate protein bars… 3 Steps To Instant Popularity: Step One: Take a class trip to a remote location.

Homemade Fudge Brownie Chocolate Protein Bars

Bonus points if the trip lasts more than a week, and double bonus points if the trip includes bus rides of 5 hours or more.Step Two: Bring along a stash of chocolate protein bars large enough to feed a small army. Step Three: Wait patiently. By day 6, it is almost guaranteed your tired and hungry classmates will clamor for your attention and fight over who gets to sit next to you. String Bean & Arugula Salad recipe. 10 Ways to Cook Tofu With Global Flavors. Tofu, again?

10 Ways to Cook Tofu With Global Flavors

Yes, definitely! Tofu is one of the most versatile foods. Chunky Shrimp Burgers with Avocado Aioli sauce. So the other day I was cleaning out my freezer trying to figure out why I had no room in it.

Chunky Shrimp Burgers with Avocado Aioli sauce

I found pecan pies, 10 pounds of butter, enough bacon to make a pig farmer proud and a bag of jumbo fresh shrimp. Now since I had been craving shrimp lately this was perfect. I checked the purchase date (WOO HOO.. just bought them 2 weeks ago!) And let them thaw out in the fridge that day. How To Make Paneer Cheese in 30 Minutes Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn. Paneer is the star ingredient in some of my most favorite Indian dishes — and probably yours too!

How To Make Paneer Cheese in 30 Minutes Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

I often find myself scooping just one more nibble of chewy, milky-tasting paneer from the dish long after I'm officially full. Sure, you can buy this firm cheese at the store to make your own homemade curries, but where's the fun in that?! If you have a pot, a strainer, and some cheesecloth, you can have fresh homemade paneer cheese in about 30 minutes. Paneer is a type of fresh cheese, meaning you can make it and eat it right away — no aging or culturing required. It's also one of the easiest cheeses to make at home. This cheese won't melt or get gooey the way mozzarella or cheddar will, but with paneer, this is actually an advantage. Amazing sugar cookie bars.

Amazing sugar cookie bars Thanks for stopping by!

Amazing sugar cookie bars

To get the newest recipes subscribe or join us on facebook. Also check out our recipe box for more yummy recipes. One of my all time favorite desserts is sugar cookies. Topped with spoonfuls of frosting, of course. Okay back to sugar cookies. Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup baking flour1/2 tsp salt1 tsp baking powder3/4 cup sugar1/4 cup powdered sugar1/2 cup salted butter softened1/4 cup sour cream1 tsp vanilla1 egg white1 egg Butter cream frosting: 1/2 cup unsalted butter -softened3 cups powdered sugar3 TB half and half1/2 t vanilla1/4 tsp orange extractOrange food coloring (optional) Directions: 1.

Malted Pretzel Crunch for Super Bowl Sunday - parsley sage sweet. First I just want to say that this malted pretzel crunch post was almost set to go Wednesday, and then my computer crashed.

Malted Pretzel Crunch for Super Bowl Sunday - parsley sage sweet

It was fixed briefly, but then it crashed again.