Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Turtle Cheeseball #FantasticalFoodFight

Welcome to another Food Fight! Fantastical Food Fight is a group of food bloggers who will get a theme or ingredient each month and make some sort of variation for it. It could be traditional or nontraditional and can be found in a cookbook, on a blog, or be a blogger's own creation! For more details, check out this page.

This month's Fantastical Food Fight theme is CHEESEBALLS. No, not the little bright orange snacky treats. But the appetizer composed of cheese - usually cream cheese and other cheeses, but not always. Why cheeseballs? Why today is National Cheeseball Day! So Happy National Cheeseball Day! I hope you all enjoy the treats we have to share with you today. They truly are wonderful appetizers for family/friends gatherings or holiday get-togethers.

Turtle Cheeseball #recipe #appetizer #dessert #turtle #chocolate #caramel #pecans #apples

My cheeseball went the sweet route and it is probably my favorite cheeseball of all-time. This Turtle Cheeseball has the classic elements that make up turtle desserts: caramel, chocolate, and pecans. You can use basically whatever dippers you want, but I highly highly recommend apples. I have trouble finding caramel bits, although you can order them off of Amazon, so I used caramel squares cut into quarters.

Turtle Cheeseball #recipe #appetizer #dessert #turtle #chocolate #caramel #pecans #apples

Monday, April 15, 2019

Menu Plan Monday - April 15, 2019

Menu Plan Monday for Apr 15, 2019 // What I'm making this week #menuplanmonday #mealplan

My Easter dinner menu isn't yet completed but I know for sure that I'm bringing cake and an appetizer. I'll try and update when I can if I am making more. Let me know what you're fixing for Easter in the comments below!

Monday - Italian Sausage & Pasta with Basil Cream Sauce
Tuesday - Nutty Cheesy Salad
Wednesday - PB&J Muffins // Stir Fry Soup
Thursday - Ranch Crockpot Pork Chops
Friday - 2 AM Breakfast Burgers
Saturday - Easy Cinnamon Roll French Toast Roll Ups
Sunday - Easter Dinner: Why I Joined Zaar Carrot Cake // Dill Pickle Cheese Ball

What are you having for dinner this week?
Feel free to leave a link to the recipe in the comments!


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Friday, April 12, 2019

Italian Noodle Casserole

This casserole is like baked ziti with lighter Greek yogurt and zucchini in it!

Italian Noodle Casserole #recipe #beef #pasta #Greekyogurt #zucchini #maindish

I have made this recipe two or three times now trying to get a good picture and it's just not going to happen. It ALWAYS photographs orange. Don't let that deter you from how absolutely delicious this recipe is. It reminds me a lot of baked ziti but lighter. You use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream or ricotta and there is zucchini in it. Any pasta recipe with zucchini ends up being on my favorites list. I'm sure that's merely a coincidence but all the pasta with zucchini recipes are always so great!

Italian Noodle Casserole #recipe #beef #pasta #Greekyogurt #zucchini #maindish

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Blueberry Nut Bread

This beautiful blueberry nut bread is the perfect spring breakfast or snack.

Blueberry Nut Bread #recipe #blueberry #bread

I used to make banana bread all the time years ago and fell out of that habit. I saved lots of fruit bread recipes back then because I adore banana bread so much and felt that other fruits had to be pretty dang good too. I was really excited about this blueberry nut bread and a little intrigued by the maple syrup aspect of it. It wasn't strongly maple flavored, which I did like, but it did have a hint of maple enough to remind me of blueberry pancakes and that made me so happy.

Blueberry Nut Bread #recipe #blueberry #bread

Monday, April 08, 2019

Menu Plan Monday - April 8, 2019

Menu Plan Monday for Apr 8, 2019 // What I'm making this week #menuplanmonday #mealplan

I am trying to keep up with my blog but man alive, life is crazy! I'm going to try and get last Friday's post up asap, but until then...this is what we're going to be making this week. Let me know what you're having!

Monday - One Pan Creamy Lemon Pasta with Chicken and Asparagus
Tuesday - Nachos Bell Grande
Wednesday - Easy Cinnamon Twists // White Bean and Ham Soup
Thursday - Spicy Spaghetti Squash Noodles
Friday - Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Philly Cheesesteak Pizza
Saturday - BLFGT Sandwich // Cheddar Jalapeno Meatloaf
Sunday - Cinnamon Streusel Pancakes // Salted Nut Roll

What are you having for dinner this week?
Feel free to leave a link to the recipe in the comments!

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