Loaded Mint Chocolate Cookies

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These cookies are hands-down my favorite holiday treat ever. Not trying to brag, but they tend to disappear within hours after leaving the oven. The first time I made these years ago I used a sugar cookie batter and chopped Ande’s Candies.  Ande’s aren’t a whole lot of fun to chop and I prefer a…

Chicken Sausage Lasagna Rollups

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I adore lasagna (as does my husband who would be happy if I served it every night). However, I do not love the idea of using a pound of beef, a pound of sausage, and a pallet of cheese. Lasagna, heavenly as it is, brings tears to my eyes when I remember that it’s so…

Chicken & Red Pepper Alfredo

Red Pepper Alfredo

After many years fearing bell peppers (I am still constantly fighting my oh-so-picky inner child) I’ve  found that they’re a delicious addition/alternative to other vegetables in many dishes. Red has become a favorite for me- I love the sweetness they offer to balance out salty flavors, and the bright color takes the blah out of…

Quick(ish) Turkey Chili

Turkey Chili

Oh, chili. I could eat it every single day for the rest of my life and I would be content. The ability to make virtually endless variations is why it’s a favorite, but also makes it hard for me to decide which one to share first! For me, chili always starts with beef, ground turkey,…