Turkey, Apple and Brie Bites

I am always excited to partner with quality food brands like Hillshire Farm. As always, even though this post was compensated, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

I don’t think I’ve talked much about some of my recent changes in eating. I’ve cut out a lot bread and pasta items that I used to eat all the time. I still enjoy them from time to time but they don’t dominate my meals as much. Instead, I like to combine protein with fruits and vegetables whenever possible. It seems like I am always short on time so being able to have a few items on hand that I can grab on go is key. One of my newest favorite grab and go items are these turkey, apple and brie bites.

Only three ingredients to make a snack that is BIG on flavor. Yum!

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TBT – Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Once October hits, I am a huge soup fan. I eat soup at least a few times a week between lunches and dinners. While I love broth based soups like vegetable quinoa soup and spicy sausage and tortellini soup, my absolute favorite to this day remainds Thai butternut squash soup. Back when I first shared the recipe for this soup, I definitely didn’t take pictures of it well enough to make you want to reach for a spoon and eat it. So, I thought I would try again and add it to our throw back thursday series.

Thai butternut squash soup is my favorite fall soup. It is creamy squash without the usual sweetness.

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Margarita Chicken Rice Bowl

I am so excited to continue my work with Success® Rice by sharing this recipe with you that has become a family favorite of ours. As always, while I was compensated for this post, all opinions and thoughts are my own.

We are big Tex-Mex and Mexican food fans. From burritos to quesadillas, we love the flavors of lime, cilantro combined with a hint of spice. One of my favorite things to get when we go places like Chipotle is a rice bowl. I was at home one evening and really craving one so I decided to make my own version. This margarita chicken rice bowl is so easy to make and ridiculously delicious too. You may never go to Chipotle again because you’ve got something even better that you make at home!

This margarita chicken bowl is so delicious. It is like Chipotle made at home.

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13 Candy Corn Ideas

Candy corn is one of those ubiquitous Halloween treats. From the basic candy corn candy to candy corn flavored cookies, it can be found everywhere. Of course, we can’t forget about candy corn crafts either! To really get you inspired to make something candy corn related, I’ve found 13 candy corn ideas that are the perfect inspiration.

These are the best ideas for candy corn themed recipes and crafts.

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TWIX Parfait

A few months ago, I discovered TWIX bites when I made my three ingredient TWIX dip. They are absolutely amazing and we keep a bag of them around the house all the time. I was dreaming up more ways to use them the other day and came up with this delicious TWIX parfait. It is so easy to make and perfect for whipping up as a dessert for a party or dinner.  If you don’t have little parfait glasses, you can easily just toss it all in one big bowl for serving. 

A TWIX parfait is the easiest dessert to make and is guaranteed to disappear when served!

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Pinworthy Projects Link Party

Happy Happy Friday! I am so glad this week is over…I just can’t even begin to tell you. I hope you were as productive as I was. Although, looking at this to do list, I feel like I barely accomplished anything.

I do have one BIG announcement though!


Let’s take a look at my faves from last week though as that was one thing I made a priority!

9.26 Pinworthy Projects Features

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice // Witches Hat Cookies // Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread // Painted Pumpkins // Fabric Pumpkins // Jalapeno Popper Pizza

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TBT – Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

So, you know when you make something that becomes a family favorite and you share it with a ton of people {say, on a blog} but the pictures just don’t do the dish justice? Yeah, I have plenty of those cases. I’ve decided that those recipes need the equal opportunity to be discovered and tried so I have been taking new photographs of them and will be sharing them as a Throw Back Thursday series here and there. It won’t be an every Thursday thing but keep your eye out from some renewed love in an old dishes like this pumpkin macaroni and cheese.

The perfect fall twist on a traditional macaroni and cheese. I love the idea of making pumpkin macaroni and cheese by adding pumpkin to the sauce.
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39 Halloween Recipes to Make This Year

Clearly I am focused on batches of 39 for this Halloween but I have no idea why. If you haven’t checked out my 39 Halloween craft ideas, be sure to go visit and get blown away by the creativity. Of course, perusing great crafts on an empty stomach is never a good idea, so I have 39 Halloween recipes for you to fill your stomach. 

Get ready for Halloween with these fabulous 39 Halloween recipes.

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Candy Corn M&M Halloween “Trash”

Sometimes, the simplest recipes are the best. I love creating recipes that are easy to make but taste delicious. This is especially true when Halloween or Christmas comes around and I want to be able to give treats to neighbors and visitors. One of our favorite things to make any time of year is white “trash.” I decided to change it up a little bit and make candy corn M&M Halloween “trash” after seeing the candy corn flavored M&Ms at the store.

The perfect Halloween treat: candy corn M&M "trash"

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39 Halloween Crafts

Halloween will be here before we know it. I mean…October 1st is in 2 days! How in the world did that happen? If you are like me, you are already thinking of some great Halloween crafts you can do for fun or to add some Halloween into your decor at home. I’ve got 39 Halloween crafts that are the perfect starting point for making your house spook-tacular.

I love all of these great Halloween crafts.

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