Three Ingredient Lemon Cake Batter Dip

Any time a recipe starts with the phrase “three ingredients”, it makes my heart go pitter patter. I love cooking but I don’t always have the time to make the recipes I want because of the lengthy list of ingredients. Having an arsenal of recipes that don’t require many ingredients, like three ingredient TWIX dip, carrot cake dip or this lemon cake batter dip, makes it easy for me to still make something even when I am short on time.

Three Ingredient Lemon Cake Batter Dip

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Triple Cheese Kale Dip Challenge

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We love hosting parties or just having people over to hang out at the last minute on a weekend. Whenever I have people coming over, I like to have at least a few snacks for them to eat while we talk or watch tv. One of the easiest things to serve is dip with either bread or chips. My newest favorite is triple cheese kale dip because, well, it has three cheeses in it. You can totally call it just kale dip though to make yourself think you are eating vegetables!

Triple Cheese Kale Dip

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Pineapple Pork Tacos

You know how they say that a stomach is a way to a man’s heart? In my case, tacos would definitely be a good way to try and go after my heart. From bang bang shrimp tacos to turkey tacos and cranberry salsa to pineapple pork tacos, I just can’t get enough.

Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

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Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramelitas

So, you guys see me posting all the Paleo recipes and I’m sure you are sitting there thinking “well, she has gone full on health nut on us.” While I do try to stick to Paleo as much as possible, I admit that I still enjoy {love, crave, desire…} sweets on a regular basis. I just went from having them almost every day to saving them for more of a special treat. Now, these dark chocolate sea salt caramelitas…I could eat these every day. I’d need an entirely new wardrobe filled with elastic waist pants but they are so good that I would never tire of them.

Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramelita

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Crockpot Paleo Chinese Pork

Each week, we usually end up with at least one crockpot meal on our menu. I’m gone during dinner time on both Tuesdays and Thursdays and I know that Mathlete isn’t going to want to put any effort into actually making a dinner when he gets home. So, I get up and prepare something that cooks all day and is ready when he is home. Since going paleo-ish, it has been a lot harder to find recipes we enjoy that also work in the crockpot. This crockpot paleo chinese pork that I made is definitely a winner though.

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Hot and Spicy Cheese Meatballs

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Basketball fever is in full effect! It is almost impossible to go somewhere and not hear people talking about the latest game or see it on TV. In our office, brackets are always the topic of the day. We love having friends over to watch sporting events to a few of the basketball games is another great reason for a sports related party in our basement! Of course, no party is complete without party food. My latest addition to the game day spread are hot and spicy cheese meatballs.

Cheez-It Spicy Meatballs

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Carrot Cake Dip

I can’t get over the fact that Easter is just over a week away! I am hosting Easter brunch at our house this year so I definitely need to get my butt in gear when it comes to planning a menu. At least I know I have a good resource for Easter recipes to turn to but I am still thinking of different dessert options. I don’t love the time it takes to bake so I am leaning towards something much easier like this three ingredient carrot cake dip.

Three Ingredient Carrot Cake Dip

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Paleo Sloppy Joes

Mathlete loves sloppy joes. Besides the one time I made them with turkey instead of beef, I don’t think I have ever gone wrong making sloppy joes for him. Of course, I am trying to stick to more paleo dishes so I needed to find a way to bridge the gap between Mathlete’s favorite and something I could eat. The result are these amazing paleo sloppy joes.

Paleo Sloppy Joes

 

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21 Essential Easter Recipes

I know you may be nursing your St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage {casserole, natch} hangover but it is time to think about brunch. As in, Easter brunch. We always try to get together with family on Easter and enjoy brunch together. I’m leaning towards hosting at the house this year so I went searching for inspiration and collected these 21 essential Easter recipes!

21 Essential Easter Recipes

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Kahlua Coffee Poke Cake

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I don’t usually share a holiday themed recipe on the actual holiday but, if you are like me, the real St. Patrick’s Day celebration will happen this weekend! So, I am here to help you out with the perfect dessert to close out your delicious meal. While I love Guinness and Irish Coffee cupcakes, I was searching this year for something a little different. My indecision led me to create this Kahlua coffee poke cake that I am in LOVE with.

Simple Kahlua Coffee Poke Cake

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