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Game day is coming! Just think: we are less than one week away from the BIG game. I’ve been looking over my list of 100+ foods ideas and even the Whole30 friendly football appetizers for the past few days. Of course, I know that wings are a must at our party no matter what else I am making. In addition to regular wings, I also plan to make General Tso’s wonton cups too using the delicious Tyson prepared wings!


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Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

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Ok, so we are exactly one week away from the big day. That means you have one week to decide what to serve to all those hungry sports fans in between plays and commercials. The guys in our group always love anything buffalo chicken related so I will be serving a new take on my spicy sausage pinwheels: buffalo chicken pinwheels {or pizza wheels as the kids call them}!

These buffalo chicken pinwheels are the perfect game day food!

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5 Must Haves for Your Super Bowl Party

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Over the weekend, some incredible football was played and the two teams going to the Super Bowl this year were set. That means, around the country, tons of people starting planning their Super Bowl parties. I know I definitely kicked my planning into high gear knowing it was just a few weeks away. As I was planning, I was trying to think of the requirements for a great party and thought I would share my 5 must haves for your Super Bowl Party!

5 Must Haves for a Great Super Bowl Party

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13 Whole30 Super Bowl Recipes

I’ve talked a lot here and on social media about my adventure doing Whole30 this month (I even had a friend share her words of wisdom!). I started on January 5th without thinking about how that might impact our Super Bowl plans though. I’ll still be finishing up Whole30 when we host our Super Bowl party which means I need some Whole30 Super Bowl recipes to make so I can actually eat! Just in case you are in the same boat, or maybe just want some healthier options at your party, I’ve gathered up 13 recipes that are Whole30 compliant and perfect for game day!

13 Whole30 Super Bowl recipes - Perfect for game day and completely Whole30 complaint.

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Bacon Macaroni and Cheese Bites

Every year, I host a Christmas party where we invite all of our family and friends to come and celebrate with us over drinks and food. I start planning the menu about 2 months in advance and am always looking for new things to add to it. I had been toying with the idea to recreate a favorite appetizer from a local Italian restaurant but that sort of morphed into this bacon macaroni and cheese bites the more I played around with it.

Delicious bacon macaroni and cheese in a little party perfect bite

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Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins

At the beginning of the year, I asked on my Facebook page what readers were looking for in the New Year from the blog.  A friend of mine asked for more vegetarian recipes.  Now, I’m a meat eater to the core {with the exception of a year stint as a vegetarian back in college} so this was definitely a challenge for me.  I decided to start small and created stuffed sweet potato skins for a great vegetarian alternative to the traditional potato skins filled with bacon.
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100 Super Bowl Party Recipe Ideas

Ok, we are T minus 11 days until the BIG game.  You know the one…the Super Bowl!  I am not a huge football fan so I don’t get into the big game but I do get into the commercials and, more importantly, all the delicious foods!  For me, pretty much any party is all about the food.  So, to make sure your party has all kinds of delicious food, I rounded up 100 Super Bowl Party recipe ideas.
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World’s Best Queso Dip Recipe

Are you hosting a holiday party this year?  Or maybe you are attending a pot luck style party and you are wondering what to take.  I have the world’s best queso dip recipe {trust me…that is not an exaggeration} that will absolutely be a huge hit anywhere you serve it. Queso Dip Top View with Label_wm [Read more…]

Bacon Caramelized Onion Dip with Philidelphia Cream Cheese


Remember how just yesterday it was July?  Yeah…me too!  I feel like August is absolutely flying by!  Of course, having two birthdays back to back in our house doesn’t make time slow down at all.  Double birthdays means the beginning of my August is always filled with invitations, R.S.V.P.s, party decorations and of course…food.  You can’t have a party without delicious food!  Even though the parties are for the kids, adults get the kids there/stay for the party and so should be rewarded with a bit of grown up food too!  That’s where caramelized onion dip with bacon comes in…a combination of Philadelphia cream cheese, caramelized onions and bacon makes it the ultimate parent reward for enduring a 2+ hour birthday party.

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Guacamole: Just Add…

To a lot of people, there isn’t much that you can do to guacamole to make it any better than it already is. It is a creamy, tangy and spicy treat all mixed into one bowl.

Now, of course, I have already revealed that I add salsa to my guac for the texture issue I have {note: I fully understand it is me…not the guac!}

When we were in New York recently though, I had guacamole with an ingredient that I wouldn’t have really thought to put in…

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