Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken from It's a Keeper

I don’t know about you, but here in northeastern Pennsylvania, the temperatures have been hot, hot, hot with a healthy dose of humidity. When it gets like this, all I want to do is find myself a cool, refreshing pool that I can hang out in all day long. The last thing I want to do is think about dinner when I’m splish-splashing the day away. It’s times like this that I turn to my slow cooker to help me get dinner on the table.  And, this recipe for Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken is one of my family’s favorite … Continue reading

Easy Chicken Pot Pie Puffs

Chicken Pot Pie Puffs

If you’re a busy mom like me, you know that the dinner hour is one of the most stressful times. Everyone is just getting home for the day.  There’s homework to be done.  Sports practices to get to.  And, lo and behold, your family wants to eat. Go figure! So many busy moms struggle with getting dinner on the table every night.  If you wish you had more time to spend with your family and less time in the kitchen, then you need to learn how to meal plan. Meal planning has been a life-saver for me.  This little bit … Continue reading

Banana Cheesecake

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GIVE A CLASSIC NEW LIFE WITH THIS BANANA CHEESECAKE! All the favorites of the classic banana pudding are in this banana cheesecake.  With almost 2 boxes of vanilla wafers and chunks of banana not to mention the creamy center. Print Banana Cheesecake Prep Time: 40 minutesCook Time: 55 minutesTotal Time: 1 hour, 35 minutes Yield: Serves 10 to 12Serving Size: 1 – 12th A twist on a classic!IngredientsFor the Crust: 1-1/2 cups vanilla wafers, finely crushed 1/2 cup pecans, chopped 1/4 cup butter, melted For the Filling: 17 vanilla wafers 2 large ripe bananas, diced 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 … Continue reading

Cinnamon Roll Biscuits

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EASY TO MAKE CINNAMON ROLL BISCUITS! Are you overwhelmed at the idea of making your own cinnamon rolls?  Well, now you can make them in biscuit form!  NO YEAST and you don’t have to worry about perfectly rolling them up and slicing. Not too sweet with a crunchy sugar topping.  I love these easy to make cinnamon roll biscuits. Print Cinnamon Roll Biscuits Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 14 minutesTotal Time: 34 minutes Yield: Makes 10 BiscuitsServing Size: 1 biscuit Cinnamon rolls made easy!IngredientsFor the Biscuit: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3 teaspoons baking … Continue reading

Pretzel Hamburger Buns

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Whenever there’s a pretzel hamburger bun on a menu I always order it.  Now I can have them at home too!  These pretzel hamburger buns were so easy to make.  BE BRAVE!  Don’t let making bread scare you.  It really is quite easy and well worth it.  These pretzel hamburger buns are so tender and add another layer of flavor to you burger.  Come on you can do it.  Try it.  I promise you won’t be disappointed. FOR DETAILED PICTURES WATCH THE SLIDE SHOW BELOW Print Pretzel Hamburger Buns Prep Time: 2 hoursCook Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 2 hours, 20 … Continue reading

Light Italian Orzo

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This Light Italian Orzo lends great flavor with the sweet red pepper, corn and the savory herb blend.  The perfect side dish for your next barbeque. Print Light Italian Orzo Prep Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 20 minutes Yield: Serves 6Serving Size: 3/4 cupCalories per serving: 178Fat per serving: 3 grams Quick and easy recipe!Ingredients3/4 cup uncooked orzo pasta 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups frozen corn, thawed 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon pepperInstructionsCook pasta according to package directions. In a large skillet coated with oil, sauté … Continue reading