Individual Shepherd’s Pies & Getting Your Kids to Eat Veggies

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From yummy flavors and fun shapes to delicious dips and occasional sneakiness, like most moms, I’m always looking for different ways to get my kids to eat their veggies. Read on for some of my ideas, and this yummy veggie-packed dinner full of flavors kids love – Individual Shepherd’s Pies. Individual Shepherd’s Pies

#GlutenFree Stir Fried Beef and Broccoli with #McCormickFlavor #AD

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Dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes with just a few ingredients? Absolutely when you use McCormick Gluten-Free Recipe Mixes to make this super easy Gluten Free Stir Fried Beef and Broccoli. Gluten Free Stir Fried Beef and Broccoli

Jack O’Lantern Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Peppers for #SundaySupper

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We are teaming up with the Idaho Potato Commission this week to inspire you to “spookify” your #SundaySupper with Fun and Scary Halloween Recipes. With an easy and tasty beef and veggie mix topped with cheesy mashed Idaho® potatoes, you’ll have heads turning with Jack O’Lantern Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Peppers. Jack O’Lantern Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed… 

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Asian Beef and Broccoli Lettuce Wraps for #WeekdaySupper

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With so many cuts and cooking technique and flavor combinations, #WeekdaySupper has teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to highlight the versatility of beef and we are giving you a month of simple recipes perfect for busy weeknights. For a quick and healthy dinner (or even a fun appetizer) with bold Far East flavors, all you… 

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Breakfast Bacon Enchiladas – Guest Post from The Texan New Yorker

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Hello Cupcakes and Kale Chips readers! I’m Julie from The Texan New Yorker, and I am so honored and thrilled to be guest posting for Brianne today. In addition to reading her blog, I also follow Cupcakes and Kale Chips on Facebook, and Brianne is now my go-to girl on knowing which day/week/month is which… 

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Greek-Style Beef Kabobs (aka Souvlaki) for @Beef #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper is teaming up with the Beef Checkoff to highlight and celebrate the versatility of beef. Travel to Greece (or even just your favorite Mediterranean restaurant) without going any further than the grill in your backyard by making Greek-Style Beef Kabobs (aka Souvlaki). Greek-Style Beef Kabobs (aka Souvlaki)

Bacon Cheeseburger Crustless Quiche for #SundaySupper

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Welcome to the #SundaySupper Man Food feast! With bits of burger, pockets of cheese, and of course, the most manly food ever – bacon – don’t call this a girly recipe. As breakfast, brunch, or my favorite, brinner, all of your favorite guys will want a slice (or three) of Bacon Cheeseburger Crustless Quiche. Bacon Cheeseburger… 

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Bella & Brie Steakhouse Salad – #FWCon @RosenHotels Recipe Contest

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Inspired by the menu from A Land Remembered at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort, home to the 2014 Food & Wine Conference, covered with sliced beef, sautéed mushrooms, slightly melty cheese, toasted pecans, and a Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette, this salad definitely makes a meal. Use any leftover steak from your barbecue in this Bella &… 

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Beef Wellington Braciole for #SundaySupper

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This week, #SundaySupper is giving you huge variety of recipes to inspire you to Stuff, Wrap and Roll. Stuffing mushroom duxelle and gorgonzola in flank steak, rolling  it up, and wrapping it with twine to let it braise in a red wine tomato gravy will give you a completely new twist on two classic dishes… 

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Baby, That’s a Good Merlot Onion Burger for #SundaySupper with @GalloFamily

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It’s #SundaySupper, and the Gallo Family reminds us that, much like wine, I imagine, the best recipes always have a story. Juicy hamburgers so moist and flavorful from the addition of sautéed onions and red wine, topped with sharp cheddar cheese and homemade Worcestershire ketchup, then piled on a soft, slightly toasted bun will make… 

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Beef & Potato Skillet Supper for #SundaySupper around the #FamilyDinnerTable

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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by American Family Insurance. All opinions are my own. This week, the Sunday Supper Team is joining up in the first of a series of events with American Family Insurance to gather around the  #FamilyDinnerTable with some of our favorite childhood recipes.  I updated one of the dinners that my mom used to make… 

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Easy Beef Tacos and Spaghetti Squash with Salsa & Queso Fresco (@CookingPlanit Review Part 1)

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Disclaimer: I was provided with a set of T-fal cookware to use and review, a set to give away, as well as the full version of the Cooking Planit iPad app to use and review.  As always, all opinions are my own. Do you want to go to one place to plan your dinner menu,… 

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Slow-Cooker Mongolian Beef Stew – March #ImprovChallenge

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My slow-cooker and I, well lately, we go together like peas & carrots… Which is exactly what you find in this Slow-Cooker Mongolian Beef Stew.  Why?!  Well, because it’s Improv Challenge day, and peas & carrots is our theme this month.

Slow Cooker Aloha Chili for #WeekdaySupper

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It starts off as one day a week and soon becomes a way of life.  #SundaySupper has now expanded to #WeekdaySupper… And for an easy weekday meal, Slow Cooker Aloha Chili definitely fits the bill!

Worcestershire Blue Cheese Volcano Burgers

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Valentine’s Day is this week, and if I were a good food blogger, I’d be bringing you something red-velvety and whipped creamy and oozing with chocolate.  But I guess I’m not a good food blogger, because instead I am bringing you something meaty and juicy and oozing with cheese.  Sorry…

Paul’s Make the Whole Crew Happy Sausage Meatballs with Red Gravy for #SundaySupper New Year’s Eve Potluck with @Emeril (#glutenfree)

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‘Twas the Sunday before Christmas Eve and the house was all snug. But I still had to feed Hubby, Mom Sam, Mom-in-Law and The Bug.

Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast with Mushrooms inspired by Giada DeLaurentiis for #SundaySupper

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I should have known I’d be a foodie.  Even back in the days when, in my world, fruit = banana, vegetable = corn, lunch = ham sandwich on potato roll, no mayo or mustard, I would go into my grandma’s bedroom, gather all her bottle of perfume, boxes of jewelry, and knick knacks, and… pretend… 

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Black & Bleu Steaks from The Part Time Housewife for Foodie Friends Friday (Part 2) – June 8, 2012

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When I saw Lauren, The Part Time House Wife (sadly her blog died), post Grilled Black & Bleu NY Strips, I knew I had to make them.  I mean, put blue cheese on anything, and I’m in.  And I had just the perfect occasion come up just a few days after I saw the recipe… 

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“Bill’s Chili” and WFD?

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OK, OK, I know yesterday I said it was the last of the birthday party recipes, but I lied.  One more.  Because you have to have this recipe.  It is just too awesome.  And it has bacon. I am part of a few Facebook groups where members share recipes, and everyday we answer one question… 

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Roasted Veggie Balsamic Meatloaf and Manly Men Meals

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So I think I mentioned that last weekend I had my four generations of men for dinner last Sunday.  Well, what better for a good, manly men meal than meatloaf, right?! But you know I had to get some veggies in.  When I saw this Roasted Veggie Meatloaf with Balsamic Glaze from Ann at The Fountain… 

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Sundried Tomato, Rosemary, and Balsamic Marinated Flank Steak and Dating Days

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I mentioned yesterday that I would share the marinade I had used for the steak that I put on this wonderful salad.  So I am following through on my promise. Back when The Hubby and I started dating, he had been doing the Atkins diet.  I pretty much destroyed that, with my love for ice… 

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Super Simple Slow Cooker Steak Pizzaiola

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One thing that gets me really annoyed and upset is throwing away food.  Yes, I know the whole, “there are starving children in Africa” thing, as my mom used to tell me.  I suppose I am a bit ashamed to admit that my reasons are not all that altruistic.  It really comes down to the… 

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Oscar Night Dinner for My Four Leading Men – Crockpot Beef Pot Roast with Mushrooms “Sorta-coto”

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It’s the same thing every year.  I always want to watch the Oscars to see all of the fabulous dresses and hairstyles, and the incredible jewelry, and my current celebrity crush (right now, I’ll take the Ryans – Gosling and Reynolds) in a tux.   In college, actually, for pretty much any awards show, we… 

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