Parmesan Mozzarella Baked Cauli-Tots (aka Pizza-Tots)

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I’ve gotten you all addicted to (or at least intrigued by) cauliflower tots (tens of thousands of pins can’t be wrong), so you knew it was only a matter of time before I gave you some new varieties. Here, you’ve got the cheese, the oregano, a bit of garlic – dunk them in some tomato… 

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Vegetable Parmesan Quinoa in the Slow Cooker – Guest Post from Lauren Kelly Nutrition

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Last week I asked on Facebook what types of recipes everyone would like to see more of, and one of the popular answers was recipes for getting your kids to eat their veggies. For this, I knew I had to go to my friend Lauren from Lauren Kelly Nutrition. She brought an amazingly easy and… 

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Fettuccine Pumpkin Cauli-Fredo for #SundaySupper Back to the #FamilyDinnerTable

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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by American Family Insurance. All opinions are my own. This week is the third in a series of events that has Sunday Supper joining up with American Family Insurance to gather around the #FamilyDinnerTable.  This time around, we are getting a little cheesy with savory recipes featuring The Bug’s favorite ingredient – CHEESE.  I made… 

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Eggplant Parmigiana Pasta Casserole – September #ImprovChallenge

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It’s one of my favorite days of the month – Improv Challenge Day.  This month we were improving with Pasta & Cheese.  I decided to reinvent a classic Italian-American dish into a much simpler comfort food recipe in my Eggplant Parmigiana Pasta Casserole.

Bacon Corn Pesto Pasta and Roasted Broccoli with Parmesan (@CookingPlanit Review Part 2)

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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. Sure, Cooking Planit is a great resource for your typical Monday to Friday… 

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Pancetta, Kale, and Parmesan Frittata – A Guest Post from Ann of The Fountain Avenue Kitchen

Hi friends! I am very busy chilling poolside with a cocktail or lounging on the sand or frolicking in the waves in Virginia Beach. OK, truthfully I am probably carrying The Bug around the pool trying to teach him to swim, chasing him on the sand, trying to keep him from crying from the waves,… 

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Italian Herb and Parmesan Polenta Croutons

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Just a quick post for you today, as I wanted to post these separate from tomorrow’s salad.  Why?  Because they were so good that I would put them on many more kinds of salad, not just the one I’ll be sharing with you.  And you could change around (or omit) the seasonings so that it… 

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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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Two Cheese Butternut Squash Macaroni & Cheese and Daycare Dining

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A few months ago, The Bug started going to pre-school.  Technically, since the isn’t even two, it is daycare, but I prefer to call it “pre-school” because it makes me feel like a less lame stay-at-home mom.  I am sending him for educational purposes, not to get a bit of a break in order to… 

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Lemony Chicken Foil Packets and Firing Up the Grill

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It’s March, and I am grilling.  That never happens!  This has been the weirdest winter, and being somebody who is always cold and hates being cold, I am not complaining.  It would have been nice to have one good snowstorm, so that I could get a chance to play in the snow with The Bug,… 

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Baked Spaghetti Squash with Spicy Sausage Tomato Cream Sauce

I’ve gotten a few people intrigued by spaghetti squash, and some who haven’t had it in awhile are looking for new ways to use it.  In fact, Katie, from …and a glass of red wine was asking for a spaghetti squash recipe to make for her brother and fiance.  Unfortunately I couldn’t get this post… 

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Eggplant Parm-lasagna with “Faux”-lognese Sauce and Being Part of the Foodie Blogosphere

I am definitely a newbie when it comes to writing a blog.  Really, I am even a newbie when it comes to recording my recipes.  Yes, I am a scientist, and in the lab I was always very exact with my measurements.  I think that is why I love baking – formulas, measurements, acids, bases,… 

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Lemon Parmesan Roasted Broccoli – Best Supporting Actor (Simple Side Dish)

Like the Oscar acceptance speeches, I am going to keep this one short.  The past few days, I have posted the pot roast and mashed potatoes from my Oscar Night meal for some of my leading men.  I made them happy, but being a good granddaughter, daughter, wife, and mother, I also want to keep… 

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Parmesan Balsamic-Caramelized Onion Smashed Potatoes and Sunday Dinners

When I was a kid, Sundays always went the same way.  I got dressed in my Sunday best, which, much to my displeasure, usually involved tights and patent leather Mary Janes.  Then we were off to church at 9am, followed by an Entenmann’s chocolate frosted mini-donut from the church basement and a ride across town… 

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