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Mexican Pizza with New Phillsbury Artisan Pizza Crust & a Giveaway!

New Pillsbury® Artisan Pizza Crust with Whole Grain is the perfect canvas for a culinary masterpiece, or should we say master-pizza! Just add your favorite ingredients and enjoy a hot, fresh meal in minutes. Whether your family loves pepperoni, veggies, or the works, the possibilities are endless with New Pillsbury Artisan Pizza Crust with Whole Grain.  With 16 grams of whole grain per serving, this is a pizza crust the whole family will love Now available in the refrigerated section of your local grocery store I had the opportunity to try this pizza dough out the other night.  It rolled out beautifully and baked up nicely and was very delicious.  The family didn't even notice it was whole grain crust because it was so delicious.  It made for a super quick and easy dinner.  In fact this recipe is so simple I feel a bit silly sharing it with you, but it was tasty!! Mexican Pizza 1 pizza crust 1 can refried beans 1/2 cup ranch dressing 1 pound hamburger cooked and

Chillin' Coleslaw

I have searched long and hard for a good coleslaw recipe.  My family has endured lots of failures in this effort, so I was so excited to finally make one that not only did they LOVE it, but ate every bit of it.  It reminds me a little of the coleslaw at KFC.  I named it Chillin' Coleslaw because  I believe the secret is letting it chill in the fridge for awhile.   Chillin' Coleslaw 8 cups shredded cabbage (or diced) 1/4 cup shredded carrot (or if you are lazy like me 2 bags of coleslaw mix from the grocery store.) 2 Tablespoons minced onions 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup milk + 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 1/2 Tablespoons white vinegar 2 Tablespoons lemon juice Mix your 1/2 cup milk with the 2 teaspoons lemon juice and let sit forabout 5 minutes.  Pour your shredded cabbage, carrot and onions in a bowl and toss to mix together. Mix sugar, salt, pepper, milk/lemon mixture, mayonaise, vinegar and lemon juice together

Great Progresso Soup Coupons

Though summer is winding down, soup season is just gearing up! If you´re craving rich and creamy flavors, but don´t want to splurge on calories, the two new creamy flavors of Progresso® Light soups are here with a reason to celebrate! At 100 calories per serving, now you can indulge in warm, creamy soups like Light Creamy Potato with Bacon and Cheese* and Light Chicken Pot Pie Style* without feeling guilty. Packed with indulgent, satisfying flavor, these two new Light creamy soups are the perfect way to make thoughtful eating decisions without sacrificing incredible taste. These two new Progresso Light creamy soups are joining the lineup of more than 40 flavorful soups that are 100 calories or less per serving  These Weight Watchers® endorsed soups have 100 calories and a 2 PointsPlus value per serving  The Creamy Potato with Bacon & Cheese variety boasts pieces of potato with savory bacon and rich cheese flavor  The Chicken Pot Pie Style variety exudes a home-style essenc

The Bread That Never Fails

I'm sure that this bread recipe doesn't turn out perfect for everyone every time, but you will find it is so simple, easy and you will be hooked.  I personally have only had incredible results with it.  I received this recipe from a friend who not only is a great cook but an incredible photographer.  She took our family pictures a few years ago and considering what she had to work with they were amazing!! You can check her and her work out here .  Anyway back to the bread one word it is delicious!!  The Bread That Never Fails 3 cups warm water 1/3 cup oil 1/3 cup honey 1 1/2 Tablespoons Yeast (4 1/2 teaspoons) Mix together for 1 minute. Let sit for 10 minutes until spongy. Then add: 1 Tablespoon salt 4-8+ cups wheat flour (it took me 8 and I uses half wheat/half white flour) Start with 4 and add just enough that the dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Knead for 2 minutes. Shape into a big ball. Cut into three pieces and shape into loaves.  Place in

Betty Crocker Shake-N-Pour Dessert Mixes Giveaway

The sweet smell of mouth-watering desserts baking in the oven is now just a shake away! New Betty Crocker ® Shake-N-Pour™ Dessert Mixes let you get to the fun faster and with less mess. Varieties include delicious Chocolate Brownie, Confetti Cupcake, and Chocolate Cupcake Betty Crocker Shake-N-Pour Dessert Mixes are now available in the baking aisle at your local grocers These mixes are so easy (and fun) to make that even your kids will want to get in on the action. Simply add water to the dessert mix, shake, and pour into your favorite baking pan. In a matter of minutes you and your family can enjoy that same taste you love, in a fraction of time. Fun is just a shake away! A few days ago we were craving something sweet and homemade.  Bad thing is we were low on groceries, no eggs, no was pathetic.  So we grabbed on of the Shake-N-Pour mixes, added some water.  My daughter did the shaking.. In no time flat we had some delicious brownies.  Simple and quick! It wa

Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats

This is a new way to cook up zucchini and it was amazing!! The picture does not do it justice. I found this beauty over at  Skinny Taste she has some other versions that look delicious also, along with lots of other yummy things!!  It was a bit time consuming to make, but well worth it.  The flavor combination is so delicious!!    Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats from skinnytaste 1 1/4 cups spaghetti sauce 4  medium zucchini (I used 5 small) 1 tsp oil 1/2 cup onion, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 lb sausage 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 8 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese Bring a large pot of water to boil. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Cut zucchini in half lengthwise and using a spoon or melon baller, scoop out flesh, leaving 1/4" thick. Chop the scooped out flesh of the zucchini in small pieces and set aside. Drop zucchini halves in boiling water and cook 1 minute. Remove from water. Place 1/4 cup of sauce in the bottom of a 9 x 12" baking dish, a

Baked Chicken Ranch Taquitos

I apologize It has been awhile since I have posted a recipe.  I have been having computer issues with my photo program.  So frustrating!! I have finally found another way to get the pictures here.  YAY!!  This is a delicious recipe.  I found it over at Six Sisters' Stuff (an amazing blog).  They look time comsuming but really come together pretty quickly.  The bacon ranch combo make for a great flavor change to the normal taquito.  I will be making these again and soon!!   Baked Chicken Bacon Ranch Taquitos Adapted just a bit from Six Sisters' Stuff 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened 12 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled 4 cups cooked, shredded chicken 1/4 to 1/2 cup ranch dressing 2 cups shredded cheese 1/4 cup diced onions 20 (6-inch) flour tortillas Salt Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cover a cookie sheet with aluminum foil and spray lightly with cooking spray. Mix together cream cheese, chicken, bacon, cheese, and onions. Add in 1/4 cup Ranch dressing and tas

Progresso Recipe Starter Coupon

Get a head start with dinner on busy weeknights this September with coupons for Progresso Recipe Starters.  Click here for a coupon worth  $0.65 savings off the purchase of 1 can of Progresso® Recipe Starters Cooking Sauce. I didn't want you to miss out on the savings! Coming soon...a review and Progresso Recipe Starters gift pack giveaway!! * Update: I just noticed Safeway has these on sale for .89 this week. You can only get two at that cost, but add the coupon and you get an amazing deal on these soups at .24/each!!   Coupon information provided by MyBlogSpark .