Baked Ziti

  We are staying with my in-laws for a short time until we find a house.  I certainly miss having my own place but it is fun to have a lot of people around.  My little boy Levi loves it here. He loves having a bigger place to roam around in and he loves the… 

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My Breakfast Man

As you know I love to cook!  But I’m not usually in the mood for cooking in the mornings and that’s why I have the perfect husband!  My husband loves breakfast, especially eggs, and he is very good at cooking anything breakfast. Yesterday he made the best omelets ever.  I wish I had taken a… 

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Chunky Twix Cookies

My sister-in-law’s birthday is this Saturday and she loves Twix candy bars so I surprised her with these incredible cookies last night.   I wasn’t quite sure how cookies would taste with Twix’s in them but oh boy! It was so good!  It adds a crunch to it, along with oozing caramel and of course chocolate!… 

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Chicken Stir Fry

This past week my father-in-law taught me how to make his famous Chicken Stir Fry.  It’s a family favorite.  He made up the recipe so I watched him make it and took notes.  I’m glad now I have this recipe written down so I can make it whenever.  He usually makes it in the summer… 

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Wheat Germ

A few years ago I heard a lady suggest to add wheat germ to baked goods. I had no idea what wheat germ was and why I would want to do that. Since then I have learned a lot about it and I add it to foods all the time.  So for those who are… 

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Street Tacos

  I love Mexican food and grew up eating it a lot.  My grandparents on my mom’s side are from Mexico and so my mom loves Mexican food.  She makes some really good food, so often I’m not impressed by Mexican restaurants.  I guess too much of it has been Americanized although it’s not to… 

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Guacamole

  Guacamole is so easy to make I’m not sure why so many people buy it.  I was reading an article on yahoo.com the other day saying a certain brand of guacamole only had 2% avocado.  That’s ridiculous.  My point is, it’s easy to make and quite inexpensive and it tastes really good!  Plus avocados… 

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Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Chocolate Chip cookie are my absolute favorite thing to bake and eat! I’ve tried many many recipes in my life but this one is my favorite! Part of the butter is browned giving the cookies a caramel like taste. It uses almost a stick less butter than most recipes and these are the softest cookies I’ve ever… 

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Healthier Peanut Butter Balls

Stay up to date on my newest recipes by following Love to be in the Kitchen on Facebook or Pinterest!   Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful New Year’s.  I’m excited to share this recipe with you. A month ago I went to visit my friend and she had some peanut… 

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