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Baked Coconut Chicken with Sweet Chili Pineapple Sauce

I love coconut shrimp! I loved it fried that is until I came across a baked version, a much healthier way to serve and eat it. That is when love became an obsession. Now I have 5 kids, and naturally kids just love chicken nuggets, so I decided to add a twist but taking one of my favorites the coconut shrimp and making it into one of theirs by … [Read More...]

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Carnival Party In A Box Giveaway & Carnival Recipe Ideas

Old Fashion Carnival Party GIVEAWAY   Hey friends, I have some exciting things to share today! I have been blessed to work with my friend, Sheryl over at Lady Behind the Curtain . Every first Friday I have been given the opportunity to share one of my recipes on her blog. If you haven't had a chance to check her page out, it basically has … [Read More...]

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Creamy Chicken Mexican Pasta Bake

This recipe combines two of my favorite things, first being Mexican food and the second, being that this is a baked dish. Prepare in the morning, reheat and bake in the evening, or make all at once & enjoy this pasta filled with fresh ingredients and flavor. The Orzo pasta, allows all the flavors to be present, by not over powering the sauce … [Read More...]

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Lunch Box Envy | #LunchboxLove Foodie Collection

The days of the brown paper bag with a smashed up PB&J, crumbled chips and a bruised apple are over! The fad of the Lunchable is gone. Now maybe this is because I am in my 30's and my palate has developed over the years, but I just can't stomach packing something like that any least for me. Now the kids, well PB&J didn't kill … [Read More...]


Eat. Create. Party! {Summer Fun Delay}

Welcome! So happy to have you here at the party. Sorry this is up late, we have been taking mini-getaway vacations and the traffic coming back was a bit, well a lot more than we anticipated and I didn’t get home in time to get this up, so sorry for the delay. Once again, I will be sharing many of my favorites this weekend again on my Facebook … [Read More...]

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Chocolate Nutella Poke Cake | moist chocolate hazelnut cake

So I know that I am not the only Nutella addict out there; simply based upon the fact that there are Nutella restaurants, food trucks and well sites dedicated to Nutella. My daughter recently came up with a drawing and recipe for a Nutella cake. This past week she was gone at her grandma’s, so I thought I would whip it up and when I told her she … [Read More...]

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Breakfast Lasagna | layers of pancakes, eggs, sausage and maple béchamel

My family all loves breakfast; it is one of our favorite meals of the day. Now as ironic as this is going to seem I was recently running on the treadmill at the gym running and watching what else but the Food Network. It was one of my favorite shows where the host shows how to make their favorite dishes. When Eric Greenspan made his breakfast … [Read More...]

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Cherry & Vanilla Bean Tart | Simple ingredients, amazingly delicious!

I am not the biggest fan of cherries, but my kids and hubby love them! In fact, a favorite event this summer has been who can spit the cherry seed the furthest. Yes, I have 3 young boys, 4 if you include my husband and two little girls that well can push their brothers to the limit and almost, just almost out spit them when it comes to cherry seed … [Read More...]


Eat. Create. Party! Summer Time Link Up!

Welcome to Eat. Create. Party! Happy summer! I love this time of year with pool side splash-a-thons, ice cream and running outside things can’t get much better than that. Can’t wait to see what you have been up to! Thanks for coming by!!! See you next week! XOXO San Here's what my lovely co-hosts and I have been up to this week, be sure to … [Read More...]

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Simple Egg White Breakfast Casserole |bacon, smoked Gouda & spinach

I grew up eating this amazing breakfast casserole, I am sure you know that one that I am talking about. It has bread, cheddar cheese, sausage, more cheddar cheese, eggs, more cheese and milk, then a little more cheese. I love it. My mom always made it for special occasions like, Christmas morning, showers, Easter or if company was in town. While I … [Read More...]

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Easy Red Velvet Poke Cake | w/ Cream Cheese Filling & Best Ever Cream Cheese Buttercream

I wasn’t a big red velvet cake fan until I married my husband. His mom makes a killer red velvet cake, recipe coming soon, don’t worry! I never really knew that red velvet, had chocolate in it until I made my own for the first time, now I am a fan. Add chocolate to anything and I pretty much will love it. This poke cake is amazing. Rich, moist … [Read More...]

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Petite Vanilla Bean Scones | Starbucks Inspired {Copycat Recipe}

I love Starbucks. Any time. Anywhere. Hot or cold. In a box or in a tree, I will take a Starbucks any way, you see. My sweet little niece, Kennedy, 2 years old, is the same way. She loves Starbucks – when she goes she orders a “white coffee” aka whole steamed milk (no coffee or flavorings) and a petite vanilla scone. The other morning I went … [Read More...]

Eat. Create. Party

Welcome! Happy 4th of July!!! Thanks for joining us again, I can’t wait to see what you have been up to. XOXO San Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes // Shrimp & Veggie Alfredo // Pistachio Chip Ice Cream Caramel Coconut Potato Chip Marshmallow Treats // Citrusy Beer Float // Staying ‪#‎FreshNaturally‬ with Tom's of Maine White … [Read More...]