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Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Whether you make them indoors on a grill pan or fire up the outdoor grill, these grilled shrimp tacos put you in a beach state of mind no matter the weather. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Whether you make them indoors on a grill pan or fire up the outdoor grill, these grilled shrimp tacos put you in a beach state of mind no matter the weather. We can all agree that tacos are amazing, right? The possibilities for fillings are endless, they’re perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, and you almost always have the ingredients to make some kind of taco in the house at…

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Spinach Fettucine Alfredo

Easy Spinach Fettucine Alfredo Recipe - a semi homemade option for easy weeknight dinners * GoodieGodmother.com

This Spinach Fettucine Alfredo recipe is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bertolli® and Carando®. All opinions are entirely my own. 5:30 p.m. on any given weekday, the Godfather is on his way home from work, the girls and I have just finished afternoon activities, and I need to have dinner on the table by 6 to keep the evening on schedule. Am I concerned? Not in…

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Lemon Sun-Dried Tomato Linguine

Less finicky than an alfredo, but still creamy and comforting, this lemon sun-dried tomato linguine recipe is a winner! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Less finicky than an alfredo, but still creamy and comforting, this lemon sun-dried tomato linguine recipe is a winner! Recently, I’ve been working on becoming a better cook. I’m a good baker, and a solid cook – remaking leftovers on the fly is my specialty – but there’s room for improvement. What the blog doesn’t show are the super quick meals I piece together most weekdays. Scrambled eggs with vegetables are…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Salads/ Side Dishes

Ensaladilla Rusa – Spanish Potato Salad

Ensaladilla Rusa, also called Ensalada Rusa, or just Spanish potato salad, is a favorite Spanish dish. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Ensaladilla Rusa, also called Ensalada Rusa, or just Spanish potato salad, is a favorite Spanish dish.  I made this dish for my Daddy. Today is his birthday and so it seemed fitting to share Ensaladilla Rusa on the blog. When my parents visited last summer, we had a barbecue. The visit coincided with Fourth of July, and when it’s summer (or winter, or anytime really) and the Godfather has time,…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Sauces and Condiments

Bourbon Honey Glazed Ham

Make your baked ham extra special with a homemade glaze. It takes just 5 minutes to make the glaze for this bourbon honey glazed ham! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Make your baked ham extra special with a homemade glaze. It takes just 5 minutes to make the glaze for this bourbon honey glazed ham!  When I think of ham, I think of thin slices of specially cured pork goodness on sandwiches, as part of tapas, or toppings on pizza, but for holidays or special occasions, I don’t always think of preparing a baked ham – I usually make my smoked…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Soups & Stews

Yukon Gold Baked Potato Soup

A classic comforting soup recipe, this Yukon Gold baked potato soup is a family favorite!

A classic comforting soup recipe, this Yukon Gold baked potato soup is a family favorite! Ready in just a few minutes, it’s comfort food you can make on a weeknight.  Darlings, I don’t know what’s happening with the weather here, but it’s cold again. We had some gorgeous 70 degree days and then… a high of 33 F (about 1 C for the rest of the world). Given the mild…

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Cuban Red Bean Soup {Potaje Colorado}

The best red bean soup recipe I've ever tried, this Cuban red bean soup - potaje colorado - is a family favorite! The recipe includes instructions for making on the stove top or in an Instant Pot! * GoodieGodmother.com

The best red bean soup recipe I’ve ever tried, this Cuban red bean soup – potaje colorado – is a family favorite!  Of all the recipes I’ve learned from my in-laws, this is one of my favorites. It’s so easy to make, and there’s something so comforting about bean based soups. They’re creamy without dairy, loaded with flavor, and filling in a non-heavy way. Also, Cuban red bean soup is…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Chickpea Curry

This easy slow cooker chickpea curry is a perfect, economical vegetarian dinner recipe! Recipe includes notes for making this in the Instant Pot too. * GoodieGodmother.com

This easy slow cooker chickpea curry is a perfect, economical vegetarian dinner recipe!  I am a lazy cook when it comes to feeding myself. Times when the Godfather travels for work, I eat a lot of eggs, oatmeal, salad, and slow cooker dishes. Things that are easy to prepare, and use a minimal number of dishes. Before little ones, I would often make a large slow cooker dish, like this…

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Chopped Chicken Rice Bowls

Perfect for an easy, balanced meal, these chopped chicken rice bowls with a tasty curry mustard sauce are always a hit at mealtime! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Perfect for an easy, balanced meal, these chopped chicken rice bowls with a tasty curry mustard sauce are always a hit at mealtime! When the Godfather and I were undergrads at the university, there was a place near campus that was famous for it’s chopped chicken bowls and pita sandwiches. We ate there a few times, liked the food, and filed away the “healthy chicken rice bowl” idea for after…

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Easy Kale Shrimp Tortellini

Keep dinner simple with this quick Easy Kale Shrimp Tortellini pasta recipe on GoodieGodmother.com! * #Buitoni #CloserToDinner @BuitoniUSA #ad

Let’s start the week with a little real talk, shall we? As a full-time blogger, I am a work at home mother. This means that while I have my office at home and can (in theory) work whenever I’d like and still be present for all things domestic, I’m actually constantly juggling the duties and expectations of being a “stay at home mom” with the realities of running an active…

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