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10+ Fall Recipes for Your Instant Pot2

10+ FALL RECIPES FOR YOUR INSTANT POT

Instant Pots are all the rage lately. I feel like everyone I know has one, including the majority of us here at QCMB. If you have no clue what it is, it’s basically an electric pressure cooker that does so much more than that. <- Great read for beginners! It can make yogurt, be used as […]

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CHEESE TORTELLINI TOMATO SOUP

This post has been republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory   Homemade soup does not have to intimidating! This Cheese Tortellini Tomato Soup is simple and comes together in 30 minutes. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.   Because I don’t say it enough, your presence on this blog, whether active […]

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SAUSAGE AND POTATO SHEET PAN DINNER

This post has been republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory Nothing beats a 5 ingredient dinner! This quick and easy dinner is a crowd pleaser. Gosh, sometimes I just want a simple supper.  Like something a third grader could throw together. Something that requires little to no thinking but in return gives you a delicious […]

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1 MONTH REFRIGERATOR MUFFINS

This post has been republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory Imagine how excited you get on Christmas morning… THIS is how excited I am about these muffins. I have three kids. Three hungry-all-the-time kids. Summer is HERE and let’s all be honest, that has me a bit scared. I have a seven year old boy who […]

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DILL PICKLE PASTA SALAD

This post was republished with permission from Ally at Ally’s Sweet and Savory It isn’t summer without a creamy pasta salad on the menu. Bring this one to your next gathering! Love pickles?   I do.  Well, dill pickles rather.  I hate sweet pickles.  Barf.  Don’t put them near me.  But the dill variety?  I’d snack on a whole jar […]

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PATRIOTIC FLAG JUICE (GREAT FOR KIDS AND ADULTS)

All those Independence Day festivities are right around the corner. If you are like most Americans (and my family), that means plenty of food and drinks.  Want a fun (and simple) drink that will be the hit of the buffet table? This FLAG JUICE is my favorite punch for patriotic festivities. It looks great, tastes yummy, and […]

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STRAWBERRY UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

This blog has been published with permission from  Ally’s Sweet and Savory This four ingredient cake will become your new summer staple. Did I tell you our littlest turned one almost two weeks ago?  Well, she did.  As most parents say, it was hard to imagine, the year went extremely fast.  You’d think being the […]

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15 POPSICLES FOR SUMMER

Summer just screams popsicles to me. When I was pregnant last June, I ate so many of them to deal with the heat. My obsession is still very real and while I love the variety stores offer, I love the thought of making my own.  So, my summer goal is to pick up a popsicle mold […]

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2017 QUAD CITY FOOD TRUCK GUIDE

It's the season for Food Trucks to make their way around the Quad Cities! We've put together a handy list for you to get out and enjoy them! Let us know if we're missing something on the list that you love! *Be sure to check each food truck's Facebook page for updates on location and time! STREETS OF [...]
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EASTER EGG CUPCAKES

  The Easter Bunny left us something darling! These Easter Egg Cupcakes are kid tested and approved. #MixUpAMoment #ad #sponsored   This post is second in the series sponsored by J.M. Smucker Company.  Be sure to seek out the first one.  I replicated a classic American candy bar into cake form!  It was epic.   With […]

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LEMON RICOTTA BLUEBERRY PANCAKES

These pancakes are bursting with fresh flavors! Limoneira lemons provide the tartness, while the the ricotta balances out the flavors. When a lemon company from California approaches you and asks if you want fresh lemons, you say YES! That is exactly what happened last month whenLimoneiracontacted me.  I live in the Midwest, lemons are ONLY […]

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