Knoephla Soup Recipe

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Knoephla Soup is a German soup, with potatoes and dumplings. It's very famous in North Dakota. Being half German half Norwegian, I wanted to feature more recipes from this state and so I'd thought I'd start with this soup.  It's creamy, rich, and very hearty. Filled with onions, carrots, celery, potatos, and little dumplings. Knoephla is pretty much the German version of Italy's famous Gnocci. It's the perfect soup to keep you warm on those cold Winter nights. I added some chicken for some extra … [Read more...]

White Chicken Enchiladas

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Have you ever cooked just a bunch of chicken in a crock pot before? If you haven't done that yet, you should do it one time. The chicken can then be made into ANYTHING like these white chicken enchiladas. I like to shred the chicken but my husband prefers to have it whole. We split it down the middle. And that my friends, is how you make marriage work out. j/k I was so excited to try this recipe because I had all the ingredients to make this on hand. LOVE when that happens. AND, since I … [Read more...]

Caramel Bacon Popcorn

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So, it's Boy Scout pop corn season again. They were at the Cash Wise store trying to get us to buy some on Friday night. We told them that we have a neighbor who sells the same popcorn. We've bought from them the last two years and we STILL have two bags of popcorn in our pantry. I'm trying to use up the popcorn and found this recipe for Caramel Bacon popcorn. I have never tried making popcorn over the stove top before since we have an air popper. Caramel and me have a bad history together. … [Read more...]

21 Weight Watcher Recipes for Breakfast

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We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Here is 21 Weight Watcher Recipes for breakfast from scones, to pancakes, to muffins. I love breakfast food, because I could eat it for lunch and dinner too.   1. Ultimate Blueberry Muffins 2. Cinnamon Applesauce Pancakes 3. Pumpkin Ginger Pancakes 4. Baked Donut Recipe 5. Southwest Egg White Sandwhich 6. Low Calorie Monkey Bread 7. Pumpkin Cinnamon Struesel Buns 8. Apple Butter French Toast 9. … [Read more...]

Bubble Up Meatball Sub Casserole

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Bubble up casseroles are really popular on this site. If you haven't seen them yet, you should check out Bubble Up Enchiladas and Bubble Up Pizza. People go crazy for them for the following reasons: 1. because they are so easy to make. 2. there's only 4 - 5 ingredients involved 3. who doesn't love  canned biscuits?! Especially when you can top them with whatever you want like meatballs, marinara sauce and cheese! Bubble up meatball sub casserole is just a different variation of the … [Read more...]

Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi

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  It's been a busy week. I've been working on my homework for my PHP class every night. There's three chapters for this homework assignment and all of the assignments take about 4 hours to do from each chapter. Its a lot of coding, but I've been learning a lot! On Wednesday night, was our anniversary dinner(been married for 3 years now). We went to Cork and Clever. It's this fancy pants restaurant in Fargo. Ben had steak and I had shrimp scampi.  Our meals came with 2 sides. I got a baked p … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Blondies

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On Sunday morning, the husband and I went to Maplewood State Park, MN in search of pretty Fall colors. This was our first time  going to this park. I would have taken some pictures of us, but I am more of a scenic photo taker. I could care less if I was in the photo, and I'd rather see the beautiful scenery instead. :) I'll get to some pumpkin spice blondes soon.   We had to climb up a really tall hill to see this. By the time we got up to there, I was having a hard time breathing but t … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs

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I'm going to be using my slow cooker a lot so get ready for a lot of slow cooker recipes. This one is super simple and only requires 3 ingredients. The combination of grape jelly and chili sauce may seem a bit odd to you but trust me they aren't. All the recipe requires is a bag of frozen turkey meatballs, a jar of grape jelly, and a jar of chili sauce. That's it! Throw it into your slow cooker and cook on low for 5 hours. These meatballs would make a perfect appetizer for any kind of party that … [Read more...]