• 30 Healthy Tasty BBQ Side Dishes!
  • Easy Soft Pretzel Bites
  • Santa Fe Chicken Bites
  • Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad
  • Super Easy Sausage and Pepperoni Stromboli

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Raspberry Beergaritas

Raspberry Beergaritas are the perfect easy BBQ cocktail! Made with beer, tequila, raspberries...delicious! Fun drink for summer!

Summer wouldn’t be Summer without Raspberry Beergaritas! My favorite fruity refreshment!

Raspberry Beergaritas are the perfect easy BBQ cocktail! Made with beer, tequila, raspberries...delicious! Fun drink for summer!It’s finally that time of year to break out the grills, invite friends over, and make BEERGARITAS! I previously posted one of my very favorite recipes, Easy Beergaritas, but I’m in the mood for something more fruity.  Bring on the Raspberry Beergaritas! Refreshing perfection!

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30 Healthy Tasty BBQ Side Dishes

30 Healthy Tasty BBQ Side Dishes!

Hi everyone! It's Megan back from The Housewife in Training Files! My favorite time of the year is approaching. Summer time! That means a few things to me. Sunshine, patios, lake time and BBQ's! Who doesn't love a BBQ get together? Delicious food, a grill firing away and ...

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Easy Soft Pretzel Bites, made in under 30 minutes! Simple, salty, mini, delicious pretzel bites! Served with easy beer mustard. YUM!

Easy Soft Pretzel Bites

Easy Soft Pretzel Bites, the perfect party food! ANYONE can make these and everyone will love them! Learning to cook is a process.  There are still lots of recipes I look at and think "I bet I can't make that".  Just like before I started getting my feet wet in the kitchen, ...

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Santa Fe Chicken Bites made with couscous, salsa, chicken, and cheese. Simple bite sized appetizer perfect for any occasion!

Santa Fe Chicken Bites

Santa Fe Chicken Bites are the perfect cheesy appetizer for any occasion! On this journey to learn how to cook, one of my favorite things I've learned is how to balance flavor combinations.  It's fun to play around with ingredients that might not necessarily be paired ...

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Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad, a delicious and spicy side dish perfect for any BBQ! Tossed in minutes, sure to make even the pickiest eater happy!

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad, the perfect BBQ side dish! I remember the first time I had buffalo sauce.  I'm not a big lover of chicken wings, so I had never tasted it before.  I went to a New Years Eve party and someone brought Buffalo Chicken Dip.  To say I was addicted is ...

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Super Easy Sausage and Pepperoni Stromboli, one of my FAVORITE meals! Cheesy, delicious, and SO EASY! Every night can be Italian night!

Super Easy Sausage and Pepperoni Stromboli

Super Easy Sausage and Pepperoni Stromboli is one of our favorite dinners in! Cheesy, easy, and SO delicious! I've had a pretty tough adjustment after getting home from Rome.  I MISS THE FOOD SO MUCH.  The pizza, the gelato, (the wine), the cheese!! It was one amazing meal ...

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Taking The Cookie Rookie Overseas: ROME

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Getaways for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Today I sat down and attempted to edit the pictures I took from our AMAZING trip to Rome and Barcelona.  I put the memory card in the computer and was not surprised ...

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Skinny Strawberry Jalapeno Margaritas made healthier with fruit juices and agave nectar! These are easy and SO ADDICTING! Cheers on Cinco De Mayo!

Skinny Strawberry Jalapeno Margarita

Feel good cheers-ing this Cinco De Mayo with Skinny Strawberry Jalapeño Margaritas! If you don't look forward to Cinco De Mayo THE ENTIRE year...you might be reading the wrong blog! :) We love a good margarita around here! Creating fun and unique margaritas is one of the ...

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Strawberries and Cream Cake Mix Donuts are the perfect easy breakfast, baked and not fried! Thrown together in minutes and delicious for the entire family!

Strawberries and Cream Cake Mix Donuts

Strawberries and Cream Cake Mix Donuts are an easy quick breakfast that the entire family will love! During my time of learning to cook, I've gone from an adamant morning and breakfast hater, to a lover of mornings when certain breakfasts are involved! Specifically, EASY ...

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Meyer Lemon Citrus Sangria made with fruit juices, fruity white wine, and meyer lemons! Fun, easy, and delicious cocktail recipe for any occasion!

Meyer Lemon Citrus Sangria

Meyer Lemon Sangria a delicious blend of citrus and pineapple juices and sweet white wine! Delicious and refreshing! You guys know I love sangria.  It's just my favorite.  I love to come up with new flavors and love to throw it together for parties! It's simple, fun, ...

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36 Delicious Mini Food Recipes

36 Delicious Mini Food Recipes!

Hi all! It's Megan from The Housewife in Training Files. How much do you adore mini foods? I mean, they are pretty hard not to love! They are handheld, easier to eat and as they are mini, less means more. Amiright?! With warmer weather approaching and BBQ's on the horizon, I ...

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Oat and Apple Pretzel Dog Treats! ONLY FOUR INGREDIENTS! These smell good, are easy, and will make your pup's life very happy!

Oat and Apple Pretzel Dog Treats

Treat your pup to these cute and easy Oat and Apple Pretzel Dog Treats! They deserve it! I've been blessed with many great loves in my life.  I have a fabulous husband, amazing parents, the best brother and sister in law, the cutest niece and nephew in the world, and even a ...

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