Valentine’s Day is coming up and if one of your traditions is serving your family a Valentine’s Day breakfast, this Sparkling Citrus Punch is an easy, festive drink.  See, I used to always make everything from scratch and I kind of thought shortcuts were the cheater’s way out. And then I had kids and then…

Sparkling citrus punch from Our Best Bites
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One of my favorite flavor combinations is cinnamon and chocolate.  During my college days, I spent most of my paychecks on giant bags of chocolate covered cinnamon bears from the BYU book store.  They are the BEST.  I had those flavors in mind when I set out to make a munchable-sharable-irresistible treat with those same flavors. …

Cinnamon Cookie Crunch Popcorn
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My husband and I have been having a few of the same “discussions” our whole marriage: 1) the fact that he is seemingly incapable of throwing anything away. 2) the fact that I can’t ever remember where _________ is/are (insert your item of choice here–keys, pens, immunization cards, my purse, my cell phone, the house…

Mississippi Mud Brownies (Tim Riggins Brownies)
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With several favorite healthier cream-sauces on this site like our Guiltless Alfredo and our Cauliflower Cream Sauce, it dawned on me that we’ve neglected to talk about real-deal Alfredo sauce.  Ironically “real” Alfredo doesn’t actually involve cream, but we’re talking about what we Americans refer to as Alfredo and it’s this lusciously indulgent cream sauce…

Fettuccini Alfredo
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Growing up, we always had corned beef and cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day. I really, really loved it (even when it wasn’t cool to like corned beef or cabbage). Because a) my family is of Irish descent and b) we were the only people I knew who ate corned beef and cabbage, I assumed that a)…

Corned Beef & Cabbage
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Fall and winter brings cooler weather, changing, then falling leaves, and for many fans- the return of America’s favorite sport: Football!  Gather ’round, invite over a crowd, and enjoy some of our most favorite recipes for entertaining on game days. Pulled Pork Nachos with Bacon and Pepperoncini These nachos.  Oh these nachos.  Smoked pork, savory…

20 Awesome Game Day Eats!
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This is the ultimate quiche recipe. It is from the deepest, darkest archives of Our Best Bites. It was published within the first month or so of when we started in March of 2008, way back when we were The Daily Bite (!!!) and has kind of gotten buried over the years. Which is really…

Ultimate Quiche from Our Best Bites
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I love adding stuff to my baths, but bath bombs only lead to my eventual misery. Epsom salts are AWESOME to throw into a bath (it’s not just all in your head, your body actually absorbs the magnesium, which helps relax you and makes you sleep better) until you find yourself sitting on a pile of…

lavender bath soak tea bag
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I was walking through the grocery store yesterday and saw this new flavor of Rice Krispie cereal and without hesitation put them in my cart and went straight to the baking aisle to get marshmallows because hello – Strawberry Rice Krispie Treats!  I was happy to see they were flavored and colored with natural ingredients…

Strawberry Rice Krispie Treats
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In continuing my focus on easy weeknight dinners this month (you guys set my Sheet Pan Fajitas completely viral!)  I’m bringing you another one of our family favorites: Homemade Crunch Wraps!  If you’ve never heard of a crunch wrap, it was made famous by fast food, but so easy to whip up a more wholesome (and…

Beef and Cheese Crunch Wraps on Plate
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I’ve talked a lot about how it took me a long to settle down in Louisiana after living in Utah for basically the first 27 years of my life. This was never supposed to be a long-term thing–three years at most, and then we’d be on to something else. But those other things kept getting…

mediterranean chicken breasts from our best bites
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So I kind of agonized about whether or not to post this recipe. It’s one of those things that I love to eat, but is hard to photograph. It seems too simple. That little voice inside me is like, you’re a freak, Kate, no one else eats cooked spinach. And then I was like, NEW…

Sautéed Garlic Spinach
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