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25
Aug

15+ Easy and Delicious Homemade Waffle Recipes

Did you know there are TONS of ways to get creative and put a spin on classic waffles?! This list of 15+ easy and delicious homemade waffle recipes will get you thinking outside the box and enjoying plenty of yummy sweet and savory waffle varieties! 15+ Easy and Delicious Homemade Waffle Recipes Whether you like...
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24
Aug

What kind of Hummingbird is that? The Most Common Hummingbirds in North America

Get to know the most common hummingbirds in North America to better spot which species make a pitstop in your yard! The Most Common Hummingbirds in North America Hummingbirds are quick and beautiful little creatures. If you’ve spotted them in your yard or garden, you know how fun it is to watch them rapidly move...
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23
Aug

Homemade Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

This homemade dark chocolate ice cream is so creamy and luxurious that you’ll never go back to the store-bought kind! Homemade ice cream is one of our favorite treats to make on the weekend or with friends, there’s just something magical about it! This dark chocolate ice cream is forever a favorite as well as cheese...
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22
Aug

Easy Steak Fajitas

Easy steak fajitas come together fast with simple, fresh ingredients, including onion, peppers, salsa, pre-grilled steaks, and smoky, savory seasonings. Bring on all the easy skillet dinners that take only a few minutes to throw together! This one is so simple and everyone in my house loves it. Other easy options with a grilled steak...
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21
Aug

Fresh Orange Cake with Orange Vanilla Bean Icing

Fresh orange cake with orange vanilla bean icing is a vibrant and zesty sheet cake that’s a breeze to whip up and even easier to enjoy. Long live all the sheet cake recipes! I make sheet cakes often because they are so easy and great to take to a party because they can feed a...
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Spanish Rice
20
Aug

Easy Spanish Rice in the Rice Cooker

This easy Spanish rice made in the rice cooker comes together with a few simple ingredients, including a can of tomatoes, a diced onion, and some flavor-filled spices, so all you have to do is dump everything in, set it, and forget it! Easy Spanish Rice in the Rice Cooker I don’t think I’ve ever...
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19
Aug

We Have #HorizonConfiDANCE

This post is sponsored by Horizon Organic! All opinions are my own. As a mom of five, I find life often feels like it’s permanently set to fast-forward. Even on slower, summer days when we’re all at home, there always seems to be 27 tussles to break up, 58 meals and snacks to provide, and...
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18
Aug

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Rich and gooey, this cheesy chicken and broccoli stuffed spaghetti squash is packed full of flavor and filling nutrients! Normally I love to roast my spaghetti squash in rounds (it shreds really nicely that way), but sometimes I like to make spaghetti squash boats where you cut them top to bottom, roast them, and then fill...
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17
Aug

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash in the Instant Pot

You will love this trick for how to cook spaghetti squash in the Instant Pot for the fastest (and easiest) spaghetti squash recipe ever. No time to roast a spaghetti squash? No worries if you got a late start to dinner, your Instant Pot can come to the rescue! This is super fast too because you...
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16
Aug

Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs and Tomato Sauce

Get ready for the ultimate spaghetti and meatballs switcharoo… This spaghetti squash with meatballs and tomato sauce is just as delicious and flavorful with even more vitamins and nutrients! You’ll love how my go-to roasting method for spaghetti squash gets turned into this simple healthy meal that the whole family will love. If your whole family...
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15
Aug

How to Cook a Whole Spaghetti Squash in the Slow Cooker

This simple recipe for how to cook a whole spaghetti squash in the slow cooker is the best set-it-and-forget-it hack — when you can prepare a vegetable this easily, there’s no reason not to cook it more often! Spaghetti squash is a big hit in my house! Sometimes I don’t want to go through the...
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14
Aug

Spaghetti Squash with Butter and Parmesan

A classic, simple, and delicious pasta dish is reinvented with this spaghetti squash with butter and Parmesan recipe! Spaghetti squash is one of those under looked veggies if you ask me, and one that my kids really really like. Never tried it before? I recommend this basic post on how to best roast a spaghetti squash if...
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Bless This Mess - About Me

I’m Melissa, and I want to help you feed your family wholesome food.

As a hobby farmer and mom of five, I’m all about keeping it simple in the kitchen. I want healthy meals that feed my family well, and then I want to get back to my (messy) life. Let’s work together to find something yummy for your dinner table.

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