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Lemon Chiffon Cake is like a zesty combination of pound cake and angel food cake... It's light, fluffy, and citrusy without any fussiness.
25
May

Lemon Chiffon Cake

Lemon Chiffon Cake is like a zesty combination of pound cake and angel food cake… It’s light, fluffy, and citrusy without any fussiness. Lemon Chiffon Cake You’re going to want to add this cake to your spring and summertime baking list. Even if you aren’t a big baker, this one is a piece of cake...
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Crispy and Crunchy Baked Chicken Tacos are a quickly thrown-together and satisfying meal, complete with baked chicken, taco seasoning, black beans, hard taco shells, and plenty of shredded cheddar cheese.
24
May

Crunchy Baked Chicken Tacos

Crispy and Crunchy Baked Chicken Tacos are a quickly thrown-together and satisfying meal, complete with baked chicken, taco seasoning, black beans, hard taco shells, and plenty of shredded cheddar cheese. It’s a toss together meal the whole family will love. Crunchy Baked Chicken Tacos I can’t get enough of these Crunchy Baked Chicken Tacos. I...
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Cinnamon Granola is a simple snack that's bursting with mildly sweet and crunchy goodness, thanks to the oats, honey, shredded coconut, dried cranberries, cinnamon, vanilla, and nuts.
23
May

Homemade Cinnamon Granola Recipe

Homemade Cinnamon Granola is a simple snack that’s bursting with mildly sweet and crunchy goodness, thanks to the oats, honey, shredded coconut, dried cranberries, cinnamon, vanilla, and nuts. Cinnamon Granola Recipe Homemade Cinnamon Granola does the heart good. Its complex variety of flavors make it taste more like a satisfying sweet treat than a hearty, health-packed...
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Easy Roasted Cauliflower only requires three basic ingredients and comes together to make a crunchy, decadent side to any meal.
22
May

Easy Roasted Cauliflower

Easy Roasted Cauliflower only requires three basic ingredients and comes together to make a crunchy, decadent side to any meal. This is a healthy side dish that goes with so many meals! Easy Roasted Cauliflower I think cauliflower is one of those vegetables people just decide to dislike because of how it looks. I can’t...
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This classic Basic Waffles recipe yields a rich batch of waffles that have a perfect crunch on the outside with a soft and moist interior. (Heart waffle iron encouraged but not required!)
21
May

Basic Waffles

This classic Basic Waffles recipe yields a rich batch of waffles that have a perfect crunch on the outside with a soft and moist interior. (Heart waffle iron encouraged but not required!) Easy Homemade Waffles Picture this: A quiet, crisp morning on the porch as the sun comes up. A refreshing cup of orange juice...
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This comforting Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup will brighten any gloomy day and combat any head cold with its hearty combination of shredded chicken (or turkey), egg noodles, carrots, peas, corn, and lots of flavor-packing spices.
20
May

Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup

This comforting Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup will brighten any gloomy day and combat any head cold with its hearty combination of shredded chicken (or turkey), egg noodles, carrots, peas, corn, and lots of flavor-packing spices. Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Great for a stormy or chilly day, a stubborn cold, or leftover chicken or turkey —...
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Vibrant and hearty, Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Pork Chops come together super fast with minimal ingredients--pork chops, salt and pepper, garlic, honey, soy sauce, and ketchup--and a few hours of cook time in the slow cooker.
19
May

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Pork Chops

Vibrant and hearty, Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Pork Chops come together super fast with minimal ingredients–pork chops, salt and pepper, garlic, honey, soy sauce, and ketchup–and a few hours of cook time in the slow cooker. Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Pork Chops Don’t you just love meals that take no time to get ready before...
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No-bake Scotcheroos combine the delightful flavors of butterscotch, chocolate, and peanut butter with the perfect amount of crunch from crispy rice cereal.
18
May

No-bake Scotcheroos

No-bake Scotcheroos combine the delightful flavors of butterscotch, chocolate, and peanut butter with the perfect amount of crunch from crispy rice cereal. They are so addicting and easy to make that you’ll be finding lots of reasons to make them! No-Bake Scotcheroos My sweet tooth is not very particular. It doesn’t discriminate, and all sweets...
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Bop's Favorite Meatloaf Recipe is a super savory and easy comfort food that's generously flavored with onion, green bell pepper, spices, and of course, ketchup.
17
May

Bop’s Favorite Meatloaf Recipe

Bop’s Favorite Meatloaf Recipe is a super savory and easy comfort food that’s generously flavored with onion, green bell pepper, spices, and of course, ketchup. Easy Baked Meatloaf Recipe The internet is such a fun place! I’ve met so many amazing people over the years, and as I’ve shared an assortment of my favorite tried-and-true...
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16
May

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing (great on tacos)

Rich and Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing made with green salsa, mayo, and more that is perfect for your favorite taco salad or to add to nachos! It’s’ simple to make, just throw it in the blender and go! Cilantro Lime Dressing You know those dips and sauces that you want to use with pretty much...
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Quick and easy Mexican Black Beans for Tacos and for a side to all your favorite Tex-Mex dishes, made with canned black beans and lots of vibrant seasonings.
15
May

Easy Mexican Black Beans for Tacos

Quick and easy Mexican Black Beans for Tacos and for a side to all your favorite Tex-Mex dishes, made with canned black beans and lots of vibrant seasonings. The perfect simple side to any meal and great inside tacos and burritos. Mexican Black Beans Do you even Tex-Mex if you’re not flavoring up your own...
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Flavorful Cilantro Lime Rice made in the Instant Pot with loads of bright lime and cilantro flavor and done in less than 30 minutes.
14
May

Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice

Flavorful Cilantro Lime Rice made in the Instant Pot with loads of bright lime and cilantro flavor and done in less than 30 minutes. This is the perfect side dish for all things dinner, as the base for rice bowls, and is great in tacos and enchiladas. Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice You really can’t...
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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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