Copy Cat recipes

I am sure you are like me in that making food for my family to eat has become the chore of my world!
The hard part is the decision for something delicious and appealing to the multiple senses.
I know I am not alone in this daily struggle.
Here are a collection of ideas for us all.Easy LemonadeOne Lemon lemonaid

Breakfast

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Cranberry Orange Pecan Muffins

Fresh Blueberry breakfast cake

Breakfast EnchiladasMake ahead Breakfast Enchiladas

Silly apple smiles ~ fun recipe for the kids

Main dish or entrees

beef and peapods recipeBeef and Pea Pod stir fry over steamed rice

Thrifty slider buns out of hotdog buns with coleslaw and baked beans

Potato Cheese soup in a crusty bread bowl

Avocado Chicken ParmesanAvocado Chicken Parmesan over a spinach and kale salad with a crusty bread roll

Taco Bell copycat bean burrito, spicy beans and rice and a green salad with a lemon splashed avocado slice

Penne Rustica casserole ~ copycat Macaroni Grill served with a mixed salad and Cheesy Pizza Monkey bread

Sides

Brown sugar glazed carrots

Dessert

The Pink Stuff Fruit SaladThe Pink Stuff~fruit salad

Light and Fluffy sugar cookie

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I am sure you are like me in that making food for my family to eat has become the chore of my world!
The hard part is the decision for something delicious and appealing to the multiple senses.
I know I am not alone in this daily struggle.
Here are a collection of ideas for us all.

Breakfast

Eggo Breakfast Kebabs, Great Eggo Waffle Off, Eggo Chief Waffle Officer, Recipes Using Eggo Waffles, Eggo Week Of WafflesEggo Breakfast kabobs ~  just recently saw Eggo on sale

Smile pancakes

Main Dish/Entrees/Dinner

shredded beef and cheese biscut recipeShredded Beef and Cheese Biscuit roll served with side salad

Pineapple sweet and sour chicken over steamed rice and with a side of stir-fried veggies

Chicken and White Bean chili and cornbread

baked lemon chicken recipeOven baked Lemon Chicken with buttered noodles and side salad

Pineapple Chicken with steamed rice and stir fry zucchini and onions

Asian Pork with peach glaze with angel hair pasta and brussel sprouts

White Castle burger copy cat recipe, homemade fries and coleslaw

Copycat Red Robin Banzai burger with fries and steamed broccoli

Veggies/Side Dish

how to make bacon bitsThese are great on salads or veggies (Bacon Bits)

Cheesy Beef and Jalapeno sausage dip

Homemade Taco Bowls

Dessert

Emerald mint Milkshake

Brownie Bon Bons, Mini Brownie Recipe, Recipes Using Chocolate and Cherries, Money Saving Recipes, Valentines Day RecipesBrownie Bon Bons

Chocolate caramel dessert

Almond Cherry Clusters, Money Saving Recipes, Easy Recipes, Gift Giving IdeasAlmond Cherry Clusters

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Strawberry Limeade Easy Summer drink

When it is hot, there is nothing better then a refreshing cold drink that taste to good! It just hits the spot everytime. And when summer drinks are easy to make and take no effort it makes prep time even easier to manage in the heat of the summer! Nothing is worse in the summer time heat then to have to spend time cooking or heating up the house over the stove. Why add more heat to the stifling summer weather, when you can make meals and drinks that require no extra cooking. That’s one reason why I love this Summertime Strawberry Limeade drink. It is so easy to make and takes no time at all! You can get all the ingredients ready and keep them in the fridge and make one drink at a time or make an entire pitcher full of refreshing beverage! easy strawberry limeade drink

It takes just a few ingredients that can be found in most kitchens!

Ingredients:

  • Strawberries
  • Limes
  • Sugar
  • Crushed Ice

ingredient summer drink strawberry limeade

Cut with a knife or crush the strawberries with a fork. You want to smash them quite well to help release the juice inside. For how ever much strawberries you use you will want to use half that in sugar. So as in the recipe card below you can use one cup strawberries and half a cup sugar. Mix the strawberries and the sugar well and place in the fridge to rest and draw more fluid out of the strawberries.

While that is drawing juice, slice the limes in halves and then take one half and cut it into quarters. Sqweeze the two quarters into your mixing container or glass. Take the other half and slice it along the outside to make a round garnish to hang on the side of the glasses.

virgin strawberry limeade
Next pour some crushed ice into your glass to about half full. Next add some Sprite or other Lemon Lime drink into your glass about 3/4 the way full. next spoon in some strawberries and juice from the bowl in the fridge. Add the juice from your 2 quarter limes, and place the lime garnish on the glass rim. Add more lime and strawberries to taste. And enjoy the cooling and refreshing Summertime Strawberry Limeade!

Strawberry Limeade
 
Prep time
Total time
 
Refreshing Summertime Strawberry Limeade
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • Sugar soak strawberries:
  • 1 Cup chopped strawberries
  • ½ Cup sugar
  • 1 lime
  • Sprite
  • Crushed ice
Instructions
  1. Soak strawberries in bowl with sugar mixed in refrigerator till liquid is pulled from strawberries
  2. In a large glass add in crushed ice.
  3. Smash up the sugar soaked strawberries.
  4. Add strawberries to glass and pour in desired amount of sprite.
  5. Squeeze in 1 lime and toss lime into drink for an extra lime taste.
  6. Enjoy!
  7. Strawberry Limeade Easy Summer drink

 

 

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Other fun summer recipes: 

ORANGE DREAMSICLE JELLO SQUARES

ORANGE VANILLA YOGURT POPS 

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Shamrock shake, Reece's peanut butter eggs, cosmic browniesFun, creative ideas for your fall and kids.
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Reeces peanutbutter eggs Recipe, Reece's Dessert, Reeces Peanutbetter cups, Reeces Egg reipe, Reeces Peices,Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs Reeces Copycat recipe, Easter treatReece’s Peanut Butter Eggs ~ Copycat Recipe

If you love Reece’s Eggs and wait all year for them … then you are going to LOVE THIS recipe.  But it might also get you in trouble…. proceed only if you have enough will power to have these sitting out on your counter and NOT eat the entire batch. Lol, these could get you into trouble :)

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Reece’s Peanut Butter Eggs ~ Copycat Recipe Ready in 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1?4 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1?2 cup powdered sugar
  • 10 oz. dark cocoa melting chips

Directions:

1. Melt peanut butter and butter for 1 minute in microwave. Stir until blended.

2. Add vanilla and powdered sugar, mix well.

3. Divide mixture into 10 portions and form each into an egg shape. Place eggs on a parchment lined baking sheet and place in freezer for 15 minutes.

4. Melt chocolate in microwave by heating for 30 seconds. Stir and repeat the process until chocolate is melted and smooth.

5. Using a fork, dip peanut butter eggs into chocolate and flip to cover completely. Lift with fork and gently tap on edge of the bowl – allowing excess chocolate to drip off.

6. Place back on parchment paper and refrigerate for 10 minutes.25 Easter Ideas, Recipe, Crafts, DIY #Easter everything you need in one spotYou might also like this post 25 Easter Ideas, Recipes, DIY, and Crafts.

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Cosmic Brownies Copy Cat Recipe, Dessert recipe for fudgy brownies, Fudgy Chocolate Brownie Recipe, Fudgy Chocolate Recipe

Cosmic Brownies Copy Cat Recipe

Moist chocolate fudgy brownies, with bright colored m&m’s on top… does it get any better than that? It sure does, when you have a WHOLE pan of them in your kitchen. This recipe is one you will soon memorize, because you make it so often. If you like recipe and would like more like it, make sure you follow our FOOD pinterest board here.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ Sticks Butter, softened
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • ¾ Cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 teas. Vanilla Extract
  • ¾ Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 8 oz. Semisweet Chocolate
  • ¼ – ½ Cup Mini M&Ms

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350. In a mixing bowl cream together the Butter, Sugar and Brown sugar. Add in the Eggs, ¼ Cup Heavy cream and Vanilla, stir until combined. Add in the Cocoa powder and stir until combined. Add the flour 1/3 at a time stirring between each addition. Put the batter in an 8×8 or 9×9 inch pan lined with lightly greased parchment paper and bake at 350 degrees until a tooth pick comes out clean, 45-55 minutes. Remove and let cool.

In a microwaveable bowl combine the Chocolate and ½ Cup Heavy cream. Microwave on high for 30 second intervals stirring after each until the Chocolate is melted and smooth. Pour over the brownie in the pan and smooth to the edges. Sprinkle with M&Ms and refrigerate until set. Remove from the pan and cut into desired sizes. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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