Bacon Ranch Green Chile Dip (plus a few more game day recipes)

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Bacon Ranch Green Chile Dip

 

This is one of the best dips I have ever had.  And it is SUPER easy.  Sour cream, a ranch mix packet, some bacon, pepper jack cheese, and a small can of diced green chiles  are all you need.  It’s perfect if you haven’t had time to think of something to bring to your Super Bowl parties this Sunday.  It’s also perfect if you already have everything planned out, because you NEED this dip in your life.

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Greek Yogurt Egg Salad

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Greek Yogurt Egg Salad

 

Yeah, egg salad is kind of boring, but this one is the best! So good you can have it a couple times a week, like my husband does.  And it’s made with Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise, which makes it a little bit lighter-tasting and healthier than your regular ol’ egg salad.  And it’s more tangy, too, which I think pairs perfectly with the mustard (and you know how much I love mustard). I may be a bit biased though, because…

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Butternut Squash Soup with Caramelized Onions and Gluten-Free Herbed Goat Cheese Croutons

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Butternut Squash Soup with Caramelized Onions and Gluten-Free Herbed Goat Cheese Croutons

This soup is just the cozy solution to chilly winter weather you’ve been looking for.  It’s bursting with tangy flavor from the goat cheese and sour cream, and you guys know how I feel about caramelized onions (hint, you can’t go wrong with caramelized onions!) I made it a couple of weeks ago but I could have really used some this week. 

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Crockpot Kalua Pork Sliders

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Crockpot Kalua Pork SlidersLet’s talk about sandwiches. What’s your favorite kind?  I’m a big fan of anything super cheesy (grilled cheese sandwiches are high on my list) on a good bread. This sandwich has moved to the top of my list, too.  It has this smoky kalua pork, Monterey jack cheese , an easy BBQ spread, and lots of caramelized onions—all atop a sweet Hawaiian bun.  

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Italian Sausage and Bell Pepper Soup with Rice

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Italian Sausage and Bell Pepper Soup with Rice

It finally feels like fall in southern California.  That means cooler temperatures, rainy days, and soup! With the addition of Italian chicken sausage and a little bit of rice, this soup is warm and comforting but manages to be healthy, too.  It’s the perfect dinner to make after indulging on rich, heavy foods at Thanksgiving (and again and again with leftovers for days afterwards)!

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Pumpkin Pie with Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookie Crust and White Chocolate Cinnamon Drizzle

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Pumpkin Pie with Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookie Crust and White Chocolate Cinnamon Drizzle

It’s time for more pumpkin (thank goodness).  This time it’s pie! This pie is made with a gluten-free oatmeal cookie crust and a heavenly white chocolate cinnamon drizzle. Usually I like about 20 spoonfuls of whipped cream on my pumpkin pie, but I decided that, with this cookie-crusted pie, some drizzled white chocolate might be amazing. It was.  That’s not to say we didn’t have a few slices of this pie with both white chocolate AND 20 spoonfuls of whipped cream… Read more