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Our Kids’ Favorite Foods

“Mom! We’re home! …is there anything to eat?” When the kids come home from their busy lives, these are usually the first words I hear. It doesn’t matter if it’s 10 in the morning or 10 at night, they’re hungry! And I love it! Kyle, Debbie, Jurga, and I have compiled our kids’ favorite foods. Because we know, if we have these foods in the refrigerator or pantry…

Easy Maple Pecan Angel Food Cake

Don’t you just love a party where a dish is served and it lights up your taste buds so you HAVE to go back for seconds…and maybe thirds?!?! This Maple Nut Angel Food Cake was a one of those discoveries. When I told the hostess how much I loved it and asked for the recipe, she winked at me and wiggled her index finger to beckon me into her kitchen. There she proceeded to show me…

Halloween Candy Covered Fruit Treats …Costumed Fruit!

Don’t we all try to have as much fun as we can while still being as healthy as possible? I think most of us do have those intentions. “If I have the Avocado Bacon Cheeseburger and fries, then I’ll have a diet Coke instead of a regular sugary Coke.” Right?!?! These Halloween Candy Covered Fruit Treats fall into that category; sure it’s fruit, but it’s covered with a crunchy sweet…

Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Glaze…for a Crowd!

Are you hosting a Halloween party or Thanksgiving at your house, or maybe you are going to a party or need to provide cookies for your kids’ class? This recipe is the perfect solution because it yields between 8 and 9 dozen cookies…that’s about 100 cookies! And if you don’t need quite that many, just cut the recipe in half. I took these to my daughter’s housewarming and they were a…

It’s Time for Chili!

Did you know that October is National Chili Month? Yes, there is a whole month dedicated to chili, and October is the perfect choice. The weather has started cooling down, it’s football season, and having a big bowl of spicy goodness to dig into is perfect! We LOVE our chili here at Great 8 Friends, which is why we have several recipes. One of the best things about chili is that most recipes can be made ahead of…

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