Strawberry Buttercream Cupcakes – The Perfect Sweet Treat

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These strawberry buttercream cupcakes are a special sweet treat that will delight your loved one. I love the taste of chocolate and strawberries. It’s decadent, but also fresh tasting and the two flavors just really seem to compliment each other. Plus I love to cook with fresh strawberries! These strawberry buttercream cupcakes use these two delicious…

Skinny Strawberry Banana Smoothie with Almond Milk

Smooth and creamy skinny strawberry banana smoothie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CarnationSweepstakes #BetterBreakfast #CollectiveBias Start your day in a lighter way with this skinny strawberry banana smoothie. We all know how taxing it can be in the morning to get a nutritious breakfast on the table.  Mornings in my…

Apple Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars

Apple Cinnamon Cookie Bars

Treat your Family to these Apple Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars Apples and cinnamon sugar – two of my favorite ingredients in one perfect bar.  This recipe for apple cinnamon sugar cookie bars is sort of a cross between a bar and a cake.  It puffs up on top while cooking,  but is pressed into the pan…

Football Cheese Ball – Easy, Spicy and Fun!

Spicy football cheese ball

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScoreMoreFans #CollectiveBias Delight Your Friends for the Big Game Day with This Easy Jalapeño Spiced Football Cheese Ball. Do you entertain friends for the big game day? So do I, and I am always looking for new ways to…

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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These banana chocolate chip muffins are a hearty and delicious quick breakfast. I am always looking for new recipes to try out that will make my hectic mornings go a little easier.  So, muffins are something that I like to make. They are quick to prepare, taste great and you can grab them and go!…

Slow Cooker Sesame Seed Honey Chicken

Slow cooker honey sesame seed chicken

This slow cooker sesame seed honey chicken recipe has a tangy and sweet sauce that is full of flavor. I seem to be on a sesame seed kick lately.  I needed some for my Asian sesame seed dressing and the bottle was big so I had plenty over for other recipes. Since I also love…

Asian Sesame Seed Dressing

Asian Sesame seed dressing

This Asian Sesame Seed Dressing Gives an Oriental taste to any Salad. We eat a lot of salads in our house.  I have been trying to keep carbs to a minimum and having a big salad instead of pasta, rice or potatoes for my evening meal fills up the plate and pleases our eyes as…

Bananas Foster Oatmeal Bowl

Bananas Foster Oatmeal

Start your morning with this tasty Bananas Foster Oatmeal Bowl.   One of my fondest memories of my mother was each morning during the potato harvest break in Maine.  All the school kids got a 3 week “vacation” from school, but most of us ended up spending it picking potatoes.  My mother used to make us…

Slow Cooker Spicy Minestrone Soup

This slow cooker spicy minestrone soup is the perfect meal for a cold winter's night. recipesjust4u.com

Heat up your winter nights with this slow cooker spicy minestrone soup. Winter is my favorite time to try out new soup recipes.  My husband and daughter like it year round, but I’ve always been a “soup in the winter” kind of gal.  This recipe for slow cooker spicy minestrone soup is perfect for a…

Game Day Cheese Balls – Sweet and Sour Style

These Skittles Sweet and Sour Game Day party balls will be the hit of your Playoff party - recipesjust4u.com #MakeSB50Sweeter #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MakeSB50Sweeter #CollectiveBias These game day cheese balls will tempt both sweet and sour taste buds. It’s that time of the year.   I love it when the Superbowl NFL playoffs come around each year. My daughter has recently discovered a…

Game Day Heat with Micheladas and Chicken Appetizers

Bacon wrapped chicken and Michelada cocktail

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KingOfFlavor #CollectiveBias These recipes for Micheladas and Bacon wrapped chicken will provide some game day heat for the playoffs. Now that the holidays are over, it is time to focus on the next celebration in many homes –…

Paleo Nutella Smoothie – Chocolate Hazelnut Delight

This Paleo "nutella" smoothie is rich, and creamy and full of fruit. It makes the perfect breakfast drink for Nutella day on February 8. tecipesjust4u.com

This Paleo Nutella Smoothie is a fabulous way to start your morning. February 5 is considered Nutella day. Are you a Nutella fan? I am and so is my whole family.  We love the chocolate hazel nut spread and use it in so many ways, from dessert to healthy snacks, to dipping right in with…

Chocolate Hazelnut Fruit Dip

Healthy chocolate hazelnut dip

This chocolate hazelnut fruit dip is perfect for fruits and vegetables. I love the combination of chocolate and hazelnuts.  This combo is often used in cream cheese dips for a party appetizer.  This chocolate hazelnut fruit dip is a healthier version of the traditional flavor but still has tons of flavor and is so easy to…

Most Popular recipes of 2015- My Top 10 Picks

Top 10 Most Popular recipes. These 10 recipes and party tip posts are the most popular ones at Recipes Just 4u in 2015

These are the top 10 most popular recipes of 2015 here at Recipes Just 4U. My list of most popular recipes for the past year sometimes brings me surprises.  It is humbling to find that my all time favorite recipe that will be sure to be a huge hit,  is not one that my readers also…

Holiday Kiss Cookies – A Festive Treat

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 These holiday kiss cookies are perfect for your annual cookie swap. During the normal part of the year, I really keep my intake of sugar to a minimum.  But during the holidays, the cookie fairy seems to sit soundly on both shoulders tempting me and prodding me to make one cookie recipe after another.  These…

Peppermint Rice Krispie Bars

Peppermint rice krispie treats

Printable Recipe:  Peppermint Rice Krispie Bars If you like Peppermint holiday desserts, you will love this recipe.  This festive Christmas treat is a variation of the normal Rice Krispie Bars that are so popular.  This recipe combines the marshmallows and Rice Krispies with butter and crushed candy canes for a treat that will be a delight on…

Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

candy cane cookies

It’s time for some love with candy cane kiss cookies! Each year for Christmas my sister would bring cookies with a Hershey kiss center to our family gathering .  We all loved them.  This recipe is a version of her original but instead of using chocolate kisses, I use the candy cane striped ones.  They are…

Royal Icing For Gingerbread Houses

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Making the perfect Royal icing for your gingerbread house requires just three ingredients. Gingerbread houses are so much fun to make.  We have a different one every year in our house. It is a tradition that we started when Jess was a little girl and it continues to this day, even though she is a…