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…

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 It’s time for some Game Day Cheese balls! 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…

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

 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

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…

Strawberry Belgian Waffles

These strawberry Belgian waffles makes a wonderful choice for a weekend breakfast or brunch. They are light and fluffy with deep craters for the maple syrup. recipesjust4u.com

These strawberry Belgian waffles are perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch. One of my favorite things to order when we have breakfast out is a light and fluffy Belgian waffle. Surprisingly, though, I have never made them until today.  These strawberry Belgian waffles are my first attempt and they are easier than I ever…

Chocolate Pistachio Nut Bar Cookies

These pistachio nut cookies make a perfect recipe for your holiday cookie swap. recipesjust4u.com

For your Cookie Swap:  Chocolate Pistachio Nut Bar Cookies Christmas is the time of the year when we normally have pistachio nuts in our house.  For some reason we have relegated them to the holidays. So any recipe that has pistachios in it reminds me of the holidays.  These chocolate pistachio nut bar cookies are…

Bacon and Veggie Breakfast Egg Muffins

Breakfast egg muffins make a quick breakfast on the go

These bacon and vegetable breakfast egg muffins are quick and easy to prepare. Do you want to give your family a healthy dose of protein and veggies in the morning but don’t have a lot of time to prepare breakfast?  Try making these tasty bacon and veggie breakfast egg muffins. They are super easy to…

Buckeye Fudge – a Holiday Favorite

This easy to make buckeye fudge has all of the flavors of buckeye balls without the work. It's ready to set in about 10 minutes and foolproof. recipesjust4u.com

This buckeye fudge has all the flavor of traditional buckeye balls, but hardly any of the work. With a headline like that, what is not to like?  Peanut butter √…Chocolate √…easy √ …fudge √√.  I love Buckeye balls as much as the next person, but rolling all those little balls, dipping them in chocolate, letting…

Irresistible Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

This peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe gives these cookies the best texture of any chocolate chip cookies that I have ever eaten.

 Printable Recipe:  Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Peanut butter and chocolate.  A match made in cookie heaven.   This recipe combines the best of both cookie types.  This peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe gives these cookies the best texture of any chocolate chip cookies that I have ever eaten. The trick to this great…

10 Tips for Hosting a Cookie Exchange

cookie exchange

Holiday Fun Time – Host a Cookie Exchange. From now through the end of the year, there are so many holidays, and such fun to be enjoyed with friends and family.  One of my favorite traditions is to host a cookie exchange.  A cookie exchange is not just for Christmas either.  Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s day…

Chocolate Chip Caramel Muffins

Chocolate chip caramel muffins with butterscotch pecan glaze recipesjust4u.com

Welcome in fall with these delicious chocolate chip caramel muffins. Fall is my favorite time of the year.  I love the cool weather, the changes of colors and all of the tastes and sights of the holidays that take place this time of the year. It seems that every time I open a cooking magazine,…

Quick and Easy Side Dishes

side dishes

Jazz up Your meals with one of these Quick and Easy Side Dishes. Before we know it, the holidays will be upon us.  Each year, I am amazed at how quickly the end of the year holidays roll around.  The holidays mean lots of entertaining and having delicious side dishes are one way to make…