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Its football season, and that means it’s time to order some takeout and get ready to watch the games. Taste is a big factor, but it’s also a good idea to pick something that isn’t too messy, just in case you get a little too enthusiastic and knock the box over. Fortunately, there are a lot of options that qualify as a great game day foods. Burritos and Wraps The burrito is the unsung hero of the takeout world. It has a lot to offer to you on game day, especially if you want to get a full meal while…

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Fried rice is a classic Chinese takeout dish that everyone loves. Versatile and tasty, fried rice is the perfect side dish to accompany many meals, but it’s also hearty and filling enough to be a meal by itself. The next time you have a craving for fried rice, why whip a batch of one of the easy fried rice recipes. Classic Restaurant Style Easy Fried Rice Great fried rice starts off with day old cold white rice. So if you have forgotten to cook your rice ahead of time, once you have finished cooking it, spread the rice out on…

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Cooking can be a relaxing and enjoyable activity, but only as long as you have enough time to set aside for it. When you are tired and hungry, it is easy to make unhealthy decisions about what to eat. Here are three recipes that will help you prepare meals at the beginning of the week that will stay fresh in the fridge or freezer and make for delicious, quick dinners each day. Italian Wedding Soup Italian Wedding Soup is one of the easiest and fastest soups to make. Ingredients: orzo, meatballs, spinach, parmesan, and egg. 1) The first step is…

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Peanuts are nutritious and can enhance the taste and texture of recipes whether they are sweet or savory. Rich in protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, peanuts have many health benefits, and according to studies, they may help you live longer. Here are some of the best recipes using peanuts for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and dessert. Peanut-Banana Pancakes Adding peanut butter, peanuts, and bananas to your morning pancakes will add protein and flavor. Ingredients • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 2 tbsp sugar • ½ tsp salt • 2 tsp baking powder • 1 cup buttermilk • 1 egg •…

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Packing a meal and sending it with your kids is one of the best ways to ensure that they stay healthy and eat right while they are at school. School lunches aren’t always the healthiest, and sometimes, children often skip out on them if they don’t get something that they like. One of the key tips to inculcate healthy eating habits in your kids is by giving them food that they would like, and which gives them the right amount of nutrition. One of the greatest challenges that parents often face is coming up with a menu that works for…

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Looking for a ooey, gooey, oh-so-sweet delectable treat? Marshmallows provide just the flavor you need to add that extra sweetness to any food. As sugars in the white fluffy treat caramelize, the flavor really comes out, making them even sweeter and more delicious. Here are some delicious dessert recipes using roasted marshmallows. Add Them to Your Cocoa Marshmallows aren’t strangers to hot chocolate. But, have you ever roasted them before adding them to your drink? If you don’t have an open fire, you can still roast them to perfection. You can put them on a baking sheet and roast them…

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There are lots of ways to make waffles an unbeatable breakfast. You can smother them with butter and warm maple syrup. You can top them with powdered sugar and berries. Or, you can even load them up with peanut butter and fudge. However, there are even more options for waffles outside the breakfast norm. Chicken & Waffles Chicken and waffles is usually covered with maple syrup, although can be made with a variety of spices and toppings. If you like spicy, hot sauce is a great addition to add to the chicken before you cover it in syrup. Just make…

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Whether it is a small treat, or a big indulgence, chocolate seems to be the binding force that pairs up all flavors: savory, sweet, bitter, and even sour. Check out these interesting recipes that will show you exactly how versatile this delicious treat can be. I. Chocolate Breakfast Bowl A vegan alternative loaded with antioxidants, this delicious breakfast bowl calls for quinoa as its base, and a combination of blueberries, toasted coconut chips, raw cinnamon, brown sugar, and…chocolate! 1) Mix ½ cup of quinoa, 1 ½ cup of coconut milk, and 1 tbsp. cocoa powder. 2) First, toast the quinoa…

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Cooking with rum is versatile, delicious and sensational for Caribbean recipes, marinades, glazes and delectable sweets. The combination of spiced and dark rum is an amazing way to add extra flavor to nearly any recipe. Light rum will not overpower the flavor of your food unless far too much is added. When preparing a marinade or glaze for vegetables or meats, the combination of dark and white rum is sensational. This also works well with tropical and Caribbean dishes. Types of Rum Rum is incredibly versatile, distilled from either molasses or sugarcane and produced all over Latin America and the…

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Prosecco is Italy’s answer to Champagne, it tastes sweeter, making it an excellent sparkling wine for a celebrations. If you’re looking for some Prosecco cocktail ideas, try the recipes below. A Little About Prosecco While Champagne tends to be dry, Prosecco is all fruit and flower. The fruity, blossomy aromas of Prosecco make it an excellent choice to pair with sweet appetizers and cured meats, as well as with Asian dishes, like sushi. Simple Syrup Recipe Simple syrup is basically sugar water and it’s super easy to make. Ingredients: • 1 c. sugar • 1 c. water Instructions: 1. Add…

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