Game Day Dr Pepper Beef for Tacos and Tapas

This grill-gating Dr Pepper® Beef Taco recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GrillGatingHero #GrillGating

College football season is here which means it's the perfect time for grill-gating, tailgating, and more! This easy Dr Pepper marinated beef and glaze recipe are perfect for game day. Works great on tacos or topping @ritzcrackers! Just marinade, grill, and serve! @coalgrilling #GrillGatingHero #GrillGating

I am SO stoked — college football season is here, and I can’t tell you how excited I am to gather around with family and friends for some good old fashioned grill-gating. Nothing makes game day better than delicious food with the ones you love while enjoying cheering for your favorite team (I know I’ll be donning crimson and pioneer blue for my alma mater this fall!) But the REAL star of game day isn’t on the field, it’s on the grill, and I’ve got a great recipe for Dr Pepper marinated beef that works perfectly for tacos, tapas, and even sandwiches!

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Hanky Pankys (Easy Weeknight Meal or Game Day Appetizer!)

This easy weeknight meal will be a hit with the whole family! Only 5 ingredients, and so easy to make. | Breakfast Sausage | Ground Beef | Velveeta | Game Day Recipe | Weeknight Meal |

I love an easy meal. More than that, I love an easy meal that my family will actually enjoy! And this one? Boy, it takes the cake on easy-to-make. Five simple ingredients, a few minutes of prep, and some thawed ground meat are all you need for this delicious meal to be dinner-ready. The best part? You can easily serve this on game day for a great tailgating treat! Plus, the name “Hanky Pankys” just cracks me up! This is an old family recipe that my grandfather gave me, and… it’s so good. You won’t even need to write it down on a recipe card to make it because it’s easy to memorize, too.

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Overnight Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole

This recipe for overnight slow cooker french toast casserole has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HorizonHappiness #CollectiveBias

Back to School means getting back in the swing of things. Beat the morning rush with this easy French Toast Casserole! This overnight slow cooker french toast casserole is made in your crock pot so you don't have to worry about scrambling for breakfast the next morning. Plus, it's made with ingredients you can feel good about, like organic peaches or Horizon Organic products (which are also great for tossing in lunchboxes!) #HorizonHappiness [ad]

Back to school means time to get back in the swing of things… and sometimes that can be a struggle! My favorite way to beat the morning rush to get through to the school day is to have breakfast ready when my family wakes up. That’s why I’m a huge fan of using my slow cooker to get it ready. This overnight slow cooker French toast casserole is so easy and the whole family will love it! It’s even perfect for dinner time, making it versatile.

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Ed’s Sauce Inspired by the Movie Good Burger

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Welcome to Good Burger, Home of the Good Burger... do you want the recipe to Ed's Sauce? I've taken all of the canon information we know about Ed's Sauce and made it! And it's easier than you may think! Make your own Good Burgers at home to re-live the burger magic 20 years later. | Good Burger Sauce | Goodburger sauce | Kenan Thompson | Kel Mitchell |

Welcome to Good Burger, Home of the Good Burger… do you want the recipe to Ed’s Sauce? I’ve taken all of the canon information we know about Ed’s Sauce from the show and from interviews and made it myself! And it’s easier than you might think. You can make your own Good Burgers at home to re-live the burger magic 20 years later.

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BEST OF 2017: The Top 8 Recipes

Love great recipes? These are the top 8 best recipes from MamaPlusOne.com in the past year! From dinner to side dishes, these simple recipe ideas are ones the whole family can enjoy! | easy recipe | mississippi mud potatoes | cheeseburger soup | chicken and dumplings | raspberry black bean dip | loose meat sandwiches | fry sauce | pizza lunchables | corn casserole | weeknight meals

In the past several years, there have a lot of recipes shared on this site. From the weird and wonderful (pepperoni chocolate bark, anyone?) to the absolute hits, your views have helped shape the recipes that I’ll be sharing on this site for years to come. Today, I want to share a few of your favorites, the recipes you’ve made again and again in the last year! If you need a little recipe inspiration, these recipes should help! Enjoy, and thank you all so much for continuing to read, share, and make these recipes for your family and friends. Your support means so much to me, and helps make this site amazing.

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Gulf Coast-Inspired Easy Shrimp Tacos

This easy shrimp taco recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SoftsoapTouch #OurCaringHands #CollectiveBias

Be ready for summer with these easy Gulf Coast style Shrimp Tacos! They're so easy to make and absolutely delicious. Feel the Gulf Island flavor-- shrimp, taco shells, and plenty of flavor. #OurCaringHands [ad]

The clock is ticking, y’all. I am just weeks away from the event that I look forward to all year long. I’d say I’m practically packed, but we all know I’ll end up doing that the night before I leave. I’m talking about summer vacation, and for me, oh, it’s so much more than just a little break. See, for almost two decades now, summer vacation has meant something a little bit different for my family. It hasn’t just meant beach, and sand, and the sun, but it’s meant a whole lot of family time.

Every summer, we make the trek down to the Gulf Coast, to a tiny island called Dauphin Island, Alabama. If you’re a long-time reader, you’ve probably even seen me talk about it every summer for the past several years. This year we will be driving about 16 hours like we do every summer. Why? To enjoy the beach with our family, who live in another state.

To save money, we split condo costs. We also make sure to cook and eat meals family-style in the condo, rather than going out to eat a lot. That doesn’t mean we never visit local restaurants…. We totally do! There are so many great options for Gulf Coast flavor. Restaurants there serve up fried fish platters, po’boys, and of course, delicious shrimp tacos.

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Fajita Burrito Bowls in a Jar (Perfect for Play Date Picnics!)

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Pep up your park playdates. Instead of having boring crumbled crackers from the bottom of your hand bags, or squished PB&J, send the kids to the playground and enjoy these Fajita Burrito Bowls in a Jar with your BFF. Perfect for park playdates, and they pair great with #AquafinaSparkling [ad]

There is a horrible misconception going around, and I feel like I have to clear it up with y’all. There are people in this world… I can’t believe I even have to type this out… that think play dates are exclusively for kids. Shhh, don’t tell, but some of us know the real reason play dates exist. Sure, they’re great for kids, don’t get me wrong. I mean, as a homeschool mom, I love for my son to have play dates and get some socialization. But let’s be real.

Play dates are for moms.

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The Truth About Home Chef (What I learned from one week of subscribing to their meal service)

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Have you thought about subscribing to the Home Chef meal subscription service but you weren't sure if it was worth it or not? Here's an HONEST opinion on the service (and the pros and cons of actually subscribing to Home Chef).

I’ve been toying with the idea of subscribing to a meal subscription service for awhile. After all, much of my life and career is wrapped up in food. As a busy mom, I don’t always have time to plan out meals perfectly (as much as I’d like to). When I plan so many recipes for this blog, I kind of experience a little “meal burn out.” My family is used to me struggling to come up with dinner ideas outside of work at times.

A meal subscription seemed like a decent solution. So, I recently dove headfirst into the world of Meal Subscription Services. After looking over the menu of multiple services, we decided to start with Home Chef. We looked over what each service offered for the week we were ordering. While different weeks vary, the particular week we were looking at put Home Chef in a good light. Here’s the full rundown from first impressions to final results.

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Ham and Cheese Lasagna Roll Ups

Ham and Cheese Lasagna Roll Ups are the perfect choice for a weeknight meal. They're easy to make and taste delicious, pairing your favorite ham and cheese sandwich with a delicious lasagna twist. | weeknight meal | lasagna roll up | ham and cheese | easy dinner idea |

It was 4 o’clock again, and I had forgotten to let any sort of meat thaw for dinner. Dinnertime was rapidly approaching, and my plans of any kind of decent meal were flying out of the window because… no meat, no dinner. I live with some total carnivores! But then I remembered I had ham in the fridge, and that’s when ham and cheese lasagna roll ups popped into my mind. They’re the perfect effortless weeknight meal.

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Loaded Italian Stuffed Mushrooms

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My mom is devastated, y’all. Seriously, her favorite Italian restaurant, Zio’s, closed their doors unexpectedly… and she didn’t even get to go one last time. One of our absolute favorite dishes to share was an appetizer… stuffed mushrooms. Loaded Italian Stuffed Mushrooms. Oh my goodness, these were good. Now, the chef wouldn’t share his recipe when asked, but he was kind enough to give me an idea of the ingredients they had in theirs, and this is a super close approximation to the real deal… but in jumbo form. See, they used baby bella mushrooms for their dish, but I’m all about the full-sized portabella mushrooms for mine.

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