Homemade Sloppy Joes Recipe

Homemade Sloppy Joes recipe – the best Sloppy Joes made from scratch with just a few simple ingredients! Great with ground beef, ground turkey and even chicken! 

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If you notice all of the homemade sauces recipes here on my blog, you will notice a pattern. I love to make the staples we all buy in cans and just open and pour  into the pan. I enjoy discovering the flavor layers and recreating them from scratch. In this case, the sauce is a blend of peppers and tomatoes with addition of spices. After trying this recipe, you will never go back to a store bought Sloppy Joe sauce!

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Monthly Favorites: July 2016

Monthly Favorites for July 2016 - my favorite things from this past month!

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It’s time to talk Monthly Favorites again!

As always, there is food products, beauty products and things that in general make my life easier and I want to tell you about them. If you try something and love it too – let me know! I’d love to hear about that!

In my Monthly Favorites series I share my current obsessions with food products, kitchen items, sometimes even home and beauty. You can see my first post, HERE. If you recently discovered a product and love it – tell me about it in the comment section below! I’d love to see it!

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Cheesy Salsa Rice with Zucchini and Corn Recipe

Cheesy Salsa Rice with Zucchini and Corn recipe - my new favorite way to take plain rice to a new level!  Perfect side dish to tacos, enchiladas or burritos OR turned into a full meal by adding protein. Quick, easy and irresistible!

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If you are like me and you are so over plain rice with your dinner – let me introduce you to my newest take on this popular side dish. It’s cheesy, packed with flavor and filled with our favorite summer veggies: sweet corn and zucchini! Yes, a big ol’ bowl of this, please! Serve it with tacos, enchiladas, burritos or whatever your heart desires and you are all set!

Last week, I found myself with one last zucchini and one corn on the cob from my latest shopping trip. I love both of them together and quickly got on a mission to use them up in something delicious. Last year, I made them into a pasta dish with bacon and the whole thing took only 15-minutes! Summer dishes are supposed to be quick and easy and full of fresh flavor. This rice is no different. I used freshly cooked rice but leftover rice will work just as well.

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