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Delicious Recipes

If you are like me, you are always looking for new ideas for delicious recipes.  Making the same ol’ stuff all the time is no fun, am I right?  When the teenagers come home and ask what’s for dinner and you tell them something that you make a lot, you’ve seen the eye rolls and the vacant eyes.

Never fear.   I have put together a collection of all of my favorite recipes off of Life Between the Kitchen and the Coop for you, so the dinner doldrums at your house will be no more!



Appetizer Recipes

cheese ball recipe

Looking for a yummy party appetizer?  Check these out!

Green Onion Cheese Ball Recipe with Salami and Cheddar Cheese

Bacon, Avocado, and Salsa Cheese Ball Recipe

Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

Crescent Roll Appetizers

Bread Recipes

I love bread.  And I mean love.  Bread that is homemade is the ultimate treat (especially if you slather a little homemade bread on it!  Here are a few of my favorite bread ideas:

Easy Recipe for Fry Bread

15 Amazing Homemade Bread Recipes

Crusty Garlic Bread


12 Sweet Breads You’ll Love 

Zucchini Bread Recipes


Party Food Recipes

rustic grazing table wedding
Party Food

How to Design a Rustic Grazing Table for a Wedding

Breakfast Food Recipes

raspberry german pancake

I love breakfast.  Do you do breakfast for dinner at your house?  We sure do!  Here are a few of our favorites for you to try:

Pepper Jack Cheese and Bacon Egg Bites

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich with Avocado Spread

Chewy Peanut Butter Oat Bars

Raspberry German Pancake


Entree Recipes

French Bread Pizza

Let’s be honest.  Some days we just don’t want to make dinner, do we?  Unfortunately, people gotta eat!  Here are some easy dinner ideas your family is sure to love!

Bacon and Cheddar Stuffed Chicken Breast

BLT French Bread Pizza

BLT Pizza

Chicken Recipes to Make for Dinner

Easy Bacon Recipes

Easy Homemade Lasagna

Easy Salsa Chicken

Egg Salad Recipe

Homemade Chicken Bacon Alfredo Pizza Recipe


Pepper Jack & Cheddar Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast

Quick and Easy Stuffing Stuffed Chicken with Mushroom Sauce

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Taco Cornbread

Taco Pizza Recipe

Zucchini Lasagna

Grilling Recipes

corn on the cob

Using the grill in the summer helps you avoid heating up the kitchen.  Even when it isn’t summer, you gotta love that your grill helps you avoid making dirty dishes, right?

How to Make Grilled Corn

How to Make Grilled Squash

Dessert Recipes and Frosting Recipes


Desserts are the perfect punctuation to any meal!  Here are a few of our family favorite dessert recipes for you to check out:

Apple Dump Cake a la Mode

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

Caramel Apple Dessert Turnovers

Caramel Corn

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Delicious Fruit Pizza

Easy Cream Cheese Frosting

Easy Strawberry Brownies

Frozen S’mores Ice Cream Dessert Recipe

Grandma’s Chocolate Mocha Frosting

Grasshopper Dessert

New York Style Cheesecake

Peanut Butter Cup S’mores Recipe

Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Pumpkin Bar Cake

The Best Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

Pumpkin Milkshake Recipe with Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Rice Krispie Treats

31 S’mores Desserts Recipes for S’mores Lovers

Strawberry Fluff Dessert

Toasted Coconut Cake

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Camping Food Recipes

Camping Recipes

Do you love camping?  Tired of the same ol’ foil dinners every time?  Well, here are some fun recipes for camping for you to check out!

Campfire Corn on the Cob

Camping Recipes

Healthy Snack Ideas

how to preserve strawberries

It feels really good when you know you are feeding your family healthy snacks!  Healthy snacks can be a breeze to make.

Food Dehydrating Basics

How to Make Dehydrated Apple Chips in the Food Dehydrator

How to Dehydrate Strawberries

How to Dehydrate Banana Chips with Cinnamon and Sugar

How to Make Sun-Dried Tomatoes in the Food Dehydrator

Beverage Recipes

how to make copycat orange julius

I pretty much always have something to drink in my hand.  Here are a couple of my favorites!

Copycat Orange Julius

K-cafe Special Edition Single Serve Latte, Cappuccino, and Drip Coffee Maker Review

Frothy Coffee Shop Hot Chocolate

Jam, Jelly, and Butter Recipes

raspberry jam

Homemade jams are the perfect topping for toast, homemade bread, or ice cream.  Making jam from the fruit that you grew yourself feels like the ultimate domestic accomplishment!

Homemade Apple Butter Recipe

Make Raspberry Freezer Jam with Fresh Raspberries

Made From Scratch Pantry Items

homemade vanilla recipe

Homemade Vanilla Recipe

Recipe for Pumpkin Pie Spice

Drying Parsley in a Food Dehydrator

Salad Recipes

pasta salad

These refreshing salad recipes are perfect for hot summer days or anytime you are craving a yummy salad!

BLT Summer Salad

Easy Southwest Salad

Marinated Pasta Salad

Summer Fruit Salad

Cool Summer Salads

Easy Egg Salad

Side Dish Recipes

sauteed parmesan asparagus

Looking for the perfect pairing for your entree tonight?  Check out these few delicious ideas!

Brown Sugar Spaghetti Squash

Parmesan Asparagus

Seasoned Zucchini Bites

Soup Recipes

pumpkin pecan soup

Soup is such a warm, great comfort food, don’t you think?   I especially love it with a little homemade bread when it is chilly outside.

Bacon Cheddar Jack Soup

Chicken and Black Bean Soup

Lasagna Soup

Pumpkin Pecan Soup

Holiday Recipes

Christmas Recipes

Christmas treats are an essential part of the holiday season!  They are perfect for family gatherings, Christmas parties, neighbor gifts.  Here are some of our family favorites:

Almond Bark No Bake Peanut Butter Balls

Almond Bark Peanut Butter and Ritz Christmas Cookies

Brown Sugar Apple Glaze for Christmas Ham

Christmas Almond Bark Oreos

Christmas Almond Bark Pretzels

Christmas Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy

Christmas Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Christmas Peppermint Ice Cream Dessert

Chocolate Chip Mint Ice Cream Dessert with Oreo Crust and Hot Fudge (Grasshopper Dessert)

Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting

Easy Butterscotch Haystack Treats

How to Make Christmas Treats into Neighbor Gifts

How to Make Mint Chocolate Almond Bark Christmas Cookies

How to Make the Perfect Rice Krispie Treats

Christmas Recipes That Your Sweet Tooth Will Love

Easter Desserts

Easter dinner is not complete without dessert.  Check out these cute Easter cake ideas!

Chicken Birthday (or Easter) Cake

Easter Bunny Cake

Thanksgiving Recipes

No Thanksgiving is complete without pumpkin pie!  This recipe is handed down by my mother-in-law.  The combination of spices mixed with the warm pumpkin and some whipped cream is heaven in your mouth!

Pumpkin Milkshake Recipe with Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin Pie

The Best Pumpkin Desserts

Canning Recipes

salsa recipe

You can build your food storage and become more self-reliant by learning how to can your garden produce.  Here are a couple of really easy canning tutorials:

Homemade Apple Butter Recipe

How to Make Homemade Applesauce in the Pressure Cooker (and water bath can it, too!)

How to Can Apple Pie Filling

How to Can Salsa the Easy Way

How to Preserve Apples for Food Storage

Egg Recipes

New York-style cheesecake

Do you have backyard chickens like I do?  Whether you do or you just like eggs, this egg recipe collection has some great ideas for you!

Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich with Avocado Spread

Raspberry German Pancake

Easy Egg Salad

Delicious Egg Recipes

Tomato Recipes

canning salsa

The flavor of tomatoes bought at the store can’t hold a candle to the robust taste of a garden tomato.  Here are some of my favorite garden tomato recipes:

How to Can Salsa – The Easy Way

Garden Tomato Recipes

Zucchini Recipes

zucchini bites

If you need ideas to use the zucchini from your garden, check these out!

Seasoned Zucchini Bites

Zucchini Lasagna

Yummy Marinara

Zucchini Bread Recipes

Easy Zucchini Dinner Recipes

Zucchini Recipes


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I’m always adding new recipes to this page that your family will love, so be sure to check back often!  AND I have even more great recipes on my Pinterest Delicious Food Recipes Board!  Click below and check it out!  I’m always adding new recipes, so be sure to follow it, too!

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