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Peanut Butter Honey Pretzel Butterscotch Bars -

Peanut Butter Honey Pretzel Butterscotch Bars

I just recently discovered something with all my food experimenting. You can make make a crust from pretty much anything. All you need is crumbs, something to bind it together (usually butter), and something sweet (optional). One of my new favorites is pretzel crust. Yes it’s as glorious as it sounds. This Peanut Butter Honey Pretzel Butterscotch Bars recipe features...

How to Bake Chicken Breasts -

How to Bake Chicken Breast that are Moist and Tender

Oven baked boneless skinless chicken breasts are a healthy and simple ingredient that can be used in almost any meal. It requires little hands-on time and you can bake large amounts at once (store extras in fridge or freezer). There are many ways to oven bake chicken, but the most important thing is to not overcook, otherwise you’ll have tough,...

Monthly Inspirations and Recommendations -

Monthly Inspirations and Recommendations – March 2015

We’re in early April and we can’t forget March’s Monthly Inspirations and Recommendations. The end of March had two unexpected, but welcome posts. Plating Pixels was selected as a co-host for a Pinterest Link Party! Go back through my recent posts to find out more about them. I finally finished my new eCookbook and it’s live on the site! View...

Spaghetti Pie -

Spaghetti Pie with Meat Crust

Who’s ready for a twist on a classic? Today we’re taking spaghetti, pizza and pie, and combining them into one beautiful, glorious dish. More easily recognized as Spaghetti Pie with Meat Crust; you get the best of both worlds one easily enjoyable slice of bliss. I admit I can’t take full credit for this type of recipe. There has been...

15 Brilliant Breakfast Recipes Roundup -

15 Brilliant and Unique Breakfast Recipe Ideas

Who’s ready for 15 Brilliant and Unique Breakfast Recipe Ideas? This 15 breakfast recipe roundup will make you question the way you think about food. Want pizza for breakfast? Tahini and date shake? Mango and blueberry cobbler? Bacon and egg cornbread muffins? How about a chocolate and raspberry grilled cheese? (yep you just read that right) These recipes may just...

Mexican Bean and Rice Casserole Salad -

Mexican Bean and Rice Casserole Salad

Well hello there Spring. I missed you so much! As a food blogger I’m excited for the extra daylight to come. No more cooking and photographing 3 or 4 recipes on a Saturday, just to get good lighting (I did that recently). Spring brings lots of new growth and change. Notice any new additions to this blog? They’re subtle and...

How to Steam Artichokes -

How to Steam Artichokes: The Fail-Proof Way

Artichokes are a wonderful, healthy side to any dish. They’re extremely easy to cook and require almost no hands-on time. It’s important to know how to steam artichokes properly. Steaming is the preferred method for cooking. Unlike microwaving, they keep the artichokes moist and tender. You can boil as well, however a lot of valuable nutrients seep out into the...

Which Cooking Oil to Use When -

Which Cooking Oil to Use When? (Infographic Cooking Tips)

Cooking oils can be an essential part of cooking or baking. They add flavor, consistency and allow for different cooking methods. Knowing which oil to use to be confusing, and can often lead to guessing or using the wrong oil. Each oil has a different flavor profile as well as a smoke point. This is important in sauteing or frying....

Creamy Bell Pepper and Turkey Rice Casserole recipe -

Creamy Bell Pepper and Turkey Rice Casserole

Casserole and baked entrees are a new-found joy of mine. I’ve always loved grilling or stir-frying, but there’s something about making a rich, hearty dish that lasts many meals. Sure it may take a bit more time to make a casserole, but the payoff of of a warm meal with guaranteed left-overs is oh-so worth it. Olia and I are...

30 minutes to healthy eating cookbook -

Healthy Eating Cookbook and Healthy Meal Planner Preview

We’re getting close to releasing our 30 Minutes to Healthy Eating Cookbook and Healthy Meal Planner. A lot of effort and care has gone into making this the most helpful ECookbook and resource possible. I’m so excited to finally announce this! It will be live here on Plating Pixels by the end of the month at the latest. The ebook...

Fudgy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake -

Fudgy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Peanut butter. We meet again old friend. If I had to pick one favorite flavor in baking I’d easily go with you peanut butter. Just a little bit goes so far and adds such a wonderful nutty flavor. I’ve posted plenty of desserts (and savory dishes) featuring peanut butter… Here’s a list below. Be sure to come back and read...

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