Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Pretzel Bites

Peanut Butter. Cream Cheese. Pretzels. Chocolate. Sprinkles.
Pretty much all my favorite things packaged into a perfect little bite.

Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Pretzel Bites | Persnickety Plates
I have exciting news! Do you read Juggling Act Mama? I’ve been “blog friends” with Ang for quite awhile and I’m honored to be contributing posts to her site every once in awhile. Head over to her blog to see my first post – these Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Pretzel Bites. They’re so easy to make. Too easy, really.

3 Ingredient Spicy Ranch Slow Cooker Chicken | Persnickety Plates

Three Ingredient Spicy Ranch Slow Cooker Chicken

Spicy Ranch Chicken is healthy, has only three ingredients, and is made in the slow cooker – perfect! We closed on our new house! yayayayay So, we’ve been spending a lot of time browsing hardware stores and furniture shopping (do you have a couch you love, btw? I’d love a recommendation!). My kitchen is finally…

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One Pot Cheesy Chicken Pasta Skillet | Persnickety Plates

Cheesy Chicken Pasta Skillet

One pot cheesy chicken pasta skillet comes together in just about 30 minutes! First, let’s talk about all that I’m thinking about lately. We close on our new house TOMORROW. This has been a crazy, stressful period of our lives and I don’t really see it slowing down anytime soon. Now we have to pick…

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries | Persnickety Plates

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

One of my favorite side dishes/snacks – baked sweet potato fries with a little kick of chili powder!

Capturing Memories - Weeks 9-16 | Persnickety Plates

Persnickety Baby: Capturing the First Year

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Similac® StrongMoms®. All opinions are 100% mine. I can’t even believe that my itty bitty baby is nearly 10 months old. Before I had a baby, I never (ever, ever) thought I would miss having a newborn. I used to think I didn’t even…

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Making cilantro lime rice at home is nearly as easy as ordering it at your favorite Mexican restaurant! | Persnickety Plates

Cilantro Lime Rice

 Making cilantro lime rice at home is nearly as easy as ordering it at your favorite Mexican restaurant!

Taco Bell copycat Mexican Pizza made with ground turkey and refried black beans! | Persnickety Plates

Mexican Pizza

Copycat Mexican Pizza made with ground turkey and refried black beans! Do you like Taco Bell? Personally, I’m not much of a fan. If anything, I usually get nachos & cheese (lame), but my husband loves it. I consider most fast food mystery meat (no offense. ha) so I try to avoid it but when…

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4 ingredient shortbread cookies perfect for cutting out shapes then dipping in dark chocolate. A Trader Joe's copycat! | Persnickety Plates

Dark Chocolate Stars

Simple shortbread cookies dipped in dark chocolate and topped with sprinkles. A Trader Joe’s copycat! Let’s pretend that these don’t have Christmas colored sprinkles on them. Let’s ignore the fact that I made them before Christmas and had every intention of sharing them before Christmas, but got so busy that I didn’t get around to it….

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I rounded up your favorites, now here are MY favorite posts of 2014 | Persnickety Plates

My Top 10 Favorite Posts of 2014

Yesterday I gave you YOUR top 10 favorite posts (most clicked) but today I’m going to give you MY favorite posts from 2014.

Persnickety Plates Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2014

Top 10 Posts of 2014

The top 10 most popular (i.e. most viewed) posts on Persnickety Plates in 2014!

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Merry Christmas!

From our family to yours, we wish you a very merry Christmas & all the best in the new year!!


Happy Baby Happy Holidays

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Happy Family Products . All opinions are 100% mine. Obviously, I like to cook, so I knew I wanted to make baby food. We started with avocado just before six months and have been trying new foods ever since. Along with the avocado, our…

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Chocolate Mocha Swirl Cookies | Persnickety Plates

Chocolate Mocha Swirl Cookies

 Chocolate and mocha swirled together in a pretty pinwheel cookie. It’s time for the 3rd annual Christmas Cookie Recipe Swap! Julie of White Lights on Wednesday puts the swap together each year and I’ve had fun each time. The first year I made Fiesta Fudge Cookies and last year I made French Sables Korova Cookies.

Christmasdoodles - the classic snickerdoodle made festive with red & green sugar! | Persnickety Plates

Christmasdoodles aka Christmas Snickerdoodles

A classic snickerdoodle but red and green sugar give them a festive twist. It’s time for The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap reveal! This was my second year participating and I think I had even more fun this year.

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