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Appetizers & Snacks, Low-Carb, Tailgate, Tennessee Food

Pimento Cheese Bacon Jalapeno Poppers

There's no shame in our game day food, ya'll. Get a bite of these Pimento Cheese Bacon Jalapeño Poppers.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc.  All opinions are entirely my own.

In the South, football is no joke, and neither is our food.

Anytime we get to create a recipe with Wright® Brand Bacon, we know it is going to be amazing. This easy recipe for Pimento Cheese Bacon Jalapeño Poppers is an instant classic for all of your parties, especially on game day.

With only 8 ingredients, you are going to love this savory, salty + spicy appetizer. Seriously, can it get any better than homemade pimento cheese loaded on fresh jalapeños then wrapped with bacon?

Nope. It doesn’t. Get in the game and make these NOW.

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30 Minute or Less, 5 Ingredients or Less, Appetizers & Snacks, Tailgate

Gridiron Gameday Party Mix

Sweet + salty, cruncy + munchy. Does a party mix get any better than this?

Any recipe I can throw in a bowl and eat from a cup makes me happy. Like this Gridiron Gameday Party Mix.

I mean come on. Chocolate candies, salty pretzels, puffy pop corn and your favorite trail mix. AND watch football at the same time? I am 100% SOLD.

This snack party mix idea is so easy + fun. Plus you can make it team approved by using your favorite football team’s colors. Crunchy + munchy, you will want plenty of this party mix on hand for snacking for your football parties, tailgates, and…well.. tomorrow.

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Appetizers & Snacks, Chicken, Tailgate, Tennessee Food

Nashville Hot Chicken Quesadillas (and Tacos)

Nashville Hot Chicken Quesadillas...two of my favorite game day snacks combined into one.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mission®. All recipes, opinions and ideas are entirely my own. #MissionPartyKit

My four favorite things? Football. Food. Family. Friends. And I love it when they all come together on game day. Especially during playoffs, when the stakes are higher, the crowd is rowdier, and the food is spicier.

Nashville Hot Chicken Quesadillas are inspired by our favorite team, the Tennessee Titans. Tangy, sweet heat topped with dill pickles and blue cheese crumbles on mini corn tortillas? Yep. A new game day classic.

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30 Minute or Less, Appetizers & Snacks, Tennessee Food

Southern Style Avocado Deviled Eggs

Delish! Southern Style Avocado Deviled Eggs have all the classic ingredients plus rich avocado.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions, recipes, and ideas are mine alone. #SimplyAvocado #CollectiveBias

My family is crazy about deviled eggs. No joke. You put down a platter of this Southern classic side dish and they are GONE.

I even have to drive my youngest daughter out of the kitchen when I am making them.

I decided to mix things up a little with something different. Avocado! Part of me was thinking “This is perfect, why haven’t I made avocado deviled eggs before?” The rich, smooth avocado is the perfect addition to a traditional Southern-style deviled egg.

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30 Minute or Less, Appetizers & Snacks, Tailgate

How to Host a Football Party on a Budget

Food, drink and decor ideas for your next football party. Budget friendly.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own.

I am not sure what is better: watching a football game or hanging out with your friends. Enjoying sports, spending time with your friends and eating your favorite foods is always a winning combination. That’s why I love tailgating and homegating.

Throwing a Homegating Football Party can be a big expense. Football party food, beverages, party supplies + decorations quickly add up. This post is full of ideas, tips + recipes on how to have a great time on game day without going broke.  Continue Reading…

Appetizers & Snacks, Fall

Sugar + Spice Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

A hint of sugar and spice is the perfect accent for roasted pumpkin seeds.

Talk about the ultimate upcycle. Yeah, we are upcycling our pumpkin guts into something toasty + tasty. Sugar + Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Seeds are the perfect fall snack. And besides just a little bit of buttery goodness, they are good for you.

With a little bit of sugar and a little bit of spice, these crunchy and wholesome roasted pumpkin seeds are so addictive. I dare you to eat just three handfuls.

Oh, and you’ll never guess what the “spice” is.

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Appetizers & Snacks, Chicken, My Favorite Recipes, Tailgate

Tailgate 101: Cheesy Rotisserie Chicken RO*TEL Dip

Cheesy Rotisserie Chicken RO*TEL Dip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Conagra Brands. All opinions, recipes, and ideas are mine alone. #DipForTheWin #CollectiveBias

Everyone loves a delicious, over the top dip. This dip recipe is so creamy and savory, full of tender rotisserie chicken, RO*TEL, and cheese. You’ll be tempted to eat it by the bowl full.

Tailgating is one of our favorite activities. I have to admit, the food is sometimes better than the actual game. Especially when you bring our Cheesy Rotisserie Chicken RO*TEL Dip. Every bite is loaded with flavor.

My new MVP (Most Valuable Party Food). If you are tailgating at the game or couch-gating from home, you won’t be able to get enough of this dip.

BONUS: Read our recipe and enter Dip for the Win Sweepstakes for a chance to win a 55″ Smart TV, a Crock Pot and a $450 Walmart Gift Card.

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Appetizers & Snacks, Breakfast, Health

Almond Oatmeal No Bake Energy Bites

No Bake Almond Oatmeal Energy Bites are going to be your new breakfast BFF. These lovely little munchies are a grab-and-go delight that will fit right into your morning routine.

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You are going to love these. Just save this post, print it out, get the goods to make these goodies. Almond Oatmeal No Bake Energy Bites are going to be your new breakfast BFF. These lovely little munchies are a grab-and-go delight that will fit right into your morning routine.

Made with wholesome and hair-healthy ingredients like roasted almonds and whole grain oats, these bites are lightly sweet. Coconut, cinnamon and cranberries round out this recipe for layers of flavor.

Yes, I said hair-healthy ingredients. You see, there’s a story behind this recipe… (there’s always a story, isn’t there?)

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30 Minute or Less, Appetizers & Snacks, Kid Friendly Recipes

Quick and Easy Idea Starters for your Kids Lunch Box

School days, school days. Ain’t it fun? The morning rush, the after school activities, assignments and school functions keep most calendars packed. But what about the middle of the day? It is our duty as parents and caregivers to make sure our kids are getting fed. Whether that means nutritious school lunches or our own lunch box creations.

My favorite way to put a smile on my kid’s face (through food) is to pack her lunch box with fun and colorful foods. Small sizes, totally snackable, and tasty.

We have put together a list of Lunch Box Idea Starters to help you and your precious little angels make their mid day meal more exciting.

(No worries, I’m all about quick and easy.) BONUS FREE PRINTABLE FOR LUNCH BOX NOTES

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