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About recipeshappen

I'm Bonnie. I'm a pharmacy technician and new wife to Bogdan. I love cooking, usually without recipes. I love good sales and coupons, but haven't quite figured out the best way to find them. I make the typical new-wife mistakes and have burned my share of cookies. I like a cold house and a hot shower all year long.

Cloves Sugar Cookies

I know, I know.  It’s not time for Christmas baking yet.  But making cut-out cookies is so fun, I really think you can safely get away with doing it more than just at Christmas time.  And Christmas cookies are not … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogurt!!

Homemade yogurt has been a little bit of a mystery to me for a while now.  I know that my mom makes it and I have heard other people mention it, but honestly?  The thought of letting my milk turn … Continue reading

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Lentil and Brown Rice Soup

This is a recipe I stole from my mom’s recipe box before I got married.  It’s full of protein and fiber, incredibly affordable, and really easy to make!  Plus it’s even vegetarian vegan! Lentil and Brown Rice Soup Ingredients: 3/4 … Continue reading

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Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

I love cooking with quinoa!  I also love any type of stuffed pepper and anything with cheese.  That makes this recipe a win, win, win in my house.  It’s also easy to prepare ahead and bake at a later time … Continue reading

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PB2

Thanks to recommendations from others, I finally picked up some PB2!  If you haven’t heard of or tried PB2 yet, it is essentially peanut butter powder with 85% less fat calories than traditional peanut butter.  To make it a peanut … Continue reading

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I’m Back! Catching Up.

Well, that was unexpected. I am finally back to blogging!  I stopped earlier this summer because of how many things were going on in my life at the time, but I am happy to say that I am finally back. … Continue reading

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Asparagus Season

I haven’t posted lately; I have been around but busy. :) When I am not at work I have been doing a little spring cleaning (tossing/giving away a lot of things I haven’t used for a few months), visiting friends, … Continue reading

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I like… Old Pot Holders

I am going to be sharing a post like this every day this week – sharing something I like/use and why. I am going to go out on a limb here, and share something silly that I like – my … Continue reading

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I like… Clean hands

I like… keeping handy wipes in my car for use while shopping! I hate, hate, hate the dirty feeling when I get to the car after shopping.  You know the feeling – you’ve handled lots of groceries or clothes that … Continue reading

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