Slow-Cooker Caramel Apple Cider

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Apple cider is a drink you can start enjoying in the fall and continue drinking through the cold winter months! This cinnamon apple cider recipe is a delicious twist on your everyday cider - it's sweet and fragrant! (Don't you just love how the … [Read more...]

Overnight Steel Cut Oats

Steel Cut Oats

My daughter recently lamented, "All my friend's moms make their kids hot breakfast." I tried to remind her that while we don't eat hot breakfast very often, we do almost always have hot, homemade dinner and morning is hard for me because I want to … [Read more...]

Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

I am a big lover of Spanish foods and this dish uses those flavors I crave in soup form- it is delicious! Best part is, this recipe is also very easy to make! Toss the ingredients into your slow-cooker and let the pot do all the work! Slow-Cooker … [Read more...]

Stained Glass Cookies

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Stained glass cookies are a Christmas tradition in many homes- but why limit these fun creations to just one time of year?  Grab some heart-shaped cookie cutters and get ready for some Valentine baking! These Stained Glass Valentine Cookie Pops are … [Read more...]

3 Ingredient Red Velvet Brownies

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We are brownie lovers at our house (brownie edges are coveted over here), so I thought it was only fitting that Valentine's Day should include red velvet brownies!  These red velvet brownies are super easy and fast to make.  Just stir three (that's … [Read more...]

Top 10 Winter Soups

baked potato soup

Baby, it's cold outside! Winter has officially arrived. On cold, blistery days there's nothing I like more than a big bowl of soup to warm my hands while warming my heart. There's a little something for everyone in this Winter Soups Roundup. Let's … [Read more...]

Cheddar Chowder

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I started making this Cheddar Chowder more than 10 years ago when my cousin told me that she tried a recipe from the family recipe book and it won awards at a church party. Every winter since that discovery I look forward to making this soup when the … [Read more...]

Blueberry Granola Bars


Hello again, Somewhat Simple readers! It's Alicia from The Baker Upstairs, and I am so excited to be back contributing on Somewhat Simple this year! I'm not huge on New Year's resolutions, but I like that January is a good time to think about my … [Read more...]

Groundhog Treats Cake Push-Pops

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Groundhog Day is on February 2nd this year and we're celebrating this popular tradition with some fun groundhog treat! My kids absolutely loved making (and eating!) these Groundhog Push-Up Cake Pops. Pushing the groundhog up out of his "hole" was … [Read more...]

Slow-Cooker Copycat Zuppa Toscana

Copycat Zuppa Toscana

When my husband and I go out to eat at Olive Garden, Zuppa Toscana is one of my favorite things to order! Since we have 4.5 little ones at home and going out to eat doesn't happen as often as I would like it to, I needed to find another way to get my … [Read more...]