Bacon Wrapped Chicken Stuffed Jalapeno Bites

Spicy jalepeno pieces filled with tender chicken wrapped in smokey bacon and covered in a spiced up barbecue sauce, then baked until the bacon is crisp and the sauce is caramelized and sticky.  These Bacon Wrapped Chicken Stuffed Jalapeno Bites are the perfect appetizer for almost any occasion. They’d be great for the Super Bowl… 

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Click Retreat Caribbean

Two weeks ago I was fortunate to be able to join an amazing group of bloggers, for a photography retreat, Click Blogger Retreat, organized by Today’s Mama. The retreat was held aboard the Oasis of the Seas, one of Royal Caribbean’s newest ships and the largest ship cruising the Caribbean. We spent 7 days aboard the gorgeous mega-ship with… 

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Margherita Pizza Phyllo Bites

Margherita Pizza Phyllo Bites with the flavors of a margherita pizza in a crispy mini phyllo shell. A fun, easy way to serve pizza for the big game without waiting for the pizza delivery guy. I’ve teamed up with Athens Foods to create two fun super bowl recipes using Athens Mini Fillo Shells. Both recipes are… 

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Kung Pao Chicken

Update: My daughter makes this recipe all the time, and she emailed me and said she thought it was time to update the post with some nice new pictures. So I tweaked the recipe just a little bit and took some much better pictures. I hope you’ll try this recipe and it becomes a favorite at… 

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Triple Layer Chocolate Cake with a Coconut Cream Cheese Filling and a Chocolate Smash Cake

Triple Layer Chocolate Cake with a Coconut Cream Cheese Filling

A luscious triple layer chocolate cake with a coconut cream cheese filling covered with rich chocolate ganache and crowned with chocolate curls. My daughter and I made this fabulous cake for my grandson’s first birthday. It’s a pretty fancy cake for a one year old, but for my other grandson’s first birthday we made some gorgeous Chocolate Cheesecake Cakes, so… 

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Healthy One Pot Meals with Extra Veggies

Healthy One Pot Meals with Extra Veggies

A roundup of delicious, better-for-you meals with lots of vegetables to help you eat better in the new year. It’s a brand new year and many of us have made a resolution to eat better. My resolution every year is to eat more veggies. I’m not a huge vegetable lover, but when you add vegetables… 

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Top 10 recipes of 2014

Today I’m sharing a roundup of the Top 10 recipes of 2014 – the most popular recipes on Barbara Bakes in 2014. I hope you’ll see some of them that you’ve made, and will put some on your list to make in 2015. I’m going to start with number 10 and end with the number… 

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Whole Wheat Pita Bread Recipe

Pita bread is a soft easy-to-make flat bread made from a yeast bread dough, rolled thin, then baked at a high temperature so it puffs up as it bakes. This month’s theme for Progressive Eats, our virtual progressive dinner, is Mediterranean Food. My family loves Greek food, so I was looking forward to all the… 

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No-Bake Orange Sunrise Cheesecake Bites

Creamy, no-bake orange cheesecake in crisp, flaky mini fillo shells topped with a sweet orange pomegranate topping and garnished with an orange wedge and a maraschino cherry. If you like a tequila sunrise cocktail, I’m sure you’re love this sweet little mini dessert.  Today’s recipe, No-Bake Orange Sunrise Cheesecake Bites, is the third of three fun and fabulous mini dessert recipes I… 

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No-Bake Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake Bites

Crisp, flaky mini fillo shells filled with a creamy, tart lime no-bake cheesecake, topped with a sweet fresh strawberry topping and garnished with half a strawberry and a maraschino cherry. The flavors you love in a Strawberry Margarita in a fun to eat mini dessert. Today’s recipe for No-Bake Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake Bites is the second of… 

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