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Perfect Homemade Lemon Bars | The Recipe Critic

These Lemon Bars are hands down the BEST lemon bars EVER!  Shortbread crust is topped with a tart, rich lemon center and finished off with a sprinkling of powder sugar. I love making bar desserts because they are super easy to make and it is all in one pan....

Buffalo Chickpea Salad (Vegetarian Lunch Idea)

Buffalo Chickpea Salad is great when you want a meatless lunch. It has all the flavors of buffalo wings, only so much healthier!Buffalo Chickpea SaladThis spicy Chickpea Salad is made with canned chickpeas tossed in a creamy, spicy buffalo sauce made with Greek yogurt, Frank’s Red Hot, lemon...

Easy Greek Lemon Chicken | The Recipe Critic

Greek Lemon Chicken is a zest of sweetness with a hint of summer all in one pan! This chicken is made with a handful of ingredients and easy-peazy. Greek food is fresh, bright and has tons of flavor! Try these authentic favorites like this Gyros, Salad and Pasta Salad. Greek Lemon...

One-Pot Spaghetti Puttanesca – Skinnytaste

One-Pot Spaghetti Puttanesca is full of big, bold flavors from the anchovies, Kalamata olives, and capers – the trifecta for a winning puttanesca.One-Pot Spaghetti PuttanescaThis One-Pot Spaghetti Puttanesca is so delicious and what’s better than a meal made all in one pot for easy cleanup?! Garlic, red pepper,...

Honey Cinnamon Almond Butter Energy Bites

Sometimes after I eat lunch, I crave a little sometime sweet. Or sometimes it’s when that mid-morning sweet tooth hits and I just need something to hold me over until lunch. Of course, there’s always the 3pm hanger that kicks in where I really can’t decide if I...

Bright & Flavorful Sunshine Dressing

I feel like we could all use a little bit of sunshine in our lives, am I right? We’re due for yet another snowstorm here in Chicago this week, meanwhile I’m over here buying spring dresses and getting excited for all of the daily walks I’m going to...

Toasted Quinoa Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

If you’re looking for an easy, no bake treat that’s ready in just about 15-20 minutes, then I’ve got the perfect one for you. Meet my crispy toasted quinoa chocolate peanut butter truffles made with only 7 ingredients! If you’re anything like me, you’ll find yourself obsessing over the...

Instant Pot Braised Beef (Pressure Cooker)

Instant Pot Braised Beef cooked with fragrant spices cooks in a fraction of the time in the pressure cooker. Perfect for everything from rice bowls and tacos to enchiladas.Instant Pot Braised BeefI nearly licked my plate clean, it was that good! Spiced with just the right amount of...

Inside Out Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake

A chocolate brownie meets a chocolate covered strawberry, they fall in love and BOOM! This cake is born: a grain free chocolate brownie cake that’s moist, fudgy and dense; covered with a beautiful strawberry buttercream, drizzled with melted chocolate and finished off with fresh strawberries. Yes, this cake is...

The Best Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

If you’ve seen my cake recipes, you know that I LOVE a really good frosting. I haven’t been putting them on the site separately, but figured it’s about time to do so because there’s endless ways to use frosting. This recipe was specifically made for my chocolate strawberry cake...