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Deep Dish Monster Cookies

I was craving cookies. It’s not often that I want sweets, but when I do, it usually comes in the form of cookies. And since my little guy Cole is the same way, he was all over helping me out.

Deep Dish Monster Cookies via Real Food by Dad

These initially started out as chocolate chip cookies, but before I knew it, Cole had all kinds of ideas for what we could add-in. Some things made it in, most things did not—things like: red hots, gummy bears  . . . he’s been watching too much Chopped and probably channeling his mom’s tendencies for candy in cookies.

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Southwestern Roasted Cauliflower Pizza

June 23, 2015  |  Cheese, Comfort, Dinner, Easy, Lunch, Pizza, Savory, Vegetables  |  36 Comments

Look at that, a vegetarian meal and you would hardly know it by the looks of this loaded pizza. Generally, I love my pizza loaded to please my inner carnivore.


But this time around, I decided to trade in my usual meaty pizza for a vegetarian spin as part of my sponsorship with Ford and their Switch It Up Series.

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Spinach and Leek Quiche

Summer is quickly setting in now that the kids are out of school. That means long days trying to beat the summer heat. Aside from going to the pool and the beach alot to stay cool, I’m going to be all about easy meals. And meals that won’t heat up the house with long oven cooking or baking time.

Spinach and Leek Quiche + Real Food by Dad

Keeping that in mind, I’ll be utilizing the new Sharp R-830 Convection Microwave Oven as my latest kitchen gadget to keep summers cooler and cooking times faster. It’s a countertop unit that’s a combination of a standard microwave oven and a convection oven. The dual model cooks food quickly, while still being able to brown and crisp things like a traditional oven.

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