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Blueberry Buckle- A Family Tradition Recipe!

I never properly blogged our family tradition recipe…Blueberry Buckle!
After making it for Easter morning, I snapped some photos to share.
You need this recipe in your life.
It’s incredible…and if you want you can use it as a base for a coffee cake recipe.
We went with 2 cups of blueberries but you could do one cup and be good.
My Mom passed this recipe on to me when I got married.
She would make this for Easter and Christmas Morning… amazing! 
If you like something fruity and sweet with a little crunch… this is for you!
This past time I roughly doubled the toppings because we wanted extra sweet crunch on top.
But if you want to make it how we always make it, try the recipe below!
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INGREDIENTS
1/4 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup sugar
1 Egg
2 cup sifted all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup milk
2 cups fresh blueberries, washed
 
CRUMB TOPPING:
1/4 cup soft butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
 
DIRECTIONS:
Cream butter; add sugar and beat until lights.
Add egg and beat well.
Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with milk, beating until smooth.
**Note..don’t pack in flour, or else you’ll need to add more milk to balance that out.**
Fold in berries.
Pour into greased pan (my mom always used a 9x9x2″)
Sprinkle with Crumb Topping.
Bake 375 degrees for 35 minutes. 6-9 Servings
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We typically make the buckle the night before…
so it’s ready to dive into the next morning!
The smell of it takes me home!
It’s been a staple in our house all the years and I hope you try it out.
I’m sure your loved ones will be begging for it every year!
Not that you have to wait for a Holiday… It would be great for a brunch recipe!
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Hope you are having a wonderful week so far. Sorry it’s been kind of quiet around here lately.
I’m 10 weeks and hanging in there through this rough patch of all day sickness!
Baby is the size of a strawberry… I should have done a strawberry recipe. ;)

After School Snack- Totino’s Pizza Rolls!

My kids come home from school hangry and ready to devour anything in sight!!
Are your kids the same way??
I love having a quick and yummy option to give them.
Pizza is always the way to my kids’ hearts. ;)
March is Frozen food month so it seems fitting to share one of our go to’s in our Freezer!
It’s always handy having a bag of Totino’s Pizza Rolls
in the freezer that I can give them quickly!
I’m able to get the lowdown on everything they learned while we snack and chat about their day!
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Something crispy on the outside and warm and tasty on the inside makes everything better in my book.

Even the math homework that is about to happen! ;)
We like the Cheese or Pepperoni  Totino’s Pizza Rolls but they have even more flavors to choose from!
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Asher gets so excited when the girls get home and is all about getting in on snack time.
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I remember my mom telling me about how there are certain places she can always count on her
grown up kids always giving her the lowdown on life. Right now, my brothers
always call her from the car on their way home from work…
I can picture that with my crew one day. But for now, the kitchen island is where
I know I can get all the info on what’s on their minds.

Snack time always brings out the chatty side of my kids and I love it!
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Thanks to  the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) for sponsoring todays’ post!
Grab a few bags of Totino’s in your grocery’s freezer for your next snack!

Your kiddos will thank you and you’ll enjoy less time prepping and more time chatting!
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I’m on the Cool Food Panel and love sharing meal ideas like this one with you guys!
Be sure to check out EasyHomeMeals.com for even more ideas!

Party Food: A Pierogies Bar!

Almost 10 years ago, I married a polish boy and was introduced to the world of Pierogies!
Since then, we almost always have Mrs. T’s Pierogies in our freezer!
Today, I’m sharing a fun food bar theme that’s perfect for appetizers or party food!
A Pierogies Bar!
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We use Mrs. T’s Mini Pierogies when we do this since we add
a bunch of toppings into our bowls.
Today, we chose the classic cheddar and potato and the four cheese medley.
They’re loaded with flavor and so good! Both favorites in our house!
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I love food bars because you can really let each person customize their
bowl just how they want it and people love options!
You can make the pierogies bar a meatless option by skipping the kielbasa.
(Another thing I was introduced to after marrying Ben! ;)
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I put out a bunch of toppings that I know my kids love.
We had shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, frizzed up kielbasa,
chopped green onions and hot sauce for the hubby!
The pierogies can be cooked a bunch of different ways…
but today we boiled some and fried some!
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March is Frozen Food Month so if you haven’t strolled down
your freezer aisle lately, go take a look at all the easy and fresh meal ideas you can find!
There are certain things we always grab when we go grocery shopping, and
the Mrs. T’s Pierogies are one of the must have items in our freezer.
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Thank you to the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association for sponsoring this post.
I love being a part of their Cool Food Panel and sharing recipes with you guys.
Be sure to check out EasyHomeMeals.com for even more meal ideas!