Your Favorite Recipes from 2016

Every now and then, I love to check in with Google Analytics to see what you love. It brings me so much joy to see which of my recipes you’ve been cooking, baking and making in your home for friends and family. I’m humbled that you invite me in some small way to be a part of your life.

I’ve invited my friends Oh Sweet Basil and That Skinny Chick Can Bake to share their reader’s favorite recipes as well, so you have plenty of inspiration to fill your meal plans in the new year!

Let’s kick off your favorite recipes, shall we?

Easy 5 minute sweet bread recipe perfect for gift giving.

You’ve reminded me that sometimes simple is simply the best. As you know, I love an effortless, but beautiful dish, especially those that can be gifted and shared {because we all know I don’t need 6 mini loaves of bread!} Your favorite recipe this year was my Sweet Bread

wine marinated grapes - the perfect summer dessert

You also love frozen grapes marinated in wine. Of course you do! Who can resist a semi-healthy treat? May I also suggest you try my champagne grapes?

Easy white wine pasta sauce for pasta - perfect for adding chicken or seafood

Speaking of semi-healthy…this white wine sauce is so easy, and soooo good! Bonus that it’s light on calories.

The easiest, creamiest peanut butter fudge recipe - it's foolproof

But we all have a sweet tooth. This creamy peanut butter fudge has been a huge hit! If you’re more of a Crock-Pot girl, try my Crock-Pot fudge!

The best green beans recipe

We can’t forget the green beans that get kids {and adults like me} to eat their greens.

Salted Caramel iced sugar cookie recipe

Your philosophy must be the same as my friend Ina’s {we can all pretend, right?}, “You can be miserable before you have a cookie and you can be miserable after you eat a cookie, but you can’t be miserable while you are eating a cookie” because you are loving my salted caramel sugar cookies!

The best M&M cookie recipe - tips for large bakery style cookies

Okay, it’s clear we all bake more than is reasonable accepted, but I won’t tell if you don’t. These bakery M&M cookies are soooo good. Get the secrets here.

Easy sweet & salty No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

No bake butter loving fans, this peanut butter bar is for you!

Light and refreshing pasta salad recipe for summer

Pasta salad takes me back to summer. Think we could fast forward a few months? It’s cooooold here in St. Louis! This is another light and easy recipe.

5 minute cilantro lime vinaigrette recipe | Mexican Salad Dressing

And finally, a vinaigrette with a kick. I can’t resist Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette and it gives me my Mexican fix without the calories. I’ve also made an incredible chicken recipe with it!

What’s your favorite recipe? What do you look forward to making in 2017? Don’t forget to stop by Oh Sweet Basil and That Skinny Chick Can Bake for more recipe inspiration!

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entertaining expert and lifestyle blogger Julie Blanner

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