Our Super Recipe Roundup of 2021

Author: Heather
Category: Recipes
Published Date: 12/29/2021
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2021 was an interesting year, wasn’t it? We spent a lot of time in our home, I got sick, we bought a home and moved almost 200 miles away and I managed to grow my business to a level I didn’t think was possible.

We are incredibly grateful for the opportunity to work with so many of the brands we love. In between packing and unpacking, I spent a great deal of time working on old recipes and creating new ones. 

2021 Recipe Roundup

I’m already planning some awesome new content for 2022, but first, I wanted to put all of our favorite family-friendly recipes in one post for your convenience. 

pull-apart garlic rolls on a counter

Pull-Apart Garlic Rolls

These buttery pull-apart garlic rolls are super easy to make and incredibly delicious. They are perfect for any meal or get-together.

the inside of a peanut butter cup cookie bite

Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Bites

These peanut butter cup cookie bites are the perfect bite of peanut butter and chocolate. Decorate them with green and red icing and they are your new favorite Christmas cookie!

aerial view of everything you need to make zucchini tempura tacos

Zucchini Tempura Tacos

Looking for a change for your next taco night?! These delicious zucchini tempura tacos feature lightly battered zucchini, a cilantro-lime slaw, and cotija cheese.

strawberry jam inside pie crust

Homemade Strawberry Pop Tarts

Fresh out of the oven pie crust with a strawberry preserve filling, covered in icing.  Once you make your own homemade strawberry pop tarts, you’ll never buy the boxed version again.

mozzarella sticks and a dish of marinara sauce

Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

These delicious air fryer mozzarella sticks are crispy on the outside and super cheesy on the inside. Serve with a marinara sauce for dipping.

plate of air fryer caramel cream puffs

Easy Air Fryer Caramel Cream Puffs

These air fryer caramel cream puffs are made with just 4 ingredients and your air fryer in just 7 minutes! Such an easy and tasty dessert!

pouring hot fudge on whipped cream

The Best Chocolate Milkshake Ever

All you need are three ingredients and a blender to make the best chocolate milkshake ever. It’s super chocolatey and extra delicious!

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Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Copycat Recipe

This Starbucks pumpkin cream cold brew copycat recipe is the perfect blend of cold brew, vanilla, and pumpkin spice that you can make at home.

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

The bold flavor of buffalo chicken wings in a creamy dip. It’s the appetizer you never knew you needed, until now.

the best trail mix ever

Banana, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Trail Mix

Forget the store-bought trail mix. There is nothing fresher and more tailored to your taste buds, than homemade trail mix. This is our all-time favorite recipe.

lots of popsicles on a tin with ice

Dairy Free Dole Whip Popsicles

Looking for a healthier, dairy-free alternative to the famous dole whip? All you need is a popsicle mold and a handful of ingredients.

plate of gooey double chocolate chunk cookies

Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Packed with two different types of chocolate chunks, these chewy double chocolate chunk cookies are going to be your new favorite!

bowl and spoonful of everything bagel seasoning

Everything Bagel Seasoning

Our favorite seasoning can be made at home and now I’m sharing the easy, step-by-step recipe for the popular everything bagel seasoning.

glasses of non-alcoholic strawberry daiquiri mocktail

The Yummiest Non-Alcoholic Strawerry Daiquiri Ever

This is a frozen, sweet, and fruity drink that the whole family can enjoy! This is the yummiest non-alcoholic strawberry daiquiri ever… at least according to my kids.

plate and bowl full of lower carb air fryer garlic bread pasta chips

Air Fryer Lower Carb Garlic Bread Pasta Chips

You have to try these air fryer pasta chips. Made with chickpea pasta, they have fewer carbs but taste just like garlic bread. They are yummy!

close up of german chocolate cake fudge

German Chocolate Cake Fudge

This incredibly delicious chocolate pecan fudge is topped with a coconut, pecan topping. It’s all of the flavors of German chocolate cake, in a bite-sized piece of fudge.

Starbucks iced white chocolate mocha next to a double shot espresso can

Starbucks Iced White Chocolate Mocha Copycat Recipe

This Starbucks iced white chocolate mocha copycat recipe is the perfect blend of espresso, milk, and white chocolate that you can make at home with just three ingredients.

piece of easy ice cream cake with ice cream sandwiches

Easy Ice Cream Sundae Cake

Want to celebrate a special occassion and love ice cream cake?! This easy ice cream sundae cake is made with ice cream sandwiches and all of your favorite sundae toppings.

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Chocolate Snack Crack

This chocolate snack crack is the salty-sweet snack you never knew you were missing. It’s all of your favorite snacks covered in chocolate.

Air Fryer Doritos Onion Rings

These crispy, crunchy onion rings are covered in Doritos crumbs and since they are cooked in the air fryer, they don’t have the grease that typical onion rings have.

close up of oreo fudge

Cookies and Cream Fudge – Only 3 Ingredients

Our cookies and cream fudge is packed with OREO cookies. All you need are three delicious ingredients to make this super easy fudge.

a s'mores fudge bar on a plate with a fork taking a bite

The Perfect S’mores Fudge Bars

These s’mores fudge bars pack all of the s’mores flavors you love into one incredible bar. It’s a graham cracker crust, a layer of chocolatey fudge, topped with toasted marshmallows. They’re not quite as messy but just as delicious.

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Baby Yoda Deviled Eggs

The cutest little snack idea for May the 4th, these Star Wars Baby Yoda deviled eggs are sure to be a hit with people of all ages.

crispy brussel sprouts on a plate

Crispy Brussel Sprouts

These brussel sprouts are super crispy and healthier than any chip. It’s the snack my kids ask for on a regular basis!

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Matzo Ball Soup

A classic family favorite, packed with veggies, chicken, and lots of fresh dill. Perfect for the holidays or when you need some comfort food.

green velvet donuts on a cooling rack

Baked Green Velvet Donuts

A fun twist on the classic red velvet cake donut, these baked green velvet donuts are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day but can be enjoyed all year long.

dipping an artichoke heart into garlic aioli

Air Fryer Artichoke Hearts with Garlic Aioli

Air fryer artichoke hearts are a quick and easy appetizer. Served with a lemony garlic aioli, this will be a hit for any occassion.

plate of spaghetti with sauce and meatballs

Healthier Oven-Baked Meatballs

These healthier oven-baked meatballs are so good, you won’t miss the extra calories or fat. Only 258 calories per 5 meatball serving.

bowl of slow cooker pasta sauce with fresh basil

Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce

This slow cooker pasta sauce is packed with veggies and tastes better than any sauce you can buy in the store. Only 77 calories per serving.

close up of honey ham made in a pressure cooker

Sliced Ham in the Pressure Cooker

Tired of waiting hours to cook a ham? This pressure cooker ham recipe includes a homemade glaze and results in a perfectly cooked ham every time!

pound cake topped with fresh strawberries and whipped cream

Strawberry Shortcake

Fresh strawberries and whipped cream, sandwiched between two layers of pound cake.

a fork going into a stack of waffles

Fluffy Greek Yogurt Waffles

Greek yogurt waffles are packed with protein, are golden brown on the outside and perfectly fluffy on the inside. This easy recipe will make enough for you to freeze and toast each morning.

Which recipe in our 2021 recipe roundup is your favorite? Have you tried any of them? Comment below and let us know!

What type of recipes would you like to see me share in 2022?

As always, I want to personally thank you for your support. Without you, our family couldn’t continue to run this small business. We appreciate you more than you know! 


Our favorite recipes of the year all in one post! From breakfast to dessert, all are easy, delicious and family-friendly.
Our favorite recipes of the year all in one post! From breakfast to dessert, all are easy, delicious and family-friendly.

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I'm so honored that you've found us! I'm Heather, a Mom of 3 who blogs about parenting, food, occasional travel and how I overcame my daily struggle with anxiety. I miss sleeping and rely on coffee and laughter to get me through the day. I hope you enjoy and visit often!

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  • This is a great selection of recipes! I love all the Starbucks copycat recipes, especially. Can’t wait to see what you come up with in 2022!

  • What an amazing 2021 for you and these treats are all so delicious and creative. I wanna eat all of them, but as for baking them, idk if i have the skills. Haha

  • Omgoodness can this list be any better or more delicious. I need all of this in my life from the garlic bread, to the mozzarella sticks, to peanut butter cookie bites. Yum!!! There’s enough on this list for every meal.

  • There is such a great variety of foods here! I’m going to use this as a meal planner, I think.

  • All of these look scrumptious. I can’t wait to try some of these out. You are the best cook. I wish I were better. I tend to burn a lot of things.

  • We are having a huge gathering of family and friends this Sunday and I would love to try the pull-apart garlic rolls. What a tasty recipe and I love your presentation!