Desserts

Blueberry Raspberry Bars

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These bars are like a Blueberry- Raspberry – better – than- Pie- Dream. I love Pie, any kind of pie, but especially berry pie. I was raised eating pie as the best dessert you can ever have. These are better than pie because it is half the work of making a pie and all the flavor of summer.

1 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp baking powder
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup cold, unsalted butter, cut into cubes
1 egg
1/4 tsp salt
zest from one lemon
Filling
2 Tbsp lemon juice
4 cups blueberries/raspberries (whatever proportions your prefer)
2/3 cup granulated sugar
4 tsp cornstarch
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and grease a 9×13 inch pan. Set aside. 2. For the crust, in a medium bow, stir together 1 cup sugar, 3 cups of flour, and 1 tsp baking powder. Mix in salt and lemon...
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Nutritions

Calories
3085

Sodium
861mg
35% DV

Fat
42g
65% DV

Protein
52g
105% DV

Carbs
646g
220% DV

Fiber
17g
71% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV