This one is so fun and perfect for family movie nights! I am sharing a homemade magic shell recipe with you that is so simple and fun! Head to the blog to catch it!

Homemade Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping

This homemade magic shell ice cream topping recipe is such a fun one! If you hang out with me on Instagram, you know how much we love family nights at our house. We do a favorite easy dinner, we enjoy some ice cream, and then we all cozy up for a movie. It’s one night […]

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A gluten-free steak burrito bowl recipe that also happens to be low carb! A healthy and delicious weeknight meal for the family, perfect for the hot summer months! Catch the entire recipe and walk-through over on KaraLayne.com!

Gluten-Free Steak Burrito Bowl Recipe

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There has been quite a few changes at our house in regards to Blair’s recent diagnosis. However, I am so grateful that our family had already made significant changes to our eating habits over the past two years. Moving to Nashville gave us access to farm-fresh food that we had previously not been able to […]

The best Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese recipe. The perfect amount of smoky flavor for the adults to enjoy and just the right amount of cheesiness for the kids to as for seconds. Catch the recipe over on KaraLayne.com!

The Best Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese

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Oh, friend. This recipe has been on my list for some time and I am so glad I am sharing it in time for Thanksgiving. Because I can promise you that there is no other way to do homemade mac & cheese. This one is the best Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese recipe that you will […]

Sharing my recipe for delicious and homemade honey whole wheat bread. Get it now over on KaraLayne.com! #HomemadeBread #EasyHomemadeBread #HomemadeBreadRecipe #HoneyWholeWheatBread #HowToMakeHomemadeBread #Recipe #Baking

Delicious and Simple Honey Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

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Let’s just say that homemade bread has become such a comfort in our home these last few months. Time in the kitchen with the family, teaching cubs how to cook is good for the soul. Today I am sharing my honey whole wheat bread recipe. A delicious and easy approach that has allowed us to […]

Roasted rosemary potatoes recipe - perfect for Easter dinner and absolutely fool proof. These make such a great side dish and bring the most beautiful taste to your plate! Catch the full recipe and walk through over on KaraLayne.com! #EasterDinnerIdeas #EasterDinnerSideDish #SideDish #Recipe #PotatoSideDishes #EasyPotatoSideDishes #RoastedPotatoes #RosemaryPotatoes #EasyRecipes

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

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I’m always up for an easy and fool-proof recipe that also tastes amazing and today’s recipe is just that. These roasted rosemary potatoes are a great side dish option for Easter Sunday coming up if you are planning that out. And, while in quarantine, potatoes are one of those staples that are easier to find […]

How to make a simple and beautiful charcuterie board. Get all of the ins and outs and how to wow those you are entertaining over at Haus of Layne! #CharcuterieBoard #HowToMakeACharcuterieBoard #BeautifulCharcuterieBoard #SimpleCharcuterieBoard #HowToMakeACheeseBoard #EntertainingTips #PartyIdeas #AppetizerRecipe #EasyAppetizerIdeas

How to Make a Simple and Beautiful Charcuterie Board

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We see them everywhere and we drool over the detailed ingredients combined to make the most epic and fancy adult size Lunchable, am I right? I mean, who doesn’t love a beautifully done charcuterie board?! They are all the rage and I have to say that it makes for an easy appetizer option when entertaining. […]

A fresh and easy recipe for a delicious basil, tomato and mozzarella sandwich. The perfect option for a light summer meal! Get the recipe now on Haus of Layne! #EasyMealIdeas #SandwichIdeas #SummerRecipeIdeas #Basil #Mozzarella #Tomato #Pesto #Sandwich

Basil, Tomato and Mozzarella Sandwich

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When summer hits all I want to eat is light and fresh. Salads, sandwiches… anything that doesn’t require more heat and won’t leave us feeling heavy. I also love finding quick meals to create without necessarily having to include a meat option. Now, this recipe absolutely works deliciously with a grilled chicken breast piled on, […]

An easy appetizer: Goat Cheese and Herb Spread. The perfect touch to entertaining guests this holiday season and one that will be a crowd pleaser! Catch the entire recipe and how-to over at Haus of Layne #EasyAppetizers #AppetizerRecipe #HolidayRecipes #EasyHolidayRecipes #HolidayAppetizerRecipe

Goat Cheese and Herb Spread Appetizer

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There is nothing better than whipping up a delicious dish that will be a favorite among guests, but also takes no time at all for you. Today I am sharing this delicious goat cheese and herb spread appetizer. A little goes a long way with it and it’s a bite that is packed with flavor. […]

Black velvet and vanilla butter cream ghost cupcakes that our family loves to make for the Halloween festivities. Simple recipes and easy decorating make these cupcakes a hit for anyone who gets to make them. They are also delicious for all who get to enjoy them. Catch the entire recipe for our Ghost in the Graveyard cupcakes over at Haus of Layne! #HalloweenFood #HalloweenRecipe #HalloweenFoodIdeas #HalloweenTreats #Cupcakes #CupcakeRecipe #ButtercreamFrosting #BlackVelvetCake

Black Velvet ‘Ghost in the Graveyard’ Cupcakes

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Halloween is almost here and one treat that my little ones love to create each season are these darling black velvet ‘Ghost in the Graveyard’ cupcakes. Ghost in the graveyard is actually a fun game from my childhood that we have passed on to our children that is fun hide-and-seek remix. So when we came […]

Slow cooker hawaiian meatballs - a delicious and easy dish for weekday dinners! Catch the recipe on HausOfLayne.com #Recipe #EasyRecipe #DinnerRecipe #SlowCookerRecipe #HawaiianMeatballs

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs

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If you have been a reader here for a bit you know how much value I place on easy and reliable dinners that my family enjoys. I mean, I’m a working mother of five so you can’t blame me, right? While I love to try out more complicated things in the kitchen sometimes, I respect […]

Summertime BBQ Chicken Shish Kabobs. An easy, fresh and light dinner for those hot summer days. Catch it now on HausOfLayne.com! #Recipe #Dinner #EasyDinner #Grilling #BBQ

Summertime BBQ Chicken Shish Kabobs

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Summer in the desert means every dinner gets put on the grill to keep the heat outside and we love keeping our meals light and fresh. I wanted to share with you one of the easiest dinners I throw together for our family quite often between May and August and it’s out Summertime BBQ Chicken […]

A dessert called Pazookie. An easy family recipe and one that is sure to become everyone's favorite! Catch the recipe over at Haus of Layne #Recipe #Dessert

A Dessert Called Pazookie

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Summer time in our house means later evenings, more time together and of course, treats. Whether it be icees and popsicles to stay cool in the heat or dessert after dinner, we indulge a little more than usual because we have the extra time. So today I wanted to share with you a dessert called […]

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