The Best Recipes of 2019 span from healthy snacks and hearty dinners to decadent and indulgent desserts.

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A photo collage of the best recipes of 2019.

And without further adieu, the best recipes of 2019…

Nutella Brownies

I’m pleased to see you love chocolate AND Nutella! These brownies are truly delicious. The iconic crackly brownie top is on point with these brownies.

Nutella Brownies topped with a sprinkling of course sea salt.

Broccoli Smoothie

If you haven’t tried broccoli in your smoothie, you need to! There’s an abundance of broccoli in this smoothie, but you’d never guess that were the case. The broccoli flavor is masked by the other healthy ingredients.  

A green broccoli smoothie in a glass cup surrounded by 2 broccoli florets.

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double chocolate chip cookies that are thick and chewy! Thanks to a secret ingredient… 


A double chocolate chip cookie with a bite taken out of it.

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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream is where it’s at!! This ice cream has a rich and beautiful vanilla flavor. This ice cream gets it’s super creamy texture from the churning of the mixture. 

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream being churned in an ice cream machine.


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Strawberry Lime Mocktail

This refreshing drink is perfect for summer, holidays, parties, barbecues, you name it! Plus it’s adult and kid friendly. (No alcohol in these mocktails). 

A mojito glass full of strawberry lime mojito drink.


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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

I’m so happy to see you love pumpkin as much as I do!! The pumpkin + chocolate chip combo is my personal fave. And this pumpkin chocolate chip bread was loved by SO many of you! If you haven’t made this loaf yet, get to it! It’s delish! 

Sliced pumpkin chocolate chip bread.


number 4

Spice Cake

All the feels for this spice cake! I love all things cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. 💛 This moist layered cake is loaded with the perfect blend of spices; a perfect fall, holiday, or birthday cake! 

A three layered spice cake with cream cheese frosting. Small slice on a white plate.


No-Bake Cookies

My classic no-bake cookies are a staple in every home. These cookies have the perfect proportions of peanut butter and chocolate. If you have 10 minutes to spare, then you should def make these! (They’re really easy and super yummy!) 

A stack of chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies.


Sweet & Spicy Chili

You guys went CRAZY for this recipe! So many of you made this chili and RAVED about it! This chili is a true crowd pleaser. I love that it’s loaded with meat, beans, and you can taste the distinct sweet and spicy flares. P.S. You make it in the slow cooker… 🙌🏼  

Three bowls of sweet and spicy chili with saltine crackers scattered around the bowls.


No-Bake Energy Bites

At number 1 we have these amazing no-bake energy bites. These make for the perfect healthy and portable snack. We always have a batch of these in our fridge for when hunger pains strike. 

A black plate with no-bake energy bites stacked on the plate.

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