Top 10 Best Recipes of 2016

A quick look at the top 10 best recipes of 2016 from A Sparkly Mess

Happy Wednesday Everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. So much great food, drinks and celebrating with family and friends. I am in desperate need of some vegetables that don’t have any marshmallows on top of them. Now is prep week for the new year and its definitely time to get back on track. Read More

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cookies

These Red Velvet Cheesecake Cookies are fantastic.
They are soft and delicious with a creamy cheesecake filling.

These cookies are a perfect sweet for many occasions. 

My Christmas Baking is almost done.. I think. My list of things to bake seems to get longer and longer. They are just so many yummy recipes and this time of year is always my excuse to make so many of them. But my freezer is full and there are only a few more days left until the big day, So soon, I hope to be done. Read More

Easy Oreo Truffles

These Easy Oreo Truffles are so simple to make and they make for a great treat to give or take along during the holidays

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This recipe is a basic how to make Easy Oreo Truffles. You can make this with any flavor sandwich cookies. I have tried peppermint Oreo’s and golden Oreo’s. I want to try maple or peanut butter very, very soon. These truffles are made with only 3 ingredients, these simple treats will make everyone want more. Read More

No-Bake White Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

No-Bake White Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies are a quick and easy holiday treat you can make in a snap. With just four ingredients, These Christmas cookies are waiting for you.

White Chocolate Cookies

Christmas cookies are everywhere, but with the holidays sneaking up. It’s always so busy, and time always gets away from me this time of year. It’s always a good idea to have some great quick cookie recipes as ammunition this time of year.  Read More

Red Velvet Cookie Bars

These Red Velvet Cookie Bars are super easy but very impressive. They’re the perfect treat for any holiday!

red velvet cookie bars

December is here! This whole month is going to be holiday orientated. For the next few week I have a line up of delicious holiday baking that will soon become some of your families favorite treats. First up this month is these crazy easy Red Velvet Cookie Bars with a super rich and creamy cream cheese frosting. Read More

Curry Cauliflower Chowder.

Creamy Curry Cauliflower Chowder is a perfect low carb comfort soup for chilly winter evenings.

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Cauliflower is an amazing healthy low carb substitute in this easy creamy curry cauliflower chowder. This chowder is put together so quickly and is perfect way to stay cozy with the air becoming a little more frosty everyday. Read More

Healthy Banana Bread

Quick and Easy Healthy Banana Bread, No sugar, no oil and made in one bowl for easy clean up.

Banana Bread

This is it people! This is my most delicious Healthy Banana Bread recipe. Regular banana bread recipes are packed with lots of butter, oil, sugar, and white flour making them delicious, but not the healthiest option. Well it is pretty easy to make a few small changes and enjoy a delicious and much healthier banana bread. Read More

The Best Baked Spaghetti

This is the Best Baked Spaghetti recipe ever! Its amazingly creamy with a melted cheesy center, topped with meat sauce and more bubbly cheese on top. Its so easy and definitely comfort food at its best!

Best baked Spaghetti

The Baked Spaghetti is perfect for an indulging meal, an excellent item to bring to a pot luck or to feed a crowd at any event. It’s pure comfort food at its best – so no. It is not diet-friendly. It is not skinny. It is not light. It’s just the best kind of spaghetti. It may seem like there is a lot of meat and cheese going on in frequently get 12 portions out of the pan. The flavors are rich enough  to satisfy anyone’s pasta craving. Just add a garden salad or some garlic bread for a great quick and easy meal. Read More

Easy Chicken Pesto Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

This Easy Chicken Pesto Stuffed Spaghetti Squash is taken simple healthy meal options to a whole new level. It is stuffed with chicken, pesto,veggies and melty cheese for a healthy meal.

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I am so loving squash right now! You are able to flavor them so many ways it is like the perfect veggie! I love pasta but hate the guilt that is attached with it (seriouly who can only eat half of a cup). In comes spaghetti squash, it is my way to get that amazing pasta flavor without the guilt. Read More

Chicken Sweet Potato & Broccoli Bake

Easy healthy dinners like this were made for busy weeknight meals! This Chicken, Sweet Potato & Broccoli Bake is a concept recipe will quickly become a new favorite! It’s so easy to prep, clean up is simple and you will love it!

Chicken Sweet Potato and Broccoli Bake

This is a healthy dinner that you can feel great about eating and it has such a incredible blend of flavors and textures. As soon as I took one bite I knew I was obsessed with this meal! We eat a lot of chicken so I love meals like this that are so different and easy to switch things up a little. Of course what I really love here is the simple concept –  one pan. chop it, toss it, bake it, serve it. Read More