Overnight Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal by Circle B Kitchen

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As promised, here’s a pic and the link to the Overnight Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal. It was absolutely delicious!! I may or may not have had a few bowls this morning. My oldest described it in one word- “Delicious mom!” Alright, that was two words. And my 2yr old made a squinty face and said, “yucky”. She didn’t even try it! She woke up cranky (2yr molars AND her canines are coming in) so I rejected her opinion. I know she will love it. The kid eats everything!

I ended up doubling the recipe so I have plenty of leftovers for a few days. I’m curious to see how it will reheat in the morning though. I may add a little milk (and maybe even some honey) to it and heat it on the stove. I promise to let you know how it goes.

Let me know if you like them or if you have any tips to share! I would love to read them.

Love & Prayers,

Katie

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Malaspine Meatloaf

I never gave meatloaf much thought until I tried my BFFs mother’s recipe. Oh my! Ever since then, this is the only meatloaf I crave and now with the cooler weather coming, it’s the ultimate in comfort food. Serve with some egg noodles or mashed potatoes. Or heck! Serve it with both and enjoy! Let me know if you decide to add it to your meal plan for the week. I would love to know how you liked it!

Katie 🙂

Malaspine Meatloaf

  • Servings: 4
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Credit: The Malaspine Family

Ingredients:

Meatloaf:

  • 1-1.5lbs ground beef
  • 1-1.5lbs ground pork (not the original Malaspine way, a Roemer addition)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c ketchup
  • 2 tbsp spicy brown mustard
  • 1/2 c breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Glaze:

  • 1/2 c ketchup
  • 2 tbsp spicy brown mustard
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, scramble 2 eggs. Add the ketchup, mustard, bread crumbs, garlic powder, salt & pepper. Mix well. The mixture should be kind of gooey.
  2. Add the ground beef and the ground pork and mix well.
  3. Place into 13×9 pyrex and evenly distrubute to cover the majority of the dish.
  4. Use a small bowl to prepare the glaze. Add the ketchup, mustard, brown sugar, and apple cider and mix well.
  5. Pour the glaze over the meatloaf.
  6. Bake at 350degrees for 1hr 45mins to 2hrs or until meat is thoroughly cooked. 10416981_10203362826047530_5676529786616810818_n

Got What I Asked For

I’ve been complaining about my lack of sleep lately. More specifically, my lack of uninterrupted sleep. Well ask and ye shall receive, right?

The girls were in bed by 7 and I’m pretty sure I was asleep by 7:20. Next thing I know it’s 11:30, the tv is blaring and the hubby is snoring. In those four hours I slept like a ROCK! I’m not exactly sure how a rock would sleep but I didn’t move or hear a thing. I woke up feeling so refreshed and full of energy.

Not the best feeling at 11:30pm especially when the littles are super early risers. But hey, I’m not complaining about that tonight!

Instead, I took this opportunity to try a new recipe – Overnight Apple Cinnamon Oats. I’ve never made them but have always wanted to. I’ll post the link (and of course a pic) tomorrow and let you know how they were. Fingers crossed the girls and the hubby love them!

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Beautiful the mess I am.
Love & Prayers,
Katie