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Top 10 Recipes of 2014

2015 January 1
by Emily Hill

At first I titled this post “Top 10 Posts of 2014” but then realized every post in my list of top 10 was a recipe. Of course I had to change the name to “Top 10 Recipes of 2014“—I’m rather proud you all like my recipes as much as I do. I was not surprised to discover of those top 10 recipes, seven were desserts.

That’s because 70 percent of the recipes I feature on is this REALLY my life? are due to my love of all things sweet.

Life’s too short to be all green smoothies and slow cooker recipes and energy bites, people.

Top 10 Recipes of 2014 from


I’d love to know if any of your favorites made this year’s list. (Sorry, guys. Salted caramel butter bars were a 2012 recipe.)

Thank you so much for taking the time to read, print, pin, share my recipes. It makes me heart super happy.

#1: Cookie dough pretzel bites

Cookie dough pretzel bites

#2: Crock pot mac and cheese

Crock pot mac and cheese

#3: Peanut butter chocolate trifle

Peanut butter chocolate trifle - if you love peanut butter AND chocolate trifle, you must make this ASAP.


#4: Peasant bread (this is actually the 17YO’s specialty)

Peasant bread recipe

#5: Pistachio pudding salad

Pistachio pudding salad

#6: Chocolate chip coconut cookies

Chocolate chip coconut cookies

#7: Classic peanut butter cookies

Classic peanut butter cookies

#8: Lemon cranberry muffins

Healthy lemon cranberry muffins -- you can not even tell these are healthy. The perfect combination of lemon and cranberries.


#9: Peppermint Oreo shake

Peppermint Oreo shake -- quite possibly the best frozen treat of the holiday season.


#10: Chocolate brownie trifle (I love that you love trifle as much as I do!)

Chocolate brownie trifle. Layers of brownie, chocolate pudding, whipped topping, caramel and toffee bits. To die for!


If you want to browse all the recipes I’ve shared, check out my best of ITRML Pinterest board.

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  1. January 4, 2015

    Every one of your recipes look amazing. I want to try them all!
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    Emily Hill Reply:

    Thank you! Gotta love that most of them are treats!
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  2. January 5, 2015

    I gotta agree with Emily – those cookie dough pretzel bites definitely deserve the #1 spot. Yum!
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    Emily Hill Reply:

    They are so decadent. The combination of cookie dough (sweet) and pretzel (salty) makes them irresistible!
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