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Here we go, time for another New Year!!

Favorite Recipes of 2014 @hbharvest

2015 – I am so not ready for you. 2014 was pretty darn good to me and so much has happened and changed in just one year, it’s INSANE.

2014 was an amazing growth year for me. Here are some of the highlights for me:

*My invisible internet friends have grown greatly.

*Winning the Better Homes and Garden Best Everyday Eats Blogger Award.

*Readers making and sharing recipes on Instgram (I LOVE THIS). Use #halfbakedharvest

*Building a new workspace for myself. It’s not nearly finished, but it’s getting there!

*I may or may not be working on a few special behind the scenes things that I cannot wait to tell you about!!

*This means that I expect 2015 to be an even bigger and better year. I have goals and drive and I am excited. Gotta love some good New Year’s motivation!

Lastly, I just have to give a huge THANK YOU to each and every one of you who regularly read the blog, make comments, send emails and most importantly… make my recipes. I cannot tell you how much you all mean to me. Sometimes I think about all of you out there who read everyday and it seriously amazes me. I really can’t believe it, in fact I try hard not to think about it. If I do, I freak myself out that people are actually reading what I write. Embarrassing!! Anyway, I just wanted to say thank you. I’m hoping to make 2015 an even more delicious and picture filled year with plenty of new surprises and lots of fun!

Favorite Breakfast Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 @hbharvest

Best Ever Hot Chocolate French Toast

Runner Up:

*Homemade Croissants (with Step-By-Step Photos)

*Mini Whole Wheat 30 Minute Cinnamon Rolls (Healthy!!)

Favorite Drink Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 @hbharvest

Thick + Creamy Chocolate Pistachio Chia Shake

Runner Up:

Extra Tropical Fruit Breakfast Smoothie

Gingerbread Surprise Beignets with Spiced Mocha Hot Chocolate

Favorite Appetizer Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 @hbharvest

Black Pepper Rubbed Chicken Fingers with Greek Yogurt Ranch

Runner Up:

3-Ingredient Blue Cheese Appetizer

Chinese Chicken and Brussels Sprout Egg Rolls with Sweet Chile Pomegranate Sauce

Favorite Snack Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 @hbharvest

Blueberry Vanilla Greek Yogurt Granola Bars

Runner Up:

Crunchy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Oats ‘n’ Honey Bars

Mom’s Secret Christmas Eve Chex Mix

Favorite Bread Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 @hbharvest

Homemade Naan (with step-by-step photos)

Runner Up:

5-Ingredient Beer Bread

Overnight Pull-Apart Brioche Cinnamon Roll Bread

Favorite Soup Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 | @hbharvest

Crockpot Crispy Caramelized Pork Ramen Noodle Soup w/Curry Roasted Acorn Squash

Runner Up:

Thai Peanut Chicken and Ramen Noodle Soup

Mrs. Mooney’s Secret Gumbo

Favorite Healthy Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 | @hbharvest

30 Minute Healthy Kickin’ Cajun Chicken and Rice 

Runner Up:

Chile Lime Salmon Fajita Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Favorite Pasta Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 | @hbharvest

One Pot 30-Minute Creamy Tomato Basil Pasta Bake

Runner Up:

Extra Cheesy Classic Homemade Lasagna 

Dad’s Friday Night Pasta Bake

Favorite Taco Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 | @hbharvest

Loaded Crockpot Carne Asada Tacos 

Runner Up:

Korean Fried Chicken Tacos with Sweet Slaw, Crunchy Noodles + Queso Fresco 

Hawaiian Hula Pork Fajitas with Pineapple Slaw + Coconut Rice

Favorite Curry Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 | @hbharvest

Easy Healthier Crockpot Butter Chicken

Runner Up:

Simple Summertime Basil Chicken Curry with Coconut Ginger-Lime Rice

Simple Coconut Chicken Curry

Favorite Dessert Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 | @hbharvest

Homemade Chocolate Fudge Poptarts

Runner Up:

Salted Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Snickers Bars

Salted Caramel Mocha Nutella Brownies

Runner Up:

Favorite Cookie Recipe

Favorite Recipes of 2014 | @hbharvest

Mom’s Simple Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Runner Up:

Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie Stuffed Soft Pretzels

Slice ‘n’ Bake Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookies with Whipped Buttercream Frosting

Favorite Cake Recipe 

Favorite Recipes of 2014 | @hbharvest

Simple Chocolate Birthday Cake with Whipped Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Runner Up:

Salted Caramel Apple Snickers Cake

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes with Butter Pecan Frosting

Sooo, I could keep going, but I fear you may be getting board. Question: What are some of your favorite recipes of 2014??

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  1. I love so many of your recipes that it’s hard to choose, but we especially love those chicken fingers! We make them weekly 🙂

  2. You’re such a hard-working girl, Tieghan! Can’t wait to hear all about your new projects! Happy New Year!

  3. Your blog is beautiful and delicious! Every recipe of yours I have tried was scrumptious— thank you for giving this vegetarian a variety of new entrée ideas to please meat-eaters and non-meat-eaters alike! My favorite is definitely the caramelized nectarine pizza. Mmmmmm 🙂

  4. Such a delicious year you had! I can’t imagine trying to pick all your favorites. Too many great recipes! I am so excited to hear about the surprises you have in store! Happy New Year, Tieghan!

  5. HeY Tieghan! I don’t think I’ve ever left a comment on your blog im sorry i don’t know why cause i check it all the time and got my best friend who cooks like crazy hooked on it too…but congratulations on such a great year! I made most of your top favorites my husband freaked out over the naan and saved me money too from having to buy those little pkgs of two at the grocery store since he would eat them in one sitting. During the summer i made batches of your blueberry granola bars all the time for our lunches. Next up on my list is your homemade croissants! sooo perfect for chilly days. Keep up the delicious work you are so creative and talented everyone must be so proud of you!! 🙂

  6. Your curries are amazing, but those tacos, oh my! I love your blog, your photography, and your food. I am so happy to have found you and look forward to what you have in store for us in 2015. Your beef pot pies with butternut squash and pumpkin porter and Moroccan Spiced Lamb Burgers with Apricot Chutney + Pistachio Feta Pesto are two that I go to again and again. Oh and bourbon peach dump! Oh and crockpot chipotle pulled Pork and pumpkin chili!

  7. I am so excited to see all the recipes you have in store for us in 2015! My absolute favorite recipes from 2014 on your blog are the homemade naan bread and the chocolate poptarts—SO DELICIOUS! 😉

  8. I would have to disagree and say my favorite taco recipe of the year were the chicken enchilada tacos with the apple pomegranate salsa! I made them multiple times and they just kept getting better and better! But really… everything you do is amazing. I can’t wait to see what 2015 has in store for you. And yes, I’m one of the crazy people that reads your blog first thing every morning!

  9. Awhhhh no burger or pizza category? I don’t know the official name, but that black bean burger w tostones and mojo sauce…! Second fav was the other black bean burger w blue cheese and curly fries! Love!!! I might made them before the week is out!

  10. I don’t even know how you picked through all of your AWESOME recipes Tieghan! But, these are some great choices …. I NEED that curry in my life!
    And, all the recipes at that. Pinned!

  11. My husband and I made the Pork Ramen soup a few weeks ago and it has changed our lives. We have so many more of your recipes to try. Happy New Year and congratulations on your 2014!

  12. These all look incredible. I love the ramen recipe so much. And that cake shot at the end is beyond. Cheers to a great year!

  13. Tieghan, I loved all of your recipes. Just amazing flavours and drop dead gorgeous photos. Wishing you a super 2015! Take Care, BAM

  14. I LOVE your fluffy whole wheat dinner rolls – good served alongside anything. For a decadent indulgence, I like to splurge with your lobster pasta with crispy kale and browned butter.

  15. What delicious recipes this year has brought! Can’t wait to see the amazing recipes you continue to make next year 🙂

  16. I made the coffee rubbed prime rib recipe with the blue cheese butter for a dinner party and it was an insane hit! I want to tackle the salted caramel apple cake in 2015!!! xoxo thanks for your amazing recipes!!

  17. You had quick a remarkable year! I have loved seeing all of your creativity shine in new and different ways. I can’t wait to see what 2015 brings!

  18. I don’t know how you can possibly pick favorites. All of your recipes are incredible! I can’t wait to see what you have in store for 2015.. I know it’ll be delicious 🙂

  19. I vote for the pasta bake –just love that one.
    Can’t wait to see pictures of your Barn and curious about those surprises you have for us.
    Have a great Sunday.

  20. Wow! You’ve made so many awesome things this year! I can’t wait to see what you’ll be cranking out next! And behind the scenes?! so excited about that too! You’re amazing Tieghan!