Perfect Pinterest Snacks

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Avocado Cream Cheese Snack Roll Ups /// Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pizza Sticks /// Dried Cantaloupe /// Apple Cookie /// Cheese and Turkey Roll Up /// Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries /// BLT Bites /// Frozen Peanut Butter Snack Square /// Coconut Cream Pie Energy Bites /// Cobb Dip Whether you’re looking for lunch box snacks or […]

Super Iced Coffee

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Sometimes it’s the simplest things that make life easier, right? Well, then let me introduce the most amazing, easiest make-at-home iced coffee. I call it Super Iced Coffee. Because, well, that’s exactly what it is Here’s a step by step in how to add a kick to your step during these warm summer days … […]

Veggie (Shepherd’s) Pie: A Vegan Family Friendly Recipe

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Remember that episode of Friends where Rachel makes trifle with beef and peas? Yep. Gross. I mean, there’s savory + sweet = yum. And then there’s savory + sweet = vomit. Beef and Jam? No thank you, ma’am. When done right, I’m a huge fan of savory and sweet yumminess. That delicious mixture of salty-crunchy […]

Picnic Potato Salad

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Our family cookbook is full of handwritten notes detailing our feedback on various recipes. This particular potato salad recipe has been dubbed “perfect”, “ideal for picnics” and requested for “every potluck, every summer.” Yep, most definitely a winner! With summer in full swing, I’m excited to share this recipe for the perfect picnic potato salad. […]

Black Bean Burger

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I’ve attempted to implement Meatless Mondays around here: both to save money and give our digestive systems a break from processing meat. It’s been met with mixed reviews, especially from my husband, but I’m happy to say I’ve found a few winner recipes. Most of the winners are thanks to black beans since they’re so […]

Panera Salads At Home

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Breaking news!!! Well, at least for those who love and adore the salad offerings of Panera Bread. Panera recently launched six of their popular salad dressings as a bottled option in stores. That’s right! You can now whip up your own Panera-ish salads at home and they’ll be practically complete thanks to the Panera dressings. […]

Fancy Apple Water

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I’ve got a parenting faux pas to confess — my daughter loves juice. It’s not the end of the world, obviously, but I do regret introducing juice when I did. We’ve been slowly cutting back and I’ve been promoting water to help her stay hydrated during these warmer months, but girlfriend thinks water is lame […]

Our New Summer Fave – Lollipop Cookies!

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My kids love to help me in the kitchen. Is that a good thing? I guess but I am always torn between “This is so fun!” and “This is so annoying!” My goals are usually to keep them entertained for a short while, to end up with something yummy that makes us all happy, and […]

Cast Iron Enchilada Bake

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Once upon a time I was low on grocery money and high on random pantry ingredients and fridge leftovers. Often times this will result in breakfast for dinner or a mix and match meal. But, one night, the magic must have flew into my kitchen because something truly wonderful occurred. It’s called Cast Iron Enchilada […]

Ice Cream Recipes For National Ice Cream Month!

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In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. Good thinking because it sure is hot outside! So we’ve rounded up some perfect recipes for you to stuff your face with celebrate this delicious food holiday. Ice Cream Sandwiches- Taste Of Home […]