Chocolate ganache, melted caramel, pure maple syrup, a balsamic reduction… who needs the ice cream? Just pass me a spoon. Right?

This dressing is no different – it’s sweet and tangy and delicious all on its own.

BUT, who drinks salad dressing? Ok, don’t answer that…

Honey-Sesame Dressing [click to read more…]

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Orange Creamsicles

10 comments July 20, 2014

You know what’s not fun? When one of your kids leaves the freezer door open. And you don’t notice until 24 hours later. Oh ya. It happened. Over $150 worth […]

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Lemony Pasta with Tuna, Spinach, and Capers

17 comments July 17, 2014

I know a lot of people avoid pasta during the summer months because it can be heavy…and the whole carb thing. I’m not one of them. However. I do tend […]

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Jerk Turkey Burgers with Mango

11 comments July 15, 2014

Heads-up burger lovers! July is your month hosted by Kita from Girl Carnivore – 31 days of bloggers sharing different recipes. It probably goes without saying that my menu the last […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cookies

20 comments July 13, 2014

I’ve wanted to make these for about…two years. But another cake salad casserole soup cookie recipe kept replacing it. #foodbloggerproblems. I finally carved out 30 minutes and got after it […]

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Raspberry Lassi

July 10, 2014

I’ve come to terms with my internal battle of not using the oven/stove in summertime. But, here’s my other struggle – wanting to use my blender after I exercise. But […]

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Summer Gazpacho with Grilled Shrimp (and an OXO Grilling Tools Giveaway!)

12 comments July 8, 2014

My constant struggle in summer is not wanting to turn on the oven or stove…but also wanting to use my outdoor grill. No biggie, right? Except it’s 105 degrees with […]

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Giant Pancake (made in a rice cooker!)

36 comments July 6, 2014

Pancakes are awesome. Except the part where you can only make a few at a time. And then you have to keep them warm while you cook the rest of […]

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Caprese Corn Salad

6 comments July 3, 2014

You. Guys. If you don’t already have your 4th of July menu planned out, this needs to be added to the list! You can easily double (or quadruple) the recipe […]

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Blackberry Cheesecake Pops

15 comments July 1, 2014

It was 108 degrees yesterday. I mean…what the what? I didn’t use the oven or stove all day. We had cereal for breakfast, a green salad for lunch, and chicken […]

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Chocolate-Hazelnut Coffee Cake (and a KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway!)

28 comments June 29, 2014

Haley: will I like this cake? Me: of course. Why wouldn’t you? Haley: because it has coffee in it, right? Me: actually no. Haley: then why do they call it […]

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Kicked up Maple Meringues with Dark Chocolate

22 comments June 27, 2014

Last day of my Tabasco 10 challenge! And I saved dessert for last – although trust me, I almost led the week with this. Because…dessert. Holy cow, friends. It’s hard […]

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Toasted Brioche Egg Cups

11 comments June 26, 2014

Day 4 of my Tabasco recipe challenge! These egg cups were actually the first idea that came to mind when I saw the list of ingredients I had to work […]