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Cherry Ice Cream Float

4 comments June 22, 2015

When I was a kid, fast food was a special treat. And so was soda, usually only occurring when my grandparents would come for a visit. They would bring cases […]

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Roasted Green Beans with Sriracha Almonds

15 comments June 19, 2015

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond, whom I have an ongoing relationship with. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for helping to support the brands I love and make […]

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The Best Mustard Vinaigrette Hack!

16 comments June 17, 2015

We love mustard over here. Yellow, Dijon, golden, spicy brown…you name it, I use it. But with most store-bought brands, you’re always left with a few teaspoons clinging to the […]

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Strawberry Almond Coffee Cake

15 comments June 15, 2015

This post is sponsored by Almond Breeze Almondmilk, whom I have an ongoing relationship with. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for helping to support the brands I […]

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Watermelon-Prosciutto Bites

13 comments June 12, 2015

A couple of weeks ago we had a group of friends over, and I joked that now since we have a pool, it will be the coldest Sacramento summer ever. […]

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Soy Sauce Eggs

16 comments June 10, 2015

My post today almost consisted of this: “Eggs are amazing. The end.” But that doesn’t fly with Google. Sigh. Seriously, though. Eggs are just the perfect food. They’re so versatile, […]

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Hash Brown-Crusted Quiche with Bacon and Kale

7 comments June 8, 2015

When you’re a food blogger, you get invited to try out for a lot of television cooking contests. The kids always say, “You should totally do it, Mom!” (Little do […]

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Grilled Peppercorn and Garlic Pork Tenderloin with Herb Butter

15 comments June 4, 2015

This recipe was developed by me for Smithfield, whom I have an ongoing relationship with. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for helping to support the brands that […]

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Herb Butter

10 comments June 2, 2015

You ever look at your little kids and marvel at their face or body structure and think, “Ya. That kid totally came from me.” As in…genetics. It’s so wild. When […]

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Food Blogger Retreat Recap at Holman Ranch

25 comments May 31, 2015

If I’m going to leave my kids for the very. first. time. ever. then it better be for a good reason! And it was. Nine other food bloggers and I […]

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Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

6 comments May 28, 2015

As predicted, I’ve been off by a day all week, thinking it was earlier than it actually is. So, when the weekend comes sooner than I thought, it will be […]

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Homemade Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

11 comments May 26, 2015

Happy post-holiday weekend! …Get ready for the rest of the week to drag. HA. Seriously, why does that always happen? So, you guys. I have some big news. You ready? […]

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Triscuit with Cottage Cheese, Pear, and Honey

May 22, 2015

Me: Remember when we did that 30-day no snack challenge last year?? Paul: Ya.? Me: Want to try it again?? Paul: *laughs hysterically* You wouldn’t last 2 days. He knows […]