Roasted Eggplant Dip - A delicious dip made with roasted eggplant, perfect as a summer side dish or for snacking.

Roasted Eggplant Dip (Baba Ganoush)

Hello friends! This is a sponsored post in partnership with McCormick. Today we are teaming up to bring you this recipe for a delicious dip made with roasted eggplant, perfect as a summer side dish or for snacking. If you’re like me, you have a hard to resisting all the colorful seasonal fruits and vegetables that… 

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Lovely Little Bits & Pieces

With the boys all home for summer, I thought I’d do a bit of a “summer sanity” kind of theme for this edition of my monthly Bits & Pieces post. Nothing too fancy, but here are a few things that we’ve been enjoying this summer. 1. I rarely take my boys to see movies in… 

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Dole Pineapple Strawberry Cream Slush - All you need is four simple ingredients and a blender, and you can make this super refreshing DOLE Pineapple Strawberry Cream Slush!

Pineapple Strawberry Cream Slush

I’m happy to be teaming up with DOLE® Canned Pineapple Juice to bring you this refreshing cream slush recipe, perfect for summer! I’m so excited to share this DOLE Pineapple Strawberry Cream Slush recipe with you! The boys are out of school, and summer is in full swing around here. As the temps warm up… 

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart - A buttery shortbread crust topped with a sweetened cream cheese filling and fresh berries. Easy, delicious, and patriotic!

Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart

Hello friends! If you are looking for the perfect dessert to serve at your 4th of July BBQ I’ve got you covered with this Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart. Fruit tarts look impressive but are super easy to make. I actually made the crust for this one in a 10-inch springform pan, which kept it nice… 

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Healthier Coconut Almond Chex Mix - The perfect sweet and salty combo made healthier with coconut oil, honey, oats and almonds!

Healthier Coconut Almond Chex Mix

Happy Monday morning to you friends. Hope you had a really lovely weekend. We spent ours up at my in-laws cabin, where the weather is about 20 degrees cooler. Such a nice retreat, but a little hard to come back down to the valley where the highs are forecasted at 111 degrees for the next… 

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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites With Apricot Pepper Dipping Sauce - the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. You might want to double the recipe because they are gone in a flash!

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites with Apricot Pepper Dipping Sauce

Hi friends! I’m excited to bring you yet another recipe that involves making something already yummy even yummier by wrapping it in bacon. I just realized that this method might be turning into somewhat of a habit for me as evidence by this meatloaf and this asparagus. Sorry, not sorry. My mom used to make… 

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How to Microwave Corn on the Cob

My mother in law told me a couple of years ago that the best way to cook corn was to microwave it. If I’m being honest, I was a little hesitant about this method. There are very few fresh foods that benefit from the mysterious powers of the microwave. I felt like it might make… 

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Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Cake - The easiest way to make an ice cream cake!

Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Cake

I made this cake for Little Boy #1′s birthday party a couple of weeks ago, and I had to share it with you because it was so very GOOD and EASY to put together. He always requests an ice cream cake, and while the cakes from our favorite ice cream shop are good, they can be… 

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Lovely Little Bits & Pieces

It’s time again for my monthly Bits & Pieces – a collection of random things I can’t help but share with you! Can’t believe it’s almost June! We had a fun time with family in town for my sister’s graduation. We got to explore the Idea Museum downtown and couldn’t resist a walk down the… 

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Baked Cinnamon Crisps With Creamy Strawberry Dip - Reminiscent of those crispy, cinnamon sugary chips I used to get from Taco Bell as a kid, but baked instead of fried!

Baked Cinnamon Crisps With Creamy Strawberry Dip

Does anyone remember those cinnamon crispas that you used to be able to order at Taco Bell? Oh man those were good. Sadly, they were yanked off the menu and sent to Taco Bell heaven in the late 80′s. I’m sorry to say they were replaced by the cinnamon twists which are not that great…. 

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