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Spaghetti Salad

Spaghetti Salad

This salad was a totally new experience for me.  I’ve heard of the likes of using spaghetti squash instead of actual spaghetti but never tried it.  I’ve wanted to but was terrified it would be gross.  Not so.  It is absolutely the bomb!

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gazpacho

Gazpacho

I grew up with my mom making Gazpacho in the summer and it was a much-loved treat. It’s such a refreshing and light meal. You can pretty much do whatever you want…it works pretty well with modifications, based on the veggies you love. Here’s what went into my latest batch.…

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grilling recipes round up

Grilling Recipes Round Up

It’s summer time!  And while grilling isn’t an activity that can only be done in the summer time, it sure is one of my favorite things to do.  I love experimenting and trying new recipes and spend a fair amount of time scouring the internet (mostly Pinterest and All Recipes)…

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avocado chipotle guacamole

Chipotle Guacamole

I’m giving Chipotle a big shout-out today for releasing their guacamole recipe online.  While it’s a pretty basic recipe…which those of us who like to cook know is usually the best…it’s still not all that common for a restaurant to release a recipe they use.  I absolutely love guacamole…really anything…

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strawberry banana bread

Strawberry Banana Bread

I’ve made a creamy banana bread before that we all absolutely love.  It is seriously the creamiest and the row of streusel in it really adds a nice touch.  When my daughter and I decided to go strawberry picking for a second time this year, I came across a recipe…

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blt salad recipe

BLT Salad

I’m always on the lookout for great salad recipes and this one definitely didn’t disappoint.  It was creamy goodness and we loved it.  It was inspired by this recipe I found while searching for the best of the best.

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spinach dip bread bowl

Baked Spinach Dip Bread Bowls

The original recipe can be found here.

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chicken bacon ranch potato salad

Chicken Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

As you know, I really love summer salads and here’s another great one!  I first came across this recipe here and couldn’t wait to make it.  It was a huge hit with the hubby and myself.  We made a large batch, as usual.  We like to have enough for dinner…

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greek cucumber salad

Greek Chicken Salad

This will be made a lot in our home I think. It was easy and delicious!

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sea salt caramel muddy buddies

Sea Salt Caramel Muddy Buddies

Original recipe inspiration was found here at What’s Cooking Love.

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watermelon salad

Watermelon Salad

This summer, we’ve decided to experiment with our salads.  We make a lot of veggie salads and, in some, have added grapes or raisins or craisins to add a touch of sweetness to it but that’s about it, in terms of what you’d think of like fruit.  I say “what…

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chicken and veggie bake

Chicken and Veggie Bake

This was such an easy dish to prepare and nice for clean eating.  Everything is fresh and natural and oh so good.  I’m going to share what I put in but you can put any veggies in there you want.

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