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Chocolate Peanut Butter Halloween Cookies

By Marla Meridith / October 10th

  How fun is this time of the year?! With the leaves changing, fires burning in the fireplace...there is actually where I live SNOW in Telluride. Halloween is getting closer by the day. I absolutely love everything about this holiday. The fun-sized treats, spooky cocktails, pumpkins everywhere and of course, costumes. I love to fire up my oven as the ...Read More

Maple Cinnamon Skillet Roasted Sweet Potatoes

By Marla Meridith / October 9th

  My love affair with sweet potatoes started a few years ago when I started roasting them. It really brings out their flavor. You can season them in so many ways but I love these Maple Cinnamon Skillet Roasted Sweet Potatoes for the cooler seasons and the holidays. Serve as a side with your turkey, these are great on salads and ...Read More

Chicken & Dumpling Soup

By Marla Meridith / September 26th

  As the temps dip here in the mountains it's time to cook up all kinds of warming, comfort foods. This Chicken & Dumpling Soup will be a staple for my family the next 6 months and I hope it is for yours too! This soup is belly filling, healthy, protein packed and super delicious. I can't wait to hear what ...Read More

Blueberry Cosmopolitan Cocktail

By Marla Meridith / August 24th

  Calling all blueberry lovers everywhere...If you are anything like me then this tiny blue fruit is among your favorites. Personally, I cannot get enough blueberries in my world. They are great by the handful, in ice cream, cheesecake, muffins, scones, quick breads and puddings. They are also delish in cocktails, especially this beautiful Blueberry Cosmopolitan Cocktail. This is a simply delicious ...Read More

Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Pancakes

By Marla Meridith / August 20th

  Calling all breakfast, pancake and chocolate lovers...you will absolutely FLIP for these Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Pancakes. I've been on the quest for the best pancake recipe (I test them all the time) and with this one I've totally nailed it...just ask my kids. They are the ultimate recipe testers! Pancakes are always the hero at any breakfast or brunch table. ...Read More

Smoky Watermelon Jalapeño Margaritas

By Marla Meridith / August 4th

  If you love to try unique cocktails then I know you will enjoy these Smoky Watermelon Jalapeño Margaritas! This drink is all about cooling down on steamy summer days. It's fruity, refreshing, spicy and smoky (from the Mezcal) It covers all the bases for a whole lot of tasty fun! You can adjust the spiciness to taste, use as much ...Read More

Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Scones

By Marla Meridith / July 30th

  I have such a great love for scones...the crumbly texture swoons and I also like that they are typically not too sweet. This recipe for Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Scones is built for perfection. It's got the perfect ratio of flavor, chocolate and buttery crumbles. Using buttermilk in your baking helps to add to that moist, flakey texture we all seem ...Read More

Pesto Tortellini Salad

By Marla Meridith / July 24th

  This delish Pesto Tortellini Salad goes from prep to table in just 15 minutes! It's great for lunch and summer entertaining. I love sun dried tomatoes so there are plenty of those in this dish too. I also favor the cherry sized mozzarella called Ciliegine, add those too, they are easy to find at any super market. This dish is ...Read More

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

By Marla Meridith / July 18th

  What is it about sheet pan meals that people love so much? Maybe it's that they require minimum prep time, are filled with healthy fresh ingredients, are budget-friendly, have great flavor, and feed a pack of hungry folks. Also, they are pretty quick to clean up too! So it's beyond clear, if you are looking for a great dinner ...Read More