Chocolate Coconut Flour Bars

May 26, 2015
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I’ve been looking for a new gluten-free cake bar thats gonna satisfy my deep, desirous chocolate cravings… Great news is I found a recipe that I can keep my paws off of! I found these Chocolate Coconut Flour Bars on the wonderful blog The Ambitious Kitchen. Have you ever checked it out? Oh you should!

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Alaska Cocktail

May 21, 2015
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The countdown is on…I leave on my Carnival cruise to Alaska on May 26th. OMG. I’ve been dreaming about this trip for like my entire life…  In celebration of this epic journey, in tribute to my favorite time of day (happy hour) and to toast the snowy mountain peaks ~ I’m sharing the Alaska Cocktail.

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Italian Wedding Soup

May 20, 2015
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This soup is great for any season, a hearty broth with all kinds of yummies mixed in! Growing up Italian Wedding Soup was one of my favorites to eat at home & Italian restaurants. I’ve been cooking it here often. A healthy blend of veggies, mini meatballs & satisfying broth!

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Southwest Red Rocks Adventure!

May 18, 2015
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My wanderlust spirit had me follow the trail to see stunning Red Rocks last week. Boy oh boy was it scenic, adventurous, spiritual & completely amazing! Here in my hometown we have the most wonderful world renowned trekking company called Ryder-Walker. They travel the globe seeking great adventures in the most stunning locations. I joined them […]

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Milk Punch Cocktail

May 15, 2015
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Looking for a new cocktail recipe thats sweet, creamy & soul satisfying? Good… Happy Friday! We’ve made it to the weekend (well almost) It’s been snowing here in Telluride & I know it’s pretty warm in other parts of the world. I’m sharing a cocktail recipe that is equally fabulous served hot or over ice. […]

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Spaghetti Squash “Pasta” with Kale Pesto

May 13, 2015
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I used to think of spaghetti squash as just a winter veg….these days it’s available all year long & I’m gonna enjoy it as much as possible! Looking for an alternative to carby pasta? This Spaghetti Squash “Pasta” with Kale Pesto is your answer!

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Pasta with Sugar Snap Peas

May 10, 2015
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Embrace the warmer seasons with fresh veg & delicious meals that can be served in a jiffy… It’s the time of year where veggies are abundant. Less time indoors and in the kitchen are a good thing. Dishes like my Pasta with Sugar Snap Peas are perfect for family meals, lunch boxes. pool parties & picnics. Hooray […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 10, 2015
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Happy Mother’s Day to all you beauties from the high country! xo

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Chocolate Banana Cream Pie Smoothies (& a giveaway!)

May 8, 2015
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Chocolate and banana make a classic combo, and with graham cracker crumbles you even get a faux pie crust. All in all, this smoothie tastes a lot more decadent then it really is! I love breakfast smoothies, even more so with chocolate! Chocolate wakes me up even on the most sluggish of days (a rarity, […]

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Cheddar, Avocado & Spinach Paninis

May 6, 2015
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I adore a delish grilled cheese sammie. It is certainly elevated in this panini. Big time…. I’ve combined a few of my favorite ingredients in these paninis. Cheddar cheese, avocado & baby spinach. After all, we do need some veggies with all that cheese & butter, right?!

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Kiwano Margaritas

May 1, 2015
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I was looking for an unusual fruit to make a fantastic margarita with…so I went on a hunt. Cinco de Mayo is almost here! Like in a few days. We all have margaritas on our minds & I’ve got quite a few recipes you will love here on MM blog, including these Kiwano Margaritas. Have you ever […]

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Green Smoothie Bowls

April 29, 2015
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I mentioned a few weeks ago that smoothie bowls have become my absolute favorite thing to eat. Here’s a new one you’ve got to try! This Green Smoothie Bowl is packed with spinach, avocado, mango & more wonderful ingredients…make one today!

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Veggie Tostadas

April 27, 2015
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With Cinco de Mayo here in a few days it’s time to talk about margaritas & Mexican food (then again, it’s always a great time to think about that combo!) These Veggie Tostadas are delicious & simple to prepare before your guests arrive, they are equally impressive for a weeknight family meal!

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I’m on YouTube!

April 26, 2015
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Woo hoo! My YouTube channel is ready for YOU! Take a peek…. Hooray! Finally I’m taking the time to create new videos. It’s become a passion of mine to be in front of the camera & not just behind it. I’ll have a mix of all sorts of fun vids…keeping them short & sweet ’cause […]

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Mint Julep

April 24, 2015
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This time of year I crave lots of fresh flavors including mint…especially in my cocktails! Did you know that the Kentucky Derby is next weekend? The Mint Julep is a classic Southern cocktail that is always enjoyed at this historic racing event. Cheers!

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