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French 75 Cocktail

July 31, 2015
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Happy Friday everyone!! I’ve got a classic cocktail recipe for you today. The French 75 is a feisty drink made with gin, lemon juice, champagne,  splash of simple syrup & a lemon twist. It’s refined, elegant & daring. Throw in a few raspberries for color & fun. Hope you all have a great weekend planned. I’ll be at the […]

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Strawberry Basil Moscow Mule Cocktail

July 24, 2015
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Whenever I’m out with my girlfriends someone always orders a variety of Moscow Mule. It’s a super popular cocktail & for great reasons, it’s refreshing & delicious! Enjoy this refreshing Strawberry Basil Moscow Mule Cocktail this weekend & during the rest of your blissful summer days…

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Italian Couscous Salad

July 22, 2015
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Looking for a totally tasty summer salad recipe? Look no further…here is a great one to satisfy hungry tummies! My Italian Couscous Salad can easily be one of your main dishes for family meals, picnics, lunch boxes and brunches. Don’t you love when something so delicious can be on the table in minutes?! I do!

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Irresistible Chocolate Chip Cookies

July 20, 2015
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Cookies! Always a favorite around here. They are the best grab & go treat, and easy to pack up in lunch boxes & hiking back packs. Don’t forget the ice cold milk to wash ’em down! My hubs is seriously the best guy ever. I travel all the time & he is the ultimate stay […]

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Salmon Quinoa Salad

July 15, 2015
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Salmon is one of my favorite foods ever. I’m happy that’s the case because it’s a protein packed & super healthy! Given the opportunity I order it on any restaurant menu….  When I was recently in Alaska on Carnival Legend I indulged in plenty of salmon…cooked up all kinds of ways both on & off the ship. My […]

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Strawberries & Cream Patron Popsicles

July 10, 2015
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When boozy popsicles became a trend a few years ago I was forever sold. Try these & you will quickly see why the trend has stuck around! My Strawberries & Cream Patron Popsicles will wow your party guests this summer. Cool, refreshing & totally delicious!

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Oodles of Sesame Noodles

July 6, 2015
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This recipe is a favorite for kids & adults. Delicately flavored soba makes for the perfect light meal! One of my favorite summer salads is Sesame Noodles. It takes great restraint not to eat 6 servings for one meal. Twist my arm & I just might!

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July 4th Berry Dessert Pizza

July 3, 2015
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OMG. Seriously. Tomorrow is July 4th. Pinch me. Really & truly I get that excited for this holiday! This July 4th Berry Dessert Pizza is simple to prepare & will impress your guests tomorrow & any time this summer! My kids dove into this as soon as the photoshoot wrapped!

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Red, White & Blue Chocolate Watermelon Popsicles

June 24, 2015
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From here on in I’m gonna dig my heels into July 4th. Oh my gawsh I LOVE this holiday!!  My Red, White & Blue Chocolate Watermelon Popsicles are exactly what you need this 4th of July! They are so simple to prepare it’s crazy!!

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Grilled Greek Chicken Pasta Salad

June 17, 2015
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Wow! It’s so busy around here. This pasta salad is a wonderfully tasty grab & go meal…perfect for these hectic days! Looking for the most fabulous, mayo-free pasta salad for summer parties, BBQ’s and picnics this summer? My Grilled Greek Chicken Pasta Salad recipe is your go-to essential!

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Ice Cream Baked Potato

June 15, 2015
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Looking for a whimsical, creative & super delicious summertime dessert? This is it! I’ll never forget the first time I saw an Ice Cream Baked Potato OMG. It was night time, the lights were dimmed & this was presented to the table at Cowgirl restaurant in NYC’s West Village. We ohhh’d, ahhh’d, examined it. Then dove in […]

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Watermelon Lime Refresher

June 12, 2015
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Looking for the perfect party drink that can be your epic signature summer cocktail? Here it is! I hear in parts of the world the heat has been quite unbearable. Here in Telluride it’s been cool, crisp & pretty stormy. Regardless of where you sit on the globe…my Watermelon Lime Refresher will put a smile on your face!

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Hush Puppies

June 9, 2015
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Soulful & delicious southern charm. We could not keep our hands off these fried nuggets… Hush Puppies are a classic southern recipe that will be the hit at all your summer parties. Serve them at July 4th gatherings & everyone will love you! I was inspired to fry these up when I heard about the new show […]

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Grapefruit Wine Cooler Cocktail

June 5, 2015
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Happy Friday! We’ve been celebrating the beautiful sunny weather here & this fruity cocktail is the perfect compliment! Grapefruit lovers look out…my Grapefruit Wine Cooler Cocktail is your dream come true!

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Rice Krispies Treats “Sushi”

June 3, 2015
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Admittedly I had an insane amount of fun with this recipe. How did I come up with it? Great question.. Rice Krispies Treats are always fun. But when my son came up with this idea for an after school activity I knew he was onto something!

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