I looked at the calendar the other day and just about died when I realized that Memorial Day is just days away!! Do you have any fun plans?
Backyard bbqs are a popular way to celebrate this holiday, and I know I want to do some grilling. One of the easiest things to do – in my opinion – is homemade bbq sauce. Throw some chicken on the grill and slather on some homemade bbq sauce – a super simple and delicious dinner. Homemade sauce is so easy to customize, and this one has some of my favorite flavors.
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One thing I love about spring, besides the strawberries, is the asparagus. I didn’t have a lot of asparagus growing up, but I’m making up for that now!!
I’m a believer that simple is usually the best. This recipe lets the flavor of the asparagus shine. The garlic and lemon juice highlight the fresh asparagus, making this a perfect side dish!
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Mother’s Day is right around the corner!!
I know that, as a mother, I dream of breakfast in bed, flowers, and drawings from my children. It really is a time that I love to sit back and think about what a blessing it is to have my 3 beautiful children.
Every mother’s day, my mom plans a big dinner to invite everyone over for so that all of her daughters and daughter in law don’t have to cook dinner that night. (I know – it doesn’t make total sense since she is a mother, too!!) But since dinner is already taken care of, the husbands and kids get to take care of breakfast, right?
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I have been on the search for the perfect roll recipe for ages now. And I think I’ve found it. These rolls are light and fluffy and full of flavor. I think the secret ingredient is the cheese. You don’t taste and overpowering cheese flavor, but you can tell that there is something in there that is out of the ordinary. And I totally love that this recipe only makes a dozen rolls.
It’s my new go-to roll recipe!
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We hardly ever buy Pop Tarts. But my 4-year old daughter is always drawn to them when we walk down the breakfast aisle at the grocery store. We always pass right by them without buying them, but I thought I’d treat her to some homemade breakfast pastries! And believe me – these blow those stale store bought ones out of the water. And they have Nutella. That’s all anyone needs, right?
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If there is one thing we can’t get enough of in my house, it’s strawberries. My daughter is literally obsessed with them. Everything always has to be strawberry flavored.
And since we are in strawberry season and the berries are sweet and juicy, there is no better time to celebrate the season with strawberry milkshakes. My kids go crazy for these, and there are only 3 ingredients!! This is a great recipe to stock up on strawberries for, as well. Since the berries are frozen, you can freeze up all the delicious berries right now to save for when the season is over!
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Avocados are available at most grocery stores and markets year round, but we are just entering the prime season for the varieties of avocados that are widely available at stores. They are one of my favorite fruits, and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways.
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The day has come for the marshmallow bunnies and creme filled eggs and jelly beans galore. But let’s not forget one important component of Easter – the ham!
I love ham. It’s one of my favorite parts of the Easter meal. But for many of us, we will be left with a whole lotta ham when the holiday is over. But have no fear! Ham is perfect for leftovers. And for more than just that ham and swiss sandwich. Here are 25 great recipes that you need to try to get rid of those leftovers!
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The brown banana. It’s been an epidemic around our house lately. I’ve done everything I can think of with the things – cookies, muffins, cake. You can always go with regular ol’ banana bread, but it’s so much more fun to change things up, right?
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St. Patrick’s Day is another one of those holidays that I love to celebrate just for the food. Well, wearing green is fun, too, but getting pinched if you aren’t wearing it? Not so fun.
A few years ago, I made Irish Soda Bread for the first time. It was super easy and super delicious and a great addition to a St. Patrick’s Day menu. But this year, I thought I’d change it up a little bit with Irish Soda Bread Muffins!
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