Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Cookies (3 ingredients)

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3-ingredient cookies? Yes, please. I saw these cookies in Food and Wine and knew I'd make them faster than you can say dark-chocolate-and-peanut-butter. With only three ingredients (two of them being my aforementioned favorites), they were so easy to throw together. The recipe uses granola … [Continue reading]

Dark Chocolate Cherry Cashew Brownies

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Fresh cherries are leaping off the produce aisle into my basket way too frequently. Their season is so limited here in the midwest that I freak out every time I see them thinking it might be the last. And they are so good this year. What would you do if you bought, say, eight pounds of cherries … [Continue reading]

First-Day-of-School Smoothies

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This was actually a post I wrote for Babycenter two years ago on our first day of school. It's too funny not to share. I wonder how today's picture … [Continue reading]

Best Last-Minute Coffee Cake

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Have you ever had a calendar reminder that looked something like this: Teacher Breakfast tomorrow. Bring something. Maybe yours wasn't a teacher … [Continue reading]

Luscious Lemon Icebox Pie

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Cool. Creamy. Chilled. Luscious. Lemon. Filled. I absolutely love this pie. This is one of the best, easiest summer desserts you can make. In … [Continue reading]

Perfect Blueberry Brown Butter Muffins

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A few weeks ago the kids and grandma went blueberry pickin' and came back with a truckload of the sweetest, juciest berries I've ever seen. Those … [Continue reading]

Fiesta Summer Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

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Sheesh. What is with all this Mexican food I've been posting? You'd think I was pregnant or something. *crickets chirping* Just kidding, … [Continue reading]

Cookie-Topped Brownies (aka Brookies)

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Yep, I went there. And you should too. What's better than a rich, fudgy brownie? One that's topped with a chocolate chip cookie, of course! I … [Continue reading]

Holy Guacamole! Cheddar Jalapeno Turkey Burgers

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We've been on a bit of a Mexican kick lately...something about summer says Fresh Mex in our family. (It can't possibly have anything to do with … [Continue reading]

Mexican Confetti Corn Salad

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This is my husband's go-to dish. If we need to bring something to a party? This is his contribution. If we spontaneously decide to have a barbecue? … [Continue reading]