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 … [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]

S’mores Cakes-in-a-Jar

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There are no words, people. No words for these. These little cakes-in-a-jar are the freakin' bomb. They are perfect for your summer barbecue or any … [Continue reading]