Watermelon Homemade BBQ Sauce + Visa Giveaway!

Watermelon Homemade BBQ Sauce - it's quick, simple to make and tastes deliciously sweet & tangy! Plus a $325 Visa Card giveaway!

How about making some Watermelon Homemade BBQ Sauce to celebrate National Watermelon Day?! It’s quick, simple to make and tastes delicious! Plus enter to win a $325 Visa card giveaway! I love celebrating ridiculous National holidays. I mean, what’s not to love? National Toasted Marshmallow Day, National Raspberry Cream Pie Day or even National Cream-Filled Donut… 

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Black Bean & Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini

Healthy Black Bean & Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini - a hearty and easy meatless side dish or dinner that's gluten-free and clean-eating. So delicious, you won't even think it's healthy!

Healthy Black Bean & Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini – a hearty and easy meatless side dish or dinner that’s gluten-free and clean-eating. So delicious, you won’t even think it’s healthy! There’s something great about being able to stuff a vegetable with healthy stuff. Makes me feel like a wizard. Is that silly? I get this crazy,… 

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Easy Caprese Skewers with a Balsamic Reduction Drizzle

Summer afternoons call for these fun Caprese Skewers! Cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and cubes of mozzarella cheese threaded on skewers and drizzled with an easy balsamic reduction. Delicious!

Summer afternoons call for these fun Caprese Skewers! Cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and cubes of mozzarella cheese threaded on skewers and drizzled with an easy balsamic reduction. Delicious! When I was a kid, my mom would cut up a tomato and put a little salt and pepper on it and serve it to us with our dinner…. 

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Southwestern Orzo Salad Recipe + A Giveaway!

This Healthy Southwestern Orzo Salad recipe is full of veggies, black beans, orzo, & feta cheese all smothered in a delicious dressing! #ad

This Southwestern Orzo Salad recipe is full of veggies, black beans, orzo, & feta cheese all smothered in Tessemae’s Caesar Dressing! Plus a dressing giveaway below! (This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tessemae’s. The opinions and text are all mine.) I’m not the kind of person that craves a salad. Well, I… 

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Creamy Broccoli Salad + $400 Amazon Card Giveaway

Need an easy side dish? Make this Creamy Broccoli Salad! It's full of fresh broccoli, red onion, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds and bacon mixed in a creamy, delicious dressing. Always a hit!

Need an easy side dish? Make this Creamy Broccoli Salad! It’s full of fresh broccoli, red onion, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds and bacon mixed in a creamy, delicious dressing. This classic is always a hit! Plus a $400 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway below! Hooray for summertime! My kids finished their last day of school last Thursday… 

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Mexican Pasta Salad

A simply delicious side dish, Mexican Pasta Salad - with black beans, corn, bell pepper, cilantro, tomatoes, and an avocado dressing.

A simply delicious side dish, Mexican Pasta Salad – with black beans, corn, bell pepper, cilantro, tomatoes, and an avocado dressing.  I have a soft spot in my heart for pasta. Well, carbs in general. Carbs are my weakness. More than desserts, even! My favorite kind of carbs are pasta. I didn’t grow up eating pasta… 

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Southwestern Edamame Salad

Welcome spring by making edamame salad! It's a healthy and delicious salad with a southwestern flair, full of beans, corn, tomatoes, cilantro and of course edamame, all tossed in a delicious light dressing.

Welcome spring by making edamame salad! It’s a healthy and delicious salad with a southwestern flair, full of beans, corn, tomatoes, cilantro and of course edamame, all tossed in a delicious light dressing. The weekend before last, I had the opportunity to drive to Arizona in a super cool Mistubishi Outlander and attend the SoFabU… 

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Homemade Biscuits with Cheddar and Rosemary

Easy Homemade Biscuits with Cheddar & Rosemary - the best side dish on the dinner table!

Easy Homemade Biscuits with Cheddar & Rosemary – the best side dish on the dinner table! I was talking with a mom from preschool the other day. We were chatting about babies and pregnancy. You know…all that fun stuff you talk with your mom pals about. 😉 Anyway, she’s darling and so tiny. She told me… 

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Easy Bacon Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Need an easy side dish? This bacon brussels sprouts recipe is the way to go! They're fancy enough to serve as a side dish at a party but quick & easy enough to be added in with a weeknight meal.

Need an easy side dish? This bacon brussels sprouts recipe is the way to go! They’re fancy enough to serve as a side dish at a party but quick & easy enough to be added in with a weeknight meal. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I got a NEW CAR!!!!!! I know all of those exclamation points… 

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Easy Homemade Cheesy Potatoes Au Gratin

Cheesy Potatoes au Gratin made with a homemade cheese sauce drizzled over thinly sliced potatoes and a layer of onions nestled in the middle. A great Thanksgiving recipe! Plus a full blog hop Thanksgiving menu to help plan your turkey day meal!

Potatoes au Gratin made with a homemade creamy cheese sauce drizzled over thinly sliced potatoes and a layer of onions nestled in the middle. Plus a full blog hop Thanksgiving menu below to help plan your turkey day meal! I can’t believe how quick time is flying by. In only two weeks’ time, it will be… 

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Zucchini Casserole

Zucchini Casserole - a healthy and deliciously side dish that's full chock full of zucchini!

Zucchini Casserole – a healthy and deliciously side dish that’s full chock full of zucchini! When I was a kid, we had steamed zucchini all the time. It’s probably my dad’s favorite vegetable. I love zucchini! My kids? Well, they sort of hate it. I have to completely disguise it for them to even try… 

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