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Five Kid Lunchbox Ideas

Back to school is a month away! Whaat? This summer has been fun. The boys have done a couple camps so I’ve been packing some lunches here and there. Here are some of the...

Homemade Blender Salsa

I don’t usually make my own salsa. I usually just do store bought because it’s easy and quick and I don’t have to think about it. Buuut then I finally decided to give it...

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken Lettuce Cups

There’s something about summertime that really makes me crave some bbq. But, here’s the thing… Sometimes, grilling chicken can be hard. One or two minutes too long and the chicken dries out and gets...

Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules

A couple weeks ago I made these moscow mules on my instagram stories and was playing around with the different flavors. At first I tried watermelon but I’m going to be honest…

Grilled Peach + Asparagus Pasta Salad

The other weekend I was at the farmer’s market and they had a little peach sampler. They cut their peaches into little cubes and offered them to us. Um, they were the juiciest, sweetest,...

French Toast Muffins

OK this isn’t a typical recipe that I put on my blog but I had some leftover hot dog and hamburger buns from a bbq one weekend and thought it would be fun to...

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This summer I’ve been craving light salads loaded with veggies. I thought it would be the perfect time to make a loaded quinoa salad that can be served warm, straight from the stove, or...

Ginger Soy Air Fryer Tofu

I’ve been having so much fun playing around with my air fryer. I made these chicken thighs (omg so juicy and amazing) and have been working on some other appetizers but I really wanted...

Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes

I can’t believe I have gone so long without getting a legit fluffy vanilla cupcake recipe on the blog, but if I’m being really truthful, I’ve avoided it. 

Summer Peach Rosé Sangria

Every summer I am inspired to bring you some cocktails and fun drinks. I want to hold me a pretty beverage and sit outside in the sun and soak in summer. Is that too...

Paleo + Vegan Chocolate Frosting

Not going to lie, since Jaryd hasn’t been able to eat refined sugar I’ve struggled with birthdays and coming up with ways we can make a legit birthday cake, frosting and all.