Banana Chocolate Pops

banana chocolate pops

Lets talk about opposites. Hard and easy. Quick and slow. Short and long. These opposites all perfectly contrast the two activities of my weekend. The first task, testing out a new recipe for Banana Chocolate Pops, no big deal. The second task, finally painting my master bathroom, backbreaking. So let’s start with the hard stuff first. I’ve

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Grilled Corn Salad

grilled corn salad

As I write this post, Memorial Day weekend is in full swing! I’m spending a much anticipated long weekend at my mother and father in laws house- they have a great place in a somewhat country area outside of Orlando (believe it or not, it’s not all Mickey Mouse and theme parks here!). I’ve spent

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Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

crock pot chicken tortilla soup

Happy New Year everyone! I don’t know about you, but to me, this holiday season flew by in the blink of an eye! Hard to believe we are already a week and a half in to 2017. JP (the husband) and I started 2017 freezing in a tent, but had a ton of fun. Not

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Simple Deviled Eggs

simple deviled eggs

Hi! I hope everyone had happy holidays this past week! Can you believe it’ll already be NYE in a few days!? Does anyone have any fun plans? Please let me live vicariously through you because I think this will be the first time in quite some years where I just don’t think I have the

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Egg & Cheddar Breakfast Bake

egg cheddar breakfast bake

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat! Please put a penny in the old man’s hat! I just love that old nursery rhyme- it always pops into my head around this time of year! I know I am certainly not alone in loving this season, but you really just can’t get the smile off

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Maple Cinnamon Plantains

maple cinnamon plantains

Let’s talk a little about obsessions. Food obsessions to be specific. I have an obsession with maple syrup. Not to be confused with my obsession with curry. Or my obsession with avocados, shrimp or dark chocolate. Ok, so maybe I just have an obsession with food. I mean, that’s not completely a bad thing, right? Now,

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Stuffed Peppers

stuffed peppers

I’ve always been a huge fan of stuffed peppers. My husband…ehhh…not so much. Which makes this a funny story actually. One weeknight, I had planned on making stuffed peppers just the traditional way that my mom used to make them after work. When it got down to the end of the day (quite a crumby day

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Mango Coconut Popsicles

mango coconut popsicles

Mango Coconut Popsicles?! Are we on a tropical island or something?? Maybe it’s just a flashback from our Keys trip back a month ago, but I see absolutely nothing wrong with daydreaming of being surrounded by clear blue water and palm trees with a margarita in my hand. Annnnnd maybe a bowl of our tropical

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Classic Guacamole

classic guacamole

Happy summer everyone! As I write this it is officially the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Though we’ve already had a few beach days and a mini-vacation, I look forward to more. I’ve lived close to the coast my entire life, and I don’t think I ever realized how great that is.

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