Warm Tomato & Mozzarella Bruschetta

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To me, summertime smells like suntan oil and salty sea air, feels like dipping my feet into warm sand, and tastes like luscious tomato bruschetta with creamy mozzarella and fresh basil. Wrap all of those up into one long, lazy day, and you’ve just...

Mixed Berry Crumble Bars

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It’s because of bars like this that I hardly ever make cakes or pies. They’re just so crazy easy, require no decorative embellishments, and, let’s be honest, in small bar form, you feel like you can get away with eating more! It’s true. I...

Tangy Tex-Mex Bell Pepper Slaw

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Last night, I had the amazing privilege of meeting some of my favorite blogger friends at a dessert and cocktails party in Austin! They’re all in town for the big BlogHer Food convention, which is kicking off its first day today. I’m attending this...

Tomato, Avocado, Corn and Basil Salad With Lemon-Balsamic Vinaigrette

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When Mark and I planted our very first veggie and herb garden last month, I freaked. After years with what I’ve called a “black thumb” as far as gardening was concerned, I was pretty convinced this one was going to turn out to be...

Raspberry Cheesecake Popsicles

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Here in Austin, summers are survived by snoozing in the air conditioning, splashing around in swimming pools, and slurping icy cold frozen treats. My favorite one to beat the heat with is a fruity, flavorful popsicle. Even better when they’re booze-ified! These Raspberry Cheesecake...

Homemade Chocolate Magic Shell

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It just doesn’t get better than this, y’all. For this fun little treat, all you need is coconut oil and a cup of chocolate chips! And hungry, willing taste testers to pour the sauce over vanilla ice cream and watch the magic happen… As...

Avocado Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

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When it comes to lunching, I’m always looking for low-carb, high-protein meals that don’t leave me clamoring for a snack 30 minutes later. As a kid, tuna fish was always a favorite, but I forgot about it as an adult… until now! The protein...

Fendi Bracelet Giveaway Winner

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It’s time to announce the giveaway winner of Friday’s Fendi bracelet giveaway!! Liz @ That Skinny Chick Can Bake Congratulations, Liz, and thank you so much to everyone who took the time to enter! I’ll be contacting the winner via email, but they can...

Creamy Italian Chicken & Pasta Skillet

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On the weekdays, I live for one-pot wonders like this! I love just being able to throw it all in one pan, mix up a quick salad for the side, and sit down to dinner without much fuss. Dinner is so much more delicious...

1-Minute Chocolate Chip Cookie In a Mug

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It’s mid-week and you deserve a cookie. A warm, soft chocolate chip cookie that takes seconds to make and doesn’t involve perfect scooping or lots of messy cleanup. Just a handful of basic ingredients, a mug, and a spoon for diggin’ in. This is...