Monthly Archives: July 2016

Chicken Stirfry

I like a good meat and potatoes dinner as the next person. But more often, I prefer a dish like this one: the meat is there, and it definitely stands out, but it plays an accent role to the many … Continue reading

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How to Make Fudge Ripple Ice Cream

I love ice cream. Always have. I’m partial to vanilla, but give me a good dose of dark chocolate with my vanilla, and I’m a happy girl. I love homemade ice cream because you can use the ingredients and fillings … Continue reading

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Chewy Nutella Dark Chocolate Cookies

Who doesn’t love Nutella? It’s one of those things that rarely stays very long in my house, because I can’t seem to not eat it. Looking for a way to avoid eating Nutella by the spoonful (my preferred method) or … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan #90

The name of the game this week was speed. It was so hot this week that I didn’t want to be standing over a hot stove or having the oven on for a long time, so my meal plan kept … Continue reading

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Summer Chicken Salad

When I think of the word “salad,” my mind pretty much always only thinks green. I didn’t grow up eating a lot of pasta salads, or mayonnaise-laden vegetable salads, or vinegar salads with weird combinations of foods that I can … Continue reading

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Fruit and Vegetable Flowers

During the summer, it’s a great time to take advantage of the fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables available in the produce department. Whether you’re trying to get your kids excited about a healthy snack or side, or getting a group … Continue reading

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Frozen Pizza Showdown!: Store-Bought v. Homemade

I love pizza. I could probably eat it every day. While I grew up with the occasional novelty of ordering pizza for delivery (always a big deal), I was spoiled by having my dad’s amazing homemade pizza on a pretty … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan #89

This week involved a lot of come-and-go for me. Three separate camps and activities most days, spaced just right so that we were barely home long enough to grab a snack and gear up for the next thing. So my … Continue reading

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Cookie Dough Ice Cream

I love cookie dough ice cream. I find it very challenging to pass it up for other flavors. I have always had the sneaking suspicion that I could make cookie dough ice cream pretty easily – but I was a … Continue reading

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How to Make Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

Over the years I have tried several different variations on homemade ice cream sandwiches. I had always been underwhelmed. Homemade ice cream is awesome. It always seemed as though homemade ice cream novelties should be equally awesome! Right? Is that … Continue reading

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