June 2013

Quick + Easy Southwest Ravioli Skillet Pasta
June 17, 2013
Quick + Easy Southwest Ravioli Skillet Pasta

I am in the middle of a full-blown addiction with fruit.

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Toasted Coconut Caramel Peanut Butter Snickers Bars
June 16, 2013
Toasted Coconut Caramel Peanut Butter Snickers Bars

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! Especially mine!

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June 15, 2013
Things I am Going Crazy for Lately!

So I have just been pretty blown away by all the amazing recipes other bloggers have posted lately. Since I can not contain my excitement any longer I thought I would share a few of my favorite links from around the web + some Fathers Day eats. Here we go!

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Butterscotch Milkshakes with Chocolate Peanut Butter Hot Fudge
June 14, 2013
Butterscotch Milkshakes with Chocolate Peanut Butter Hot Fudge

I made us milkshakes! Milkshakes with chocolate peanut butter fudge sauce…. AND Butterscotch sauce!

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Coconut Lime Mahi Mahi Tacos with Tequila Soaked Watermelon Salsa
June 13, 2013
Coconut Lime Mahi Mahi Tacos with Tequila Soaked Watermelon Salsa

It’s Thursday Tacos time. YES! First though, we have to talk about my age. Yeah, my age.

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Cheesy Crockpot Cajun Pulled Pork with Southwest Pepper-Corn Slaw
June 12, 2013
Cheesy Crockpot Cajun Pulled Pork with Southwest Pepper-Corn Slaw

So for this one, you’re gonna want a bib. Ah huh, a bib. These guys are dripping with sweet and spicy Cajun flavor! Oh, and cheese!

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Burnt Peanut Butter Caramel Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
June 11, 2013
Burnt Peanut Butter Caramel Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I wish I could make you these cookie. Actually, I wish I could make you dozens of these cookies. These are the kind of cookie you make if you need to bribe someone into doing something or if you need to get out of something or if you screwed up horribly and need a really […]

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Crispy Buffalo Style Salmon Sliders
June 10, 2013
Crispy Buffalo Style Salmon Sliders

Welp. It’s slider time! So predictable, I know. But I couldn’t leave you guys hanging. I can’t just give you an epic recipe for Everything Bagel Slider Buns and not provide you with with a slider to go in the middle. That would just be cruel, and since I love you guys I just couldn’t […]

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Everything Bagel Slider Buns
June 9, 2013
Everything Bagel Slider Buns

I promise, this is not weird. Bagels for buns is going to be the new thing. Or at least I am going to try to make them the new thing, I’ll need your help. K? Bagel buns are awesome, especially when they are slider size. Everything is better in slider size! So I feel like […]

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Grilled Espresso Glazed Coconut Doughnuts with Mocha Coconut Ganache
June 7, 2013
Grilled Espresso Glazed Coconut Doughnuts with Mocha Coconut Ganache

So you guys remember Monday? When I showed you that super heathy salad full of colorful peppers, olives, lean chicken and watermelon? Yeah, well that salad was so I could show you these doughnuts today. Balance it the key to life, right? Salad for dinner, doughnuts for dessert. Sounds like the perfect balance to me.

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Chipotle Honey Roasted Peanut Butter and Peach Grilled Sandwich
June 6, 2013
Chipotle Honey Roasted Peanut Butter and Peach Grilled Sandwich

I made us lunch today! A dang good one too. I mean it involves peanut butter and toasty bread and possibly a peach, if your into that short of thing. And really, let’s be honest, anything that involves any kind of peanut butter and toasty bread is a good meal or maybe even snack. Yeah, […]

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Hawaiian BBQ Quesadillas with Pineapple-Mango Guacamole
June 5, 2013
Hawaiian BBQ Quesadillas with Pineapple-Mango Guacamole

It’s time. Time to break out the hula skirts, grab a lay and most definitely a fruity drink, one preferably with those cute little umbrellas and a slice of pineapple sitting on the rim. Oh yes, today we are doing Hawaiian, and if we are doing Hawaiian we might as well just go all out! Cause […]

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken and Avocado Cobb Salad with Tahini Ranch. Goal? No boring salads. Ever. Enter this Cobb —> seasoned roasted chicken, crispy bacon, sun-dried tomatoes, plenty of other (good) salad things + super creamy tahini "ranch". Is it a traditional cobb? Nope. But it's sure is a good. Linked to the recipe in my profile.
  • Cheddar Pierogi with Caramelized Onions and Bacon. Did you grow up eating the frozen Mrs. T's Pierogi? Because I certainly did and they where my favorite...covered them in extra cheddar it twas delicious. But these? These are homemade and SO. MUCH. BETTER. Hello to potato + cheddar filled dumplings, layered with caramelized onions...and salty bacon. Sunday night dinner at it's best. Recipe below + on HBH (link in profile). ... ... Make the dough. In a medium bowl, combine the 2 cups flour, 1 tsp kosher salt, 2 tbs butter, 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, and 1 egg, and mix until combined. Let sit 30 min. Make the filling. In the instant pot, combine 3 pounds potatoes + 1 1/2 cups water. Cover and cook on high pressure/manual for 12 minutes. Quick release the steam. Drain, return the to the pot and mash, adding 2 tbs butter, 2 cups shredded cheddar, and 2 oz cream cheese. Roll the dough out onto a floured surface. Cut out 3-inch circles. Spoon 2 tsp of filling into the center. Brush the edges with water and fold half of the dough over the filling to enclose it. Press down the edges to seal, pressing out all the air. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Boil the Pierogi. Make the butter sauce. Cook the bacon. Drain onto a paper towel. Wipe the skillet clean, then melt 1 tablespoon butter. Add 2 yellow onions and cook 5 minutes. Add the 3 tbs apple cider vinegar, season with salt and pepper and continue cooking another 5-8 minutes. Add the remaining 3 tbs butter and 1 tbs thyme. Drop the Pierogi into the sauce. Spoon the Pierogi and onions onto plates. Top with cheddar and bacon. EAT! #recipevideo
  • Late night (better than takeout) Thai Drunken Noodles..with double the sweet and spicy sauce + extra noodles too. Made in under 30 minutes. Best part? The vegetables soak up all the sauce and become highly addictive. Pretty much perfection. Recipe on HBH - link in profile. What should my next "better than takeout" style recipe be?? And should I make these noodles on stories tomorrow??? #drunkennoodles
  • Cozy weekends + Creamy Wild Rice Chicken Soup with (buttery) Roasted Mushrooms It's creamy, herby, a little cheesy, and the wild rice adds the perfect amount of heartiness (and healthiness?!). And the mushrooms!? So. Good. Buttery, crispy and a little garlicky too. Yes, I do cozy comfort food really well. Linked to the recipe in my profile. PS. It's easy and can be made in the crockpot, instant pot, or on the stove. #wildrice #comfortfood