simple, family-friendly meals with a pinch of life.

Month: August 2015

A Time to Laugh

  As of late it seems that every time someone asks me how things are going my answer is always “busy” followed by a smile and some phrase about how ‘things will slow down soon, though.’ But will they? I think I keep telling myself […]

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Watermelon Berry Drink

Watermelon Berry Drink

I know your Facebook feed has been flooded with First Day of School pictures and all types of squash are starting to arrive at your local grocery in the truck loads…and there may even be a little breeze in the air. BUT. Let’s pretend it […]

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Roasted Cherry Steak Salad

Salads. I kinda LOVE them. But please don’t picture a bowl of watered down iceberg lettuce with 3 slices of tomato and a couple carrot strips, because that is definitely not what I am talking about. That would be a cafeteria salad. Ew. When Brittany […]

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Caramelized Salmon Flatbread

Caramelized Salmon Flatbread

I wish I could put this in your face right NOW. Well, it sort of is in your face, but more like through the computer screen and into your MOUTH kinda thing, because it is that good. I know how I was just talking about […]

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Chipotle Bacon Deviled Eggs

If you grew up anything like me…you had deviled eggs at every holiday, event or church potluck.  They are a staple of southern society…and we ain’t changin’ it! Those cute little yellow paprika-sprinkled eggs that cover every picnic table give a sense of stability that […]

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Burrito Bowl Basics

Burrito Bowl Basics

Happy Wednesday!! Just a quick little 101 for you today on my favorite- Burrito Bowls! Yes. I know.  They are EVERYWHERE.  But there are SO many recipes out there…so how do you know which ones you will love?! Look no further, friends.  I have a […]

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Simple Fiesta Tacos + Homemade Taco Seasoning

Simple Fiesta Tacos + Homemade Taco Seasoning

Please don’t look up fiesta in the dictionary, because I am fairly certain I am not using it correctly.  It tends to be my go-to word when I want to share something with a Mexican flare that is lacking a sufficient title.  I mean, you […]

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Chipotle Cheese Sauce

It’s FRIIIIIIIIIDAY! I’ll be honest.  I didn’t know if I would make it this week…but alas we are HERE and the weekend is upon us! I did something bad the other day that became good…VERY good. I was in the kitchen starved and alone with […]

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Creamy Summer Veggie Skillet

Yes. I know. It is becoming quite apparent that I LOVE color. But who doesn’t?! And with summer coming to a close (already?!) I felt it was my food blogging duty to my food loving friends to provide you with as much summer in a […]

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Whipped Cilantro & Feta Dip

Whipped Cilantro & Feta Dip

Hey Y’all! Well isn’t that a southern greeting for you… As promised, I have a quick dip for you to utilize that remaining Cilantro sauce in your fridge from Friday’s Salmon. Unless, of course, you loved it so much that you used it for your […]

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