omg bars (s’mores bars with homemade vanilla bean marshmallow)

everyone’s childhood summer favorite gets a major update in this recipe for s’mores bars. these s’mores bars sandwich a thick layer of fluffy homemade vanilla bean marshmallow in between graham cracker crust & salted dark chocolate ganache. your favorite campfire treat will never be the same!

everyone’s childhood summer favorite gets a major update in this recipe for s’mores bars. these s’mores bars sandwich a thick layer of fluffy homemade vanilla bean marshmallow in between graham cracker crust & salted dark chocolate ganache. your favorite campfire treat will never be the same! so i made you something that i’m *pretty sure* you’re going to love. 😍😍😍 lolololololololz. jk. i’m absolutely certain you’re going to love these s’mores bars. there is nothing not…

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perfectly grilled buffalo chicken wings

a method & recipe for how to make the perfect grilled buffalo chicken wings. these grilled wings are perfectly crispy & have the best charred buffalo flavor, but they stay juicy from a beer brine. served with a creamy cool feta ranch, grilled wings are perfect for an easy summer dinner when you’re having friends over for a summer party, or for game day fun!

a method & recipe for how to make the perfect grilled buffalo chicken wings. these grilled wings are perfectly crispy & have the best charred buffalo flavor, but they stay juicy from a beer brine. served with a creamy cool feta ranch, grilled wings are perfect for an easy summer dinner when you’re having friends over for a summer party, or for game day fun! #netflixandgrill it’s my new favorite thing in the whole wide…

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limoncello prosecco floats with lemon sorbetto

3-ingredient limoncello prosecco floats with lemon sorbetto are the perfect boozy dessert cocktail for summer! a scoop of lemon sorbetto gets simply drowned with a shot of limoncello & topped off with a generous splash of prosecco. light, refreshing, & easy. the perfect ending for any summer gathering!

3-ingredient limoncello prosecco floats with lemon sorbetto are the perfect boozy dessert cocktail for summer! a scoop of lemon sorbetto gets simply drowned with a shot of limoncello & topped off with a generous splash of prosecco. light, refreshing, & easy. the perfect ending for any summer gathering! holy. schmoly. guys! how is it already august 1?!  summer always flies by. i think it’s in the very nature of summer. you know? you fill your…

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easy turtle sundae ice cream pie

an ice cream pie & a turtle sundae all in one! this turtle sundae ice cream pie starts with a pecan-graham cracker crust, is filled with salted caramel ice cream, & is topped off with a thick, fudgy layer of dark chocolate ganache & roughly chopped pecans. 6 ingredients needed to make this turtle sundae ice cream pie - this salty sweet summer dessert couldn’t be easier or more delicious.

an ice cream pie & a turtle sundae all in one!  this turtle sundae ice cream pie starts with a pecan-graham cracker crust, is filled with salted caramel ice cream, & gets topped off with a thick, fudgy layer of dark chocolate ganache & roughly chopped pecans. only 6 ingredients needed to make this turtle sundae ice cream pie (not including the ice cream, which you can just buy from the store!) – this salty…

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mom’s summer salad with arugula, tomatoes, & israeli couscous

a simple summer salad straight from my mom's kitchen! a bed of peppery fresh arugula is topped with israeli couscous & perfectly ripened tomatoes & drizzled with a simple homemade lemon vinaigrette & reduced balsamic. ready in less than 15 minutes, this simple summer salad is the perfect dish to share at a summer party or to serve for a healthy, fast weeknight dinner!

a simple summer salad straight from my mom’s kitchen! a bed of peppery fresh arugula is topped with israeli couscous & perfectly ripened tomatoes & drizzled with a simple homemade lemon vinaigrette & reduced balsamic. ready in less than 15 minutes, this simple summer salad is the perfect dish to share at a summer party or to serve for a healthy, fast weeknight dinner! hey, hey you guys!!! i’m so excited to be sharing a new recipe…

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sweet peas meals is here!!!

Sweet Peas Meals | easy, balanced meal plans for families

ohemgeeeeee, you GUYS. today is SUCH an exciting day. today is the day! i’m so excited to announce that sweet peas meals is here!!! chances are, if we’ve seen each other or chatted in the last 6 months, the question “what have you been up to?” has come up. & chances are, i likely gave you some cryptic response about staying suuuuper busy putting together a meal planning service that i am helping two of…

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7 recipes to make with your farmer’s market finds

6 farmer's market recipes to use your farmer's market finds this summer | healthy recipes, farmer's market produce, fresh recipes, summer food |

farmer’s market season is in full swing!  make the most of your farmer’s market produce with these farmer’s market recipes – all wholesome & delicious enough to try over & over again all summer long! okay, can we talk about farmer’s markets really quickly? & how it makes you feel totally, absolutely basic, but you can’t help but freak out a little bit every saturday morning when it’s finally time to make your weekly trip?!…

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the ultimate summer round-up! 50 recipes for summer parties

50 recipes for perfect for summer parties! | summer food, summer parties, summer recipes, summer appetizers, summer desserts, summer drinks, easy entertaining, entertaining tips |

summer is here! plays well with butter tips for entertaining a crowd this summer, plus 50 amazing summer recipes for appetizers, cocktails, main dishes, side dishes, & desserts perfect for summer parties & gatherings.  what are you waiting for?!  pull out the grill, get some lawn games going, & let’s have a party!!! i’m beyond excited today: summer is finally here in minnesota!!! summer is my absolute favorite season to entertain.  yes, i realize that…

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kind of major life update.

so, i kind of have a secret that i’ve been keeping from you. to say i’ve been DYING to tell you is a complete & total understatement.  are you ready for it? ok…here it goes:  last week, i put in my 2 weeks notice at my corporate job. holy shit.  !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yup.  june 30th is my corporate retirement date. (!!!!!!!!) starting july 1st, i’ll be pursuing my passion with food & beverage recipe development, content…

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aglio olio zoodles with summer vegetables and shrimp

zoodles tossed into a garlic-infused olive oil with lemon & loads of summer vegetables. topped off with shrimp, grated cheese, and a good sprinkle of crushed red chili, these aglio olio zoodles are going to be your new favorite this summer! | gluten free, healthy recipe, summer food, summer party, vegetables, farmers market recipe, easy recipe |

zoodles tossed into a garlic-infused olive oil with lemon & loads of summer vegetables.  topped off with shrimp, grated cheese, and a good sprinkle of crushed red chili, these aglio olio zoodles are going to be your new favorite this summer! guys! it’s officially summer! happy summer solstice 2017!!! *raises both hands & does a happy dance* i honestly could not be happier about summer’s arrival this year. our days in minnesota are longer &…

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