A summertime favorite growing up was s'mores. We would make them while camping along with tin foil dinners and banana boats. Some roasted their marshmallows perfectly, some lit them on fire, and some just ate them raw. It was always a fun and delicious tradition. Years later when I became a newlywed, my husband and I bought an outdoor fire pit and had a few friends over for s'mores. I creates a s'mores bar with some fun new ingredients. Today, I want to share some of those with you! . . .
If you follow us on instagram you'll know I'm completely addicted to these crispy sweet potatoes & dipping sauce. A good friend made them for us at dinner a few months ago and I can't stop (wont stop) eating them. It's a healthy, seriously tasty snack, side or any meal. I've been making these in the oven- until recently I received an air fryer oven and tried them out in there. SOLD! It cooks them in half the time to a crispy tender perfection. What is an Air Fryer? If you really . . .
One of the new hot products out there now is the Electric Air Fryer. We have received so many questions and comments about this new appliance that knew it was something we needed to review! After owning an air fryer for a while we're ready to tell you everything you need to know about an air fryer. WHAT IS AN AIR FRYER? An air fryer is basically a mini convection oven. Because it is such a small space the air is able to get HOT VERY FAST, it circulates around the food and cooks it quickly, . . .
Strawberry Basil Lemonade. Does that sound a little unusual to you? It is kind of different. When you first drink a sip of the lemonade you're hit with a sweet strawberry lemonade sensation, then comes the bubbles (if you used sparkling water) and then the minty fresh basil. then you die inside of amazingness from this drink. I served this at a few different parties, ALL of parties my friends have devoured this drink! Let me show you how easy it is to make. Best part is you a can make it . . .
Lemonade is the perfect summer refreshment, right? We have some pretty killer lemonade recipes here on the blog. Be sure to check out our classic lemonade and our strawberry lemonade. Divine. But today I want to talk to you about my newest creation. Sparkling Lavender lemonade. The Benefits of Lavender I think every mom out there needs a little R&R, and this lemonade is just that. Lavender is kind of the swiss army knife of home remedies. It aids in: insomnia anxiety . . .
Homemade strawberry lemonade screams summer time. BBQ's, potato salad, swimming, and easy strawberry lemonade recipe. Homemade Strawberry Lemonade I first became a huge fan when we were in moscow and the women there always had a fresh batch of lemonade. I had had fresh lemonade, but not much- bot enough to really appreciate it. That's when I gain a love for real homemade lemonade, especially real, homemade strawberry lemonade. How to make this easy strawberry lemonade recipe You'll . . .
Every time I walk into the grocery store during the summer months I can't get enough of that amazing aroma of fresh peaches! I can't help but buy some EVERY time! I love those sweet juicy peaches in the summer! Such a treat! After one of my peach shopping sprees I got this idea that I should whip up some peach lemonade! Simple & Fresh What's not to love about this peach lemonade recipe: lemons peaches sugar We Love Lemonade Lemonade is kind of a favorite around . . .
A legit lemoncello drink is a lemon syrup + alcohol + lemon peel left to marinate in the syrup and served very very cold-like, you store it in the freezer until serving time. This is a twist on that- its a delicious twist on the drink. My kids love to drink it all year round, especially on hot summer days. We call it limoncello lemonade icee. It's made very similar to the real limoncello BUT sans the alcohol. How to make limoncello lemonade icee Step 1: Make your limoncello syrup. It's so . . .
This is my go to way of cooking Instant Pot quinoa. I love quinoa and its health benefits! I especially love adding quinoa to all my salads. It's light, fluffy can be basically flavorless- but adds a ton of protein to your meal to make it a little more filling with our making it less healthy. I'm showing you how to make instant pot quinoa - the PERFECT quinoa you'll ever make. It's easy and fast! After its cooked toss it with your favorite salads! (like the quinoa caprese salad pictured . . .
This spring I taught an instant pot class for Pinner's conference in San Diego. It was so much fun and had so much information and recipes I thought- why don't I have all this written down somewhere for others to access? I'm finally, now, getting around to writing everything you need to know about an Instant Pot / Pressure Cooker. Feel free to leave some of your own tips in the comments! Here is a link to all our instant pot / pressure cooker recipes. Instant Pot brand worth it? We get . . .
My first taste of this buffalo chicken dip recipe was at a 4th of July. I ate and ate and ate that dip. I couldn't believe I had never had it before, because it was soooo delicious! This post was created in partnership with Bare Snacks. All opinions are my own. Simple Ingredients You'll never believe how easy it is to create this buffalo chicken dip recipe. The ingredients are probably in your fridge. hot sauce blue cheese dressing cream cheese jack cheese . . .
If I could name these babies without it being over the top I would name them... Lemon-Pepper-Garlic-Dill Smashed Potatoes. That's a little too much though right? These ingredients are crazy good together-especially on potatoes! These have been on repeat on our weekly menu. I recently read this book, Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequest. When I started to write this post this one particular quote came into mind...“the difference between restaurant cooking and home cooking—and often, too, the . . .