Fruit Salad with Lemon Honey Dressing

July 11, 2014
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Happy Friday everyone! Last weekend we had a bunch of great friends over for a potluck & I served this simple summery fruit salad. Think i’ll do the same this weekend. What makes fruit salad so fabulous are the colorful, fresh, seasonal ingredients & it’s a lovely way to satisfy sweet teeth with healthful ingredients!

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Blueberry Oatmeal Power Smoothie

July 9, 2014
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Blueberry Oatmeal Power Smoothie. The name says it all. Looking for a versatile smoothie you can enjoy any time of the day? This is your answer…

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All-Clad Reader Appreciation Giveaway! ($799 Value)

July 9, 2014
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Guess what? I know how much y’all need some new pots & pans so I have another awesome giveaway for ya right here right now! I’ve teamed up with some awesome bloggers to bring you this All-Clad Reader Appreciation Giveaway! (Also check out & enter my Calpahlon Non-Stick Cookware Set giveaway HERE) Enter Below! July Reader Appreciation […]

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Loaded Goldfish Nachos

July 7, 2014
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Happy Monday! Hope everyone had an amazing three day weekend & July 4th. Here is a playful (and really yummy) recipe I came up with recently….lots of kicks & giggles for kids & adults Loaded Goldfish Nachos is calling your name.

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Win a Calphalon Nonstick 8 Piece Cookware Set {Giveaway}

July 5, 2014
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Hello! Hope y’all had a super fun 4th. We sure did. Telluride really knows how to throw a great patriotic parade, BBQ & fireworks. I’s time for an awesome giveaway over here on FFC. Win a Calphalon Nonstick 8 Piece Cookware Set…enter below.

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Happy July 4th! Telluride Style

July 3, 2014
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Howdy! Wow ~ is it July 4th already?! This is the most amazing time of year. The streets of our stunning box canyon will be filled with locals & visitors, all here to celebrate Independence Day. Folks say about 4000 people will line our main street. All decked out in red, white & blue. They will watch […]

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Roasted Marshmallow Coffee Cocktail Shakes

July 2, 2014
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Yep….you read that right. Melted golden marshmallows topping a frozen coffee cocktail. Life doesn’t get much better than this friends. Seattle’s Best Coffee® asked me to create a few drink recipes with their new Frozen Coffee Blends. Roasted Marshmallow Coffee Cocktail Shakes might just rock your world too… (actually I have no doubt they will)

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Party Bites ~ 4 Quick & Easy Recipes

July 1, 2014
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Hi! I can’t believe the 4th is only a few days away. I’m trying to get y’all as many recipes as I can before then. Foods that taste amazing but are no effort at all to put together. Thats the case with these Party Bites. Two sweet & 2 savory bite sized nibbles that will have […]

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Quinoa “Mac” & Cheese

June 30, 2014
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Happy Monday! Hope you had a super weekend. I was all festive at the Telluride Wine Festival & it was ahhhhhmazing! We had perfect bluebird weather & lots of fun people in town to celebrate summer & wine. I came up with this Quinoa “Mac” & Cheese last week when I was in Beaver Creek. It was a […]

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Tastemakers Dinner

June 29, 2014
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Hello & Happy Sunday! It has been such a wonderfully busy weekend. I was playing hard in Aspen, Vail & Beaver Creek, CO. Then I jetted back to home to cover the fabulous Telluride Wine Festival. With all of this partying I gotta stay in check with my eating & drinking….though it’s pretty hard! Sometimes a […]

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Winner! London on Ice Tetley Tea Recipe Contest

June 28, 2014
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Happy Saturday everyone!! I have some great news ~ my Sparkling Blueberry Ginger Iced Tea won the hearts & taste buds of Tetley Tea’s London on Ice recipe contest. I was asked to create a summery drink recipe with their new Black & Green blended tea. I had a creative blast with this & I’m thrilled & honored […]

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Grilled Cheese with Baby Spinach

June 27, 2014
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Grilled Cheese with Baby Spinach. Ooey gooey, hot melted cheese, fried up with lots of butter on whole grain seeded bread. Let’s not forget the mayo. And spinach because that makes this healthy. Right? Right.

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Design Your Ideal Kitchen with LG Studio Inspiration!

June 26, 2014
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Hi everyone! What does your dream kitchen look like? Mine can be all across the board from dark & rustic to shabby chic to sleek & modern. I collect eclectic inspiration regularly (on Pinterest) & wanted to share some of those ideas with you…feel free to share your ideas in the comments too! I’ve teamed […]

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Avocado Pico de Gallo Potato Salad

June 25, 2014
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Hello there! Why have traditional potato salad when you can mix in fresh avocado & pico de gallo? This is a mayo free potato salad that you gotta make for the 4th. Or any time at all. I’m super excited to share with y’all that I’ve partnered up with Avocados from Peru this summer bringing you AMAZING recipes….all featuring….you got […]

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Perfectly Roasted Beets

June 22, 2014
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Let’s start at the very beginning. A very good place to start. OK. We are not talking the Sound of Music here. Just learning some basic cooking skills that take no effort at all. Let’s bake Perfect Roasted Beets. Why perfect? Ahhhh. Because they are….

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