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July 4th Berry Dessert Pizza

July 3, 2015
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OMG. Seriously. Tomorrow is July 4th. Pinch me. Really & truly I get that excited for this holiday! This July 4th Berry Dessert Pizza is simple to prepare & will impress your guests tomorrow & any time this summer! My kids dove into this as soon as the photoshoot wrapped!

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Red, White & Blue Chocolate Watermelon Popsicles

June 24, 2015
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From here on in I’m gonna dig my heels into July 4th. Oh my gawsh I LOVE this holiday!!  My Red, White & Blue Chocolate Watermelon Popsicles are exactly what you need this 4th of July! They are so simple to prepare it’s crazy!!

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Grilled Greek Chicken Pasta Salad

June 17, 2015
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Wow! It’s so busy around here. This pasta salad is a wonderfully tasty grab & go meal…perfect for these hectic days! Looking for the most fabulous, mayo-free pasta salad for summer parties, BBQ’s and picnics this summer? My Grilled Greek Chicken Pasta Salad recipe is your go-to essential!

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Ice Cream Baked Potato

June 15, 2015
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Looking for a whimsical, creative & super delicious summertime dessert? This is it! I’ll never forget the first time I saw an Ice Cream Baked Potato OMG. It was night time, the lights were dimmed & this was presented to the table at Cowgirl restaurant in NYC’s West Village. We ohhh’d, ahhh’d, examined it. Then dove in […]

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Watermelon Lime Refresher

June 12, 2015
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Looking for the perfect party drink that can be your epic signature summer cocktail? Here it is! I hear in parts of the world the heat has been quite unbearable. Here in Telluride it’s been cool, crisp & pretty stormy. Regardless of where you sit on the globe…my Watermelon Lime Refresher will put a smile on your face!

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Hush Puppies

June 9, 2015
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Soulful & delicious southern charm. We could not keep our hands off these fried nuggets… Hush Puppies are a classic southern recipe that will be the hit at all your summer parties. Serve them at July 4th gatherings & everyone will love you! I was inspired to fry these up when I heard about the new show […]

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Grapefruit Wine Cooler Cocktail

June 5, 2015
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Happy Friday! We’ve been celebrating the beautiful sunny weather here & this fruity cocktail is the perfect compliment! Grapefruit lovers look out…my Grapefruit Wine Cooler Cocktail is your dream come true!

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Rice Krispies Treats “Sushi”

June 3, 2015
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Admittedly I had an insane amount of fun with this recipe. How did I come up with it? Great question.. Rice Krispies Treats are always fun. But when my son came up with this idea for an after school activity I knew he was onto something!

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Cheddar, Avocado & Spinach Paninis

May 6, 2015
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I adore a delish grilled cheese sammie. It is certainly elevated in this panini. Big time…. I’ve combined a few of my favorite ingredients in these paninis. Cheddar cheese, avocado & baby spinach. After all, we do need some veggies with all that cheese & butter, right?!

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Mint Julep

April 24, 2015
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This time of year I crave lots of fresh flavors including mint…especially in my cocktails! Did you know that the Kentucky Derby is next weekend? The Mint Julep is a classic Southern cocktail that is always enjoyed at this historic racing event. Cheers!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Paninis

April 20, 2015
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I’m not sure whether to label these paninis breakfast, brunch or dessert. Certainly I know they are irresistible! Calling all chocolate and peanut butter lovers! If you love banana too then this is a triple win recipe. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Paninis are sure to bring satisfaction to the pickiest of eaters (ahem, my son) He […]

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Frozen Cran-Raspberry Margaritas

March 27, 2015
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Happy Friday everyone! Let’s get our happy hour on with these sweet sips…. I love to drink can-rasberry juice, but what do I like (LOVE) even more? Mixing it with tequila in these fantastic Frozen Cran-Raspberry Margaritas…here’s a little Instavideo of me shooting these beauties.

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DIY Football Pennant Banner & RITZ Caprese

January 27, 2015
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I’m so thrilled that many of you have entered into my #HomeBowlHeroContest. Game day is almost here & these ideas will help to make your party extra fabulous!! You still have some time enter this fun contest… How cute is this DIY Football Pennant Banner?! And this RITZ Caprese is a quick & delicious game day appetizer & all […]

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Valentine’s Chocolate Covered Pretzel Chips

January 26, 2015
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Looking for a super fun & creative kitchen project to do with your kiddos? These Valentine’s chocolate treats are just the answer! I not sure how, but the stars aligned the other morning. My son woke up super early on a school day (5:45am) & saw me prepping this recipe. He begged to work with […]

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RITZ Nachos & Coca-Cola Ice Cream Floats for Game Day!

January 20, 2015
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Have you been enjoying all that Sunday football? I sure have. This weekend I was with 25 of my besties in Vail, CO watching all the action. It was a blast. What would have made it even better? These recipes I created for the RITZ / Coca-Cola Home Bowl campaign! I had so much fun concepting these […]

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