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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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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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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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Aperol Spritz

May 29, 2015
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This cocktail is bubbly & super refreshing, perfect for lazy days by the pool and summer brunches! Happy Friday everyone! With the warmer weather here it’s time for one of my all time favorite cocktails…The Aperol Spritz!

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Lemon Basil Martini

April 9, 2015
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Looking for a refreshing cocktail to add to your happy hour recipe collection? This martini is the perfect addition! This is a very grown up lemonade. Fresh lemon & basil combine beautifully with Grey Goose Le Citron (I love infused vodka) & St-Germain. I know there are loads of St-Germain fans out there…you always get […]

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Sparkling Sea Breeze Cocktail

September 5, 2014
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Hi friends & happy Friday! I’ve got some great news & an exciting new weekend cocktail here…. What’s the great news?! This season I’ll be working with Carnival Cruise Lines & this Sparkling Sea Breeze Cocktail recipe is the perfect way to get me in the mood to set sail and chill~lax!

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Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour | Keystone, CO

August 31, 2014
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Just when I thought my bacon obsession was in control I received a gracious invitation to the Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour in Keystone, CO. Within one second I responded….YES! All sorts of bacon creations were well represented…

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Peruvian Avocado Lemonade Smoothie

August 10, 2014
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Happy Monday….Oh la la! Do I have a super duper healthy smoothie for you! How was your weekend? Do you need to make up for some, ahem, culinary & cocktail indulgences? Well then this Peruvian Avocado Lemonade Smoothie is all you need to feel like a million bucks. Or something like that….

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Blueberry Carrot Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

July 31, 2014
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Sometimes there are random ingredients in the house. Ones I’ve never thought to put together in one recipe. Carrot? Blueberry? Sure ~ why not right? In these Blueberry Carrot Frozen Yogurt Popsicles I use frozen blueberries, carrot juice, thick Greek yogurt.

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Sizzlin’ Summer Fun with Capri Sun!

July 30, 2014
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How is your summer going? Ours is go, go, go! All year long we are super active here in Telluride, Colorado. What changes in the summer when the snow is not dumping down? Oh lots! We hike, mountain bike, fish, play in the park, swim, go on Jeep tours… and more! Where are you gonna […]

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Summer Pasta Salad with Avocados From Peru

July 21, 2014
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Happy Monday! We are so in love with this Summer Pasta Salad with Avocados From Peru & have been feasting on it often. This salad is filled with flavor & great for ya ingredients. Pack it in your lunchbox, serve at campouts, BBQ’s & picnics!

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Summer Dogs

July 16, 2014
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Happy hump day! Hope you are all having a great week. It’s time to think about weekend grill parties. These hot dogs are super summery & delish with a corn salad topping & avocado. One bite & you will be hooked! Jump on over to Better Homes & Gardens for my Summer Dogs Delish Dish post […]

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Coconut Raspberry Popsicles

July 13, 2014
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Ahhhh the steamy days of summer. Looking for a cool, creamy & berrylicious treat? Then these Coconut Raspberry Popsicles are most likely calling you name…

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Baked French Toast with Berries & Vanilla Syrup

June 13, 2014
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Sometimes packages land at my doorstep & I get all giddy, footloose & fanciful….I could not contain my excitement when I tore into my copy of Sweet Paul’s new book Eat & Make: Charming Recipes + Kitchen Crafts You Will Love. Do you know Sweet Paul yet? I bet most of you do. If you do not please […]

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Green Tea Gimlet Cocktail

June 6, 2014
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Happy Friday everyone! What do you have planned for the weekend? I’m so excited ~ we have the Telluride Balloon Fest going on here! Its a true treat of color, festivities and smiles. To celebrate bluebird days & hot air balloons (to celebrate anything) I have this Green Tea Gimlet Cocktail recipe from the wonderful […]

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