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Caribbean Shrimp Quinoa Salad

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In a week and a half, Matt and I will be hitting the high seas for our cruise with Carnival! The cruise takes us to the Eastern Caribbean – the Bahamas, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, and Grand Turk. I am so excited. So excited, in fact, that I decided to get into the spirit early with this yummy Caribbean Shrimp Quinoa Salad recipe. I whipped this Continue Reading …

Maple Gingerbread Pots de Crème Recipe

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Thank you to my friends at Celestial Seasonings for sponsoring this post and the tasty Maple Gingerbread Pots de Crème recipe within it! You know what just screams the holidays to me? Gingerbread. It’s one of my favorite seasonal flavors, and I enjoy it this time of year in everything from drinks to baked goods. I recently Continue Reading …

Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

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Hello, my friends! I’m partnering with the Grain Foods Foundation today to bring you this awesome Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette. Let’s put those Thanksgiving leftovers to good use, shall we? If you’re like most people in the U.S. today, you’re working your way through some serious leftover turkey. Continue Reading …

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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I have a treat for you guys today, just in time for Thanksgiving: an easy homemade cranberry sauce recipe! This flavorful and unique cranberry sauce is free of refined sugar and as easy as it gets to make. Sweet, tangy, and bright, it can also be made days in advance to save time. Cranberry sauce is one of those things that can be Continue Reading …

Rigatoni with Slow Cooker Stewed Lamb and Vegetables + GIVEAWAY!

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Thank you to Mountain States Rosen for sponsoring this post and the Rigatoni with Slow Cooker Stewed American Lamb and Vegetables within it. Confession: this was the first time I have ever cooked lamb at home! I order lamb out at restaurants all the time (especially Lebanese restaurants, which I feel have really mastered the art of delicious Continue Reading …

Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad

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Thank you to the California Strawberry Commission for sponsoring this post and the beautiful Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad within it! You guys know I love grain salads, so it only makes sense that one of my new favorites is this Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad. This dish makes a great entrée or side. If you’re having it on its Continue Reading …

Halloween Spiderweb Cookies

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Thank you to Pure Canadian Maple Syrup for sponsoring this post and the delicious Halloween Spiderweb Cookies within it! I hope you guys love Halloween as much as I do, because I have a fun treat for you today! Looking for something cute to make for Halloween that’s fun and festive but not a complete sugar bomb? Look no farther. Continue Reading …

Spiced Baked Apple Chips Recipe

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Need a way to use up that overflowing produce basket from apple picking? Give this easy and healthy Spiced Baked Apple Chips recipe a try. No dehydrator necessary! For this month’s McCormick partnership post, they challenged me to come up with a fun recipe using either apples or pumpkins – two of my absolute fall favorites. Since I Continue Reading …