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Twice Baked Yams with Oat Streusel Topping

It's time to broaden our horizons and try out some new Thanksgiving recipes!  I love cooking Thanksgiving dinners for a few reasons.  I really would love to one day be the "mom that makes the best Thanksgiving dinner EVER." …
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Caprese Grilled Cheese

 There is one thing that a great grilled cheese relies on. DELICIOUS BREAD.  This crusty sourdough was perfect for the taste I wanted out of this sandwich.  Caprese salad is amazing.  Bread is ridiculous.  Lets put…
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Peanut Butter, Jelly & Bacon Sliders

Facts are pretty safe to live by. Fact: It is Monday and Mondays are hard. Fact:  Bacon is delicious. Fact: Eating Bacon on a Monday will make it so much better. So this happened.  This is what happens when you have 3 pieces of…
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Pretzel Rolls

 How great are carbs? I am I right?  Pretzels are my go-to carb.  I have convinced myself they are way healthier than normal bread.  I am aware this is untrue but I will believe what I want!  Anywho... these pretzel…
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Cilantro Lime Dressing

Hello friends! Wow it has been too long since I have posted.  The last few weeks having been hectic and exciting but I am depriving you of delicious eats and I apologize!  This salad dressing is wonderful.  Some day soon I will…
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Blueberry Bran Muffins

 Some of the most wonderful things in the world start with the letter B.  You have the Beach.  Beer.  Blueberries. Bran!  Although I'm sure beer muffins would have been amazing,  I thought blueberry and bran were…
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Greek Lettuce Wrapped Turkey Sliders

Summer is in serious full effect. Like we should probably stop eating carbs... at least for today?  Laguna Beach has opened the flood gates of tourists and summer break children and it is getting cray.  Restaurants are packed and…
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Summer Salad w/ Lemon Vinaigrette

Oh summer. You are so close and you feel like you are already here!  June gloom really got me down last week but I think we are turning a corner this week.  It is amazing how sun can improve your mood.  It makes me want to work…
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Olive Oil Tortillas

So I finally did it.  Tortillas are one of those things that taste so much better when they are fresh.  I know I love when restaurants make them fresh but it was always one of those things I thought was best to leave to the experts.…
These Turkey Fajitas Sloppy Joe Style are so easy and so tasty but have a much lower fat content than traditional sloppy joes!
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Sloppy Turkey Fajitas

I love how recipes are created, especially these turkey fajitas.  Matt and I attempted to make skinnier sloppy joes (with the mix) last week by using turkey.  It didn't work very well because of the lack of fat in the turkey.  We love making…
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Roasted Root Vegetables with Dijon Vinaigrette

I love the farmers market.  I try to go every Saturday morning even if I don't think I need anything.  The one in Laguna Beach is just about a half mile walk and I always meet the nicest people. Once I had some inspiration I walked…
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Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette

 Over the years I have heard from multiple people that making your own salad dressing is the way to go when dieting.  I like doing it because I know exactly what is in it and I can make it taste just how I want!  I drempt of…