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Crispy Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Sometimes you just want crispy, fluffy, garlicky, parmesan-y potatoes. Anyone else ever get a craving like that?

Oat Berry Acai Smoothie

And somehow we’ve made it to the last week of April already. If you’re scratching your head about how quickly time flies by, then you’re in luck! I am too. 

Friday Finds

I took a few weeks of from Friday finds, but now we’re back! Warm weather and sunny Saturday makes me feel alive! We’re heading to a 70s/80s costume party tomorrow and I know everyone is going all out with their outfits. I also have some (lofty?) goals to photograph a bunch of recipes while I haveRead more

Jalapeño Grapefruit Margarita

I’ve been dreaming up this margarita for so long. We’re talking months! At least since the holiday season. I’ve been holding out on you for a while. 
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Appetizers

Loaded BBQ Pulled Pork Fries

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with Curly’s BBQ. Throughout 2017, I’ll be sharing delicious recipes featuring their products. As always, all opinions expressed are 100% my own. French fries: the way to win any spud-loving person over! And if you’re not a potato lover, then we need to have a serious heart-to-heart.

Cheesy Chicken Black Bean Dip

Let the games begin! And by games, I’m talking about the main event. The show stopper. The stuff everyone will be talking about for days and days.

Pancetta and Smoked Mozzarella Arancini

I LOVE arancini. Truly, madly, deeply. Love. 

Pomegranate and Pistachio Goat Cheese Ball

Christmas cheese goals! This cheeseball right here, it’s what those goals are made of. 
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Breakfast

Oat Berry Acai Smoothie

And somehow we’ve made it to the last week of April already. If you’re scratching your head about how quickly time flies by, then you’re in luck! I am too. 

Overnight Lemon Blueberry French Toast

Easter is almost here! Which means we’re serving up brunch recipes on the blog this week.

Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet

New favorite breakfast alert! I want every day this week to start this way. Can we make that happen?

My Go-To Green Smoothie

Hey, hey, it’s March! Bring on all the spring things.
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Cookies

Hot Chocolate Cookies

Merry, merry, merry Christmas! I saved my most favorite cookies for last. 

Cake Batter Chocolate Chip Cookies

More cookies! ::Covers eyes and hides…:: Don’t look at me. 

Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

I told you I wasn’t done. Not even close. So you better be ready for Christmas cookies round two! 

Dark Chocolate Gingerbread Thumbprints

Hi, my name is Michelle, and I am in currently in crazy cookie mode. ::whispers:: it’s a problem. I have so many recipes I want to share! 
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Desserts

Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

I told you I wasn’t done. Not even close. So you better be ready for Christmas cookies round two! 

Pecan & Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Glaze

I’m having an Oprah moment with this recipe. This bread! I love it.

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Chocolate + PB > everything else. Is there a better combination? 
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Dinner

Sesame Salmon with Cucumber Noodles & Mango Pineapple Avocado Salsa

Alert, alert! New favorite dinner. I really mean it this time!

Coconut Lemon Chicken

Hi friends! Whatcha eating for dinner this week? Let’s add this coconut lemon chicken to the menu!

Feta and Sun-Dried Tomato Turkey Meatloaf

Happy Monday, happy first day of spring!  Let’s celebrate this joyous day with a fan-favorite throwback.

Broccoli Kale White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Cheesy Mondays! Balanced out with some kale and broccoli, because that’s what veggies do!
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Drinks

Oat Berry Acai Smoothie

And somehow we’ve made it to the last week of April already. If you’re scratching your head about how quickly time flies by, then you’re in luck! I am too. 

Jalapeño Grapefruit Margarita

I’ve been dreaming up this margarita for so long. We’re talking months! At least since the holiday season. I’ve been holding out on you for a while. 

My Go-To Green Smoothie

Hey, hey, it’s March! Bring on all the spring things.

Lavender Grapefruit Moscow Mule

Cheers to 2016! A year…
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Holidays

Hot Chocolate Cookies

Merry, merry, merry Christmas! I saved my most favorite cookies for last. 

Cake Batter Chocolate Chip Cookies

More cookies! ::Covers eyes and hides…:: Don’t look at me. 

Pomegranate and Pistachio Goat Cheese Ball

Christmas cheese goals! This cheeseball right here, it’s what those goals are made of. 

Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

I told you I wasn’t done. Not even close. So you better be ready for Christmas cookies round two! 
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Lunches

Greek Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Cucumber Dill Yogurt Dressing

Starting fresh this Monday! Even though I stayed up past my bedtime to watch the Grammy’s last night, I’m starting fresh and pretending I’m not a little sleepy this morning.

Easy Winter Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

A super simple, satisfying, citrusy salad for this January Monday!

Lentil Bowl with Roasted Carrots, Pomegranate, and Pistachios

And boom, it’s 2017. Out with the cookies and booze, in with all the healthy stuff.

Autumn Harvest Bowl

Let’s eat the autumn rainbow! Brussels, pomegranate, squash, pecans – it’s about as cliché as a fall bowl gets – so as long as you’re ok with it, I’m ok with it.
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Pasta

Asparagus, Broccoli, & Pea Pasta with Lemon Vinaigrette

Now that spring is here, let’s freshen things up! Fresh blooms, fresh wardrobe, fresh tunes, fresh produce.

Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Garlic Shrimp

I know what you’re thinking… Pesto? Zucchini noodles? Cherry Tomatoes? Is it August or March? 

Broccoli Kale White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Cheesy Mondays! Balanced out with some kale and broccoli, because that’s what veggies do!

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Noodle Bowl

We meet again, Tuesday. We meet again. ^Originally had Monday written, but I had zero energy Sunday evening and yesterday morning to publish this post, so Tuesday it is.
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Pizza

Spring Pizza with Sun-Dried Tomato, Prosciutto, Asparagus & Pea Pesto

Pizza Thursday! This ‘za gives us all the spring feels. 

Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Pizza

When I’m not eating all the cookies or drinking cocktails, I need real food. Pizza, obviously, is considered real food the week of Christmas.

Fig, Bacon, Arugula & Ricotta Pizza

Today seems like a good day for pizza!

Naan Breakfast Pizza

My heart skips a few beats on this one. But anytime I throw an egg on top of my food, my heart is going to go a little crazy.
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Poultry

Coconut Lemon Chicken

Hi friends! Whatcha eating for dinner this week? Let’s add this coconut lemon chicken to the menu!

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Guys, there was a moment when I forgot caesar salad existed. I know, how is that possible right? Allow me to explain.

Greek Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Cucumber Dill Yogurt Dressing

Starting fresh this Monday! Even though I stayed up past my bedtime to watch the Grammy’s last night, I’m starting fresh and pretending I’m not a little sleepy this morning.

Grilled Asian Chicken Wings with Shishito Peppers

Ready or not, football season is here! I won’t be cliché and talk about how quickly time has flown by (but seriously, hasn’t it?!) – and instead, I’ll celebrate the beauty of all the reasons why football season rocks! 
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Salads

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Guys, there was a moment when I forgot caesar salad existed. I know, how is that possible right? Allow me to explain.

Easy Winter Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

A super simple, satisfying, citrusy salad for this January Monday!

Spicy Cashew Kale Salad

I’m unintentionally sharing a salad recipe on the one day of the year when eating all the candy is completely encouraged. 

Greek Chicken Salad with Creamy Dill & Feta Dressing

I live for big salads like this one. Load on the toppings because we’re eating this for lunch and dinner today! Also, probably lunch tomorrow. And if we have anything left, I’ll go 4/4 and eat it for dinner as well.
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Sandwiches

Sweet Potato Quinoa Burgers

Hey, hi! How was the weekend? Did everyone have a good one? I hope so! A well-deserved spring weekend for all.

Apple Cheddar Turkey Sandwich with Brussels Sprouts

Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich! Oh how I look forward to you almost as much as the real meal every year.

Pulled Pork Sliders with Brussels Sprouts & Apple Slaw

Helloooo slow cooker season! You are officially here.

Pesto Caprese Grilled Cheese

All the cheeeeeese please. Add some pesto too! 
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Seafood

Sesame Salmon with Cucumber Noodles & Mango Pineapple Avocado Salsa

Alert, alert! New favorite dinner. I really mean it this time!

Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Garlic Shrimp

I know what you’re thinking… Pesto? Zucchini noodles? Cherry Tomatoes? Is it August or March? 

Spicy Tomato Shrimp Pasta with Garlic Breadcrumbs

And just like that, it’s the first full week of December. It’s crazy to think we’re already here – in the final month of 2016. If I went back and looked at old posts, I probably said something similar at least once a month – but time, it really freaking flies, doesn’t it?

Spiced Salmon with Avocado Mango Salsa

Meals like this are one of the reasons why I never want summer to end.
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Side Dishes

Crispy Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Sometimes you just want crispy, fluffy, garlicky, parmesan-y potatoes. Anyone else ever get a craving like that?

Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Browned Butter Mashed Potatoes

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching! Very, very quickly approaching. And each day I get more into the holiday spirit! 

Autumn Harvest Bowl

Let’s eat the autumn rainbow! Brussels, pomegranate, squash, pecans – it’s about as cliché as a fall bowl gets – so as long as you’re ok with it, I’m ok with it.

Orzo Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

I may not have the space yet for a big beautiful backyard garden, but I do know how to grow a crazy amount of basil on the porch of my apartment. We’re talking heaps and heaps of basil.
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Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Noodle Bowl

We meet again, Tuesday. We meet again. ^Originally had Monday written, but I had zero energy Sunday evening and yesterday morning to publish this post, so Tuesday it is.

Pulled Pork Sliders with Brussels Sprouts & Apple Slaw

Helloooo slow cooker season! You are officially here.

Slow Cooker Short Rib Tacos

I really wanted to start this post off with a comment about the beautiful weather we all had over the weekend, but then I realized something… I talk about the weather a lot on the blog (and in general).

Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos

It’s all about the Super Bowl this week! And we can’t plan our menu for the big game without talking about a big plate of cheesy nachos. 
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Snacks

Spinach Artichoke Hummus

Hummus may very well be my favorite thing to snack on. Is it my love for chickpeas? The tahini? The crazy variety of flavors one can come up with?

Overnight Blood Orange Chia Pudding

What was your favorite snack growing up? Were you an after-school Little Debbie’s kid? Cereal? A stack or Oreos or Rainbow Chips Deluxe Cookies?

Breakfast Toast (3 Ways!)

Let’s talk toast! Because why choose one when you can have it three different ways!

Roasted Red Pepper White Bean Hummus

What should we eat when it’s 86 degrees out but it’s almost the end of October? Seriously, looking for pointers on this one. 
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Soups

Quinoa Chili with Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread

I’m strongly considering this to be one of the best comfort meals I’ve made in a long time. Well, at least since the last comfort meal I made.

Roasted Butternut Squash Apple Ginger Soup

Raise your hand if you’ve got Thanksgiving food on the brain already! It’s ok, I do too. One day of rotting my teeth with candy was enough – I’m ready for pecan pies, mashed potatoes, leftover turkey and everything else you put on the table.

Roasted Corn and Potato Soup

Hey, hi! It’s already Monday?!

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

Soup! It’s what’s for dinner. And lunch. Today, and every other day this week. Because let’s face it, it’s probably a bit chilly wherever you’re at, and there really isn’t any better way to warm your bones than a big bowl of a very classic french onion soup.
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Summer

Poached Egg, Heirloom Tomato, and Burrata Toast with Basil Vinaigrette

I’m not letting go of summer until I officially have to say goodbye. Which means, beautiful heirloom tomatoes and fresh basil from now until… well, technically next week! But really, it ain’t over until I say it’s over.

Pesto Bucatini with Roasted Tomatoes and Zucchini

I’m in desperate need of a foot massage, a million cups of tea with honey, and lots of coffee. Lots and lots of coffee.

Peanut Butter Nutella No Churn Ice Cream

I officially declare this nutella no churn ice cream the BEST thing that will happen to us all summer.

Spiced Salmon with Avocado Mango Salsa

Meals like this are one of the reasons why I never want summer to end.
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Tacos

Cheesy Chicken Black Bean Dip

Let the games begin! And by games, I’m talking about the main event. The show stopper. The stuff everyone will be talking about for days and days.

Beer-Battered Chicken Tacos with Roasted Poblano Sauce

Hello Thursday! What a crazy, wacky, week it’s been. Two “snow” days earlier this week, and tomorrow is going to be 71 degrees. Tell me how that works!  

Taco Stuffed Peppers

Tacos and stuffed peppers go together like…
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Vegetarian

Sweet Potato Quinoa Burgers

Hey, hi! How was the weekend? Did everyone have a good one? I hope so! A well-deserved spring weekend for all.

Asparagus, Broccoli, & Pea Pasta with Lemon Vinaigrette

Now that spring is here, let’s freshen things up! Fresh blooms, fresh wardrobe, fresh tunes, fresh produce.

Spinach Artichoke Hummus

Hummus may very well be my favorite thing to snack on. Is it my love for chickpeas? The tahini? The crazy variety of flavors one can come up with?

Lentil Bowl with Roasted Carrots, Pomegranate, and Pistachios

And boom, it’s 2017. Out with the cookies and booze, in with all the healthy stuff.
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