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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites

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We all need a little sweet treat every once in a while, right? This recipe is a great one that can be made in less than 30 minutes. Bonus: It tastes delicious and feeds a crowd.

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Muffuletta Salad

Muffuletta Salad #festfoods

A muffuletta sandwich is one of my all-time favorites. Why? Because it has oodles of olives, which is the signature flavor of this classic New Orleans sandwich. I thought it would be fun to deconstruct the sandwich and make it in to a fun salad {or dip} that is served with French bread. What …

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Chicken Sausage and Gnocchi Skillet with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

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Some days I am just too busy to make a meal that takes more than a few minutes. Luckily, I found an amazing skillet recipe that takes less than 15 minutes to prepare, and provides huge flavor. This one-dish meal is high fiber, whole wheat gnocchi, protein-packed chicken sausage and loads of fresh tomatoes. So when …

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Cheesy Potatoes

Cheesy Potatoes #festfoods

Are you planning Christmas dinner yet? Since the holiday season is so busy with Christmas shopping, decorating the tree and enjoying time with friends and family. I like to set my menu ahead of time to avoid any added scrambling. My must-haves for dinner include baked ham, green bean casserole, fruit salad and a …

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Coconut Cashew Pudding

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It’s hard to believe, but in just a few weeks, the new school year will be in full swing. Before we get into the hustle and bustle of back to school, how about we take time to indulge in one last decadent dessert? This recipe uses some unique ingredients like coconut butter and cashew milk, …

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Skillet Lemon Chicken with Rice

Skillet Lemon Chicken with Rice #festfoods

When I think of my ideal skillet meal, this is it. I’m thrilled to share this recipe with you because it is truly one of my all-time favorite dinner creations. I don’t know if it’s the garlic, oregano and lemon-flavored chicken that give this dish a Greek flair, or if it’s …

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Ahi Tuna Burgers with Sriracha Aioli

Ahi Tuna Burgers with Sriracha Aioli #festfoods

 

You can tell a lot about a person by their burger choice. In fact, that’s the best part of building burgers – the personalization. Everything can be customized from the meat, to the seasonings, to the bun, to the condiments; each burger is unique with its own flair. That’s …

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Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread #festfoods

The only thing that can make chocolate even better is having the word “double” in front of it. And, let me tell you, this recipe is double chocolate heaven. Plus, it’s zucchini bread. Veggies, chocolate, dessert, oh my!

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Vanilla Bean Yogurt Cheesecake

Vanilla Bean Yogurt Cheesecake #festfoods

Have you ever made your own cheesecake? This cheesecake recipe is my absolute favorite, because it is made with vanilla Greek yogurt, which I absolutely love. I simply cannot resist!

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Mediterranean Barley Salad

Mediterranean Barley Salad #festfoods

What is it about Mediterranean flavors that make them especially appealing in the summer months? Whatever it is, this salad has it all. Briny olives and artichoke hearts, tangy pepperoncini rings, fresh herbs and cheese are tossed with whole grain barley, olive oil, and red wine vinegar. It’s flavorful. …

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