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Using Your Garden Veggies : Yellow Squash Cheddar Biscuits

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Using Your Garden Veggies: Yellow Squash I’m really excited to be sharing fresh garden veggie recipes all this summer!  Every Friday we will be sharing an easy recipe using fresh garden veggies.  This series will run all summer!  These recipes will be created by me or some of my other friends from around the web. Today, […]

Orzo Pasta Salad

Summer Orzo Pasta Recipe

Orzo Pasta Salad

I am so excited to share with you one of my all time favorite recipes.  This summer orzo pasta recipe just screams summer.  I first had it when we lived in Virginia Beach.  My cousin fixed something like this and it was a recipe I just could not get off my mind.  It’s got a […]

German Cucumber Salad

Using Your Garden Veggies: German Cucumber Salad

German Cucumber Salad

Today I’m so excited to share with you one of my grandma’s staples when it came to nice dinners throughout the year.  This German Cucumber Salad recipe comes from her family.  Her mother, my great-grandma, came to the United States in the early 1900’s from Germany, so I can only hope this is her authentic […]

grilled cookie sundae with hershey

Grilled Cookie Sundae

grilled cookie sundae with hershey

Grilling out is one of our favorite things to do as a family in the summer.  There’s a couple of reasons you’ll find us out on our back deck on most evenings, cooking our dinner.  One, I love that I don’t have to cook.  My husband handles the grilling.  And two, it’s fun to be […]

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Using Your Garden Veggies : Cheesy Broccoli Bake

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Using Your Garden Veggies: Broccoli I’m really excited to be sharing fresh garden veggie recipes all this summer!  Every Friday we will be sharing an easy recipe using fresh garden veggies.  This series will run all summer!  These recipes will be created by me or some of my other friends from around the web. Today, my […]

quick simple pasta salad

Quick & Simple Pasta Salad

quick simple pasta salad

Summer cookouts wouldn’t be the same without a robust, quick & simple pasta salad on your plate. Am I right? Fresh cut veggies and hearty pasta marinated in a yummy dressing. Americans love their pasta salad! I happen to like it as well, especially when I can pump it up with a healthy twist. Instead […]

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Using Your Garden Veggies: Old Fashioned Green Beans

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Using Your Garden Veggies: Green Beans I’m really excited to be sharing fresh garden veggie recipes all this summer!  Every Friday we will be sharing an easy recipe using fresh garden veggies.  This series will run all summer!  These recipes will be created by me or some of my other friends from around the web. Today, […]

Easy Blackberry Squares Recipe

Blackberry Crumble Recipe

Easy Blackberry Squares Recipe

Blackberry Crumble Recipe also know aa Blackberry Squares Ah, the blackberry. I’m somewhat embarrassed to say that when named,  a wireless handheld device came to mind before the dark purple fruit. I seem to have lost my love for blackberries over the years; passing them over in the grocery store in favor of blueberries or […]

Mandarin-Orange-Spinach-Salad

Using Your Garden Veggies: Mandarin Orange Spinach Salad

Mandarin-Orange-Spinach-Salad

Using Your Garden Veggies: Spinach I’m really excited to be sharing fresh garden veggie recipes all this summer!  Every Friday we will be sharing an easy recipe using fresh garden veggies.  This series will run all summer!  These recipes will be created by me or some of my other friends from around the web. My […]

easy breakfast for out of town guests - yogurt bar

Easy Make Ahead Breakfast Idea For Guests – The Yogurt Bar

easy breakfast for out of town guests - yogurt bar

We have lots of guests coming to our home this summer.  Many of them will be spending the night.  Being the ultimate planner that I am, I am already thinking about meals that we’ll be serving.  One of my favorites is breakfast. Most “normal” days my boys and I have a waffle or a piece […]