Fabulous Side Dishes (Giveaway)

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Whether you’re cooking a dinner for two, cooking for the family, or hosting a dinner get together, you’ll need some good side dishes. While it’s true that the main dish is usually the hero of any meal, side dishes are still important! You certainly don’t want to serve canned corn to guests! With these recipes, ...

Grilled Zucchini Recipe #EasyCookingwithPAM

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With summer in full swing, our garden harvest is here, and with it, approximately 400 zucchini and squash.  Since it's hot and humid this week, I'll do just about anything to avoid time in the kitchen for cooking, and use the grill instead.  (That way, in between flipping foods, I can take a quick dip ...

3 Ingredient Vegan Ice Cream Recipe #SilkAlmondBlends

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I love chocolate. I also love ice cream. What I don't love is the high caloric count and high fat content of regular ice creams. There's rarely nutritional value in ice cream, and if I'm going to indulge in a treat, I'd rather go for something that's at least a little bit healthy for me. ...

Glazed Pumpkin Bread Recipe #PumpkinCan

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This post brought to you by LIBBY’S Pumpkin. All opinions are 100% mine. We are right back in the swing of activities now that summer is here.  Swim team, swim lessons and tennis lessons are daily for each of my 3 kids for the next 6 weeks.  We are on the GO and not always ...

Fresh Balsamic Strawberry Topping

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It is strawberry picking season in Connecticut.  My son and I went yesterday and picked about 10 pounds of fresh strawberries.  There is nothing like the taste of fresh picked strawberries.  But, as usual, our enthusiasm for picking turned in to a need to use the strawberries before they go bad.  Luckily, I was sent ...

Chickpea Recipe: Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

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My oldest is a vegetarian now, and we're always looking for more ways to get protein in her diet.  We decided to give some roasted chickpeas a try, since they are high in protein (and fiber, bonus!) and hoped that they'd make a filling snack for her belly.  We're very pleased with the result and ...

10 Easy Weeknight Meals

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Sometimes it’s easy for the day to race by, whether it’s because you’ve had a hectic day at the office, the kid’s busy schedules or you’re just taking time for yourself. Dinners aren’t always planned and at the end of the day, it can be hard to gain motivation to cook at all, let alone a ...

Pumpkin Recipe: Pumpkin Butter and Pancakes #PumpkinCan

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This post brought to you by LIBBY’S Pumpkin. All opinions are 100% mine. I have another pumpkin recipe to share with you. I just love the flavor it adds to recipes and also, the added benefits to our bodies.  I had some leftover from a batch of Pumpkin S'mores Bars and had frozen the extra, ...

Healthy on the go snack idea #RealTastesGood

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I want my kids to be healthy, productive, and successful. I’m fairly certain every decent mother wants the same. I find, however, that the “healthy” part is much easier said than done. The day and age that we live in is all about go, go, go, and my family is no different. Always on the ...

{Red, White &} Blue Velvet Cupcakes Recipe #MyDawnSummer

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This weekend was so super busy for us.  In the midst of 4 soccer games, a baseball game and a dance recital, we had one kid at a slumber party and Father's Day to celebrate, plus Flag Day and Softball and Baseball night at the New Britain Rock Cats. It's summer! Summer's pretty hectic for ...