Parmesan Basil Quinoa Salad

Parmesan Basil Quinoa Salad Recipe / This Mama Loves

Parmesan Basil Quinoa Salad Using quinoa in a cold salad for summer time is a great way to mix it up from the expected pasta salads you always see and still have something similar that is really tasty and the people will love. You can make almost any of your favorite pasta salads into a quinoa ...

Delicious Dishes Recipes Link Party #24

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Welcome back to the Delicious Dishes Recipe Link Party!   School is O U T for the summer! While we're still adjusting to the bliss of no crazy schedule and activities all day every day, we're loving the relaxed feeling of summer and ready for a lot of fun and some yummy food.  With Fourth of July just ...

Patriotic Pudding Pops

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Patriotic Pudding Pops I saw patriotic red, white and blue M&Ms at Target a few weeks ago. I saw other things, but these got me giddy. (The red, white and blue Skittles were also a fun find!). I *am* seeing these available on Amazon and other online retailers but the price is significantly higher than what ...

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe- This Mama Loves

Blueberry Coffee Cake This blueberry coffee cakee is delightful and delicious.  You can substitute other berries if you want but we always go back to the blueberries.  We use ones we pick in our yard!! This is a great dish for potlucks or brunches, too.  Can be made ahead but there's something over the top wonderful ...

Double Chocolate Mocha Brownies

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This double chocolate mocha brownies recipe is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Folgers. All opinions are 100% mine. I truly believe there is no such thing as too much coffee and you will not convince me otherwise.  If I am not sipping it hot in the morning, then it goes into my ...

Shopkins Party Idea: Shopkins Popsicles

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Shopkins Popsicles Recipe: Shopkins Party Idea If you have a little girl (and maybe boy), chances are that you have either heard of Shopkins or have approximately eleventy billion little Shopkins figures around your house...your car, your bags, your kitchen, bedrooms, living rooms and backpacks.  They seem to multiply.  Regardless of how many you have in ...

Raspberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

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Salad is a wonderful meal on its own or served alongside a lean meat when you are looking for a healthier, light alternative. But what happens when you put a rich and creamy or sugar-laden dressing all over the top? It cancels out the healthful benefits, right? This Raspberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette is low in ...

Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

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Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bars I am always, always up for new breakfast ideas. Especially for school mornings. With the end of the year, we have a lot of later-than-usual evenings and just a whole lot going on. Late nights make for hectic mornings, and finding ways to simplify mornings ahead of time is what I look ...

Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe

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Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe My son cannot have dairy products. This was only discovered and diagnosed as some big long fancy name that basically means his body doesn't make the enzymes (or makes miniscule amounts of it) to digest lactose. If he has it, he's in a whole lot of severe pain and miserable for days. ...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bars

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One of the decisions that has to be made when my family wants to bake something is usually ... do we make chocolate chip cookies or some brownies? It's a tough one. Don't even bring nuts into the mix. That's just too hard to decide. Too much love or hate for the nuts in the ...