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Balsamic Roasted Strawberries

June 25, 2016
Balsamic Roasted Strawberries

Did you really think that I would let strawberry season go by without another recipe? My favorite strawberry recipe at that?! No way. You can read all about my strawberry obsession over on this post. Strawberry season is in full…

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Zesty Grilled Chicken Kabobs

June 17, 2016
Zesty Grilled Chicken Kabobs

Summer. It’s here, finally! Sunshine and heat and pool days. I am spending as much time outside as possible (with a whole lotta sunscreen). Grilling, however, is one activity that has never been limited to a certain time of year…

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Quinoa and Feta Stuffed Peppers

June 10, 2016
Quinoa and Feta Stuffed Peppers

This recipe features a whole lotta deliciousness stuffed into one bite. You’ve got quinoa, zucchini, onions, garlic, feta, and ground turkey, booyah. Stuffed peppers is a recipe that I pull out of my pocket when I have some guests to…

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Pancakes with Strawberry Syrup

June 3, 2016
Pancakes with Strawberry Syrup

Honestly, I made pancakes so that I would have one more way to eat strawberries. Strawberry season is in full swing in DC, whereas in Wisconsin I would have to wait until June for my favorite food. Growing up, the…

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Amazing Carrot Cake

May 27, 2016
Amazing Carrot Cake

Never have I ever….made a cake from scratch. Until now. It’s my birthday, which means time to celebrate! I actually got this carrot cake recipe from a restaurant. Around last Thanksgiving, my family went out to dinner at Treadwell, which…

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Healthy Summer Potluck Recipes

May 25, 2016
Healthy Summer Potluck Recipes

Let’s lay out the basics for a good potluck dish: it can be served at room temperature, it has to travel well, and the recipe shouldn’t be too complicated. I have been to many a potluck in my (almost) 28…

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The Week’s End

May 20, 2016
The Week’s End

What are you up to this weekend? Tonight I get to go a concert at the 9:30 Club, which may just be my favorite concert venue in DC (and it’s very similar to First Avenue in Minneapolis!). We’re seeing White…

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Summer Potato Salad with Dijon

May 19, 2016
Summer Potato Salad with Dijon

Who knew that potato salad could actually look pretty? You, too, can make something that looks this good. No summer cookout, picnic, or barbecue is complete without a bowl of potato salad to pass around. Am I right? This version…

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May Things

May 18, 2016
May Things

DC dwellers have experienced a pretty gloomy May so far with rain almost every day. So I thought this would be a great time to lighten things up and share some of my favorites: recipes, books, shows, blogs. Let’s chat!…

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The Week’s End

May 13, 2016
The Week’s End

Hello to the weekend! Tonight I’ll be heading out to the mountains of Shenandoah National Park (about 1 1/2 hours from DC) for some camping and some much needed time out of the city. We miraculously got 8 people to…

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