Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites-001

It’s time for Friday Favorites, and I’ve got some great recipes and blogs to share with you this week. I know some of you will be glad to see some healthier options this time around, although of course I couldn’t completely exclude desserts. Enjoy!...

Roasted Strawberry Muffins

Roasted Strawberry Muffins

I’m sharing these roasted strawberry muffins with you in anticipation of strawberry season. There are just a few short weeks until it’s time to go strawberry picking, but in the meantime I had to try something new with all of the strawberries on sale...

Crunchy Granola

Crunchy Granola

Yogurt with homemade granola is one of my favorite breakfasts in the morning. I’ve tried all sorts of granola recipes over the course of this blog, but this is the recipe I keep coming back to. My mom discovered this recipe for crunchy granola...

Fresh Strawberry Spinach Salad

Fresh Strawberry Spinach Salad

I made this fresh strawberry spinach salad for our Memorial Day picnic yesterday and I’m pretty sure it’s going to be my go-to salad recipe for the rest of Summer. I love the combination of spinach, strawberries and toasted pecans, but I think the...

40 Recipes for Memorial Day

40 Recipes for Memorial Day

*Updated and expanded from a previous Memorial Day post Desserts 1. Mini Fruit Pizzas 2. Strawberry Summer Cake 3. Strawberry Pretzel Dessert 4. Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownies 5. Red Velvet Brownies 6. Marble Blondies 7. Snickerdoodle Bars 8. Lemon Cream Pie 9. Chewy Peanut Butter Brownies 10. Lemon Puppy Chow 11. Black Bottom Banana Cream Pie...

Brown Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

OK, let me just start out by saying these cookies are amazing! You really can’t go wrong with brown butter, oatmeal and chocolate chips.  I have made 3 batches of these so far, and every time I just can’t get over how good they...

Baked Onion Rings with Chipotle Ranch Dressing

Baked Onion Rings with Chipotle Ranch Dressing

As soon as I saw these baked onion rings in a recent edition of Real Simple, I knew I had to make them. I love onion rings, and the chipotle ranch dressing sounded pretty amazing too. Well, I’m happy to say these did not...

Coffee Ice Cream

Coffee Ice Cream

Coffee Ice Cream has become a recent addiction of mine. Actually, coffee in general has become an addiction. I can’t believe it took me this long to try to make a homemade version of this ice cream, but I’m pretty sure it’s going to...

Baked Apple Chips

Baked Apple Chips

These baked apple chips make a perfect healthy snack. They’re incredibly simple to make and they taste great.  All you do is slice an apple really thin, and then bake the slices at a really low temperature until they turn nice and crispy. The...

Chili-Lime Snap Peas

Chili-Lime Snap Peas

It’s not often that I find a recipe that I love as much as these chili-lime snap peas. I wish I had been keeping track of how many pounds of snap peas we’ve gone though in the past few weeks because I can’t seem...