June 2015

21 posts

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Grilled Carrots and Zucchini! If this doesn’t scream summer I don’t know what does. The Cheese and I had this tonight with Mediterranean Marinated Chicken. While I love roasting veggies, grilled carrots and zucchini develop this charred, robust flavor on the grill. The Cheese was saying that they almost have a meaty element to them. Anyways, …
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I absolutely love this recipe! It is so healthy and delicious and perfect for a quick weeknight meal. I actually also love making this for dinner parties because you are not slaving away in the kitchen, and it makes for a very special presentation. This recipe is adapted from a Barefoot Contessa recipe. Ina Garten, the …
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This is one of my go-to week night meals. It is a favorite around the house, and just happens to be one of the easiest crock pot meals you can make. I’m going to just get right to it. There is no need to further explain this amazingnessessesses. Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 2 cans of …
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Oh my worddddddddd!!!!!!! Y’all. Y’allllllll! This chicken is SO delicious! It is insanely juicy and has such great flavor. Please stop what you are doing right now and make this. Plllleeeaaasseee! The chicken only needs to marinate for a few hours. But, I always begin marinating it the night before so that the chicken is …
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I am still working my way through a GIANT bag of blueberries that my amazing mother-in-law picked and gave to The Cheese and I. Tonight, in honor of summer time and July 4th, which is right around the corner, I decided to make a blueberry pie. This recipe is SUPER quick and easy and is …
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There is nothing better than grilling during summer time, and one of my absolute favorite things is a deliciously seared, juicy steak on the grill. I do not eat a lot of red meat, but on a sultry Sunday evening in the peak of summer, the sensational aromas of smoke and grilled meats are too intoxicating to …
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Cherry tomatoes and corn are two of my favorite things to grill in the summer. Both veggies are at their peak and grilling them truly brings out the maximum flavor you can get from these two. Scroll down for deliciousness… Corn:  Ingredients: Corn (1 per person) Directions: Soak your corn in the husks for at …
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I was totally inspired to make pesto this week after one of my favorite people in the universe, Christy, aka “The Chicken Whisperer”, gave me some superb basil from her garden. She also handed over a few sprigs of rosemary which The Cheese decided to use on the perfect steak that went with this pesto …
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It’s summa summa summa time! Anddddd… summer time means grillin’ time! For this weeks meal plan I have two really delish grilling dinners, a super quick and delicious crock pot meal, and a really fast and healthy fish dish to finish the week off before the party begins for July 4th!! Woop woop!! Meal Plan: …
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KITCHEN CABINET PAINTING!!! So, so exciting people. Just kidding. No, but seriously, this version of cabinet paining IS actually exciting thanks to my girl, Annie Sloan. My hero, and the inventor of the famous Annie Sloan Chalk paint. This paint is a miracle worker, and allows you to paint your kitchen cabinets without having to remove …
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