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Grilled Shrimp and Veggie Kabobs

My tween age children, Grant and Samantha, can be great helpers in the kitchen.  I have to admit that sometimes there is some bribing that goes into it, but in the...

Simple Peach Crisp

Yasss!  Peaches are in season now.  I just want to gobble them up.  My family loves them, too. I have childhood memories of eating whole peaches and just letting the...

Frozen Cherry Popsicles

Cherry season is here.  Yaasssss!  I love cherry-flavored anything.  As much as I love fresh cherries, I use frozen cherries a lot for smoothies, sauces and in these ice pops....

Minty Sweet Pea Hummus

I am always trying to get my kids to eat more veggies.  I adore spring peas (and shhhh, I want them to, also!). Yes, they are starchy and comforting, but they...

Gingerade Cherry Bomb Fizz

If you know me, you know that I am a sparkling – not still water, girl.  I love sparkling beverages like fizzy waters and carbonated, fermented drinks like kombucha. I should own stock...

Ginger Lime Jicama & Edamame Street Tacos

It’s May!  Yay.  Let’s celebrate the foods of the season with tacos.  I love mini tacos a.k.a. “street” tacos.  They are not only small enough to eat with one hand,...