Posts tagged ‘holiday’

October 25th, 2013

Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

by Chrissy

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These cakey, pumpkin, chocolate-laden cookies might be my favorite part of Fall!

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I’ve already made 3 batches. That’s like over 100 cookies. And I can grantee I’ve personally scarfed about 20 of them. Probably more, but that’s something I’m not willing to admit, until another batch is made.

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So far, this season has been super busy. But since these are so easy to make, they keep well for about a week (if they last that long), and they bring huge … Read more...

July 11th, 2013

Bacon Blue Cheese Burgers

by Chrissy

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These burgers. THESE burgers are fan-tastic.

Just the right amount of flavor, all throughout.

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Topped, but not dominated by, blue cheese and crispy bacon, you will be well on your way to a fulfilling food-coma stupor. But it’ll be a heavenly one.

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Using good ground meat is key. We like to use a leaner meat (85/15), and grass fed/organic, when possible. It really makes all the difference.

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Also, don’t flip those burgs to and fro. Just once will do. You … Read more...

July 3rd, 2013

4th of July Recipes!

by Chrissy

4th of July is almost here! Are you ready for the fun, food, friends and FIREWORKS?! I know I am.

Maybe a little too ready. Like I might be totally checked out right now and there is still a jam-packed day ahead of me…

Here is what’s going down tomorrow, should you choose to hop on the band-wagon.

 

Start your morning off on the right foot with some of this healthy fresh juice.

Morning Red Juice {Carrot, Citrus, Strawberry, Read more...

February 14th, 2013

Happy Valentine’s Day! {Tea Party & Heart Cookies}

by Chrissy

Happy Valentine’s Day! We love and cherish you all!

We’ve been busy celebrating this fun holiday, filled with love and friendship.

Our pal, Pearl, and her Mom, threw our friends a lovely Valentine’s tea party and it was perfectly wonderful.

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{décor by Lindsey}

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup, topped with heart-shaped toast, covered with Kale Greek Yogurt Dip from TJ’s.

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Heart-Beat Salad —  with heart-shaped beets (get it?!) grapefruit, pomegranate seeds, red onion and mixed berry dressing.

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Assorted tea … Read more...

January 1st, 2013

Strawberry & Nutella Pie Pinwheels

by Chrissy

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

2012 was full of challenge, growth and blessing, and as we step into 2013, I am confident that it will hold so much more than the last.

As New Year’s resolutions for diet, weight-loss, and fitness saturate our attention, don’t be burdened by expectations; live a healthy, balanced lifestyle, which includes dessert along with the vegetables.

Now that you know it is A-ok to be eating sweets at the start of the New Year, you have GOT … Read more...