Posts tagged ‘peaches’

July 15th, 2014

Simple Balsamic Peach Summer Salad

by Chrissy

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Hi friends… WE ARE  BACK! 

Over the past couple of months and weeks, Lauren and I have each had huge job transitions and busy schedules. Then came our two week Italian Vacation!

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We celebrated the marriage of Marianne & Gio, with many friends, halfway around the world and it was amazing! Let me tell you, those Italians know how to throw  a wedding party. 5 course dinner with a ridiculously huge buffet of appetizers beforehand, complete with a prosciutto tree … Read more...

July 8th, 2013

Peach Streusel Muffins

by Chrissy

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Peach cobbler baked into a muffin, that’s what these muffins are like. Super tasty, moist in the center with slightly crispy topping, these muffins are the way to go.
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If you didn’t know this already, I have a peach addiction, and these muffins help curb the withdrawals. In the summer, if I don’t have my daily peach/nectarine, I might go into beast mode.

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I blame this condition on the fact that I grew up with a lovely peach tree in … Read more...

July 12th, 2012

LYK Relaxation Station: Peach Basil Margarita

by Chrissy

Last weekend, we had a LOAD of ripe, juicy peaches and it was far too hot to make my absolute favorite thing to do with ripe, juicy peaches: either cobbler or crisp.

I would easily trade in any meal for this kind of dessert. You know, like out on the playground with your sack lunch, playing tradesies with your pals. Too bad, none of them would have a fresh hot peach cobbler in a brown paper bag…one day, … Read more...

July 2nd, 2012

Red, White & Blue Quinoa Fruit Salad with Vanilla Honey Vinaigrette

by Chrissy

Sometimes you need a little something sweet on your plate to complement your favorite BBQ foods.

This is one of those types of sweet sides.

Here are a few reasons why you should make this for your 4th of July  or Summer BBQing festivities:

1. Quinoa salads are taking America (aka ‘Merica) by storm and you would be silly to leave this type of dish out of your party food line-up.

2. Everybody loves fresh berries. That is a … Read more...

June 30th, 2011

Baked Blueberry & Peach French Toast

by Chrissy

Riddle of the Day: What is made from stale bread, soaked in a sweet and creamy eggy mixture, loaded with fruit, and is something that everybody loves for breakfast??

Ok, so I guess that could be a few breakfast items… but I’m talking about french toast, more specifically, baked french toast!

 

Whammy.

 

There can be quite a variety when it comes to flavor, but since I had these items on hand, I went with the Blueberry Read more...