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Pineapple, Lime, + Coconut Spritzer

by Amy 17 June 2015

Summer has arrived in Tennessee — it’s sunny, it’s humid, and it’s predicted to be over 90 degrees every day for the foreseeable future. Even though lots of people loathe hot weather like this, I actually don’t mind it. As long as I have access to plenty of shade, some air conditioning, and cool beverages, […]

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Banana-Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt

by Amy 10 June 2015

My (newly!) TWO-year-old daughter has recently learned a new phrase: Ice Cream Truck! We moved into our current home less than a year ago, and little did we know that we’re apparently on the daily route for the neighborhood ice cream truck. When we’re out playing in the backyard, we can hear its tell-tale music […]

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Sopa de Fideo (Mexican Noodle Soup)

by Amy 3 June 2015

As many of you know, we LOVE Mexican and Southwestern food in our household and eat it frequently. However, I tend to make the same few dishes over and over again to serve with it (Cilantro-Lime Rice, Mexican Rice, and black beans). They’re super delicious, BUT I’ve been wanting to change things up. So, I […]

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Pineapple Fried Rice

by Amy 24 May 2015

Today, I’m participating in a fun blogger event — the Secret Recipe Club. How does it work? Every blogger is secretly assigned another blog + chooses a recipe from that blog to make. On reveal day (today!), all of our posts go up at the same time, + everyone gets to see who was assigned […]

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Shaved Broccoli Stalk Salad with Lime + Feta

by Amy 13 May 2015

I cannot stand wasting things. Most days, my lunch consists of leftovers, because I hate throwing out tasty food. (Thankfully, I love leftovers so this isn’t much of a chore). When I use up a wedge of Parmesan, I always save the rind (to use for flavoring soups + stews). When I make recipes, preference […]

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