Roasted Chickpeas

Today I am bringing you an addictive, crunchy snack that you don’t have to feel bad about munching on! Chickpeas are high in fiber, low in fat, contain important minerals and vitamins and they can naturally lower your cholesterol. That all combines to make a pretty good argument for whipping up these crunchy little morsels.

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Strawberry Lemon Sorbet

If you are looking for a light, refreshing alternative to ice cream this month I have the recipe for you. When I say light, I don’t necessarily mean healthy, it does have 2 cups of sugar (or more)…it’s just not heavy and custardy like a traditional ice cream. I love strawberry lemonade so when I

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Noah's 2nd Birthday!

Noah’s second year has been quite a whirlwind and it unbelievably went much faster than the first year. He started walking, running and talking and he now even says small sentences. It’s crazy how much can change in a year! Noah is totally obsessed with yellow right now so I decided to go with a

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Coca Cola BBQ Chicken Kabobs

My husband, Joel, grew up in Kansas City so he knows and loves his barbeque. We are die-hard fans of Oklahoma Joes BBQ and we never stray from it when we are home visiting his family. We even buy their sauce by the gallon so that we always have it at home. So when I

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Coffee Ice Cream with Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

I’m bringing you another ice cream recipe today and this time it’s one of Joel’s favorites, Coffee Ice Cream. I am not a coffee drinker…I just can’t stand the taste of it but this ice cream, well, I can get on board with it. It has a subtle coffee flavor that is smooth and not

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Sausage Stuffed Zucchini

During a recent visit to the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market I picked up some heirloom orange zucchini. It was our first visit but I will tell you it definitely won’t be our last! I loved the place but left a bit sad since it’s so far away and we don’t have anything comparable near us. But we

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Raspberry Swirl Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

When I came across this recipe I knew I would have to make it for my dad immediately. He loves the combination of raspberry and chocolate, especially in ice cream, so I knew it would be a hit with him. When we were visiting, I mentioned the recipe to him and he ensured that we

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Sesame Beef Lettuce Wraps

As evidenced in my previous post, I have a new obsession with lettuce wraps and this one definitely tops my list. Why is that? Because it combines another one of my obsessions, Asian food. I love to eat and make Asian food so we usually have some sort of Asian dish at least once a week.

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Did you know that July is National Ice Cream month? July brings my birthday and Noah’s the day after so I didn’t think it could get any better but it totally just did. Although, pretty much every month is National Ice Cream month in my mind! So to honor this special month, I will be bringing lots of

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