Grilled Peach Fontina Quesadillas with Optional Chicken

Grilled Peach Fontina Quesadillas with Optional Chicken

I love peaches. LOVE. There’s nothing like a juicy, tree-ripened, sun-kissed peach at summer’s end. Pure bliss. Which is why it is so strange that it appears that, in my 5 years of food...

Chocolate Iced Coffee

Chocolate Iced Coffee

I’ve never been anywhere in Europe, and I feel like there’s kind of no excuse for that. Especially based on how much I’ve wanted to go. And it won’t happen for awhile, now that...

Chocolate Chip Chia Pancakes (a healthier chocolate chip pancake!)

Chocolate Chip Chia Pancakes (a Healthier Chocolate Chip Pancake!)

As a first-time parent, I am learning all about slippery slopes. Slippery slope #1, in our house, has been paved with chocolate chips. We went through a phase awhile back when our little one...

White Chocolate Chip Summer Squash Bread

White Chocolate Chip Summer Squash Bread

Early on in my never-ending quest for finding delicious foodstuffs to make with the seemingly endless supply of yellow summer squash that parades through my kitchen time of year, I decided to make a quick...

25 Easy & Hearty Vegetarian Slow Cooker Dinner Recipes

25 Easy & Hearty Vegetarian Slow Cooker Dinner Recipes

I don’t know if it’s because I have a kid now or what, but August isn’t quite the uber-lazy hazy summer extravaganza that it used to be. As soon as July closed up shop, my...

Slow Cooker Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

Slow Cooker Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

Cake, in a Crock Pot?! Ummm, yes! A resounding yes, actually. Crock Pot cake recipes are big right now, and I guess I can see why. Nobody wants to turn on their oven in...

Hummus Gazpacho

Hummus Gazpacho

Forever and a day ago, I was chatting over a bowl of restaurant gazpacho with a good friend of mine. She had spent some college time in Spain, and it was there she learned...

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Vanilla Bean Lemonade

“Waiter, there’s a black speck in my lemonade.” I know this is kind of a strange-looking lemonade. I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that I’ve questioned whether or not I even want to...

Summer Squash Fritters with Fresh Basil & Lemony Sour Cream

Summer Squash Fritters with Basil & Lemony Sour Cream

Ahh, summer squash. Also known as yellow squash, the lesser-loved cousin of zucchini yet just as prolific. It’s everywhere this time of year! I like it well enough, but I admit I’m never totally...

Raspberry Lemon Icebox Cake

Raspberry Lemon Icebox Cake

Also known as: The Easiest Summertime Cake Ever. No creaming, no chopping, no oven. This Raspberry Lemon Icebox Cake is made with simply a pile of lemony whipped cream, some fresh-off-the-vine raspberries, and graham crackers....