Cherry Lime Agua Fresca

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As a little girl, one of my favorite treats was a cherry limeade.  Sometimes when we visited my grandparents in Utah we would make a trip to Hires Big H, a great little Utah-based burger joint, that also happens to serve my all-time favorite cherry limeade.  Other people loved going to Hires for their homemade […]

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Chocolate Pots de Crème

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I keep thinking that spring has arrived here in Utah, and then the weather will turn and we’ll get a new layer of snow on the ground.  Mother Nature is such a tease.  I’ve been watching the new issues of magazines show up on the newsstands, taunting me with spring flowers, and spring inspired dishes, […]

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Easy Holiday Canapé Trio

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This month I am partnering with Whole Foods and Kitchen PLAY to help you out with your holiday entertaining.  Although the holidays are all about spending time with friends and family, how often do we stress over what we are going to put on the table and end up spending more time worrying about the food […]

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Summer Stone Fruit Salad

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One of the reasons I love summer is that it’s stone fruit season!  Today I’m sharing one of my favorite salads, a stone fruit salad with a simple creamy honey and Greek yogurt dressing, over on the Chobani Champions blog.  It’s simple and fabulous.  Go check it out!

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Avocado Honey Ice Cream

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Avocado honey ice cream makes a perfect summer treat, especially because it doesn’t require turning on the oven or using the stove, and only takes a few minutes to whip together.

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Confetti Cake Baked Doughnuts

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Confetti cake baked doughnuts topped with a light vanilla glaze are a fun twist on confetti cake—the fluffy white or yellow cake studded with flecks of color that is a popular choice for a child’s birthday cake.

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Ginger Honey Okayu (Japanese Rice Porridge)

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Ginger honey okayu (okay = Japanese rice porridge) is another one of my favorite home remedies when I’m feeling under the weather, in addition to another one of my favorite ways to pair up ginger and honey (remember my Honey Ginger Lemon Tea from last week?)!  Okayu (or kayu) is a simple Japanese porridge made […]

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Honey Ginger Lemon Tea & Camp Blogaway 2012

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Honey ginger lemon tea is one of my favorite home remedies when I’m starting to feel under the weather, or one my kids starts to sound a bit sniffly.  It tastes delicious and does wonders for body and soul.  The honey and ginger help soothe a scratchy throat, and the ginger and lemon help clear […]

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Mini Honey Pistachio Pies—Happy Pi(e) Day!

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Happy National Pi(e) Day! π, or pi, is an irrational number, which means it continues infinitely without repeating.  However it is approximately equal to 3.14.  Since today is March 14th, or 3.14, it’s Pi Day!  Because pi’s homophone is “pie,” today is also National Pi(e) Day, making pie the logical choice in celebration food.

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Fresh Apricots with Goat Cheese Mousse

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Fresh Apricots with Goat Cheese Mousse Makes approximately 6 servings Fresh apricots, sliced in half and pitted 5 ounces mild, creamy goat cheese 2/3 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon pure almond extract Pinch of salt 3/4 cup chilled heavy whipping cream Honey, for drizzling 1. Beat together the goat cheese, powdered sugar, almond extract, and […]

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