Chili Lemon Lime Citrus Salmon

Salmon is a healthy meat option that takes on virtually any flavor medley you can throw at it. We’ve transformed these fillets into a savory oven baked citrus chili infused gourmet entree that doesn’t take anymore than 20 minutes to get on the supper table from start to finish. Paired with a salad or veggie and some seasoned rice- this chili lemon lime citrus salmon makes a simple meal that will have you savoring each bite.

chili lemon lime citrus infused salmon

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Fruity Pebble Ice Cream Cake

There’s not much better when the heat of Summer rolls around than a cold, creamy dessert to take the edge off the extreme heat. This fruity pebble ice cream cake does just that by combining two beloved meals, breakfast & dessert, into a single tasty treat. White chocolate coated fruity pebbles cereal clusters top a fruity pebble cereal infused vanilla ice cream cake. If seeing is believing, well tasting is proof- it doesn’t get any better than cooling off with a slice of this easy ice cream cake.

a vanilla ice cream cake is topped with bright crunchy clusters of white chocolate covered fruity pebble cereal

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Creamy Shrimp Salad

When the weather gets warmer, the ingredients change too. We’ve put chicken salad aside, pulled out all the stops, and opted for our simple creamy shrimp salad recipe instead. It’s a tried and true side salad, whichever way you choose to serve it- as an appetizer, snack, or even between two slices of toast for a sandwich lunch.

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Grilled Caesar Asparagus

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BBQWeek. I received product samples from sponsors to use in creating #BBQWeek recipes. However, all opinions are mine alone.

Crisp green stalks of fresh asparagus are a staple of the Spring and Summer grilling season. This Grilled Caesar Asparagus is a perfect side dish to any grilled entree, or a light healthy meal all on it’s own.

Grilled Caesar Asparagus

On top of being the best, easiest grilled asparagus ever- this healthy version is taken to new heights when served drizzled with creamy Caesar dressing and sprinkled with shredded Parmesan cheese.

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Slow Cooker Copy Cat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana

A creamy, cozy rustic soup- this Slow Cooker Copy Cat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana is the best way to soothe anything that ails you. Loaded with spicy Italian sausage, tender potato slices, and kale, it’s a full meal for the whole family when served with a slice of hearty bread.

Slow Cooker Copy Cat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana

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Crispy Honey Shrimp with Candied Walnuts

This dish. The one that my husband calls, that one time, at that super nice Asian restaurant when I picked up my plate with every intention of licking it clean. Sluurrrrrp. No shame, none at all. Not an ounce. Well, just enough for me to regain my composure with my plate hovering in the air, mid-way to my mouth. #sorrynotsorry And you won’t be sorry either once you get a taste of this irresistible shrimp. 

Crispy Honey Shrimp with Candied Walnuts

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Sausage Alfredo Stuffed French Bread Sandwiches

Sandwiches are essential any time of the year. Make these sausage alfredo stuffed French bread sandwiches for a cozy meal when the temperatures drop. They’re real comfort food sandwiches with cheesy Italian sausage & fresh spinach in a rich alfredo sauce stuffed between two layers of crusty Italian bread.

Sausage Alfredo Stuffed French Bread

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Cheesy Sloppy Joe Hotdogs

Have you ever noticed how having kids, or caring for kids, or really just being exposed to kids on a regular basis forces you to revisit, and often rediscover, classic dishes from your own childhood? Especially when my guys were little, or going through their individual ‘picky palate’ stages, I’d have to get creative, and often the simplest answer was to call Mom and asked what the hell she had made that we would actually eat during those same trying times. And wouldn’t you know, almost every time the same things worked for me and my boys, like hot dogs and sloppy joes. But over the years we’ve all grown up (how much is often debatable 😉 ), and while we haven’t exactly outgrown these favorites, we’ve found them growing right along with us. Think of it as revisiting, and revitalizing the classics. And that’s how the Cheesy Sloppy Dog was born. And. It. Was. Glorious. And, of course, cheesy and messy enough in all its glory to be whole-heartedly embraced by both our emerging adult-selves and our inner child.

cheesy sloppy dogs

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