Monthly Archives : August 2016

Meal Planning | week one


This is totally new for me so I’m not quite sure how I want to structure these Meal Planning posts…but I want to keep things loose and fun. To get kicked off, I’m going to share some of the stuff (read: Word docs) that I’m using to organize meals (they’re a work in progress). Feel free to download and make them…

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Burrata Caprese Burgers With Lemon Basil Aïoli


Holy moly. This burger. It’s like late summer farmer’s market collided with your local Italian butcher. All the best summer flavors (heirloom tomatoes and fresh basil leaves), a thick meaty-burger fortified with egg yolk and finely grated parmesan, an oozy layer of burrata and a bright pop of flavor from the lemon-basil aïoli. And the bacon rounds, let’s not forget the bacon rounds.…

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Chocolate Marshmallow Sea Salt Cookies


We can never have too many cookies, can we? Have you ever tried to bake with marshmallows? Well, it’s a bitch. Their high-sugar content makes them melt in cookies…and then the cookies get oozy on one side and then it might be perfectly spherical on the other. And then you’re left with a lopsided, unsightly cookie. And we all know how…

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Breakfast Nachos


We take our nacho game very seriously around here. We eat them for dinner, as a snack…basically any time we have an excuse to shove them in our mouths. Last summer we were lounging around and Gavin wanted nachos. I said ‘everyone, stop what you’re doing and follow me into the kitchen.’ I told them I would be oh-so-proud if…

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Dark Chocolate, Tart Cherry + Sea Salt Cookies


There is literally so much to discuss I don’t even know where to begin. First, my daughter’s team came in third at the junior olympics. I know, crazy right? I didn’t talk about it much before we left because I didn’t want to put any pressure on her + be that annoying parent to you guys (I get it). But,…

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