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Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

| October 29, 2013 | 6 Comments

This easy recipe for Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes was created as a pairing for Yoplait Go-GURT Protein. All opinions are my own. August and September are always hot times for lunch box ideas. They appear all over the place — on blogs, websites and in magazines. Readers […]

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Avocado Salad with Zesty Tomato Cilantro Drizzle

Avocado Salad with Zesty Tomato Cilantro Drizzle

| October 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

I created this recipe for Avocado Salad with Zesty Tomato Cilantro Drizzle for my client Old El Paso, as a pairing for their new frozen Old El Paso Shredded Beef Enchiladas. All opinions are my own. A year ago, I curled up on our couch and convinced my kids that it would be way better to […]

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A Taste of Lean Cuisine Honestly Good Meals

A Taste of Lean Cuisine Honestly Good Meals

| October 22, 2013 | 3 Comments

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Lean Cuisine, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #HonestlyGood #ad http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. You might think that since I write about food, I always make fresh food for every single meal. I wish that were the case. But the […]

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Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice

Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

I created this recipe for Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice for my client Old El Paso, as a pairing for their new frozen Old El Paso Chicken Fajitas. All opinions are my own. “Mrs. Caron, why are you so dressed up today,” one of Will’s classmates asked while I was supervising his […]

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Lemon Raspberry Bundt Cake

Lemon Raspberry Bundt Cake

| October 18, 2013 | 2 Comments

With a sweet-tart glaze and a lightly sweetened crumb, this Lemon Raspberry Bundt Cake is perfect for everyday special moments. When Will was a baby, he fell in love with lemons. While we didn’t encourage him to eat them, whenever he’d spy a lemon wedge, he’d immediately ask for it. Often we said no, but […]

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New on The Kitchenthusiast: Baked Chicken Teriyaki Wontons

New on The Kitchenthusiast: Baked Chicken Teriyaki Wontons

| October 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Have you ever made wontons? It can be surprisingly easy — and you don’t even have to fry them. Seriously. These crispy, golden wontons? They are filled with chicken teriyaki and baked to absolute perfection. Pop over to KitchenAid’s blog, The Kitchenthusiast, to check out my new recipe for Baked Chicken Teriyaki Wontons.

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Big News: Announcing Two New Sites

Big News: Announcing Two New Sites

| October 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

Confession: I’ve been keeping something from you. See, about six weeks ago I started working on developing two new websites that are dedicated to delicious food-related content. The sites are designed to really hone in on topics I love creating resources for people. One is a personal passion and the other is a collaboration I […]

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Lemon Garlic Herb Marinated Olives with Feta

Lemon Garlic Herb Marinated Olives with Feta

| October 14, 2013 | 42 Comments

Looking for a simple, delicious appetizer? Lemon Garlic Herb Marinated Olives with Feta are quick and easy — but your guests don’t need to know that! When you are throwing a party, you want your menu to be unforgettably good — but not so complicated that you stress out the whole time. That’s where having […]

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Chocolate Caramel Toasted Coconut Turnovers

Chocolate Caramel Toasted Coconut Turnovers

| October 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

I was compensated for creating this scrumptious recipe for Chocolate Caramel Toasted Coconut Turnovers but all opinions are my own. Early this morning, in the predawn hours, my husband flipped the laundry just before leaving for work. Paige has a very early soccer game and needed her uniform washed and dried (thank you, dear child, […]

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New on Momtastic: Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

New on Momtastic: Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

| October 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Juicy, fresh strawberries are grilled until they become warm and tender. Then, they are served with grill-toasted angelfood cake and as much whipped cream as you want. It’s heavenly. Yes. This is a little past season. But Momtastic just published my recipe for Grilled Strawberry Shortcake — and I couldn’t not share it! Bookmark this […]

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