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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Tart rhubarb combined with sweet, ripe strawberries topped with a crisp oat and almond crumb topping, served piping hot with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.  It’s rhubarb season and recently when I was visiting my mother-in-law she asked if I’d like some rhubarb from her garden. I had some strawberries at home in the… 

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Strawberry Oats Coconut Chia Smoothie

Start your day with a nutritious Strawberry Oats Coconut Chia Smoothie made with coconut milk, loaded with strawberries, oatmeal, and chia seeds for additional protein and fiber.  If you want to change up your usual bowl of oatmeal, try blending it with strawberries in to a delicious smoothie. Smoothies are a great, easy way to get more fruits… 

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Roasted Green Beans with Almonds

Green beans tossed with lemon, olive oil and spices roasted in the oven with slivered almonds until the beans are tender and caramelized and the nuts are browned and crunchy. We don’t love very many vegetables in our family, but these roasted green beans with almonds is one vegetable recipe that everyone loves. It’s adapted from a Cooking Light recipe that I have been… 

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Lemon Artichoke Pesto Chicken Flatbread

An easy-to-make flatbread topped with a flavorful lemon artichoke pesto, diced grilled chicken and smokey gouda cheese then baked until it’s golden brown and gooey, cheesy delicious.  Today’s posted is sponsored by Red Star Yeast. I created this fantastic Lemon Artichoke Pesto Chicken Flatbread recipe using their Platinum Yeast in the flatbread dough. It’s a wonderful quick rise yeast with… 

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Lemon Glazed Madeleines

Tender little scalloped shaped lemon cakes coated with a tart lemon glaze. A beautiful French dessert that’s actually easy to make.  The theme for this month’s progressive dinner is the flavors of France. I signed up to bring dessert and had a really hard time deciding which French dessert to bring. French desserts are so easy to… 

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Deer Valley Veal Wild Mushroom Stew

Today’s post is part of a comfort food roundup and fundraiser. Details on how you can help, as well as links to other fabulous comfort food recipes are at the bottom of this post. Deer Valley Veal Wild Mushroom Stew is loaded with wild mushrooms in a rich sauce made with white wine, heavy cream and… 

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Peanut Butter Cheesecake Chocolate Cake

A rich, fudgy chocolate layer cake with a no-bake peanut butter cheesecake filling in the middle covered with a creamy, smooth milk chocolate ganache and finished with chopped Dove milk chocolate peanut butter candies and finely chopped peanuts. A few weeks ago, I was at a wedding reception for my neighbor’s daughter. I was sitting at a table with another neighbor, Darlene,… 

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Strawberry Cheesecake in a Jar

Strawberry Cheesecake in a Jar is a deconstructed strawberry cheesecake served layered in a jar. It’s a light refreshing, easy to serve dessert perfect for a party or any night of the week. Today’s recipe is from a fun new cookbook, United States of Cakes. I was sent a free review copy, and I had a… 

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Cinnamon Roll Liege Waffles – Belgian Sugar Waffles

A rich, buttery waffle with a sweet, crisp caramelized exterior served cinnamon roll style with a sweet cinnamon butter and a pretty icing drizzle. Today’s recipe is the third recipe that I’ve developed for Red Star Yeast this year. I’ve wanted to make liege waffles ever since I tasted my first Belgian sugar waffle at Bruges Waffles in downtown Salt Lake… 

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Applesauce Spice Coffee Cake

A moist, tender old-fashioned Applesauce Spice Coffee Cake with a crumbly pecan topping and a sweet drizzle on top.  On my flight home from Alabama several months ago, I sat next to a really nice man. We had a lot in common and talked the entire flight home. It turns out he loves cooking, and has… 

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