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how to make a chocolate zucchini bread
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Sugarpova Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe

I’ve certainly known all about Maria Sharapova and her amazing tennis accomplishments, but who knew we shared a passion; yes, I say passion, for all things sweet. And, not just any sweets, but perfect candies and most importantly, the perfect chocolate. Traveling the world, Maria had the opportunity to search for the chocolate she felt was right for her candy brand. She ended up choosing…

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summer salads with fresh fruits and vegetables
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3 Favorite Summer Salads

When it’s hot out, about the only thing I want to cook is something on the grill or one of my favorite summer salads.  I want something refreshing and light and so does my family.  Plus, it’s a great time to take advantage of whatever is in season and of course, local.  It’s also delicious to combine fruit in my salads for a healthy spin…

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star spangled tito's vodka cocktail
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Star Spangled Tito’s Cocktail

With the Fourth of July here, that means it’s time to pull out the summer cocktail recipes.  One of our top choices using fresh fruit is from our favorite vodka, Tito’s.  We offer you several combinations of berries to muddle for this easy and delicious cocktail.  Use whatever is to you and your guests’ liking.  Just be sure to save some for the garnish! STAR SPANGLED…

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sheet pan salmon recipe
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Easy Sheet Pan Salmon Dinner

Okay,  how often does this happen at your house… You are headed out of town the next day and need to use up what is in the frig.  Yet, you want a protein-filled, healthy, real dinner.  Well, honestly, I want that dinner every night and I want it fast and easy. Here’s a recipe that checks all the boxes.  This sheet pan salmon dinner is quick…

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how to celebrate cinco de mayo
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With Azunia Tequila and Chalupas

  I’m so happy to get to celebrate two of my favorite things – Cinco de Mayo and Tequila! Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5  to commemorate the Mexican’s army victory over France in the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.  The day has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage and brings me to the reason I’m giving you a…

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whole wheat biscuits
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Super Simple Whole Wheat Biscuits Recipe

  Eating real food does not mean skipping the things you love.  In our house, we love a light, yummy biscuit every now and then, especially when they’re warm and topped with honey and fresh butter.  The difference is we make them from scratch and use real ingredients.  Taking only 30 minutes from start to finish, these whole white biscuits are also the perfect, last…

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what to do with leftover roasted chicken
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Get Out of the Kitchen With the Help of a Chicken

With spring getting closer, you’ll soon be spending more time outside and less time in the kitchen.  So, you need meals that are not only easy to prepare, but can be used in many different ways during the week.  I’ve found a roasted chicken with vegetables is the perfect meal to get me outside faster and who doesn’t want to spend less time in the kitchen…

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valentine's day treat
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Surprise On Valentine’s Day With An Easy, Fast, and Fun Treat

Creating a special treat for your Valentine doesn’t have to be difficult or take a lot of time, money, or ingredients.  What matters most is that it’s a little something special that comes from the heart. When I think heart, I think food and nothing makes me happier than a little something special with all of my hubby’s favorites in it.  My friends at Nebraska…

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a delicious, easy veggie frittata
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A Delicious, Easy Frittata Made Just the Way You Like It

Planning dinner or brunch sometimes lacks the planning for me…. I just look in the refrigerator and start pulling things out.  Most of the time I know it will involve eggs.  A Frittata is a great choice, given it is quick, easy, always tasty, and a crowd pleaser. For this recipe, I went for a veggie Frittata, but it is easy enough to change up…

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