Mashed Banana Muffins with Oatmeal Streusel

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Let’s talk about how great bananas are – self-contained packaging, no need for utensils when eating, very transportable. Pretty much your perfect on-the-go snack. I’ve been taking them to work for either breakfast or snack lately.

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June Wrap-Up

There goes another month – this one caught me by surprise. It was a quiet month, but then suddenly it was over!

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Jalapeño-Honey Sweet Potato Bake

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 Remember my garden full of jalapeños? Expect lots of spicy recipes this summer. 

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May Wrap-Up

We’ve wrapped up another fantastic month here – we’ve been incredibly busy but we also found time to relax in May. All in all, not a bad way to pass the time.

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Veggie Spring Rolls with Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce

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We’re starting to enter our first weeks of real summer heat – I’m talking 90°+ days – and if anyone turns on the stove they will promptly be turned out of the house. Luckily, I’ve got some great hot day / cold meal recipes in my arsenal.

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Grilled Salsa Verde

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This one recipe has altered my garden plan for next year.  It’s. That. Good. Salsa verde is my new obsession, and tomatillos are really easy to grow!

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Lime Basil Juice + Margarita

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I’ve grown lime basil in my garden for the past couple years, but I never seem to use it for anything worthwhile.  I love both lime and basil, so why can’t I find a good recipe to use the lime basil in?  Then I chanced upon this recipe – so unique, so unexpected! – and made it mine.

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April Wrap-Up

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April: jam-packed with people, places and things. Prepare for the onslaught of photos from the highlight reel.

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March Wrap-Up

March brought all the trappings of spring – more activities, more flowers, more allergies, more beautiful weather! As such, this post is chock full of photos from our March comings and goings.

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No-Bake Protein Breakfast Bars

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I have been trying to eat a balanced breakfast, but I need something that’s easy and isn’t full of mystery ingredients. These protein bars cover all my bases, and I can grab one on my way out the door and eat it on my way to work. Filling, healthy, and no-bake!

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