Frozen Cupcakes

Frozen Cupcakes

These cupcakes were hands down my favorite after school snack when I was in elementary school, especially on those early fall days where you would head out in the morning with a sweatshirt on and walk home a sweaty mess. I had to grab this recipe from my mom when I...
Orzo and Fresh Greens Salad

Orzo and Fresh Greens Salad

If you come over to my home for any occasion during the months of May through October, this fresh herb, pasta, and lettuce salad is most likely going to be served. It is my favorite go-to summer dish for any gathering and is so easy to prepare.  You can make it ahead...
Lavender Lemonade

Lavender Lemonade

Okay friends, no matter what Target looks like, summer is not over!  So let’s keep it going and get a little fancy.  No more lemonade-stand-watery-lemonade.  Let’s make something that we actually enjoy, grab a book, and pretend we are on vacation in our back yards.  I...
Cooler Corn

Cooler Corn

So this is seriously the “cooler” way to make corn.  Ha!  Okay, enough “corny” puns.  Well, that was one more. (My father-in-law is going to love reading that 🙂 ) Anyway, summer and corn on the cob just go together!  But, making it for big...
Colorful Pepper Salsa

Colorful Pepper Salsa

My people go through salsa by the gallons.  The fresh homemade kinds are their favorite.  As soon as I get it chopped up, it gets gulped down along with a bag of tortilla chips.  This is one of my go-to salsa recipes that shakes up our routine a bit by only using...