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Berry Cream Fillo Baskets

Berry Cream Fillo Baskets are a deliciously simple dessert, made in only 10 minutes, they’re perfect for Memorial Day, 4th of July or Summer BBQ’s! 

Berry Cream Fillo Baskets are a deliciously simple dessert, made in only 10 minutes, they're perfect for Memorial Day, 4th of July or Summer BBQ's!

These berry cream fillo baskets are the perfect bite-sized patriotic dessert for a summer cook-out! I’m a fan of the popular “flag cake”, but after a huge plate of BBQ I thought something small and light would be better!

Whether it’s Memorial Day Weekend or 4th of July, you can whip these sweet little desserts up in no time!

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Superfood Fruit Parfait

This delicious mason jar fruit parfait recipe is topped with superfood bars for a healthy, vegan, gluten free breakfast or snack!

Superfood Fruit Parfait Recipe

When I first tried Nature’s Path new Qi’a Superfood Bars at the Natural Products Expo in March, I was hooked!

Delicious bars that are packed full of healthy ingredients, that are also gluten-free and vegan, yes, please!

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Frozen Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars

Frozen Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars are the perfect sweet treat for summer! Add blueberries & white chocolate chips & cut them into stars for 4th of July fun!

Frozen Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars for 4th of July

When it comes to holidays, I always think about my Mom. She loves to decorate, celebrate and bake for every holiday!

Growing up, I was always the kid taking some kind of “holiday themed” treat to school.

I guess you could say that translated to my adult life, because I now feel the need to make a themed treat for every holiday. Well that and the encouragement of the almighty Pinterest! 😉

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Skin Boosting Blueberry Avocado Smoothie

This gluten free & vegan blueberry avocado smoothie recipe combines ingredients that help firm the skin and offset the free radical aging process!

When it comes to getting a little older day by day, working a little harder day by day and sleeping a little less day by day, I need a little help when it comes to keeping my skin looking young, fresh and wrinkle-free (and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone on this!)

On a recent visit to see my beautiful, talented and super sweet esthetician, Elizabeth Rabena, I asked her about things I could do to improve those annoying circles under my eyes. Seriously it’s like one day I woke up and was no longer 22, how did that happen? Haha!

She recommended incorporating more turmeric in my diet to help with the dark circles.

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Blueberry Almond Pound Cake

Fresh blueberries and almond extract are added to my Grandma Meme’s easy pound cake recipe for one seriously delicious dessert!

Blueberry Pound Cake

One of my Grandma Meme’s go-to dessert recipes when I was a little girl was pound cake.

I can picture it right now, sitting in it’s covered glass cake stand on the middle of her kitchen table.

Growing up in Oklahoma, my grandma was the kind of grandma that didn’t just make dessert for special occasions. Well unless you consider every meal a special occasion, which I do because eating is pretty much my favorite thing!

We had milkshakes and cookies and cakes and pies. Oh the life of a child growing up across the street from a southern grandma. Oh yes, it was so good!

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Roasted Tomato Blueberry Quinoa Salad

Roasted Blueberry Tomato Quinoa Salad

As a food blogger, whenever a holiday rolls around, you have one goal in mind, come up with something that’s festive, delicious, hasn’t already been done and for me, something that doesn’t involve just throwing food dye in everything to make it color coordinate to the holiday.

Last week I shared my recipe for Gluten Free Dessert Cups that are naturally red, white and blue, and perfect for the 4th of July, but I still kept the holiday in the back of my mind over the last week to see if any more brilliant ideas would hit me.

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Gluten Free Dessert Cups

Blueberry Muffin Gluten Free Dessert Cups

This Saturday kicked off the first day of Summer and I, for one, couldn’t be more excited!

Summer means weekends at the beach, BBQ’s, 4th of July and deliciously festive food!

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Frozen Sangria

Frozen Fruit Sangria

For anyone that knows me (or follows me on Instagram), it’s quite apparent that I am a BIG FAN of Sangria!

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Blueberry Goat Cheese Pistachio Crostini

Balsamic Blueberry and Goat Cheese Crostini

Each week I get a ton of new recipe inspiration at my local farmers market.

You can read all about my Saturday morning farmers market ritual in my post from last week, which includes an amazing recipe for a Beet and Burrata Tart!

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Gluten Free Blueberry Oat Bars

Gluten Free Blueberry Oat Bars

This time two weeks ago I was up in the air on my way to meet my family in Washington DC for my brothers Masters Graduation.

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Candied Bacon Goat Cheese Blueberry Grilled Cheese

Candied Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich

With my love of cheese, there was no way I was going to allow National Grilled Cheese Month to end without me posting one grilled cheese recipe the entire month!

I’m going to help you finish National Grilled Cheese Month with a gluten free bang by sharing this delicious, decadent new grilled cheese recipe!

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Blueberry BBQ Grilled Salmon

Blueberry BBQ Salmon Recipe

Just call this the superfood of all superfood dinners! Blueberries and salmon are filled with  antioxidants and Omega 3s which increases brain stimulation and fight against depression, stress, cancer and arthritis.

Can I get an amen for being smart, happy, relaxed and healthy?! Oh yeah, I like all of those things!

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Blueberry Mint Prosecco Sparkler

Blueberry Mint Prosecco Sparkler

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of La Marca Prosecco.  It is intended for an audience over 21 years of age.

It’s Friday, which makes it the perfect time to share a new cocktail recipe to get your weekend started!

When the opportunity came along to work with La Marca Prosecco I couldn’t have been more excited. I had just posted my recipe for Lemon Berry Prosecco Sangria featuring La Marca and couldn’t wait to create another great cocktail with their delicious sparkling wine!

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