First of all, you may have noticed that Sara and I have slowed down on our post frequency over the last couple of weeks. This is for a couple of reasons. We’ve been at this whole blogging thing for a long time. 10 years. The toddlers we had when we started this are now teenagers…

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SUMMER.  Long days, warm nights, crickets chirping, stars shining, tan lines, play time, and ICE CREAM.  At our house homemade ice cream happens all summer long.  My kids even know how to make a very simple ice cream base now and can do it themselves with just a little supervision.  It’s something fun to keep…

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I’ve been making this recipe for Teriyaki Chicken Salad Sandwiches ever since my sister brought it to a bridal shower (I can’t say how long ago it was without feeling old, and I can’t say “a number of years ago” without sounding old, so we’ll just say “awhile back.”) One thing I love about it…

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First of all- Father’s Day is around the corner!  If you haven’t grabbed anything for Dad yet, we LOVE our new Grill Boxes in the Shop!  Check them out here, as well as the best price ever on our 4-bottle Box Sets.  Two great deals not to miss!  Speaking of special occasions, I had a…

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Summer is here, which means a) I’m too busy to cook and b) it’s too hot to cook. I know a lot of you are in the same boat and are looking for super-quick meals that won’t heat up your house and we’re totally on it–we’re just putting the finishing touches on a meal plan…

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I know you’ve all been posed the question (and I have no idea where or when, but somehow I have had to answer it many times thus far in my relatively short life): “If you had to pick one thing to eat every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?” And…

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Several years ago my husband and I ate some of the best Asian food we’ve ever had at Rickshaw in Sun Valley, Idaho.  One of the dishes that unexpectedly blew me away was a simple side of wok-cooked bok choy.  It was tender yet crisp and bathed in some sort of gingery-sesame mixture.  I loved…

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A few month’s ago, I was at Sam’s Club when I saw this new product call Just Crack an Egg. They came in a 4-pack for what felt like kind of an ungodly amount of money and I thought the name could have used a little more workshopping (Them: “What are you eating?” Me: “Just…

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If you guys didn’t know, aside from my main Instagram account, I also share health and fitness related content on @ourbestbites_fitclub.  I’ve talked a lot about my go-to morning protein shake and people are always asking me for the “recipe”, which I never have because I just eyeball stuff, so I figured I’d put it…

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Nothing says “summer” to me like peaches. There isn’t anything much better than biting into a really amazing fresh peach (although I have a lot of things to say about biting into a not-so-amazing peach…trust issues, people.) I recently bought a few bags of farmer’s market peaches and, in true peach form, I found myself…

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It wasn’t long ago that I noticed a humble little cookie taking over the internet.  These Salted Chocolate Chunk Shortbread by Alison Roman (from her new book, Highly Cookable Recipes) were popping up everywhere and while they looked delicious, I couldn’t figure out why.  Haven’t people ever had chocolate chip shortbread?  What’s all the hype…

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I’ve never really been a big fan of traditional broccoli salad. I have this weird thing where I don’t like cheddar cheese in pre-dressed salads, especially ones with mayonnaise-based dressings. I also am not super keen on the mayonnaise-and-sugar dressing; many recipes I’ve seen call for nearly equal parts mayo and sugar. And then I…

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