How To Make A Snack Stadium For The Big Game

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameDayGlory #CollectiveBias Football playoff season is underway, and the big game is just around the corner. That means but one thing: We must all begin planning the awesome and dangerous food-based architecture that is the Snack Stadium. What? You’ve never heard of a Snack Stadium?
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Paleo Holiday Desserts with The JOYful Table

Not that I don’t love to cook, but my usual holiday role has involved preparing an appetizer or sides. This year however, I am in charge of desserts. Initially, this terrified me as I have been trying to stick to whole ingredients and paleo-friendly recipes, and I was unsure how where desserts would fit in. Enter Susan Joy, from The JOYful Table, who provides accessible, easy to follow recipes for those new to the paleo…
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Delicious Dinners in Under 25 Minutes for The Whole Family

    Most of you know me as a style and lifestyle blogger, but behind the scenes I am also a wife and busy mom of two children who are always on the go. While neither is a super picky eater they definitely have their personal preferences and we all love a well rounded dinner, as this is often times the only part of the day that we are all together. We usually steer clear of…
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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Dupes

Cooking With Rick Bayless

Come join me and impress your friends and family with new recipes from Macy’s Culinary Council Chef Rick Bayless. Learn from the master chef as he shows how to prepare some of his favorite award-winning fall dishes. The best part? There’ll be plenty of scrumptious samples to enjoy! Rick Bayless is known for his Top Chef Master title and Mexican cuisine. His two award-winning restaurants, The Frontera and Topolobampo can be found side by side…
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Sweet Barbacoa Pork Salad with Creamy Tomatillo Dressing

If you only make one of my recipes, please make this one. The dressing alone is worthy of its own post, but I’m including it here because its the perfect complement to this salad. This is also one of those easy crock-pot based dishes that you make in bulk for a crowd or freeze batches for later. Let’s get right to it! Yield:12-15 servings Ingredients 7-8 lbs boneless pork butt or shoulder (make 3-4 lbs…
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Roasted Butternut Squash and Bacon Pasta

Something about fall always makes me turn to comfort foods like soups, pastas and crockpot dinners. And the cooler evening temps make working over the stove and warming the house with the oven bearable, even enjoyable. This pasta dish is easy, fast, flavorful and incorporates butternut squash, one of my favorite fall ingredients. Ingredients: 1 butternut squash, about 1 1/2 lb halved, seeded, peeled and cut into bite-size cubes 1/2 c diced white or yellow…
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Recipes: Last Minute Party Sides

Happy 4th of July Weekend! Most of us have plans with family and friends to BBQ and I often find myself the morning of an event without any idea of what to bring. Now that the days when a bag a chips and a six pack of beer would suffice have come and gone, I find it helpful to have a list of easy go to side dishes to bring, holiday or not. These dishes…
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Green Dragon Shrimp Tacos

I’m a sucker for Mexican food and we eat it at least once a week at my house. Last week I was prepping for Taco Tuesday and I kept stumbling across shrimp recipes that had my mouth watering so I decided why not try shrimp tacos. I knew I didn’t want plain shrimp so I started concocting a marinade that is less Mexican and more Asian, but it totally worked! Let me tell you these…
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