The Little Things – April and May 2015

The Little Things - April and May 2015 |

And just like that, somehow it’s summer. I feel like I yammer on and on incessantly about how time is passing so quickly, but seriously. How on earth is it almost JUNE. JUNE! We have quite a bit jammed in for the next few months, so it’s pretty much a fact that they are going…

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Recipe for light and summery roasted broccoli and grape salad with bulgur. With a bulgur pilaf, grapes, broccoli and a honey mustard drizzle!

Roasted Broccoli and Grape Salad with Bulgur

Fresh broccoli and juicy sweet grapes get all cozy together in this unexpected yet awesome dish! Combined with hearty, whole grain bulgur and a honey mustard drizzle, this roasted broccoli and grape salad should totally make its way to your dinner table. My obsession with broccoli is still going strong. I feel like I neglected…

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A collection of strawberry recipes to make this summer. Including breakfast ideas, main dishes, desserts and potluck ideas!

20 Strawberry Recipes To Make This Summer

Let’s talk strawberry recipes. Desserts, main dishes, special occasions. We’re covering them all! Strawberries!!!! Goodness, how I love them. They are really starting to get absolutely deeelicious and my current mission is to enjoy them as much as possible this summer. To become a strawberry eating machine. Yessss. So, in light of this, we are…

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Recipe for mediterranean farfalle pasta salad. A light and flavorful dish that is delicious served hot or cold! Filled with veggies, herbs and a lemon mustard dressing.

Mediterranean Farfalle Pasta {Salad}

Summertime = pasta salad time! And it’s totally already quite hot by where I live. Cue all my complaining about the heat. But. Warm weather also equals fun potlucks and barbecues and this mediterranean farfalle pasta salad should absolutely be on your list of ideas for dishes to bring to such occasions. But first. Let’s…

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Recipe for strawberry, cucumber and mozzarella phyllo cups. A light and simple appetizer with homemade crispy phyllo cups and finished with balsamic glaze!

Strawberry, Cucumber and Mozzarella Phyllo Cups

One of the most unexpected aspects about running this food blog of mine has been developing friendships along the way with other bloggers. I never really thought that I would meet such wonderful people … people who are my people. You know, people who get the way my mind works – the constant thoughts about…

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Recipe for beet, mushroom and asparagus sandwich. With whipped goat cheese, plenty of roasted veggies and multigrain bread!

Roasted Beet, Mushroom and Asparagus Sandwich

With whipped goat cheese!!! I attempted to add all that to the title up there but it was getting ridiculously long. So I cut it out. But I felt like I needed to exclamation that sentence up. Because, um, whipped goat cheese. Fluffy, creamy, whipped goat cheese. How many more times do you think I…

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Recipe for 25-minute veggie-filled tortellini skillet! Simple, no fuss and incredibly light! Perfect for warmer weather!

Veggie-Filled Tortellini Skillet

Let’s talk about that time that the husband and I demolished this entire veggie-filled tortellini skillet in one sitting. In our defense, it’s really really light. Filled with all sorts of delicious veggies. And apparently easily consumed between two hungry adults in no time flat. I’m listing it as three to four servings in the…

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Recipe for one-bowl, naturally sweetened flourless peanut butter trail mix cookies. Gluten-free and full of nuts, chocolate chips and raisins!

Flourless Peanut Butter Trail Mix Cookies

You can thank my little sister for these cookies. Well, for the idea, the spark, the overwhelming desire to make these cookies! She texted me a few weeks (months?) back to tell me that she has been making flourless cookies and oh-my-goodness how awesome they are. Which got me thinking about how I hadn’t made…

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Recipe for weeknight cajun quinoa with sausage and kale. Filled with colorful veggies and plenty of spices, this easy meal is sure to please!

Cajun Quinoa with Sausage and Kale

Today we talk man food. Okay, that kind of made me chuckle. But the husband declared that this cajun quinoa is a man meal so I’m rolling with it. Although, apparently I don’t normally make man food? Then again, when I look at this dish all I see are the super pretty, vibrant colors. So…

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Learn how to set up a DIY mimosa bar for parties! Simple, yet impressive. Perfect for showers and brunches!

How To Set Up A DIY Mimosa Bar

I have something super fun for you today! A DIY mimosa bar! Plus, a little bubbly seemed like a good way to kick off the start of the week. So. With it being springtime and all, I thought now would be an appropriate time to share this post with you. I feel like spring and…

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Recipe for creamy blackberry coconut bulgur breakfast bowl. With whole grain bulgur as the base and topped with a blackberry sauce, coconut and nuts!

Blackberry Coconut Bulgur Breakfast Bowl

Isn’t this just the prettiest bowl of breakfast goodness? It stole my heart just on looks alone. Plus, there are blackberries involved and we have already established that I am a blackberry fool at the moment. My husband? He’s not quite at the fool status that I am. Then again, I have a tendency to…

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Recipe for slow cooker garlic beef tacos. Tender short ribs full of flavor and topped with white cheddar and a slightly creamy slaw!

Slow Cooker Garlic Beef Tacos with Slaw

I know what you are thinking. More tacos. But, I have my reasoning, and don’t worry, it is perfectly sound. You see, last week we talked about some of my new favorite vegetarian tacos. And today, I have the complete opposite – i.e. so not even remotely vegetarian! See, I’m covering all sides! I am…

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A collection of enchiladas, tacos and other ideas to make for Cinco de Mayo or any night of the week!

16 Dinner Recipes To Make This Cinco De Mayo

In case it wasn’t already blatantly obvious, mexican food is hands down my very favorite. Absolute favorite. Like, I would eat it for every meal if I could. And it’s a good thing that my husband is on the same page with me here – because it definitely makes an appearance on our table at…

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