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No Bake Mini Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake |

No Bake Fresh Strawberry Mini Cheesecakes and 21 More Cheesecake Recipes

July 30, 2016 6:15 am Published by 4 Comments

It’s that time again to celebrate another tasty food holiday with me and my Celebrating Food 2016 bloggers. We have put together a great collection of 21 tasty cheesecake recipes to celebrate #nationalcheesecakeday today! With it being summer, I thought a no bake option would be a welcomed addition to anyones collection of cheesecake recipes.... Read More

Jif Bars |

Jif® Flavored Spreads and Bars

July 29, 2016 4:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Jif has two new great flavored spreads that are the perfect way to make your breakfast sweet, simple, and #peanutbutterhappy ! I grabbed these two new products from my local Walmart to try them out. For years, my kids have been topping their waffles with Jif Flavored Spread and maple syrup. Now, Jif has a... Read More

Virgin Pina Coladas |

Virgin Pina Coladas

July 28, 2016 7:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I love pina coladas and staying out of the rain! This seriously is the easiest and best tasting pina colada ever. Only 2 ingredients are needed in addition to ice. I don’t count ice as an ingredient. Now, I don’t drink so this recipe is completely a virgin version. Make this to sip on as... Read More

Coconut Ice Cream |

Coconut Ice Cream

July 27, 2016 7:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

One of my favorite things to make in the summer is ice cream and today’s recipe is full of coconut flavor. I love the flavor and the creaminess you can get from coconut. This recipe makes just the right amount of ice cream to fit in my Cuisinart maker. Leave this ice cream plain or... Read More

Pina Colada Fluff Salad |

Pina Colada Fluff Salad

July 26, 2016 7:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Today I am bring you that island flavor in the form of a tropical salad, which really could also qualify as a dessert. It’s one of those creamy base salads that incorporates the flavors you would find in a pina colada, which happens to be a favorite drink of mine. There’s just something about that... Read More

Chocolate Haupia Pie |

Chocolate Haupia Pia

July 25, 2016 6:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I have a fun pie for ya today. I wanted to do a whole island flavor theme for the week and this pie is the perfect way to kick it off. The filling for this pie is made with coconut milk. Then chocolate is added to half and it ends up giving you a layered... Read More

How to Host a Summer Sandwich Bar |

How to Host a Summer Sandwich Bar

July 22, 2016 8:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This is a paid conversation written by me on behalf of Sargento®. The opinions and texts are all mine. Summer gatherings involve cooking, and that cooking is usually done on the grill. However, today I am going to talk about a great option for summer gatherings that requires no cooking – a sandwich bar. The... Read More

BBQ Pulled Pork Subs |

BBQ Pulled Pork Subs

July 20, 2016 9:30 am Published by 1 Comment

BBQ pork is a classic sandwich, but there are so many tasty ways to make it! I love to make them especially for a crowd because it is usually so simple to make. I always make mine in the crock pot. It really couldn’t be easier. This delicious variation includes ginger and honey! 5.0 from... Read More

Brazilian Lemonade |

Brazilian Lemonade

July 19, 2016 9:13 am Published by 1 Comment

I have been to several Brazilian restaurants and found some of them offer a drink called Brazilian Lemonade. I’m not quite sure how Brazilian it really is and it isn’t even made from lemons. It’s actually made with limes. Whatever you call it and where ever it originated, it is delicious. It is something I... Read More