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Dark chocolate dipped dried fruits

One of my current favorite treats are dark chocolate dipped dried fruits. I feel a little better about them being slightly healthy. I mean…. kind of. The chocolate I like a dark chocolate, but if you prefer a semi sweet or even milk chocolate, use those. This was a Signature Reserve- a Fred Meyer…

BLAT sandwich

Seriously though…is there anything better than a BLAT sandwich? You know, bacon lettuce, avocado and tomato? I don’t think so either. How about a BLAT sandwich with black pepper aoli? Oh yeah, something really good just got even better! Making the black pepper aoli I started the sandwiches with the black…

Shortbread cookies with edible flowers

Okay, so this is my first time making shortbread cookies with edible flowers, but I foresee them making an appearance many more times in my kitchen. These aren’t perfect, but were so much fun to make! Making the shortbread dough The shortbread dough is a very simple dough to make. I didn&#8217…

Strawberry cake with lime buttercream

I love the strawberry lemon combo, a lot. But, I love strawberry lime even more. This strawberry cake with lime buttercream is my dream cake. Y’all, it is just so good. It is light, fluffy and has great flavor. Fresh matters! This cake uses fresh berries and limes, you really shouldn’t…

Vacation at Yellowstone

I have always looked at the photos of Yellowstone and dreamed of the day we would vacation at Yellowstone ourselves. Well, it finally happened! We visited the park the first week in June, and I think this is a great time to go. We also happened to visit right after quarantine, so there weren&#8217…

Fruit Salad with honey lime

I love fruit salads, and feel excited every year when summer hits with so much variety in fruits. I generally eat just fruit, but lately have been mixing it up a bit with a really light dressing. So, here goes the Fruit Salad with Honey Lime. The fruits What fruits to use you ask? This…

Perfect lemonade

Every warm summer day needs a tall glass of this perfect lemonade. As it’s name denotes, it is perfect. It is cool and refreshing, and with a few simple steps, it can be sitting on your table soon. Simple syrup For me, every lemonade absolutely has to start with a simple syrup. Yes…

Perfect blueberry lemonade

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a huge glass of this perfect blueberry lemonade. Blueberries and lemon have got to be one of favorite food combos, a true power couple. Everyone loves this drink! This recipe makes a blueberry reduction, which is then added to a my Perfect lemonade recipe. The combo of the…

Moqui Caverns

We had a trip to Southern Utah planned over a weekend at the beginning of May. Our family and my sister’s were camping out at Coral Pink Sand Dunes and I found these Moqui caverns near the sand dunes when I was checking the area prior to the trip. We love to hit…

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

We recently visited Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park for the first time, and let me just say, it won’t be the last! It was incredible. The dunes are located near Kanab, Utah which is about 300 miles south of Salt Lake City. It is easily accessible and simple to find with Google…