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Crazy for Crust
Call it chocolate lasagna. Call it delicious. It’s No Bake Mocha Mud Pie Dessert

Jul 20, 2014
Call it chocolate lasagna. Call it delicious. It’s No Bake Mocha Mud Pie Dessert

Who remembers Mocha Mud Pie? Show of hands? Anyone? How about Jamocha Almond Fudge Ice Cream? This No Bake Mocha Mud Pie Dessert is all of those combined. Call it a chocolate delight, a lush dessert, or a chocolate lasagna; whatever it is it’s absolutely delicious. Last week I almost burst into tears in...

Sweet Baked Life
Cotton Candy Daiquiri

Jul 19, 2014
Cotton Candy Daiquiri

Hey — do you know what today is? It’s National Daiquiri Day! So to honor this classic cocktail I created a fun and refreshing Cotton Candy Daiquiri to share with you! Cotton candy in a cocktail? Oh yes. I decided to put my … Continue reading

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Cavegrrl
Win a Pair of Tickets to Sactown Wings on August 23rd, 2014

Jul 19, 2014
Win a Pair of Tickets to Sactown Wings on August 23rd, 2014

Sacramento’s booming food festival scene now has a special day to dedicate to the ever popular party food: the chicken wing. That day is August 23rd at 2pm (until 7pm) at Fremont Park (16th and P streets). event flyer below I was very happy to team up with Xoso Sports to help promote this...

Crazy for Crust
Over 70 Ice Cream Desserts

Jul 19, 2014
Over 70 Ice Cream Desserts

If you love frozen desserts made with ice cream, you’re in the right place. I’ve collected over 70 recipes in one place! In case you’re new here, this past week was #icecreamweek. Ashton and I have been posting ice cream recipes all week long! One of the things I love to do with ice...

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Sac Foodies
Breakfast of Champions

Jul 18, 2014
Breakfast of Champions

I do love breakfast. I have friends who skip breakfast, some whose breakfast consists of a triple Venti nonfat latte, and others who wouldn’t mind a carton of eggs and a side of beef for breakfast. I like to start my day with a solid meal, plus lots of hot, strong coffee. My penchant...

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Foods for the Soul
Skinny Boston Cream Pie Oatmeal

Jul 17, 2014
Skinny Boston Cream Pie Oatmeal

A 5-ingredient recipe for vanilla custard-flavored oatmeal topped with a rich dark chocolate drizzle. Packed with protein & surprisingly healthy!     For the week I turned 16, I convinced my family to fly to Boston for our summer vacation, with the not-so-secret ulterior motive of seeing a Red Sox’s game as part of...

Pretty Yummy Foods
Maui/Oahu 2014

Maui/Oahu 2014

Please excuse the crickets around here, but this summer vacation has gotten the best of me! We started our vacation with a bang, a big Hawaiian bang that is. Here’s how it all happened; our boys last day of school

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Stealth Cooking
Sesame Seed Salad Dressing

Jul 17, 2014

This salad dressing pairs well with any salad that has an Asian flair. It's featured with Ahi tuna salad, but I also love it with salad topped with blackened chicken. My inspiration for this one comes from one of my favorite cookbooks, Santa Fe Light &...

Stealth Cooking
In the kitchen: Sesame-crusted ahi with kale and quinoa

Jul 17, 2014
In the kitchen: Sesame-crusted ahi with kale and quinoa

Here's an ahi tuna salad that is an entire meal in itself. The kale and vegetables lend crunch and color, the quinoa adds substance, and the tuna tops it off for a beautiful and tasteful presentation. The tuna is encrusted with sesame seeds and the sal...

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Crazy for Crust
Homemade Drumsticks

Jul 17, 2014
Homemade Drumsticks

I love Drumsticks Ice Cream Bars. I don’t love the price. Making your own at home is so much easier – and you can use whatever flavors you have on hand. Plus, you can make them with sprinkles. I love chopped peanuts, but man. I love my sprinkles too. My mom used to buy...

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