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Grilled Lemon Garlic Scallops

07/28/2019 Cooking  No comments

Grilled Lemon Garlic Scallops is an eloquent dish marinated in the juices of lemon, a hint of garlic, wrapped in olive oil with Italian seasonings all grilled to perfection! So simple to make and ready in minutes! 

Impress your guests with this easy to make scallop recipe for your next dinner party! If you love scallops be sure to try these Pan-Seared Scallops with Lemon Caper Sauce, Garlic Butter Herb Scallops or Honey Garlic Butter Scallops.

Grilled Lemon Garlic scallops on the grill

Grilled Scallops

These Grilled Scallops get me every time! They are easy to prepare, quick to cook and look like a million dollars all plated up!

The crispy outside and tender juicy inside make these unforgettable with every bite! Enjoy these scallops as an appetizer, main dish or a side dish for any meal...

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Sangria: How to Make It Perfect For Summer

06/11/2019 Cooking  No comments

Red Sangria

Red Sangria

Sangria: who doesn’t love a glass of it in the summertime?! Fruity, colorful, and with a touch of sweetness (if you use this recipe anyway, it’s the perfect summer drink.

The classic version of sangria calls for sugar and is on the sweeter side, so I wanted to find a way to make my own that was only slightly sweet without the added sugar.

This trio of sangrias will suit both red and white wine lovers. Pick your favorite and then whip up a batch for your next family staycation, or sip on some while soaking in a nice detox bath!

A Healthier Sangria Recipe (Red, White, or Rosé)

So what makes a sangria? Fruit! Lots of it. Citrus is a must for any sangria recipe. The sweet and sour profile builds a solid base of flavor without adding a ton of sugar...

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Strawberry Ice Cream Pie

05/17/2019 Cooking  No comments

                                              Strawberry Ice Cream Pie

Slice of pie

Slice of pie

Strawberry Ice Cream Pie is a simple summer dessert that has a layer of graham cracker crust, hot fudge and strawberry ice cream.
Course: Dessert, treats
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry ice cream pie
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Freezing Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 353kcal
Author: Sarah

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups graham crackers, crushed
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 11.5 oz hot fudge
  • 3 cups softened strawberry ice cream

Instructions for Strawberry Ice Cream Pie

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF. Remove ice cream from freezer and allow to soften.
  • In a food processor crush graham cr...
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5 minute Chicken Salad

05/14/2019 Cooking  No comments

Easy 5-Minute Chicken Salad recipe that’s the BEST I’ve ever tasted! The simple dressing really makes it perfect. Chicken Salad recipe made with diced chicken, plain yogurt, apples, grapes, celery, cucumber, raisins and more! Great as chicken salad sandwiches or in lettuce as a wrap or on crackers.

5 minute chicken salad

5 minute chicken salad

Ingredients /Instructions /Notes /How to make a chicken salad recipe faster: Here are several tips on how to make a recipe for chicken salad come together QUICK! Use canned chicken! Just drain and you’re all set.

This recipe requires:

1 Costco sized can or two small cans of chicken, or use a store-bought rotisserie chicken. Just dice and refrigerate to cool, then proceed with recipe. {this can be done ahead of time!}

Slice the celery and cucumber beforehand...

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Best Ever Creamy Pea Salad with Bacon

05/14/2019 Cooking  No comments

Creamy Pea Salad with Bacon is a popular southern dish that is filled with crunchy peas, crispy bacon, chopped red onions, and cheddar cheese.  This is an easy to make a side dish that is perfect for your next potluck! 

For more delicious potluck side dish ideas be sure to try California Spaghetti Salad, Ambrosia Salad, or Pistachio Salad.

Creamy Pea Salad with Bacon

Creamy Pea Salad with Bacon

Creamy Pea Salad

Peas.  You either love them or hate them right?  I love peas.  One of the only veggies I actually like to eat.  Even if you don’t like peas, this creamy pea salad with bacon is a potluck staple.  I have been making some classics here on the blog lately.  Ones that I have grown up with and are always at a potluck or family gathering.  This creamy pea salad is one of them...

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Lemon Herb Chicken in 20 Minutes

04/02/2019 Cooking  No comments

Quick lemon herb chicken

Quick lemon herb chicken

quick lemon herb chicken

Nothing beats a meal made from scratch with wholesome ingredients like this lemon herb chicken… but it’s hard to pull off every night. So when I find a recipe that is fast and delicious and healthy, I’m thrilled! This lemon herb chicken recipe is quick to make and packs a punch of flavor from the lemon and seasonings.

Pair it with a roasted vegetable or fresh salad, and dinner (or lunch) is served!

Lemon Herb Chicken: From Refrigerator to Table in 20 Minutes

The key to cooking this lemon-herb chicken so quickly is to go about in a specific way. I slice the chicken breasts in half so they are thinner and cook faster. It’s also easier to cook them in a pan on the stovetop this way...

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