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Chicken Tinga Tacos Recipe: Perfect for Dia Del Nino

One of my joys as a child, and still today, were the hours I spent learning to cook in my grandmothers kitchen. I still find myself dialing her number if there is ever an ingredient that stumps me or a recipe I can’t quite perfect. As I watched her bake cookies with …

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Dress Up Your Burger With This Tangy Burger Sauce Recipe

Did you know April is National Soyfoods Month? In celebration of the month, I was challenged to swap out a dairy or meat-based ingredients in one of my favorite recipes with a soy-based food. Now that spring has hit we have been doing a lot of grilling so it made sense for me …

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5 Simple and Healthy Easter Brunch Recipes

Can you believe it’s already Easter?!?! This year has flown by and if you’re anything like me, Easter has managed to sneak up on you once again. In the spirit of keeping my weekend as stress free as possible, I came up with these 5 simple and relatively healthy Easter …

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Meatless Gyro with Sriracha Tzatziki Sauce

I’m turning 40 this year. I’m in the worst shape of my life, yet at the same time healthier than I’ve ever been. Having a child at 35 will do that to you. Your skin isn’t as elastic as it once was, you need to watch what you eat, you …

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3 Ingredient, 3 Minute, No Bake Oreo Cream Pie Recipe

OREOS are one of those classic snack time treats aren’t they? I don’t know if its the smooth way they can be twisted apart, their easy danceability, or the creamy center but there has always been something fun about eating them and everyone has their own style. I prefer to …

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9 Awesome Breakfast Recipes Made with Oats

It’s long been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While that may be true, it isn’t always the easiest meal of the day. I often find my breakfast menu stuck in a rut. It seems like we’re always eating the same variations of eggs, cereal …

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Two Easy, Make-Ahead Olive Appetizer Recipes

I’m always on the lookout for easy appetizer recipes, specifically those that can be made ahead. One of my favorite ingredients are Olives. They’re a must have on my pizza (with bacon!) and it turns out they’re featured in some really great appetizers too. Both my daughter and I enjoy …

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A Mango Chicken Curry Recipe Inspired From My Time in Malaysia

This post brought to you by Malaysia Kitchen for the World. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Surf and Sunshine. A couple of months ago I had the great pleasure of traveling to Malaysia for an unforgettable week. It was everything one desires out of a trip abroad. I …

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10 Decadent Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes

Valentine’s Day celebrates love, but more importantly, it celebrates love of chocolate! Whether you’re single or in a relationship, who doesn’t love a holiday that involves chocolate covered fruit, chocolate candy, and other decadent sweet treats? You can’t go wrong with a box of chocolates, but here are some easy …

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Chocolate Marshmallow Valentine Popcorn Hearts Recipe

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! How will you be celebrating? Whistler and I are in the midst of a whirlwind of adventure and travel, but somehow we still found the time to make this delicious treat for Dad. A popcorn based twist on the typical marshmallow krispie treat, after making …

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