Recipes

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning + Marinade Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson July 25, 2014

The first trip Brian and I ever took together was to Jamaica. We deeply enjoyed our time there, and we later found a Jamaican restaurant we loved in San Diego. There is something so comforting in the flavors in Jamaican food, and Jamaican Jerk is one of the most recognizable flavors in the culture. There […]

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Meatless Monday Meal Idea: Madras Lentils Over Rice

by Chrystal Johnson July 22, 2014

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tasty Bite. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you ever have those days where lunchtime sneaks up on you and you had no idea what you’re going to serve the kids? We had one of those days on Monday, so I took the opportunity […]

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Fresh Squeezed Cherry Limeade Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson July 18, 2014

I love cherry season. There are always plenty of cherries at the Farmer’s Market, and you can find people selling them in front of stores for fundraisers as well. I definitely support cherry fundraisers over candy and cookie fundraisers! The girls will gobble down a couple pounds in no time at all. I can’t imagine […]

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Dairy Free Cherry Chia Pudding Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson July 9, 2014

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Silk. All opinions are 100% mine. We are a mostly dairy free household. We do have some dairy based products, but when it comes to milk, almond milk is our go-to choice. We have been drinking Silk® Almond Milk for a while now since […]

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15 Refreshing Fruity Drinks to Beat the Summer Heat

by Chrystal Johnson June 28, 2014

Check out 15 Refreshing Fruity Drinks to Beat the Summer Heat by Chrystal at Foodie.com This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. When the summer heat kicks in, it’s important to make sure you’re getting enough fluids into your system so you don’t get dehydrated. While […]

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11 Ways to Amp Up Your Green Tea

by Chrystal Johnson June 27, 2014

Green tea has many AMAZING benefits that range from strengthening the immune system and aiding digestion to helping with weight loss and reducing inflammation, and is hailed supreme in the health world. But did you know that in order to get the optimal beneficial amount of catechins (the stuff that makes green tea so great) […]

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Farmers Market Fresh Basil Cucumber Fruit Salad Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson June 23, 2014

Tuesday is my favorite day of the week. Why, you may ask? It’s the day the Farmers Market comes to town. The girls and I make an event out of it each week during the 6 months of the year we get to enjoy fresh, local produce. There is a woman at the Farmers Market […]

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The Best Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson June 2, 2014

Warm weather has officially arrived in the mountains, and that has me craving cold, refreshing beverages. While I love a big glass of ice cold water to cool me down, I do like to switch it up with a special treat every now and then. Since the Farmer’s Market is back in full swing, we’ve […]

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My Famous Chicken Enchilada Recipe {Plus Win What’s in My Kitchen Drawers}

by Chrystal Johnson May 31, 2014

When Good Cook challenged me to share my Signature Recipe on blog, I knew instantly what that was. I have been baking enchiladas from scratch since I was in high school. A friend and I even made a video of us making them for our high school English class project! Growing up in San Diego, […]

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Beat the Heat with These No Bake Summer Treats

by Chrystal Johnson May 30, 2014

Check out No Bake Summer Treats by Chrystal at Foodie.com This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. The weather has been very warm here recently (warm in the mountains is 80° F – yes I know I shouldn’t be complaining, but I’m acclimated to the moderate temperatures). […]

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