Recipes

Homemade Blueberry Syrup Recipe {Blueberries are on Sale!}

by Chrystal Johnson August 12, 2014

It’s the last week of Albertson’s Huge Anniversary Sale!  I was browsing this week’s circular for the local Abertsons and noticed that 8 ounce packages of blueberries are on sale for $0.99! That is a great deal, and we all love blueberries, so I wanted to pick some up. While we love eating fresh blueberries, I also like making […]

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Gluten Free Ice Cream Cone Nutty S’mores {National S’mores Day Recipe}

by Chrystal Johnson August 8, 2014

This post was created in partnership with Santé Nuts. All opinions are my own. Did you know that Sunday, August 10 is National S’mores Day? I had no idea! It had been so long since I’ve had a S’more – at least since going gluten free. So when I saw the Nutty S’more Cones recipe from […]

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Honey Sweetened Agua Fresca Recipe {Plus Where to Get Cheap Watermelons Today}

by Chrystal Johnson August 4, 2014

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Albertsons. All opinions are my own. Did you know that Albertsons is currently hosting their Huge Anniversary Sale? During this annual sale, they have some of their greatest prices of the year. I was browsing this week’s circular for the local Abertsons and noticed […]

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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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