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Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Pie Recipe |

This right here...just tastes like summer. Cool, refreshing, the perfect amount of sweetness. As far as I'm concerned, a solid Blueberry Pie has 4 essential ingredients. Fresh blueberries Fresh lemon juice Fresh lemon zest Cardamom - just a dash, as it has a powerful flavor of its own And this pie right has has all of those things, plus a sugared pie crust … [Read more...]

Barbecue Spaghetti with Smoked Chicken

Barbecue Spaghetti with Smoked Chicken |

Flavor overload my friend. This right here will make your taste buds explode! Amazing smoked chicken doused in BBQ sauce and mixed with a bunch of fresh summer veggies...then topped with cheddar cheese (I'd suggest sharp cheddar for this one!)...piled high over a plate of pasta. Drooling.  Seriously, I might have had to wipe a little drool off my chin while I typed … [Read more...]

Summer Pantry Staple & Freezer Friendly Edition ~ 20 Meals from Costco for $150 Plan #8

Costco Summer 8 Meal Plan from 5DollarDinners

  Does it make you tired just thinking about planning and cooking meals this summer? We have the meal plan solution that will save you time and money. As much at $100 per month and 3 hours per week. Summer is here and I don't know about you, but I want to spend as much time as I possibly can with my kids and enjoying all the fun that summer brings! But doesn't it … [Read more...]

Ask & You Shall Receive! {New Costco Meal Plan Coming Soon!}

Pineapple Bourbon Pork Chops-2

A few weeks back, I asked for your input on what you'd like to see in the next Costco meal plans that will be available this summer. (The first one comes out on Monday!) When I went to check the results of the survey, I was quite surprised. And I was dead wrong about what I thought you'd want in a summer meal plan too. So I listened and developed a 'hodgepodge' of summer … [Read more...]

Chicken Salad with Greek Yogurt – Gluten Free – No Mayo!

Chicken Salad with Greek Yogurt |

Holy-wow-ness friend. You have got-got-got to try this chicken salad made with Greek yogurt. It's guuuuuuuuud! Very-very-very guuuuuud! Like, blow-up-your-taste-buds kinda good. (Alright, I'll stop with the hyphens!) This yogurt dressing is made from scratch and it's fresh flavor perfectly complements that crunch from the celery, the bite from the red onion and the … [Read more...]