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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Sandwiches/ Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros

When time is short, but you need an easily customized healthy meal, make some slow cooker chicken gyros! Recipe includes instructions for the instant pot too if you're short on time! * Recipe on goodiegodmother.com

When time is short, but you need an easily customized healthy meal, make some slow cooker chicken gyros!   Summer is a busy time! Longer days definitely don’t mean more down-time. If your summer is anything like ours, it’s filled to the brim with lots of summer things. We aren’t taking any big trips this summer, but our days have plenty of pool time, outside adventures, and local fun on…

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Blog Recipes/ Grilling and Barbecue/ Main Dishes

Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Whether you make them indoors on a grill pan or fire up the outdoor grill, these grilled shrimp tacos put you in a beach state of mind no matter the weather. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Whether you make them indoors on a grill pan or fire up the outdoor grill, these grilled shrimp tacos put you in a beach state of mind no matter the weather. We can all agree that tacos are amazing, right? The possibilities for fillings are endless, they’re perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, and you almost always have the ingredients to make some kind of taco in the house at…

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Blog Recipes/ Cakes and Cupcakes/ Desserts and Sweets

Peach Wine Cake

Fresh peaches, and a little peach wine, make this peach wine cake from scratch a delicious cake fit for a Southern belle!  * GoodieGodmother.com

Fresh peaches, and a little peach wine, make this peach wine cake from scratch a delicious cake fit for a Southern belle!  I’ve mentioned the few years we lived in Georgia a time or two before on the blog. In case you didn’t know, Georgia peaches are a Big Deal. The peach season is long, lasting all summer with different varieties harvesting at different times. There really isn’t much better…

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Beverages/ Blog Recipes

Strawberry Capistrano

The Strawberry Capistrano is a refreshing, non-dairy, non-alcoholic drink. The natural bright pink hue from the strawberries makes this summer mocktail irresistible! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

The Strawberry Capistrano is a refreshing, non-dairy, non-alcoholic drink. The natural bright pink hue from the strawberries makes this summer mocktail irresistible! I feel like summer is just starting… right as my e-mail inbox is assaulted with fall and all things pumpkin spice. I’m not ready to let go of summer just yet, even though I have already marked my calendar with the openings of the local farm fall festivals.…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Goat Cheese Cheesecake Ice Cream

Goat cheese cheesecake ice cream is a decadent, not too sweet, warm weather treat! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Goat cheese cheesecake ice cream is a decadent, not too sweet, warm weather treat! Darlings, I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to make goat cheese ice cream. It’s amazing, and so so much easier than classic churned ice cream recipes. Imagine making an ice cream base in your food processor or blender, churning, and freezing. There is no required chilling time before the churn. That is a…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Raspberry Ice Cream Parfait

A raspberry ice cream parfait is an elegant and easy no-bake summer dessert! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

I participated in Mom Blog Tour Sweets & Snacks Expo (#MomBlogTourFF)  on behalf of Wendy’s Bloggers. I received Loacker products to facilitate my post, but my opinion and creative content are my own. Summer desserts this year are about two things here: ice cream and fruit. Know why? Ice cream, even the homemade kind, is relatively effortless, and there is so much amazing fruit in season! As much as I love…

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Beverages/ Blog Recipes

Cherry Long Island Iced Tea

Cherry Long Island Iced Tea is a seasonally inspired twist on the classic Long Island Iced Tea recipe. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Cherry Long Island Iced Tea is a seasonally inspired twist on the classic Long Island Iced Tea recipe.  Cheers to “accidental recipes”, darlings! I’m so glad we had leftover cherry cola from a family visit so we could make this Cherry Long Island Iced Tea, because it is one delicious summer cocktail. Long Island iced teas are designed for slow sipping on hot summer evenings. …

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Beverages/ Blog Recipes

Watermelon Mint Sangria – A Perfect Summer Cocktail Recipe

Watermelon mint sangria is a refreshing summer cocktail! This sangria recipe is made for warm evenings on the porch. * GoodieGodmother.com

Watermelon mint sangria is a refreshing summer cocktail! This sangria recipe is made for warm evenings on the porch. We’re going to get our first heat wave next week, and I’m a little excited about it. The recent weather has been mildly warm and perfect for walks outside, but it’s felt like a prolonged spring rather than summer. I’ve had zero reason to complain about the heat yet and that…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

No Churn Vanilla Bean Lemon Curd Ice Cream

No churn vanilla bean lemon curd ice cream is a refreshing treat! It's creamy no churn vanilla bean ice cream with a tart sweet swirl of lemon curd. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

No churn vanilla bean lemon curd ice cream is a refreshing treat! It’s creamy no churn vanilla bean ice cream with a tart sweet swirl of lemon curd.  Sometimes food just appears in my refrigerator and I only have a hazy recollection of making it. Even if I only made it a few days prior, which is usually the case since I also don’t like leaving food in the refrigerator a…

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Blog Recipes/ Salads/ Vegetables

Classic Tabbouleh Salad – Grandma Style

A classic tabbouleh salad recipe, made in the style of my grandmother. Bright flavors, fresh ingredients, and a beautiful presentation make this salad a favorite! * GoodieGodmother.com

A classic tabbouleh salad recipe, made in the style of my grandmother. Bright flavors, fresh ingredients, and a beautiful presentation make this salad a favorite! Tabbouleh is one of those salads that I ate all the time growing up. The ingredients are nutritious and the salad is so easy to prepare for a crowd. My mom or grandmother would chop the vegetables while soaking the wheat, mix everything together without measuring,…

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Beverages/ Blog Recipes

Raw Honey Lavender Lemonade

Sweeten your summer lemonade with honey, and add a floral flavor with lavender. Honey, lemon, and lavender are a classic flavor combination that comes together beautifully in this raw honey lavender lemonade recipe! * GoodieGodmother.com

Sweeten your summer lemonade with honey, and add a floral flavor with lavender. Honey, lemon, and lavender are a classic flavor combination that comes together beautifully in my raw honey lavender lemonade recipe!  I’ve been on a bit of a lemonade kick this summer, haven’t I? It actually started last November when we took my mother out to dinner at Disney Springs the weekend of the Wine and Dine Half…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Mascarpone Whipped Cream

If you're looking for an easy no-bake dessert or a great way to stabilize whipped cream, look no further than this mascarpone whipped cream recipe! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

If you’re looking for an easy no-bake dessert or a great way to stabilize whipped cream, look no further than this mascarpone whipped cream recipe!  Sometimes the most memorable dish at a meal, is the simplest. It’s incredible to me how a small twist on a basic can make such a lasting impression, as was the case with this recipe. For our 10 year wedding anniversary, the Godfather and I…

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