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Beverages/ Breakfast

Peach Basil Protein Smoothie

Peach Basil Protein Smoothie - seasonal ingredients make this unique protein smoothie recipe a favorite! *

Make your afternoon (or morning) protein smoothie exciting using fresh flavors and seasonal ingredients from the farmer’s market or your garden. This peach basil protein smoothie is a new favorite for this fitness-loving foodie! I ran into a girlfriend at the gym this morning, and the topic of working came up thanks to an article we’re reading for book club this month. It’s a good read if you have a…

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Strawberry Basil Lemonade

Strawberry Basil Lemonade is a delicious non-alcoholic lemonade recipe perfect for summer. Naturally flavored with fresh fruits and herbs! * Recipe on

Raid the garden, farm stand, or the grocery store so you can make this delicious strawberry basil lemonade from scratch! It’s the perfect summer drink to take you from porch to park to beach.  I am a devout water drinker about 10 months out of the year. You will usually catch me walking around with a water bottle in my purse, refilling it multiple times a day. That is, until…

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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Salads/ Sauces and Condiments

Mexican Cobb Salad

Fresh flavors shine in this Mexican Cobb Salad with a jalapeno basil vinaigrette! #ad #VidaAguacate * Recipe on

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VidaAguacate #CollectiveBias I make it no secret that I really really really love avocados, and I’ve even referred to avocados as a “lifestyle”. So naturally, when I came across the Vida Aguacate website, I was super excited. So excited that I grabbed my Avocados From Mexico and whipped up this Mexican Cobb Salad.…

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Breakfast Bruschetta

Breakfast Bruschetta Recipe - Simple flavors make this a beautiful and easy breakfast anyone can make and enjoy! Recipe on

Basil and almost anything is one of my favorite flavor combinations ever. Ever. It’s just such a versatile ingredient, and one of the plants I always try to cultivate in my garden. I’ve had only minor success. But spring is coming soon, and as the eternal optimist, I have renewed hope for this year’s plant. You’ll be able to gauge success based on how much breakfast bruschetta I post on…

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Blog Recipes/ Side Dishes

Fresh Herb Rice Pilaf {SRC}

A recipe worth raiding the herb garden! Basil, thyme, oregano, and chives make this from-scratch pilaf colorful and tastier than anything you can buy in a box!

Happy Monday darlings! It’s that time of the month again, Secret Recipe Club reveal day! Today’s is bittersweet for me. I joined the Secret Recipe Club excitedly the moment I had the required number of recipes on the blog, and I looked forward to exploring a new blog each month and trying a different recipe. You may recall the Thai Peanut Wraps, DIY Buttermilk, and Cookie Butter Cookies from previous…

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