Sheet Pan Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms & Tomatoes

July 25, 2017
Sheet Pan Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Tomatoes

You are thinking I just throw a bunch of random ingredients on a sheet pan, then roast them in the oven and put them on the internet. (Like these Sheet Pan Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms & Tomatoes.)

Exactly! That’s exactly what I do.

Why not? Combine fresh Brussel sprouts, white mushrooms and cherry tomatoes with simple seasonings for another fast and easy side dish. But don’t let the simplicity fool you. This recipe is super tasty and looks stunning on the table.


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Appetizers & Snacks, Featured, Italian

Summer Bruschetta Three Ways

July 17, 2017
Summer Bruschetta Three Ways

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions and Summer Bruschetta recipes are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #SipsOfSummer #CollectiveBias

Ever have a summer afternoon to relax and unwind with a meaningful meal? Or friends stop by and you want a recipe idea that filling and easy to make?

We created three ideas for summer bruschetta perfect for special days. Each recipe is delicious alone or make all three.

This trio of summer bruschetta recipes is best served with great wine and good friends.


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30 Minute or Less, Health, Salads, Sides

Greek Yogurt & Fresh Herb Cucumber Salad

July 16, 2017
Greek Yogurt & Herb Cucumber Salad

This fast and healthy side dish recipe is one you will make over and over again.  Greek Yogurt & Herb Cucumber Salad is fresh, light, and colorful.

My favorite part? That creamy crunchy perfect bite of fresh cucumber and red onion with dill and chives. THE perfect bite. I’m voting this cucumber salad as the healthy recipe of my summer.

And is it just me or did eating right just get better?


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Baked Goods, Desserts, Tennessee Food

Biscuit Peach Cobbler

July 6, 2017
Biscuit Peach Cobbler

I’m just gonna leave this dessert recipe for Biscuit Peach Cobbler right here.

Pretty sure there is nothing better than a peach cobbler.

Buttery homemade biscuits on top of sweet fresh peaches, baked in a cast iron skillet until bubbly and hot….topped with creamy vanilla ice cream.


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best, Chicken, Pasta

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

July 4, 2017
Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Don’t you love how everyone tries to take a recipe and make it buffalo flavored? Yes, me too. Guilty as charged. You know why people do this? Because it is delicious. Take a salad. Make it buffalo chicken. Instantly better. Chips and dip. Add buffalo chicken. Brilliant.  Our recipe for Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese is no different.

A classic dreamy and creamy macaroni and cheese recipe is made even yummier by adding grilled chopped chicken and loads of buffalo hot sauce.

Every macaroni noodle loaded bite is full of chicken and cheesy tangy flavor with just a little bit of heat.

Addictively yummy.


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Amie Jo's Choice, Desserts

No-Bake Mini Key Lime Pie

July 1, 2017
Mini Key Lime Pie

Just hearing the words “Key Lime Pie” makes my taste buds tingle.

There is nothing quite like the zest and tart taste of fresh limes blended into a sweet and creamy pie filling. With the perfect amount of sweet and the exact amount of pucker, you will fall in love with our No-Bake Mini Key Lime Pie dessert tarts.

This easy no-bake dessert recipe screams Summer! That’s right, I said no-bake. The two most important words a person wants to hear this time of year. Even better, this yummy dessert recipe uses only 6 ingredients.

Plus these are super cute mini Key Lime Pies, so everyone gets their own piece of tropical dessert heaven.


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Main Dishes, Pork, Southern Grill

Honey Bourbon Pork Steaks

June 29, 2017

“What’s for dinner, honey?” The inevitable question. The question I live for. Knock your Honey’s socks off with these tender, sweet and tangy Honey Bourbon Pork Steaks.

The sticky sweetness of honey combined with smooth barrel-aged bourbon is a perfect basting sauce for grilling pork.

These Honey Bourbon Pork Steaks also smell amazing while cooking. Your mouth will literally be watering.

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30 Minute or Less, Groceries, Salads

Fit Fresh Summer Salad with Raspberries

June 28, 2017
Fit Fresh Summer Salad with Raspberries

This recipe and post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All ideas, recipes, and opinions are mine alone. #SeeHowFreshWorks #CollectiveBias

My favorite part of Summer is all the fresh, colorful fruits and vegetables. When I am at the grocery store or the local fruit and vegetable stand, I want everything. The colors and smells jump out at me. Before you know it I’ve got a ton of fresh produce. Perfect for a Fit Fresh Summer Salad with Raspberries.

This gorgeous summer salad is loaded with healthy and tasty ingredients. Fresh lettuce, healthy greens, tender mushrooms, and sweet raspberries.

(Plus all the other goodies like beets, snow peas, sweet peppers…and more.)

Fit and Fresh also means Fun and Full Plate around my house.
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Southern Grill, Tennessee Food

Wild Blackberry BBQ Sauce

June 24, 2017
Wild Blackberry BBQ Sauce

If you have ever spent a hot and humid afternoon picking through briars and brambles to get your hands on sweet-tart and juicy wild blackberries, then you know how precious this Wild Blackberry BBQ Sauce is.

Mixed with a little blood, sweat and tears (optional), we are sharing this amazing BBQ sauce recipe with you.

You can thank my husband for the idea.

If it were up to me, these little beauties would have been in a blackberry cobbler. This is definitely one of those times when I am glad I listened to him.

(Yeah, yeah, this is my way of saying he was right.)


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You Ever Made Corn Like This? 130 of The Best Corn Recipes Ever

June 22, 2017
The Best Corn Recipes

Ladies and gentleman, welcome to the Corn Promised Land. 130 of The Best Corn Recipes Ever.

If you are looking for delicious ways to prepare yummy corn, this is for you.

Browse and save these fantastic recipes and let us know which is your favorite! This ultimate recipe round-up includes Traditional Corn Recipes, Out of the Ordinary Corn Recipes, Corn Salsa, Corn Salads, Mexican Style Corn, and Corn Chowders and Soups.

Get your butter ready…

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Chicken, Salads

Blueberry and Buttermilk Fried Chicken Salad

June 19, 2017
Blueberry and Buttermilk Fried Chicken Salad

This is my kind of salad. This salad met me half way. Sorta healthy and all the way yummy. Blueberry and Buttermilk Fried Chicken Salad, ya’ll.

I will admit, I bought all the ingredients to make a fresh and fit salad recipe. Promise.

But then I started craving fried chicken.

This chicken salad recipe is one of the best salads ever. Loaded with fresh blueberries, ripe tomatoes, roasted sunflower seeds, healthy greens and more. You get all the benefits of a fit salad.

Oh, and some buttermilk fried chicken.

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Sides, Southern Grill

Butter Basil Sweet Corn

June 17, 2017
Basil Butter Sweet Corn

Confession. This isn’t really a recipe. But it is a wonderfully delicious way to prepare fresh sweet corn.

Butter Basil Sweet Corn is an easy preparation that uses 3 ingredients. THREE. That’s it. A perfect side dish for summer. (Or anytime you can get your hands on fresh sweet corn.)

Fragrant basil and salted butter poured over grilled corn. Simply amazing.

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