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Sweet and Spicy Refrigerator Pickles

Happy Friday lovelies! I don’t know about you, but I am so ready for a weekend full of fun and relaxation. It’s date night tonight and we plan on making dinner together at home before going out to see The Jungle Book. (Baloo is my favorite!) I hope it lives up to the fabulous reviews I’ve read.

Today’s recipe for sweet and spicy
refrigerator pickles is so simple to make. You heat the pickling liquid until the salt and sugar dissolves, pour it over beautiful thinly sliced veggies, bring to room temperature, and refrigerate. They only get better the longer they have to absorb the sweet, spicy, tangy pickling liquid. I love the balanced combination of radishes, onions, and jalapenos. Add them to tacos, sandwiches, salads, or snack on them right out of the jar. Make them once and they will soon become a staple in your fridge.

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Peanut Butter Banana Oat Smoothie

I’m back! So sorry for the brief hiatus! I have been cooking up a storm and am ready to share some healthy, seasonal, and delicious recipes with all of you!

Let’s start the new year of recipes off right with my all time favorite smoothie. Its simple, can be blended up quickly, and tastes like a dessert.

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Maple Dijon Chicken Thighs

Wow. Dijon + Maple + Chicken Thighs = a heavenly smelling kitchen. It also creates a dish packed with flavor.

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Main Menu sides

Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread 2

Okay, so I love to make most things from scratch… sauces, stocks, pretty much everything I make. Therefore, I must come clean. These jalapeno cheddar cornbread start out with a boxed cornbread mix. I know! I know! But you can’t even tell. I spruce them up so much with spicy jalapenos, cheddar cheese, and green onions. They are the best accompaniment to chili I have found yet.

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Main Menu soup & salad

Sunshine Salad

Autumn Sweet Potato Salad

Autumn Sweet Potato Salad 3

This salad was inspired by my boyfriend, Kelby because he loves feta cheese and craisins in his salad. Plus, he is my sunshine 😉