Blackened Chicken Salad with Light Buttermilk Ranch Dressing


It has been far too long since I’ve shared a salad with you. The ones I toss together at lunchtime tend to be either too bizarre or too boring to merit a proper recipe, but this one? It deserves attention. Crisp romaine topped with bold and spicy blackened chicken, drizzled in homemade buttermilk ranch dressing….

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Today I turn twenty-eight. And I want to take a moment out of my busy cake-eating day to thank you for being here, and for sticking with me. You who read this blog mean so, so very much to me. I’m grateful for you today and always. Love and extra frosting, Andie   photo sources:…

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Chicken Parmesan Burgers

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I’m on a burger bender. It’s come to the point where I’ve even hauled the grill back outside.   And now that I’m back in touch with that delicious charring, I don’t foresee being able to stop anytime soon.   So…winter barbecue, anyone?   ………………………………. These burgers have all of the flavors that I love…

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Easy Mexican Chicken Soup in the Slow Cooker

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I made this recipe for my family two weeks ago and, silly me, figured that by doubling it, there would be enough leftover the following day that I’d be able to photograph it for a recipe post. You know, because I’m neurotic and will only make lovey dovey food pictures in the light of day,…

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Buffalo Turkey Burgers with Blue Cheese Sauce

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I’m going to cut right to it. These are fantastic. And it’s not every day that I’d say such a thing about a turkey burger. Because most often, when I choose to use turkey, I’m substituting it for beef. Either ground turkey has gone on sale at the market or Pinterest has persuaded me—whichever happens…

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Giveaway: Traditional Medicinals Tea Assortment (Closed)

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From all of the enthusiastic comments and emails I received on my last post reviewing my tea assortment from Traditional Medicinals, it’s clear we’re all just a big circle of [tea] drinkers. Many of you wrote to me asking if you could buy this same variety package, which only made sense because–who doesn’t want their…

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