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FRESH PEACH AND HONEY LEMONADE

We have been enjoying homemade lemonade on tap for the past couple of weeks. It is so so hot (seriously, it is over 100F every single day, with not a drop of rain in site), and nothing screams summer quite like some homemade lemonade. We are so lucky to be able to use lemons and peaches from our own yard…now …

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How to Make Honey Nut Cream Cheese

For Wesley’s birthday I finally picked up a kid safe knife set for him to practice on. We’ve graduated from cutting soft fruits with a butter knife. Now that he is five, he is more than ready for something more advanced. I was surprised just how will his knife chopped the pecans for this recipe. He loved working with his …

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Salsa Verde Honey Lime Chicken and Rice Bake

How about that title? Haha!! It’s a mouthful. Just like this casserole. Oh. My. Gosh. This is to DIE for!! It made a whole bunch and we were just fine with that because we ate it for lunch and dinner for almost a week. I love how the sweetness of the honey shines through while still being a savory dish.  …

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Honey Dijon Chicken

Another easy “mix a few ingredients, pour it  over chicken and pop it in the oven” dinner.This dinner has rescued me on busy days.  The fresh rosemary sprigs not only add  great flavor, but they pretty-up the dish and  make it look like you did more than you did.  Leaving the skin on the chicken thighs helps keep them moist and …

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Honey Butter

Ok, so I was gone for a while:) A long while. I am just OVERLOADED with awesome recipes to share! Including this gem. I got this recipe from my sister-in-law. She introduced it to us a few years ago at Christmas and we’ve all been dreaming about it ever since. I’ve tried a lot of different kinds of honey butter, …

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Greek Recipes: Baklava ( phyllo pastry with nuts and honey)

      Baklava Baklawa is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrop or honey. It dates back to ancien Mesapotamia, and was mentioned in a Mesopotamian cookbook on walnut dishes around the 13th century.One of the oldest known recipes for a sort of proto-baklava is found in a Chinese cookbook written in 1330 under …

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Honey Banana Muffins

Sometimes I get obsessed with what I feed my kids…especially when I’m pregnant and have lost most motivation to make an effort in this area. After a few days of noticing they aren’t eating the most healthy things, I go on a “health binge” with them. I’ve been wanting to find a really good “healthy” muffin and have tried several …

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Honey Garlic Balsamic Chicken

I’m on a balsamic vinegar kick. There’s just something about it: the tangyness, the sweetness. I just love it. Now pair it with some fresh garlic and a touch of honey, then reduce it into a nice syrupy sauce…mmmm. This is my new favorite chicken because it’s so delicious, requires NO prep, and is a super fast dinner. 4 boneless, …

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The Beehive of Honey

My sister’s black lab Millie has a neurotic fear of bees. She only goes outside on rainy days because she has learned that bees do not buzz around in the rain. Millie knows she will not get stung by a bee when it’s wet out. I’m mentioning bees because they are fascinating. The interesting thing about bees is that they …

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