Pound Cake and Peaches Sundae

Pound Cake and Peaches Sundae @ AVirtuousWoman.org

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Breyers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. In our house, peaches are a special summer treat. Maybe because I grew up in Georgia where peaches grow every where. I just know we all love peaches. My daughter Emily gets so happy when I bring home peaches. I’ll also never forget the first time

3 Healthy Snack Ideas

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fiber One for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We’ve been working hard this week at finding peace in our hearts and peace in our home. I’d say all that hard work calls for a little sweet treat … but without the guilt. I try to always have healthy snacks on hand for my

Strawberry, Watermelon and Basil Salad

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I’ve been craving this simple salad every since I tried some from the Whole Foods Market in Knoxville, Tennessee a couple of weeks ago. It’s such an easy, refreshing recipe and perfect for summer! Strawberry, Watermelon, and Basil Salad 2 cups sliced strawberries 2 cups cubed watermelon 10 leaves of fresh basil, chiffoned or chopped cracked black pepper to taste Combine all of the ingredients

Easy Slow Cooker Veggie Spaghetti

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If you love the taste of homemade spaghetti sauce, but don’t have time to stand over a simmering pot? This is the perfect recipe! Easy Slow Cooker Veggie Spaghetti You’ll love this easy #slowcooker spaghetti recipe: Click To Tweet Ingredients: 2 large jars/cans Tomatoes 1 large jar/can tomato sauce 1 large can Tomato Paste 1 Zucchini 1 Yellow Squash 1 or 2 Bell peppers 1

Pineapple Lemonade

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This is the perfect beverage for summer time. Refreshing and light. I know you’ll love this recipe! Pineapple Lemonade 4 C of pureed pineapple 1 C agave 1 C water 3 lemons, juiced 3 C cold water 6 C ice cubes 1. Put pineapple in a bowl add the 1/2 C agave. Stir ingredients and allow to sit for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. 2.

The Cajun Burger Topping + The New BUBBA Veggie Burger

This Cajun Burger Topping is so simple and tastes amazing!! @ AVirtuousWoman.org

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BUBBA Burger for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t know about you, but I love a good burger. And summer time is the prefect time to indulge in a good burger. I’ve been a vegetarian since 1998. That’s a long time! I was so excited to try the new veggie burger from

Sweet Bread from Scratch

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There’s nothing like homemade bread. I love making all kinds of homemade breads: sweet breads, quick breads, and yeast breads. I think you’ll love this recipe! From Scratch Sweet Bread 1 cup Milk 1/3 cup Sugar 1/3 cup Butter 1 Tablespoon Yeast 4 cups All Purpose Flour (plus some for kneading) ¼ teaspoon Salt 2 Eggs 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil or Applesauce In a small

Nana’s Blueberry Muffins

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Recipe by Melissa Mitchell This recipe is one I adapted from my grandmother.. I left out her lemon extract and increased the amount of blueberries. They are very moist and are bursting with blueberry flavor! They have been a family tradition for our 4th of July breakfast. Nana’s Blueberry Muffins INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 T baking powder 1/2 t salt 1 egg 1 1/4 cup granulated

Fun Lunch Idea: Kids Sushi Rolls

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These kids friendly “sushi” rolls are easy to make and fun to eat! This is one of those recipes that isn’t really a recipe at all… more like a technique. Serve in a lunch box, as a snack, or take on a picnic. Kids love these because their so fun to eat.   You can purchase these fun “training” chop sticks for your younger kids.

Peppercorn Ranch Pasta Salad

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This simple Peppercorn Ranch Pasta Salad is perfect for picnics, potluck, an everyday lunch, or light supper! Peppercorn Ranch Pasta Salad 1 box medium shells pasta or rotini 2 cups of broccoli florets 8 oz. grape tomatoes, halved 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 bottle Peppercorn Ranch Dressing salt to taste Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta and rinse with cold water.