Recipes

Blueberry Bars, Summer Fresh

Made with locally-sourced blueberries, these bars will be the perfect sweet treat for your next event. First, we start by washing all of our ingredients and get them ready to puree. This mixture serves as the topping for our Blueberry Bar. A simple and delicious addition for your next summer snack. Once the bars have been finished, we top it…

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Chocolate Ganache Truffles

Chocolate Ganache Truffles

Valentine’s Day can be stressful for those in relationships and those taking care of families. Finding the perfect way to celebrate the love in your life is a task we don’t take lightly – for us or for you! We’ve developed a Valentine’s Day recipe that can serve as the perfect family activity or as…

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Nachos For the Big Game

With a weekend of football + fun approaching, it’s a good time to pull out some appetizer recipes that are great for sharing. These sweet potato nachos allow for the full experience of flavor you love from game day nachos, but without the meat. It’s a touchdown at our house + is sure to be…

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Chef Kara Loves Roasted Winter Veggies!

I simply love roasting winter veggies when the weather makes you want to snuggle up indoors. They’re so versatile and nutritious! Plus, I take advantage of any opportunity to make veggies the star of the plate whether I’m preparing appetizers like my tasty maple + chipotle roasted carrots or dishes for lunch boxes like root veg…

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Chocolate Fri-Yay!

Baking doesn’t have to be complicated to impress your guests.  I especially love getting the family involved in the process of baking. My girls are at the perfect age to get their hands into the middle of anything that is happening in the kitchen + I love it! Involving your kids in holiday activities is…

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Family Grilling

Sunday nights are a great time to get everyone involved in the kitchen + with the weather being so nice, our family spent a lot of time outdoors.  Planning an easy meal for the grill using fresh ingredients from farmers markets is simple this time of year.   Here is an easy family dinner menu…

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Elegant Summer Desserts

When I’m entertaining, it’s so nice to serve dishes that have been prepared ahead of time so that I can relax + enjoy my guests. This is especially true with desserts, because after dinner the last thing I want to do is slave over dessert + miss being with my guests. That’s why I came up this…

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Get Going with Granola

Adding a little sweet treat to your lunchbox can be done fresh from your own oven + ahead of time. I like to bake granola cookie wedges on the weekends for a treat option that is ready to eat when needed.  During the week I will include them in lunches, as a quick on-the-go breakfast…

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Baking Up Fish

We have been hearing a lot about fish fries so I decided it was a good chance to incorporate fish into our own dinner menu for the week. Fish Sticks are a favorite of my girls + most kids if I had to guess, so that was the perfect choice. When made from scratch, they are much healthier + fresher…

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And The Appetizer Goes To

If you are having a little gathering of friends + family to watch the Oscars or just a gathering to entertain it’s nice to have an appetizer to share before the main course. There are a few that I like to share with my guests before the evening is in full swing. Rosemary Antipasto skewers:…

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