Pasta with Broccoli Walnut Pesto – delicious meatless dinner recipe. Homemade broccoli pesto is ready in minutes! The broccoli lover in your life is going to love this one!

My kids are obsessed with broccoli.

Have we talked about that?

All 3 of them would happily eat an entire pan of roasted broccoli for dinner every night if I let them.

I literally can’t keep broccoli in the house. I buy bags and bags of the pre-cut kind and it seems to just disappear.

There’s absolutely nothing about broccoli that appeals to me unless it’s covered with mayo and tossed with dried cranberries so I don’t get it.

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Roasted Garlic and Cauliflower Pizza – pizza with a roasted garlic ricotta sauce and topped with cauliflower, tomatoes, and fresh basil! Perfect meatless option for pizza night!

Hi guys, I’m obsessed with cauliflower and I’ll talk about it more in an upcoming post because it’s, like, a thing in my life right now.

A real thing.

Like, we ordered fried cauliflower at Megg’s the other day because I couldn’t resist.

So naturally I had to put it on pizza.

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This McDonald’s copycat recipe for the Shamrock Shake is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or any day you need a sweet, minty treat!

This blog post originally published on March 10, 2014. Updated on March 2, 2018. 

Hi guys, happy last day of the week!

I’m updating this post for the 3rd time because I hated the pictures. I always say drinks are my favorite to photograph (I mean, look at these gorgeous margaritas) but shakes are a different story. The whipped cream sinks or everything starts melting together so you scrape off the first whipped cream and do another swirl. And repeat 57 times.

But I love these shakes and I want everyone to make them because they are amazing. Plus I read that McDonald’s is only releasing them to select restaurants this year and that’s just wrong.

I had my first Shamrock Shake 2 years ago, I think. Crazy, right? This recipe had been on my site for several years at that point.

Anyway, I like to claim that I don’t like mint flavored things so I never really understood the fuss over them but, you guys, I got it after that first one. It’s sweet and the right kind of minty and just the most perfect milkshake you can imagine.

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Pecan Oat Pancakes – fluffy pancakes filled with pecans and oats! Delicious, hearty breakfast recipe! 

Hi guys, I made pancakes.

I don’t make pancakes. I haaaaate making pancakes.

I can’t make a decent pancake to save my life.

I would rather stand at the waffle maker all morning, making one waffle at a time, than even attempt to make pancakes.

But you guys, look at my pancakes!

Aren’t they beautiful?!

I made so many batches of pancakes last weekend and I think I’ve finally got it down.

This all started because I took my kids to IHOP last week when it wouldn’t stop raining and it was super depressing and the best way to eat your feelings is with a funny face pancake. I’ve had pancakes on the brain since then.
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Mini Hawaiian Calzones – easy homemade calzones filled with ham, pineapple, red onion, and mozzarella cheese! The perfect way to switch up pizza night! 

Mini Hawaiian Calzones - easy homemade calzones filled with ham, pineapple, red onion, and mozzarella cheese! The perfect way to switch up pizza night!

Heeeey guys, happy Sunday!

How was the week? I told you guys all week that I’ve basically locked myself in my house for the last 7 days to just catch up on work. And also because it’s seriously been raining for a week now. It finally stopped this afternoon and it’s sunny and beautiful and I’m writing this is my bright blue lawn chair that I’ve set up in the driveway because that’s where the sun is brightest.

Sorry neighbors.

Switched up the pizza thing this week with some mini calzones. I actually made these twice this week because the first time it started monsooning as soon as I put them in the oven and the pictures were garbage.

Strangely, no one complained about calzones twice this week.

Weird how calzones twice a week is fine but kale salad twice is a no go.

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