Strawberry Upside Down Ricotta Cake – delicious moist ricotta cake with juicy strawberries on top! The perfect spring and summer dessert!

Hi guys!

Okay, I know I said we were doing pizza every Sunday for the entire year but I’m tired of pizza. Pizza’s a lot of work. Also? I get a lot of unsubscribers every time I post a pizza recipe.

I mean, y’all could’ve told me you were sick of pizza.

So. We’re having cake today.

I’m still going to use my Sunday post to share random photos from my week and talk about what I’m reading, watching, and loving. But we’re gonna take a break from pizza for awhile.

I’ve tested this cake recipe twice in the last couple weeks and both times, it’s disappeared from my kitchen within hours. You’re definitely going to want to make this one now that the strawberries are starting to look good.
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Paleo strawberry ice cream is so yummy! Bursting with fresh fruit, it’s one summer treat that can’t be missed.

Paleo Strawberry Ice Cream - a healthier way to do ice cream. Only 4 ingredients and super delicious!

One of my favorite things about summer is homemade ice cream. I have already made several different ice cream recipes this summer, including my favorite pistachio with chocolate chunks and a homemade orange sherbet that my kids couldn’t stop raving about.

But, you know, I don’t exactly need to be eating real dairy ice cream every day. It makes me so sluggish and blah the following day every time. So yeah, that’s where this Paleo Strawberry Ice Cream came in.

Paleo ice cream is actually really easy. Like, even easier than regular homemade ice cream because the coconut milk just doesn’t seem to scorch as easily as heavy cream.

Tell me I’m not the only one that always scorches the heavy cream.

So paleo ice cream is just coconut milk (the canned kind, not the kind in the carton in the refrigerated section) with honey and egg yolks. You cook that down until it’s nice and thick and then chill it overnight. After that, you blend it up with your fresh strawberries and then freeze it in your ice cream maker.

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Strawberry Orange Smoothie - immune boosting and hydrating! Coconut water, strawberries, orange juice, and avocado make the most delicious smoothie!

Happy Monday, guys!

We’re one week closer to school starting.

Will it ever get here?!

We’re officially all stocked up on notebook paper and pencils and approximately 250 glue sticks. Why so much glue? Why?!

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Homemade Strawberry Milk - make a homemade version of your childhood fave! So easy and so delicious!

A few weeks ago my oldest kid came home from a sleepover and was all, “GUESS WHAT I HAD FOR DINNER LAST NIGHT! CHICKEN POT PIE!”

And as someone who, in recent history, spent several hours making Ina’s chicken pot pie only to be told, “Eww, this is gross!”, put my hands on my hips and said, “You don’t like chicken pot pie.”

To which he said, “Yeah, but this one was from a box. I made it in the microwave!”

And then I kicked him out of the house and haven’t heard from him since.

Why are kids jerks? I mean, really? A boxed pot pie? Over Ina’s?


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Well guys, it’s time to start another week. Hopefully you at least got to sleep a little late today. And I hope you had a wonderful Valentine’s Day.

We spent our Valentine’s morning at the park. The husband took the kids to the playground and I took the dogs to the dog park, like we usually do. And then we spent a couple hours texting each other photos of the kids and the dogs and others people’s dogs. #crazydoglady

I always forget how awkward the dog park is. Like, I’m bad at small talk to begin with but small talk while also picking up poop and politely looking away when someone’s dog tries to get frisky? 

The worst.

We went to our fave Mexican place for dinner and then I forced my husband to go to REI to get new running shoes because he’s been complaining about his since before this last deployment. A full year. Of hating his running shoes. And telling me about it. 

So he got new shoes and then we got Dairy Queen because I haaaad to try the Red Velvet Blizzard before it went away. 

It was pretty perfect. 

After all the Mexican food and the mojitos and the ice cream and the entire box of Ferrero Rocher chocolates, I need a small detox. But I cannot detox without at least a few treats in there and this Paleo Strawberry Crumble is amazing for situations like that.

There’s nothing bad in it and it’s absolutely scrumptious. I can’t get enough coconut flour so I used that in the topping and then some shredded coconut. The top gets all crunchy and the strawberries get juicy and delicious. 

Also, why are the strawberries so good so early in the year? We can’t get enough!

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