Pickled Banana Peppers

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‘Tis the time of year where canning and pickling is on every gardener’s mind. While my garden is not having its best year ever (my pepper plants are just now starting to produce), I’m still benefiting from others’ surplus. A friend of ours gave us a large amount of various peppers – namely Santa Fe… 

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Quick Pickled Beets with Serrano

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Beets have made plenty of appearances here before. I love them. They’re gorgeous, for starters. Most are an unbelievably intense red, but some varieties are golden, or even striped like candy canes. How could it not be love at first sight? But beyond their good looks, they’re deliciously sweet and earthy. I enjoy them raw,… 

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Cheerios Protein Chocolate Almond Munch

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of General Mills, but the opinions are my own. Cheerios has another delicious option out there for those of you looking to add a bit of sneaky protein into your day. Their new Cheerios Protein line, which comes in Oats and Honey and Cinnamon Almond, have 7 grams… 

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Zucchini Ribbon Salad with Serrano-Lime Dressing

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It’s that time of year around here – time for everyone to unload their massive bounty of zucchini and summer squash upon their friends, family, and neighbors! Everyone except me, that is. You see, as soon as I plant any squash plant, every squash bug within a 10-mile radius comes to visit. It’s insanity. I’ve… 

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