Paleo Zucchini Bun Slider Burgers

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What is summer’s #1 food? I think most people would respond with conviction: a burger! (Although I recognize a number of you would strongly argue that “ribs” would be a valid answer as well!) With summer about halfway over, I can say I have truly enjoyed my share of burgers this season. Whether I enjoyed… 

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Ginger Hibiscus Lemonade

inger Hibiscus Lemonade | StrictlyDelicious.com

Every year, I plan out my summer and all that I want to accomplish. I daydream about all the cute little brightly colored outfits I’ll wear, all the weekend beach trips I’ll enjoy, and the week-long vacation trip I want to take at some idyllic location. I always imagine a grand, sunshine-filled season full of… 

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Simple Strawberry, Cilantro, & Bleu Cheese Salad

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There is a strange peace about this place. It is subtle; and she only notices it after a good amount of time inside. After waiting and waiting for the familiar panic to set in, she realizes it’s not there. And, for some reason, it has been replaced with an unexpected calm. When she first began… 

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Blueberry Basil Blender Lemonade

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Ever since I discovered blender lemonade earlier this summer, I have been completely hooked. It’s so crazy easy to make lemonade this way, and it’s some of the best lemonade I’ve ever had! It’s so flavorful and frothy and just all around wonderful. And because it’s made with whole fruit in a blender (as opposed to juiced… 

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Vanilla Ginger Blender Lemonade

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I made homemade lemonade for the first time as a part of this year’s Father’s Day dinner, and now I am obsessed with homemade lemonade. I couldn’t believe how fresh and flavorful it was! Everyone kept sneaking into the kitchen while I was cooking to pour tiny glasses of lemonade from the pitcher before dinner. I… 

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Cinnamon Tropical Smoothie

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I know what you’re thinking. Cinnamon? In my tropical smoothie? I just got used to the idea of making all this healthy stuff drinkable, and now you want me to combine island fruit with cinnamon?? Yes. Yes I do. Trust me on this! Adding cinnamon to my smoothie happened completely by accident, although I’m not quite… 

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Strawberry Mojito Martini

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Since I noticed it was strawberry season, strawberries have been constantly on my mind. I can’t stop thinking of delicious things to do with them! Oh, you charming strawberry, you have truly stolen my heart. Well, when I found myself this week with a heart for strawberries, an excess of fresh mint, and a lingering desire… 

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Strawberry Rosé Pudding Cakes with Strawberry Rosé Coulis

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I gotta tell you, before I entered the food blogging world (entered=following blogs, not even writing them), I never paid attention to the seasons of fruits and veggies. I knew they had seasons, but I never recognized which produce seasons fell during which times of year. Well this year, for the first time, I’m noticing… 

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Summer Pasta Salad

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Sooo let me start off by saying, I have no idea what to call this salad! Suggestions are most welcomed! My younger sister (you remember my younger sister, recent college grad, from this post) had her graduation slash housewarming party this weekend, and asked that each of her guests bring a dish. She specifically asked me… 

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