Quinoa & Pepper Pilaf

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BlockPartyHero #CollectiveBias Need a tasty side for summertime entertaining? Quinoa & Pepper Pilaf is versatile, filling and can be served, hot, cold or room temperature. We all want to be that lady who brings an awesome dish to the neighborhood party right? I know I do. It takes some thinking – my neighbors are pretty awesome! I love serving summer dishes that aren’t so {Read More}

Orange Cream Chocolate Brownies

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. Perfect for a cookout or BBQ, these brownies are oh so simple to prepare. One of the best things that happens during the warmer months is opportunities for cookouts and BBQ’s. I’ll take a look at the weather forecast early in the week and if the approaching weekend has nice weather predicted then I start planning. I’m a planner {Read More}

Tomato Quinoa Salad

Tomato Quinoa Salad is a great summer salad. It’s good for you and super tasty.Great side dish for BBQ’s or parties, deliciously simple! Summer Salads are what I love to eat when the weather heats up. Sometimes this is a backfire on me because I’m eating salads that have more calories than the Steak! Tomato Quinoa Salad is a delish cold summer salad, but has the bonus of being good for you and NOT BAD! WOOHOO (see it’s pretty easy {Read More}

Feta Olive Salad

It’s almost time for the grills and outside eating. Some of you in the south are probably already there aren’t you? Don’t brag! I love hanging out and eating easy food in the summer. I look forward to it. Feta Olive Salad would be fantastic any time of year, but I have to admit that it is the perfect side for a summer BBQ.  It’s refreshing and fun and a snap to make. Can you ask for anything more? What {Read More}

Orzo Ranch Pasta Salad

You’ll love this Orzo Ranch Pasta Salad for your next BBQ or summer party. So easy to prepare you’ll be enjoying this side dish with your guests in no time. We’re enjoying those last few weeks of summer, getting out and having fun while the weather is wonderful.  One of the easiest ways we’ve found to enjoy is by having a simple barbecue.  A few friends or family and great food, what beats that? Not much planning involved, very little {Read More}