Sesame Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) for #SundaySupper

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As we transition from summer into fall, now is the time for all things squash, so #SundaySupper is throwing our very own Squash Fest, with recipes for everything from zucchini to spaghetti and butternut to pumpkin. Sesame Noodles are an old favorite, and Zoodles are all the rage. No cooking is required when you combine… 

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40 Apple Dessert Recipes

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The kids are back to school, the temperatures might be starting to cool off, and bright, shiny apples are hanging from the trees. After a day of apple picking with the kids, or just a visit to the farmers market, you need something to do with all of that fruit. So Nancy, my Tasty Sweets… 

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Vermont Meets New Jersey Ultimate Cobb Salad #LegacyRecipe

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Inspired by my home and my “home away from home” where we vacation every other year, I took the classic Cobb Salad, incorporated local, seasonal vegetables from the Garden State, and added some ingredients produced in the Green State to create the Vermont Meets New Jersey Ultimate Cobb Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt Maple Dijon Dressing…. 

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Banana Berry Cheesecake Greek Yogurt & Quinoa Parfaits

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Layers of naturally sweetened banana cheesecake yogurt, fresh berries, and nutty quinoa give you a delicious and satisfying dose of fruit, whole grains, and protein. Healthy enough for breakfast, fun enough for a snack, and sweet enough for dessert, anytime of day is perfect for Banana Berry Cheesecake Greek Yogurt & Quinoa Parfaits. Banana Berry… 

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Mini Banana Nutella Cheesecake Parfaits {#glutenfree option} for #SundaySupper

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Whether it’s a tailgate or a cocktail party, we all love little bites, so #SundaySupper is here with Tantalizing Trays – appetizers, mini desserts, all kind of nibbles for any gathering. Rich chocolate hazelnut goodness perfectly paired with bits of banana, all lightened up with Greek yogurt and built in portion control, for a miniature… 

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DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups & #LoveChex #Giveaway

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Are you looking for a quick and easy make ahead breakfast that’s nutritious, delicious and fun? And one that even those with gluten allergies or sensitivities can enjoy, thanks to new Chex Gluten Free Oatmeal? Get the kids in the kitchen and let them customize their own DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups. DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups

Agave Lime Lemonade – Guest Post from Foxes Love Lemons

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This Agave Lime Lemonade is part lemonade, part limeade, and 100% simple to stir up. Agave Lime Lemonade Nice to meet you, Cupcakes & Kale Chips fans! I’m Lori, and I blog at Foxes Love Lemons. I’m all about simple yet special meals made at home. I also like to share tips from my time… 

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Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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Sweet and tangy, and made with fresh blueberries, forget the bottled stuff and add a burst of flavor to any salad with this easy and tasty Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing. Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

{#GlutenFree optional} Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk No Churn Ice Cream for #IceCreamWeek

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What’s better than licking the bowl? How about turning it into a frozen dessert swirled with gooey roasted marshmallows and filled with pieces of your favorite chocolate? And you can easily make it gluten free! Forget s’mores and make Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk No-Churn Ice Cream. {Gluten Free optional} Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk… 

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Whipped Feta & Grilled Peach Salad with Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette for #SundaySupper

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As the days start to get just a wee bit shorter, #SundaySupper and Gallo Family Vineyards are getting together for one last summer party for Labor Day. And I am celebrating some of my favorite late-summer flavors with a light, fresh salad that complements one of my favorite summertime wines. Pour a glass of Gallo… 

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Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches for #IceCreamWeek

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Experience the “joy” of a favorite candy bar in a frozen dessert form with yummy coconut gelato or sorbet or ice cream sandwiched between two fudgy, nutty cookies. For a frosty treat, it doesn’t get much better than Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches. Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches Welcome to Ice… 

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Nutella Swirl Toffee Crunch No Churn Ice Cream for #IceCreamWeek

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The creamiest ice cream, swirled with ribbons of chocolate hazelnut spread and studded with crunchy bits of toffee, and you don’t even need a ice cream maker. You are just five ingredients (and a few hours in the freezer, if you can wait) away from a scoop or three of Nutella Swirl Toffee Crunch No… 

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Cinnamon Caramel Apple Energy Balls for #SundaySupper

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Like all the kids out there, #SundaySupper is heading Back to School. One the way out the door, packed into a lunchbox, while working on homework, or getting ready to play after school, kids (and even adults) need fuel to get through busy days. For a quick and easy snack that the kids will love,… 

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30 No Cooking Required Meals

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August. It’s always a busy month. Kids are heading back to school, sports are starting back up, our calendars are quickly starting to not have a free evening in sight! But August is also a hot month. Here in Texas, it is typically the hottest month of the year. So you are miserably having to… 

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Blueberry & Grilled Peach Quinoa Parfaits

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Here in my home state of New Jersey, the store shelves are overflowing with local blueberries and peaches. They are a perfect combination in this healthy snack that is also nutritious enough for breakfast, but still sweet and satisfying for a dessert. Make the most of late summer fruit in these Blueberry & Grilled Peach Quinoa… 

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Breakfast Bacon Enchiladas – Guest Post from The Texan New Yorker

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Hello Cupcakes and Kale Chips readers! I’m Julie from The Texan New Yorker, and I am so honored and thrilled to be guest posting for Brianne today. In addition to reading her blog, I also follow Cupcakes and Kale Chips on Facebook, and Brianne is now my go-to girl on knowing which day/week/month is which… 

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Blueberry, Peaches and Cream Green Smoothies for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper wants to help the flavors of summer last a little longer by giving you recipes and tips for saving the summertime harvest. I’m going to give you a few tips for freezing berries, plus my secret ingredient for how to make the creamiest Blueberry, Peaches & Cream Green Smoothies. Blueberry, Peaches & Cream Green… 

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Friday Fun!

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Hi, it’s The Bug, and it’s time for some Friday Fun! Like fun riding my bike… And fun with cereal… And Happy Birthday Daddy ice cream fun… And eating the fruits of my labor fun… And arachnid fun… And water fun… And, of course, torturing my brother fun… Sucker! If you want to see more… 

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Bacon Ranch Quinoa Chicken Salad for #ChooseDreams #WeekdaySupper

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American Family Insurance is inspiring all of us to #ChooseDreams, and that means sitting down not only to #SundaySupper with our families, but also throughout the week. So we are also bringing you a month of #WeekdaySupper recipes for a Family Healthy Fit Lifestyle. For comfort food flavors in a healthy, satisfying dish that is easy… 

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Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Cauliflower Poppers – Guest Post from Simply Healthy Family

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Greetings from the Beautiful Sonoran Desert! My name is Gwen and I’m the owner of the blog Simply Healthy Family where I focus on healthy, delicious whole foods that the whole family will love. I try to keep it simple and kid friendly without sacrificing flavor. I like to say we are mostly gluten free,… 

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Greek-Style Beef Kabobs (aka Souvlaki) for @Beef #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper is teaming up with the Beef Checkoff to highlight and celebrate the versatility of beef. Travel to Greece (or even just your favorite Mediterranean restaurant) without going any further than the grill in your backyard by making Greek-Style Beef Kabobs (aka Souvlaki). Greek-Style Beef Kabobs (aka Souvlaki)

75 Peach and Blueberry Desserts

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As many of you know, I’m a Jersey girl. What you may not know is that New Jersey has some seriously amazing peaches and blueberries, which just so happen to be two of my favorite fruits, are in-season right now, and taste amazing separately and together! So for some sweet recipes that feature them, Nancy,… 

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Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) Greek Salad

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Fresh, light, and healthy, with juicy tomatoes, briny olives, crumbly feta cheese, and a light lemon and oregano dressing, all the flavors of the Mediterranean shine in Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) Greek Salad. Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) Greek Salad

Lime Cheesecake Parfaits – Guest Post from Life Tastes Good

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Hi y’all! I’m Marion from Life Tastes Good. I’m excited to guest post for Brianne and share my Lime Cheesecake Parfaits with you today! I hope you enjoy this delightful dessert! It is surprisingly easy to make and has a secret ingredient that makes it healthier and creamier too! You can’t beat that!! Lime Cheesecake… 

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Pantry Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip for #ChooseDreams #SundaySupper

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by American Family Insurance. All opinions are my own. Sunday Supper is again joining up with American Family Insurance as they inspire and encourage all of us to #ChooseDreams. We all dream that our families will be happy and healthy, and that means embracing an overall fit lifestyle. Sometimes getting kids to… 

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Friday Fun!

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Hi, it’s The Bug, and it’s time for some Friday Fun! The little dude and I were stuck at Grandma’s… While mommy and daddy got to go here… And eat good food… And drink Butterbeer… And eat more good food… And drink the new Gallo Family Riesling… And learn lots of stuff from amazing speakers… 

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