Category: Holidays

Broccoli Salad

You need something really colorful in your diet – try this!

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  • 4 cups broccoli florets; sliced
  •  1/2 medium red onion; thinly sliced
  •  1/2 cup shredded carrot; about 1 small carrot
  •  3/4 cup pomegranate arils
  •  1/2 cup dried cranberries
  •  1/2 cup pine nuts or almond slices; toasted
  •  1/2 cup pecan halves
Dressing:
  •  1 cup mayo
  •  zest of 1 lemon
  •  3 tablespoons lemon juice
  •  3 tablespoons honey
  •  1 tablespoon poppy seeds

Click HERE for the instructions

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Mint Chocolate Brownies

Either you love mint or you don’t – we LOOOVE it!

  • 1 box brownie mix
  • 2 eggs
  •  cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup water
  • Optional: ½ cup chocolate chips, for extra creamy fudginess
  • 1 stick butter
  • ½ cup marshmallow fluff*
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp mint extract
  • Green gel food coloring
  • 1 sleeve chopped mint OREO cookies
  • *Substitute melted white chocolate for the marshmallow fluff if you aren’t a marshmallow fan

Click HERE for the instructions

Birthday Backdrop

Top a window or wall with a row of balloons and add twisted crepe paper streamers. This is a simple and very inexpensive idea for a colorful photo backdrop!

Remember if it’s daytime, you’ll want to keep the blinds behind the streamers fully shut for optimal photography results!

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pic via pinterest

Italian Sub Rolls

Perfect for a party platter or just for lunch!

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  • 4 Slices Genoa Salami
  • 4 Slices Mortadella
  • 4 Slices Sopressata
  • 4 Slices Pepperoni
  • 4 Slices Provolone omit for dairy-free option
  • Paleo Lime Mayo or store-bough mayo like; Chosen Foods Avocado Oil Mayo
  • Shredded Lettuce
  • Extra toppings our favorites are banana peppers, jalapeño peppers, roasted red peppers, and black olives, if desired
  • Avocado Oil or Olive Oil
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Italian Seasoning

Click HERE for the instructions

Chocolate Popcorn Bowl Football

Footballer players and fans will love this!

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  • 3 microwave bags of Orville Redenbacher’s Movie Theater Popcorn
  • 58 ounces (divided) of melted and tempered pure milk chocolate or melted light cocoa confectionery coating (candy melts)
  • a large plastic football shaped bowl
  • 4 ounces white modeling chocolateor fondant
  • clear piping gel (or a teaspoon or so of melted chocolate)
  • OR melted and tempered pure white chocolate or melted white confectionery coating

Click HERE for the instructions