Silky sweet corn and tart raspberries are paired together in this recipe for sweet corn and raspberry swirl ice cream. It’s a summer must-have!
Sweet Corn and Raspberry Swirl Ice Cream

Although, I really should have named this:

Why I Will Never Be Back to My Pre-Pregnancy Weight

(and no, I’m not even that sorry about it).

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Vacations are the best. Let’s do them every week?!

IF. ONLY.

Myrtle Beach was great!! So perfect for a vacation with a 1 year old. Sure, there would have been more things for us to do had she been just a year or two older but there was still PLENTY.

(And there would have been even more if my child wasn’t scared of everything.)

(Not joking. EVERYTHING.)

The big hits were the aquarium, the hotel pool, the children’s museum, the playground at Market Commons, the Barnes and Noble at Market Commons (they have a Thomas the Tank engine train set. Enough said.), and the library!! We’re still working on enjoying the beach (apparently waves, no matter how tiny, are super scary), the zoo, and amusement park rides.

We also did a TON of eating. If you’ve been watching my Instagram Stories, then you’ll know that we were really struggling with getting Remy to eat solid foods but she became such a better eater on this vacation!! I don’t know if it was the distraction from eating in restaurants or she just got hungry, but she tried so many new things (fried green tomatoes were a favorite) and did so much better than I expected. We didn’t order a single item off a kid’s menu for her, she just ate whatever we were eating, and it was such a success.

With all that restaurant eating, I am MORE than ready to eat a week of home cooked HEALTHY meals. This week’s meal plan has some great options, including vegan cashew “ricotta” spinach stuffed shells, chimichurri summer veggie bowls, an Asian peanut pasta salad, hummus flatbreads, and a basil balsamic chickpea kale salad. Hopefully you guys can glean some inspiration from it as well!

Happy eating!!

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You don’t need to sit around a campfire to enjoy s’mores this summer! Make these s’mores chocolate chip cookies instead to celebrate the classic combo of chocolate, graham crackers, and marshmallows.
S'mores Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo these happened.

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Turn your favorite dip into your new favorite dinner with these Mexican seven layer dip tostadas! Topped with refried beans, loads of cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole, corn, beans, and olives they are truly loaded with deliciousness.
Mexican Seven Layer Dip Tostadas

Brace yourselves for one of the best/easiest meals OF YOUR LIFE.

That sounds like an exaggeration, but I pinky swear it’s a hard honest truth.

Maybe my former pre-baby self, who had all the time in the world would have said something was easy out of sheer naivety.

BUT GUYS. I have a kid now. I get it.

And I mean it from the bottom of my heart when I say – THIS. IS. EASY.

My husband also thought it was one of the best meals I’ve ever made. So there’s that.

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