These plum, cinnamon, and almond muffins are filled with rich almond flavor from a hefty amount of almond paste in their batter and then are stuffed with a refreshing plum compote.
Plum, Cinnamon, and Almond Muffins

Stone fruit season is now, and I am HERE FOR IT.

I *may* have five plums and six apricots in my fridge right now, along with a peach pie, and more coming with the groceries today.

And it somehow still feels like not enough.

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There’s no summer salad that is simpler and more refreshing than this watermelon, basil, and feta salad. It comes together in less than five minutes and is the perfect mix of sweet and salty.
Watermelon, Basil, and Feta Salad

Kind of having a TGIM moment right now.

(TGIM = Thank Gd it’s Monday, in case you’re wondering. Not a commonly used acronym, I know.)

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Let’s keep things short and sweet this weekend, k? It’s a holiday weekend, after all.

Here’s what we’re cooking with this week’s meal plan!

  • peanut sauce tempeh lettuce wraps – SO excited about these!!
  • pesto quinoa salad with asparagus, avocado, and kale – gorgeously green
  • summer pasta salad with no-cook heirloom tomato sauce – the ULTIMATE summer meal
  • mango, wheat berry, and arugula salad with cilantro lime dressing – sign me up!
  • EASY homemade falafel – yum

Happy eating!

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A refreshing way to use up your garden’s herbs this summer, the garden rambler tastes eerily similar to a tequila-based mojito with a lovely pineapple simple syrup and anise-flavored chartreuse to up the flavor ante.
The Garden Rambler

It’s not red, white, OR blue but I have your July 4th cocktail right huuuurrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!

OMG you guys are gonna love this.

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Who has two thumbs and is DONE with residency?


I start fellowship on Monday and am SO excited to never have to work another night or 24 hour call again. To celebrate I made some fun cocktails yesterday and we have a PACKED weekend coming up. Today we’re seeing Toy Story 4 in the morning, then hanging out with some friends in the afternoon, and tomorrow my siblings are coming over.

Oh, and there will be pie. OF COURSE. How could there not be??

Here’s what we’ve got on this week’s meal plan!

  • grilled portobello mushroom fajitas – these look like a party!!!
  • falafel burgers – yuuuuuuummmmmm
  • slow cooker loaded baked sweet potatoes – so many of my favorite things here
  • southwest white bean veggie burgers – these are smothered in EVERYTHING!
  • greek chickpea salad pitas – so great for meal prep lunches!!

Happy eating!

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