The Best Summer Snacks to Try Now

This summer will look different for everyone, but that doesn’t mean that fun can’t be had! Instead of going out for delicious food, there are lots of recipes that you can make right at home!

I’ve rounded up some of my favorite fresh, savory, and sweet recipes that are perfect for hot summer months. These are great whether you are enjoying alone or entertaining a few friends!

Keep reading for my favorites!

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Hungry Root Grocery Service Review

As you’ve probably gathered, I’m always on the hunt for meal services that make cooking easier. I’ve tried just about everything, and feel a little like Goldie Locks and the Three Bears– some aren’t healthy enough, some are too complicated, some are TOO healthy and don’t taste good.

The last service I tried was Splendid Spoon. The meals were good at first, but they were pretty bland. After my second shipment, most of them ended up in the freezer where they sit today, and I ended up cancelling.

After realizing that I really needed to start eating healthier and having more variety in my meals, an ad for Hungry Root popped up on my Instagram feed. I’m always curious about these kinds of things and I love when they have a discount for your first order, so its not a huge commitment to try.

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Super Bowl Party Snack Ideas

Super Bowl Sunday is one of my favorite days of the year because it combines my favorite things: football and food. Each year, I host a party filled with football-inspired snacks and decorations. I thought I would share a few of my favorites from over the years to inspire you to have your best Super Bowl Sunday ever!

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How To Meal Prep with Hello Fresh

A few weeks ago, I shared my review of hello fresh meal service. The service fit pretty well with my lifestyle and (lack of) cooking abilities, and I have continued the subscription. Right now, I have been doing every-other week deliveries of 2 meals. Because the servings are so large, I end up with 4 dinners from each meal, so it usually lasts me about 2 weeks of work night meals.

If I don’t love what the options are for a week, I just skip that week and wait until the next. It’s really nice to be able to skip whenever you want without being charged! I have also found that the ingredients last until the next week in the fridge, so if I don’t use a meal one week, its fine the next!

I’ve also begun “prepping” the meals on Sunday nights, so that they are ready to go for dinners during the week. Between work and marathon training, I like to make dinners as quick as possible to prepare since I don’t have an hour to cook every night. I’ve been preparing the hello fresh meals ahead of time, and found a few tips and tricks to keep them fresh for the week ahead!

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Football Themed Party Inspo

Football season is one of my favorite times of the year.  I usually host a superbowl party each year, and I’ve collected a lot of football decor and serving pieces over the years, but each year I like to make unique treats and snacks. A lot of these would be perfect for any type of sports-themed party or kid’s birthday party!

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Hello Fresh Meal Service Review

I’ve been curious about trying Hello Fresh for a while now. I’ve told y’all before that I am a terrible cook, and usually end up eating the same bland things for lunches and dinner. I also like the idea of having the right amount of ingredients for a meal, without having a ton of waste to throw away. Right now, I find it hard to use up perishable ingredients when I’m just cooking for myself.

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