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Recipe Video: Chocolate Chip Raspberry Banana Bread

My kids ask for this Chocolate Chip Raspberry Banana Bread every week. It comes together super quickly and if your kiddos love to be in the kitchen then this recipe is one they will love to help you with. If you crave chocolate as much as...

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Easy Tomato Basil Flatbread Pizzas

I love enjoying the delicious bounty of summer! There are so many ways to make a pizza, but these Easy Tomato Basil Flatbread Pizzas couldn’t be simpler and more tasty. I used some of my all time favorite ingredients in this recipe: marinated artichokes, Kalamata...

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Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas

We all love DAD. He is the greatest guy out there, but let’s face it…he can be really tricky to shop for. This Father’s Day I want all of us to have fun shopping for dad. Here are great gift ideas that should help get...

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Recipe Video: Greek Quinoa Salad

We love this Greek Quinoa Salad during the warm summer months. It’s super light, healthy and filled with all kinds of delicious, easy to find ingredients. This salad is great for summer potlucks, picnics and BBQ’s. It can be served as a side dish as...

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Swirl Brownies

When you have a craving for chocolate and peanut butter then you have to satisfy it asap! In walks my Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Swirl Brownies. They are the ultimate dessert or snack when you hit that mid-day slump. My kids were so excited to...

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Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

This time of the year it’s all about simple, delicious, healthy and easy recipes. My Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers are so wonderful. They are great as an appetizer or as part of the main course. You can add them to salads, street tacos, pasta and so...

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10 Unforgettable Locations for Luxury Glamping

  If you are anything like me then perhaps you start dreaming, saving and planning your vacations way in advance. These outstanding locations are certainly ones to add to any bucket lust list! How do you enjoy the great outdoors while still living with extraordinary luxury?...

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Recipe Video: Swedish Pancakes

This recipe for Swedish Pancakes was a huge hit with you guys as soon as I posted it…that made me super happy and your bellies happy too! We created this video to show you how easy it is to make these delicious crepe-like pancakes. Top...

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New! Shop Instagram

Hi everyone! I’m super excited to announce the new shopping tab on MarlaMeridith.com ~ you can now shop my Instagram feed right here on MM blog. In the efforts of making everyday life way easier, it’s my ultimate goal to listen to your needs. It...

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Blueberry Banana Breakfast Bread

  We love this delicious, blueberry banana bread for breakfast or any time at all. Blueberry lovers, you will be smitten with the generous amount of berries tucked inside! Thanks to the natural sweetness of the bananas, less sugar is used in the overall recipe which...

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Recipe Video: Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules

One of the ways I can tell when you guys love a recipe is when it’s been pinned over and over again. That’s the case with my Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules. Whenever I make them for my friends (and this video crew) people just love them....

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Vegetarian Black Bean Tostadas

In the summer months, we tend to eat a bit lighter and I often prefer meatless options. These Vegetarian Black Bean Tostadas are a wonderfully filling meal and promise me, you won’t miss the meat at all. Homemade pico de gallo, guacamole and refried beans make...

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Perfect Refried Beans

Refried beans are a staple and a basic in Mexican cuisine. They are a super flavorful way to enjoy beans, they are healthy and packed with protein. Serve with all of your favorite Mexican dishes. Using these beans for protein instead of meat or seafood...

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Dairy-Free Chocolate Cookies

Well everyone, we have made it to the weekend! Hooray for that and YAY for these little Dairy-Free Chocolate Cookies. Why dairy-free? Well my son had a presentation at school and he needed these cookies to share with his class. We were super excited to bake...

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The Best Recipes for Your Memorial Day BBQ

On the last Monday in May is Memorial Day here in the USA. It’s a time of remembrance for all those who served our country in the military and a time to celebrate the beginning of summer with family and friends. Celebrating the new season...

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Recipe Video: Raspberry Coconut Margaritas

I’m so excited to announce that it feels like summer in the Rockies! The Aspens are bursting with the most beautiful citrus green color. All of this just in time for my road trip to Santa Fe & Memorial Day weekend (hello MountainFilm, my favorite...

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Baked Caribbean Jerk Chicken Wings

Tap your keys if you love chicken wings (apparently, they are one of the most loved foods in the USA). We happen to really enjoy them in my house and I’m always looking for new ways to prepare them (see the list below.) In the...

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Shop the Post: Award Winning Beauty Essentials

I LOVE shopping for makeup, skincare and hair products…but sometimes it’s hard to choose what to buy with so many great (and many not so great) products on the market. Here’s a haute list of products you can rely on. They are the top sellers...

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Cast Iron Skillet Funfetti Cinnamon Rolls

I love the weekends for so many reasons, one of my favorites being the extra time I can enjoy in the kitchen. My son had a request for cinnamon rolls, so I decided to make them extra special with these Cast Iron Skillet Funfetti Cinnamon Rolls....

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Shop the Post: Smitten with Stripes!

Are you as Smitten with Stripes! as I am?! Oh how I LOVE stripes, especially in the summer. There are so many fun pieces out there and of course, I just had to share them with you. Whether you opt for a simple striped tee shirt...

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10 Favorite Mexican Recipes!

Mexican food is delicious no matter what time of the year. It’s fresh, filled with flavor and is really simple to prepare in the comfort of your own home. I have rounded up some of my tastiest recipes that have been great hits with YOU...

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The Best Margarita Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Guess what’s this weekend? Cinco de Mayo…we all know what that means right?! Lots of margaritas and tasty Mexican food! Beyond great food & drinks, what are we really celebrating on this holiday? Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexicos victory over the invading French forces in...

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Recipes for an Awesome Mother’s Day Brunch

With Mother’s Day around the corner (Sunday, May 13th) it’s time to wrap your head around what mom might like to eat & drink for a festive brunch. After all, you do need to show her how much you love her!   Are you not...

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Italian Salad with Avocado Dressing

We love this quick, easy and healthy Italian Salad with Avocado Dressing as a side dish or main. Perfect for summer potlucks and quick weekday lunch or dinner. The salami and chickpeas add lots of protein and you will LOVE my Quick & Easy Avocado Dressing....

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Brigadeiros {Brazilian Fudge Balls}

Happy Friday! What are your weekend plans? We will be enjoying the great outdoors now that it finally Spring here in Telluride, CO. We will also be making another few batches of these Brigadeiros. Have you ever tried these Brazilian treats? Chocolate lovers, you will...

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Shop the Post: Summer Whites

I just love white clothing and accessories in the summer. They are easy, breezy and effortless. Your whites don’t necessarily have to be all matchy matchy. You can feel just as confident with bright whites as you do with unbleached ones. The choice is yours…no...

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Recipe Video: Patatas Bravas

Looking for an awesome side dish to serve this summer at your cookouts and family dinners? Look no further than this traditional Patatas Bravas. This dish is traditionally served as bar snacks in Spain, but I bet you will crave it all the time! The flavor...

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Scrambled Egg Arepas

I love to travel the world through food…I usually plan my trips according to the flavors and ingredients of a region. I’ve never been to South America, but it’s highlighted on my haute list. Arepas are popular in Columbia and Venezuela. These cornmeal breads are basic...

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Vegan Maple Golden Milk

I’ve become so obsessed with Golden Milk….especially this vegan recipe I’m sharing with you. I love to drink this milky tea first thing in the morning and in the afternoon. It’s filled with great for you ingredients and tastes like a slightly sweet treat. This...

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One-Pot Meatball & Veggies Tortellini Soup

The snow is back in Telluride and that means soups on! We love this healthy recipe, it comes together really quickly (under 30 minutes) and tastes amazing. You get a few servings of veggies, lots of protein and great flavor in each and every bowlful....

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