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Boneless Buffalo Chicken Bites | Ready in 20 Minutes

Boneless Buffalo Chicken Bites | Ready in 20 Minutes

Boneless Buffalo Chicken Bites. Delicious, Quick + Easy. Ready in 20 minutes. Everything you love about Buffalo wings without the bones + the mess. These little tasty beauties are spicy and zesty — the perfect finger food. + Since they aren’t deep fried they are a healthier option.

Buffalo Chicken Bites
Delicious, Quick + Easy. Ready in 20 minutes. Everything you love about Buffalo wings without the bones + the mess. These little tasty beauties are spicy and zesty — the perfect finger food. + Since they aren't deep fried they are a healthier option. via @mermaidsandmojitos
Caprese Salad an Italian Classic

Caprese Salad an Italian Classic

Caprese Salad an Italian Classic. Layers of tomato and mozzarella topped with basil and drizzled with balsamic vinegar. Fresh and tasty.

Caprese Salad an Italian Classic
Layers of tomato and mozzarella topped with basil and drizzled with balsamic vinegar are the perfect compliment to just about any meal.  Fresh and tasty. via @mermaidsandmojitos
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Coconut Chicken Pineapple Curry

Coconut Chicken Pineapple Curry

Creamy and spicy Chicken Pineapple Curry. Way better than take-out. Simple and easy and on the table in less than 30 minutes. Filled with fresh veggies and just a touch of sweetness from the pineapple. Elegant enough for entertaining, simple enough for dinner tonight!

Chicken Pineapple Curry.  Better than take-out.  Simple and easy and on the table in less than 30 minutes.  Elegant enough for entertaining, simple enough for tonight! via @mermaidsandmojitos
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This is me hangin’ out on the boat – it’s an absolutely gorgeous day in the Florida Keys – doing what wannabe mermaids do best…splashing in the waves + soaking up the sun. Life’s amazing.

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  • Peach and strawberry white sangriaWhite Sangria with White Peaches, and Strawberries
    White Sangria with White Peaches and Strawberries is refreshing and easy to make cocktail for your next barbecue. Make a pitcher or 2 the night before your BBQ. I love sangria and this one is especially unusual. Try different fruit combinations or mixing white wine with a sweeter white zinfandel. This is a definite make in advance recipe. You need time for the syrup to chill before blending with the wine. I make mine a day in advance to let the flavors blend. […]
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  • Grilled Fish Tacos With mango salsaFish Tacos with Mango Salsa
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  • Sundried Tomato and Cheese FrittataSun-Dried Tomato, Eggplant Cheese Frittata
    Add this amazing Sun-Dried Tomato, Eggplant Cheese Frittata to your holiday brunch menu. It's super easy to make and you can use any assortment of leftover vegetables.  Frittatas are easy to make, inexpensive, and can be served hot or cold. Leftover frittatas travel well so you can use them as a filling for your morning breakfast sandwich or pack them in your lunch box for a simple nutritious lunch.  They can also be reheated in a microwave or in a non-stick skillet. […]

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How to Entertain Safely | Covid-19

How to Entertain Safely | Covid-19

Learn How to Entertain Safely During Covid-19. Keep family and friends safe as we return to entertaining responsibly. Enjoy life and celebrations with these easy to follow tips. Simple steps to stay healthy.

Learn How to Entertain Safely During Covid-19.  Keep family and friends safe as we return to entertaining responsibly. Enjoy life and celebrations with these easy to follow tips.  Simple steps to stay healthy. via @mermaidsandmojitos
Budget Friendly Chili Seasoning Spice Mix

Budget Friendly Chili Seasoning Spice Mix

This Budget Friendly Chili Seasoning Spice Mix is the perfect chili spice blend to have on hand to quickly make tacos or chili. When you make your own spice blends, you can save a bunch of money buying frequently used spices in bulk and you’ll be able to control the level of spiciness and the spice balance to your preference. Bonus – no chemical additives, preservatives or flavors enhancers, so it better for you and the family.

Budget Friendly Chili Seasoning Spice Mix via @mermaidsandmojitos
Rosette Italian Vegetable Tart

Rosette Italian Vegetable Tart

A Rosette Italian Vegetable Tart is easy to make and absolutely delicious, plus it’s beautiful. Guests will rave about this veggie tart.

Rosette Italian Vegetable Tart via @mermaidsandmojitos
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