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Gingerbread Waffles

Happy Friday! Kory and I are spending the weekend with friends in Denver but I thought I would pop in and share these delicious Gingerbread Waffles I made last weekend. Cause, you know it’s the holidays and gingerbread is so on trend right now.  So basically this is a traditional waffle recipe with a hit… Read More Gingerbread Waffles

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Friyay Faves 12

So it’s been a while since I talked about some of my favorite things from around the internet and world, so I thought I would kick off the weekend by letting you guys in on what I’ve been loving lately! First off, I recently finished the audible version of Harry Potter: A History of Magic… Read More Friyay Faves 12

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Jerk Chicken Tacos {with mango and avocado slaw}

Did someone say tacos?! It’s a happy Thursday over here on livinginsugar.com because it’s #nationaltacoday! So breakout those margaritas and pass around the salsa, today where talking Tacos! Not just any tacos though….these are special *slow cooker* Jerk Chicken Tacos inspired by my insta-friend Meg over at megseverydayindulgence.com (go check her out!) So aside from… Read More Jerk Chicken Tacos {with mango and avocado slaw}

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Apple Cinnamon Scones

Hello! oh my gosh, its finally friyay eve! so excited for this weekend and more than ready to get our beach mini-vaca underway! I hope you have something awesome planned for the long weekend ahead and maybe they’ll include these Apple Cinnamon Scones 😉 Even if your weekend plans don’t involve these scones, this recipe… Read More Apple Cinnamon Scones

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Brownie Bites

Ya’ll. I think I finally figured it out. These brownie bites will have you saying O-M-Goodness all day long. If you’ve read my recent post on brownie bites and my conundrum on getting them to come out of a pan, then you know that this is truly a *win* in my book! I stinkin’ love… Read More Brownie Bites

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Friyay Faves 10

Hello and thank goodness it’s Friday! I cant even tell you how excited I am that this week is almost over. So excite! But today I wanted to take a few minutes and talk about some things that I have been loving lately — So here is round 10 of friyay faves! So to get… Read More Friyay Faves 10

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Summer Squash Pasta

Hello hello! Welcome to another week! Just popping in to share a quick recipe that I made over the weekend to celebrate summer, which is not long for this year {thank goodness because it’s like 1049853092 degrees here in Alabama –bring on fall!}. But yea, despite my severe dislike for Alabama summers, all the stores… Read More Summer Squash Pasta

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Truffle Brownie Bites

Hello and happy Tuesday! Today I’m super stoked about this devilishly delicious recipe I have for you! Truffle Brownie Bites! Yum! Every week just gets a little bit better with some chocolate right?? right. Well these are actually a fluke recipe in that I intended on making brownie bites — just little bites of heaven… Read More Truffle Brownie Bites

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Friyay Faves 8

Hello and happy Friday! I’m so excited that the weekend is here and I’m back with another round of friyay faves — a recap of what I’ve been loving this past week and beyond! So lets jump right in! Dior Backstage Makeup — Face and body make up You guys! I LOVE this foundation. It’s the perfect… Read More Friyay Faves 8

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Homemade Fig Newtons

Hello and happy Thursday! I hope your Friday-eve is going well, the week has gone by quickly for me, I spent Monday and Tuesday at work and the rest of this week I’ve been in a course taught by UC Berkeley Business school professionals and instructors about innovation and change in various organizations and businesses.… Read More Homemade Fig Newtons

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Friyay Faves 7

Hello and happy Friyay! It’s time for another round of Friyay a Faves! Here’s just a few things I’ve been loving this week!  10 baking questions people ask me all the time…this article! Y’all it will help solve a lot of your baking woes! Ha! It’s actually very informative and answered some questions I didn’t… Read More Friyay Faves 7

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Banana Ricotta Cake

Hello hello! Welcome to a new week! Do you have anything exciting going on this week?? For me, it’s just a normal week at the office then next week, I’m heading up to New Hampshire for the 4th of July! Do you have any plans for the 4th? Regardless, I’ve got some motivation Monday going on… Read More Banana Ricotta Cake

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Mixed Berry Hand Pies

Hello! Happy Sunday! How can the weekend already be almost over!? Ugh. I feel as though it just started. We’ve certainly had a busy weekend, with a work party on Friday, running errands and cleaning the house on Saturday — we stayed up way to late watching Netflix too — to today when I’m recipe testing… Read More Mixed Berry Hand Pies

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Friyay Faves 6

Hello and welcome to another addition of friyay faves! Like I mentioned earlier this week, I’m in California for work so I’ve been having some good food and great shopping experiences while I’m here! I just said goodbye to all my money while Im out here. 😛 But! Aside from all that, I do have… Read More Friyay Faves 6

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Homemade Churros

Hello and happy Friday! Guys, its the best day of the week and it’s national doughnut day! So you know that is just an excuse to bake something up on this blog! So excited for the homemade churros. I mean, come on! Churros! It’s like being transported to a summer fair, or theme park…but right… Read More Homemade Churros

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BBQ Lemon Chicken

Hello! Happy Friday! Just popping in with a quick recipe for this BBQ lemon chicken that is perfect for your Memorial Day weekend!   I was actually inspired by one of those pre-seasoned chicken breast from Whole Foods. You can certainly buy some pre-seasoned chicken, but this recipe is super simple to put together, so… Read More BBQ Lemon Chicken

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M&M Candy Brownies

Hello! Happy Wednesday! Ok, so I have a confession to make, I’ve been obsessed with recreating the little Debbie fudge brownies — you know the ones. They come with little nuts or candies on top and they taste — like childhood. Right?! Well. I think I am one step closer with these brownies. They’re not… Read More M&M Candy Brownies

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Ultimate Meatloaf

Hello and happy Monday! Hopefully this week is starting off right for you annnnnnnd you’re looking forward to the long memorial weekend ahead! I know I am. Kory and I are heading to sunny St. Augustine Florida to spend time with family and friends this weekend, so may this week be short and the weekend be long!… Read More Ultimate Meatloaf

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Pistachio Apricot Scones

Happy Royal wedding day! I hope you guys are enjoying your weekend and enjoying the royal wedding and festivities!  We didn’t get up to watch the show, but of course we’re watching it after the fact. And…of course, in order to celebrate Meghan and Harry I made something! Pistachio Apricot Scones! These scones are so… Read More Pistachio Apricot Scones

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Cosmic Fudge Brownies

Hello! How’s your Wednesday going? Getting over that hump? I have mixed feelings about Wednesdays…I mean, half the week is gone so –yay!– but half the week still remains…– boo — so, yea. Mixed feelings. BUT! What I don’t have mixed feelings about are these Cosmic Fudge Brownies! Holy yum. They are rich and chocolatey… Read More Cosmic Fudge Brownies

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Confetti Macaroons

Hello and happy Monday! The beginning of another week and hopefully yours is off to a great start! I have a very festive recipe for you today in the form of Confetti Macaroons! If you follow me on Instagram and my stories, then you know I had some of these on my way back from Atlanta… Read More Confetti Macaroons

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Soft Almond Cookies

Hey hey! I’ve got a quick recipe for you as we head into the weekend. These soft almond cookies are a perfect gift for mom on Sunday, and maybe she’ll share with you. 😉  There’s something about biting into a soft pillowy cookie with a subtle hint of sugar and almond that just makes the… Read More Soft Almond Cookies

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Spaghetti and Meatballs

Hello! Happy Friday eve! Do you have anything fun planned this Mother’s Day weekend? I’m heading to Atlanta to visit some family, but that’s about it. I’m looking forward to relaxing!  Speaking of Mother’s Day, maybe you’re trying to think of something nice to get mom or better yet MAKE her on her special day… Read More Spaghetti and Meatballs

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“Key Lime” Cupcakes

Hello! Are you missing Cinco de Drinko? er….Cinco de Derby?….um….Cinco de Mayo!? There we go! I know I am. I hope your weekend was filled with friends, fun and of course, a little booze. But maybe you’re feeling nostalgic, or maybe you’re just ready for summer. Whatever the reason, I have a great cupcake recipe… Read More “Key Lime” Cupcakes

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Rosé Sangria

Happy Saturday! Oh boy, do I have a great “recipe” for you today! Get your weekend started right with this delicious rosé sangria! Yassss! Ok, so I know rosé isn’t typical in a sangria, but its a surprising twist on a classic. The trick to making this a perfectly refreshing drink for the summer is… Read More Rosé Sangria

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Sheet-Pan Nachos

Happy Tuesday! Today I have a great (and fast!) recipe that you *could* make to replace tacos for taco Tuesday….I mean, almost. But not really. How bout you make these sheet-pan nachos as a SIDE for your taco Tuesday? Deal? Cool. Anyway, Sheet-pan Nachos. Let’s do it. I mean, if you were planning on having tacos today… Read More Sheet-Pan Nachos

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Friyay Faves 3

Happy Friyay! It’s time for another round of Friyay Faves! I have a lot to talk about this week so let’s get right into what I e been loving this past week! Tatcha Silk Canvas Protective Primer I purchased this primer from Sephora during the recent Rouge 15% off sale (FYI: the second Beauty insider… Read More Friyay Faves 3

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FriYAY Favorites

Hello and happy FriYAY! Today I thought I would start a new series here on the blog talking about what I’m currently loving throughout the world of the inter-web and in life — so welcome to FriYAY Favorites! I feel like there are so many things to talk about that I’m currently excited about but I’ve… Read More FriYAY Favorites

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Mixed Berry Scones

Hello and happy hump day! Today we’re talking scones. Yummy delicious scones. With berries. did I mention that? These are a perfect breakfast for you on-the-go types a well a those work-from-home types. Just perfect all around! So I decided to whip these up because a) they are easy to make and b) because I… Read More Mixed Berry Scones

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Blood Orange Cupcakes

Hello and happy Monday! Let’s kick this week off with something sweet. These Blood Orange Cupcakes are a last hurrah as blood oranges go out of season and we welcome more spring/summer fruits. If you can’t find blood oranges, no worries, just use your favorite oranges and it will be delicious! So let’s get started,… Read More Blood Orange Cupcakes

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Southern Shrimp & Grits

Hello and welcome to Thursday! How’s your day going? Good I hope! I previewed this recipe a little on my Instagram age last night (@livinginsugar.blog) because hearing bacon sizzle is my happy place. #imiright Anyway, if you’re looking for a quick and easy week night meal, you’ve come to the right place! Southern Shrimp &… Read More Southern Shrimp & Grits

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Strawberry Ginger Pie

Hello and happy πday! or piiiiiiiiie day as my husband likes to call it. Whether you want to celebrate 3.14 repeating or you just like pie, I’ve got the recipe for you! This pie starts with an all butter crust and is filled with a delicious sugary strawberry ginger filling. This recipe comes from a cookbook… Read More Strawberry Ginger Pie

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Pie Crust Cookies

Hi! Wow…two posts in one day? Well aren’t you lucky! More like, I didn’t want to miss out on the chance to give you a simple and easy way to celebrate PI Day! Which happens to be tomorrow! Stay tuned though, because I have a pie recipe going live tomorrow that you wont want to… Read More Pie Crust Cookies

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Banana Oat Muffins

Good morning and happy monday! Sorry I have been MIA for so long — last week ended up being a little crazy. But! I’m back and with these delicious muffins that will brighten your monday right up! So without further a-do…lets get started! Ingredients: For Muffins: 2 Cups All Purpose Flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking… Read More Banana Oat Muffins

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Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake

Hello! Is it Tuesday already? Whew….thank goodness it’s not Monday. 😉 Tuesday is usually one of those days that gets forgotten, it’s not Monday, it’s not hump day, not Friday eve and certainly not the weekend….its just Tuesday. Regardless of how you feel about Tuesday — *this* recipe will jazz up your Tuesday, or really… Read More Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake

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Chocolate Babka

Hello! Its a gorgeous Sunday morning here in St Simons Island. Kory and I took the chance at the long weekend (presidents day is tomorrow — just FYI) to visit his parents at their cozy condo in SSI. So far we’ve eaten a lot of seafood and this morning we had a great breakfast at… Read More Chocolate Babka

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Pasta Carbonara

Hello! Are you at a loss for what to make for Valentines day dinner? Have someone special coming over or maybe you just want to try something different? Well I bet you have everything in your refrigerator & pantry to whip this recipe together! Its delicious and impressive, so let’s get going! Ingredients: 1 Ib… Read More Pasta Carbonara

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Hello and welcome to Valentines Week! All week-long I’ll be bringing you recipes and ideas for the sweetie in your life. Whether its Gal-entines day, treating your kids to something special, hearts day at work, or just a traditional Valentines Day celebration, these recipes are guaranteed to sweeten up your life. Today we’re talking cupcakes… Read More Red Velvet Cupcakes

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Turkey Bahn Mi

Hello hello! Is it just me, or do Tuesdays just seem to crawl by? Its one of those days where nothing seems to be urgent you know? It’s like you got the rest of the week to finish that project — why start now? #procrastination But you know what you shouldn’t procrastinate? Making these Turkey… Read More Turkey Bahn Mi

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Funfetti Cupcakes

Happy Monday! Are you happy its the start of a new week or do you have a case of the Mondays? Either way — this recipe is bound to make your day just a bit sweeter. 🙂 I mean, who doesn’t love funfetti cupcakes?? Ok, lets get into it. Ingredients: For Cupcakes: 2 Cups All Purpose… Read More Funfetti Cupcakes

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Stuffed Peppers

Hello & welcome to the middle of the week — that time when you ask yourself, do I really want to cook tonight? Why is it such a hassle to put something on the table?! Well I’ve got a great and EASY recipe to cure those mid-week blues. Stuffed Peppers! Easy, versatile, and down right… Read More Stuffed Peppers

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Whoopie Pies

Hello and happy Friday! Today I have a great recipe that is a flash back to my childhood. These chocolate whoopie pies are just so good you wont be able to resist. Here’s what you’ll need: For the Cookies: 2 Cups all-purpose flour 1/2 Cup Cocoa Powder 1/2 Cup Granulated sugar 1/2 Cup Brown sugar… Read More Whoopie Pies

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No Bake Oatmeal Bars

Happy hump day! This recipe is guaranteed to brighten your week — great for breakfast or a snack, these no bake oatmeal bars come together in a snap & are delicious. Here’s what you’ll need: 2 Cups Rolled Oats 1/2 Cup Peanut butter 1/4 Honey 1/2 Cup White Chocolate (melted) 1/4 Cup Dried Cranberries 1… Read More No Bake Oatmeal Bars

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Fluffy Almond Waffles

Hey there and happy Friday! Today I’ve got a great recipe you can make this weekend to really wow those people you live with — aka family, or roommates, or that random person that slept over last night…#nojudgement. Anywho…lets get right into makin’ these waffles! Here’s what you’ll need: Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cups Cake flour… Read More Fluffy Almond Waffles

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Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Yes — you read that right — Turkey PUMPKIN Chili — and yes its delicious. Don’t believe me? Ask the dish…just kidding, just make it and you’ll see! Ingredients: 1 Lb ground turkey 1/2 Red onion, chopped 2-3 Cloves garlic, chopped 1 jalapeno, chopped 1 14.5oz can diced tomatoes 1 15.5oz can Kidney Beans 1… Read More Turkey Pumpkin Chili