Love and Confections: 2017

July 30, 2017

Almond Joy Coconut Macaroons

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Crunchy, chewy, nutty and chocolate-covered Almond Joy Coconut Macaroons taste just like the beloved candy bar and are an easy treat to make.

Almond Joy Coconut Macaroons from LoveandConfections.com

July 16, 2017

Tangerine Sweet Tea

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Tangerine juice brightens the traditional sweet tea and gives it a fun, southern, summer flair.

This recipe is sponsored by Dixie Crystals 
Tangerine Sweet Tea from LoveandConfections.com

July 15, 2017

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

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Rich chocolate cookies, maraschino cherries and creamy chocolate ganache combine in a delectable treat - Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies from LoveandConfections.com

July 11, 2017

Strawberry Peach Pound Cake Trifle

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Homemade pound cake, strawberries, peaches and a vanilla cream filling make this trifle over-the-top, refreshing and easy to make for any summer gathering.

This recipe is sponsored by Dixie Crystals
Strawberry Peach Pound Cake Trifle from LoveandConfections.com

July 6, 2017

Key Lime Strawberry Poke Cake

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Homemade vanilla poke cake with key lime and strawberry fillings and topped with whipped cream is a taste of the tropics at home. Tart and sweet combine in a delicious and fun summer treat.

This recipe is sponsored by Dixie Crystals
Key Lime Strawberry Poke Cake from LoveandConfections.com

July 3, 2017

Easy Toddler Fairy Garden #SnackSnapShare #SnackStories

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackSnapShare #SnackStories #CollectiveBias

Fairy Gardens are an easy and interactive DIY to get your toddler outdoors this Summer and help ignite their imagination.

Easy Toddler Fairy Garden from LoveandConfections.com #SnackSnapShare #SnackStories

June 30, 2017

Almond Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Yogurt Dressing #StonyfieldBlogger

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One of my favorite appetizers has been transformed into a delicious salad. Almond Chicken Salad is topped with homemade Honey Mustard Yogurt Dressing for a delicious everyday meal.

Thank you Stonyfield and Taylor Farms for sponsoring this post.

Almond Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Yogurt Dressing from LoveandConfections.com #StonyfieldBlogger

June 29, 2017

Almond Beer-Battered Chicken Fingers

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Almond Beer-Battered Chicken Fingers are a delicious addition as a party appetizer, or great protein for any meal, salad or wrap.

Almond Beer-Battered Chicken Fingers from LoveandConfections.com


June 23, 2017

Vanilla Bean and Mint Layered Smoothie #StonyfieldBlogger

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Vanilla bean and mint smoothie is a refreshing and fun layered drink. Flecks of vanilla bean float in one layer while mint combines with spinach for a beautiful green layer.

Thank you Stonyfield and Walmart for sponsoring this post.

Vanilla Bean and Mint Layered Smoothie from LoveandConfections.com #StonyfieldBlogger

June 4, 2017

Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowls #SundaySupper #JuneDairyMonth

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Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowls are not only pretty and delicious, but will also leave you fueled and energized for your day ahead!

This post is sponsored by Florida Dairy Farmers in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own.

Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowls from LoveandConfections.com #SundaySupper #JuneDairyMonth

May 31, 2017

Easy Springtime Vegetable Pasta Primavera #ForWhatMattersMost

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I have received information and materials from ©Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 2017. The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post. #ForWhatMattersMost #CollectiveBias

Pasta Primavera is an easy and versatile Springtime dish. Sauteed vegetables and pasta are topped with lemon juice and Parmesan cheese. Any protein can be added for a heartier dish.

Easy Springtime Vegetable Pasta Primavera from LoveandConfections.com #ForWhatMattersMost

May 19, 2017

Central Florida Zoo #StonyfieldBlogger

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A trip to the zoo through the eyes of a child is one of the best experiences. Seeing new animals, feeding giraffes, and playing in the splash pad were the highlights of the day.

I have an ongoing relationship with Stonyfield Yogurt as a recipe developer and brand ambassador. I receive product, coupons and/or compensation for posts featuring their products.


May 15, 2017

Ambrosia Angel Food Cake

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A classic Southern dessert gets a fun twist when combined with angel food cake. Ambrosia salad becomes the filling and garnish for a light and fluffy angel food cake, frosted with marshmallow-flavored frosting and toasted coconut.

Ambrosia Angel Food Cake from LoveandConfections.com

May 12, 2017

Toasted Coconut Crunch Ice Cream #makeitwithMILK #FWCon

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Toasted coconut and chocolate covered cacao nibs are the perfect accompaniment for a rich and creamy coconut-flavored ice cream!

This recipe was created for the #makeitwithMILK contest in conjunction with the Food Wine Conference. I was not compensated for this post. All opinions are mine alone.

Toasted Coconut Crunch Ice Cream from LoveandConfections.com #makeitwithMILK #FWCon

Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats Milkshake #FWCon #makeitwithMILK

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Monster milkshakes are all the rage, and this over-the-top Rainbow Rice Krispies Treat Milkshake with homemade marshmallow-flavored ice cream is calling your name!

This recipe was created for the #makeitwithMILK contest in conjunction with the Food Wine Conference. I was not compensated for this post. All opinions are mine alone.

Rainbow Rice Krispies Treat Milkshake from LoveandConfections.com #FWCon #makeitwithMILK

Banana Nut Bread Buttermilk Pancakes #BrunchWeek

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When breakfast smells like a warm loaf of mom’s famous banana bread, you know it’s going to be a good day. Old-fashioned buttermilk pancakes are the base for this easy and delicious banana nut bread pancake recipe.

Banana Nut Bread Buttermilk Pancakes from LoveandConfections.com #BrunchWeek #sponsored

May 11, 2017

Very Berry Basil Moscow Mule #FWCon #BerryDelish

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Very Berry Basil Moscow Mule is a refreshing twist on the classic, with 3 different Wish Farms berries - blueberries, strawberries and blackberries. The addition of basil makes it wonderfully herbaceous and refreshing. 

This recipe was created for the #BerryDelish contest in conjunction with the Food Wine Conference. I was not compensated for this post. All opinions are mine alone.

Very Berry Basil Moscow Mule from LoveandConfections.com #FWCon #BerryDelish

Apple, Grape, and Walnut Chicken Salad #BrunchWeek

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Apple, Grape, and Walnut Chicken Salad is always a favorite when I am brunching with friends. Crisp Lady Alice Apples give it a sweet crunch that makes this the perfect brunch dish.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

Apple, Grape, and Walnut Chicken Salad from LoveandConfections.com #BrunchWeek #sponsored

May 10, 2017

White Cheddar Pimento Cheese Spread #BrunchWeek

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I always have appetizers on hand when guests are coming over, and this White Cheddar Pimento Cheese Spread made with Cabot Cheese is easy to whip up and perfect for a make-ahead snack.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

White Cheddar Pimento Cheese Spread from LoveandConfections.com #BrunchWeek #sponsored

May 9, 2017

Asparagus, Egg & Prosciutto Brunch Pizza #BrunchWeek

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Pizza for brunch isn't always the obvious choice, but create a delicious dough with Red Star Yeast, top it with Michigan asparagus, prosciutto and eggs, and you have yourself the perfect #BrunchWeek pizza!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

Asparagus, Egg & Prosciutto Brunch Pizza from LoveandConfections.com #BrunchWeek #sponsored

May 8, 2017

Mimosa Bar #BrunchWeek

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Mimosas are my requirement for brunch and my homemade mimosa bar is sure to steal the show!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.


Mimosa Bar from LoveandConfections.com #BrunchWeek #sponsored

#BrunchWeek 2017 & Giveaway!

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Welcome to the fifth annual #BrunchWeek hosted by Terri from Love and Confections and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures. We are so excited to have you join us this year as we celebrate Brunch and prepare for Mother's Day. 

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.


May 2, 2017

Blackberry Lemon Bramble

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A refreshing cocktail with a berry-licious twist: blackberries, lemons, simple syrup, gin and ginger ale combine into a refreshing drink, perfect for happy hour or evening cocktail. It easily turns from a cocktail to a mocktail too!
 
Blackberry Lemon Bramble from LoveandConfections.com

April 25, 2017

World Penguin Day, The AZA & Stonyfield YoKids! #StonyfieldBlogger

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Today is World Penguin Day and my favorite yogurt company, Stonyfield Organic, is celebrating in a big way by partnering with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. 


April 18, 2017

Red Velvet Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Red Velvet Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Icing is easily a family favorite. Use a box mix for a shortcut and top it off with adorable sprinkles!

Red Velvet Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting from LoveandConfections.com

April 11, 2017

Sweet Cream Tres Leches #SplashofDelight

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Sweet Cream Tres Leches is a delicious spin on the classic dessert. Moist cake is soaked with three different milks, including International Delight® Cold Stone Creamery™ Sweet Cream.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SplashofDelight #CollectiveBias

Sweet Cream Tres Leches from LoveandConfections.com #SplashofDelight

March 30, 2017

Carnitas Burrito Bowl #RealFlavorRealFast

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Carnitas Burrito Bowls are fresh, fast and perfect for a weeknight meal that is ready in under 30 minutes!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RealFlavorRealFast #CollectiveBias

Carnitas Burrito Bowl from LoveandConfections.com #RealFlavorRealFast

March 20, 2017

Bacon Jam & Ham BLT #SandwichWithTheBest

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SandwichWithTheBest #CollectiveBias

Bacon Jam & Ham BLT is a delicious and easy sandwich made with only 6 ingredients! Toasted Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse™ Hearty White, Hillshire Farm® Thin Sliced Honey Ham, Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise, tomato, spinach and bacon jam are sandwiched to make the perfect twist on the classic BLT.

 
Bacon Jam & Ham BLT from LoveandConfections.com #SandwichWithTheBest

March 15, 2017

Shamrock Fudge

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Smooth and creamy fudge is given a fun twist for St. Patrick’s Day by turning it green and topping with lucky sprinkles.
Shamrock Fudge from LoveandConfections.com

March 14, 2017

Cherry Hand Pies for #PiDay

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Cherry Hand Pies are just about the easiest dessert that takes little effort and looks gorgeous. There's something special about mini pies and these cuties are perfect for Pi Day!

Cherry Hand Pies from LoveandConfections.com

March 13, 2017

Rainbow No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

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Rainbow No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits are an easy and colorful dessert perfect for a Spring celebration or holiday treat. Top with whipped cream and colorful sprinkles for a show stopping presentation. 

Rainbow No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits from LoveandConfections.com

March 10, 2017

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Bars

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Chocolate and strawberries are always a winning combination. Luscious strawberry filling tops a chocolate bar that's a mix between a cookie and a brownie. A drizzle of chocolate ganache tops these delectable Chocolate Covered Strawberry Bars.

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Bars from LoveandConfections.com

March 6, 2017

An Announcement from Stonyfield Yogurt #StonyfieldBlogger

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I have a love affair with Stonyfield Organic and I'm not ashamed to say it. We use Stonyfield quite a bit, whether for morning smoothies, in baked goods, and even sauces and dips. I am excited to celebrate with Stonyfield and share a special announcement that Stonyfield is now a B Corporation!



February 13, 2017

Heart Shaped Cookie Boxes

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Heart-shaped Cookie Boxes are almond-scented sugar cookies stacked to hide a sweet surprise inside. These are perfect for Valentine's Day, or any special occasion.

Heart Shaped Cookie Boxes from LoveandConfections.com

January 31, 2017

Chipotle Ranch Dip Taco Bar #StonyfieldBlogger

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Chipotle Ranch Dip Taco Bar is the perfect appetizer or party food. Create your perfect layered dip with all your favorite toppings, and Stonyfield Yogurt's newest product - Double Cream.

Chipotle Ranch Dip Taco Bar #StonyfieldBlogger from LoveandConfections.com

January 24, 2017

Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer

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Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer is sweet, tart, and a great non-alcoholic party drink. Make it extra pretty with some fresh mint and cute straws for someone special!

Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer from LoveandConfections.com

January 6, 2017

Pay It Forward for Cocktails and Chemo #StonyfieldBlogger

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Happy New Year. Paying it forward is the perfect way to a fresh start, and Stonyfield Yogurt helped me pay it forward for the Cocktails and Chemo Foundation!

Pay It Forward for Cocktails and Chemo #StonyfieldBlogger