Melon Sangria

Melon Sangria Sharingthyme.com

Sangria is such a beautiful cocktail. It is playful and fun with all the colorful edible fruit inside. I remember my very first taste of sangria occurred at the dreamy Hotel San Jose in Austin. I must have been barely 21, still in college and. it. was. magical Out on the patio with good friends. That is what sangria will always remind me of….good times outside with friends. It doesn’t matter if it is red, white, hot or cold. I knew right then and there that it would need to be in my repertoire, and it has been ever since. I
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Frozen Mojitos

Frozen Mojito

This recipe is inspired by my oldest sister, Abbey. She loves mint and has a pool therefore making her a mojito expert She has made them for several years, and about a 100 different ways…frozen, iced, no ice, mint in the ice. You get the picture. She was telling me the other day that she was taking my margarita recipe and turning it into mojitos….only Abbey! I love it. So I did some r&d in the kitchen and this is what I have come up with for a delicious summer frozen mojito recipe! Enjoy…you will LOVE these green beauties. Just
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Cantaloupe + Goat Cheese Summer Salad

Cantaloupe + Goat Cheese salad

This salad screams summer to me…I just love it. I first had a combination similar to this at a farm to table dinner a few years ago. I think I tried to re-create it the next day. That summer I had tons of cantaloupes and arugula growing in my garden and it was our go-to summer salad. Years later, I still love the fresh sweet and spicy combination. Try this salad this summer & I am sure you will love it as well. 1. Cut a thin slice off of the top and bottom of the cantaloupe. This will help
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Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillo Salsa

My dear friend Juliana gave me this recipe years ago & it has been a staple in our home ever since. Since then we have had children and she is now known asSeñora Gile to our family. She comes over for spanish lessons & my boys adore her. That is how you know this recipe is amazing….she is Mexican, authentic. This recipe is the real deal. You will love it as everyone who tries it does! Enjoy! Tomatillo Salsa: 8 Large Tomatillos 2 cloves garlic 1 jalapeno (more or less depending on spicy level) 1 lime 1/3 cup cilantro 1
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Strawberry Jalapeño Margaritas

Strawberry Jalapeno Margaritas - Sharingthyme.com

Strawberry Jalapeño Margaritas 4 oz Strawberry Jalapeño Lime Juicee 1/2 oz Cointreau 3 oz silver tequila   Sugar + Salty Rim 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp  sugar   Dip your glass in a bit of the lime juice, or run a cut lime around the edge of your glass and then gently plunge into the salt and sugar mixture in a shallow dish wide enough for your glasses of choice.   Directions: 1. Salt rims with lime and sugar salty mixture. 2. Place all ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until the container is cold through to your hands. Pour into
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Strawberry Jalapeño Lime Juicee

Strawberry Jalapeño Lime Juicee - Sharingthyme.com

Strawberry Jalapeño Lime Juicee 4 16 oz cases strawberries 3 limes 1/2  jalapeño Directions: 1. In a juicer place washed strawberries. Juice. Add the jalapeño to the juicer. taste first to see how hot it is. You may need to add more or you may need to add less. All jalapeños not created equal. By hand add the lime juice, or fully remove skin with knife and add to juicer. 2. Pour into jars with lids and drink within 3 days.   Excellent as Strawberry Jalapeño Margaritas.    

Grapefruit Margarita

Grapefruit Margarita - Sharingthyme.com

This margarita is very cool and refreshing. Even if you do not like grapefruit, don’t let it fool you…you will enjoy this one. And you can’t beat that beautiful ballet slipper pink color that spills out into your glass. Enjoy! Grapefruit Margarita 3 oz ruby red grapefruit 1/2 oz lime juice 1/2 oz vanilla simple syrup 1/2 cointreau 3.5 oz tequila   Sugar + Salty Rim 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp brown sugar   Dip your glass in a bit of the blood orange juice and then gently plunge into the salt and sugar mixture in a shallow dish wide
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Honey Kiwi Strawberry Paletas

Honey Kiwi Strawberry Paletas Sharingthyme.com

1. Place your yogurt into a ziplock bag. Cut the the corner of the bag about a half inch. Pipe about a tablespoon of yogurt into the bottoms of each popsicle mold.  2. Drop a couple slices of strawberry into the bottoms, on top of the yogurt. (This should be about 1/2 strawberry per mold) 3. Pipe the rest of the yogurt on top of the strawberries, being careful to not get too much on the sides of the molds. Making sure you leave room at the top for the kiwis. (all depends on the size of your molds) 4.
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Green Juicee

Green Juicee - Sharingthyme.com

This is my moms recipe. She is the master juicer. She is always juicing something and it tastes amazing…every…time. I guess that is how it goes when you are a master She feeds my little brothers chickens all of the leftover pulp from her juicing escapades. The eggs those chickens produce are delicious, it must be because they are getting plenty of kale! So, this juice. It is so simple and easy to make, and remember the ingredients at the store. It is also a perfect base to throw in a few more things if desired. Try this one out,
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Topdressing with succulents

Top dressing with succulents - Sharingthyme

Lets talk pots…front porch pots to be specific. I have lived in my house for about 4 years now & I feel like it has been the battle of the plants in those big pots. One side gets quite a bit more sun & so I’m usually left with one healthy plant and one crispy brown one. A couple years ago I went for it and bought two fake spiral-y trees and just put real ivy and flowers as a topdressing below. That was much better than one crispy plant and one green one, but still one side was getting
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