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Asian Cabbage Rolls Recipe

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Happy First Day of October!    We will be posting more and more fall, winter and warm recipes as the weather starts to get colder. While we all love comfort food, one downside of cold weather food is it is much heavier (which adds on some extra cushion – wink…

Fall Into Autumn With These 10 Side Dish Recipes

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  Happy First Days of Autumn! Spice up your dinners by adding any of these easy Fall side dishes!    Our 10 Favorite Fall Veggie Side Dishes    1. Mashed Butternut Squash      Dairy-Free Option: Use vegan/dairy free butter and soy/potato/rice milk. Almond or coconut milk might make it taste a…

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Frosé Recipes (5 hrs vs. 5 mins)

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Have we gone too far? Maybe. But it’s totally worth it because if you love rosé and you love slushies then frosé will be your new favorite thing!  It’s my jam!  The perfect summer treat with just the right amount of alcohol. I’m obsessed!  I love frozen treats… and wine…

Pizza, pizza, pizza!

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  PIZZA, PIZZA, PIZZA…we all scream pizza (or is it ice cream?). Anyway, I’ve become a big fan of Stonefire Authentic Flatbreads. I discovered the product after getting on a flatbread binge. Making your own flatbread is such a fun date night or dinner party idea! Of course when I…

Homemade Almond Milk

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If you missed our play by play Almond Milk recipe demonstration on snapchat we’re about to do a review!  PS.  Don’t miss us again by adding us on snapchat @VerbalGoldBlog! Simple, easy, healthy, and tasty – making your own Almond Milk is a LOT easier than it sounds! With just…

Huevos Motulenos and Fried Plantains + Jamaican-Style Bloody Mary

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            •  Olive Oil •  1 cup Red Onion; chopped •  3 Cloves Garlic; chopped; plus 2 Cloves Garlic; roughly chopped •  1 1/2 cups Refried Black Beans •  6 Fresh Epazote Leaves; finely chopped – optional •  1/4 pound Mexican Chorizo; out of casings •  2 Tomatoes; roughly chopped •  2 Serrano…

White Sangria Recipe

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With our last weeks of summer coming up, here is a fantastic White Sangria recipe that I LOVE. Cool off with this awesome and refreshing drink!   Prep Time: 10 mins  Servings: 8 Glasses    INGREDIENTS  – 3 Tbsp Sugar  – 4 Shots Calvados or other Apple Liquor  – 1…

Sweets By Chan Guest Post // Nutella Brownies

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Hey lovely’s!   I’ve got a surprise for you!  I found this super sweet Atlanta blogger Chan and just had to share her talents over here on VGB!  Not only is she an amazing blogger but she’s a  fabulous photographer + baker!  Today she’s sharing this sweet Nutella Brownie recipe with us that…

Date Nights Ideas // Cooking Together

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Picture courtesy of Healing Tomato’s Blog + a link to homemade pizza sauce.     Cooking is a great bonding activity and it’s more fun to cook with someone. I’m spoiled and I’m usually spectating with a glass of wine but it’s a great date night. My favorite recipe to make…

5 Tasty Taco Recipes

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  We all love tacos, and if you don’t, you are missing out. The basic meat, sour cream, lettuce, tomato and cheese is a staple, but sometimes it’s nice to mix it up and get some new flavors and make it healthy!    Here are 5 taco recipes that I…

Summer Lemonade Series: Cucumber Pineapple Lemonade

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    2 cups of lemon juice (approx. 18 lemons)  3 cups of simple syrup  4 cups of water  1 pre-cut pineapple   1 or 2 cucumbers        Simple Syrup    Simple Syrup is easy to make- even for those who aren’t so great in the kitchen! It is equal…