May 2016: A Review

June! Just over a week of the first month of summer and I am already loving it! The older I get the more I despise the cold, so I’m more excited than ever for a hot summer spent grilling, eating ice cream, and lounging by the pool with some sweet summertime sips! This review of the month of May is filled with delicious recipes to keep you smiling all summer long, enjoy, my friends!

My Most Viewed Posts from May:

  1. The Farmer’s Daughter – Chincoteague, VA – Fresh, simple, and delicious seafood! If you’re ever in Chincoteague be sure to stop by! The Farmer's Daughter - Chincoteague Virginia * Once In A Blue Spoon
  2. Girl Scout Cookie Samoa Coconut Salted Caramel Chocolate Bark – The best Girl Scout Cookie in an addictive chocolate bark. Girl Scout Cookie Samoa Coconut Salted Caramel Chocolate Bark * Once In A Blue Spoon
  3. Orange Spiced Rum Hot Toddy – A warming and relaxing way to unwind. Orange Spiced Rum Hot Tea Toddy * Once in a Blue Spoon

My Favorite Links from May:

  1. Luke and I made these Migas (from Pinch of Yum) a few weeks ago and they instantly became our new favorite breakfast, I made them again last week and I cannot recommend them highly enough!

    Migas - eggs scrambled with crispy tortillas, garlic, jalapeño, and melted cheese served with black beans and avocado. Quick, easy, and SO DELICIOUS. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or brunch! |

    From Pinch of Yum

  2. Isn’t this Fresh Fruit Tart with Vanilla Marscarpone Cream (from Sally’s Baking Addiction) just so gorgeous!? 

    How to make homemade fresh fruit tart with buttery pastry crust and mascarpone cream filling! Recipe and step pictures on

    From Sally’s Baking Addiction

  3. While this Honey Chipotle Chicken Pizza with Goat Cheese (from How Sweet Eats) made sound like it’s got a lot going on it is AMAZING! This is another recipe Luke and I actually tested, and we both agreed, it’s the best pizza we’ve made at home thus far, all of the flavors work perfectly together!

    honey chipotle chicken pizza with goat cheese I

    From How Sweet Eats

  4. Thick and Soft Chocolate Peanut  Butter Cookies (from Cookes & Cups) look like melty, chocolate heaven.


    From Cookies & Cups

  5. You know I’m always up for a good taco, and these Grilled Salmon Tacos with Chipotle Mango Salsa + Tomatillo Avocado Slaw (from Wicked Spatula) look so fresh and delicious!

    Grilled Salmon Tacos with Chipotle Mango Salsa and Tomatillo Avocado Slaw - These are completely Paleo with one ingredient paleo taco tortillas!

    From Wicked Spatula

  6. I need this Coconut Lime Loaf Cake (from Two Peas and Their Pod) in my life stat! Coconut and lime just scream summer to me.

    Coconut Lime Loaf Cake Recipe

    From Two Peas and Their Pod

  7. 20-Min Teriyaki Chicken (from Gimme Some Oven) would be perfect for a weeknight dinner with tons of flavor.

    This 20-Minute Teriyaki Chicken recipe is quick and easy to make, naturally-sweetened with honey, and so flavorful! |

    From Gimme Some Oven

  8. I love love love trying new salsas and this Kiwi Avocado Salsa Verde (from Love & Lemons) looks so unique and flavorful, sweet, tangy, spicy, yum!

    Kiwi Avocado Salsa Verde

    From Love & Lemons

  9. Can we just talk about how gorgeous and decadent this Caramel Drenched Flourless Chocolate Cake (from What’s Gaby Cooking) looks?

    Caramel Drenched Flourless Chocolate Cake from (@whatsgabycookin)

    From What’s Gaby Cooking

  10. Fruity margaritas are my go to order at restaurants, and these Orange Raspberry Margaritas (from Heather Christo) are perfect!

    Oramge Raspberry Margaritas from

    From Heather Christo



Happy summer! Share your favorite links below 🙂

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