Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes

Happy National Blueberry Pancake Day!! To celebrate, I partnered with Driscoll's to bring you a really delicious spin on traditional blueberry pancakes: Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes. Adding … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Star Cookies (Zimtsterne)

Cinnamon Star Cookies (Zimtsterne)

Now that Santa has waved from his sleigh in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, it is officially the Christmas season! (Does anyone else use this reference, or just my family?) New York may … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Gingerbread Cookies

Pumpkin Gingerbread Cookies

Halloween and dessert go together like peanut butter and jelly. Or maybe that's only true on my blog (I have quite a few Halloween desserts on here). Who cares? More yummy desserts for us to … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cake Bites

Pumpkin Cake Bites

I've waited long enough. It's time to give in to the most wonderful time of year. No, not Christmas. Autumn! And the best way to really dive in to the season? Pumpkins, of course! I love … [Read more...]

Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies

So, I've avoided making this recipe for months. Seriously, MONTHS. Black bean brownies always sounded really um... not tasty... to me. This recipe is from a cookbook I received ages ago called … [Read more...]

Autumn Apple Salad with Cinnamon Honey Dijon Dressing

Autumn Apple Salad with Cinnamon Honey Dijon Dressing

It's September which means apples are right in their prime season! Although apples are available year-round, most apples ripen in the August-October time frame. I've had a craving for apples ever … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Noodle Soup (Pho)

Vietnamese Noodle Soup (Pho)

I had a hankering for pho this week so I figured I would try to make it! This at-home recipe has a bit of a darker broth but boy does it taste good! I found this recipe on Food Network and was … [Read more...]

Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

I have been in full on grilling mode recently. I can't seem to get enough of recipes made on the grill! So as the end of summer continues to creep closer, I am trying to get in all of the grilling I … [Read more...]

Blueberry Breakfast Bars

Blueberry Breakfast Bars

I have a coworker who absolutely loves blueberries. She is retiring this week, and I wanted to make her a blueberry treat before she left. I adapted this recipe for Blueberry Breakfast Bars on The … [Read more...]

Blueberry Coffeecake with Almond Streusel

Blueberry Coffeecake with Almond Streusel

My boyfriend and I were visiting friends this weekend and I wanted to bring a little something for everyone to enjoy. This month's Cooking Light gave me the perfect recipe: Blueberry Coffeecake with … [Read more...]

Haroset-Braised Short Ribs

Haroset-Braised Short Ribs

Passover begins tonight so I wanted to share a recipe I found from Martha Stewart that is Passover-friendly. The recipe can be made ahead of time and reheated but I just made it all in one day (this … [Read more...]

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Slow Cooker Chicken & Chickpea Tagine

Tagine or Tajine dishes are Moroccan slow cooked dishes named after the pot they are cooked in. The dishes are typically a stew with a protein, spices, and fruit. Cooking Light had a version with … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Nutella French Toast Casserole with Caramelized Bananas

Slow Cooker Nutella French Toast Casserole with Caramelized Bananas

As most of the U.S. has been dealing with seriously cold weather and snow, I thought it was time to share another French Toast recipe. Without fail, people always go out before a storm and stock up on … [Read more...]

Star Anise Snickerdoodles

Star Anise Snickerdoodles

Boy did I start my cookie baking late this year! I can't believe Christmas is just days away. I was recently sent  a beautiful carved cinnamon bark box with 3 oz of Vietnam cinnamon by World Vision so … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Pie

Caramel Apple Pie

You can never have too many pie recipes during the holidays! This one is a great spin on a traditional apple pie that adds caramel to really amp up the flavor. The recipe comes from Organic Valley and … [Read more...]