My husband doesn’t really have a sweet tooth. He’s the kind of guy who would rather have another serving of dinner and skip the dessert (I can’t relate for the record). Despite this, he has a real soft spot for Black Forest cake. Therefore, once a year I indulge him for his birthday and make a towering cake piled high … View The Post
Summer is here and that means that boatloads of fresh local veggies! It’s so easy to eat ‘clean’ during those warm summer months when the gardens are overflowing with goodness, and there’s nothing more simple and perfect than a platter full of fresh cut veggies for your crew (no matter how big or small) to snack on! Of course, what is … View The Post
Does it get any more ‘summer’ than lettuce wraps? It was love at first bite when I tasted my first lettuce wrap: in fact, it was the FIRST thing that I ever posted on the blog! Lettuce wraps are the PERFECT hot weather food and are such a fun way to feed a crowd. Let’s face it, anything that your … View The Post
I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect the whole chia pudding trend to last as long as it has. However, I think I cast that judgement before I actually TRIED chia pudding! Super healthy, yummy, easy to make and incredibly versatile, it’s no wonder that it’s had such staying power. I love green smoothies (another trend that I hope never goes away) … View The Post
Quiche is one of those things that I make for special occasions, and my Quiche Lorraine recipe is always a hit. I wanted to make a more ‘springy’ version without the crust to lighten it up a bit more (I use lighter cream and far less bacon than a traditional version does as well). Of course make sure that your … View The Post
Now that we’re edging into some warmer weather, thoughts of cable knit sweaters, warm cups of tea and cozy dishes like Shepherd’s Pie are soon to become a distant memory. But before you pack up your fluffy slippers for the year (I can’t be the only one who owns a pair of these amazingly comfy and oh-so-unattractive footwear), pull out your … View The Post
The cookie gods were good to me on the day that I made these beauties. Recipe testing is rarely a straight forward process (understatement of the year), and usually requires multiple failures, with or without tears of frustration, before nailing it. These cookies were an exception. A gal needs a break every once in a while, I’ll take it!