All-Fruit Pomegranate-Mango Smoothie - Just four ingredients to sunshine in a glass!

All-Fruit Mango-Pomegranate Smoothie

All you need are just four different kinds of fruits – mango, pomegranate, banana, and orange – to make this All-Fruit Mango-Pomegranate Smoothie. Its runner-up name was “Winter Sunshine Smoothie,” because to me it...

Slow Cooker Quinoa, Sweet Potato, & Black Bean Chili - a protein-rich (and very tasty) vegetarian chili recipe

Slow Cooker Quinoa, Sweet Potato, & Black Bean Vegetarian Chili

When it comes to vegetarian chili recipes – especially ones made in the Crock Pot – I feel like I have to reign myself in. Or else basically, I’d have to call this blog...

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25 Healthy, Whole-Food, 100-Calorie Snacks (+ A Free Printable for Your Kitchen)

Remember Snackwells? That and the whole “fat-makes-you-fat” movement? That’s when I first used a type of diet to justify eating as much as I wanted (and then some) - as long as it didn’t have...

Salty kalamatas and pimento-stuffed green olives lend a little pizzazz to plain ol' hummus.

Olive Hummus

This started out as the slightly more exciting “Three Olive Hummus,” but when I realized I was out of plain black olives, I went with two olives instead. And it was just as tasty,...

Blood Orange and Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail recipe - Tart, juicy, and so happy, the pomegranate arils dance in the bubbles!

Blood Orange & Pomegranate Champagne Cocktails

Have your antioxidants and drink them too. With these Blood Orange & Pomegranate Champagne Cocktails, it’s possible! Though I have to admit, antioxidants weren’t really front-of-mind when I decided to make...

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Kitchen Treaty’s 5 Top Recipes of 2014

It’s hard to believe Christmas is already over. With a little one in the house who is finally old enough to really “get” Christmas, the holidays were pretty darn magical this year. Even though,...

Moroccan Spiced Almonds - Sweet, salty, and spicy. These easy roasted nuts are coated with Moroccan-inspired spices and roasted until crunchy and addicting. We love these with a nice light white wine! Perfect for gifting ... or keeping.

Moroccan Spiced Almonds

I first made these Moroccan Spiced Almonds for a small wine-tasting party this past June. The wine selection was Viognier (I may be a wine lover, but I’m not snooty about non-reds. Whites definitely have...

Slow Cooker Rosemary-Cranberry Mulled Cider

Slow Cooker Rosemary-Cranberry Mulled Cider

If you’re a Pinterest user, surely you’ve seen all of the “Make your house smell like Christmas!” posts this year. I adore the whole simmering pot idea and have done it many times myself....

5 DIY Coffee Syrup Recipes

5 DIY Coffee Syrup Recipes (Perfect for Last-Minute Gifting!)

Homemade gifts are always the best gifts – even more so when they’re gifts from the kitchen. I especially love the idea of whipping up a huge batch of coffee syrup, distributing it between some...

Sparkly Chocolate Snickerdoodles

Sparkly Chocolate Snickerdoodles

Iiiits cookie time! It’s the time of year when so many of us bite off more than we can chew. Literally and figuratively. I mean, there are so many cookies to be made this time...