Ginger Pear White Sangria - Sweet Autumn pears and zippy ginger join up in this spiced sangria that couldn't be more perfect for the season.

Ginger Pear White Sangria

Mother Nature is toying with me this year. She snapped her fingers and BAM – overnight, literally, it was fall. After a couple of weeks, I resigned myself to the fact that the summer...

Spicy Curry Popcorn - the perfect addicting balance between sweet and spicy.

Spicy Curry Popcorn

Popcorn has been one of my favorite snacks for as long as I can remember. Growing up, I’m pretty sure we enjoyed it most every evening. Nowadays, Friday is movie and popcorn night - and most...

5-Minute No-Cook Fresh Tomato Pizza Sauce - Just 5 minutes to homemade fresh tomato pizza sauce! It's easier (and more delicious) than you might think.  

5-Minute No-Cook Fresh Tomato Pizza Sauce

Move over, former favorite pizza sauce recipe. There’s a new homemade pizza sauce in town. It’s fresher, faster, and easier, and it rivals the sauce you’ll find at just about any pizza place in town. Seriously. There...

5 Perfectly Portable Lunchbox Salads

5 Perfectly Portable Lunchbox Salads

Every Friday I feature a small round-up of five delicious recipes from here and around the web. This week’s topic: 5 Perfectly Portable Lunchbox Salads. There’s something so satisfying about pulling a tasty pre-made salad out...

Autumn Fruit Salad with Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Dressing - crisp apples, sweet pears, and red grapes tossed with a creamy sweet dressing and topped with pecans.

Autumn Fruit Salad with Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Dressing

This year, we’re one of those families. You know, the ones who have the Halloween costume set before summer’s even over and their spooky house decorations out by mid-September? Yep. That’s me. For someone...

Smoky Delicata Squash & Black Bean Baked Quesadillas - Spicy seared delicata squash, blackened onions, black beans, and pepper jack, tucked inside a tortilla and baked until melty and golden. Serve with a little pico de gallo or fresh tomato slices and dinner's made!

Smoky Delicata Squash & Black Bean Baked Quesadillas

I had a heinous parenting day yesterday. Usually I hide it, hide out, and/or just vent to the hubby, but this time, I took it to Facebook, complete with a Facebook-appointed emotion. ” –...

Carrot Cake Cowboy Cookies

Carrot Cake Cowboy Cookies

Carrot Cake Cowboy Cookies. As a writer, the alliteration – all those C’s – pleases me. As a mother, the hidden veggies and other good stuff packed in there pleases me. As a cookie lover,...

5 Easy Breakfast Recipes to Make Ahead and Freeze

5 Easy Breakfast Recipes to Make Ahead and Freeze

Every Friday I feature a small round-up of five delicious recipes from here and around the web. This week’s topic: 5 Easy Breakfast Recipes to Make Ahead and Freeze. Mornings are the worst time to try to get...

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Quick & Easy Dinner: Cobb Salads

Whiny vegetarian moment: Why oh why do the main-dish salads at restaurants always only ever have chicken on them? It seems counter-intuitive to proclaim this, but vegetarians like salads too! I know, I know – I...

How to Cook Dried Beans and Freeze Them for Later

How to Cook Dried Beans and Freeze Them for Later

Beans, beans, the musical … I’ll stop now. Ahem … I’m an adult. Right. Hello! How are you? Do you love beans? Beans as a main, beans as a side, beans in chili, beans in...