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Baked Firecracker Salmon

Need something to keep you warm this holiday season? Forget the fireplace, the snugly wool blankets, and the snow bunny earmuffs. Firecracker salmon warms you from the inside. Wooooeee!!! The first bite of this...

Carrot Zucchini Fritters

Hanukkah is just around the corner, and what kind of food blogger would I be if I didn’t make some latkes?! For those that don’t know the lingo: latkes = potato pancakes. When I first...

Kale Pesto

Two words: Kale. Pesto. This isn’t just the best kale pesto. This is the best pesto I’ve ever had. Yeah, you heard me! Here’s the thing. I get super excited when I find a new...

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

If you still have holiday shopping to do (eh hem every male in my family) then checkout some of these ideas for your lady, or sister, or mom, or friend, or <insert female gift...

Three Cheese Zucchini Bites

A brief update as to what’s been going on: Yesterday was a bit nuts. Both kids had doctor’s appointments at which they may, or may not, have turned into Gremlins. I have eye witnesses....

Mediterranean Endive Boats

OK! I have my naptime latte and am ready to sit down a type a post for you peeps 🙂 Er, I need one more sip before we begin. Ok, that was more like 3...

Shortbread Cookies

‘Tis the season for cookies! I want to tell you a magical Christmas story about a 9 year old girl and a gingerbread cookie. Every Christmas my mom would make homemade breads for our neighbors....

Spaghetti Squash Sausage Bake

There are flurries outside, y’all!! I can’t believe it! I woke up, marched immediately downstairs to drink my coffee, played with the kids, an hour later decided it was time to get out of...

Balsamic Roasted Veggie Wraps

These veggie wraps are a staple in our house. Every time I go to the food store I buy wraps and goat cheese as a back up. If there’s ever a night I can’t quite...

No Bake Fudge Brownies

This was quite the day. My youngest son is 6 months and was up for an hour last night crying 🙁 I can only guess he’s teething (pretty much what I say anytime I...

Almond Coconut Crusted Tilapia

Oh you fancy huh? Ever go to a restaurant and you see an item on the menu and you feel like, um, that’s SO FANCY?!! Just me? Anyway, that’s me with almond crusted tilapia. I’m...

Vanilla Almond Milk

Vanilla Almond Milk

    NOW! Let’s make some Vanilla Almond Milk!! Soak your almonds in a jar with water overnight.  When you’re ready to make the almond milk, drain the water and discard it. Rinse the...