Peaches and Cream: A Healthy Version

I love peaches. Just the word "peaches" makes me think of summer orchards in the country, full of plump, sweet peaches, ready to be picked and eaten. I consider myself one lucky girl when it comes to peaches, since I live in Georgia and near South ...more

5 Ways to Make Quick Pickles

As Alton Brown says, “If you’ll just take a little time to learn a few basic procedures, not only the whole produce section, but the whole world, will be your pickle … and good eats.” It’s true: Quick pickles all sort of follow a pattern. You’ll be ...more

How to Make the Perfect Cobb Salad

Many of the fresh summer veggies that are usually spilling off my kitchen counter at this time of year have yet to make an appearance, because it's been so darn cool this summer (at least where I live!). But has that stopped me from creating ...more

5 Healthy Breakfasts You'll Love

Do you hate eating breakfast? Then don’t come over to my house. This meal will often have me making 12 servings of oatmeal, two or three dozen eggs, three loaves of whole-grain bread, a one-kilo tub of yogurt, or 24 whole-grain waffles, plus ...more

3 Ways to Transform Traditional Pesto

One of the most simple, delicious sauces is a classic pesto. Traditionally, pesto genovese, which is named after its originating home in Genoa, Italy, is a simple sauce made from nuts, cheese, garlic, basil, olive oil, and salt. While pine nuts are ...more

Low-Carb Jalapeño Bacon Biscuits

Everyone loves those Red Lobster cheddar biscuits, right? Today's recipe is a kicked-up version of those—with just one quarter of the carbs. According to their nutrition facts, each Red Lobster biscuit has 16 grams of carbs, whereas each of my biscuits have only four grams total carbs, and just two grams net carbs once you subtract the fiber. After making today's batch, I had to physically restrain myself from eating all of them, so be prepared to have your willpower tested once these come out of the oven. ...more

12 Salad Dressings That Will Transform Dinner Forever

As I create recipes for my blog, I keep tabs on all the salad dressings I've made with a little document that includes the ones I use most. These dressings are the ones I come back to time and time again, because they are flexible and tasty. Once you have these dressing recipes under your belt, you can transform endless salads! All the following recipes will dress a salad of 4 to 6 servings. ...more

Melting Witch Decorated cookie

Halloween is always a great time to make some funny things in the kitchen. This cute cookie, a tribute to the Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz, is one of my favorites. ...more

Just Three!

Here is a recipe for peanut butter cookies to enjoy this weekend...and yes...just three ingredients!!...more

Chocolate Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Ghost stories around a bonfire are such a fun tradition.  There's something about the lighting and the sounds of the fire crackling that lend an eerie atmosphere.  GREAT conditions for a storyteller!...more

Yummy Pumpkin & Kale Salad

 Gosh, I don't know what I love more about this season... the crisp air, drinking warm tea, or the cozy food!  Try this super yummy kale, pumpkin, and goat cheese salad to get some fall flavor. ...more

French Onion Soup (Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly)

Please enjoy this amazing French Onion Soup Recipe ...more

Homemade Three Cheese Ravioli

Perfect Kitty Paw ...more

(Sweet Corn & Vegetable Soup)

I am not one of those who loves slurping up hot soups or broths for my meals. Soupy noodles, porridge, steamboats – these are the least of my favourite dishes, be it at home or when I eat out. It’s probably due to the humid and hot weather in Singapore that makes for such a preference in me....more

Low-Carb Jalapeño Bacon Biscuits

Everyone loves those Red Lobster cheddar biscuits, right? Today's recipe is a kicked-up version of those—with just one quarter of the carbs. According to their nutrition facts, each Red Lobster biscuit has 16 grams of carbs, whereas each of my biscuits have only four grams total carbs, and just two grams net carbs once you subtract the fiber. After making today's batch, I had to physically restrain myself from eating all of them, so be prepared to have your willpower tested once these come out of the oven. ...more

Healthy Parmesan Hasselback Potatoes

Some people feel that having a potato with a meal is going to cause weight gain, but the reality is that it isn't the potato that does this. What does this is what we put on those potatoes and how much we have. One way to avoid adding the wrong things to potatoes is a healthy hasselback potato made using olive oil and seasonings that will add all the flavor you need. A hasselback potato done right needs very little salt or none at all because the flavor will come from the seasonings....more

Cleaver Cupcakes

Halloween is quickly approaching, and I’ve got another fun dessert for you!  I saw these candy cleavers in a grocery store around Halloween last year and snatched them up. The package had a picture of the cupcakes I did below on it. I love seeing pictures of creative desserts and making them at home. They were super easy and a lot of fun. The cleavers are sold out on Wilton’s website, but they’re still available on Amazon....more