Homemade Green Tortillas With Spinach and Cilantro

These tortillas have some spinach for color and a bit of cilantro. It's just the right amount of surprising flavor. You must try and see for yourself.  ...more

20 Food Blog Trends That Need to Die in 2015

Honestly, people, we don't know why we even bother. We do the very hard work of reading all the blogs and spotting all the hackneyed trends for you, and for what? We've officially lost the war on stripey straws, mason jars, quinoa, and pumpkin spice. ...more

How to Go Vegan in 9 Easy Steps

SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more

Use Extra Christmas Candy to Make These Fudge Recipes

My husband and I rarely eat dessert but if you opened our pantry you'd find yourself facing a whole shelf of candy. We rarely eat it but if we ever get a late-night craving for Skittles, Nerds, jelly beans or Swedish Fish, we're covered. Don't get me ...more

Quick and Easy Curried Chickpeas With Tofu

Let's talk about "quick and easy," two of my favorite words to find in a recipe title! I'm a strong believer that simple, convenient meals can also be flavorful and delicious. If you're trying to have a Meatless Monday dinner every week, collecting a variety of quick and easy meatless recipes can really help you reach your goal without getting bored or overwhelmed. ...more

4 Essential Tips for Smooth Homemade Hummus

Hummus is one of the easiest healthy appetizers to whip up and serve for nearly any occasion. From an intimate family gathering to a backyard barbecue, this simple blend of chickpeas and seasonings seems to fit. Paired with gluten-free pita bread, tortilla chips or fresh cut veggies, hummus is a wonderful way to add some plant-based protein to your table too. ...more
Great tips!  I like your tip of slowly adding the olive oil.  I usually add all ingredients to ...more

8 Things I Learned After a Week of Being a Gluten-Free Vegan

There are a lot of claims out there about how wonderful being a vegan is. It'll make the whites of your eyes brighter (raw vegans have even reported their eyes changing color). You'll have more energy. You'll be overflowing with nutrients and less likely to contract a number of chronic diseases. ...more
Hi there! I admire you and am pretty envious as well. Currently, I am doing a Paleo 30 day ...more

Her First Bra: The Foundation of Confidence

Excuse me male readers but I have a question for my female readers: Do you recall what adolescence was like? You know, when your body started going through ‘changes’ and one moment you were excited, and then the next you just wanted to cuddle up with your stuffed animals and pretend that nothing was changing? Our daughter has been having to face this time in her life...more

Coffee Tres Leches

Coffee Tres Leches Cake tastes like a delicious cross between Tres Leches cake and tiramisu and is a real crowd pleaser that’s perfect for a Cinco de Mayo celebration or any summer potluck. I’ve adapted this recipe from Sweet & Southern: Classic Desserts with a Twist , a cookbook I got for Christmas and am just getting around to using. It’s full of creative and modern southern twists on classic desserts like Satsuma Whipped Rice Pudding, Mint Julep Crème Brulee, and Ambrosia Pavlova ....more

Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes

These Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes are full of creamy orange-vanilla flavor. Perfect warm weather cupcake! A couple of weeks ago, my husband went out of town for the weekend ....more

Apricot Thyme Glazed Bacon Sticks

We are bacon lovers in my house. If I want the gang to come running, all I...more

Food Carving Sculptures

Don’t miss these beautiful food carving sculptures aboard the Regal Princess! Later this week I have a giant post filled with lots of the delicious food I experienced aboard the Regal Princess...more

Basil Corn Salad

This is such a great Summer salad and pairs well with that fresh off the grill burger! Check out our full blog webpage for additional inspirational and delicious recipes!!! Enjoy :)Whitney...more

1st Annual Reader Survery + $50 Williams Sonoma Gift Card Giveaway

Fill out the Reader Survey Next month marks five years of Country Cleaver. FIVE YEARS! That’s a kindergartener, people! ...more

Chocolate Coconut Cake

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Maple Bourbon Baklava

You know what this is? Maple Bourbon Baklava and it’s a little evil, that’s what. I’m not going to pretend I’m even the littlest bit sorry, though, because it’s also one of the better things I’ve ever turned out of my kitchen ....more

Healthy Mango & Raspberry Fruity Rollups

This recipe has been sat in my “to publish” folder for so long that I can’t even believe it. Seriously – we’re talking about over one year here. But with the ever-approaching bikini season creeping up on us, I thought you guys might appreciate a healthy homemade snack recipe – and here it is! ...more