Where to Eat Near Disneyland

Disneyland may be its own world, but it's at the center of the Anaheim Resort District, a swirling galaxy of hotels, restaurants, and shops. Which means that, even outside of the park's hedge-ringed atmosphere, you'll find a multitude of places ...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, ...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 ...more

Lightened-Up Chorizo Fiesta Skillet

On our way home from a trip, Aldo and I stopped at Bob's Diner in Manchester, Vermont, for breakfast. I had a bacon-sausage-home fries breakfast skillet with two eggs on top, and it was THE. MOST. DELICIOUS. BREAKFAST. EVER. They served it in a ...more

A Much-Needed Morning Smoothie | Vitamin C Boost Recipe

According to Google, 1 medium-sized orange contains 70 milligrams of Vitamin C; a banana has about 10 milligrams; 1 cup of mango has approximately 60; and (surprisingly) a few handfuls of kale contain roughly 160 milligrams! If you're keeping up, ...more

What a Food Blogger Dinner Party Looks Like

Food bloggers rita and Sara collaborated on a fabulous spring dinner menu and hosted parties in their respective homes on the same night. They then shared their parties/menu on their blog. I went to Brita's party—here's a peek at how it looked! ...more

180-Plus Recipes for Cinco de Mayo: Fish Tacos, Shredded Beef Enchiladas and Margaritas Galore!

Cinco de Mayo is coming up, so there’s no excuse not to put together a festive meal for friends and family. ...more

How to Make a Fridge Inventory

Ideally, a fridge/pantry inventory is something you do once and then maintain. I couldn't handle having to go through and count everything once a month. But once it is done, you have this new handle on exactly what you have available to use and you will probably be surprised just how much is actually in your house. ...more

White Chocolate Brownies

If you like brownies, you’re going to love White Chocolate Brownies: soft, fudgy, and ridiculously addicting! OK, I have to say: these are the best things I’ve made all month. Don’t get me wrong, my Pina Colada Cake...more

Southwestern Chicken Pasta

Southwestern Chicken Pasta – A creamy southwestern style pasta with black beans, corn, chicken and tons of flavor. ...more

Pimm Palmer

Mother’s Day is coming up in a few days, and I thought I’d go a little out of the ordinary (for me, anyway) and post a cocktail recipe that seems appropriate for Mom. Well, not my mom…but it seems like a drink that moms would like. My mom really doesn’t drink alcohol (maybe once every 5.2 years) but she’d probably like this one ....more

Cajun Quinoa with Sausage and Kale

Today we talk man food. Okay, that kind of made me chuckle. But the husband declared that this cajun quinoa is a man meal so I’m rolling with it ....more

Zucchini-Wrapped Cheesy Pea Burgers #FoodieExtravaganza

Fresh peas, goat cheese and Parmesan seasoned with garlic, lemon zest and loads of fresh basil make a flavorful patty, even before wrapping in zucchini and grilling! This month I am hosting the Foodie Extravaganza party and so I have the privilege of choosing the food holiday we are going to celebrate. I had a look at the calendar and couldn’t even consider any of the other options when I Please click on the title to see the full post ....more

Raspberry Lemon Danish

Are you celebrating Mother's Day with a brunch or a tea?In either case, I have a perfect addition....more

camp gathering vt recap

Welcome! If you’re new here you may want to sign up for my email list or follow me on facebook to keep up with the latest posts. Last week I was lucky enough to go on a blogging retreat for two nights right here in the Green Mountains of Vermont ....more

Cocoa Chocolate Pudding with Dark Chocolate Shavings

For the final day of Kids Delight Creamy Food, I have a dark chocolate pudding. Did you think it was possible to wind up this theme without a treat for my kids? Well even if I think of doing it, it becomes impossible ....more

May Flowers Lemon Cupcakes

These May Flowers Lemon Cupcakes are as sweet and simple as it gets. Made with just 5-ingredients and topped with adorable marshmallow flowers, they’re perfect for Mother’s Day and other spring occasions. Hey friends! ...more

Zesty Orange Sea Salt

Salt is one of my top three ingredients for all meals. I am continually reaching for it when I cook, along with freshly cracked pepper and olive oil....more