OMG, Tiramisu Cupcakes Are Real

The topping is a mixture of thick and creamy mascarpone cheese and whipped cream, with only a tablespoon of sugar so it stays true to the real tiramisu flavor, which isn't overly sweet. Then it's topped with dark cocoa powder for a hint of chocolate. ...more

How to Get Your Photos Accepted to Foodgawker

Getting your photos accepted to Foodgawker is something that a lot of us struggle with as food bloggers, but I promise it's not as hard as they make it out to be. Getting your photos accepted to Foodgawker is tough at first, until you figure out what ...more

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Bowl (Bun Thit Nuong)

I love Vietnamese food, but the closest Vietnamese restaurant to our house is too far for us to be visiting often. So I decided to try making one of my favorite Vietnamese dishes at home.  ...more

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

These Vegan Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowls Are a Savory Flavor Bomb

Over the last few years, cauliflower rice—a method of cooking tiny chopped or grated pieces of cauliflower as a substitute for rice—has taken the low-carb and paleo cooking world by storm. I love cauliflower rice, but first and foremost let me say this: It's cauliflower. If you hate cauliflower, you're not going to be impressed. The other thing I feel strongly about is that cauliflower rice needs strong flavors in the dish to make it into something really tasty. ...more

7-Ingredient Red, White, and Blueberry Mascarpone Tarts

Grab yourself some blueberries, because I have a sweet little treat just perfect for Memorial Day or the Fourth of July. These pretty little red, white and blue goodies have a sweet mascarpone filling and a fresh, homemade blueberry sauce. Top each with a fresh raspberry to create that patriotic look! ...more

Triple Glowing Milk

Remember flavored milks? Those cardboard boxes of strawberry, banana, or chocolate milk, available at any corner store. I loved them, but these days, I am more interested in the healthier choices. ...more
These look and amazing. I'm inspired by your knowledge and creativity, Shanna, and the number of ...more

Easy Choux Buns with Crème Pâtissière

Choux Pastry is fantastic stuff and it's one of those basics that every baker should master (I think so anyway). People say it's technical and difficult but it's really not that bad as long as you follow the steps correctly. Steps which in this recipe are super easy and simple, try it and see. ...more

Dudefood tuesday: Tomahawk steak and the caveman diet

I just wanted to let you all know that this dude is still alive. Still alive, barely, but nonetheless, I’m still standing. Ofcourse everybody wants to know why they haven’t heard anything out of the DudeFood kitchen lately and why there haven’t been any updates of rich and manly dishes ....more

Strawberry Jam & Toasted Almond Swirled Ice Cream

Thick, creamy vanilla ice cream swirled with homemade strawberry jam and toasted almonds. Greetings from The Windy City, folks! I’m currently vacationing in the great city of Chicago, and, I must say, I’m having a blast! ...more

S’mores Bars { + S’More Thoughts on the Difficulty of Loving Yourself }

Almost a year ago now, I wrote this post on Defining Your Self-Worth, which received tons of amazing, thought-provoking, vulnerable, and deeply genuine comments from all of you readers out there. Today, in the midst of one of the craziest and most turbulent but also “happiest” periods of my life, I want to continue the discussion by bringing up another related topic: the Difficulty of Loving Yourself. This is going to be a long post, so if you’re here for the S’mores Bars recipe (which is phenomenal BTW), go ahead and skip to the bottom of this post ....more

Trip to the Island of Fried Things – Curaçao

A few months ago, I took a short weekend trip with my bae to Curaçao, the island of fried things.. ....more

Smoked Salmon Pasta in Garlic Cream Sauce

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Happy Memorial Day

I am so grateful for all the selfless soldiers and their families who give their lives so valiantly for our freedom. We have so much to be thankful for on this Memorial Day and I hope we all say extra prayers of gratitude for the amazing country we live in. Feeling so blessed tonight! ...more


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Simple Parfait Recipe

This simple parfait recipe is made of five ingredients and ready in five minutes or less! You’ll make this parfait recipe again and again....more

Strawberry Pineapple Kale Smoothie

A power-packed, nutritious smoothie that doesn’t even taste healthy! An absolute must for your mornings! I hope you all had a wonderful 3-day holiday weekend ....more