Honey Balsamic Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Slow cookers aren't just for winter soups: Pull that baby out to use in the summer months, too! You can make the tangy, honey-balsamic sauce in less than 30 minutes, then throw everything in the cooker for a painless, easy dish. ...more

Gluten-Free Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust

It may already feel like summer, but we have a couple more of weeks of late spring before the seasons officially change, which means you still have time to make this lovely Spring Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust from Dishing Up the Dirt ...more

Whole Grain Rye, Spelt and Berry Scones

I've been reminiscing about last year's berry season in the country, so I did some berry scone baking on Sunday to crush my craving. At first bite, I knew I had to share the recipe on the double. Food blogs were made for sharing recipes like this ...more

What I Learned From My Whole30 Experiment

When I first heard about Whole30, I thought it was crazy and quickly dismissed it as something I would never try. It requires 100% compliance 100% of the time, and there are way too many restrictions: no dairy, no grains, no sugar, no soy, no legumes ...more

This Gazpacho Reminds Me of the Day I Discovered Spanish Food

The first time I ate gazpacho was one of these authentically untraditional (rather unusual and un-Spanish, too) experiences. It wasn't that the gazpacho tasted untraditional (or unusual or un-Spanish). But where I found it—and the spot where I sat ...more

5 Killer Treats to Make for Shark Week

Ain't no party like a Shark Week party, 'cause a Shark Week party don't stop … for seven whole days, and then you have to wait another year, so you better make these finned and toothy shark-inspired treats right now! Shark and Bitten Lifebuoy Cookies ...more
Laurend1985 Right? I think I could personally manage the popcorn and the Bugles :)more

Chickpea Salad Niçoise Is Such a Smart Meatless Twist on a Classic

I'm not sure if it's a result of the Meatless Mondaymovement, but one thing I'm noticing is more and more classic dishes being adapted into interesting meatless variations. In this Chickpea Salad Niçoise from Kitchen Treaty, Kare has done a beautiful meatless version of the classic French Salade Niçoise, which traditionally contains tuna. ...more

Homemade Grilled Jucy Lucy Burgers

These homemade Jucy Lucy Burgers will be the biggest hit of your summer cookout! They ooze with cheese and delicious flavor—what more do you need!? ...more
agoudalife Oh good, it was meant to be. The flavor of the kabobs is out of this world! Let me ...more

French Apple and Custard Cake

A buttery rich apple cake, layered with creamy vanilla custard. French Apple cake is different to your the American style apple cake. For one there is no cinnamon or any other spices and it's made with real butter. It's absolutely fabulous! ...more

Chinese Grilled Shrimp

Romance is having your fiance book a spontaneous next day plane ticket to see you as a surprise. It was almost midnight on Thursday when I received an unexpected call. B: Honey, I can buy a plane ticket now, and it boards in 9 hours....more

double chocolate banana bread

Share if you’ve got overripe bananas on your kitchen counter, you are going to want to make this double chocolate banana bread we went months where I could not keep bananas around long enough to get them overripe for banana bread, and I love banana bread, especially bananas foster bread.…YUM Ian and the kids would clean me out almost as soon as I got them home so I started buying two bunches every time I went to the market, and my family decided that peaches are better for summer now I have nothing but overripe bananas on my counter but that’s okay, because I have an excuse to make double chocolate banana bread Print double chocolate banana bread Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup cocoa powder 3 very ripe bananas, mashed well 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/4 cup plain yogurt 6 Tbsp butter, melted and slightly cooled 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup of chocolate chunks or chips Instructions grease and flour the bottom of a loaf pan pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder mix the bananas with the yogurt, egg, vanilla, and butter fold the banana mixture into the dry ingredients, just until combined and then stir in the chocolate chunks spoon the batter into the prepared loaf pan, and bake about 55 minutes cool in the pan 5 minutes, and then transfer to a wire rack can be served warm or room temperature 3.1 http://www.heathersfrenchpress.com/2015/07/double-chocolate-banana-bread... enjoy! banana bread from friends – blueberry banana bread – crazy for crust zucchini banana bread – averie cooks banana bread muffins – oh sweet basil you may also like chocolate banana bread pudding peanut butter apple bread blueberry muffin bread ...more

{Raspberry Cheesecake Bars} – Prajitura cu branza si zmeura

The post {Raspberry Cheesecake Bars} – Prajitura cu branza si zmeura appeared first on Pastry Workshop. I hate throwing away leftover ingredients, therefore sometimes, like...more

End of the Diva Reign

It’s the end of the diva reign. ...more


As you probably have noticed, I like to find ways to add legumes to our meals, as a protein alternate to soy foods and seitan, and also for the texture, mild flavors, fiber and nutrients that legumes give us. ...more

Family Style Marinated Grilled Flat Iron Steak

Hey you juicy piece of steak, get in my belly NOW! Wow, you guys won’t believe how unbelievably tender and delicious this marinated grilled flat iron steak is, it’s pretty amazing. I was inspired by our recent restaurant visit to Ad Hoc in Yountville, CA during our anniversary trip to Napa ....more

A Healthier Me: a Foodie on a health and happiness mission

 In January of 2012, after downloading, seeing and being properly horrified by how fat I’d gotten in that last year I decided to go on a diet....more

Nurse Graduation Cake

I made this cake back in May, in the midts of graduation...more