The Cult of Organics: Is It Worth It?

At a playdate with a group of mothers, I once horrified an impossibly hip, young mom by telling her I refused to eat organic food because it was too expensive and that I felt I wouldn't be buying a better product. The look of shock on her face made ...more

Easy, Elegant Appetizer: Caprese Stacks With Prosciutto

Recently, my husband and I celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary. We dined out one evening while we were recently in Florida and my husband asked the chef to create a new appetizer by adding some pan-seared prosciutto to a tomato mozzarella salad ...more

3 Easy Cookie Recipes to Make With Kids

I don’t often need an excuse to bake. I love the smell of cookies or bread baking in the oven. It seems to draw everyone in the house to the kitchen island and away from their phones, computers and electronic pad thingies. I grab a mug of milk for ...more

New Study: The Anxious Vegetarian

Another day, another study, this time finding that while all other studies have found the contrary, the Medical University of Graz in Austria found that vegetarians had more health problems than meat eaters.  According to CBS's coverage, ...more

How to Make Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

It’s the go-to party food, the something-went-wrong-with-dinner salvation meal and one of the most requested gluten-free recipes of all time.While there are gluten-free frozen pizzas, premade crusts and box mixes on the market, I’m all for ...more

Easy Peanut Butter Cookie Treats

It doesn’t get much easier than this for a tasty little after-school or Saturday afternoon treat for the kids! ...more

Being a Food Blogger Gave Me the Attention Span of a Pea

A rather bold statement I’ll admit, but being a food blogger has completely turned my attention span to mush. Don’t get me wrong. I love blogging and all that encompasses it. The freedom and creativity that blogging allows me in my life is second to none. I’ve met wonderful people, I get to make my own schedule, I have worked with fabulous brands in the food industry and have even published my own cookbook; all of which wouldn’t have been possible without having my food blog. However, when I recently started to feel overwhelmed, I took an attention span test and got a 30 out of 100; which means that I basically have the attention span of a pea. I bet if I took this test before I became a food blogger, I would have more than likely scored in the upper 75% percentile. Is this what technology has caused in our society? By being "ON" 24/7? ...more
FlourOnMyFace  Good for you! I do believe you need to step away and live life "unplugged" every ...more

A Fun Drink for Kids: Pink Lemonade Slushie

My kids are always wanting something "fun" to drink so I whipped up these no-brainers on Saturday night.  ...more

Commodore, 1977 – Vintage Cocktail Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday. I seriously didn’t think I could take anymore of this week. Luckily, we have cocktails! ...more

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Popsicles

I told you guys popsicle recipes were coming, did I not? ...more

Spinach, Halloumi and Mint Gozleme

She looks at me with suspicion, sometimes, that woman in the mirror; doubt. She wonders where I’m going, if I’m making the right decisions. She’s nosy and needy and holds me back ....more

Berry Banana Smoothie + ReSqueeze Giveaway

This is not a sponsored post and I was not paid to write nice things about ReSqueeze. I was sent their product and chose to write about it. All opinions expressed here are my own....more

Lemon Garlic Marinade

We've had some beautiful weather the past few weekends. We've fired up the grill for lunch several times. We made this chicken last weekend, and it was SO delicious ....more

Kentucky Derby Mini Chocolate-Pecan Cakes with Vanilla Bourbon Smash Ice Cream.

I have been dreaming about this post for a while now. The post Kentucky Derby Mini Chocolate-Pecan Cakes with Vanilla Bourbon Smash Ice Cream. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest ....more

$500 MacKenzie-Childs Shopping Spree Giveaway

Are you familiar with MacKenzie-Childs? You need to be! Established in 1983 and based in Aurora, New York, MacKenzie-Childs is a designer, manufacturer, and multi-channel merchant of high quality, handcrafted ceramics, enamel tableware,...more

Kaeng Raeng Cleanse Giveaway

Happy Friday everyone! To kick off the weekend, I’ve got a great giveaway. With the weather warming up, people definitely seem to be paying more attention to their health ....more

Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie

Would you believe me if I told you this amazing smoothie is made from only three ingredients? Bananas, peanut butter and milk, man. It’s the truth, as sure as the sky is blue ....more

How to Make Salsa from Scratch

Learn how to make authentic Mexican salsa at home with some helpful tips I learned while in Mexico. Plus find the recipes for three of my new favorite salsas— spicy salsa verde, chunky tomato and roasted poblano salsa, and toasted guajillo-ancho salsa. While visiting Mexico and the Riviera Maya, my mother-in-law and I spent a day at The Little Mexican Cooking School in the town of Puerto Morelos ....more