Peaches and Cream: A Healthy Version

I love peaches. Just the word "peaches" makes me think of summer orchards in the country, full of plump, sweet peaches, ready to be picked and eaten. I consider myself one lucky girl when it comes to peaches, since I live in Georgia and near South ...more

5 Ways to Make Quick Pickles

As Alton Brown says, “If you’ll just take a little time to learn a few basic procedures, not only the whole produce section, but the whole world, will be your pickle … and good eats.” It’s true: Quick pickles all sort of follow a pattern. You’ll be ...more

How to Make the Perfect Cobb Salad

Many of the fresh summer veggies that are usually spilling off my kitchen counter at this time of year have yet to make an appearance, because it's been so darn cool this summer (at least where I live!). But has that stopped me from creating ...more

5 Healthy Breakfasts You'll Love

Do you hate eating breakfast? Then don’t come over to my house. This meal will often have me making 12 servings of oatmeal, two or three dozen eggs, three loaves of whole-grain bread, a one-kilo tub of yogurt, or 24 whole-grain waffles, plus ...more

3 Ways to Transform Traditional Pesto

One of the most simple, delicious sauces is a classic pesto. Traditionally, pesto genovese, which is named after its originating home in Genoa, Italy, is a simple sauce made from nuts, cheese, garlic, basil, olive oil, and salt. While pine nuts are ...more

Pumpkin Scalloped Potatoes

If you spend any time browsing recipes on Pinterest, you must be aware that we're currently in the season of All Things Pumpkin. Every year when this pumpkin mania arrives, I apologize to my readers for my lack of interest in sweet pumpkin recipes. But I do like savory dishes with pumpkin, and when I spotted this recipe for Pumpkin Scalloped Potatoes from my friend Lori at Recipe Girl, I decided on the spot that it was a must for an October Meatless Monday post. ...more

Mummies, Ghosts, and More: 5 Spooky Homemade Halloween Treats

Sweet treats can get downright scary as Halloween approaches, and BlogHer food bloggers do not disappoint, with their gorgeous and ghoulish creations. Here are five of our favorites. Image: Courtesy of Cookies and Cups ...more
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#TurnipforWhat? A Guide to Turnips

Michelle Obama gave one of the lowliest of veggies a place in the sun yesterday with an adorable Vine of herself holding a turnip and dancing to a healthy version of DJ Snake and rapper Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What." ...more
Turnips, nor their greens are appreciated nearly enough for their nutrition. I admit I was not ...more

Quick Lunch Idea: Hummus and Veggie Spring Rolls

Looking for a quick lunch idea, high in protein for extra toddler-chasing energy? Look no further! These Spring Rolls are simple to make and the only ingredient you might not have on hand is the rice paper, but that's easy to pick up next time you're in the grocery store. PLUS these are low carb, gluten free, vegan (if you don't use the cheese) and overall delicious and my go-to lunch.You'll need:Rice PaperHummusSaladNutsShredded Sharp Cheese (optional)...more

3 Musketeers Popcorn Treat

When I was in elementary school, we loved movie day.  The day when they would wheel in the television cart and play a movie.  We really didn't care what movie it was as long as we didn't have to do work.On one particular movie day, my teacher brought in a treat for all the students.  She laid out napkins on each of our desks and gave us popcorn.  Then she passed out a 3 Musketeers candy bar to each student.  She told us that the two tasted great together. ...more

Stovetop Chili Mac

 do not like zucchini.  I really don't like it.  But there is only one way that I will truly eat it.  And that's in one of my favorite vegetarian meals.  ...more

3 Things To Do Before Drinking From That Can

Many people consume soft drinks and other beverages daily.  Some people purchase them in glass or plastic bottles.  And some drinks are purchased in cans.  Consumers even purchase 6-packs of canned sodas, juices and alcoholic beverages (if that's your thing)....more

Pumpkin Roundup #3: Appetizers

Fall is officially here.  Have you gotten your pumpkin fix yet?  Are you maxed out on pumpkin?  No?!  Well, there is enough to go around.  If you enjoyed the breakfast recipes, you will enjoy these appetizers as well.  Prepare some for your next NFL watch party....more

Melting Witch Decorated cookie

Halloween is always a great time to make some funny things in the kitchen, this cute cookie is one of those. Complete tutorial :http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t586/milgrageas/meltingwitch.jpg...more

Peanut Butter Coconut Bites

Amber @ Mama's Blissful Bites: http://www.mamasblissfulbites.com/recipe/peanut-butter-coconut-bites/Perfect for those sweet treat cravings, and jammed packed with yummy protein....more

Perfect Caramel Apples Recipe

I'm Trying a Juice Cleanse -- Who's With Me?

Ever since reading Skinny Bitch a few summers back, I’ve been on a somewhat consistent health kick (except for the year I studied abroad in Egypt and Israel, where I i...more