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

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

Summery Quinoa Salad with Blackened Chicken and Yogurt-Mango Dressing

A must-try recipe! I serve this delicious quinoa salad with blackened chicken and a Greek yogurt-mango sauce. It's perfect for summertime dining, in the house or on the deck. Healthy, clean and filling! QUINOA SALAD WITH BLACKENED CHICKEN Author: The Acci-"Dental" Chef Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 50 mins Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS: ...more
Going to try this one, looks yummy!more

What Is Your Go-To Quick Meal?

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I wasn't even planning on making a recipe for the blog today but this happened all of the sudden and I was like, "Hey, I can take pictures of this." So I did. And now, here you are. Obviously strawberries are their own amazing thing all by themselves, but when you add sweet and creamy walnut butter AND cinnamon (mmm) AND chia seeds (crunch) you wind up with little bites of OMG that are perfectly excellent for your body ....more

No Bake Creamy Lemon-Blueberry Pie

I love when lemon and blueberry come together in a dessert worth sharing. In many cases the lemon-blueberry combo are the perfect pairing, uniting together like chocolate and vanilla, in a blissful culinary concoction. Lemon simultaneously brings out the flavor of the berry, while cutting back on the taste of the sugar.This Lemon-Blueberry Pie comes with the bonus of being "no bake", which is so nice for summer (or anytime really) ....more

Strawberry Cream Cheese Cobbler

This awesome recipe was shared on facebook and I was lucky to get hold of it. It is the perfect time to make it because strawberries are abundant and are very much visible in the supermarket’s fruit section. In this recipe, the strawberries and pieces of cream cheese were laid on a bed of dough and then baked until the dough was cooked and turned brown ....more

Mayo-Free Broccoli Salad & My Baby Shower

Alex and I have begun a new salad tradition– on Sundays, we make mega-salads for lunch. Usually a combination of a salads like this mayo-free broccoli salad, piled onto a crunchy bed of greens, with whatever fresh veggies I’ve cut up as a part of our meal prep. If we have leftover chicken, that goes on top- otherwise I’ll poach a couple of eggs for a protein boost ....more

A Fairy Party

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Persecution vs Prosecution

Oh you guys. It has been a tough couple days on the internet. I normally don’t let things get to me, but I have found myself filled with rage and sadness and frustration ....more

Rib Roundup

Rib season is here! For me rib season is always here, but others reserve pork ribs for the warmer months....more

Five Fun, Healthy Popsicle Recipes That Will Help You Feel Great

Healthy popsicle recipes – My favorite way to unwind on a long summer weekend: kickin it in the backyard, watching the birds and chilling with a treat I can feel great about, like some sweet, feel-good popsicles. These five...more

Make Rhubarb Raspberry Tart with a Red Fife Crust for a Spring Dessert

 Rhubarb and Raspberries Go Together...more