Homemade Green Tortillas With Spinach and Cilantro

These tortillas have some spinach for color and a bit of cilantro. It's just the right amount of surprising flavor. You must try and see for yourself.  ...more

20 Food Blog Trends That Need to Die in 2015

Honestly, people, we don't know why we even bother. We do the very hard work of reading all the blogs and spotting all the hackneyed trends for you, and for what? We've officially lost the war on stripey straws, mason jars, quinoa, and pumpkin spice. ...more

How to Go Vegan in 9 Easy Steps

SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more

Use Extra Christmas Candy to Make These Fudge Recipes

My husband and I rarely eat dessert but if you opened our pantry you'd find yourself facing a whole shelf of candy. We rarely eat it but if we ever get a late-night craving for Skittles, Nerds, jelly beans or Swedish Fish, we're covered. Don't get me ...more

Grandma Olga's Fresh, Hot, Delicious, Homemade Tortillas

Back in 1995, when our Chief Travel Correspondent was only about five months old, her great grandmother Olga came to stay with us for a bit. I can't remember how it was decided, only that she "liked to clean." I think it was maybe "compelled to clean." Nevertheless, our windowsills were, in fact, spotless for the weeks of her visit. ...more

6 Homemade Spins on the Shamrock Shake

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and for many of us, that means it’s Shamrock Shake season. If you’re too embarrassed to hit the McDonald’s drive-through—you may have food blogger cred to maintain, after all—we’ve rounded up six recipes to help you get your fix. From boozy to healthy, BlogHer’s food bloggers have you covered. There are even recipes for Shamrock Shake-inspired cupcakes and a layer cake. ...more
That looks delicious! I love the shake that McD's does..oh yumminess! :)more

The Best Way to Celebrate Seuss Day? Greens, Eggs and No Ham!

Happy Seuss Day! Today's the birthdate of Dr. Seuss, the wildly creative American author who taught so many kids to love reading. If you have kids or grandkids in elementary school, they're probably having some fun activities to celebrate the day. I'm a huge Dr. Seuss fan, and when I taught elementary school, our cooks would serve the kids Green Eggs and Ham on this day, made by mixing eggs with green food coloring and then scrambling them with ham. ...more

Recipe for Slow Braised Spicy Pork Shoulder

This recipe for spicy braised pork shoulder started with a bit of a mix up.  Luckily, my husband doesn't mind being sent out to get the shopping.  He does have one (well more actually, but I'll only tell you about this one for now) stipulation.  That is, that I don't ask him to get 'strange' things.  By that he means food that's not on our standard shopping list.  He gets uncomfortable with anything that goes off piste from the weekly shop.  I try to stick with this, but sometimes ...  This was one of those times.  I wanted him to go to the butcher an...more

Chili Queso Made With Real Cheese

Greetings friends! Hope this week is treating you well. Coming at you with this Spicy Chili Queso made with actual, genuine, real cheese and not the kind that comes in a box and sits on a shelf ....more

Mango Chipotle Hummus

This mango chipotle hummus looks all unassuming, am I right? It’s pretending like it’s just regular ol’ hummus without any bells or whistles. But it’s sneaky like that ....more

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

I have to be honest about something. I’m not as good at eating fruits & veggies as I used to be. Some days it’s only one serving and I’m constantly going to bed mad at myself for hot making it more of a thing ....more

Pickled Beets

Beets are kind of polarizing like cilantro. ...more

Coconut Buckwheat Cereal Mix + LifeFactory Giveaway

Two cool things to share with you today, the first being this recipe for Coconut Buckwheat Cereal Mix. This is a great blend to make ahead of time to serve with berries and your choice of non-dairy milk or even a homemade raw milk kefir or yogurt. To start, you’ll want to get some coconut flakes that are unsweetened: The flakes are easily toasted at 325 degrees for 5-7 minutes when spread out on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet: Your choice of about one cup total of nuts and seeds is a nice way to add protein and nutrition your mix ....more

Tyler Florence's Guacamole and Inside the Test Kitchen Cookbook Review

Inside the Test Kitchen, By: Tyler FlorenceI love the structure and layout of this book....more

Stuff I Use: Bragg Vinegar [With The Mother]

I like to keep things as simple as I can. When it comes to taking medicine, I am definitely a less is more type of gal, which is why I like easy home remedies. Some people might consider taking vinegar every day to be homeopathic, and in some ways, I guess it is ....more

Beef with Broccoli

Beef with...more

Double Dipped Mint Shortbread Cookies

With St. Patrick's Day less than two weeks away, it's time to start sharing some sweet treats...starting with......more