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

8 Things I Learned After a Week of Being a Gluten-Free Vegan

There are a lot of claims out there about how wonderful being a vegan is. It'll make the whites of your eyes brighter (raw vegans have even reported their eyes changing color). You'll have more energy. You'll be overflowing with nutrients and less ...more

Lightened-Up Chorizo Fiesta Skillet

On our way home from a trip, Aldo and I stopped at Bob's Diner in Manchester, Vermont, for breakfast. I had a bacon-sausage-home fries breakfast skillet with two eggs on top, and it was THE. MOST. DELICIOUS. BREAKFAST. EVER. They served it in a ...more

A Much-Needed Morning Smoothie | Vitamin C Boost Recipe

According to Google, 1 medium-sized orange contains 70 milligrams of Vitamin C; a banana has about 10 milligrams; 1 cup of mango has approximately 60; and (surprisingly) a few handfuls of kale contain roughly 160 milligrams! If you're keeping up, ...more

4 Tips to Get the Most Out of Hello Fresh

Recently, I tried a food/recipe delivery service called Hello Fresh. You pay a fee to have three recipes' worth of food delivered straight to your house. We love it because the recipes are easy to follow, they give me something different to add to my dinner rotation, and it's a fun way to try something new without the commitment of wandering through the grocery store looking for ingredients I've never used before....more

The Best Basic Cream Cheese Icing

You know what makes me angry? People who buy icing....more

6 Easy and Healthy Swaps to Get You Ready for Summer

It's April and that means spring and summer are right around the corner! Time to check in with yourself and really look at how those resolutions are coming along. Be honest: are you on your way to a healthier month, year, and life? I hope so! In an effort to help keep you on track and make this year THE year you develop those healthy habits once and for all, here are some of my favorite ways to swap in healthier choices in your everyday life. ...more

Sunday Sweets: Pretty As A Princess

Fun Fact: A Disney princess cake doesn't always have to have the princess on it! You could just use her color scheme and accessories, like Snow White's apples here: (Found here. Anyone know the baker?) And look how elegant, with that intricate lace work! ...more

Fish Tacos

“Never underestimate how much assistance, how much satisfaction, how much comfort, how much soul and transcendence there might be in a well-made taco and a cold bottle of beer.” ~ Tom Robbins...more

Sour Cream Pound Cake

This Sour Cream Pound Cake is so moist and has a rich buttery vanilla flavor that is hard to resist! Eat it plain or deck it out with chocolate and sprinkles! ...more

Rustic Chocolate Pecan Pie

Have you made your picks for the Kentucky Derby?I have been investigating all the thoroughbreds to make an intelligent choice....more

Chocolate Lasagna meets Tiramisu

Chocolate Lasagna is a dish I first ate when I lived in Canada, to be exact it was the year I spent in Winnipeg, spreading my wings and having the time of my life sharing an apartment with my best friend and spending time with my second family. I remember this dessert so well, I......more

12 Grilled Chicken Recipes

Barbecue season is finally upon, or is it? To be honest, the weather is still a touch chilly, but I think it’s time to get ready to fire up those barbecues.In my case it means I should clean the barbecue. Because last autumn I didn’t clean it before putting it away ....more

Rodney Strong Reserve Chardonnay 2012

We purchased this amazing bottle of Chardonnay while on our trip to California. ...more

BLT Pasta Salad

BLT pasta salad is my answer to the fact that April is National BLT Month. Yep, you read that right…there’s a whole month dedicated to BLTs. It’s funny, there’s a day or a week or a month dedicated to just about every food that you could possibly think of, some of them very specific ....more

Coconut Crusted Tofu with Spicy Mango and Cucumber topping #SundaySupper #TropicalFoods

Welcome to my new revamped site!What do you think? The perfect way to get started then would be to make something fresh and vibrant.Our folks at Sunday Supper gave me the perfect opportunity in the... This is just a summary of my post.Click on the link for the full article! ...more

Double Ginger Cookies #SundaySupper

I’ve been in a very strange spring cleaning mode. Suddenly I want to go through the whole house and rid myself of just about seventeen years’ worth of clutter. I’ve gone through phases like this before, but I’ve never really made much progress ....more