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

6 Blogs With Pie Recipes That Will Inspire You to Bake

Whether you're looking for new ideas for the last of the summer fruit or looking forward to fall flavors like pumpkin and apple, follow these blogs for creative new ideas, no-fail techniques, and well-tested recipes for ...more
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Lemony Vegan Farro Salad with Basil and Tomatoes

Lemony Vegan Farro Salad with Basil and Tomatoes Recently I warned the MeatlessMonday fans there was going to be a few weeks of garden-loving recipes coming up here while we hang on to the last days of summer, so if you don't have a garden or a nearby farmers market, my apologies. But for everyone with fresh tomatoes, corn, and basil, I think this Lemony Farro Salad with Basil and Tomatoes from Sarah's Cucina Bella really does sound perfect for right now. ...more

You've Been Diagnosed with Celiac Disease... Now What?

Let’s talk about it: you’ve just been diagnosed with Celiac disease and finally all of your problems have a name. You are not crazy. You are not depressed. It's just that your body is attacking your intestines for no other reason that it considers gluten an enemy. Now, you can sit there and feeling lost and sorry for yourself because the big G is EVERYWHERE, or you can see it for what it is: a second chance. A chance to eat better, to finally know what’s wrong and do something about it. ...more

Brunch Travel: Tutti Frutti

Bop bopa-a-lu a whop bam boo!I had a lovely Sunday date with this little munchkin and her mom and we started our day by trying out Tutti Frutti for brunch. ...more

Brunch Travel: Spellbound by the Scone Witch

I was just mentioning my love for the Scone Witch in Ottawa to a few friends this weekend and apparently I didn't share this with you lovely readers! So sorry to keep this secret from you for so long. Scone plate!...more

Top 5 NYC Gluten-Free Restaurants

As of this month, I’ve been living in NYC for over a year. I no longer feel like a lost tourist trying to work their way to the Empire State Building, but rather I can work my way around a subway, hail a cab, and order take-out like a pro. Over the last year I’ve tried different restaurants for breakfast, lunch, and dinner across Queens and Manhattan ....more

White Chocolate & Cranberry Scones

After a couple years of diving head first into new adventures in cooking and baking, it’s baking that comes most naturally still. There’s something...more

White Sour Cream Cake Recipe

I know there’s a lot of controversy over using cake mixes vs. baking from scratch, but I have to tell you – I am a cake mix girl! ...more

BLT Stir Fry

Let me just say this right at the start: the stir fry is genius. Truly genius. Here’s just a sampling of the wonderfulness of the stir fry: It’s the fastest hot meal game in town! ...more

Stick A Pick In It

"... and to avoid any possible mistakes, instead of any writing on the cake I'd like you to just use one of those plastic 'Happy Birthday' picks, please." ...more

Designing a Reading Nook – Need Help!

Hey friends! I need your help today! ...more

5 Ingredient Pumpkin Cheesecake Whoopie Pies

Can you believe you’re just 5 ingredients away from these delicious cookies from pumpkin heaven? Fluffy whipped cream cheesecake filling sandwiched between soft pumpkin cookies. Mmm… they rival my Pumpkin Nutella Muffins from last week! ...more

Smoky Macaroni and Cheese

For many there is still a lot of...more