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

Introducing Veggies to Vegi-Phobes

IT’S NOT EASY....more

Vanilla and Chocolate Protein Truffles

My breakfast routine changes a lot. I don’t mix...more

Triple Chocolate Banana Bread

Triple Chocolate Banana Bread is super moist and full of chocolate flavor. This is a chocolate lover’s banana bread for sure. Sorry bananas, chocolate takes center stage here ....more

Braised Balsamic Cipollini Onions

January and February is a manic time for vegetable gardeners (like me). A thick layer of snow still covers my yard — not Boston-thick, thank goodness (sorry, Boston!), but still deep, considering it’s now March — and I am beyond antsy to get out into the garden and start planting. No dice ....more

Greek Easter Workshop in Toronto

I am excited to be offering a...more

Pistachio Matcha Milk

I dream of Spring! It will be here soon or at least I keep telling myself that. I’m starting to think I’m developing an allergy to snow ....more

In The Daze of "Your"

It's National Grammar Day, everyone! A day when we, the grammar police, can roll our eyes with abandon, argue over the Oxford comma, and let our irritated snorts of disdain echo from the rooftops! So today, I thought it might be fun to see how many misspellings and misuses of the word "your" I can show you before your head literally explodes.* *Yes, literally ....more

Spicy Georgia Sugared Peanuts #FoodieExtravaganza

Crunchy, sweet and spicy, these peanuts are easy to make and even easier to eat!...more

Keroppi Bento and Homemade bread bento (2)

The other day, my friend gave us some mini bread that she made for which, according to her, there was no need to kneed. I am pretty clueless about bread making as I have never made or baked any bread before. I always imagined that it's sure to be labor intense! ...more

Strawberry Banana Pancakes #OXOCookware

So, who went to IHOP yesterday and got themselves some free pancakes?!Not me.I wanted to go and I have went every year since I've heard about said glorious day, but this year, I had to sit it out due to previous obligations. No worries though, because instead of going to IHOP, I brought IHOP to me.And no, I'm not talking about delivery. Because that amazing service doesn't exist yet ....more