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

These Vegan Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowls Are a Savory Flavor Bomb

Over the last few years, cauliflower rice—a method of cooking tiny chopped or grated pieces of cauliflower as a substitute for rice—has taken the low-carb and paleo cooking world by storm. I love cauliflower rice, but first and foremost let me say this: It's cauliflower. If you hate cauliflower, you're not going to be impressed. The other thing I feel strongly about is that cauliflower rice needs strong flavors in the dish to make it into something really tasty. ...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
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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

Cheesy Smashed Potatoes

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Avocado Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip

We all love ranch dips but have you tried an avocado ranch dip yet? Avocados are no doubt one of my favorite ingredients so I add them to just about anything I can and they work wonders in ranch dip! They enhance dips with their...more

The Great Big Bacon Picnic, What a Ride.

After you attend a picnic called “The Great Big Bacon Picnic” you say things like “What a ride” afterwards. ...more

Buttermilk Raspberry Scones with Toasted Almonds and Buttermilk Glaze

I feel like these scones are a perfect representation of my current state of mind right now. Happy. Cheerful ....more

Memorial Day Weekend

I’m hitting publish on this post from one of the most beautiful areas of California, if not the world, Sonoma County. I’m here on blog business and I’ll be telling you all...more

Tofu Taco Salad

What a month. Actually, scratch that — what a YEAR. I’ve been running at full-speed ahead since January and I think my body has finally caught up to all of it ....more

Peach Bellini Sorbet

Peach Bellinis are one of my favorite spring and summer time drinks. I am after all originally from Georgia which means I kind of have to like peaches (and peanuts, preferably boiled (yes boiled) but that’s another story for another day). I would lose my Georgia Peach card if I didn’t and I’m just not willing to give that up ....more

Shrimp Soft Shell Tacos

  Salsa5 plum tomatoes( chopped) or 1 can stewed tomatoes4 garlic cloves (2 unpeeled) 2 minced1/3 cup chopped cilantro1 small white onion choppedKosher salt to taste2tbsp. fresh lime juice1 ripe avocado,peeled,pitted,and mashed...more

Pineapple Pound Cake

This Pineapple Pound Cake is made with pineapple puree for a finer and smoother textured pineapple cake. It is deliciously moist and tender ....more