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

Healthiest Chocolate Snack: Two-Bite Black Bean Brownies

Mmm … Chocolate and coffee. Two of my favorite things, combined into a bite-size snack! These two-bite brownies are perfect for that midday craving. They give you an energy boost and extra nutrients, including fiber and protein. They're also free of gluten, dairy, soy, and refined sugars, and instead made with more natural ingredients like black beans and cocoa, so you can feel good about what you’re eating. Recipe Type: Snack ...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
rosemondcates Let me know how it goes Rosemond!  I'd love to know how well I've explained it!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

Sundried Tomato Alfredo Pasta with Chicken & Broccoli

I love pasta. I love pasta covered in pretty much any sauce. You cover pasta with a creamy, sundried tomato alfredo sauce and I'm in Italian Heaven ....more

Chocolate, Banana, and Coconut Muffins

I had a couple of very ripe bananas to use up so I decided to make some muffins. My husband and kids all love chocolate so I made these muffins chocolate based. Instead of using a lot of sugar, I added some sweetened coconut and mini chocolate chips to help with the sweetness ....more


Who doesn’t love an authentic, made with love, cannoli?...more

Apricot Hamantaschen


Chocolate-Filled Hamantaschen


Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Chicken

I am a condiment loving girl. ...more

Creamy Beef Stroganoff

This recipe has long been a family favorite. ...more

Grasshopper Parfaits

Grasshopper parfaits are adorable! Chocolate and mint layered into single serving desserts everyone will love. Can I tell you about why I love parfaits? ...more

Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie

If you love strawberries like we do than you will be delighted with this smoothie. It’s so smooth and full of flavor. We have lots of strawberries growing in our garden that bring us fruit all summer long and kids make this smoothie many times a day ....more