Salted Caramel Frosting

Salted Caramel Frosting is probably one of the easiest and most versatile cake frostings to make. Basically, you just beat together butter and cream cheese, then you add powdered sugar and salted caramel sauce. It is made without heavy cream and is lower in fat than standard buttercream because half of the butter is replaced with cream cheese. Originally it is made with white powdered sugar, but there is no reason not to try using brown powdered sugar instead. For this recipe I used my homemade Salted Caramel Sauce....more

A Lesson In Olive Oil And Being Awesome

Literally every time I use olive oil, I’m using garlic....more

Avocado & Lime Recipe

I've always loved guacamole, but I never realized how delicious an avocado could be on its own until I cut out processed and refined foods. My tastebuds have since been revitalized and reawakened as I continue to discover simple, delicious pairings with few ingredients. With my hectic schedule, there are days I don't get to eat lunch! I crave healthy fats to feel full and balanced so I turn to avocados, which that taste really, really ridiculously good. Pair that with my favorite flavor - citrus -  for a fabulous mini-meal comprised of two superfoods....more

Smoked Bacon Cheddar Hush Puppies

 Hush puppies are easy to make. They are one of those food that require little effort to produce delicious satisfying results. They are made with a cornmeal/flour based batter. In my hush puppies, there is a particular ingredient that you will not find in many others—ricotta cheese....more

Beer and Cheese Bread

Beer, cheese, and bread. Beer + cheese + bread. Can you think of a better combination? I can’t. Instead of making traditional Irish Soda Bread for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I would make a variation of this Cooking Light recipe for Beer and Cheese Bread. This is the holiday for quite a bit of beer drinking, so why not incorporate it into some of my recipes? This bread is a quick bread recipe which is baked in a loaf pan....more
This bread was amazing! Because I my location I had to change to ingredients to purple onions, ...more

Banana Oatmeal Power Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Power Cookies ...more

A Traditional Irish Feast for St. Patrick's Day

This weekend we had an early St. Patrick’s Day party with a few families we’re close with to honor the time our family spent in Dublin, Ireland....more