Rich Rum Chocolate Mousse Served in Shot Glasses

This came about as a result of having a bowl of egg yolks lying in the fridge from all the egg whites I used for the my Brandied Strawberry Pavlova (recipe coming soon). It turned out as a luxuriously rich mousse, that I confess I have eaten, regularly and unashamedly, in bed—no sharing, of course! ...more

Easy Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer Recipe

My Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer has got to be one of my all-time favorite recipes. And I couldn't be more excited to roll it out again this year having finally moved back to a climate with an actual fall! I can hardly wait for sweaters, colorful leaves, and apple cider. For now, I'll be taking a break from tea in the morning to spice my coffee up with some Vegan Pumpkin Spice Creamer. ...more
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Easy Party Idea: Make Your Own Pizza Night

We are huge fans of pizza - But then again, who isn’t?! Some of our best memories happen around the kitchen table, so this weekend, grab your friends, some beer and host a Make Your Own Pizza Night!...more
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Pina Colada Tres Leches Cake

About a year ago I came up with the brilliant idea of making piña colada tres leches cake - imagine a tres leches cake with a piña colada taste... yum!!...more

Rich Rum Chocolate Mousse Served in Shot Glasses

This came about as a result of having a bowl of egg yolks lying in the fridge from all the egg whites I used for the my Brandied Strawberry Pavlova (recipe coming soon). It turned out as a luxuriously rich mousse, that I confess I have eaten, regularly and unashamedly, in bed—no sharing, of course! ...more

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cookies

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cookies Ingredients1 can seamless crescent rolls (or pinch together seams on a regular can, or make your own with the recipe I posted before)8 oz cream cheese, room temperature1/3cup sugar2 tsp vanilla¾ C mixed peanut butter and chocolate chipsDirections: Beat sugar, cream cheese and vanilla together until smooth and creamy....more

What Would Maya Angelou Think?

Credit for this image goes to the Maya Angelou official website. It's been three and a half months since Dr. Maya Angelou had passed away. Still life went on as it must....more

Eggplant Margherita Puff Pastry Tarts

Is anyone else battling with too much eggplant this time of the year?We've been getting 2 eggplants a week from our CSA for a few weeks now....more

Easy Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer Recipe

My Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer has got to be one of my all-time favorite recipes. And I couldn't be more excited to roll it out again this year having finally moved back to a climate with an actual fall! I can hardly wait for sweaters, colorful leaves, and apple cider. For now, I'll be taking a break from tea in the morning to spice my coffee up with some Vegan Pumpkin Spice Creamer. ...more
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Probiotics and Crohn's Disease

Research is underway to determine how the bacteria profiles of our digestive tracts is related to Crohn’s and colitis patients. This bacteria makeup of the gut shows patients have a few things going against them:...more

Giving the best gift ever!

Gifts, we have all the different occasions to celebrate and buy gifts for people we care. All the more, it gets more challenging as we celebrate birthdays after birthdays, travel souvenirs, holiday festivities and what not.So how to give the most perfect present for your loved ones?...more

Mint Chocolate Ricotta Mousse

Recently, I got to go to the grocery store on my own! I found myself wondering the aisles, looking around and taking my time. ... checking labels and ingredients. It was amazing, but slightly dangerous. With three rambunctious kids, I usually run through the store with my list and don't stray at all. It's a race to get in and out as fast as can be. This trip, I was making unneeded purchases. Oops. ...more

How to Stop the Double Dip!

Oh the dreaded “double dip”!  We have all seen it happen. You are at a party and someone takes a half-eaten chip or vegetable and dunks it back into a bowl of dip that is being shared with a group.  Some people are oblivious to the fact that they are doing it while others are aware but try to covertly cover up their actions. No body wants to be “that guy” but sometimes you can’t just resist- especially when the dip is good!...more