Parade Of Tables: Photo Gallery

Hi Friends! Awhile ago my dear friend Angela and I participated in a Parade of tables event at our Church/Preschool. I loved all of the tables and was amazed at the creativity! Have fun looking at them all! Sewing/Embroidery Themed Table: ...more

Spicy Veggie Sandwich

Sandwiches in our house come in all sizes and with varying ingredients. The Veg Sandwich almost always has hummus and avocado...although today we were out of those so this is what I did:Toasted Sesame Ezekiel bread1 teaspoon mayo (I use Veganaise) spread on one piece of bread2 wedges laughing cow cheese spread on one piece of bread5-6 pieces artichoke hearts2 pieces romaine lettuce cut with a drizzle of E.V.O.O.red onionHot salsa (can use giardinera)...more

Sweet Cajun Mahi Mahi

Sweet Cajun Mahi Mahi4 tablespoon Coconut oil2 tablespoons Organic Honey2 tablespoon Cajun seasoning1 teaspoon garlic powder4 (4 ounce) fillets mahi mahi fillets, rinsed and patted dryDirections...more

Mini Cookie Nests

 Servings: 24Ingredients:1 packaged roll of refrigerated Sugar Cookie DoughMini Muffin pan1 Container of frosting ( I used green)1 package of Shredded CoconutGreen and Yellow food coloring1 Ziplock bagCadbury Chocolate EggsDirections:Set oven to temp according to package directions...more

Stuffed Mushrooms

~Stuffed Mushrooms~1/2 lb Sausage (whatever kind you prefer or even hamburger meat)1/2 onion1/2 green pepperFresh or Shredded Mozzarella cheese (which ever you prefer)A container of fresh mushroomsCook the meat and the veggies all in one pot until the meat is cooked thoroughly....more

How To Naturally Color Your Easter Eggs

Natural Easter Egg DyesMake coloring your Easter eggs even more fun with ingredients from the garden. It’s a great way for kids to connect with the environment and I find that the colors are softer and more pleasing than commercial egg dyes.Materials:glass, ceramic or stainless steel pans (iron or tin will alter the color)6 white eggs4 cups vegetables OR 2 tablespoons of spices (see color list below)1 quart water2 tablespoons vinegarempty egg carton for holding dyed eggs as they dry Natural Dye Easter EggsColors:...more

Sharing Love and Blessings One Bite at a Time on St. Joseph’s Day

By Francesca CatalanoMy mother was a first generation Italian American who worked very hard to keep her culture and heritage alive for her children. We spoke Italian, lived Italian, and, of course, ate Italian!  Not surprisingly, just about every tradition involved or centered on food. In fact, there were many foods as well as culinary tools that I didn’t know the English word for until I went to college....more

Holi Feast

Holi Feast ...more

Mini Strawberry & Lemon Cheesecake!!

Mini Strawberry & Lemon Cheesecake!!Ingredients;1 pack of Honey Graham Crackers (8 long)1 8 oz. pack cream cheese1 egg1 egg white¼ cup white sugar1 ½ tsp. vanilla extract1 cup strawberries (sliced)1 tbsp. lemon zest¼ cup light brown sugar2 tbsp. Unsalted Butter1 tsp. cornstarchDirections:Let cream cheese and egg get room temp.In medium bowl add softened cream cheese, white sugar, vanilla, lemon zest egg and cornstarch...more

9 DIY foodie wedding favors

Our wedding is tentatively planned for the beginning of August 2015. Luckily, we still have a lot of time considering I want to do a lot of the décor and food myself....more