When We Are Strong

For the next few months, I am taking part in #womenslives, a campaign partnering Public Radio International and SheKnows Media...more

Easy Wine & Cheese Pairings

We've all been there. Out of nowwhere, you get a call from a friend or a neighbor unexpectedly drops by. The panic quickly sets in, "what can I serve"!? Enter the wine and cheese platter.  Whether it's a well curated selection of two or three or you're a cheese connoisseur with more cheese than guests, it's always a hit. Pairing cheese with fruit and honey gives the plate that special extra something. Knowing what wine pairings work best with what cheeses is also a sure fire way to impress your guests! If you're unsure of what pairs well together, I'm here to help!...more

Easy Peasy Chocolate Almond Butter Fudge

I am a chocoholic and I have no plans to change this.  I love chocolate and any opportunity that I can combine chocolate and wholesome ingredients.  Look no further if you are on the hunt for chocolate that you can feel good about this Valentine's Day.  I ended up making the recipe that I am about to share one day when I actually wanted to make this recipe over on this wonderful blog My Whole Food Life. Thi...more

10 Easy Paleo Chocolate Recipes for Valentine's Day

Looking for paleo-friendly treats for Valentine's Day? Here are 10 easy chocolate recipes to make for your Valentine. ...more

Dark Chocolate Chambord Truffles

These little confections…Chambord Dark Chocolate Truffles… I.CAN’T.GET.ENOUGH. Dairy free option too!Recipe: http://www.cookingupclean.com/chambord-dark-chocolate-truffles/Kariwww.cookingupclean.com...more

Best EVER Honey Garlic Wings

We made two kinds of wings for the SuperBowl – traditional buffalo sauce wings, and these amazing honey garlic wings. I absolutely love traditional buffalo wings, but I am actually disappointed that we didn’t just make twice as many of these honey garlic wings instead. They were SO GOOD....more

Fluffy & Colourful Chinese Steamed Cake (鸡蛋糕)

I’ve never succeeded in steaming huat kuehs (发糕) to make them blossom like flowers. They either refuse to rise generously or to split and open up obediently while being steamed....more

Candy Melt Confetti Heart

You'll never guess what I was doing when I thought this one up. Never! Ok, you might get an idea when you see what I used to make my candy melt shredded confetti......more

Ryan's Surprise Birthday Party

Happy Superbowl Sunday!A month or so ago, I decided that I must throw my husband a surprise 27th birthday party and last night I actually pulled it off! Luckily Ryan had a busy week with work so I was able to pre-make buffalo roll ups, a chocolate cake, and banana bread for the weekend. I hid beer and some take and bake pizzas in the garage because it was cold enough. I also hid some happy birthday signs, cups, plates etc....more