Homemade Chicken Wild Rice Soup

 Shout it, scout it, read all about it, “COLD WEATHER HAS STRUCK THE MIDWEST and EAST COAST” causing cold bodies, runny noses, and frost bite! The remedy?This Homemade Crockpot Wild Rice Soup recipe!! It is absolutely delicious and ...more

So I'm a Vegan. How Do I Explain This to a Teenager?

My teenaged niece has expressed interest in learning about the vegan lifestyle. As honored as I feel, I’m not sure I even knew that being a vegan is a lifestyle. Image via Shutterstock ...more

Gluten-free Pierogi with Potatoes & Cheese

Any tradition I was exposed to growing up was related to Polish culture. My dad's parents were from Poland, so growing up around Polish food and customs was of course a heavy part of my dad's upbringing. My dad shared a slice of his upbringing during ...more

10 Healthy Snacks for Lazy People Who Want to Eat Healthy

This post was inspired by my good friend, Melissa, who recently reached out to me needing some "EASY, HEALTHY snack ideas for LAZY people."In a perfect world we'd all have time to spend hours playing Top Chef in our kitchens, whipping up gourmet ...more

Bacon Roses: Your Step-by-Step Guide

I really wanted to name this post something more fun like...Because Nothing Says I love You More Than Bacon... or Because Men Don’t Give a Sh*t About Flowers, Cookies or Chocolate.....more

Apple Rose Pastry Puffs

Apple Rose Puffs are such fun to make. Impress your guests by using puff pastry to create an easy and elegant dessert perfect for any occasion. Apple Rose PuffsINGREDIENTS:...more

The Gluten-Free Pie That Will Make Any Man Propose

This pie recipe will always be near and dear to my heart. You may have seen it floating around the internet under the name Shoney’s Strawberry Pie, but in our home,  we call it "The Engagement Pie" or "The Pie That Will Make Any Man Propose".  ;-)...more

White Chocolate & Dried Cranberry American-Style Biscotti

Let me introduce you to a softer, more forgiving biscotti. Packed with chewy dried cranberries, sweet white chocolate and nuts, they’re made extra delicious by dipping or drizzling them with... [[ This is a content summary only ....more

Halo Halo Flan

I am super excited to share this dessert with you all. This halo halo flan recipe combines the ingredients from two of my favorite Filipino desserts: leche flan...more

Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pasta {GF}

Skip the tomato sauce and make vegan roasted red pepper pasta instead. So creamy and cheesey you’ll never know it’s vegan. ...more

History of Roses

“That which we call a rose ...more

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These red velvet cupcakes are some of the best red velvet cupcakes I have ever tried! Topped with rich cream cheese frosting, you really can't go wrong. So Valentine's day is right around the corner, and my boyfriend is nowhere to be seen.To be fair, he has his reading week for school, and I encouraged him to see his family ....more

Moroccan Style Roast Chicken and Potatoes

This Moroccan Style Roast Chicken and Potatoes is slowly cooked in a tagine and filled with intense Moroccan flavor. 5 minute prep time is all you need for this delicious roast chicken with a twist! I bought a tagine, finally! ...more

Barbecue Chicken, Bacon and Cilantro Pizza

Using rotisserie chicken and naan bread, this Barbecue Chicken, Bacon and Cilantro Pizza comes together so easily! ...more

Linzer Cookies

Linzer cookies are a twist off the linzer torte, originating from Linz, Austria. The linzer torte is one of the oldest tortes in the world, found in an Austrian abbey in the early 1700s. Luckily for us, the linzer torte was brought to the US around 1850s ....more

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

The BEST Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie. This giant cookie is firm around the edges and soft and gooey in the center. Ready in only 30 minutes! ...more

Oyster Stew

Oysters. ...more