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

Semlor (Swedish buns with almond paste and whipped cream)

Semlor are traditional buns originally eaten on Shrove Tuesday in anticipation of Lent. Although they are still eaten on Shrove Tuesday, they are available in the shops from after Christmas right through to Easter. Apparently, an average Swede will eat five store-bought Semlor, as well as home-baked, every year! And it is not hard to see why!...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

Chocolate Chip Macadamia Cookies

One of my favourite things to bake at home is chocolate chip cookies. There has been many a late night when it’s just me and Mr Man and we’re hanging out and craving something sweet and something chocolate-y. More often than not, we give into the cravings and whip up a batch of these ....more

Because I have so much more to tell you!

Friends, I’ve been wanting to send you...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

Apple Rose Tarts

When most people think about Valentine’s Day they think about lots of sweet treats, candy, and beautiful flowers and roses! If you want all that Valentine-y greatness packed into one exquisite recipe, this is the post for you!I present to you the Apple Rose Tart!...more

Cranberry Pomegranate Mimosa

This Cranberry Pomegranate Mimosa is literally the easiest and most festive cocktail out there! It’s absolutely perfect for the Christmas holidays but even better as a Valentine’s Day spritzer!...more

Cranberry Pomegranate Mimosa

This Cranberry Pomegranate Mimosa is literally the easiest and most festive cocktail out there! It’s absolutely perfect for the Christmas holidays but even better as a Valentine’s Day spritzer!...more

Berry Coconut Smoothie

When it comes to food, my little toddler is beyond picky. Solid vegetables? Forget that ....more