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

small packages

If miniature foods make you happy, you're gonna love these itty-bitty quiches. read more words! ...more

Dainty White Pepper Biscuits

Potato Salad for Dessert


Home Sweet Home 3D Sugar Cookies – For Valentine’s Day!

Another Valentine’s Day treat?...more

My Fave Breakfast Recipes

You probably already know that I’m not a morning person.Never been. Never will.I know that the way you start your morning off sets the tone for the entire day, but I’m not one of those persons who wakes up energized, refreshed, charged up, and ready to take on the world. I, instead, wake up feeling grumpy and grouchy ....more

Raspberry Banana Cake

Let's talk cake, people.This is the time of year when it's still absurdly cold out, but when your palate begins to crave springtime-y flavors. When you've stuffed yourself full of pumpkin this and ginger that, and you just want a...more

No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits + Video

Oh my goodness this cheesecake is epic! I have shared quite a few cheesecake recipes on MT over the past few years but this one my friends might just be my favorite. What’s not to love about a creamy cheesecake, right? ...more

Lighter Chicken Taco Soup

This Chicken Taco Soup is lighter on calories but still full of flavor! Packed with chicken, veggies, and beans, it’s a great recipe to keep you on track. Hey y’all, and happy Friday! ...more

Cheesy Roasted Vegetable Soup

Oven cooking the veg until slightly charred adds lots of extra flavour to this comforting soup. Throw in some parmesan for a creamy finish. A rainbow of vegetables, roasted until sweet, tender and just a little bit charred ....more

Garlic Cheese Muffins

For the final day of Baked snacks, I wanted to make a simple savory muffin with garlic and cheese. Konda and I love garlic that gets baked with cheese, so obviously thought this will make a great delicious breakfast dish....more