Courtney

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.  If I had to use one word to describe myself, my goals, and this blog, that would be it.  I feel sure that whatever it means has a lot to do with being driven to do everything worth doing in life without letting silly things like "reason" and "practicality" get in the way.  It is all too often that we fall into the trap of deciding what is impossible for ourselves, and so in a way, I am writing this blog in defiance of such decisions and to share my love of the things that set me free. Here, I make my outlet for my baking addiction, my fitness fixation, and my writing/reading passion, all for your viewing pleasure. 

I'm Courtney Nielsen, and I'm here to indulge my fancy a little and put my life in words.  With that, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

Enchiladas - with a capital Easy!

Check out my stylin' new web address!So far, I have shown more dessert-y kinds of recipes on this blog.  I just really like to eat, share, and photograph desserts so much. (They’re decadent! And, well, pretty!)  But when I get a craving for something tomato-saucy, its ON. On. Like sauce on an Enchilada!...more

Cream Pie DIP! {Go to the Sweet Side!}

Check out my stylin' new web address! I hope you like sweets! And I hope your New Year's health goals include eating healthfully without depriving yourself.Gettin' ready for the party! ^...more

SuperFudge Brownies

Check out my stylin' new web address!Oh-Em-Gee! ...more

Southwestern Sweet Potatoes. Vegan Style.

Check out my stylin' new web address! This is a story about a girl and her sweet potato.Actually, this is really a story about a girl and how she wanted to impress her family with her newfound vegan cooking techniques.Vegan cooking?...more
Definitely a winning recipe!!  I loved the delicious flavor combinations, the beautiful ...more

Aaand the Winner is... Breakfast!

Check out my stylin new web address!Long ago, there was a war between the God of Breakfast and the Gods of Lunch and Dinner.  Lunch and Dinner tried to employ their popularity and larger amount of Facebook friends to help them win, but Breakfast was wily and used an effective profiling campaign to gain supporters, ultimately winning the war....more

And They Called it Monkey Love: A Cookie Story

Check out my stylin' new web address! If you could spend an afternoon making a difference in your community, what would you do?And, would you actually enjoy it?Today, I got the wonderful opportunity to teach kids and their parents how to bake cookies.  Healthy cookies.  And they loved it....more

A Tasty Way to Start the Day

Check out my stylin new web address! It goes like this: you have a busy week, running around out of the house, at work, school, wherever, just trying to keep the to do list under control until the weekend comes when you can finally squash it.  Enter Saturday afternoon, and you're still in your jammies on the couch with nothing to show for your day except a batch of doughnuts/muffins you made just to have "weekend food." (Still out on the counter with the dirty dishes most likely.)...more

Pumpkin Bread: A Reason to Get Up in the Morning

Check out my stylin new web address!Did someone say pumpkin bread?Oh, right - everyone everywhere is probably making pumpkin bread!  It is pretty much the quintessential baked item of fall, according to many people besides myself, and what blogger isn't coming up with their own version?...more

2-Minute Pumpkin Butter

What tastes like pumpkin pie but can be eaten at any point in the day on breads, in smoothies, and layered in parfaits??If you hadn't guessed yet... Pumpkin butter!After I left my last post with a comment about how topping my homemade bread with thanksgiving-y foods would be super tasty, I started to think what I had that I could put on it for lunch today. ...more

Rustic Rosemary Loaves

There once was a girl who loved carbs.  On a Sunday afternoon, she needed to do something creative and fun in the kitchen.This decision was entirely too easy!...more
My mouth is watering just looking at the pictures! It looks delicious!more