Thank you all for being here and coming back day after day, week after week, month after month. I am thankful you take the time to read my blog, cook my recipes and share your stories with me again and again. Wishing you and yours a Thanksgiving full of good food, delicious wine and cozy.. ....more

Ultimate Gift Guide for the Travel Lover

Wanderlust is in my blood. I live to travel and love nothing more than planning my next adventure. With the holidays fast approaching, I thought it would be a good time to share a few of my ultimate travel essentials ....more

Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe

The fluffiest pancake recipe you’ll ever make, these whole grain pumpkin pancakes are spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and ground ginger....more

Skirt Steak Fajitas

These quick and easy skirt steak fajitas are filled with warm, smoky spices and taste so much better than anything store-bought! Fajitas are one of my go-to healthy Mexican dinners and I’m guessing I’m not alone. Who doesn’t love a good fajita dinner??...more

Sausage and Kale Frittata

Ideal for prepping ahead of time, this protein-packed sausage, kale and feta frittata is delicious served warm, room temperature or chilled. Breakfast is a pretty big deal here in our house as I imagine it is in any home filled with hungry little ones. I swear my boys could easily eat three breakfasts before we.. ....more

Baked Penne with Sausage and Ricotta

This cheesy baked penne is filled with hearty sausage, creamy ricotta and a tangy red wine tomato sauce. Admittedly, it has been a pretty mild fall so far here in Michigan but I’m no dummy. The chill is definitely in the air and winter is coming… but I’m totally ready to hunker down, get cozy.. ....more

Santa Barbara’s Fess Parker Winery with Cat Cora

Don’t miss Fess Parker Winery during your next visit to Santa Barbara, California....more

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

You’re going to love these moist and delicious blueberry oatmeal muffins made with whole grains and protein-rich plain yogurt. Ideal for a quick breakfast or on-the-go snack! One of the many reasons I love fall is that the cooler temps inspire me to get in the kitchen and bake with my boys ....more

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe

A fast 20-minute weeknight dinner recipe, your whole family will love this healthy chicken and broccoli stir fry! You know those go-to recipes you make again and again? The ones you make when you don’t know what you’re making for dinner? ...more

5 Easy Ways to Add Protein to Your Diet

Five tips for...more