Triple chocolate steel cut oatmeal

This triple chocolate steel cut oatmeal is like having dessert for breakfast. It’s creamy, chewy and loaded with chocolate. On Monday, I leave for a two week trip to Europe ....more

Easy back to school recipes

Three easy back to school recipes for breakfast, snack and dinner using almond milk. Not having kids, my knowledge of the “school year” is based solely off seeing our neighbor’s kids walk up and down their driveway with backpacks half the size of them while they look over in fear that Ginger might be outside. She has a thing with kids walking up and down driveways ....more

Reuben strip steak

These reuben strip steaks have all the elements of a classic reuben sandwich, swiss cheese, Russian dressing and sauerkraut, all piled high. The summer of 2003, I practically lived off of reuben sandwiches from Katz’s deli in NYC. I had an internship at Citibank that was way less impressive than it sounds because I basically worked in a branch office making cold calls in the windowless basement to poor unsuspecting people to try and get them an appointment with my boss who would then try to...more

Southwestern hash brown waffles

These southwestern hash brown waffles are packed with green onions, ham, red pepper and topped with a spicy poached egg for a crispy delicious breakfast....more

Homemade raw dog food

An easy recipe for homemade raw dog food that you can tweak as necessary to what you have on hand. For as health conscious as I am about what kind of foods I put in my own body, I have to admit for the better part of six of her seven...more

Chocolate espresso coconut smoothie

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of CocoaVia® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. This chocolate espresso coconut smoothie is the perfect afternoon treat and pick me up ....more

Spicy rosemary tomato peach chutney

This spicy rosemary tomato peach chutney is sweet and tangy with a hint of spice. It’s perfect spread on bread or topped on meat. This is going to sound completely whiny and spoiled brat-ish but I’m gonna say it anyway ....more

Orange basil ricotta pancakes

These orange basil ricotta pancakes are deliciously sweet and doughy with a touch of summer freshness from the basil. I remember on occasion, my mom bringing home store bought muffins when we were kids that were a horribly unnatural shade of pinkish orange. I *think* they were called morning glory muffins ....more

Zucchini noodles with creamy roasted tomato basil sauce

These zucchini noodles with creamy roasted tomato basil sauce are the perfect way to enjoy fresh summer produce. I won a radio contest last month. Here’s the funny thing about it though… 1 ....more

2 Minute paleo english muffins: 2 ways

These paleo english muffins take only 2 minutes in the microwave and are a great grain free addition to your breakfast. Much like...more