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almond vanilla biscotti

Chocolate Dipped Almond-Vanilla Biscotti

  Hi! It’s Tuesday. I hope you had a fabulous weekend and Monday! It feels like I haven’t had anything to say in a long time, even though in reality it’s really only been a couple of days. I guess I like the sound of my own voice? This past […]

thai chicken peanut curry

Thai Chicken Peanut Curry

I’ve talked before about Etienne and I’s little tradition of Friday night curries. Our standard curry is typically a green Thai curry (recipe to come) but this one is another fave. Etienne loves this curry, and this is coming from a guy who doesn’t really care for peanut butter. In […]

coconut whipped cream

Coconut Whipped Cream – 2 Ways

You know that thick, creamy part of the can of coconut milk that you just want to eat with a spoon? Guess what? You can! You can get it all whipped up, excited and fluffy and eat it with a spoon. Or put it on your dessert. Or on top of […]

greek yogurt blueberry lime muffins

Greek Yogurt Blueberry Lime Muffins

Yup, you read that right. Blueberry lime muffins. Blueberry with lemon has been a favorite in cakes and muffins for a long time, but I bet you have never tasted a blueberry lime muffin! Or maybe you have, in which case I stand corrected. Either way, do yourself a favor and […]

skinny chicken fettuccine alfredo

Skinny Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

So. We have Meatless Monday, Taco Tuesday, Wing Wednesday…what about Friday? Even though Etienne and I usually have curry on Friday nights, I’d like to propose a new take on the dinner before the weekend officially begins. Fettuccine Alfredo Fridays!! If you were friends with me in high school, there’s […]

10 Thoughts for Thursday

The first of many blog posts to come that I’ve deemed Katherine’s 10 Thoughts for Thursday. Just a little peek into the inside track of a mind that’s always thinking. You’re welcome. 1.  So many boogies this past week. If you have small kids, you NEED to get Boogie Wipes! It’s […]

baby and me pancakes

Baby-and-Me Pancakes

Weekday breakfasts around here can be summed up in one word = chaos!! Neither of my boys have ever been the type to sleep past 7, so our day gets going very early and very quickly. Oscar starts asking for snacks within 10 minutes of waking up, so to spare […]

orange carrot cake

Orange-Carrot Cake

Today is my Dad’s birthday. He would have been 61! My Dad passed away suddenly almost 5 years ago, and I feel his absence from my life every single day. Although he is not here to share it with us, I still honor his birthday every year with a cake. My Dad […]

mint nanaimo bars

Mint Nanaimo Bars

St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, and although I can already check the box for creating a token green recipe – I’m talking about you, Green Monster Donuts – I thought what the heck, let’s throw something else green up there just for fun! Take me to the recipe The first thing that […]

green monster donuts

Green Monster Baked Donuts

They’re mean. They’re green. They’re delicious! Introducing my baked Green Monster Donuts….packed with spinach and sweetened with banana and agave syrup, they are a fun way to feed your family some greens! Your little ones will be so excited by the idea of eating a donut, they will not even question why it’s green; however, if […]

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Everyone needs an easy go-to side dish for dinner parties; something you can throw together quickly, looks and tastes great, and always gets you rave reviews. Today, I’m happy to share with you my very own go-to dish! Prosciutto wrapped asparagus. SO good, and SO easy. I discovered this dish when I […]

raspberry chocolate banana bread

Raspberry Chocolate Banana Bread

I have a confession: I’m a bit of a thief (insert gasp). You can often find me lurking in back alleys, dressed in black, scurrying along next to the fence lines….. No, I’m not doing anything particularly nefarious. I’m picking raspberries! In the summer when raspberry bushes are at their peak, there are a […]