Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini

Many people eat beets for all the amazing health benefits, but I just really like the way they taste. High in vitamin C, fiber, and potassium, adding beetroot to a recipe can only mean good things for your body. Here is a simple crostini recipe where everything can be made ahead of time, and assembly…

Five Fun Things: Tea, Toast & More

Happy Friday! Image Credit: Oh Happy Day My eyes are playing tricks on me. Image Credit: DuJour The story behind Erin Sachse's flourishing RESIST necklace. Image Credit: JFashionista A different kind of afternoon tea that I'd love to attend. Image Credit: Cardamom & Tea Roast squash, pistachios, honey, and cream cheese on toast? Yasss! Image Credit:…

Rosemary Applesauce

Rosemary applesauce is my daughter’s favorite comfort food, especially when she’s sick. While my son will crave a flavorful homemade chicken soup (my husband has an amazing recipe), Audrey warms her soul with mom’s applesauce (warms my heart). Yesterday, she was home from school with a fever and the miracle-worker recipe didn’t let her down,…

Recipe: Japanese Sweet Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts

I’m always looking for low-carb and gluten-free alternatives to replace high-carb meals and snacks. While I love rice or pasta, I often feel bloated afterwards and am hungry within an hour. Hence, tasty substitutes are welcomed. Here is an easy nutritious and delicious recipe that is great with and egg for breakfast or as an…

Ice Cream Social & Gummy Bears

To me, this was the perfect day and set up for a back-to-school ice-cream social. Our kids are spoiled having these awesome moms who put together such a fun and delicious event. I wanted to thank them but not with the usual flowers or wine. And I wanted to actually make something, a DIY gift.…

Almond Chai Breakfast Clusters

Our kids started school yesterday, and I am still trying to figure some healthy snack alternatives. Since they both like granola, I've been looking for an easy no-bake recipe. I found this one in the Paleo Magazine. Try the recipe "as is" then adjust to your own tastes. Of course, I added chocolate! Sometimes I add more…

Simple Shrimp Salad

Ingredients 1 lb. wild shrimp, peeled and deveined 1-2 tsps. paprika 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2-3 C. arugula Mango salsa (store bought) 2 flour tortillas (optional) When I'm in a pinch, I like to use a mix of homemade and store-bought ingredients. Here, I…