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Tips for a Perfect Holiday Brunch

Tips for a Perfect Holiday Brunch

| December 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

Planning a holiday brunch for your family? These tips will help you throw a perfect holiday brunch — without a lot of stress. This post is sponsored by my client La Terra Fina, but all opinions are my own. On Christmas morning, after opening presents, my family will do something we’ve been doing for as […]

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Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

| December 8, 2014 | 24 Comments

Filled with creamy avocado, sweet bits of clementines and meaty pistachio kernels, this quick and easy recipe for Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette is a light and tangy addition to any meal. This recipe was created for my client Pompeian but all opinions are my own. We are swiftly approaching the official start to winter […]

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Frothy Cookie Latte

Frothy Cookie Latte

| December 6, 2014

Make your morning coffee extra special with this easy Frothy Cookie Latte recipe. And don’t forget to sprinkle a little ginger snaps on top too. This recipe was created for my client International Delight, but all opinions are my own. In the mornings, I rise early — long before the first rays of light shine. […]

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Snack Time: Ambrosia Apples

Snack Time: Ambrosia Apples

| December 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

‘Tis the season of cookies, treats and candies, but don’t forget to dig into good-for-you snacks too like apples. This post is sponsored by Ambrosia™ apples, but all opinions are my own. In our kitchen, there’s always fruit to snack on. Between bowls on the tables and more in the fridge, I love seeing the kids […]

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Cinnamon Raisin Beer Bread

Cinnamon Raisin Beer Bread

| December 4, 2014 | 21 Comments

This recipe for Cinnamon Raisin Beer Bread creates a tender, lightly sweetened loaf stuffed with plump, naturally sweet California Raisins and swirled with cinnamon. It’s perfect for holiday gifting! This recipe was created for my client California Raisins via the Kitchen PLAY network, but all opinions are my own. As soon as Thanksgiving was over this […]

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Spicy Rosemary Mixed Nuts

Spicy Rosemary Mixed Nuts

| December 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

With just a few ingredients, Spicy Rosemary Mixed Nuts can become a holiday party favorite. This recipe was created for my client, Planters, but all opinions are my own. A few weeks ago, I received my first holiday party invitation. I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that the invite made me totally giddy with excitement. […]

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Spicy Sriracha Honey Roasted Vegetables with Barley

Spicy Sriracha Honey Roasted Vegetables with Barley

| November 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nutty barley combines with sweet and spicy roasted vegetables in this Spicy Sriracha Honey Roasted Vegetables with Barley recipe. This was created for my client Grain Foods Foundation, but all opinions are my own. Thanksgiving is, for many families, all about the food. And can you blame anyone? There is something so wonderfully decadent about creating […]

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Mini Pistachio, Walnut and Honey Baklava

Mini Pistachio, Walnut and Honey Baklava

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Layers of flaky phyllo dough. Walnuts. Pistachios. Honey. Baklava is a symphony of flavors and textures. Served with homemade cinnamon whipped cream, it’s positively decadent. KitchenAid recently challenged me to create a mini baklava recipe. Honestly, this is a dessert I never imagined making — so I was more than a little apprehensive about it. […]

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Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Muffin Tops

Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Muffin Tops

| November 17, 2014 | 18 Comments

Start your holiday morning off right with delicious, warm, freshly baked Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Muffin Tops. This recipe was created for my client, Madhava, but all opinions are my own. When I opened the door to retrieve the newspaper Friday morning, I was greeted with falling flakes and a porch coated with snow. Yes, snow. […]

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4 Ingredient Chocolate Caramel Macchiato Mug Cake

4 Ingredient Chocolate Caramel Macchiato Mug Cake

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

With just four ingredients and about five minutes, you can whip up this quick and easy recipe for Chocolate Caramel Macchiato Mug Cake. What are you waiting for? This recipe was created for my client International Delight, but all opinions are my own. When we first moved to Maine, I swore I could live without […]

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