Kitchen Sink Scramble ~ Recipe ReDux

With the arrival of Spring, all those adorable brunch occasions start to arise. While I love brunch, I don’t love how many of the dishes are a bit carb- and sugar-centric. Don’t get me wrong, I thoroughly enjoy these foods (in moderation), but with an abundance of pancakes, waffles, French toast, muffins, pastries and more, … Continue reading

Fruit-fetti Cupcake with Rainbow Chip Swiss Buttercream ~ Recipe ReDux

Oh yeeaaaah! This month’s Recipe ReDux was a Cupcake Conundrum. We are definitely pro-cupcakes around here. While I have my standard go-to recipes, this challenge inspired a new redux-ed cupcake creation. During my brainstorms, I turned to my culinary counterpart—the individual responsible for eating most of what I make—my boyfriend. Meet Peter. His FAVORITE cupcake … Continue reading

Jury Duty Snacks

Several weeks ago, that dreaded letter showed up on my desk… “JURY SUMMONS ENCLOSED.” Great. I know, I know— it is the most valuable service that I can perform in support of our democratic Government (as I am reminded on the jury duty website). To be honest, my issue isn’t jury duty itself, it’s not … Continue reading

Cilantro Lime Strawberry Smoothie ~ Recipe ReDux

I have exciting news to share! I joined The Recipe ReDux, a monthly recipe challenge founded by registered dietitians. Each month, members of the group (now including me) will be given a theme to create a new recipe that is delicious and good for you. In addition to sharing my recipe, my post will include … Continue reading

Irish Soda Bread {Recipe}

The frequent and intense shifts between spring in the air and snow on the ground are great indicators that March is here. My favorite part of March is Irish Soda Bread – Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’ve been known to start my Irish Soda Bread baking well before March—sometimes even in the fall months. My … Continue reading