Category Archive: Recipes

Feb 28

Easy Pickled Radishes

I was feeling like making something summer-themed.  Nothing screams picnics and summer like pickles.  This was my first time experimenting with pickling, and it was so much fun!  These easy pickled radishes are sweet and tangy. The lovely pink color they turned is delightful!  Now that I know how easy pickling is, I can’t wait …

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Feb 08

DIY Chocolate Bowls

Have you seen those posts on Pinterest showing how to make your own chocolate bowls using balloons?  Well, I was super skeptical because balloons have a strong latex smell.  So I took matters into my own hands and whipped up a fun and easy tutorial.  No balloons.

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Feb 01

Perfect Veggie & Dip Bowl

Go Team!  Impress your friends with a veggie & dip bowl that is just as easy as it is pretty.  I don’t like having a bunch of single use kitchen tools, so this was perfect because it combines bowls you’re already using.  Just place a plastic container upside down in a mixing bowl, and then …

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Jan 26

Kale Soup

With this lovely snow we’re getting, I thought it was the perfect time to whip up a big batch of kale soup.  This soup is the perfect thing to warm you up from the inside!  It also has lots of veggies.  Look at those colors!  And so easy to make!  You can let it simmer …

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Jan 01

Baked Brie

Happy New Year everyone!  If you’re like me, you’re probably still in a food coma from all the delicious holiday food!  But I just HAD to share this with you.  Baked brie cheese always looks so fancy.  One of our friends made it for a get-together, and I was very impressed.  Then, he told me …

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Dec 04


Yum.  The Pizzadilla.  Part pizza, part quesadilla, all delicious.  It truly was a beautiful day when I first saw the pizzadilla on the menu of a small cafe.  I ordered it with no regrets.  And have since taken to making them at home.  Just as easy to make as they are delicious to eat!!!

Nov 20

Frost Cupcakes the Easy Way!

Believe it or not, I’ve been frosting cupcakes wrong my whole life.  They always tasted fine, so no one ever complained.  But after this super easy guest tutorial by Kira of Shimmer and Shine Design, the next batch of cupcakes I make will look as fabulous as they taste 🙂  If you follow me on Instagram, …

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Nov 16

Veggie Quiche

Yum, quiche!   Tastes as delicious as it sounds fancy!  When I learned how easy quiche is to make, I was amazed.  In the Spring of 2011, I studied abroad in Rennes, France, about 2 hours west of Paris.  My host mother made the most delicious quiches, and luckily she taught me her secret!  Read …

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Nov 06

Tofu with Crushed Pineapple

Now that you know how to press tofu (see the tutorial here), how about something yummy to make with it?  Read on to see how to make pineapple tofu – a sweet and refreshing snack with a punch of protein!  This is one of my favorite things to bring to work as part of my lunch …

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Nov 06

How to Press Tofu the Easy Way

Does tofu terrify you?  It shouldn’t!  As a vegetarian, people always ask me how to prepare tofu.  I actually don’t make it a whole lot, but my mom taught me the best/easiest way to get perfectly firm tofu.  Read on and learn how to press tofu the easy way.

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