Cherry Tomato & Sausage Orecchiette

I have been dying to experiment with making new pasta dishes and I am so excited to share this recipe with you all! In addition to being a delicious dish, this Cherry Tomato & Sausage Orecchiette presents beautifully and is perfect for guests or a quiet night in with some wine. Ingredients 1 lbs orecchiette […]

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Easy Lemon Vinaigrette

It all started when I was ten years old and fell in love with lemons… Just kidding! Here’s the recipe for my easy and delicious lemon vinaigrette: Ingredients 1/2 c. olive oil Zest of one lemon Juice of two lemons 2 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp dijon mustard 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 3 […]

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Sautéed Broccolini

Sautéed broccolini is one of our favorite side dishes! Not only is it absolutely delicious, but it is also super easy and very healthy. I also find that it pairs well with just about any dinner, from steak to roasted chicken. Ingredients 2 bunches broccolini 2 tbs olive oil 5-7 cloves of garlic, sliced or […]

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

I have to be honest: I created this recipe by mistake. But, it turned out delicious in the end! In the immortal words of Bob Ross, “We don’t make mistakes; we just have happy accidents.” I was initially preparing to bake regular old fashioned peanut butter cookies and after whipping my butter and sugar together […]

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S’Mores Skillet Dip

S’mores are a classic summer dessert that are so easy to make. To make it even more simple, check out my S’mores Skillet Dip! Ingredients Butter (for greasing) 6 bars of chocolate (I used regular Hershey’s bars; the 1.55 oz ones) 10 oz bag of marshmallows Box of graham crackers …and that’s all you’ll need! […]

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Crispy Smashed Potatoes

I wanted to try a new kind of potato and I have been experimenting with these smashed potatoes a bit. We usually stick to either baked or mashed, and these are a really delicious (and easy) combination of the two. Ingredients 25-30 mini potatoes 2 tbs olive oil 2 tbs butter 6 cloves of garlic, […]

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Eating Organically Shouldn’t Break the Bank

I was recently having a conversation with a friend about organic versus non-organic food and, naturally, the question of cost came up. If you’ve bopped around my blog a bit you would probably see that I write about organic food often and eating “well” is something that I am passionate about. (Just to clarify: when […]

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Frosted Mistletoe Christmas Cocktail

As most people know, I am primarily a wine drinker. However, what most people don’t know is that I am secretly a gin drinker, too. My favorite cocktail of all time is a very dry gin martini. In fact, I like my martinis so dry that stirring or shaking my drink in the general direction […]

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Classic (Egg-Free!) Gingerbread Cookies

I have to be honest, before I created this recipe I did not like gingerbread cookies. I always found them to be difficult to make, too spicy, and I am not a huge fan of cinnamon. However, I love to decorate them and gingerbread cookies are a Christmastime essential. I played around with some recipes […]

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The Chicken Meatballs Our Toddler Loves

As our son gets older and moves away from all baby foods, I have been looking for recipes that he will love and that I can make a few days in advance. One of the things I have learned to make is chicken meatballs. I love making them because they are super easy, very healthy […]

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