San Francisco {a quick trip}

We made a quick trip up to San Francisco last weekend with my brother and some friends to celebrate my husband’s birthday. We had such a great time, and discovered such great spots I thought I would share with you an easy way to make the most out of a trip there. We flew up […]

5 Ways to Create a Memorable Charcuterie

My all time favorite thing to serve while entertaining is a charcuterie plate. I am constantly trying to create something new and exciting, so here are a few of my latest ideas. This is perfect for any party, gathering, or on a large scale it would be divine for a wedding. photo via The Avid […]

Healthy Yummy Recipes to Try

I have been making a really big effort to meal plan for the week. To be honest some weeks are better then others but I find the weeks that I do meal plan I end up eating yummier, more fabulous dishes. Here are a few recipes on my radar for next week. Brussels sprout bacon […]

Mom Monday {super easy zucchini chips}

I was looking at the huge pile of zucchinis we had from our CSA basket, thinking what can I do with these that everyone would just love? I came up with these super easy zucchini chips. They are so simple, and so delicious. They work for a snack, for an appetizer when you are having […]

The Best Healthy Meal Blogs

Something my girlfriends and I have been talking about a lot is where to find inspiration and recipes for family meals. I promised them I would share my favorite resources, so here they are! Sometimes I find myself following the recipes word for word, sometimes I adapt them to fit ingredients I already have. Either […]

Mom Monday {A new normal}

It always encourages me and helps motivate me when I learn about people like Helene of French Foodie Baby. As I was feeding miss Piper her favorite new food discovery, fresh figs and blue cheese, I realized Helene’s mention of “a new normal” was not only exciting but I think possible. Here is a blurb […]

In the Kitchen {easy tomato snacks}

One of my favorite kitchen gadgets is my food dehydrator. I do most of my dehydrating in the spring and summer as the fruits are my favorite. Dried peaches…yum! I have been trying to do more veggies as well. My most recent veggie success are these delicious tomatoes. They are so super easy too! Start […]

Mom Monday {Breakfast Cupcakes}

I had such a fun time cooking with Piper this weekend I just had to share. I was inspired by this recipe for Apricot Pecan Breakfast bars, to create something that we could have on hand for an easy breakfast. Piper loves anything in cupcake form and recently began helping me cook. It’s such a […]

Rethinking Passover Food

With the abundance of gluten-free and vegan blogs & recipes out there now, it really gives Passover so many new possibilities. There are still the staples that are my grandmother’s recipes like her harroset and Mayeena or Matzah Brie but new foods definitely can find a place at the cedar don’t you think? Here are […]

Recipes I can’t wait to try…

With my CSA basket changing with the seasons, I find myself constantly trying out new recipes. Things I would never have even thought of. The beauty of CSA I guess. Here are a few recipes that I am really excited to try. All from some of my favorite food people I might add… 1  2  […]