Strawberry Basil Shortcake Stacks

My husband has two perennial requests for his birthday feasts. The first is that he be given a mixing bowl full of chewy/crispy bacon and be allowed to eat as much or as little of it as he wishes with no restrictions. The second is that he have strawberry shortcake for dessert. The bacon thing? [Read On]

Grilled Pesto Chicken & Caprese Salad Lettuce Wraps {30 Minute Meal}

My darling, The Evil Genius, is on another health kick. When he goes on a health kick, I do my best to counterbalance the sweets and cookies and breads that I turn out of the kitchen with light meals heavy on the fresh vegetables. More fresh veggies and a greater variety are showing up in [Read On]

Bacon, Avocado, Bleu Cheese, and Basil Pasta

Disclosure: This is my final post as a member of the Kraft Tastemakers Team. As always, all recipes and opinions remain my own. It’s been a fun year! Thank you, Kraft Foods. Spring is an amazing time of renewal. When the snow starts to melt and buds start to peek out from the ends of [Read On]

Nena & Co. Camera Straps: A Review

I get giddy over pretty things. I love to see beauty in the world. I adore gorgeousness. And I absolutely, positively get rapturous when someone uses beauty to do good. Case in point, Nena & Co. Oh my goodness, friends. I’ve been like a total creeper on their Instagram feed for months. I’ve spent way-hay-hay [Read On]

Simple 6 Ingredient 6 Minute Creamy Tomato Soup from Scratch

With the possible exception of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, can you think of a more classic American kid meal than grilled cheese and tomato soup? Everyone knows the manoeuver; you pick up a wedge of your sandwich and dunk it into the soup then get it to your mouth quickly so it doesn’t [Read On]

Chili Lime Cauliflower Popcorn

I’m in love with my dehydrator. I know what you’re thinking. You can’t be IN LOVE with an inanimate object. You can’t be IN love with something unless it/they can reciprocate. To that I say, “My dehydrator loves me.” I’m not crazy. Well, at least in THAT way. Part of love is doing nice things [Read On]

Ham, Egg, and Swiss Cheese Baked Bread Boats

Meals don’t get a whole lot easier than the one I’m going to share with you today. They don’t come much tastier than this either. Goodness knows we all need something fast and fabulous from time to time. Mercifully, it’s a quick and easy meal that E.V.E.R.Y.O.N.E. in my house likes. That makes it another [Read On]

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

You see those lettuce wraps up there? That’s another Unicorn Meal for our household: an extremely rare meal that pleases them all, even the no-veg contingent. Somehow lettuce leaves as delivery vehicle for meat works in their minds, and I’m surely not going to out their contradictory stance on it because OHMYGOSH this is a [Read On]