Green Bean Casserole

green bean casserole recipe

  Can you handle one more (belated) Thanksgiving recipe? Please just say yes.    This recipe has somehow been sitting on the back burner (no pun intended) since I made it on Thanksgiving day, but that’s not to say it deserved to be put there.    Flipping through Southern Living searching for T-day recipes, this one immediately … Read more

Oatmeal Raspberry Chocolate Chip Scones

Oatmeal Raspberry Chocolate Chip Scones

  Scones are not something I have very often. If I am going to splurge on breakfast calories, a donut or muffin will usually win out. Even when I am not the one doing the baking, a scone is rarely my first choice at a bakery.    As you know, I have already made both donuts and muffins … Read more

Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

cinnamon sugar muffin

Muffins are just about as cute as cupcakes. I mean, their shapes are identical and they can come in as many different flavors and varieties.    But they lack one important ingredient. Frosting. Making them not quite comparable to cupcakes. Not quite as delicious.    Or so I thought.       These muffins are amazingly light … Read more

Benefits of Juicing with Easy Recipes

benefits of juicing

You are what you eat!” This has become one of the most harped about phenomenon from the world of nutrition. Indeed your health is highly dependent on what you consume – as food or as beverage. Healthy eating is not as easy as it sounds. For this reason, the juicing diet has emerged as a … Read more

Fluffiest Buttermilk Pancakes

fluffiest buttermilk pancakes

Yesterday was a long day. I couldn’t sleep very well so I woke up early and went for a run, thinking about Morgan the whole way. I would have never said anything directly to her, but when we were swimming together I was always secretly trying to beat her. She pushed me to be better … Read more

Easy Apple Pie Recipe

easy apple pie recipe

Apple Pie on Demand   I have said how Greg doesn’t get into desserts quite like I do. It can be difficult to persuade him to go for many of the things I want to bake. So, for the past several weeks, whenever I asked him what I should bake next, all I’ve heard is, … Read more

Black Bean Avocado Burrito Recipe

black bean avocado burrito

Hey readers!    We made it though Monday. It wasn’t so bad, was it? Mine FLEW by. I got to the office at 8am, took lunch around noon and before I knew it was 5 o’clock. Time to go!            When I got home I went for a run outside…that in … Read more

Creamy Fried Corn

confetti corn meal

BAM!    Take a look at that gorgeous meal! I hate to brag, but isn’t it just so pretty?         I found this recipe for “Fried Confetti Corn” in Southern Living’s Thanksgiving issue. At the time, I didn’t need another side dish, but there was no way I could forget about it. I love … Read more

Pasta Primavera with Spicy Marinara

spicy pasta promavera

Question: What would life be without hot bowls of savory, saucy pasta? Answer: Sad, very sad.   Don’t worry. We won’t even discuss the next level of sadness which involves a life lacking of hot bowls of pasta and red wine.    I trust you have most of the ingredients for this pasta primavera already in your … Read more

Nutella Banana Bread Recipe

nutella banana bread

Chocolate-y, hazelnut-y, creamy-y, yummy-y. Ok, you get the point. Nutella is delicious. The end.     Jusssttt kidding. There’s more. Like bananas! Now, mix the Nutella with the bananas and you have yourself the most scrumptious breakfast bread.   When I found this recipe, I first thought of Brooke. I think she was the first … Read more