Frozen Movie Themed Oscar Party with World Market #MovieLoversSweeps


Do you want to build a snowman? That song, plus many others from the movie Frozen, have been sung or played in my house every day since we first saw the movie at the beginning of December last year. To say we love the movie Frozen is an understatement.

I have two daughters so the fact [...]


Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Martini #GalentinesDayParty

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Apparently its Chocolate Dipped Strawberry month on my blog. This time instead of cupcakes, its martinis!! Yay for Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Martinis and they aren’t just for any occasion, they are for Galentine’s Day  happens on February 13th, the day before Valentine’s day (duh), and its a way for gals to get together sans significant [...]


Chocolate Covered Strawberry Hi Hat Cupcakes (Gluten Free)


One of the first things that comes to mind when I hear the words ” Valentine’s day” uttered is chocolate covered strawberries. It is the quintessential Valentines day treat and I took it one, okay like three, steps further with my chocolate dipped strawberry hi hat cupcakes.

Its February. Its valentines month. Its chocolate and candy [...]


Almond Coconut Cocoa Overnight Steel Cut Oats

Almond Coconut Cocoa Overnight Steel Cut Oats #maranatha

Oatmeal is a staple in my house and these overnight steel cut oats just so happen to be my family’s favorite way to eat them. Steel cut oats are hearty, relatively easy to make and the flavor combinations are endless.  This post is sponsored by Maranatha and Arrowhead Mills.

I knew that being a parent was [...]


Tropical Mango Raspberry Pineapple Smoothie, Wishing I Was In Hawaii Right Now and A New Computer

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Sipping on this tropical mango raspberry pineapple smoothie right now is really making me wish I was sitting on a beach in Hawaii while sipping. Not at my desk staring at a computer screen.

I miss being in Hawaii. I miss the beach, the ocean, listening to the wind in the palm trees, the waves crash [...]


Simple Roasted Baby Bok Choy With Walnuts

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Roasted Baby Bok Choy, my favorite veggie next to artichokes. I seriously eat baby bok choy all the time and I am FINALLY sharing my favorite and super easy way to prepare them that is insanely delicious.

I am not a fan of any other cabbage, weird I know, but the baby bok choy? I love. [...]


Roasted Carrot and Butternut Squash Soup with Walnut Pesto and Roasted Red Pepper Puree

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I have been craving brownies for two weeks now. But instead of making brownies I made soup. A really flavorful Roasted Carrot and Butternut Squash Soup and I added a little something extra with topping the soup with walnut pesto and a roasted red pepper puree. Filling and healthy!!

I actually wasn’t planning on making butternut [...]


Best Ever New England Clam Chowder

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I am going to proudly say that this is, by far, hands down, the best ever New England Clam Chowder. Ever.

I have been a lifelong New England clam chowder connoisseur. It is my jam. It is pure comfort in a bowl. Its the one thing I crave when its cold and dreary outside in the [...]


Easy Shredded Chicken Tacos

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What do these Easy Shredded Chicken Tacos, A Kitchen Aid stand mixer and a Gif animation have in common?  Why they are all part of this post!!
I have been going the last two weeks not really knowing what day it is. The past two weeks has been Christmas break for my [...]


Wintertime Ceviche

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Happy New Year!!  I figured I would  have fresh start to the new year with my healthy and fresh Winertime Ceviche.

So many look towards the new year as a fresh start with eating healthier, getting rid of the remaining cookies and sweets from the holidays and getting back into that workout routine. I am not [...]


Pineapple Coconut Champagne Cocktail and My Top 10 Recipes of 2013

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Cheers! My last post of 2013 is this Pineapple Coconut Champagne Cocktail. The perfect sip to end a fantastic year and start a new one. And at the end of the post is a round up of my top recipes of the year.

Can you believe 2013 is over? I can’t. This year has FLOWN by. [...]


Gluten Free Eggnog Waffles with Warm Bourbon Cranberry Compote

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Out of all the holidays meals throughout the year, I look forward to Christmas breakfast the most. Its one of the holidays where you get to eat a decadent breakfast like these Gluten Free Eggnog Waffles with Warm Bourbon Cranberry Compote, lounge in your pajamas all day long, and, well, just be lazy all day.

Almost [...]