Recipes, Sides & Spreads, Snacks

Tex Mex Layered Salad

October 16, 2014

Tex Mex Layered Salad

I love  this salad. It’s got protein from the beans, fresh flavors from the tomatoes, corn, and onion – and it’s seasoned to perfection and dressed up real nice. This salad is my go-to when I need a protein boost and I want something that combines some of the freshest flavors. The lovely Food Renegade is sharing my recipe for this Tex Mex Layered Salad. Continue Reading…

Beverages, Breakfast, Lifestyle, Recipes

Homemade Vanilla Bean Coffee Creamer + Video

October 8, 2014

Homemade Vanilla Bean Coffee Creamer

It’s morning, gang – which means it’s coffee time! I thought I would share with you a recipe for one of my most favorite things on earth, coffee creamer. Unfortunately, coffee creamer from the store generally has a lot more in it than just cream and a delicious natural flavor. I created a simple recipe for one of the most basic coffee creamer flavors: vanilla. You won’t be missing the plastic jug, let me tell you! Continue Reading…

Recipes, Sides & Spreads, Snacks

Dairy-Free “Cheesy” Popcorn + Video

September 30, 2014

Dairy Free Cheesy Popcorn

I recently received a package in the mail courtesy of the the Kid Kritics program, which searches out healthy products for children and their families, and they asked me to create a recipe for them using Bragg’s Nutritional Yeast. I was certainly on board, because nutritional yeast is a pretty spectacular ingredient and boy-oh-boy do I love making some snacks! Continue Reading…

Desserts, Recipes, Snacks

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Macaroons

September 24, 2014

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Macaroons

As I type this, my mouth is watering! These little bitty macaroons are my new favorite go-to snack, treat, dessert, any-time-of-day-yum-yum. They are divine! I am huge fan of these as a treat since they are so satisfying. Who knew you could make a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Macaroon? But I am so happy you can… Continue Reading…


DIY: Staggered Abstract Wall Art

September 12, 2014

DIY Staggered Mantlepiece Art
My husband and I could not find for-the-life-of-us a piece of art we LOVED for over our fireplace in the budget we were hoping for. We took it upon ourselves to creat a masterpiece all of our own. Plus, it is kind of fun to look above the fireplace and think that we created something totally unique and one-of-a-kind for our place.

We both had little to no-experience painting Continue Reading…