Appetizers, Breakfast, Recipes, Sides & Spreads, Snacks

Mashed Potato Latkes

November 19, 2014

Mashed Potato Latkes

Got leftover mashed potatoes? Want a delicious breakfast treat the that you will want to keep all to yourself, but will selflessly share with others? Than you want Mashed Potato Latkes! The Continue Reading…

DIY

DIY: How to Update an Old Lamp

November 12, 2014

Update a Lamp

My dad recently stopped by and handed me a lampshade. He said the lamp stand that came with it was gold and would I want to take it for an additional light source in the living room? At first I was hesitant, I am still getting into my DIY groove swing and was wondering if I would be able to pull of re-doing a not-so-beautiful gold lamp.

My dad said to slap a little spray paint on it and I would be good to go. Trust me, if I can do this – you can!  Continue Reading…

Lifestyle

Snapshots: Halloween 2014

November 1, 2014

Zombie Halloween

Can we all take a minute to appreciate Halloween? It’s one time a year where everyone can be creative and express themselves. Everyone is encouraged to use their imaginations and pretend. Something, I think, we simply do not do enough of in society today. Continue Reading…

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…