White Wine Sangria Recipe with Fresh Herbs

If you are looking for a sweet, summer cocktail, try this white wine sangria recipe with fresh herbs.  Using white wine makes homemade sangria a little lighter and fruitier, which is perfect for hot summer days.    Fruity Sangria Is Perfect for Summer! Nothing quite says summer like fresh fruit and herbs.  Here in Georgia, the weather is HOT  and I spent the weekend gardening, weeding, and cleaning the patio.  Needless to say, today I am definitely feeling a bit sore and am just going to relax!  White … [Read more...]

Pineapple Cucumber Salsa Recipe

Homemade salsa is one of my favorite healthy toppings for Mexican recipes. This pineapple cucumber salsa recipe is a sweeter summer salsa than traditional tomato salsa recipes. The fresh pineapple, spicy jalapeno and tangy lime juice are a delicious flavor combination! Cucumber fruit salsa may sound like an odd combo but you seriously have to try it! A healthy summer salsa with sweet and heat! You might think that pineapple salsa should have tomatoes in it but that is not always true.  Since pineapple and tomato are both acidic, that … [Read more...]

Easy Baked Egg Recipe with Parmesan and Rosemary

Want something special for breakfast that doesn't take a lot of time?  This easy baked egg recipe with Parmesan and Rosemary is simple and delicious!  Skip the scrambled eggs and whip up something unique! How to Bake Eggs In The Oven Baking eggs is an easy way to cook them.  In fact, if you really want to, you can bake eggs without even taking them out of the shell!  Or, just crack an egg into a silicone muffin cup and bake it.  But, those eggs aren't quite as tasty as baked eggs in a ramekin.  When you add … [Read more...]

Carrot and Purple Daikon Radish Salad Recipe

In a recent Misfits Market produce box, I was sent a large, purple, daikon radish.  Mmmmm. What do you do with daikon radishes? I love a challenge!  A simple salad is a popular way to serve daikon radishes so I made this Carrot and Purple Daikon Radish Salad Recipe.  Paired with julienned carrots and green onions, this healthy salad is tossed with a light vinaigrette recipe right before serving.    Tips for using daikon radishes Okay, when I was first sent this giant purple radish, I had no idea what to actually … [Read more...]

Homemade Cranberry Soda Recipe Using Fresh Cranberries

This homemade cranberry soda recipe has been sponsored by Soda Sense.  All opinions are my own. This refreshing cranberry soda is made with fresh cranberries, real sugar, and carbonated water.  That's it!  No artificial ingredients, no store bought cranberry juice, and no bottles of pre-made soda water.  Skip the club soda or soda water and make your own at home.  Simmer syrup with orange or lime zest if desired.  Or, add a spritz of orange juice or lime juice to your homemade cranberry soda right before serving … [Read more...]

Chai Spice White Chocolate Truffle Recipe and Traditions of Giving

 This chai spice white chocolate truffle recipe is sponsored by McCormick®.  All opinions are my own.  #McCormickMakesItHome  #McCormickAtWalmart I honestly can't believe that it is almost Thanksgiving.  Where has the time gone?  The season of giving is upon us and I have a lot to be thankful for this year.  So, I am going to gather my baking and candy making supplies, herd my teenager into the kitchen, and spend some quality time baking and making homemade candy to give to others.   And my … [Read more...]

Simple Grated Apple Tart Recipe

This simple grated apple tart recipe combines a basic butter tart crust with shredded apples for a delicious fall dessert recipe.  With a hint of cinnamon and just the right amount of sweetness, this homemade apple tart will be a big hit! What is the best apple to use for baking? Fall is here (finally!) and that means stores are bursting with different apple varieties!  But, which apple is best for baking and which ones should you just bite right into?  I grew up in New England and apple desserts are pretty much standard … [Read more...]

Easy Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe: 10 Minutes Start to Finish!

This easy salted caramel sauce recipe is absolutely delicious. It is made from scratch on the stove-top in less than ten minutes, with no candy thermometer required! Use it as a topping for sliced apples, drizzle it on your ice cream, or just lick it right from the spoon! What is salted caramel? Salted caramel is made by sprinkling fleur de sel, or any other flaked sea salt on top of caramel or caramel sauce. Why does caramel taste good with salt on it? Basically, chefs call this combination “flavour layering”.  Salt acts … [Read more...]

Pan Fried Potato Recipe with Prosciutto and Chives

Learn how to make this pan fried potato recipe for a hearty breakfast side dish your family will love.  Skillet fried potatoes are simple to make and do NOT require par boiling before frying.  Can you fry potatoes without boiling them first? Ok, so the first thing you need to know about making pan fried potatoes is that you do NOT have to boil them first.  This adds a very long and unnecessary step to your fried potatoes and just creates extra dirty dishes that no one wants to clean. This pan fried potato recipe is … [Read more...]

Back to School Breakfast Suggestions for Busy Mornings

My daughter headed back to school a couple of weeks ago and high school starts EARLY.  Cereal is quick and easy but my kids haven't been a fan of it for years.   If you are looking for healthy back to school breakfast suggestions I thought I would share a few ideas that are NOT cereal.   Easy Breakfast Hacks To Make Your Morning Easier If you are struggling to get your kids back into a back-to-school routine, breakfasts need to be fast and easy.  With a little planning, you can have an assortment of healthy … [Read more...]