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Cinnamon-Spiced Almond Butter Dip + 40 Healthy Snack Recipes

Do you snack? I do. I even plan to snack. I know, it’s daunting enough to plan dinner and scrape together a few leftovers for lunch, but plan snacks too? Absolutely! Because most often it is the random things we grab for a snack (candy bars, donuts, granola bars, sugary yogurt) that wreck the good […]

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Pumpkin Spice Tea Cake with Maple Candied Walnuts [Gluten & Dairy-Free]

This Pumpkin Tea Cake was created out of the desire to love-on some friends who often bring their own food to gatherings due to allergies. It is always hard for me to see friends unable to join-in and enjoy what everyone else is having, missing out on the connection of sharing the same experience. At […]

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Mushroom & Blue Cheese Ragout

Mushroom & Blue Cheese Ragout is one of those recipes that makes anything you serve with it, better. You can already tell by the photos, it’s not the tomato or meat based ragu we all love on pasta. Although when you taste this you might be tempted to pour it over pasta, or sandwiches, or […]

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Date-Fudge Truffles with Sea Salt

Always on the lookout to make recipes healthier as well as great tasting, awhile back I was looking for healthy desserts. You know something I could feel good about eating, but would also make my eyes roll all the way back in my head with sheer delight. Yeah, that kind. It would have to involve […]

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Cream Cheese Fruit Tart with Almond Crust Recipe [GF]: A Series on Hospitality

Last week I hosted a brunch, invited a few friends to join me, and made this Cream Cheese Fruit Tart with Almond Crust for the occasion. I am better, life is better, when I’ve had time with good friends around my table—it is pure joy. It wasn’t always that way. At one point in my […]

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Super Bowl Party Food Roundup ~ 16 Recipe Ideas for the Big Game

It is Super Bowl week and whether you plan to watch the game or just tune in to enjoy the commercials, there is always plenty of food to keep things interesting. But, like a box of doughnuts in the break room at work, Super Bowl parties can be resolution killers—suddenly, the last three weeks at […]

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Pecan & Maple Balsamic Bacon

I know bacon recipes have almost become cliché on food blogs, but bacon captures attention like a bride walking down the aisle—no one turns away, all eyes are where they’re supposed to be … on the bacon recipe. Can the love of bacon be strong enough to handle one more? Yes. Besides, this isn’t all […]

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Double Chocolate Truffles

  Holiday baking is a big deal at our house, a time when chocolates, cookies, and Christmas Stollen are penciled into the calendar just like parties. As much as I love our tradition of baking and candy making, it isn’t without a fair amount of compromise to our food philosophy of avoiding refined flour and […]

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Orange Ginger Tea Cake: Gluten & Grain Free

  While browsing some of my favorite blogs yesterday morning, the mere mention of crystallized ginger rearranged my entire day. I had to make something with warming, chewy, gingery-ness—to go with a cup of tea, preferably. Inspiration hit and I was out the door with my grocery list faster than you can say almond flour. […]

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Broccoli-Cauliflower Gratin Recipe: September Sides

Ten years ago, we began remodeling—floor to ceiling, wall to wall, windows and doors—every room in our upstairs was updated. Thanksgiving Day we began in the kitchen, stripping everything down to the studs (fortunately, good friends let us come to their house for dinner). We invested gobs of time, buckets of sweat, and loads of […]

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