cooking

Veggie-Packed Macaroni + Cheese

by amy 13 January 2015

As a mom to a toddler, one of my ongoing goals is to get her to eat a diet that is (relatively) balanced + healthy(ish). While she doesn’t hate vegetables, like many children, she prefers to fill up on the other stuff, + sometimes leaves the veggies behind. So, I figured a good way to […]

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Spiced Hibiscus-Ginger Tea

by amy 6 January 2015

Happy 2015! I hope your year is off to a fabulous start. =) After a break from blogging in December to maximize my family time during the holidays, I’m excited for a new year of cooking, crafting, photographing my creations, + sharing them with you. First up? This AMAZING Spiced Hibiscus-Ginger Tea. As some of […]

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Peppermint Candy Cane Brownies

by amy 9 December 2014

I’ve spoken many times about my love for the combination of mint + chocolate. As a child, mint chocolate chip ice cream was my favorite, and as an adult, I still loooove that flavor combination. There are no shortage of chocolate-mint recipes on here (like these Andes Mint Chip Cookies, No-Bake Chocolate Mint Bars, Peppermint […]

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Arugula, Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Flatbread Pizza

by amy 2 December 2014

I love love love pizza – both homemade and restaurant-made. Pizza is on our menu at least once a week, whether it’s homemade, take-out, dine-out, or even (gasp!) the occasional frozen pizza. No shame in enjoying one of those every now and then, am I right? =) Making homemade pizzas is one of my favorite […]

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Pumpkin Magic (Seven-Layer) Bars

by amy 23 November 2014

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I knew I wanted to share a perfect-for-fall dessert for those of y’all who are still planning your menus. After reading through tons of potential recipes, I settled on these Seven-Layer Pumpkin Magic Bars, since they looked simple-to-make, delicious, creative, and good for a crowd. And now, after making […]

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