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Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes with Turkish Cherry Frosting

Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes with Turkish Cherry Frosting

Baking, and let’s be honest, eating baked goods, is truly something I love to do. Whether it’s a potluck lunch at work or dinner at a friend’s house, I’m always more than thrilled to volunteer to bring dessert.  So, when our friends invited us to stay with them […]

“Healthier” Almond Butter Chocolate Apricot Cookies

“Healthier” Almond Butter Chocolate Apricot Cookies

Recently I’ve been very interested in experimenting with different “healthier” ingredients.  For example, looking for opportunities to add almond butter, alternative flours and sweeteners such as honey instead of sugar.  These “healthier” almond butter chocolate apricot cookies are an example of how I’ve learned to […]

Turkish Cig Kofte

Turkish Cig Kofte

Well, I think it’s about time to post a Turkish recipe.  I just realized that we haven’t posted anything truly Turkish yet, how can that be!?  This Turkish cig kofte is a very common Turkish food and something that we always look forward to eating […]

Pepper Nachos

Pepper Nachos

These pepper nachos came about on a lazy Saturday afternoon while 1) trying to use up what was in the fridge and 2) desperately wanting to eat cheesy nachos but also trying to be “healthy.”  While gazing into the fridge, hoping I might find something […]

Acai Smoothie Bowl

Acai Smoothie Bowl

Lately it seems like we’re in a constant cycle of traveling, having a great time and eating lots of great tasting (but not so healthy) foods, then, returning home and trying to make up for those excess meals and calories before traveling and doing it […]

Thai Chicken Sausage Lettuce Wraps

Thai Chicken Sausage Lettuce Wraps

Wow, I can not believe how long it’s been since we posted!  Time has really gotten away from us the past few weeks.  We’ve been traveling constantly for weddings and trips with friends which has been great, but of course leads to eating a lot […]

Panzanella Salad with Whole Wheat Bread and Tomatoes

Panzanella Salad with Whole Wheat Bread and Tomatoes

We are finally approaching one of our favorite times of the year, tomato season!  All year long we wait for the much too short period of Summer where tomatoes are just perfectly ripe and full of flavor.  I don’t know about you, but in our […]

Mom’s Lemon Cake

Mom’s Lemon Cake

Usually, chocolate is my go to for dessert.  I’ll gladly choose a chocolate cake or mousse over just about any other dessert.  The one exception is this lemon cake.  This is a recipe of my Mom’s and it is a huge hit every time she […]

Rice Noodle Salad with Fresh Summer Vegetables

Rice Noodle Salad with Fresh Summer Vegetables

This rice noodle salad recipe is the result of trying to make some room in our small kitchen.  Any of you who have ever lived in a small apartment can understand the struggle of trying to fit everything you own into such a small space.  We’re […]

Sweet Potato Soup for a Rainy Spring Day

Sweet Potato Soup for a Rainy Spring Day

While the weather is starting to get consistently warmer, we still get a day or so each week that is chilly and rainy.  I know that sweet potato soup isn’t exactly the most seasonal recipe, but you know those breezy Spring days when you just […]

Scallops with Pesto Zucchini Noodles and Burst Tomatoes

Scallops with Pesto Zucchini Noodles and Burst Tomatoes

I’ll admit, I’m into the veggie noodle trend.  When I walk into the grocery store and see all of the beautiful veggie noodles lined up I just can’t pass them up.  Carrot noodles, beet noodles, turnip noodles, I’ll take them all!  As the weather gets […]