September 22, 2014

Recipe: Coconut Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

As Thanksgiving sneaks up on us, I find myself missing the Thanksgivings I had as a kid. Thanksgiving meant the house was filled with wonderful smells and a day off of school. It was a day to relax and play with my toys and watch movies as a family while my mom cooked. It was, quite honestly, one of … [Read more...]

Holiday Recipe: Corn Pudding Casserole

Corn Casserole

We have a few family favorites when it comes to Thanksgiving, as I'm sure you do, but I always think it's fun to discover what foods other families enjoy for the holidays. You never know when you are going to find a new favorite! This simple corn casserole has been a part of our family … [Read more...]

Recipe: Homemade Pumpkin Butter

pumpkin butter recipe

It's fun to splurge every once in a while. I couldn't be bothered with most splurges. Clothes . . . I never really know what is in style anyway. Something for the home . . . I have enough clutter as it is. But food, food is my weakness. I'm all about the holiday treats which is why I've been making … [Read more...]

Recipe: Parmesan Roasted Zucchini


Summer always means gardens overflowing with zucchini. Even with our tiny backyard we have a good start to a healthy zucchini crop so I'm always on the hunt for new ways to use up this abundant vegetable. We sliced up our zucchini and roasted it with a sprinkling of kosher salt, pepper, and parmesan … [Read more...]

Recipe: Mujadara Topped with a Poached Egg


Mujadara is a classic lebanese dish and it is deliciously simple. Caramelized onions add amazing flavor to lentils and basmati rice giving the entire dish a nice, rich feeling to it. This dish is perfect on it's own, as a side dish. It's currently favorite in my house topped with a poached egg … [Read more...]