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Classic Snickerdoodle Cookies

Classic Snickerdoodle Cookies

We’ve had a few (great) too many apple recipes to start off the BEST baking season of the year. Not that I am complaining but today we are taking a quick break from the apple...

Apple Coconut Bread

Apple Coconut Bread

Hello guys! I think it is time we start the apple season around here in a sweet and delicious way. Not like we know any other way to celebrate honestly. This apple coconut bread is...

Strawberry Rainbow Cake

Strawberry Rainbow Cake

Hi guys! How was your long weekend? I hope relaxing and you are refreshed to start a new season. I have a fun strawberry rainbow cake for you today. Before we jump into the...

Back to School Ideas with Krusteaz

Thank you Krusteaz for sponsoring this post! All opinions are 100% mine.  I love this time of the year! As we prepare to say unofficial goodbye to summer this weekend, it is time to...

Blueberry Thyme Galette

Blueberry Thyme Galette

Blueberry thyme galette is a delicious summer dessert, bursting with fresh blueberries and garden thyme. Phew, I bet some of you thought I was done with summer when I shared these pumpkin spice donut...

grapefruit vanilla bean pound cake

Grapefruit Vanilla Bean Pound Cake

I realized the other day that I haven’t made a layered cake in FOREVER, instead I have a gazillion and one pound cakes coming out of my oven. I am just crushing all over the...

My favorite holiday cookies

My Favorite Holiday Cookies

I don’t have a new recipe for you today but I just wanted to share with you some of my favorite holiday cookies. I got a few emails this past week from some readers...

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

It seems as if we are having a beverage kind of week around here. Sunday, I shared this homemade pumpkin eggnog with you which you LOVED and today, I have another equally simple and delicious...

Cinnamon Angel Food Cake with Caramelized Apples

A very light and fluffy cinnamon angel food cake is topped with sweet caramelized apples for a stunning holiday dessert! How is it that we are already a week away from Thanksgiving?? Time is...

Raspberry Mocha Pie

Raspberry Mocha Pie

Thank you Driscoll’s for sponsoring this post. Visit www.driscolls.com/raspberry for more berry recipes & holiday sweepstakes. After a week of travel and the emotional turmoil of leaving my baby for that long, I finally hunkered down...

BEYOND THE OVEN: Baby Update (12 Weeks) & A Minted Giveaway!

Hello hello guys!! Mr Elliott is 12 weeks as of yesterday and figured we should do an update on how he’s doing. Time is really flying by when you are having fun…that saying is true. I...

Shredded BBQ Chicken Nachos

Shredded BBQ Chicken Nachos

I’ve been obsessed with my slow cooker since the baby arrived because it has saved my life so many times. A quick 10 minutes of prep and dinner is ready in a few hours. That...

Caramel Macchiato Cake

Caramel Macchiato Cake

You guys I am on cloud 9 today!! My mother is here. My mother is here!! I haven’t seen her in over three years (since our wedding in Sept 2012) so excuse me if...

Salted Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Salted Caramel Apple Cupcakes

So … apparently we are almost half done with September?? When did that happen? Why is everything flying by so quickly? I haven’t even purchased my fall boots yet… or started my fall bucket...

Raspberry Vanilla Bean Galette

I have another simple summer berry galette for you today! This time it’s singing glory to sweet raspberries and pure vanilla. This raspberry vanilla bean galette is sweet, juicy and bursting with rich flavors and...

Client Work

Client Work

As a recipe developer, photographer and writer, I love collaborating with brands in creative ways to develop unique recipes. From sponsored posts to original recipe development to brand ambassadorships and sponsored travel, I enjoy...

Kale Salad with Butternut Squash

Kale Salad with Maple Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Spice up your salads this fall with a kale salad bursting with sweet roasted maple butternut squash, goat cheese, and a crunchy pomegranate vinaigrette!  Happy Monday!! I am very excited about a Monday (so...

Fashion Fridays: Scandal Collection Favorites

Along with fall weather comes the fall TV season and like multitudes of fans, I couldn’t wait for the premier of Scandal! Remember I made pumpkin maple creme brulee to celebrate the event! This...

Pear Hazelnut Bread

Pear Hazelnut Bread with Orange Maple Glaze

Sweet orange maple glaze wraps around a moist pear and hazelnut  filled bread! Simply good and a perfect fall snack in this Pear Hazelnut Bread with Orange Maple Glaze.  It’s time for another Mystery Dish...

Spiced Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

Spiced Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

Caramel apple in a cake form? Yes! This soft and fluffy Spiced Apple Cake is paired with salted caramel frosting and topped with smoky salted caramel sauce!!  Have you been looking for a new...