Monthly Archives: December 2014

Gluten Free Maple Bacon Pancakes

Gluten Free Maple Bacon Pancakes

Today’s post will be the last of 2014, a fabulous year filled with lots of excitement for myself and the blog!

I’ve worked with so many great people this year on so many fun projects and so many delicious recipes, I’ve been featured on so many awesome sites and have met so many wonderful people via the blog and my social media channels!

Needless to say, I have so many things  to be grateful for in 2014 and so many things to look forward to in 2015!

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Garlic Basil Mashed Potato Soup

Take leftover mashed potatoes from Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any time of the year and turn them into a delicious Italian potato soup recipe! 

Garlic Basil Potato Soup Appetizers

‘Twas the week of Christmas and all through the house, there were dreams of turkey, mashed potatoes and brussels sprouts!

Ok, ok I promise not to continue,  but seriously I’m so excited for Christmas in 3 days and most importantly, Christmas dinner!

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Apple Honey Brie Crostini

Apple Brie Crostini

Since I can never get enough wine and cheese in my life, I present to you a super simple crostini appetizer recipe featuring cheese, paired with Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau Wine!

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Pear Pomegranate Martini

Pear Pomegranate Martini

For todays festive new drink recipe, I partnered up with my friends at bai to bring you a tasty, low calorie, naturally sweetened martini!

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Italian 5 Layer Dip

Tracking PixelIt’s just 9 days until Christmas, so today I’m sharing a simple, tasty and festive holiday appetizer recipe with wine pairings, sponsored by Mirassou wines!

Italian 5 Layer Dip

I love this Italian 5 Layer Dip because it can be as simple or as homemade as you would like!

Roasted garlic hummus, basil pesto and tomato bruschetta can all be easily found packaged at the grocery store or simply made using the recipe links below.

Layer them all up and you have a festive holiday dip that’s full of delicious Italian flavors and ready to be enjoyed with Mirassou fruit-forward wines!

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Grapefruit Ginger Spiced Rum Punch

Grapefruit Ginger Spiced Rum Punch

What says holiday spirit more than a big bowl of delicious rum punch? 😉

That’s why I partnered up with my friends at Malahat Spirits to create this tasty, colorful and simple rum punch recipe!

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Gluten Free Mason Jar Apple Crumble

Gluten Free Mason Jar Apple Crumble

There’s really nothing better than a super delicious dessert… well unless that super delicious dessert also comes in a super cute little package! Enter: Mason Jars!

This summer I made delicious little Raspberry Lemon Desserts in these jars, so I decided that it was time for a fall/winter dessert that utilizes the cuteness of mini mason jars!

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Buffalo Cheesy Slow Cooker Sausage Balls

This easy four ingredient recipe for buffalo cheesy slow cooker sausage balls makes the perfect party appetizer!

This easy four ingredient recipe for buffalo cheesy slow cooker sausage balls makes the perfect party appetizer for game day, holidays or anytime!

Buffalo Sauce + Cheesy Slow Cooker Sausage Balls = My New Favorite Thing!!

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Orange Bourbon Crock Pot Turkey Breast

Orange Bourbon Crock Pot Turkey Breast

In a food bloggers life, as soon as one holiday hits, it’s time to start preparing recipes for the next! After Halloween, immediately comes Thanksgiving, after Thanksgiving, immediately comes Christmas, and so on and so forth!

Before the leftover Thanksgiving turkey was even out of the fridge, I began brainstorming ideas for Christmas turkey recipes.

I went to my Facebook friends with a few ideas, and I had an overwhelming response for this Orange Bourbon Turkey Breast!

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Butternut Squash Risotto

Butternut Squash Risotto

This Dish. Two words. Mouth Watering.

One bite of this risotto and you’ll be in creamy, cheesy heaven!

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Quinoa Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Quinoa Chicken Enchilada Casserole

My first thought when I wake up every morning is “what can I put that delicious creamy avocado sauce on today?”

Hahaha, ok so maybe not every morning, but definitely a few, several, maybe dozens of times, this has been my first thought in the morning 😉

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One Pot Vegan Mexican Freekeh

In one pot, cook up a delicious vegan dinner with the superfood freekeh, beans, tomatoes, corn and Mexican spices.

One Pot Vegan Mexican Freekeh Recipe

We all love an easy one pot dish.

What’s even better than an easy one pot dish? A healthy AND easy one pot dish, packed with the hottest new superfood, Freekeh!

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Greek Nachos

Greek Nachos

The holiday season is officially here and if you’re looking for a fun new twist on a classic appetizer to share at your holiday party, you’ve just found it!

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