Quick Turkey Cookie Craft

Quick Turkey Cookie Craft

Looking for some Thanksgiving bling? How about this quick and cute turkey cookie to brighten up your Thanksgiving dessert table!?

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

This red wine hot chocolate is a simple, warm, decadent, drinkable dessert. Sure to add flare and flavor and fun to your seasonal snacking!

Mediterranean Breakfast Bread Pudding

Mediterranean Breakfast Bread Pudding

It’s time to mix it up a little! Here’s a twist of my tried and true “Big Country Breakfast Bread Pudding“. Sun-dried tomatoes, feta and fresh spinach help to make this a totally different dish that’s sure to become your new favorite for brunches, breakfasts 

Sweet Basil & Thyme Blossom Pesto

Sweet Basil & Thyme Blossom Pesto

Summer is in full swing, and for me that means I’m elbow deep in the garden. I am in the middle of year no. 4 for working my very own veggie garden and this year is (by far) the best year yet!

Creamy Loaded Taco Pasta Salad

Creamy Loaded Taco Pasta Salad

Sometimes, a yummy recipe idea flashes into my thoughts and before even tasting it, I just know — this one’s gonna be a winner. That’s what happened with this recipe – standing in the middle of aisle 4 at the grocery store.

*CopyCat* Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

*CopyCat* Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

This yummy, cream-based vegetarian tomato soup is a perfect copycat rendition of the tomato basil soup at a little place I came to love during my time in Dallas ((La Madeleine)). I first came across La Madeleine while getting my Master’s at SMU and thanks to 

Pumpkin Butter Scones w/ Marshmallow Fluff Buttercream

Pumpkin Butter Scones w/ Marshmallow Fluff Buttercream

Looking for that perfect breakfast treat for your Thanksgiving Day Feast?

Tomato Avocado Spinach Salad w/ Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Tomato Avocado Spinach Salad w/ Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Here in Oklahoma, we are in that seasonal blur between summer and fall, some days feel just like mid-July and other days whisper of change with gray overcast skies and cool breezes. Yes, it’s time for something a little different but while while summer keeps 

Spicy Bean & Rainbow Veggie ((No-Peek)) Veggie Stew

Spicy Bean & Rainbow Veggie ((No-Peek)) Veggie Stew

A pound of dried beans, a colorful medley of fresh veggies and a few pantry staples are often my ticket to a simple, tasty dinnertime solution. While away on our recent vacation, NO-PEEK bean stew made it’s way to our dinner table several times. In 

S’mores Scones

S’mores Scones

I will admit, chopping chocolate bars, quartering jumbo marshmallows and crushing graham crackers are not on the list of breakfast-making activities I ever imagined I would be checking off at 8 o’clock in the morning. But, with that first sticky, gooey, chocolatey bite – s’mores 

3-Bean ((NO-PEEK)) Soup Meets Orcas Island

3-Bean ((NO-PEEK)) Soup Meets Orcas Island

I took a little break from the blog — I both missed it and enjoyed it all at the same time. While the blog was quiet, life was very full. We took a 16 day trip to my most favorite place in the world :: 

Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

The story of how a blueberry and a brownie met… On the way to the Anacortes Ferry there is the most delightful outdoor market. I first discovered this market on our trip to Orcas Island 2 years ago. On that trip, I loaded up on