Anyone who knows me knows that I have a crazy addiction to watermelon. A watermelon a day keeps the doctor away? Well… I wish that was true!
So it’s absolutely not weird that I would be the person to put watermelon on the grill! This recipe below is the perfect dessert or side dish to any grilled meat and BBQ. It’s refreshing, yet caramelized flavor, pairs perfectly with the fattiness and juiciness of any meat.
Happy St. Pattys Day! Coming from a girl who isn’t even a little bit Irish, but has a great love for the beautiful country of Ireland and all it’s amazing people! Everyday I cannot believe it’s been 3 years already out of Ballymaloe Cookery School… how time flies!
These cupcakes are not only delicious, but a little nod to my favorite beer… Guinness! Cupcakes and beer, you can’t go wrong! Sláinte!
It’s Valentines Day and that calls for sweets… sweets.. sweets!
This past week I was able to stop by one of my most favorite boutique stores in Lakeview, called Foursided. It’s filled gorgeous posters, creative themed cards, a hilarious knick knacks! In my last trip I came across these adorable neon Valentine themed cupcake liners and I just had to whip out my red velvet cupcakes for the holiday! Read more
All through school my “fun fact” when it came to first day ice breakers was that my first job was as an ice cream maker. Now this was no cute ice cream scooper job, I was full hair net and apron in the back kitchen carrying around 5 pound bags of creamer! I make fun of it, but honestly I think that job is really what sparked my love of cooking and experimenting with recipes!
First off I must say, Standard Market might just be one of my favorite grocery stores. It’s like walking into a farmers market every time! All of the produce is nothing less than perfect and with it being a season for figs, I was able to get the most beautiful fresh figs.
YES the filling is made with avocado, but you’d never know it! The flavor of the peppermint extract hides any flavor of avocado, but the light creaminess of the avocado gives these bars a heavenly texture!
Even though these are technically dessert bars, they are packed with protein and superfoods. Just like the avocado is hidden, so is the “healthy” flavor and nutritional benefits!
Missing something sweet for your Memorial Day barbecue? These vegan cupcakes will take only a few to whip up and with a little creativity can be an adorable addition of blue and red to your table!
I am personally a huge fan of anything lemon poppy seed! I think it’t the perfect combination of sweet and tart, especially for a meal like breakfast.
This recipe is a wonderful opportunity to learn how to make a compote. Compotes can be made with almost any fruit and are a wonderful way to preserve that seasonal fresh fruit taste. Fruit compotes can be used as toppings or I have even seen compotes used inside recipes like cupcakes or scones. Fruit compotes are a wonderful ingredient to have on hand in your fridge all year long and only take about 10 minutes to make!