Beat the Bloat

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It's that time of year again - cookies, pie, adult beverages, and countless parties and family gatherings. If you're like me, you've spent a few holiday seasons letting your good habits go and indulging on one too many treats. Then, January 1st rolls around and you realize those skinny jeans don't fit anymore which makes absolutely no sense because they fit fine just a month … [Read more...]

Pistachio Chip Cookies

Pistachio Chip Cookies

Pistachio Chip Cookies are a wonderful treat for the holidays. The hint of green adds a little festive flare to these soft and moist cookies and they taste amazing! I started to make them when I realized I was out of eggs. Ugh! I went across the street to borrow an egg and told them I would repay them with … [Read more...]

Double Tomato Bruschetta

Double Tomato Bruschetta

Double Tomato Bruschetta is a wonderful appetizer full of incredible flavors, especially for the holidays, with its festive colors! It was an awesome weekend, which ended with a holiday party with friends and this delicious bruschetta! Friday night was an amazing girl's night out to celebrate a friend's and my birthday and to just hang out with the girls. What a fun night!!! … [Read more...]

Farmer’s Casserole

Farmer's Casserole

Farmer's Casserole is an excellent way to start your day! It combines great ingredients in each bite and is a delicious breakfast! My mom brought this recipe with her while they were visiting for Thanksgiving and we made this on their last morning here.  Everyone loved it! Potatoes, eggs, cheese, ham, and onions create an amazing meal and I will be making it again for Christmas … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Sugar Sweet Potato Fries with Brown Butter Marshmallow Glaze

Cinnamon Sugar Sweet Potato Fries with Brown Butter Marshmallow Glaze

Cinnamon Sugar Sweet Potato Fries with Brown Butter Marshmallow Glaze are incredibly delicious!!! My friend made them at a party and I could not walk away from them.  They were sweet, yummy, and addictive! I have been wanting to make them for quite some time, and now that Thanksgiving is next week, I thought it was the perfect time … [Read more...]

Feta Dip

Feta Dip

Feta Dip is an amazing appetizer that is also really easy and quick to put together! We had some friends over during the day on Christmas Eve, with an assortment of appetizers, and Feta Dip was by far the most popular.  I was going to take the extras over to our friend's house for our next Christmas Eve party, but there was not enough left.  The red, green, and white made for a … [Read more...]

Pomegranate Champagne

Pomegranate Champagne

Pomegranate Champagne is a yummy drink that is perfect for the holidays. Aubrey and I served it at our Letters to Santa Party and Appetizer Potluck and it was a big hit.  One of my friends said that she is going to replace her usual Christmas morning mimosa with Pomegranate Champagne.  It is a new way to add some fruity flavors to champagne.  I have made variations of mimosas, … [Read more...]