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J’ADORE Cookbook

So excited to announce…J’ADORE cookbook a collaboration with UVU Culinary Arts Institute is now available! J’ADORE is a treasure trove of UVU Culinary Art recipe masterpieces.  J’ADORE cookbook  I had the pleasure of collaborating with my alma mater on the beautiful J’ADORE cookbook. In it you’ll find a selection of my recipes along with other …

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Mango, Pineapple, Spinach Smoothie Recipe

Our Mango, Pineapple, Spinach Smoothie Recipe is the tastiest Green Goddess Smoothie EVER! Today’s mango spinach smoothie will be your new fave–it’s one of ours! How can you not love a pineapple spinach smoothie?! It’s packed with good nutrition to fuel your day.  Why we love Mango, Pineapple, Spinach Smoothie Recipe Today’s Mango, Pineapple, Spinach …

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Buttermilk Greek Yogurt Pancakes Recipe

Today’s Buttermilk Greek Yogurt Pancakes Recipe are fluffy and moist even without a drop of oil in the recipe! Instead our yogurt pancakes have fat free greek yogurt as an oil replacer! Our buttermilk greek yogurt pancakes are a true breakfast delight especially paired with our homemade butter syrup. Why we love Buttermilk Greek Yogurt …

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Irish Corned Beef with Cabbage Recipe

Today’s Irish Corned Beef with Cabbage Recipe is a classic Irish dinner recipe plus there’s no better way to celebrate St. Patricks Day! Irish cabbage recipes must make an appearance as one of your Irish side dishes this year–our corned beef and cabbage with carrots, onions, celery, potatoes then add a few spices and let …

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Irish Bangers & Mash with Brown Gravy Recipe

Our Irish Bangers & Mash with Brown Gravy Recipe is a traditional Irish dinner dish. It’ll whisk you away to Ireland with the first bite! Irish bangers and mash are a staple food. Of course, the Irish love their mashed potatoes with Irish brown sauce! Irish gravy is a savory brown gravy recipe that’s perfect …

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Cinnamon Raisin Kugel Recipe

Cinnamon Raisin Kugel Recipe is a favorite dessert at Hanukkah celebrations! Traditional kugel recipes are made to celebrate Hanukkah which is a holiday celebrated during the month of December. I love our cinnamon raisin kugel recipe because its made with egg noodles, raisins, eggs, sour cream, cottage cheese, sugar, butter, cinnamon then bakes in the …

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The Ultimate Tiffany Blue Frosting Guide

The Ultimate Tiffany Blue Frosting Guide is filled with decadent inspirations for your inner baker to be inspired! We love each of these adorably sweet baked goods because they have Tiffany Blue icing and that special color pop. We know you love Tiffany Blue frosting too. Actually, these recipes have been among our most popular …

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Vanilla Cupcake Cocktail Recipe

Today’s Vanilla Cupcake Cocktail Recipe is a delightful way to celebrate National Vanilla Cupcake Day! I’m in all kinds of LOVE with our cocktail cupcakes! Aren’t they adorable?! Our cupcake drink is simple to make with sweetened condensed milk, 2 varieties of liquor, sparkling water, and a splash of vanilla extract. This vanilla cupcake drink …

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Starbucks Chocolate Smoothie Recipe

Today’s Starbucks Chocolate Smoothie Recipe is a dream and every bit as good as the original! Remember when these old school Starbucks Smoothies were around? They were simple with just right amount of ingredients. . . banana, mocha flavor, protein, your choice of milk, and ice. It’s been awhile since you’ve seen them on the …

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Los Angeles, California Best Hole in the Wall Restaurants; An Insiders Guide

Los Angeles, California Best Hole in the Wall Restaurants; An Insiders Guide is part of our Travel Tips & Tricks series because we all know that the BEST restaurants are hidden and tucked away, like a hole in a wall! Los Angeles is a huge city so naturally there are a lot of options when …

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Tiffany Blue Frosting Recipe

Our Tiffany Blue Frosting Recipe is an easy buttercream recipe with exactly the perfect shade of “Tiffany Blue”! I think most people out there love the Tiffany Blue color–in bows, boxes, shoes, bags, etc. Naturally, teal food too! There’s just something sweetly elegant about the shade of teal blue icing. Our teal blue buttercream is …

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Mexican Cornbread Pie Recipe

Our Mexican Cornbread Pie Recipe is like the classic shephard’s pie with a twist. It’s a jiffy mexican cornbread all made in one-dish so less mess means more time to enjoy with the family! Today’s Mexican pie with cornbread is made with jiffy cornbread, sharp cheddar cheese, with three kinds of meat. Today’s cornbread pie …

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Starbucks Orange Mango Smoothie Recipe

Today’s Starbucks Orange Mango Smoothie Recipe is simple to make at home and every bit as good! We just adore a good smoothie recipes around here. Our orange mango smoothie Starbucks style is bright and happy–it’s filled with orange, mango, and bananas! It’s a fabulously tropical way to meet the day! We’re thrilled to share …

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Grilled Red Wine and Garlic Elk Steak Recipe

Our Grilled Red Wine and Garlic Elk Steak Recipe is a flavorful marinade for elk, venison, and even beef steaks! If you’re a hunter you know the trick to amazing elk steak–is in the elk steak marinade! Wild game like Elk and Deer have a natural “gamey” flavor–our elk marinade helps to tone it down. …

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Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua Recipe

Our Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua Recipe is one of our wonderful Irish recipes! It’s lovely to serve baileys coffee as a solo dessert beverage. Some folks think it has to be kalhua vs baileys–I say why not have both?! Unless you prefer the traditional Irish coffee baileys just by itself, then omit the …

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Philly Cheesesteak Pockets Recipe

Today’s Philly Cheesesteak Pockets Recipe are simple to make with only five ingredients! Philly Steak and Cheese Hot Pockets are such a crowd pleaser. Our recipe is a knock off of the Philly Cheesesteak Hot Pocket–quick and easy for any dinner or lunch because they’re made with Pillsbury Crescents®! I love to serve a simple …

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Chinese Pickled Vegetables Recipe

Today’s Chinese Pickled Vegetables Recipe is a simple and tasty way to preserve vegetables! Chinese preserved vegetables are simple to make and very healthy for you. We’ll show you how to make pickled Chinese vegetables–you’ll want to make them every week! Chinese pickles are a great way to preserve vegetables for later use. I’m also …

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Blueberry, Banana, Strawberry Protein Smoothie Recipe

Our Blueberry, Banana, Strawberry Protein Smoothie Recipe is packed with all kinds of good-for-you nutrition and some protein to boot! I can’t get enough of these fabulous fruits~ strawberry, blueberry, banana smoothie makes my body so happy! Then we a power punch with vanilla protein–it’s amazing! When I make a strawberry banana protein shake it …

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Green Tea Protein Smoothie Recipe

Today’s Green Tea Protein Smoothie Recipe is healthy and nutritious for your body! Our green tea protein shake is made with matcha green tea, greek yogurt, almond milk, vanilla protein powder, and ice cubes. Easy Peasy! Matcha protein shake will keep you fueled all morning long.  Why we love Green Tea Protein Smoothie So funny …

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Hot Turkey Provolone Sandwich with Basil Mayo Recipe

Today’s Hot Turkey Provolone Sandwich with Basil Mayo Recipe tastes like your favorite deli sandwich and is so simple to make at home. Our turkey and provolone sandwich is far better than the costco turkey sandwich, plus it’s more cost efficient too! You’ll love the turkey provolone sandwich on whole grain ciabatta roll. And trust …

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Pineapple Mango Banana Smoothie Recipe

Pineapple Mango Banana Smoothie Recipe is a refreshing and healthy way to stay cool this summer! We’ve packed it full of deliciously healthy ingredients like banana, mango, pineapple with coconut milk–you’ll be whisked away to a tropical island! Mango Pineapple Banana Smoothie taste SO good… you’ll love every last drop. Why we love Pineapple Mango …

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Irish Creme de Menthe Cocktail Recipe

Our Irish Creme de Menthe Cocktail Recipe is a delightful way to celebrate the holidays or it makes the perfect dessert! Creme de Menthe Cocktails are a lovely way to celebrate special moments in life. I love it. Cocktails with Creme de Menthe and Rumchata together make such a lovely beverage! Plus, a little secret …

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Strawberry Balsamic Reduction Recipe

Today’s Strawberry Balsamic Reduction Recipe is the perfect pairing for a slice of artisan loaf, salad, pizza, or sandwich! Strawberry balsamic glaze is heavenly when used for an added pop of flavor. Feel free to use any berry that’s in season–raspberry, blueberry, blackberry, elderberry, and on and on! Oh my gosh. Strawberry balsamic reduction is …

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German Apple and Celery Root Salad

Our German Apple and Celery Root Salad or Selleriesalat in German which is more commonly known as the Waldorf Salad here in the States! German celery root salad, also known as celery remoulade or celeriac salad–is made with celery root, green or green apple, and a mayonnaise Dijon dressing. Celery root salad German style has …

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Browned Butter Broccoli with Mizithra Cheese Recipe

Our Browned Butter Broccoli and Mizithra Cheese Recipe is one of our families long-time favorite recipes! It’s SO good. If you’ve eaten the Spaghetti Factory Broccoli Recipe and loved like we did, then you won’t be surprised at all to hear that I had to run right home and figure out how to make it …

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Cilantro Ranch Dressing Recipe

Today’s Cilantro Ranch Dressing Recipe is a zesty way to top your vegetables! Cilantro lime ranch dressing is perfect for any kind of salad, burritos, tacos, etc. Our cilantro ranch recipe has unlimited possibilities! Cafe rio dressing recipe with cilantro, lime, jalapeno and tomatillos additions make it to-die-for!  Why we love Cilantro Ranch Dressing Recipe In …

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Cranberry Pomegranate Cocktail Recipe

Today’s Cranberry Pomegranate Cocktail Recipe (or Mocktails) are sure to make your holiday gatherings even more festive! Our Cranberry Pomegranate Cocktail will add just that extra special sparkle to your holiday dinner or event. Pomegranate cocktails are adorable and simple to make with ginger ale, cranberry pomegranate juice, fresh cranberries and rosemary for garnishing. Then …

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Sweet and Salty Peanuts Recipe

Today’s Sweet and Salty Peanuts Recipe are delightful for snacking and fabulous for topping off your favorite salads or desserts! Salty peanuts are really good however adding the sweetness to them is a whole new level of delicious. We hope you agree that sweet peanuts + salty peanut = the perfect flavor combo for snacking, …

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Cilantro Turkey Lavash Wrap with Pico de Gallo Mayo

Cilantro Turkey Lavash Wrap Recipe with Pico de Gallo Mayo is a spunky little wrap that’s exciting to whip up for lunch! Lavash Wrap is the perfect way to wrap-up an assortment of fillings and then easily eat it with your hands. Lavash wraps are a great alternative for lunch.  They’re quick to make and …

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Almond Butter Banana Oat Smoothie Recipe

Our Almond Butter Banana Oat Smoothie Recipe is healthy and delicious beverage anytime of day! I love smoothies!  Today’s banana almond butter smoothie is packed with healthy ingredients that will keep you full and happy all morning! Plus, they’re a quick and easy breakfast for those on-the-go mornings or a refreshing snack anytime of day! …

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Avocado, Hummus, & Feta Grilled Cheese Recipe

Today’s Avocado, Hummus, & Feta Grilled Cheese Recipe is a Mediterranean savory adventure. It’ll be your new favorite humus grilled cheese sandwich! We love feta grilled cheese or any hummus and cheese sandwich for that matter. Simple ingredients–whole wheat bread, avocado, hummus, and feta cheese sandwich. You’re on your way to the best grilled cheese …

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German Homemade Sauerkraut

German Homemade Sauerkraut is popular side dish for most German foods!   Today, Culinary Journey Around the World tour has Germany up next on our itinerary!  German food is rich, hearty and delicious and many top German dishes make great comfort food. I’m super excited to spend a few weeks exploring german foods and visiting the …

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Funfetti Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

Our Funfetti Rice Krispie Treats Recipe will be your families NEW favorite fruity pebble rice crispy treats microwave style! Just the right combination of gooey and crunch! Fruity pebbles crispy treats are my son Jakes favorite easy-to-make treat. A few simple ingredients–fruity pebble cereal, rice krispie cereal, mini marshmallows, and butter. Why we love Funfetti …

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Chinese Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe

Chinese Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe and photo’s from my visit to the Great Wall of China in Beijing! Chinese Honey Garlic Chicken has all those flavors that Chinese foods are famous for. . . generous amount of sautéed garlic, soy sauce, rice wine, oyster sauce, red chilis, and of course rice!  On my recent trip …

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Honey Molasses Baked Beans Recipe

Honey Molasses Baked Beans Recipe are a must-make for your summertime BBQ’s! Molasses Baked Beans are the ultimate baked beans recipe that’s made with pure honey, onion, dijon mustard, ketchup, worcestershire sauce, and home soaked white beans. Honey Molasses Baked Beans Recipe are simple to make from scratch and taste SO much better than store …

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French Potage Saint-Germain

French Potage Saint-Germain (Split Pea Soup) is a humble and comforting soup, a french home cooks staple recipe! Welcome back to our Culinary Journey in the beautiful country of France~ we’ve already been busy making some amazing recipes!  Like these crêpes with a fabulous French Pâte à Crêpes recipe.  Then, we held onto 8-10 of them and …

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Italian Charcuterie Board Recipe

Our Italian Charcuterie Board Recipe is a simple appetizer board for all your holiday entertaining! I love that Italian Charcuterie Board are a beautifully festive appetizer that’s versatile enough to please every guest! Charcuterie board Italian style will be a lovely addition to all of your upcoming holidays gatherings!  Our Italian Charcuterie Board Recipe We’re …

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Japanese Salmon Teriyaki Recipe

Our Japanese Salmon Teriyaki Recipe is an authentic recipe from Japan it’s so simple to make and has such amazing favor~ every bite is rich, buttery, and decadent! In Japan, Salmon Teriyaki incorporates a traditional special sauce called ‘tare’ and it’s cooked “yakimono” which means it’s a broiled or pan-fried dish.   Why we love …

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