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Recipes, Sweet

My lemon tree has been producing so many lemons lately, I don’t know what to do with them all! The first thing that came to mind was to make a lemon tart. This incredibly simple dessert is the perfect way to end a spring meal. It’s light, full of bright citrus flavor and can be […]

Lemon Tart

April 16, 2018

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Recipes, Savory

I’ve been on a pesto kick lately and have been making everything from the traditional variety to pea pesto. Today, I made a super creamy, avocado pesto that would be fabulous on almost anything. The avocados add a creamy consistency and cheese like richness to this vegan pesto. Who else is obsessed with pesto? I […]

Vegan Avocado Pesto

April 12, 2018

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Recipes, Savory

This gorgeous spring weather has me craving all sorts of fresh and bright flavors. After a weekend filled with entertaining, I’m keeping dinner simple this week with giant, fresh salads. Another plus, after one too many chocolate bunnies this is a tasty way to hit “reset”. I tossed protein packed quinoa, spinach, blood oranges, creamy […]

Citrus Quinoa Salad

April 3, 2018

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Recipes, Sweet

It wouldn’t be Easter without carrot cake and these Carrot Cake Cupcakes are without a doubt one of my favorite springtime recipes. The cake has that melt in your mouth texture, moist but not mushy and the most perfect balance of spice and sweetness. Most importantly, the frosting is to die for. It’s what makes […]

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

March 29, 2018

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Lifestyle, Recipes

This Easter Sunday, set a scene that is both classic and modern. I created a simple place setting that includes details such as a Nantucket basket weave dinner plate topped with a timeless watercolor bunny salad plate. Decorative Easter eggs sit atop of a natural moss table runner with porcelain bunnies scattered about. There is […]

Festive Easter Tablescape

March 28, 2018

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Recipes, Sweet

Thank you I Love Ice Cream Cakes for sponsoring this post. Make I Love Ice Cream Cakes the centerpiece at your gathering and find an ice cream cake in a grocery store near you! Spring is in the air and I cannot believe that Easter is just a few short weeks away. Everybunny, and we […]

An Egg-celent Idea for Simple Easter Entertaining

March 23, 2018

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Recipes, Sweet

  Welcoming spring today with these delicious Strawberry Shortcake Cups. This dessert is springtime eating at its best, a dish that highlights the freshness of its ingredients and the purity of its flavors. And it’s easy to teach kids to make, too. Simply layer golden flakey shortcakes with fresh whipped cream and chopped strawberries for […]

Strawberry Shortcake Cups

March 20, 2018

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