Roasted Rosemary Carrots

Cooked carrots are easy and delicious, but I never really liked them. That is, until I started experimenting. These baked carrots are savory and yummy not to mention easy and quick. Roasted Rosemary Carrots 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon dried rosemary dash of salt and pepper 3 carrots, peeled and sliced Toss ingredients together…

Healthy Traveler’s Tips: Tip One

Take advantage of healthy options offered around you (sometimes they’re even free!) If you’re staying at a hotel, look for healthy snacks and drinks that are provided. Fresh Fruit  Bananas and apples are often complementary during a hotel stay. Usually these are found in the hotel lobby or gym. It’s (literally) easy to grab and…

Honey Sweetened Skillet Pineapple

I’m starting to miss my own home cooking out here on the road! These pineapples in particular are an amazing fusion of sweet and spiced. Sliced, warmed, and flavored with cinnamon and honey, this skillet pineapple is great at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Honey Sweetened Skillet Pineapple 1 tablespoon coconut oil ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1…

Lime Angel Food Poke Cake

Lime is my favorite summer flavor! This tart taste adds a refreshing, light spin to foods and drinks. You have to try this poke cake. Less than five ingredients makes it easy and the Greek yogurt and fresh citrus compliment the Angel Food Cake in a way that frosting can’t. And it’s healthier and lighter…

Make Wine With Me: The Do’s of Winemaking

These are the do’s of winemaking. The more you know, the better your wine batch will turn out. And this is where I come in. I’m no expert but I know a lot and I can’t wait for you to make wine with me! For now, heed these tips and watch for the materials article…

Try Something New: Italian Beef on Potato Sliders

The first time I tried this recipe, it turned out great! And as a slow cooker meat, just add the ingredients and it cooks itself! For a twist, make sliced potato “sliders!” Add a couple tablespoons of the meat on top of lengthwise sliced, baked potatoes, and you’ve got a new take on Italian Beefs….

Honey Lemon Green Tea

No matter your job, where you work, or how active you are, at some point during the day you think to yourself, “I’m a little tired,” or you simply hit a slump. Then what? I like to have a quick walk or get up and do something else for a bit. Hopefully you choose a…

Banana Oat “Bread”

If I had a banana tree it would save me so many trips to the store! Plain, dressed up in a protein shake, or as the main event in banana bread, I just can’t get enough of this fruit. So this recipe isn’t overnight oats, banana bars, or even banana bread but at the same…

My Love For Wine (And Why You Should Care)

When I saw a Groupon for a wine making class, I bought it. And that was that. I left the class a soon-to-be, self-proclaimed winemaker! I started drinking wine much like everyone else. I never liked the wine at holidays growing up but the fruity, sweet wines always tasted yummy. I went from Boones Farm…

Book Number Two Equals More Recipes For You!

Here it is, my second book! Everything’s Better With Soup and Salad is so perfect for this Spring season. I have always loved soup and salad for meals and this collection is too good. It’s also gluten free, full of vegetables, and full of flavor. Everyone needs more vegetables in their lives and these recipes are…

Cinnamon Applesauce

Growing up, we had an apple tree and a pear tree. We also had a vegetable garden that I could only ever dream of (so far:) My mom made almost everything from scratch and her pear sauce is the best. Sweet and lightly spiced, it’s always one of my favorites. I love a homemade applesauce…