Champagne-baked Chicken

I was at as wine store with a friend, and the sales person was extolling the benefits to buying this champagne they were selling – among them that you could use it as… Continue reading

Shaved Fennel Citrus Salad with Black Cherry Dressing

I got another new toy – a mandolin – which I realized I actually needed if I wanted to make things like the mini cucumber cheesecakes. Too late for those, for the moment,… Continue reading

Zucchini Curly Fries with Avocado Aioli

I have definitely let more than one zucchini die in my fridge while waiting for an inspiration to use it, but not so with this one! Ever since I accidentally used the curly-fry… Continue reading

Mushroom Medley with Wild Rice, Parsley, and Apricots

I love wild rice – maybe it’s the whole growing up in Minnesota thing – and I’ve had some siting in my cupboard for a long time now that I finally remembered. Also,… Continue reading

Bourbon with Coconut Water-Blueberry Ice Cubes

Well you know what it is from the title, but it’s a super delicious combination, and highly recommended! Just put blueberries in an ice cube tray, pour in coconut water, freeze, then serve… Continue reading

Boozy Whipped Cream Watermelon “Cake”

I had this recipe from ISaveA2Z saved on my Recipe Inspiration Board for a while, planning to make it for the 4th, but I was a couple days late – it’s cool, it… Continue reading

Elvis French Toast

Several years ago I had a bunch of pre-made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that didn’t get eaten, so I decided to make them into French toast – with amazing results that inspired… Continue reading

Almond Butter Banana Smoothie

More kefir smoothies! (It’s the only thing I’m reliably making every day) and for anyone not into kefir, you can just use some sort of yogurt and milk-type substitute. Anyway, this one I… Continue reading

Blueberry Coconut Water Popsicles

I bought this cute little popsicle maker last summer because the one I already had made such big popsicles that, especially when I would make ones with avocado or other unusual ingredients, tended… Continue reading

Zucchini a la Carbonara

I wanted to make something with my new spiralizer that was rich and decadent enough where you wouldn’t wish it was grain-based pasta (kind of like my spaghetti squash with mushroom cream sauce… Continue reading