Archives for April 2015

Guacamole: 5 Minute Recipe

I'm not a huge fan of guacamole, however many members of my family LOVE it! I put off making homemade guacamole for years until a friend showed me this super easy recipe! I could go on and on about how easy this guacamole recipe is and how if you take it to a potluck everyone will be jealous about your mad guac skills. However, you probably found this recipe while looking for a fast and easy … [Read more...]

Easy Lemon Rosemary Scones

These Easy Lemon Rosemary Scones are delicious and simple to make. I always thought scones were dry and heavy, but real homemade scones are delightfully flaky and light in texture. You might enjoy serving these for Mother's Day or for a tea or luncheon honoring your favorite women. People will be so surprised by the burst of flavor wrapped up in these sweet little treats. PrintEasy Lemon … [Read more...]

Live the Sweet Life, Naturally: Pure Via® Giveaway

Did you know that May is National Fitness Month? I'm excited to get another renovation project finished and set up our workout room in the garage. I miss having our basement gym in Maryland, but I know our garage gym will be great when it is finished! While working out is a big part of getting fit, you can't exercise your way to a healthy life. What you eat matters! Many people believe that a … [Read more...]

Homemade Tortillas

With Cinco de Mayo almost a week away, it’s not too late to brush up on your tortilla making skills. If you don’t have any tortilla making skills, well you have come to the right place! Below you will find a tortilla tutorial. Say that one five times fast. Homemade tortillas are easy, and less expensive than the prepackaged. They taste amazing too! You can even make these for dessert. Just follow … [Read more...]

Abuelita Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

By contributing writer Beth These tasty treats started when I had a strong craving for spicy, delicious Mexican hot cocoa...AND cupcakes. Out of that craving, these Abuelita Hot Chocolate Cupcakes were born. I made them miniature because I think the flavor has just the right kick in a bite-size cupcake. They pack the right amount of sweetness and spiciness. I'm not sure what is in this hot cocoa … [Read more...]

Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake (Gluten Free and Vegan)

By contributing writer Tessa I always loved lemon poppy seed cake growing up. That version required a boxed mix. Since that option was out, I opted for a denser texture with this Gluten-Free Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake. This cake screams Easter and spring to me, and while tasty on its own, here a few dress up ideas for you: I shared half with my neighbor and decided to stack two halves with lemon … [Read more...]