Broccoli Blue Cheese Soup with Basil and Shallots

Our Creative Juice contributor Sarah has made quite an exciting move to Ireland! I can't wait to see all the amazing flavors and exciting recipes she will discover while she is there! Greetings from Sarah in the Emerald Isle!  You may or may not know about my move to Ireland. All I can say is that it is has been four years in the making and to finally be here is, well, pretty amazing. When my … [Read more...]

Easy Spooky Halloween Dinner Ideas for kids!

Looking for fun & easy halloween dinner ideas? Try this spider or mummy macaroni and cheese for an organic healthy dinner before you head out the door and gather all those sweets! It is quick and easy with minimal ingredients with just a touch of spooky to make it perfect for the holiday! This post is sponsored by Horizon Organic but all opinions are my own. let's be honest. halloween night … [Read more...]

Heart Shaped Raspberry Hand Pies

These heart shaped raspberry hand pies will be a favorite in your family - just like ours! This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Wayfair but all opinions, recipes, and photos are my own. it's the battle of the pies! i'm going a little 'out of the box' with my entry to Wayfair's pie contest - but it's a family favorite that is sure to win! you will love this adorable individual pie … [Read more...]

5 Ingredient Butterscotch Pecan Monkey Bread Recipe

This monkey bread recipe is sticky, chewy, soft, and totalllllly delicious - AND only takes 5 ingredients! I made this amazing recipe using SPLENDA® Sweetener Products as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps  this monkey bread recipe is a family favorite that has been passed down from friends many years ago. it has been a staple in our house at every holiday and … [Read more...]

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Pastry Bites

These Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Pastry Bites are just the right amount of sweet! Perfect for brunch or dessert and great for entertaining a crowd. This post is in conduction with my partnership with J.M. Smucker Company but all photos, recipes, and opinions are my own. #FruitandHoney #WalMart was there ever a greater flavor combination that lemon and blueberry?! this recipe is a winner for a … [Read more...]

Spicy Vegan Cashew and White Bean Dip Recipe

Spicy and full of richness from the cashews, this easy white bean dip recipe will be your go-to for parties or a snack at home! It is dairy free, vegan, and high in protein. This post is sponsored by Silk as part of the #MeatlessMondayNight challenge this football season but the recipe, opinions, and photos are my own.  are you ready for some FOOTBALL???!!!!!  monday night football just got a … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes – Low Carb, Quick, & Easy!

I’m not really sure when it happened exactly, but one fateful day not that long ago I discovered a difficult truth: That fit body I used to have for free thanks to a metabolism that ran at light speed, now required some maintanance. All of a sudden my favorite jeans weren’t my favorites anymore. I decided I needed to do something … fast. So I threw caution to the wind, started an intense … [Read more...]

Homemade Shrub

Ok, I know what you are thinking. I thought the same thing when I heard the name of this recipe. Here's the story behind it: For those of you who don't know, I am a professional food stylist and photographer (check out my portfolio if you are interested). I recently took on a pretty big project for a client who had lost about 40 recipe images during a website overhaul. I was hired to remake the … [Read more...]

Citrus Fig Salad Recipe with Honey-Thyme Vinaigrette

If you are anything like me, summer can be exciting and oppressive all at the same time. Yesterday it was 111. No, I’m not kidding. When the heat gets this intense I never feel like eating. Okay, you got me - I’m a foodie so I always feel like eating. Who knows what to eat when it gets that hot though? Who wants to stand over a hot stove and infiltrate your air conditioner’s attempt at creating … [Read more...]

4th of July Recipes – Red White and Blue Jello

  while i originally made this Jell-O for our Avengers Party - i quickly realized how totally perfect it would as one of my 4th of july recipes! using red and blue Jell-O with coconut jello (homemade) you can make this adorable red white and blue jello dessert! your guests will LOVE it! it probably feels like a lot of steps, and a lot of time,  but if you plan to make it on a day you are home, … [Read more...]

Kale and Bacon Quiche Recipe – With a Cracker Crust!

This kale & bacon quiche recipe is made with a unique saltine cracker crust that gives it the most perfect salty, buttery crunch! This post is sponsored by Sargento® Cheese as a part of their Chopped at Home Challenge - Take the challenge yourself and see how much fun it is! See what others are creating on pinterest here. sometimes when i eat kale i feel like and iguana. right? my little … [Read more...]

Easy One Pot Pasta Puttanesca

This one pot pasta puttanesca is a family favorite and so easy to make! Spicy and savory with olives, capers, garlic, artichoke hearts, and crushed red peppers - it will quickly become your family favorite as well! This post is sponsored by Ragú® but all opinions are my own.    if you haven't noticed, i like things easy. one pot pasta inspired by and made with Ragú® Sauce is a dream come true … [Read more...]

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