Arugula, Ricotta, and Fried Egg Toasts

Introducing.... The incredible, edible egg! Today's post is all about swooning, drooling, and dreaming about the magic deliciousness of eggs. But before you go grab your skillet or soufflé recipe cards, please sit down boys and girls, we're going to learn a little first. Ok I know, I know, I know...my posts usually consist of at least one reference to the Kardashians or my weird obsession with pink jelly beans...but hear me out...just think of me as that cool teacher from high school that … [Read more...]

Berry-Papaya Power Parfaits with Maple-Cinnamon Granola

  Happy Easter everyone! How was your weekends?? We went to an (AMAZING) Easter brunch today. It was like carb loading for a marathon. Unlimited waffles. French toast. Pancakes. And not like cafeteria style food, like really yummy restaurant food! Ok... now I'm not proud of the next thing I'm about to tell you....I may or may not have swiped a few easter eggs from the kids table. I mean, it was right next to the grown-up buffet so totally honest mistake, right?? I have a serious … [Read more...]

Challah French Toast with Maple-Apple Compote

Hi guys! So I really over achieved on this one...I don't just have one yummy recipe for you today, I've got 2 Easter recipes for you! Count it...2. For the price of one! Sounds kind of like my all-inclusive buffet line in Mexico... Ok, so Easter is one of my favorite holidays because: #1 its all about chocolate. Chocolate bunnies... chocolate eggs...chocolate candy...chocolate hangover.... #2 You get to eat BRUNCH. I don't know about you guys but the most gourmet I get on a Saturday morning … [Read more...]

Spinach-Parmesan Souffles

How was your all's weekend?? Hope you had a great St. Patty's Day and are rested and recovered for the work week! And if not there's gotta be at least a few drops of Bailey's left in your liquor cabinet for that starbuck's in your hand... or Advil. Or McDonald's. Egg McMuffin anyone? I swear those do the trick. I lived in a sorority house for a year while in college and our house mom would order these 'mock' Egg McMuffins (haha ok yes...in case you didn't think it was possible, you can get … [Read more...]

Vegan & GF Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

It's Monday everyone...uh oh... And it's not just any Monday. Its Daylight Savings Monday. Its when whatever powers at be decided that getting up early wasn't nearly a big enough struggle and that we should now set our clocks an hour back so that we no longer wake up to sunshine and birds chirping, but pitch black and crickets. And the moon. I go to the bed with the moon. I do not wake up with the moon. But I guess now we get dinner's with sunsets and evening commutes with sunshine so I … [Read more...]

15 Minutes Waffle Cookies with Strawberry Raspberry Whipped Cream

Waffle cookies are either the most genius idea ever or the absolute worst idea ever. In a total of about 15 minutes - start to finish- you can have freshly baked warm waffle cookies. Which means that in about 20 minutes you can also consume about 25 waffle cookies. See? Best idea - cookies in seconds... Worst idea - cookies in  mouth in seconds... I'm going with best idea. Definitely best idea. I mean, how cool is it that you can make cookies in a waffle iron?? Besides the fact that these … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Coffee Morning Muffins

Monday morning, 7:30 am: Pull into Coffee Shop parking lot. Groggy, rub eyes. Smear mascara. Quickly wipe on lipstick to distract from raccoon eyes. Open door to coffee shop. Me: "Um.... so I'd like a....." Coffee Shop Boy interrupts. Coffee Shop Boy (interruption allowed, kind of cute) : "Small decaf soy latte, extra hot." Hands me drink, already made without me ordering. Me: "... I love you..." but actually comes out as caveman grunt. Don't know how to speak before coffee. Hand cute … [Read more...]

Strawberry Thumbprint Cornbread Muffins

Omygoodness. If you love to bake you need to grab a copy of The Sono Baking Company Cookbook. I've blogged a few posts already on their recipes and I swear every time I bake something new it becomes my new obsession. ....Melt-in-your mouth double chocolate cookies, rich fudgy chocolate chunk brownies, smooth chocolate cream pie, decadent caramel bread pudding....yum yum and more yum. I hope you renewed last years gym membership because you're going to need it.... I've made these strawberry … [Read more...]

Mini Pecan Sticky Buns and Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Sugar Glaze

I have been in a sugar coma since about 3 o'clock yesterday. Actually I don't even know if you can call it a sugar coma. Its more like sugar dependency. These Spiced Pumpkin Cookies and Mini Pecan Sticky Buns are so good that my body is rejecting all other forms of food. Banana with breakfast? You mean banana bread right? Or oatmeal? But what about oatmeal cookies..... Worth it. I'll break the cycle when I feel like it. Probably never. These treats are two FABULOUS new recipes from two new … [Read more...]