Pepperoni pizza quesadillas

I’ve been holding out on you. While I have been able to squeeze in a bit of time in the kitchen, finding time to write about it is a totally different story. We got home from Whistler/Vancouver/Seattle Wednesday morning around 2:30am, only to wake up a few hours later to a jam-packed workday. The evening […]

The Best Pancakes I’ve Ever Made

EUREKA! Guys, I’m not even kidding when I say I’ve been looking for this buttermilk pancake recipe for my entire life. They are fluffy, crispy on the edges, tender in the middle, and completely stackable. The search is over!! Other people have late-night pizza cravings; I have late night pancake cravings. Seriously, I am the […]

blt chopped salad with corn, feta + avocado

The times when I’m stoked about a salad are few and far between. This is one of them! Can I say stoked? I’ve probably used the word thrice in my life, the third being above. I’m trying it out for size. This salad… ugh. So good. I’ve rambled about my love for chopped salads for […]


Today I’m sharing grown up pizza with you also known as Pear, Prosciutto, and Gorgonzola Pizza. As you are reading this, I’ll be up in Vail breathing in the mountain air, hopefully getting a great trail run in, and then enjoying a delicious breakfast with a gorgeous view! My husband and I came up to […]

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup INGREDIENTS : 10 cups chicken broth 3 tablespoon olive oil 8 cloves garlic, minced 1 sweet onion 1 large lemon, zested 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 cup israeli (pearl) couscous 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper 2 ounces crumbled feta 1/3 cup chopped chive Salt and pepper INSTRUCTIONS : Place the […]


These Harry Potter Butterbeer Pancakes are the perfect nerdy start to your day or a great way to kick off The Chosen One’s birthday! You guys! BUTTERBEER PANCAKES! I mean, I don’t know about you, but I can’t think of a better way to start the day. Seriously, Butterbeer freakin’ pancakes! It only took about […]

Baked honey mustard chicken with a touch of lemon

Baked honey mustard chicken with a touch of lemon, an absolutely delicious and healthy meal for two. Planning a romantic dinner or perhaps you want to impress your other half with a lovely cooked dinner? Nothing simpler, no fancy ingredients required, and the taste is out of this world. January can be a tough month, […]


Every year on Laurie’s birthday, I ask her what kind of birthday cake she wants, and every year she says yellow cake with chocolate frosting. Laurie comes from the “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” school of birthday desserts. Our Best Chocolate Buttercream Frosting recipe comes from years of trying to make the perfect […]