Easter is my favorite holiday to decorate for; brightly-colored Easter eggs, happy bunnies, fresh flowers...there's something inherently wonderful about seeing the first signs of spring after a long and cold winter. There's also the tasty food. I know that coming up with a holiday menu can be a challenge, especially if you eat the same … Continue reading Easter Brunch Recipes & Ideas
Ever have one of those days where you need something to eat and end up cleaning out the fridge in the process? I had a half cooked chicken breast, a half avocado, greek yogurt, some fresh greens and pickles. After a raid of the spice drawer, I was able to put together a tasty and … Continue reading Avocado Chicken Salad Recipe
There is no better way to celebrate the end of summer than with a sweet and fruity dessert, filled with sun-ripened peaches and blackberries. This recipe for blackberry peach cobbler bars is one of my new favorites; there is bourbon and almond extract in the batter, giving it an intense and sweet cake-like flavor that blends … Continue reading Blackberry Peach Cobbler Bars Recipe
Sundays are for al fresco dining - french toast with strawberries, vanilla syrup, and powdered sugar, with cranberry mimosas. And most of all, for catching up with best friends you love like sisters. Hashtag blessed?
Have you ever bought a bunch of bananas only to have them all turn brown before you can eat them? Of course you have - everybody has. But don't throw those brown bananas away because they make the perfect banana bread! Place them in the freezer and you'll have them on hand for this delicious … Continue reading Banana Bread Recipe
Breakfast doesn't get much easier than dumping all of your ingredients into one bowl. And no, I'm not talking oatmeal here. I'm talking about hearty, good for filling up your belly, from the heartland, egg and hash brown casserole. This was actually the first time I've ever tried making an overnight egg casserole, and I was surprised … Continue reading Egg and Hash Brown Overnight Casserole
I love a good french toast casserole. It's a great dish to prepare the night before if you know you are having company early in the morning. I've made these casseroles on New Year's Eve for breakfast after the all-night party, the night before for a Mother's Day brunch, and just because Russell and I … Continue reading French Toast Casserole
Getting married means merging two families into one - and sometimes, those original families may already be comprised of more than one unit, which is the case for Russell and I. We try to alternate who visits on what holiday and sometimes it can be difficult to see everyone you'd love to see. We try … Continue reading Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes