Homemade Gift Candied Nuts

Stovetop Candied Nuts with sugar and spice

Candied nuts are the sort of easy recipe I return to again and again. The combination of cinnamon, ginger and cloves in this recipe smell like Christmas. They make an excellent snack to put out at a party alongside cheese, crackers, and cocktails. I love to make them for sharing at the holidays. In less than half an hour with very…

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Slow cooker Oat Risotto with sausage and butternut squash

Slow Cooker Oat Risotto with Butternut Squash

I could have never guessed a bedtime confession would lead to a recipe for savory oat risotto but, the world is full of inspiration, and you’ve got to take it whenever and wherever it arrives. Recipe Highlights: Versatile & easy, works for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Slow cooker oat risotto, a savory twist on steel cut oats, perfect for…

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Sabra Burger Party-7

9 easy steps to a healthier burger barbecue even the busiest moms will love!

Sabra Dipping Co. sponsored this article. I had so much fun putting together this list of healthy tips to inspire your next family burger barbecue night. The timing couldn’t have been better. We had a weekend of soaring temperatures that kept me far from the kitchen but I was happy to invite my family over for dinner on the patio. Recipe Highlights: Buttery Yukon…

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Fresh Apple Muffins

I made a batch of apple muffins because I was wallowing. I thought about lying and telling you I made them because the air is crisp and the leaves are changing. Perhaps I should say the smoke from my neighbor’s fireplace was tickling my nose and making me think about cable knit sweaters and baking. Those reasons get me feeling all…

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Teriyaki Turkey Meatballs

 I can’t believe we are more than halfway through September. Today is the first wet day we have seen in weeks. If it wasn’t for the earlier sunsets I would guess we were still fully ensconced in July. I totally forgot to mention celebrating Scoop’s first birthday at the end of August! The tiny tomato plants I tucked into compost…

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