Kitchen

The Heart of The Home

  • Banana Bread

    I have wanted to create the perfect banana bread recipe for quite some time...and I am so happy to finally share this AMAZING recipe! Ryan loves bananas, so we always buy them for the house. But we don't always use them up before lovely brown spots start to appear! I…

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  • Thai Carrot Soup

    Happy New Year! Like most of you I am trying to kick off the new year by eating healthy and taking good care of myself and my family! Making a good soup is always a win. And I'm super into freezing everything nowadays! It makes meals so easy for my…

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  • Zucchini Bread

    Zucchini bread has become very popular in our home. I made this during a random late night craving for something indulgent and it has now become quite the staple! Ryan loves carbs, like most toddlers, and I'm always so happy to hide some veggies in to her diet. There are…

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  • Mandarin & Beet Salad

    I have a major love affair with tangerines and mandarin oranges...always have! I scooped up a huge bag of them at the farmer's market this past weekend and have been looking for different ways to use them ever since. We juiced quite a few of them! But then I remembered…

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  • Cookies from Mrs. Thinsters

    I am always looking for fun and creative ways to mix up the treats I give my daughter! She is cookie obsessed and sometimes we can go a bit overboard. Then I discovered Mrs. Thinster's cookies. OMG. They were a game changer. They are little crispy bite sized cookies that…

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  • Thai Kale Crunch Salad

    I don't know about you, but I crave the combination of ginger/ponzu/carrot/sesame on a regular basis! I love the citrus flavor paired with the nutty goodness of sesame and warmth of honey. So today I'm adding lots of color and crunch to my usual kale salad... Start by ribbing the…

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  • Italian Soup

    All this rainy weather has me craving soups BIG TIME! I have to be honest...I have been hard at work on a really exciting new project and just finished a new movie so I haven't been logging many hours in the kitchen. Of course I am always still cooking for…

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  • My Wellness Resolution

    Happy 2017! I can't believe the new year is here! I planned to write an "end of the year letter" but between the holidays, family time and a bit of relaxation time...it just simply didn't happen! My favorite thing to do at the end of the year is to write…

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  • Maple Roasted Roots

    I talk a big game about greens all the time, but the truth is, I love a root vegetable! Carrots, turnips, parsnips, rutabagas, beets...gimme!! I always tend to think of these as "Fall" veggies but truthfully they can take you right in to spring... There are so many things you…

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  • New Years Day: Black Eyed Peas

    "Southern tradition holds that the first food to be eaten on New Year's Day should be black-eyed peas for luck and prosperity -- specifically, one pea for each day of the year. To really ensure a good year, add a mess o' greens for wealth..." - unknown I was raised…

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