Appetizers and Snacks

I know what you are thinking. Why am I sharing a recipe inspired by ginger? Ginger is a fall ingredient. I know this. I really do, but I really think this recipe (despite the insane amount of ginger) is really great for summertime. For one thing, it’s chilled. Chilled desserts are great for summertime, and …

Ahhhhh. Can I even begin to explain how much I’m in love with this recipe? It’s been super, super warm here lately (ew … and humid which we aren’t used to here in Colorado … ick!), and these orange coconut creamsicles have been at the top of my list to make for weeks. I love …

Was it just me, or was yesterday the longest day in the history of mankind. Mondays normally suck, but yesterday took the cake. I get a lot of my cleaning done on Mondays. I don’t know why I do this. I feel like I should find a project that will be uplifting to get me …

I feel like I have a love/hate relationship with Sundays. Part of me is like “Yay! Sunday is the best day of the week for rest and relaxation reasons!” The other part of me is like “No! Tomorrow is Monday! 5 more days until the weekend! Ugh!” Are you getting what I’m putting down? We …

  I hope everyone is having a FABULOUS weekend! Zach and I (and Cilantro too) have had a great weekend so far. It was beautiful here in Colorado, so we ventured out to the foothills for a long run and then stopped at the Farmers’ Market, which was full of all kinds of goodies! I …

  There is just something about an avocado that has me thinking of summer. Not that I don’t eat them all year round, but they are just such a wonderful way to celebrate warmer weather. I’ve been wanting to post this recipe for quite some time, but just haven’t gotten around to it. Here we …

  If you’re all about quick and easy, this chocolate raspberry cheesecake dip is for you. You will not find a simpler recipe out there. I promise you this! It is no bake … win. It is chocolatey … win. It combines dessert with your favorite flavors of Spring (in this case – Raspberry) … …

  Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to start focusing on more Spring-inspired recipes. Easter is creeping up on us faster than you may think, and Easter brunch is one of my favorite meals of the year. I actually prefer Easter brunch over Easter dinner, but this may just be because of my …

  I’m a HUGE sucker for a good homemade pretzel. I love them. There are a couple of breweries in the area that serve them right along side their special brews, and this has to be one of my favorite combos in the world! Nothing beats a warm, soft pretzel straight out of the oven. …