It’s fall and for the most brief of moments, I get to enjoy my favorite kind of 60s weather. For about a week. And I’ll take it. And it’s also time to go apple picking (or maybe just apple buying) at my local apple orchard. My husband and I hit up All Seasons Orchard in…
Instant pot apple sauce (pressure OR slow cooker!)
Reviewing Hungryroot, plant-centric foods delivered
I recently found out about Hungryroot, a company that specializes in plant-centric food delivery which allows you to mix and match ingredients to create very quick and healthy foods. They have clean-ingredient foods paired with instructions to make simple combinations with veggie noodles, grains, lean proteins, and plant-based sauces. They’re complete enough that you can…
Cheesecake mousse for Valentine’s Day (keto,GF)
It’s been a minute since I’ve gotten to post a recipe, but I do love the Valentine’s Day aesthetic so much. I decided to whip out a classic keto cheesecake mousse with a V-Day twist. It’s low sugar, low carb, easy as heck, and infinitely versatile in flavors and looks. Plus, you can use it…
My food, wine, & fab event tour of wine country in Sonoma County, CA
I’ve been doing a whole lot of working, planning, and traveling lately, as you may have seen from my Instagram. One of these trips was a smorgasbord of luxury in Sonoma County, California. My day job sent me for a media trip to see what Sonoma County had to offer for a destination wedding weekend….
Eggs Benedict cups with easy hollandaise sauce
Here in Chicago (and in SO many parts of North America in general), it’s been seriously cold. So so cold well into April. I’ve been ravenous for the 50s and up. So finally this past week has hit 50 and even into 60! A little gray and rainy, but I’m taking it! Plus, I nabbed…
Grain-free carrot cake (keto, gluten free)
Last week I shared this easy and basic cream cheese frosting and teased the grain-free carrot cake on which it topped. Finally, that cake recipe is heeeeere. It’s dense and chewy and just a little crumbly. Sometimes you just want that warm and spicy cake topped with sugary frosting (that totally ISN’T sugary at all!)….
Cream cheese frosting (sugar free, keto, low carb)
This basic cream cheese frosting recipe is sugar free, low carb/keto, gluten free, and totally ready to be adapted into anything you like. It is creamy dreamy as-is, but can also become the basis for any kind of frosting or dip you can dream up. Seriously, you can add in flavorings like lemon, maple, cinnamon,…