Passover Thoughts & Ashkenazi Charoset

Ashkenazi Charoset for Passover

I don’t mention religion around these parts. I made you guys carrot cake pancakes for Easter morning and I am worried what I’ll do when the Reese’s eggs disappear for the rest of the year, but I most enjoy the Jewish holidays because they are filled with good memories and most importantly, good food. I… 

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How To: Small Batch Cream Cheese Frosting and Chocolate Cupcake Decorations

Small Batch Cream Cheese Frosting and Chocolate Heart Decorations for Cupcakes

I am always frustrated when making a batch of cupcakes, because recipes never yield 24 cupcakes for me (I overfill frequently, oops) and the frosting is always way more than enough. Not that anyone ever really complained about too much frosting, but I never frost my cupcakes sky-high. I made this frosting recipe with a… 

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Why I Love Spring

Flower Box

Spring is debatably my favorite season. Coming out of winter, I always feel like I am ready for a fresh start – more exercise, more sunshine, more greens and more fresh fruit. I already feel reinvigorated after a few weeks of walks after work, spring dresses, and my favorite farmers’ markets starting back up (!!)…. 

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Carrot Cake Pancakes

Shredded Carrot Cake Pancakes

It has been a tradition, for as long as I remember, that I have carrot cake for my birthday. I’ve never easily been swayed one way or another towards vanilla or chocolate, though I will take vanilla ice cream and chocolate chip cookies without argument. Carrot cake- practically a vegetable- has the perfect combination of… 

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Raspberry Coconut Chia Pudding {Kitchen Prize Pack Giveaway}

Raspberry Noosa Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Not all of you know my long history with Noosa Yoghurt. Since I first tasted the honey flavor on a trip to Colorado, I not only bombarded Noosa’s social media team with love and requests for it to come to DC, but I also bothered my local DC Whole Foods to begin carrying the creamy… 

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