Homemade Italian Seasonings made with spices you already have in your spice drawer.

Homemade Italian Seasonings

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My mom is and always has been, a big fan of Italian Seasonings. She takes her Italian roots very seriously and uses Italian Seasonings almost exclusively. I was an adult before I realized that you could cook with other seasonings. When…
Carrot Ginger Dressing just like the one you get at a Japanese restaurant!

Carrot Ginger Dressing

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I’ve been craving salads all summer long. I try to keep it interesting, delicious and healthy. This dressing definitely fits the bill. I was inspired to make this Carrot Ginger Salad Dressing after my first visit to a sushi place after…
Braised Chicken and Leeks

Braised Chicken and Leeks

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I had a bunch of leeks in the fridge that were earmarked for another recipe that just didn’t work out. I wasn’t sure what to do with the leftover leeks so I threw them into the pan and just started winging it and came up with this delicious…
Beet Juice that's slightly sweet as it's combined with carrots, apples, and mint.

Sweet Beet Juice

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I still love the juicer I got a few months ago. Although I’m trying to get away from juicing so much fruit and focus more on veggies. I still love the Fruity Green Juice recipe that I shared awhile back but today I’ve got this Sweet…
Sparkling Lemon and Honey Cider (mocktail) | Bon Aippetit

Sparkling Honey and Lemon Cider (mocktail)

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New Year’s Eve is just a few days away so I thought I’d make a cocktail. Since I wanted to share in a celebratory drink, it’s actually a Sparkling Honey and Lemon Cider mocktail. This year has been an exciting one for me as I’ve…
Fruity Green Juice

Fruity Green Juice

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I’m trying to pack in as many vitamins in the foods that I’m eating as possible. However, my taste buds have changed since pregnancy and eating veggies is just not what I want to do anymore. They just aren’t as appetizing but I know…
Mint Simple Syrup from foodfashionandfun.com

The Basics | Mint Simple Syrup

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I always try and have some simple syrup on hand for drinks and cocktails. Some of them simple and others flavored. Remember my Strawberry Rhubarb Simple Syrup? This Mint Simple Syrup is actually a very basic recipe that is traditionally used…
Non-Alcoholic Berry Sangria from foodfashionandfun.com

Non-Alcoholic Berry Sangria

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I discovered this juice blend from Trader Joe’s, which is amazingly good. It’s a combination of 7 different juices (pomegranate, tart cherry, black mulberry, red grape, purple carrot, cranberry, and blueberry juice) but it’s not from…
Herb Rubbed Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Herb Rubbed Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

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Cooking a whole bird in a slow cooker produces the most moist and evenly cooked chicken you’ll ever eat. This Herb Rubbed Slow Cooker Whole Chicken is so moist and juicy that it just about falls apart when you try and lift it out of the…
Roasted Apricots with a Blackberry Sage Syrup

Roasted Apricots with Blackberry Sage Syrup

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If stone fruit is in season in your area, then you should take advantage by making this simple and delicious Roasted Apricots with Blackberry Sage Syrup recipe. It's so decadent even though it's made entirely from items you can get your farmers…
Adding a few spices to a simple salad dressing, makes this the most flavorful salad ever!

Spicy Papaya and Avocado Salad

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If you’ve ever been to a socal farmer’s market then you’ve probably seen vendors selling mango or papaya sprinkled with chili powder and a few other special seasonings. It’s surprisingly good. While I could eat my weight in papaya…
Braised Carrots from foodfashionandfun.com

Braised Carrots

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I mentioned earlier in the year that I’m trying to eat healthier. I’m drinking smoothies and incorporating more veggies into my meals. Since carrots are so cheap and easy to find in the grocery store, I thought I'd try Braised Carrots.…