Marinated Mozzarella & Tomato Salad Recipe

Simple fresh and delicious ingredients make for the best dishes. It’s the end of summer but you can still find farm fresh tomatoes that would be great in this salad. Garden tomatoes are so much sweeter than store bought ones! […]

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Work Week Menu Plan: Hello Fall

Fall is here! We have had one of the mildest summer’s here in Central Virginia. For the most part, it has been absolutely beautiful. I hate to see summer go! I do love Fall – the crisp and cool mornings […]

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Perfect for Toast: Creamed Honey

I (Litsa) love honey but I can’t say that I’m very familiar with ‘creamed honey’. A question about creamed honey was recently featured in my Real Simple magazine: What is creamed honey? Creamed honey starts as the normal liquid, then […]

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Cinnamon Roll Protein Shake Recipe

Soothe your sweet tooth and get a boost of protein with your post workout snack with this simple shake recipe! This protein shake recipe can be whipped up in a matter of minutes. It’s a great way to use up […]

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An Ingredient Mix: Curry Powder

Do you use curry powder in recipes much? Did you know that curry powder is actually a mix of spices? Checkout this interesting information about curry! Publix Family Style recently spotlighted a spice I don’t often take advantage of using: […]

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Defined: Pour-Over Coffee

Several times over the course of the year, I (Litsa) have walked into Starbucks stores requesting my favorite blonde roast blend. Many times the barista has noted that they do not have it brewed but can do a ‘pour-over’ for […]

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Fruit & Vegetable Wash

It’s important to wash your fruit and vegetables thoroughly before consuming. Even if you are buying organic produce, you should wash it to remove dirt and insects. Leafy green produce from my garden gets a soak in a simple solution […]

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Work Week Menu Plan Week of 9/15/14

I found some time this weekend to do a little dinner prep for the work week! I love it when I am organized – it makes the week run so much smoother. Fall is definitely in the air in central […]

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