FL strawberry caprese saladRecipes

Strawberry caprese salad with balsamic and mint for #SundaySupper | #FLStrawberry

Down here in sunny Florida, we are right in the middle of strawberry season and I am savoring every moment of it. These juicy berries are especially special during the Winter months from November to April, adding a pop of color to wintery dishes. I truly love experimenting with strawberries, creating sweet + savory recipes like my strawberry caprese salad with balsamic …

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gluten-free chocolate chip cookiesRecipes

Recipe | gluten-free soft baked chocolate chip cookies

Happy Wednesday! I’ve recently gotten into gluten-free baking due to my diabetes (and because I don’t feel as bloated when eating treats that are gluten-free). After trying a few recipes for gluten-free chocolate chip cookies, I found a winner! They’re soft, a little chewy and full of semi-sweet chocolate chips, all the things required in my ideal cookie. Even the …

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Tropical Holiday CocktailHolidays, Recipes

Recipe | Tropical Holiday Mojito made with Stirrings

Hey friends! Happy Thursday! If you’re looking for something different to serve your guests at your New Year’s Eve party, check out my Tropical Holiday Mojito made with Stirrings Simple Mojito Mixer. A few months ago, Stirrings launched their first “Stir it Up Holiday Blogger Mixology Challenge”. Bloggers were sent their choice of two cocktail mixers and two rimmer cocktail …

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pom-cranberry sparklerHolidays, Recipes

Recipe | Pom-Cranberry Sparkler made with Stirrings

With only 10 days until Christmas, it’s time to start planning your holiday menus (that includes libations of course)! We all know that the holidays are extremely busy, and many of us don’t have the time to fuss with recipes that have a million ingredients and steps. Enter Stirrings cocktail mixers. They make mixology easy peasy! I partnered with Stirrings …

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#SundaySupper | #FLStrawberry strawberry balsamic brie grilled cheese

Hi friends! While people in other parts of the country are enjoying winter fruits such as cranberries and pomegranates, those in the Sunshine State, such as myself, are coming into Florida Strawberry season (which is my favorite fruit season)! Did you know that juicy Florida Strawberries are readily available from November until April? 8,000 acres of strawberries are grown in …

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cookie exchangeRecipes

Hosting a cookie exchange + Andes Mint truffle bars recipe

If you’ve been daydreaming about peppermint, gingerbread or classic frosted sugar cookies all year, a Cookie Exchange is one of the best ways to bring that dream to life during the holidays! I think homemade cookies are one of the easiest ways to spread a little cheer during this cozy season. For a successful Cookie Exchange, check out these handy …

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