Wild Garden Tostada

Appetizers, Brands, Condiments, Recipes, Salads, Sauces, Tutorial

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc., Circle Foods LLC, and Pinnacle Foods Group LLC. All opinions and text are entirely my own. There are certain things in life that make you feel an immense sense of gratification.  A seamlessly frosted cake. The last puzzle piece being snapped …

Sautéed Onion & Garlic Tomato Scones

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RAGÚ® Pasta Sauce. All opinions are entirely my own. There are a few staples that can be found in everyone’s cupboards. Olive oil, a jar of cinnamon spice, canned beans, pasta sauce, nuts. You’re quietly nodding your head, aren’t you?  Well, let’s dust one …

Alaska Halibut Curry Tacos

Brands, Fish, Gluten Free, Meat, Product Reviews, Recipes, Tutorial

This post was sponsored by Alaska Seafood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Let’s ring in the new year with my first post of 2017! I am officially back from a very long vacation and have a total holiday hangover. The pies! The candy! The …

Bourbon Bacon Scones

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You are probably very familiar with scones. They’re sweet, delicious, and hail from Great Britain… what’s not to love? They are a morning staple that never fails to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Truly a perfected food. Or are they? I set out to challenge the traditional notion of the scone by …

Mascarpone Rainbow Pizza

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If you have been following along with the blog, then you are well aware that October was National Pizza Month. Yes, awesome. I know. And to celebrate that sacred month of observance, I teamed up with Mama Mary’s® to bring you two sponsored recipe posts: the first was the seasonally appropriate Spicy Harvest Pizza and the second …

The Strawberry Harvest

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This post was sponsored by Eat Smart as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I received product samples to facilitate my review. Autumn has arrived and with it comes baking season, my friends. Literally, my favorite time of the year for two reasons: …

Butter Macadamia Truffles

Candy, Chocolate, Creams, Dessert, Recipes, Sweets, Truffles, Tutorial

When composing today’s post I found myself at an impasse. Do I lie to you, my loyal reader? Or do I fess up with the cold, hard, ugly truth. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not afraid of a bit of ugliness. In fact, I seriously considered looking you straight in the face and in …

Avocado Jasmine Rice Balls

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Unless you are living under a rock, then you know that this week marks the official ‘Back-to-School’ season. And with the season comes the onslaught of hungry children… hey, who doesn’t build up an appetite with tons of learning and socializing? It is also an easy time to fall into a monotonous routine of afternoon …