Homemade Elderflower Marshmallows Recipe

Homemade Elderflower Marshmallows

Every great host has to have a few trick up her sleeves. A signature cocktail whipped up like a professional mixologist; an insanely good lamb chop dish even your mother-in-law can’t besmirch; and a seemingly impossible dessert that only you know how to make. Well today I’m going to help you with the last one on that list. Low-calorie Homemade Elderflower marshmallows. Alongside newborn puppy kisses or a romp through a field of wildflowers, marshmallows are one of life’s greatest small joys. I could literally munch on those little heavenly sweet clouds everyday. Add to that the fact that I …

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Fashionable Food: Watermelon Swiss Cheese Dip

Are you ready for another round of Fashionable Food? For those of you who are just joining us, this is where I pair recipes with designer runway looks. Why in the world would you do this, you ask? Because I see food everywhere and I’m weird, alright?! In the past we’ve seen Oscar de la Renta square off with an Oat Smoothie and Milly taking on a rustic pizza. Today we will witness a battle of wits, I mean dairy, with a Tibi 2018 Fall look versus my Watermelon Swiss Cheese Dip recipe. This is Fashionable Food battle, expert level …

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Caprese Ladybugs

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mondelēz International Group. All opinions are entirely my own. My 18-month-old daughter has an (understandably) limited vocabulary. Amongst the usual suspects like ‘Mama’, ‘Dada’, and ‘bear’, there is one word that is at the forefront of her burgeoning literary vault. ‘Cracker.’ Yes, my little one has made it a priority to perfect the pronunciation of the one food item that she would gladly eat exclusively. And when the gorgeously formed word comes out of her tiny mouth, it is only referring to one particular round treat… RITZ Crackers. One …

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Mixed Berry Parfait

Want a bit of morning decadence with a smidgen of health consciousness?  Then you’ve come to the right place!  Get your sweet fix with our mixed berry parfait recipe, with just enough goodness that you won’t feel deprived.  Inspired by this stunning jewel-toned styled event, it’ll add just the right amount of (wonderful) guilt to your weekend brunch.  And make sure to check out all the beautiful details from this fete by scrolling through the photos below. MIXED BERRY PARFAIT INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup of frozen raspberries 1/2 cup of frozen blueberries 1/2 cup of frozen blackberries 1/4 cup of non-fat Greek …

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Plum Harvest Jam

Aaahh, fall!  The leaves, the cool breeze, the smell of pumpkin spice lattes in the air.  It truly is a magical time of the year and what better way to celebrate it than with a wedding?!  I myself was an autumn bride, opting to ditch the normally warm weathered nuptials for a chilly shindig.  There’s something irresistibly romantic about the season and it’s clearly on display in today’s wedding of Katie and Daniel.  These east coast lovebirds decided to celebrate their love in their favorite month, October… and it couldn’t have been more dreamy!  We were so inspired by these …

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The Thanksgiving (Prosecco) Table

If you have ever hosted Thanksgiving Day festivities, then you know that it can be a daunting task. Cleaning, decorating, cooking, entertaining, eating, napping, and then cleaning again. It’s a lot of work. So, to help ease the blow of hosting hoards of relatives, I have a simple and fun recommendation: a Prosecco table. I have teamed up with Mionetto Prosecco for this sponsored post to share with you my go-to party drinks solution. Instead of walking around all night re-filling everyone’s glass, just set this station in a corner of the room and go enjoy your turkey. Here is what …

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Sunflower Biscotti

[yumprint-recipe id=’45’]I’ve recently received some emails from brides-to-be who are concerned with the use of flowers for autumn-themed weddings.  In short, they feel that their only options are to use fall leaves as floral arrangements.  Although I’m certainly a sucker for the oranges and reds of the season, why not try sunflowers?  The end of their peak season is in October and they carry with them that overall feel of Autumn decadence.  Don’t believe me?  Then check out this gorgeously styled California bridal shoot and warm up with a crunchy plate of our Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti that was inspired by …

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Zombie Juice

Need inspiration for a cute Halloween party theme?  Then look no further, boys and ghouls!  With a delightful black, green, orange, and purple palette, this is one gathering that is sure to rouse the spirits!  Plus we’ve included a yummy Zombie Juice recipe for your little witches and wizards to enjoy. ZOMBIE JUICE INGREDIENTS 1 cup of lime juice 1 cup of lemon juice 1 cup of lychee juice 2 liters of seltzer water 1/2 cup of granulated sugar 10-15 drops of green food coloring INSTRUCTIONS Mix all the ingredients together thoroughly in a cauldron and enjoy! Photography:  Inner Circle …