15 Minute Chocolate Fudge

15 Minute Chocolate Fudge

A majority of us consider chocolate a necessity to our diets. It can be hard to find chocolate without all of the additional additives…

Lemon Coconut Macaroons

Easy Lemon Coconut Macaroons

I know that “spring” officially started last week … but tell that to the twelve plus inches of snow that’s still melting outside my…

Coconut Chicken

Baked Coconut Chicken with Apricot Dijon Sauce

Kryptonite foods, we’ve all got them; something that takes away all our self control when it’s within arms length. For some it’s something sweet,…


Pancakes Five Ways

I eat pancakes pretty much weekly. Maybe I’ll toss in some dark chocolate chips or a little banana, it all depends on my mood….

Apple-tastic Oats

Apple-tastic Oats

Now that “real” winter has settled in The Lou (it snowed and everything), breakfast becomes less about the ease of making toast, slathering it…

Recipe books you should have in your home

5 Cookbooks To Have in Your Kitchen

(image via…) I’m a huge nerd when it comes to cookbooks. I like to read them the same way I’d read a novel; from…

Christmas Cookies

Holiday Cookie Roundup

I love baking holiday cookies to give away to family, friends and neighbors. Just seeing the joy on their faces when I deliver a…

Brussels Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts aren’t Icky?!

I’d never eaten a brussels sprout until last week. To me they were always considered one of those super icky vegetables that even adults…

Foodies Go Glamping

When Foodies Go Glamping

You may be asking, what is glamping? To paraphrase glamping is glamorous camping; satisfying one’s craving for the outdoors and penchant for a…

October Apple Pie

October Apple Pie

The other night we had guests over after dinner to play board games. When I offered everyone a slice of the apple pie I’d…