celebrate: national dessert day with apples!

so today, october 14,  is national dessert day, just think a day set aside just…for…your…sweet…tooth.  (is that evil or good?)  well, the best way for me to celebrate national dessert day, is to highlight my 5favs apple desserts! what’s your favorite dessert? don’t think too hard because it’s #nationaldessertday – all day. 😉 sweet, salty caramel bourbon … More celebrate: national dessert day with apples!

destination: portugal

my husband and I traveled to Portugal last year, we spent time in lisbon, algarve, and evora…all places that I would highly recommend that you seek and find. 🙂 It is a wonderful country and I found the food, the people, the architecture, the surroundings (basically everything), absolutely amazing.  it’s a trip I would definitely … More destination: portugal

meatless monday

meatless monday was founded in 2003, and has become a global movement and phenomenon.  now I personally do eat meat/chicken/poultry products regularly, but for the past decade I have chosen to eat one meatless meal everyday.  I just find it improves my digestion and I feel better overall.  and vegetarian foods are really good, trust me … More meatless monday

power to the pancake

so many flavors, so little time.  #nationalpancakeday is just one day, september 26 – that’s TODAY! celebrate while you can.  1. buttermilk pancakes via add a pinch 2. praline pancakes via oh bite it! 3. whole wheat pancakes via mel’s kitchen cafe 4. black and white pancake cake via camille styles 5. nutella pancakes via … More power to the pancake

waffle baby

August 24 is National Waffle Day  and we’re celebrating with our 5favs to enjoy waffles. waffle baby, waffle baby, waffle baby.  😉  how do you enjoy #NationalWaffleDay? waffles of insane greatness via food52 toasted coconut via bon appetit multigrain via 101 cookbooks maple pecans and chantilly cream via flourishing foodie caramel macchiato dessert waffles via a few … More waffle baby

pate patty

it’s caribbean fast food…the pate (pah-tay). Sounds like “par-ty” food, right? Close, because your tastebuds will be dancing in delight after having a pate.  It’s yummy filling is wrapped in dough and then typically fried (or it can be baked) but it’s always, soooooo good. (very similar to an empanada!) Try out the recipes below … More pate patty