Five Ingredient Honey Lemon Hummus Recipe

Whipping up a batch of basic hummus is easy peasy. Whipping up a batch of Honey Lemon Hummus is just as easy. This recipe uses only five ingredients and the result is sweet with just a hint of tart from the freshly-squeezed lemon. Jumping on board with the top down recipes that I can’t get enough of, I created a quick YouTube video showing the steps and just how easy it is to make. Ingredients Five Ingredient Honey Lemon Hummus Recipe Recipe Type: Appetizer Cuisine: Hummus Author: Sand and Snow…and…

Chocolate Raspberry Meringue Cookies: Super Easy Recipe

When I don’t have a ton of time to bake but still want to add a sweet touch to our table, I love trying cookie recipes that are quick and easy- and no fail. So I went on a hunt yesterday for decadent chocolate cookies that I’ve never tried before and came across Once Upon a Chef’s recipe for Fudgy Double Chocolate Meringues. Curiosity piqued, I thought that yes, her recipe looks delicious, but I can tweak it to give it a Valentine’s Day spin with raspberry! The cookies have…

Oven Lovin: Dessert Panini Recipe

Dessert Panini Recipe

    Fess up: how many of you jumped on the panini bandwagon and purchased an expensive panini maker, only to have it sit in the cupboard collecting dust? No worries, I’m guilty as well.   In between writing articles, being a mother and wife, and doing household chores, if I have a chance to watch the tele I love watching Food Network. It just so happens that I was watching Pioneer Woman  and she made a fun take on paninis and swapped out the savory with sweet. With only a…

Oven Lovin’: Ma’s Recipes Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Brown Rice

Cabbage rolls recipe

Remembering my mother’s stuffed cabbage rolls and finding her recipe in a stack as thick as a book was a happy coincidence. I just purchased a beautiful head of cabbage and was uncertain what I wanted to make with it, but it was too pretty to pass up. So, when I came across the recipe it was a no-brainer. I’ve tweaked it a bit for my own preference and used brown rice instead of white rice (the texture is better and it’s healthier, folks), and instead of only using tomato…

Oven Lovin: Ma’s Recipes Easy Vanilla Custard

Easy Vanilla Custard Recipe

My mother an her Western European heritage was all about creamy, dreamy desserts including cream pies, cakes, and puddings. One of my favorites was always traditional vanilla custard, you know the kind that you have to make on the stove and it forms a skin when cooled? Yep, that kind. I could, and can still, devour it any time it’s set in front of me. My family adores it as well, but the old-school way of tempering the egg yolks was a bit much for my already fractured days so…