Beet Gazpacho with onions, cucumbers, & dill

Beet Gazpacho

Are you a fan of beets?  I love them!  In fact growing up as a child I was constantly eating or drinking borscht.   I’m pretty sure the borscht I had as a child which my mom purchased in jars, must have been laden with sugar.  It was very sweet...

Watermelon Cooler with Watermelon, Pineapple, Lime, Beets, & Mint

Pure & Fresh Watermelon Cooler

You’d think that being in quarantine would give you the opportunity to get through all the groceries purchased. Think again! So when I had a large watermelon, whole pineapple, raw beets, limes and mint that needed to be used I decided to run them through my Kuvings juicer. I...

Homemade PlayDough made with Jell-O

Homemade PlayDough

We’ve all been in lockdown since the beginning of March, and by now many of you are ready to rip your hair out. If you have young children then finding things to keep them entertained can be a challenge, especially for this length of time.

Mum Cupcake Bouquet made with cupcakes, marshmallows and colored sugar

Mum Cupcake Bouquet & Video

Mother’s Day is this weekend and I can’t think of anything more special than creating a gift to give to that special mom in your life.  

Grilled Beef Fajitas with Mango Salsa, Grilled Balsamic Onions, Lime Yogurt, & Guacamole

Grilled Beef Fajitas for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow. Although we’re in lock down and social distance ourselves from others, it doesn’t mean can’t celebrate at home.

Homemade Challah 6 Braided and $ Braided Round Challah

Homemade Challah

Growing up we always had a loaf of challah in our home – we loved it!  However, we never made it ourselves, it was store bought.  It wasn’t until I was in high school that I made my first and only loaf, that is until this past weekend.

Rainbow Pizza with a Sweet Potato Crust, onions, tomatoes, corn, butternut squash, eggplant, and broccoli

What to Cook during Covid-19 Quarantine and How to Clean?

We’ve been in lockdown now for close to a month here in St Louis.  For many trying to figure out what to cook day in and day out has become a chore.  So I thought I’d share with you some of the dishes, tips, and tricks I’ve been doing...

Hearty Sprouted Whole Wheat Bread with Sunflower Seeds & Honey

Sprouted Whole Wheat Bread with Sunflower Seeds and Beer

I hope everyone is doing well.  I’ve taken a little time off to sit back and regroup with all that’s been going on in the world. Trying to find some balance in life, and adjust to what might be the new normal for a time.