Grilled Lamb Chops with Fresh Mint Sauce

Favorite Special Occasion Dishes

We all have favorite dishes we like to serve for special occasions.  Since New Years is tomorrow if you’re still on the fence what to prepare here are some that I think you’ll enjoy! 

Cranberry Orange Biscotti

Cranberry Orange Biscotti

The holidays can be overwhelming with all the desserts, dips, and high fat foods.  This year however, it’s not as bad since we aren’t congregating with groups of people for holiday parties.

Chai Shortbread Cookies with Warming Spices

Chai Shortbread Cookies

Growing up I use to love when the holidays came around because we would always get a tin of those wonderful buttery shortbread cookies.  I actually had never made them until recently.

Swirling Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake with Sugared Cranberries

Holiday Bundt Cake with Sugared Cranberries

Have you ever created something that you thought was so beautiful you couldn’t believe you made it?  That’s how I feel about my Holiday Bundt Cake with Sugared Cranberries!  This bundt cake isn’t just stunning to look at but tastes incredibly delicious too! 

Grilled Peach & Burrata Salad with Aged Balsamic

Grilled Peach & Burrata Salad

Oftentimes the simplest of dishes create the most impact.  This Grilled Peach & Burrata Salad is beautiful and bursting with flavor!

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.