How-To: Easy DIY Kitchen Utensil Wall Art

How-To: Easy DIY Kitchen Utensil Wall Art
Photo: Faith Towers

Ever since we moved into our new house, I had been searching for a fun piece of art that could hang in the empty space above the sink. And then my utensil drawer started getting too full… and I had an idea. Why not make a functional piece of artwork that could store utensils right on the wall? Then all of your often-used tools would be handy – no need to search through a drawer to find the peeler anymore. Continue Reading

15 Super Colorful Dishes To Add To Your Diet

15 Super Colorful Dishes To Add To Your Diet

Eating should be fun! (It usually is.) Get happy in the kitchen with these 15 colorful dishes that are sure to delight your diet!      


15 Super Colorful Dishes To Add To Your Diet
photo: i Food Real

1. Bring a little green in with these zesty spring rolls! via i Food Real 

15 Super Colorful Dishes To Add To Your Diet
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2. A refreshing blueberry beer & lime cocktail to end your day! via Droolworthy 

15 Super Colorful Dishes To Add To Your Diet
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3. Stay cool with these riesling popsicles. via Lark & Linen 

15 Super Colorful Dishes To Add To Your Diet
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Cooking with Beer: 7 Super Bowl Recipes for this Weekend

It’s no secret that the Super Bowl is this Sunday. Which means there will be plenty of football, crazy commercials, and a whole lot of food. If you need help with that last one, I have you covered. Here are seven super bowl recipes with beer on the ingredients list.    

1. Crispy beer battered fish sandwich 

2. Beer soaked oven fries

3. Buffalo chicken beer bread pizza

4. Pretz-ales soft beer pretzels

5. Vegan beer chili

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Make It: 5 Ingredient Eggnog French Toast

This eggnog french toast recipe looks so delicious. It’s the perfect weekend breakfast to get into the holiday spirit, and it’s actually easy to make, since it’s only five ingredients.    

Erin Phraner whipped up this yummy french toast recipe (with a holiday twist) on Freutcake recently, and I cannot wait to try it. I hardly ever get a chance to make/ eat french toast, but Christmas seems like as good a time as any to remedy that. Continue Reading

Weekend (Foodie) Project: How to Make Ice Cream without an Ice Cream Maker

Well, it’s officially August, and the summer ice cream recipes are still flowing pretty steadily around the web (and on Pinterest). Honestly though, I never give all those recipes a second thought, no matter how delicious they may look, because I don’t have that magic thing that I need: an ice cream maker. Luckily though, I have good news on that front…I will most definitely be paying more attention to those ice cream recipes now because it turns out, you can make your own ice cream without a machine. Continue Reading

Roundup: 25 Easy Valentine’s Day Treat Ideas!

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Valentine’s Day is next week, which means it’s time to get busy with the treat making! We’re here to help with 25 simple, homemade treat ideas that will make perfect “thinking of you” gifts for neighbors, teachers, co-workers, play-date parents, kids, or anyone on your V-Day list!      

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2. Chocolate-Covered Valentine Pretzels

3. Ice Cream Sandwich Hearts

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4. Cross-stitch Cookies

5. Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

6. Edible Arrow Valentines

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7. Woodsy Woodsman Cookies

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How To: Make Homemade Coconut Cayenne Cacao Truffles!

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A sweet and spicy combo can’t be beat — I have a feeling these coconut cayenne cacao balls will land a seriously delicious punch!    

Kathleen Shannon shares her recipe for making these scrumptious treats in her guest post on Design Crush. Not only are they beautiful looking, but these homemade truffles are gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and have no added sugar. WHOA. That pretty much means I can eat 20 of them without guilt, right??

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Roundup: 15 Sweet and Savory — and Oh-So-Spooky — Halloween Treats!

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In case you hadn’t heard, Halloween is right around the corner! We’ve decided to eat our way to the finish line with some of these sweet and savory — and oh-so-spooky — treats! Happy haunting!     

1. Frankenstein Baked Peppers

2. Fruit Mummies

3. Wicked Witch Cupcakes

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4. Creepy Coconut-Kiwi Eyeball Panna Cotta

5. Meringue Bones and ‘Blood’ Jam

6. Brain Cupcakes

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7. Eyeball Soup

8. Apple Smiles

9. Melon Brain

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10. Hummus with Carrot Fingers

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Bake It: Awesome Autumn Apple Pie

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It’s time to roll up your sleeves and dust off your rolling pin because the baking season is coming. Feeling unprepared? If you need to freshen up your baking skills before the heavy-hitting months of November and December roll in, I’d start with one of the basics: apple pie. Here’s a recipe to wet your appetite.   

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Emma from A Beautiful Mess shares her special recipe for spiced bourbon apple pie. That’s right, there’s liquor involved. I have you attention now, right? Continue Reading