Crazy Feta

One of our favorite restaurant chains in DC and Arlington, VA is Cava.  They have the best grilled cheese, souvlaki, meatballs and crazy feta, an appetizer served with warm pita bread that inspired my recipe today.  It’s… Continue reading

Super Bowls

If you’re looking for a healthier twist on the traditional Super Bowl feast you might want to check out this idea of a “Super Bowl” from Vintage Mixer. In lieu of chicken wings and… Continue reading

Mediterranean Chicken {in your Crockpot}

This is a simple way to prepare a healthy dinner with delicious Mediterranean flavors.  I think you’ll love how the chicken tastes after simmering in a sauce of tomatoes, olives, olive oil, garlic, prunes… Continue reading

Sweet and Spicy Brown Sugar and Sriracha Glazed Chicken

This recipe was born out of my desire to make a dinner that tasted like hot wings without using a deep-fryer (oh that I actually owned one!)  It is simple, spicy and delicious… Continue reading

Easy Baked Brie and Cranberry Dip

Who doesn’t love baked brie in all its bubbling glory? This simple way to make it without bothering with a pastry wrapping is my go-to for easy entertaining or a fancy afternoon snack.… Continue reading

Cranberry Mustard Salmon

I had half a jar of cranberry relish leftover from the holidays and two salmon steaks in the fridge.  A quick search provided this recipe from Epicurious and 20 minutes later, a delicious… Continue reading

Some Good Reads {Winter 2014}

  I hope you had a happy holiday season and have had some time to spend reading! Like the rest of the country, I’m completely captivated by the Serial podcasts and have been… Continue reading

Most Popular Recipes {2014}

Happy New Year! This has been such a full year and one of so many changes for me.  From moving into our first home, adopting two dogs, and having a baby, 2014 has… Continue reading

A New Year, a New Dress {Giveaway from eShakti}

This certainly isn’t a fashion blog and I’m no fashionista but I do like offering fun giveaways to my readers so I was intrigued when eShakti asked me to create a custom dress and to share… Continue reading

Rosemary Roasted Almonds

This is a simple, five ingredient recipe that’s perfect for a hostess gift or to set out for your guests when entertaining.  Fresh rosemary gives the almonds a delicious flavor and fragrance. I make a… Continue reading