Cinco de Mayo Favors: Hot Tamales

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I love any excuse to decorate the house with bright colors and host a gathering with friends and family, and Cinco de Mayo is no exception. For the food, I like to keep things super simple by serving large quantities of homemade guacamole and pico de gallo – anything that will fit on a tortilla… 

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Toasted Coconut-Hazelnut Butter

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I’ve been on a huge nut butter kick lately. Whenever there’s a package of nuts in my house, it doesn’t take long for me to roast and blend them up into a delicious creamy paste so I can eat it with apples for lunch. It’s simple, delicious, and has just the right amount of protein… 

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Easter Gift Baskets

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Every Easter, images of gorgeous Easter eggs colored with vibrant natural dyes pop up all over the internet, and the results always look so fantastic that I decided to try it myself for my family’s Easter gathering. So, with the help of a few ingredients from the kitchen, I came up with three natural dye… 

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April Fools! “Doughnut Seeds”

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My husband asked me to help him pick the perfect prank to play on his coworkers for April Fools this year – something appropriate for the office and not too mean – so I went searching and found the best idea at Spoonful.com: Doughnut Seeds! And while I love the idea of using a real… 

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