Panna Cotta Recipe with Blackberry Preserves @

Maple-Blackberry Yogurt Panna Cotta (Giveaway)

Today I’ve got a dreamy creamy Panna Cotta Recipe to tempt your taste buds. This Maple Yogurt Panna Cotta is served with a tart blackberry maple gel on the bottom (or top!)

Monthly Meal Plan

August Meal Plan

 This month’s meal plan is loaded with summertime favorites and garden goodies. I’m planning 5 home-cooked meals each week, assuming you will eat out at least once and possibly have a left-over night.

Grilled Peaches and Ginger Ice Cream @

Grilled Peaches and Candied Ginger Ice Cream (Giveaway)

An easy summer treat that packs a punch! Sweet grilled peaches served with candied ginger ice cream. A hot and cold experience that delights the senses.

How to Cook Eggplant @

Sauteed Eggplant with Honey and Thyme

Fried Eggplant. It’s a dish people tend to have strong opinions about. Today I’ll show you how to cook eggplant in a way everyone will enjoy. Sauteed Eggplant with Honey and Thyme is melt-in-your-mouth...

Piglet via

Sustainable Pork (Giveaway)

If you’ve ever read my About page, you know I am a self-proclaimed pork-aholic. I love pork. Bacon, ham, tenderloin, chops, pork shoulder, sausage… I’ve never met a pork product I didn’t like. Therefore...

Gin Cocktail ~ Watermelon Basil Bramble via

Watermelon Basil “Bramble” Cocktail

You are a lucky crowd today.  This is the first of many posts we’ll categorize as “Cocktails with Lieutenant Dan” and we’re starting with a real doozy, a Watermelon Basil Gin Cocktail.

BBQ Pork Chops with Carolina BBQ Sauce ~

Grilled Pork Chops with Carolina BBQ Sauce

What could be more southern than Grilled BBQ Pork Chops smothered in a bold Carolina BBQ Sauce? This mustard BBQ sauce is rich and tangy with a kick at the end. Great for brushing...

Homemade Popsicles from Mango Lassi ~

Mango Lassi Popsicles

What could be more satisfying than a Mango Lassi? How about homemade popsicles made with an ultra creamy mango lassi recipe. These little frozen lassis are just right for beating the summer heat!

Stromboli Recipe @

Classic Stromboli with Artichokes, Olives and Red Pepper Marinara

Italian Stromboli is the mother of all comfort dishes. Bold and cheesy with a yeasty crust. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make stromboli, this stromboli recipe is the perfect place to...

Running Tips for Haters @

Running For Haters

I’ve always hated running. There, I said it. For years I have tried to enjoy running. I’ve given it my all on multiple occasions, only to find myself dreading each workout and wishing for...

Mocha Chip Pancakes with Espresso Syrup via

Mocha Chip Pancakes with Espresso Syrup

If there was ever a food I could eat thirty days in a row, it would have to be pancakes. Today I’m participating in a month-long Pancake Party. Four whole weeks of pancakes, can...