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How-to Build an Epic Grain-free Cheese and Charcuterie Board

How-to Build an Epic Grain-free Cheese and Charcuterie Board

When it comes to entertaining, boards are the ultimate in wow factor without a ton of fuss. More specifically I am a HUGE fan of cheese and meat boards. Selfishly when entertaining, since I prefer to avoid grains and greasy chips and snacks, cheese and charcuterie boards offer a great, pretty low maintenance way for me to have […]

Grain-free Salmon Cakes with Old Bay Aioli

Grain-free Salmon Cakes with Old Bay Aioli

Truth me told, the loaded fries and the chicken wings, those are more my husband’s football food. He begs and pleads for junk food on football Sundays, so I have always caved by simply recreating the classics for him, but in a healthier way. It’s a good deal for both of us. Me, I am […]

Mango Avocado Cucumber Mint Bites

Mango Avocado Cucumber Mint Bites

As we officially kick off the summer season this weekend, I can’t help but think of all the wonderful parties, BBQs, picnics and other celebrations that lie ahead. After my trip to Mexico this week, I also cannot get mango and avocado off my mind. This simple-to-make appetizer is the perfect fresh and light, nourishing […]

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites with Asparagus Ribbons and Dill Cashew Sour Cream

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites with Asparagus Ribbons and Dill Cashew Sour Cream

Guess what today is? Today is baby shower day! A bunch of us food bloggers got together and we are throwing a surprise virtual baby shower for our friend Emily of The Pig & Quill, who is anxiously awaiting the arrival of  her first little piglet in the next month. First off, I want to talk about […]