Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes
Adventure in Normal Life / Culinary Creations and Recipes

Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes

Full of mini chocolate chips, and just bigger than bite size, these mini chocolate chip cheesecakes are a satisfying afternoon coffee break. Continue reading

Comforting Tuscan Kale Soup Recipe
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Comforting Tuscan Kale Soup Recipe

It’s 43 degrees today (yesterday was humid and almost 80) and soup is on my mind. I’ve made a variation of Tuscan Kale Soup before, but *this* one was outstanding – flavorful, comforting, bright, nourishing and healthy – and EASY. With flavors even better the second and third day, this Comforting Tuscan Kale Soup is sure to make it into your meal rotation. Continue reading

Chocolate Matcha Green Tea + Strawberry Brownies with Tea Forté
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Chocolate Matcha Green Tea + Strawberry Brownies with Tea Forté

One of the sweetest parts of summer is sharing moments with others at fun occasions. Summers are all about savoring occasions when there’s a particular lightness in the air. I’ve been exploring matcha as an ingredient and learning more about this green tea that is capturing the interest of food lovers worldwide. In today’s matcha … Continue reading

Cherry Chili Recipe
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Cherry Chili Recipe

Cherry Chili is now my favorite way to prepare a unique chili that is sweet and features spice, heat, heartiness and depth. The Polar Vortex makes me want to curl up in everything cozy and hold warm mugs and bowls of goodness. Use this recipe for your next chilly/chili day (or serve something delicious for … Continue reading

Citrus Iced Sugar Cookies
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Citrus Iced Sugar Cookies

With a soft bite, bright flavor from real oranges, and a good amount of sweetness without being overpowering, this Citrus Iced Sugar Cookies recipe is a winner. Continue reading