Oxford Exchange Tastemakers Event

There’s nothing better than a night full of delicious food, fresh coffee, beautiful flowers and colorfully bound books. That is how the night started on May 16th when Oxford Exchange hosted the Tastemakers event.   As you walked into Oxford Exchange you were instantly greeted by the smiling faces of the Oxford family. I then…

Gluten Free Cake Doughnuts

Who loves doughnuts? This girl does! There’s nothing better than finding a dessert recipe that actually works. This week I’ve had a major sweet tooth and thought the only remedy would be a sprinkle doughnut. This is my first time trying to make such a delicious treat, but it worked. Follow along with the recipe…

Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash Salad

Tonight, on the menu is one of my favorite new recipes: Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash Salad. For dinner I typically make a meat with a side like a sweet potato or broccoli with cheese.  I wanted to develop a side that is more complex with pops of flavor. This salad has all of the…

Sweet Earth

Have you heard of Sweet Earth yet? I recently received a gift box full of the most amazing foods by Sweet Earth. Sweet Earth is fueled by plant-based meats that are natural and organic from around the world. They are rolling out a new line of empanadas and I was impressed. Tonight, my husband and…

Fiesta Peppers

Kick off taco Tuesday with fiesta peppers! I love making stuffed peppers for the family, but I’m not always a fan of the large amount of peppers that I end up using. Instead of trying to navigate around a large red pepper, I decided to slice the pepper horizontally and create a cheesy bottom to…

The Rez Grill at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

This past Friday, I was invited to dine with fellow bloggers at the delicious American Grill under the direction and expertise of the James Beard-awarded food magician, Frank Anderson. If you think you’ve had the ultimate dining experience in Tampa, think again. The Rez Grill is the place to be. The meal was absolutely amazing,…

Split pea, coconut and spinach soup

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Today I wanted to whip up a recipe that would be perfect for a day full of shamrocks and all things green. 🍀   Enter delicious green split peas, spinach and coconut all mixed together into a warm and rich soup topped with sour cream and chili powder. Everyday Dal is…

Power Up Pancakes

Today I received the best gift in the mail, a box full of Power Up snacks. I immediately had to try a little bit from each bag. From the Protein Packed bag to the Antioxidant Mix, each pouch is filled with flavor and nutrients.   Tonight, for dinner I made cinnamon spiced gluten free pancakes…

Super Bowl Salsa!

Need a last minute snack idea for your Super Bowl party? Make a quick dip with corn chips! Ingredients: – 1 cup corn – 1 cup black beans – 1/2 cup chopped avocado – 1 tablespoon olive oil – Diced scallions – Salt – Pepper Steps: Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl Cover…

Foodie Street in St. Augustine

I recently took my husband to St. Augustine for his birthday, and boy did we fall in love with that city! As we drove into St. Augustine on an early Friday afternoon, the streets were filled with busy people hustling to the nearest eatery. Quickly after unpacking we went straight for the most amazing places…

This dish is bananas!

Who loves peanut butter and banana? If you’re like me, you’re more than in love, you’re obsessed. Try this sweet treat for dinner! Ingredients: – 4 tablespoons peanut butter – 1 sliced banana – 1 tablespoon honey – Gluten free bread Steps: 1. Toast your gluten free bread until lightly golden 2. Spread peanut butter…

Zucchini Pizza Boats

It’s time for Pizza! Well, zucchini pizza that is. I am obsessed with the flavors you get from pizza but cannot eat the bread. Enter zucchini! This recipe is a great alternative to the delicious pizza flavors that you love without all of the calories.   Ingredients: 4 medium zucchini 1 cup of pizza sauce…