Vanilla Espresso Almond Butter

Homemade almond butter is so easy to make at home – and cheaper, too! This version includes vanilla extract and whole espresso beans for a unique, flavor-packed spread. Perfect for slathering¬†on toast, pancakes, and waffles, or as a dip for pretzels and fruit. Straight spoonfuls, too. ūüėČ

Vanilla Espresso Almond Butter |

Breakfast! It’s one of my favorite meals and a source of frustration all at once. I know I’ve touched on this before, but I go through mega phases with breakfast. Either I eat the¬†same thing every day for months, or I’m staring into the fridge and/or cabinets each morning wondering what combination of breakfast-friendly foods I feel like that morning. The past few months have been filled with wildcard A.M meals, like¬†peach mango smoothies, this blueberry chai french toast bake, and plenty of freezer honey crunch almond pancakes, all of which are fab, but I *think* I’m heading into a new phase. An almond butter phase.

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Spicy Tuna Cake Salad with Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette

Spicy Tuna Cake Salad with Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette |

It’s officially summer – yessssss! As I say every month, June (or May, or April…) is flying by.¬†Right now my hair is¬†wondering how I’ll deal with the south’s humidity for the next few months, I’m nursing my first mosquito bite of the season, and might be the teeny tiniest bit jealous of anyone with a […]


Chocolate Irish Cream Marshmallows

Chocolate Irish Cream Marshmallows |

Jazz up s’mores, hot chocolate, and more with these Chocolate Irish Cream Marshmallows! A standard marshmallow recipe is fancied up by the addition of cocoa powder, instant espresso powder, and Irish cream liqueur. You’ll be craving these chocolate and coffee flavored sweet treats on their own! Let’s talk about s’mores season. It’s here! And while […]


Patriotic Rainbow Cookies

Patriotic Rainbow Cookies |

A few substitutions to the traditional rainbow cookie recipe will have you ready for the Fourth of July in no time! These patriotic rainbow cookies are colored red, white, and blue with raspberry preserves between each dense and almond-flavored cookie layer. They’re topped with white chocolate and red sanding sugar for a festive treat that […]


Crispy Baked Buffalo Sweet Potato Fries

Crispy Baked Buffalo Sweet Potato Fries |

With a few simple steps, you can enjoy crispy buffalo sweet potato fries that are baked, not fried! Add as much (or as little) buffalo spice as you wish to totally customize this addictive side dish to fit your family’s taste buds. Once upon a time I took a psychology class where I learned about […]