French Inspired Roasted Chicken

March 19, 2021

Greetings Friday, and March 19th to be exact. Lucky number 19; I have a feeling it is going to be a REALLY good day. Also, I thought it was about damn time to showcase this AMAZING chicken dinner that I prepared, recently, that was inspired by my trip to France […]


Cast Iron Shepherd’s Pie

March 12, 2021

Happy, Happy Friday! Here’s to an amazing weekend ahead! I hope you have something really freaking fabulous planned. Today on the blog, I am sharing a recipe that is inspired by St. Patrick’s Day coming up next week. Actually, it is an oldie that I recreated to FIT more of […]


Greek Pasta Salad

March 8, 2021

Nothing like the start of a new week to feel refreshed, recharged, and reenergized. Yes, we all need this kind of positivity on a Monday. And, we also need a really yummy recipe to inspire us as well. Go figure, today the recipe I am sharing involves pasta; actually, it’s […]


Cinnamon Oat Muffins With Nut Topping

February 20, 2021

Finally, the weekend and the SUN is shining. It may be cold AF in Baltimore but I will take the sun over snow, ice, and a dreary landscape. Hope you are doing something that involves staying cozy & warm. One of the things that days like this call for are […]


A “Snow” Board

February 2, 2021

You may not like what I am about to say but I am speaking from my heart; I am hopeful this is the LAST of the snow we will see until the Holiday’s! I know, I know; I like one good snow fall and then time for warm weather! The […]


Boozy Hot Chocolate

January 31, 2021

While “Boozy Hot Chocolate” is nothing new, after a recent trip to a local winery in the beginning of January, I was very intrigued to recreate this drink that some family members tried out. Although I did not taste, and, as we know, sweets are not my thing, I could […]


Old Bay Roasted Popcorn

January 19, 2021

Today has felt like the longest day EVAAAAA. I guess it does not help when you tossed and turned all night, laid in bed from 1:00-2:00/2:30 am thinking about everything, started your day at 4:00 am with seeing an early morning personal training client, been to the dentist, had a […]


Hot Buttered Rum

January 17, 2021

Hello Sunday Funday, and what better way to kick off the start to the week than with something fabulous like a hot buttered rum. The inspiration to make this drink came from being it “National Hot Buttered Rum Day,” and, needless to say, it has been the “hot” drink as […]


Shrimp & Saffron Risotto

December 6, 2020

There is something about risotto this time of year that is just comforting, nourishing, and can be dressed up, down, and with so many different accoutrements. This is true when you get a little fancy with seafood, such as shrimp I chose for this dish. That or what was on […]


Cyber Monday Deals for 2020

November 30, 2020

Happy gloomy Monday from Baltimore! It started out as a monsoon, then cleared, then a monsoon, and I guess that will be the trend today. I am ready for a Monday where it is NOT overcast and rainy. Sun, where are you?!?! If there is an upside, it is a […]


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