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Recreating The Italian Aperitivo

 This post is sponsored by San Pellegrino. Practice the Art of Fine Food, every time you can. Italy has many pillars of success: legendary fashion houses, decades of art history, idyllic…

Pistachio + Cocoa Nib Salted Toffee

Pistachio + Cocoa Nib Toffee

Making toffee around the holidays is a tradition in my family. My mother makes it every year. When I was a little tartelette, my sister and I would sneak into the…

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Why Mary’s Turkeys Matter

 This post was sponsored by Whole Foods Market, America’s Healthiest Grocery Store. Our food is not what it used to be. Or rather, our relationship with food has seen some…

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Small Space, Big Cheer

 This post is sponsored by Target. Shop Home Décor for modern luxury made easy. From shopping malls to movie screens, many are quick to equate the holidays with extravagant, over-the-top decor. This can…


Merry Mocktails

A holiday gathering surely calls for a festive and flavorsome drink. Since not everyone drinks alcohol, especially children, teenagers, pregnant women – and let’s not forget about the designated driver…

Kale & Pear Salad

Kale, Pear + Hazelnut Salad

The tahini dressing combined with the hazelnuts gives this salad a healthy combo of fats and protein. The kale, cranberries and pear also serve as great sources of fiber. We…

Rainbow Chard and Sage Chicken PIe

Rainbow Chard + Sage Chicken Pie

Spending time in the kitchen around the holidays is a blast, yet it can be quite time consuming especially when you are making multiple dishes. This pie is incredibly decadent,…


Outdoor Harvest Inspiration

Autumn is the perfect time to gather outdoors, wool blankets on hand, a delightful seasonal menu ready and friends at your side to reminisce on the changing of the seasons….


3 Ways To Dress Up Dinner

 This post is sponsored by Target. Shop Home Décor for modern luxury made easy. Though the holidays are close on our heels — whether we want to believe it or not — why…


Gluten-Free Curry Chia Burgers

We love sharing the delectable eats our friends at The Chalkboard always seem to come up with. And this one is no exception! We think this pairing of chickpeas, chia…

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Sweet Potato Energy Bites

These yummy snacks may be little, but they pack a punch! With the barre3 nutrition trifecta of fat, fiber, and protein, plus Vitamin A for an immune boost, they’re the…


Autumn Tea Time Treats

I love the fall. The leaves are changing color and the crisp air means some of my favorite holidays are just around the corner. But, best of all, autumn brings…