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Mashed Acorn Squash (100 Calories!)*

Am I really doing this? I mean….really? Am I seriously going to encourage you to make a recipe that breaks all of the cooking rules? A recipe that is 100% against everything a true foodie stands for? A recipe that actually involves a microwave, saran wrap, spray butter (you...
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Chocolate Shortbread Thumbprints with Dulce De Leche (And Pistachios!)*

A friend of mine made a comment about these cookies that has stuck with me…and while I am sitting here trying to write this blog post, it is all I can think of. These cookies are the cookie equivalent of Kanye West. They have a lot going on, are...
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Lemonade Cupcakes*

  I have wonderful news for all the women of the world….Men have self esteem/weight/body image issues too! Hallelujah! I have spent most of my life wondering how my butt looks or if someone is staring at how my thighs rub together when I walk. And after being together...
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Homemade Ginger Ale (A big fat flop)*

  Ya, that’s right! I made my own freakin’ Ginger Ale!   :::DRUMROLL:::   It tasted like crap. I don’t know what I was expecting? I guess I am so used to the over processed stuff from a can that the real stuff just doesn’t cut it. I know...