Holiday Entertaining with Midwest Dairy – Can I get an A-‘MOO’-EN?!

One of the things I love most about this time of year is gathering with friends – new and old – and getting to spend time chatting, laughing, and sharing stories. Moments shared around the table are never moments wasted. I feel truly fulfilled!

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Restaurant Review: Parlor KC

If you don’t know – or live under an actual rock – which is totes cool because nature is fun, Kansas City has been blessed with open eating food concept – Parlor KC. What? Like a food court? Ya like a food court: but with two stories, in-tune and modern decor, fully stocked bars, and seven chef-driven food concepts. Aka this ain’t your mama’s food court.

Blueberry Crumble with Salted Caramel Ice Cream

This post is sponsored by Turkey Hill. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I simply cannot get enough blueberries in the summer. I love to eat them frozen, to blend them into smoothies, and to bake them in desserts. The other day I was CRAVING a warm blueberry crumble with a scoop of cold-melty…

Cheese Stuffed Eggplant with Homemade Red Sauce

GUYS! I’m so excited. This ricotta and Parmesan stuffed eggplant has me feeling like a PROFESH CHEF. And you’ll probably feel like one too when you recreate this at home. THE CHEESE. So much cheese. And low carb AND so many veggies – roasted and toasted – ANNNDD! So incredibly delish. The homemade red sauce…

BBQ Chicken Flatbread Pizza

Anytime I work with dough I think of my Great Grandpa Geusebroek. I never got to meet the man – but his legacy lives on through stories that have been passed down from my Grandma Underwood and my Mom. My Great Grandparents immigrated to America from Holland in the early 1900s. They settled down in…

Paleo Zucchini Bread

Heyyy hey hoooo! Happy Saturday friends. I’m just sitting here drinking my coffee, eating this paleo zucchini bread and watching the third season of Desperate Housewives on Hulu (OMG WHY IS IT SO GOOD?!). Matt and I have been house hunting the past month and put an offer on a house last night. It was…

Shredded Zesty Italian Beef

About 6 years ago I had just discovered cooking. I mean I could always make toast and EXPERTLY microwave a hot-dog but I had never really been that in to cooking. When I first started dating Matt, he was the cook. He knew what flavors went well together, how to cook all the meats, and…

Raw CocoChoco Trail Mix

Hellloo!!!! Happy Sunday everyone. How was everyone’s weekend? I spent the weekend being totally annoyed by the midwest winter. Saturday was lovely and sunny and 50s. And today is cold and was basically a snow tundra for a whole 2 hours, then stopped, became sunny again, but still remained COLD. Can you tell I’m ready…

Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Bread

If you are stumbling upon this blog post I just want to say thank you! The days of avid blog reading seems to be disappearing – being gobbled up by Instagram. And while I love my dear old Instagram as much as the next person, the art of the blog seems to be dwindling –…