Eggplant and Eggs in Purgatory

The following post was made in collaboration with Lauren Schulte of @TheBiteSizePantry. and Mina Morrocan Foods. Product was provided by Mina and recipe development and photography were provided courtesy of Lauren Schulte.  I love to travel the globe, experiencing new places, meeting new and interesting people and trying different local cuisines. While traveling abroad in college...
Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Greek Yogurt Parfait

The following recipe and photography was provided courtesy of Julia of A Cedar Spoon. This Dark Chocolate Raspberry Greek Yogurt Parfait makes the perfect on-the-go breakfast or snack. It offers a little bit of sweetness to satisfy your sweet tooth and packs protein and calcium. Your afternoon work snack never tasted so good! Dark Chocolate Raspberry Greek...
Pizza Pot Pies

This recipe and photos were provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and were originally published at 365Barrington.com. In Chicago, the Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Company serves up amazing pizza bowls stuffed deep with loads of cheese, sausage and any other pizza ingredients you love. Sadly, I live out in the suburbs and can’t often get into...
Grilled Naan Pizza with Fall Veggies

This recipe and photos were provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and were originally published at 365Barrington.com. Autumn vegetables are so abundant and creating a delicious grilled vegetable pizza using naan couldn’t be easier. Naan is a perfect vehicle for just about anything from sweet treats to savory bites. Toasted naan with bananas and Nutella is a...
DIY Jack-O-Lantern Juice Smoothie

The following recipe and photography is courtesy of our friends at Wedderspoon. When it comes to holiday parties, sometimes planning and preparation can get the best of you. Let’s be honest–often times it’s hard to enjoy your own party when you’re the host. That's why we're sharing a healthy, delicious and stress-free smoothie recipe that...
Game Day Dip Board

The following recipe and photography for this post were provided by local blogger Abby Thome of The Thome Home. Football season is officially here, and there is no better way to spend game day than with a spread of appetizers to keep your belly full while your root on your favorite team! I’ve taken two classic...
Walking Tacos on a Platter

This recipe and photography were provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com or in her cookbook, One Pan Whole Family.  If you have kids, you’ve probably had walking tacos. Kids love it. Adults love it. Easy and delicious, we all need more walking taco in...
Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

The recipe and photography for this post was provided by Carolyn Hodges of The Dinner Shift. Cheering on the brown and orange, or your favorite college football team this weekend? We’ve planned a simple tailgate-inspired dinner you can enjoy from the comforts of your living room! This makes enough for a family of 4 to 6,...