Easy as 3-2-1 -> Chocolate Coconut Water Martini

Chocolate Coconut Water? Absolutely! It is amazing. I am a huge fan of coconut water and have it often with my lunch or after my work out. Recently, I discovered chocolate coconut water. Yum! Below is my take one of

Easy as 3-2-1 -> Chocolate Coconut Water Martini

Chocolate Coconut Water? Absolutely! It is amazing. I am a huge fan of coconut water and have it often with my lunch or after my work out. Recently, I discovered chocolate coconut water. Yum! Below is my take one of

Polish Easter Bread Rolls

Putting A Twist on Tradition – Polish Easter Bread Rolls

It’s that time of year..  Spring is in full bloom and the Easter celebrations are in full force.   Even with the hustle and bustle of the “everyday” routine, making time to maintain traditions is really important to my family.   Making

Polish Easter Bread Rolls

Putting A Twist on Tradition – Polish Easter Bread Rolls

It’s that time of year..  Spring is in full bloom and the Easter celebrations are in full force.   Even with the hustle and bustle of the “everyday” routine, making time to maintain traditions is really important to my family.   Making

I Love Spring..Not the Pollen {Semi-Wordless Wednesday}

“Spring is sooner recognized by plants than by men.”~Chinese Proverb

I Love Spring..Not the Pollen {Semi-Wordless Wednesday}

“Spring is sooner recognized by plants than by men.”~Chinese Proverb

Spiced Hibiscus Granita {Spiked}

On the weekends, my husband and I like to take time to watch a movie together. This past weekend I made a dessert  cocktail for our “movie time”. Granita is easy to make and the variations are only limited by your

Spiced Hibiscus Granita {Spiked}

On the weekends, my husband and I like to take time to watch a movie together. This past weekend I made a dessert  cocktail for our “movie time”. Granita is easy to make and the variations are only limited by your

Mastic Scented Salmon

Mastic? If you have not tried it…you need to! Mastic will add a very unique (“in a good way”) pine-like flavor backdrop to your dish. It is typically used for cake, pudding and ice cream recipes. The suggested serving is

Mastic Scented Salmon

Mastic? If you have not tried it…you need to! Mastic will add a very unique (“in a good way”) pine-like flavor backdrop to your dish. It is typically used for cake, pudding and ice cream recipes. The suggested serving is

Looking Forward to Summer {Wordless Wednesday}

“Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet.”~Bob Marley

Looking Forward to Summer {Wordless Wednesday}

“Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet.”~Bob Marley

Gypsy Spiced Apple Crisp

The spice Grains of Paradise are tiny, unique pyramid-shaped seeds whose flavor profile can be described as sharp and peppery with a fruity backdrop. They look ashy when you crush them with a spice grinder or mortar & pestle. Substitute

Gypsy Spiced Apple Crisp

The spice Grains of Paradise are tiny, unique pyramid-shaped seeds whose flavor profile can be described as sharp and peppery with a fruity backdrop. They look ashy when you crush them with a spice grinder or mortar & pestle. Substitute

Happy Valentine’s Day… {Food for Thought}

“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.”~John Lennon

Happy Valentine’s Day… {Food for Thought}

“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.”~John Lennon

Friendship Project {Wordless Wednesday}

“In relationships, the little things are the big things.” ~ Stephen Covey

Friendship Project {Wordless Wednesday}

“In relationships, the little things are the big things.” ~ Stephen Covey

Nutella Frosted Saffron Cupcakes

I decided to make Saffron Cupcakes for my Saffron dessert post. Hmmm. What kind of frosting? Well, of course I had to pair these yummy cupcakes with Nutella frosting! The result was better than expected and the flavor combination was

Nutella Frosted Saffron Cupcakes

I decided to make Saffron Cupcakes for my Saffron dessert post. Hmmm. What kind of frosting? Well, of course I had to pair these yummy cupcakes with Nutella frosting! The result was better than expected and the flavor combination was

Saffron Tea for Two

Recently, I went to my local Mediterranean store to buy saffron. The store owner told me that I had to try it in my tea. She explained the process to me. Below is my take on the recipe… It is

Saffron Tea for Two

Recently, I went to my local Mediterranean store to buy saffron. The store owner told me that I had to try it in my tea. She explained the process to me. Below is my take on the recipe… It is