‘Birthday Sprinkle’ Greek Yogurt Pancakes

February 21, 2014

From the time I was in grade school, February has been my most favorite month. It’s filled with bright pinks & reds, hearts & flowers, holidays galore and the birthdays of two special people: my husband and myself. It’s also National Pancake Month… and why would you not want to celebrate that! Twenty-eight days to [...]

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TWD: Baking With Julia – Chocolate Mascarpone Cheesecake

February 18, 2014

I’m embarrassed to admit that I haven’t baked along with my TWD group since last November. Time has just flown by since then and I’ve been so busy with traveling and other opportunities in the kitchen, that I let TWD slide by. However, I’m back this week with these adorable heart-shaped Chocolate Mascarpone Cheesecakes. Since [...]

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Sweet Treats for Your Sweetheart

February 13, 2014

Because of the excitement and anticipation over next week’s Princess Half Marathon, all kinds of things are quickly sneaking up on me… dentist appointments, committee meetings, family visits, work deadlines, blog posts and ahem, Valentine’s Day. So, I’ve put together a virtual round-up featuring some of my most favorite Valentine’s Day-inspired sweet treats. They’re ones [...]

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Live Sigma Kappa – Lemon-Almond-Oat Cookies

February 4, 2014

February is here and I couldn’t be more excited! This month is always filled with lots of the things that I love: sweet Valentine’s Day-themed treats, C’s birthday (and mine!), shop windows tinted in pretty pinks and rich reds, and a yearly business trip where I get to spend quality time with my dad and [...]

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Cupid Comes to Breakfast

February 3, 2014

When I think of Valentine’s Day, I picture romantic candlelit dinners, overstuffed teddy bears, helium balloons, dozens of roses and Hallmark cards in every color of pink and red in the rainbow. Now, don’t get me wrong, this is never the case for C and me. We do celebrate, of course – with a vase [...]

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Cilantro Crema Dip with Stonyfield & Late July Organic Snacks

January 31, 2014

I’ve been somewhat of a protein-junkie these last few weeks. If there’s a dish or a drink that’s packed with protein, I’m on it. So when Stonyfield asked if I’d pair a dip using their beautiful yogurt with the organic chips of Late July, I responded with a resounding yes! Cilantro is one of my [...]

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A Stonyfield Virtual Cooking Party: Garlicky Shrimp over Pasta with Spinach Yogurt Pesto

January 27, 2014

I’m so excited to be hosting Round Two in the Stonyfield Virtual Cooking Party Series! I asked five of my sweet friends to join me and we each put a different spin on this beautiful dish of Pasta with Spinach Yogurt Pesto. I’m a huge fan of pesto… not only the sauce in its entirety, [...]

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New Flavors from Stonyfield Greek & a Blueberry-Spinach Smoothie Recipe

January 23, 2014

Your mission, if you should choose to accept it: you gotta try this #StonyfieldGreek! Not only have they perfected the recipes of their Blueberry, Strawberry and Superfruit flavors, but they’re introducing Black Cherry and Cafe Latte soon! And ya’ll, the Cafe Latte… whoa. If I could bathe in a vat of this stuff, I seriously [...]

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Toasting to Six Years of ‘My Baking Heart’!

January 17, 2014

As I mentioned at the end of 2013, I’m simply amazed that it’s been six years since I began blogging. On January 15th, 2008, I hit the ‘post’ button and entered an amazing world of talented people, exciting events and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. I’ve made lifelong friends, created dishes I’ve fallen in love with (and some [...]

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‘Simply Balanced’ by Target

January 16, 2014

Target is my mecca. Like so many other shoppers out there, I always end up leaving with more than what I came for. It’s inevitable, but when it comes to their new Simply Balanced grocery line, I feel better about adding more to my little red cart. Simply Balanced takes the guesswork out of eating [...]

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