Vegan vanilla cake with chocolate frosting

Namely Marly Sep 28th 2016 4:48AM We are loving this Vegan Vanilla Wacky Cake because it’s rich and delicious, but oh-so-easy to make. If you haven’t guessed by now, I love a good vegan cake. For example, there’s my Vegan Chunky Monkey Cake, my Vegan Chocolate Chai Cake, and my Vegan Texas Sheet Cake. It’s…

Barbecue buttermilk marinated chicken

Taking on Magazines Sep 28th 2016 4:38AM By: Taking on Magazines Barbecued Buttermilk-Marinated Chicken Breasts are juicy, tender and unbelievably delicious; addicting even. The process is beyond easy. Since I try to create as little a pile in the sink as possible, I mixed the buttermilk, cayenne, salt and pepper in a big zip top…

Fluffy orange poppy seed pancakes

Garnish and Glaze Sep 27th 2016 4:29AM By Garnish & Glaze Your weekends just got a whole lot better with these Orange Poppy Seed Pancakes. Top with fresh berries and Orange Syrup and you’ll be in heaven. Happy National Pancake Day! Don’t you love these national food holidays?! I’m not even sure if they are…

Healthy oatmeal chocolate chip bars

Well Plated by Erin Sep 27th 2016 4:08AM By Well Plated by Erin When I examine my life rationally, I realize that my self worth is not dependent upon whether or not my household of guests likes my Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars. That said, when I set a plate of the healthy, whole wheat oatmeal…

Slow cooker creamy potato soup

Taste and Tell Sep 24th 2016 5:00AM Many years ago, we were having Thanksgiving dinner at my sister’s house. Of course, mashed potatoes are a must for Thanksgiving dinner, and my sister was in charge of making them that year. She cooked up the potatoes, then handed them off to her husband to do the…

Cinnamon bars from heaven

Cooking and Beer Sep 24th 2016 4:56AM These cinnamon bars are the perfect sweet treat to serve this holiday season. They are packed full of cinnamon, sugar and delicious flavor! It’s all about easy baking when it comes to these cinnamon bars. A simple batter is made from a ton of butter, a ton of…

This cheesy dip is perfect for game day

Cooking and Beer Sep 21st 2016 5:01AM Baked ricotta cheese dip with garlic and thyme is the perfect simple and quick appetizer recipe. It’s great served at a dinner party or a game day shindig! One thing I absolutely love about the beginning of fall, is the beginning of football season. I have definitely shared…

Pumpkin caramel apple nachos

Veggies Don’t Bite Sep 20th 2016 4:19AM A fall inspired dessert with a healthy twist. This easy vegan apple nachos recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt! Piles of fresh apple slices with a drizzle of real pumpkin caramel sauce, sprinkled with dark chocolate chips, crushed peanuts and shredded coconut. Share with a…

Refreshing wine cocktail with a twist

Hola Jalapeno Sep 18th 2016 11:00AM We are all familiar with Campari, right? It is the cardinal red Italian apéritif used to make Negronis and Americanos and all those other fancy drinks we like to sip on date night. Its bitter orange flavor is incredibly refreshing and us lovers of all things bitter might even…

Chicken alfredo nachos

The Cookie Rookie Sep 17th 2016 5:02AM Stop everything and make BAKED CHICKEN ALFREDO NACHOS! The Pulled Chicken Alfredo is made in a slow cooker, then baked onto tortilla chips along with lots of cheese, alfredo, sun dried tomatoes, and basil! TO DIE FOR! Remember those Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo Sandwiches I made earlier this…

Scoring a front-row seat by the kitchen of a top chef working magic right in front of your eyes is one of Los Angeles’ unbeatable culinary treats

What’s an even tougher mission for fine-dining warriors here? Scoring a front-row seat by the kitchen of a top toque performing her or his magic right before your eyes. It may take some time (and money) to check off the following vital L.A. chef’s table-style experiences in the mecca of culinary stars and impossible reservations.…

Pasta you won’t feel bad about eating

Public Lives Secret Recipes Sep 10th 2016 5:10AM Just because sweater season is upon us doesn’t mean we have to eat like it. Sure indulging is great but for every single meal? No way josé. That’s why we created an alternative for one of our favorite heavier dishes, carbonara. While most carbonara dishes are loaded…

Panera Bread CEO slams McDonald’s for new McNuggets commercial that left him furious

Panera Bread CEO slams McDonald’s for new McNuggets commercial that left him furious Panera Bread CEO Ron Shaich claims McDonald’s is misleading customers about its food. “I was offended watching this [McDonald’s] commercial during the Olympics about the preservative-free McNuggets. I thought ‘you’ve got to be kidding,’” Shaich said in a phone interview with Business…