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Sweet Potato Custard

Sweet Potato Custard

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase, which helps keep this site running and supports my horse habit! While Thanksgiving has already come and gone for those […]

Deruny (Ukrainian Potato Pancakes)

Deruny (Ukrainian Potato Pancakes)

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Latkes, draniki, placki, reibekuchen, kartoffelpuffer, bramborák.  The humble potato pancake is known by many names from many different cultures.  […]

Pidpenky (Ukrainian Creamed Mushrooms)

Pidpenky (Ukrainian Creamed Mushrooms)

Most cultures in the world have traditional dishes that are centered around, or include, mushrooms.  The Ukrainian culture is no different.  In fact, mushroom gathering for Ukrainians is quite the thing!

The Smoothie That Will Change Your Life!

The Smoothie That Will Change Your Life!

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Ok, maybe the title is a little sensationalist.  But this smoothie is amazing.  I’m not the biggest smoothie person. […]

Taste The Rainbow

Taste The Rainbow

I’m sure by now that we’re all familiar with this Skittles slogan.  But did you know that it’s a great idea to take the candy’s marketing advice?

Creamy Colcannon

Creamy Colcannon

In my final ode to the patron saint of the Emerald Isle, I bring you the humble colcannon.  Once a peasant dish made with cheap, available ingredients (like potatoes and dairy!), this AIP version is packed with nutrition and inflammation-fighting goodies!

Bubble & Squeak Soup

Bubble & Squeak Soup

In the fall of 2012, just after we got engaged, Scott took me on the trip of my dreams.  I’d always wanted to travel to England.  It had been a dream of mine since I was a little girl.  I loved the history, the culture, […]