Figs with Boursin and Crispy Pancetta

When fresh figs are around I feel like I have to get them! Do you agree? The season seems to be short for when I can find them locally. It is a late summer fruit in New Jersey and not all farmers markets carry them. This makes them such a…

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Argan Oil

I have been on a journey to transition the beauty products I use to nature based products. It has definitely taken some time and I am not 100% transitioned yet, but I am getting there. The main reason it has been such a journey is I just don’t…

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Peach and Plum White Sangria

Peaches are by far my favorite fruit. Luckily for me, Jersey grows a great peach. You have to wait for the season to fully hit, mid to late July, but they are sure worth the wait! I crave these peaches all year long. Sweet and juicy they make the perfect…

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The Clam Bar

The Clam Bar is a small casual eatery in Somers Point, NJ. Located on the bay right next to a marina. Fitting for a charming little seafood shack. Open seasonally, it is a local hot spot. It has counter seating around the square peninsula “bar” with two sides outside and…

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Do you have a bounty of zucchinis and a chocolate craving? If your answer is yes then I have a recipe for you! I found this recipe on Pinterest by bargainbriana.com. There were a few things about this recipe that caught my eye. I liked that there was no…

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Chilled Cucumber Soup

Summer is in full swing. Are you trying to beat the heat?! Can’t imagine cooking over a hot stove or turning on the oven? Then this is the soup for you! This chilled Cucumber Soup is creamy, filling, and totally raw! I love soup and there is no reason…

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Blueberry Mascarpone Galette

Blueberry season is in full swing. Take advantage by baking this simple Blueberry Mascarpone Galette. So easy to make and so satisfyingly delicious. The mascarpone brings an amazingly rich element to this dessert, almost like a cheesecake. You can omit it if you want to make the galette a little…

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Using Gratitude Everyday

Today, let’s talk about gratitude. In my opinion, gratitude is one of the most life changing qualities and it is easily obtained. Unfortunately, it is also one that is easily forgotten. There are two types of gratitude, outward gratitude and inward gratitude. Outward gratitude you express to others, in…

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White Bean and Spring Pea Salad

Growing up I never liked peas. I think it may be because I always was subjected to the canned or frozen variety. Ever since then I have just had it in my head that I don’t like peas. However, my tastes have definitely changed since my childhood. I…

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