All in Recipe Video

Homemade Pesto with Basil and Pine Nuts

This week, I’m using my new mortar and pestle to make homemade pesto with basil and pine nuts. This recipe calls for fresh ingredients that make for a delicious sauce, spread, or dip. I love the garlicky flavor and deliciousness. Plus, you get a good work-out pulverizing the ingredients. Watch the video and download the recipe card to see how it’s made.

Homemade Hummus

An easy, homemade hummus that will impress your friends and family! Start with fresh ingredients and improvise with your final toppings to create a delicious homemade hummus recipe. Great to take as a healthy snack for work, or to pack with you for a party. Watch the video and download the recipe card to see how to make it.

Homemade Purple Cabbage Coleslaw

This week I’m tackling a recipe from my “to-made” list with homemade purple cabbage coleslaw. Fresh grated veggies, two types of cabbage, vinegar and mayo — read my thoughts about the final recipe, tips for making it, and watch the video! Share your favorite coleslaw recipe, I’d love to hear how you approach this classic dish.

Vegan Fig Newton Energy Balls

Sticking to my New Year’s resolution to eat more whole foods — I’ve decided to follow the recipe from @onelastbite_ to create these raw, vegan fig newton energy balls. Made with dried fruits and nuts these energy balls are healthy and perfect morning commutes. Check out how I made them and my thoughts about the final product.

Vegetarian Pitas with Roasted Cauliflower

Keeping up with my New Year’s resolutions: to eat real, whole foods — thoughtfully. Vegetarian pitas with roasted cauliflower are healthy and bold. This recipe offers shawarma-style seasonings, fresh herbs, and my favorite toppings. It is a great meal for a group or weekend dinner. Watch the video to see how it’s made!

Snowball Cookies

Also known as Mexican wedding cookies, Russian tea cakes, and snowball cookies — I tried these for the first time several years ago, and fell in love. These powdered sugar cookies are decadent! They call for one bowl and lots of butter, and are a great holiday dessert.

Leftover Ham Bone Soup

Inspired by my grandmother’s use of the leftover Christmas ham, I decided to create my version of her soup. Using the ham bone from our breakfast, I created an easy, one-pot, leftover ham bone soup, perfect for lunch or dinner. Check it out!

Easy Pumpkin Soup

This week, I decided to use the leftover pumpkin puree from my pumpkin whoopie pie recipe and make an easy pumpkin soup. Perfect for an impressive first course or as the main entree, this one-pot soup is an easy weeknight meal.

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Inspired by on-the-go Halloween treats, I decided to take a classic East Coast dessert and put a fall twist: Pumpkin whoopie pies! Learn how to make these delicious treats, rich with fall flavors like cinnamon, pumpkin, nutmeg and cream cheese frosting!

The Pioneer Woman's Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Starting with a large container of whole wheat biscuits, I was reminded of a delicious breakfast I had with my best friend during our trip to Massachusetts. This week, I decided to re-create the Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, by following The Pioneer Woman’s recipe. Quick, one-skillet cooking for a hearty dish, you’ll want to try this one!

Julia Child's French Onion Soup

The temperature in New Jersey this week finally dropped into fall. Heavy rain and overcast skies took over a few days this week, causing the bearable 60-degree weather to feel cold and raw. Inspired by Julia Child (after watching Julie & Julia last week), I decided that I was going to make soup: French onion!

Strawberry & Cream Hand Pies

Creamy vanilla filling, fresh strawberries, and small little pockets — this week, I’m excited to make an on-the-go dessert. These strawberry and cream hand pies are great for a morning commute or with a cup of coffee. Customize the recipe based on your favorite flavors or try making my version!

Cinnamon Knots with Cream Cheese Icing

After a long wedding weekend and a hectic Monday at work, I came home craving something sweet and warm. Inspired by Pinterest, I decided to make cinnamon knots with cream cheese icing (basically, an imperfect version of cinnamon rolls). Steaming from the oven with tangy icing, these cinnamon knots were what I needed after a long day!

Homemade Potato Gnocchi

Another recipe “first” this week — making homemade pasta! And not just any pasta, gnocchi. Pillow-y dumplings perfect for summer sauces and fall weather. I’m excited to tackle my first time making homemade potato gnocchi, and see where I can grow the recipe from here. Check it out!

Blueberry Scones with Glaze

I can finally check scones off of my culinary “to-do” list. Using fresh blueberries I bought at a farmer’s market, and blending my creativity with ingredients, I’m excited to share a blueberry scone with glaze and blueberry sauce. Light and delicious! A great treat for your morning commute or for sitting and reading a book with a cup of tea.