Turning Gia Gia's delicious stove-top recipe into a slow cooker recipe scored a major win in my book.

Quite possibly one of my favorite cravings courtesy of the Cheesecake Factory, the Santorini Farro Salad is pure genius and always a must. Described as a fresh light combination of Farro, cucumbers, tomatoes, beets, red onion, feta cheese and Tzatziki tossed with a vinaigrette, it's simple, hearty and satisfying year round.

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Life most definitely is a gift and I am truly blessed to have two of the most amazing parents. They’re my rock, my inspiration, my North Star, my compass. They’re what grounds me. As I transitioned into adulthood and motherhood, I’m able to recognize and truly appreciate everything they’ve done for me; the sacrifices, the... Continue Reading →

I’m challenging myself to put my Pinterest boards to the ultimate test; scour Pinterest for energy-efficient, nutritious and most importantly delicious fall and winter recipes. It’s no secret that pumpkin is the latest fall flavor craze. Did you know there's even a National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day? As a tribute to this tasty treat, I wanted to... Continue Reading →

I always tell my friends and family how easy it is to save energy at home. Electricity powers our daily routine in so many ways. It’s a major part of all our lives, which is why using it efficiently is so important. In most cases, small changes in your daily routine can add up to... Continue Reading →

It's that time of year, the weather is heating up and it's about time I get my grill on. Keep the heat outside where it belongs and your kitchen cool and comfy by preparing lunch or dinner outdoors. This time I’m making an easy side dish: grilled corn. Fresh corn on the cob is a... Continue Reading →

I avoid the kitchen during the spring and summer like the plague – and for good reason. Grilled food is my favorite, and I like soaking up the fresh air and sunshine when possible. I can watch my munchkin play on the patio all while whipping up a quick and easy dinner. The added bonus... Continue Reading →

One of my favorite go-to side dishes is grilled potatoes. It really doesn’t get much easier. This recipe is packed with flavor, is inexpensive and simple to prepare. All you need is aluminum foil, potatoes, a sweet onion, butter, olive oil, salt and pepper. Grilled potatoes Ingredients: 6 red potatoes 1 small or medium sweet... Continue Reading →

Warmer weather has arrived, and it’s time to fire up the grill. Did you know that using the grill is more efficient than using the stovetop or oven? Not only are you saving energy in the kitchen, but you’re also not adding extra heat to your house. It’s a win-win. Most importantly, it’s delicious! I’ll... Continue Reading →

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