If you love beets, you will love this colorful Blackberry Beet Salad with Blackberry Balsamic Dressing. And if you don't, this just might change your mind.

Blackberry Beet Salad with Blackberry Balsamic Dressing

There are certain foods that seem to create divides so magnificent, you would think that the Grand Canyon erupted the moment you mention it. Okra, for example. Mushrooms. Tapioca. Anything that involves that – dare I say...

You're going to be tempted to double dip into this Pappadew Pepper Cauliflower Hummus!

Pappadew Pepper Cauliflower Hummus

How do you start your morning? Would you say you have a morning routine? I always find it fascinating – and inspiring – to read about how “successful” people and busy entrepreneurs start their day. A morning...

Five Little Things - March 4, 2016: Meyer Lemons

Five Little Things

Five Little Things I loved this week: 1. Citrus Surprises This beautiful, fragrant batch of Meyer lemons was a welcome surprise from a good friend — oh, I can’t wait to do something fun with them! What...

Making Time for Snacking with Hillshire Snacking.

Making Time for Snacking + Scenes from Hillshire Snacking Snack Week

Make time for snacking with an elevated snack experience! This post is brought to you in partnership with Hillshire Snacking. It’s no secret that life changes when you become a mom. I remember the words of wisdom...

Put the slow cooker to work and make these delicious Filipino Adobo-style Pulled Pork Sandwiches!

Slow Cooker Filipino Adobo-style Pulled Pork Sandwiches

In our little sleepy – but tug-on-your-heartstrings-adorable – town in the suburbs of San Francisco, there is a little village theatre tucked in a tree shaded spot downtown that is home to local productions. It’s a place...

Fresh and wholesome Naked Cold Pressed Juices are a delicious way to drink your fruits and veggies!

Naked Cold Pressed Juice

We all have little rituals – those customs that we turn to, often daily, that bring a little sanity to our day. Maybe it starts with that cup of morning coffee that you brew before the sun...

Mealtime with this easy recipe for Kale and Shrimp Scampi means (almost) instant gratification.

Simple Sundays | Kale and Shrimp Scampi

“Back in my day.” That used to be something “old” people say. But I found myself saying to my son, “Back in my day, I had to wait a whole week for a new episode to watch...

Five Little Things - February 19 2016 | www.kitchenconfidante.com

Five Little Things

Five Little Things I loved this week: 1. Fueling up for the Day Between strong coffee and wholesome breakfasts, you could say this week was all about morning fuel. But then again, so is every week! In...

Wholegrain waffles and eggs come together in this easy recipe for Waffle Breakfast Sandwich.

Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

The table was long, the metal foldable legs just as cold and unforgiving as the metal chairs pushed up against it, and you could feel the chill of the chair through my plaid uniform skirt — the...

Sips of traditional Vietnamese Iced Coffee bring a minute of peace to your day. Try this easy recipe made with a simple phin filter for an authentic taste of Vietnam.

Traditional Vietnamese Iced Coffee (Ca Phe Sua Da)

“If I pour your cup, that is friendship If I add your milk, that is manners If I stop there, claiming ignorance of taste, that is tea But if I measure the sugar to satisfy your expectant...

This indulgent Chocolate Coconut Oat Porridge is better for you than you think! Try this recipe for a wholesome start to your day.

Chocolate Coconut Oat Porridge

Chocolate Coconut Oat Porridge — this recipe is wholesome love by the spoonful. I have to get something off my chest. Nothing major, but just this: breakfast is the most romantic meal of the day. With all...

Honey Mustard Citrus Chicken with Mango Chutney are the simplest and brightest meal that will come out of your oven.

Honey Mustard Citrus Chicken with Mango Chutney

I remember the red velvet seats, the stage with its rows of brilliant brass, curvy violins, and the cacophony from tuning being oddly pleasant, despite the dissonance. I remember little Bobby K. sitting to my right, excitedly...

Cherry Nutella Scones are a sweet way to celebrate #WorldNutellaDay!

Five Little Things

Five little things I loved this week: 1. #WorldNutellaDay Could this be the sweetest day of the year? I’m planning on celebrating by revisiting some of my favorite Nutella recipes! As I go through all of them,...

Refresh and reenergize with this recipe for a Pineapple Smoothie Bowl! It's perfect for breakfast, after a workout, or anytime you want to recharge.

Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

Despite my best intentions, I fell off the wagon. What used to be simple routine – heading to the gym every day – got sideswiped by a demanding puppy, a terrible cough that kept me up at...

What goes best with sushi? The perfect sake, of course! I explore 3 delicious pairings.

Sushi and Sake: Perfectly Paired

This post is the second in a two part series, where I explore the art of teppanyaki and sushi and sake pairings at Benihana. There are two things that I love about living in this part of...