raspberry + cardamom semolina cake

i first attempted this cake about two years ago and the result was a little disastrous. it was one of my first attempts to make a recipe on my own and i really had no idea what i was doing! to top it off, my oven liked to burn things (side note, check your oven…

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quick lavender sugar

one of my favorite ways to elevate an old recipe into a newer + fresher version is by changing up the flavor profile. the easiest way to change up the flavor profile is through spices, extracts and dried flowers. lavender is one of those dried flowers/herbs that i used to shy away from, but now…

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tahini buttercream topped banana bread bars

where to start with these bars? they are literally one of my favorite things to bake, so for me that’s enough, but if you need a bit more convincing….they are easy enough to make, my kids routinely help me make (and let’s be honest, eat). did i mention they are beyond delicious?! for me, they…

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strawberry + lavender prosecco popsicles

my childhood favorite got a bit of a boozy upgrade, just in time for summer. prosecco + strawberries + a ridiculously simple to make lavender simple syrup is all you need! lightly tart, sweet, with floral notes of lavender and that unmistakable hint of prosecco. these popsicles are light, refreshing + impossibly easy to make.…

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do what you love…

and you’ll never work again. sure, itā€™s cliche, but for most of my adult life, i couldn’t relate to this on the most intimate level. life has a funny way of circling back and showing you where you need to go next. so here i am, in my 30’s, combining my love of food +…

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