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3 Things: Comfort Food (plus, a super easy recipe for Chicken Soup)

3 Things: Comfort Food (plus, a super easy recipe for Chicken Soup)

The days are shorter up here in New England and the nights are bitterly cold. It's kind of bleak! As I type this, there's 8 inches of the fluffy white stuff on the ground and this girl is going nowhere today. On top of that, I'm feeling a good mope coming on and the beginnings of a cold. Which means…
Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Snowball cookie recipe

Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Snowball cookie recipe

Cookies...we can't quit you. Yeah...we know. You ate your weight in cookies over the holidays. And you're probably all on the "get in shape for the new year" thing. But, wouldn't a cookie taste good right now? Just one lil' cookie... Snowballs, Sandies, Mexican Wedding Cookies, Italian Wedding Cookies...whatever name you know it by, this classic treat graces many a…
The Ever So Grateful Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipe

The Ever So Grateful Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipe

Are you as excited for all of the Thanksgiving food as we are? Bring on the turkey and stuffing and mashed potatoes! (Sure, and a vegetable…if we have to.) Thanksgiving is full of so much delicious butter-laden food, and that food deserves to be washed down with something equally delightful. Yes, wine is a safe go-to, but how about impressing…
Chorizo Breakfast Pizza recipe

Chorizo Breakfast Pizza recipe

An excuse to eat pizza in the morning? Yes, please. Pairing together two universally beloved things - pizza and brunch - can obviously only result in something even more amazing! Chorizo usually takes a back seat to breakfast meat numero uno (bacon) and the runner-up (sausage), but if you haven't been transformed back into a real human with the perfect…
Hawaiian Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe

Hawaiian Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe

Theme parties are the best. They really are. Anyone who disagrees might be secretly be a robot who is dead inside. Who doesn't love an excuse to go all out and play time traveler or a different person for a day? One of the great things about theme parties is that they really help narrow down your decision on what…
Flannel Pajamas – Whiskey Cocktail Recipe

Flannel Pajamas – Whiskey Cocktail Recipe

Here we are in the new year, trying our best to eat healthy and get fit after the indulgent season of everything delicious. (I ask you, how does anyone resist never-ending plates of cookies and peppermint-flavored everything? How?!) It's #newyearnewyou time, but in the midst of resolution season, when you're not quite far enough into the year to fall off…
The World’s Best Mayo Free Potato Salad Recipe

The World’s Best Mayo Free Potato Salad Recipe

Bold claim, but one bite and we think you'll agree! Between picnics and barbecues, potato salad is pretty much ubiquitous during summer. Traditional potato salads are mayo-based, but I think sometimes keeping things simple really is the best way. Nothing against mayo, but mayo-free versions give other flavors a chance to shine. This potato salad has a bright acidic tang…
Smoothie Recipes Cucumber, Kale and Black Cherry

Smoothie Recipes Cucumber, Kale and Black Cherry

Lately, at the Shay House, our go-to Summer Smoothie recipes involve cool cucumber, kale and frozen black cherries. It's super-tasty, so the little ones won't even know there are veggies in there! Need a quick healthy start to your day? Look no further. Ingredients 2 cups Lowfat Vanilla Yogurt 2 cups sliced Cucumber 2 cups Kale 2 cups frozen Black…
Easy Picnic Recipes: Pineapple Coleslaw

Easy Picnic Recipes: Pineapple Coleslaw

With BBQ Season in full-swing and July 4th just around the corner, I thought now would be the perfect time to share my family’s secret Pineapple Coleslaw recipe with you. With only a mere 5 ingredients, it whips up in a snap. And who doesn't love easy picnic recipes? It’s an adaptation of my Grandmother Kate’s recipe. However, she really…
The Best Hummus Pasta Salad Recipe

The Best Hummus Pasta Salad Recipe

Stop looking: You've found the best hummus pasta salad recipe Rather bold claims, I know. But make it and tell me you don’t agree. Appetizer, entrée, dessert. Been there, always do that. Are you having people over on July 4th? We (and Sabra) think hanging out with friends and family calls for celebration. It calls for an extra course! That’s…