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B: Foodie

Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Category: B: Foodie

End of Summer Easy Tomato Ricotta Toast

End of Summer Easy Tomato Ricotta Toast

Anyone else running into extra tomatoes from the garden? I love this time of year, although it definitely takes getting creative with ingredients. I recently made pickled jalapeños and just started throwing ingredients from the fridge in with them so they didn’t go bad! Another […]

We’ve baked too much during quarantine and might just pair some wine with it!

We’ve baked too much during quarantine and might just pair some wine with it!

We’ve been entertaining our kids, it’s time to do something fun for ourselves! Try these tasty wine pairings with easy baked goods. The baking keeps the kids happy and the wine keeps you sane

Easy burrito bowls and wine pairing

Easy burrito bowls and wine pairing

I resisted the instant pod fad for so long and now I’ve been wishing I hadn’t!  This baby has saved my grain game.  It used to be hit or miss whether or not my rice came out right, and the pans never stood a chance […]

Tips to easily find season friendly wine and my favorite fall to winter pairings and recipes

Tips to easily find season friendly wine and my favorite fall to winter pairings and recipes

Fall seems to have left us pretty quickly here in MN. In my mind, as soon as the first snow flies, it’s time to start feeling all the Christmas joy. Since we’ve officially had our first snow, I figured it’s a good time to share […]

Sparkling Grapefruit Margarita and Pineapple Rice Bowls

Sparkling Grapefruit Margarita and Pineapple Rice Bowls

I am finally hopping on here again after a few week hiatus!  I often start my blogs like that but I want to point it out since it speaks to what I am trying to be all about which is, giving myself grace to not […]

Fourth of July fun; 4 fruits, 5 ways!

Fourth of July fun; 4 fruits, 5 ways!

There is little more nerve racking to me than waste.  It’s an awful complex to have ha ha I’m sure it sounds cost effective and environmentally sound but if you ask my family about some of the random meals they’ve been forced to endure because […]

Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites

Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites

Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   This easy recipe is great when you have a sweet tooth or need a little extra energy in the morning! Author: Jenny Broden Recipe type: Snack Ingredients ½ Cup […]

Mother’s Day French Toast, Orange Whipped Cream and Wine Pairing

Mother’s Day French Toast, Orange Whipped Cream and Wine Pairing

It’s been a while since I’ve hopped on here but things are finally starting to find a rhythm in my life and I’m taking full advantage to get on here and share the things I love. Writing is so therapeutic and food & wine for […]

Cucumber Tomato Salad and more…

Cucumber Tomato Salad and more…

Every year I plant a small garden. It feels great to eat from what we’ve grown and it saves some money when the crop finally comes in. However, it always comes in bulk, so I’m left scrambling for ideas to do with it all!! Here […]

Secrets to a casual baby shower – Build your own Crepe Bar

Secrets to a casual baby shower – Build your own Crepe Bar

I recently had the pleasure of hosting a casual baby shower for a good friend of mine, who happens to be due with baby number 1, just two weeks before I have baby number 2!!!  It was soooo much fun but it would not have […]