Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Category: B: Foodie

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 […]

Strawberry Caprese Salad and Sparkling Rose

Strawberry Caprese Salad and Sparkling Rose

Summer is in full force and so is this pregnancy!  My favorite part about summer is having friends and family over on the patio, food and wine pairings with ingredients fresh from the garden, or a nice glass of wine on a hot summer night, […]

Summer Vegetable Soup paired with ONEHOPE Italian Presecco

Summer Vegetable Soup paired with ONEHOPE Italian Presecco

Food and wine pairing is not something I was always great at, or even worried about.  Truth be told, I really became the most educated after I started with ONEHOPE Wine.  I have always been a huge foodie, meaning I love to try new foods […]

Sparkling Sorbet Float

Sparkling Sorbet Float

Sparkling Rose Float   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Total time 5 mins   Make your brunch extra fancy with this sparkling sorbet float!! Author: Jessica Recipe type: Drinks Ingredients ONEHOPE Wine North Coast Sparkling Rose Your choice raspberry or strawberry sorbet Fresh raspberries […]

New Year’s Eve Spritzer

New Year’s Eve Spritzer

If it’s not been obvious by now, Champagne is my go to drink.  I love it for so many reasons.  The bubbles are refreshing, it’s light, and it’s perfect for every occasion.  I catch a lot of flack for it but hey, I’m just fancy […]

Three Alternatives to Coffee Creamer

Three Alternatives to Coffee Creamer

If you’re anything like me it’s the week before Christmas and you’re running out of steam. Between the Christmas shopping, holiday parties, tying up loose ends at work before a long weekend all while maintaining the household. You are TIRED! When I am tired, I […]

Zucchini Lasagna for the Vegetarian and Carnivore

Zucchini Lasagna for the Vegetarian and Carnivore

Each recipe is finished with a wine pairing… see below!! This recipe can be made 3 ways!  With or without meat or just like I have to make it at home… half and half 🙂  Some may not be a fan of their non meat […]

ONEHOPE Creamy Champagne HO HO Cocktail

ONEHOPE Creamy Champagne HO HO Cocktail

  The holiday season… for me this means September 1st to January 2nd… it truly is my favorite time of year.  It’s full of family, friends, good food/drinks, and more.  There really seems to be a magic in the air that most people catch.  It’s […]