Author Archives: Elle

About Elle

I love to write and I love to cook. When I'm hit with a sudden inspiration of ideas and thoughts I take to the kitchen. Whether I'm at my stove or my computer I let this inspiration take flight and try to craft real life recipes and stories to intrigue.

Time flies and Spring has arrived

It seems like just yesterday I was writing about the chilly New England weather. True to the Northeast, spring has officially sprung and I must say I’m not hating this warmer weather. In fact it’s downright perfect.  Brisk mornings are … Continue reading

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Quinoa Bowls for the win

As we emerge into Spring I crave lighter foods.  This quinoa bowl is light while still being hearty and its variety of toppings will fuel you through even the busiest of work days. What I really like about quinoa bowls … Continue reading

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Avo Toast, Blood Orange & an Egg….or 2…

There is always an egg…seriously…. 98% of my breakfasts start with an egg, and if I wasn’t trying to be innovative I would hit a hot 100%.  A+ anyone? I’ll take it. More often than not when I hear people … Continue reading

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Cupcakes, Friends & being Grateful

If moods could be predicted like the weather today mine would be gray and dreary. Fortunately, that this is not the case.  Rather than storming into Monday morning, I’m slowly easing my way into the day with my morning cup … Continue reading

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Chia Pudding & Microwave Photo Shoots

Today as I pulled my “antique” (okay, just very old) microwave out from under the kitchen island and groggily dragged it in front of my slider to obtain natural light, I momentarily paused and considered myself to be mildly crazy. … Continue reading

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Spiced Pear Tea Cake & Food with Friends

How does one top off a terrific dinner with friends?  The food was delicious, the wine delightful and the company superb.   To finish off a great evening I decided to make a Spiced Pear Tea Cake. Over the years, I’ve … Continue reading

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Flower Power Salads & Coloring Your Plate

Today I’m throwing it back to one of my favorite salads I made last summer.  If you noticed, I’ve been missing the warmer weather in general lately. Spring and summer spark not only a time of warmer weather but bring … Continue reading

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