10 PDX coffee shops you must try

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Coffee is really big in Portland. Why shouldn’t it be? It’s practically a staple in many people’s lives, and Portland has some great shops that offer freshly roasted coffee and great food pairings. Everyone knows of the Starbucks, Seattle’s Best, and the Dunkin’ Donuts of the country, but there is so much more that’s local […]

Happy Cheese Lover’s Day! Restaurant Recipe: Subway White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Cookie recipe


Most people I know love some kind of cheese. How could they not? It’s delicious, full of calcium, and overall just fantastic stuff. My favorite kind of cheese is cheese cake because, duh. When Subway started making their white chocolate raspberry cheesecake cookies, I had every excuse in the book as to why I needed […]

Homemade tortilla chips

homemade tortilla chips

Tortilla chips are a staple in many homes because they have so many purposes. When they are deep fried, they aren’t really all that great for you and they can also be easily made at home. Here’s how to make your own baked tortilla chips right in your own kitchen. PrintHomemade tortilla chips Ingredients1 12-oz […]

Harry Potter’s Butterbeer for Hot Buttered Rum Day

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Today is Hot Buttered Rum Day, but I thought I would go with a safe option for anyone that feels like participating. This butterbeer recipe has been widely talked about, and everyone knows of it from the Harry Potter books and movies. There are so many recipes available that claim to be “the one” that […]

Broccoli Chicken and cheesy rice recipe

broccoli chicken and cheese rice

I like easy recipes that I know my family is actually going to eat. That’s always the key thing about most anything that I make is that it needs to be something that my family will actually eat. Hubs isn’t that picky as long as I don’t put cilantro in dishes, but the kiddo has […]

Easy Creasent Roll Cinnamon Rolls at Home

Creasant roll cinnamon rolls

I don’t honestly know a single person that I’ve met that doesn’t love cinnamon rolls. While most people end up buying theirs from a restaurant or bakery, or buying a can or freezer package of cinnamon rolls to make at home, they don’t care for them for one reason or another. Whether it’s because there […]

Muchas Gracias Restaurant Review

Muchas Gracias

When I lived in Washington, there was this awesome restaurant chain all over my neighborhood called Muchas Gracias. I’ve only ever seen them in Vancouver, WA and 2 in Portland where I live now. Luckily for me, there is one right down the road from my house. This is the closest to REAL Mexican food […]

5 Winter Treats You Shouldn’t Miss in Winter

winter treats

Winter is full of several treats that are hard to find any other time of year. If you miss them, often times, you have to wait a whole year before you can find them again unless you order these yummy treats special, which can be costly, really fast. Most people have a favorite winter treat […]

I Heart Food is on Yummly!

yummly post

Last year, I did a lot of experimenting with this blog, trying to figure out what worked and what didn’t. There were some ups but there were also a lot of downs. Many changes, and simply experimenting to find what was working for me and what I could do away with. I think I’ve pretty […]

Easy cut-out shortbread sprinkle cookies for Valentine’s Day

Heart shaped cookies in red, pink, and lavender

I hope by now, it no longer comes as a surprise to you there there is a national day of (insert food) day nearly everyday. Everyday, you say? Erryday. For me, this is great, because it gives me a specific thing I can share and write about without having to think about it. I’m a […]

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