Cauliflower Rice Gratin with Kale and Leeks

Cauliflower Rice Gratin with Kale and Leeks - the perfect easy, vegetarian Thanksgiving side | PDXfoodlove

This cheeeeeeeeeesy (but VEGGIE-PACKED!) side belongs on you holiday table!

Cooked up on November 1, 2017

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Passionfruit Chocolate Mini Ice Cream Cakes featuring Sorbabes

Passionfruit Mini Ice Cream Cakes | PDXfoodlove

Anybody else out there get super nostalgic for ice cream cake? Try my mini version with a grown up twist 🙂

Cooked up on September 13, 2017

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Five Ideas for Low Key Backyard Summer Fun

Five Ideas for Low Key Backyard Summer Fun, featuring IZZE's brand new organic sparkling water | PDXfoodlove

Here are a couple of my ideas for getting together with friends and keeping things chill, spontaneous and fun without leaving your own backyard.

Cooked up on July 29, 2015

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Peanut Butter Oreo Cookie Balls

Peanut Butter Oreo Cookie Balls | PDXfoodlove

And now for something completely different! When I got an email from Yummly and Oreo asking if I was interested in playing with their classic Oreo cookie ball recipe, I had a few ideas. Maybe I could make them look like ornaments? This was “Plan A” until I realized that instead I could turn the […]

Cooked up on December 10, 2013

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White Chocolate Cherry Almond Teacakes

White Chocolate Cherry Almond Teacakes | PDXfoodlove

It is the day after Thanksgiving and I’m already making Christmas cookies. I am totally OK with that. This recipe is actually a special one that I’m testing for a contest! My friend Missy Maki asked people to send in their best holiday cookie recipe way back in October. We all received a recipe from […]

Cooked up on November 29, 2013

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Taste Test: Panera’s Revamped Soup Menu

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be selected to go in and try out Panera’s soup menu, so my boss/friend Sarah and I headed to the Panera in Beaverton for lunch. Panera was always a favorite of mine. When I was in cross country in high school, we frequently met at the […]

Cooked up on December 19, 2012

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