Adding fresh lemon to homemade cinnamon rolls is a great way to infuse a cozy classic with a little sunshine— perfect for transitioning to spring!

Lemon Cinnamon Rolls |

I have had such a hankering for warm gooey cinnamon rolls the last week or so. But with the return of warmer weather, blossoming trees and the official start of spring right around the corner, I’m also ready to move on from my go-to comforts of fall and winter. I want bright!happy! flavors.

So what’s a gal to do?

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A light and simple salad with dynamite flavors— roasted asparagus, fresh avocado and mixed greens tossed together with a homemade lemon-parmesan vinaigrette.

Roasted Asparagus and Avocado Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette |

I discovered this salad shortly after John was born, almost 3 years ago and it’s been a favorite spring and summertime weekday lunch ever since. I look forward to the return of fresh and affordable asparagus to my supermarket for this very reason. Continue Reading…


BLT fixings combine with egg salad to make one satisfying sandwich.

BLT Egg Salad Sandwiches |

I am currently on a sandwich bender. If it can fit in between two slices of bread, odds are I’ve turned it into sandwich and enjoyed it for lunch sometime in the recent past.

But no matter what crazy delicious combos I’ve come up with, a good BLT will always be my favorite, with homemade egg salad a very close second. Then yesterday I thought, why not combine the two? Continue Reading…