Category Archives: RECIPES

Peanut Butter + Toasted Coconut Protein Bites @themerrythought

Peanut Butter + Toasted Coconut Protein Bites

This past week has been pretty tough for me with the (mostly) no refined sugar/healthier eating that I’ve decidedView full post »

Blueberry Spinach Smoothie @themerrythought

Blueberry Spinach Smoothie

Hey 2018! We’re back from our holiday break and looking forward to lots of fun to come this year! The beginningView full post »

Eggnog Glazed Donuts @themerrythought

Eggnog Glazed Donuts

Apparently I’m really into fancying up store bought treats this season. But I think that’s a good thing.View full post »

Pomegranate Brie Crostini @themerrythought

Pomegranate Brie Crostini

Christmas is quickly approaching – each year I vow to do better in prepping for it to try to keep things moreView full post »

Sugared Cranberries @themerrythought

Sugared Cranberries

Sugared cranberries are a favorite to make for the holidays. They’re super easy – it’s just 3View full post »

Persimmon Pomegranate Mocktail @themerrythought

Persimmon Pomegranate Mocktail

In October, we attended a local event here in Rochester, Modern Minimal Entertaining + Mocktail Merriment, hosted byView full post »

Pear and Thyme Crostini @themerrythought

Pear and Thyme Crostini with Citrus Ginger Cheese

Back with another crostini recipe. I hope you enjoy these appetizers as much as I do. It’s bread + cheese + someView full post »

Pumpkin Pop Tarts with Maple Icing @themerrythought

Pumpkin Pop Tarts with Maple Icing

Homemade pop tarts are one of my favorite breakfast treats! They are a little more involved than opening a package ofView full post »

Apple Cider Floats @themerrythought

Apple Cider Floats

September through November, apple cider is the drink of choice around here! And ice cream is always a dessert ofView full post »

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie @themerrythought

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

One of our favorite desserts is the No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Pie, it’s incredibly easy and incrediblyView full post »

Apple, Gorgonzola & Bacon Crostini @themerrythought

Apple, Gorgonzola & Bacon Crostini

This time of year, I’m all about those apples. I’m wanting to make all the apple recipes, as well asView full post »

Baked Rosemary & Garlic Brie with Roasted Potatoes @themerrythought

Baked Rosemary & Garlic Brie with Roasted Potatoes

A few years ago I saw a friend dipping roasted fingerling potatoes into a pile of cheesy goodness while we were out atView full post »

Apple Crumble Pie @themerrythought

Apple Crumble Pie

This pie is Mike’s favorite dessert. I guess I lied last year when I shared that his favorite was apple crisp. IView full post »

Lavender Cardamom Fizz

Last winter at one of the coffee shops in Rochester I tried a lavender cardamom steamer and from then on I would go outView full post »

Rhubarb Collins Mocktail

You may have noticed that we took some time off of our mocktail series this year – we were working on a littleView full post »