All posts tagged: recipes

She Be Kale-in It | Kate Van Horn

I’m Kate and I believe that through a balanced lifestyle, we as individuals can thrive. I have always been passionate about health and wellness. My love for vegan foods and mindful living started from a place of compassion both for myself and others. I have overcome struggles in the past, and have utilized that strength to find what brings me passion and joy. I currently use my creativity through cooking, photographing and writing about my food to not only help others interested, but also to hold myself accountable and focused on my recovery.

Sneak Preview: Joconde Cakes.

Originally posted on CREATOR & CURATOR:
Call it what you want: ‘multi-tiered‘ or ‘multi-layered‘. It is still a ‘cake‘. | Photo by La Bamboche Weddings. When I was introduced to someone who bakes macarons, little did I know that she bakes joconde cakes too! Otherwise known as ‘opera cakes‘. Yep. I only knew this recently and with that little titbit of knowledge, I made an order for a slice of green tea and black sesame flavoured joconde cake, on top of having three more macarons delivered to my home. Let me tell you a bit about these multi-layered cakes, and once I have eaten it, I will share my experiences with you. Until then, here is a short history of the joconde cake: According to Wikipedia: The joconde cake is a French type of cake, and can also be called an ‘opéra cake’. It is made using several thin layers of almond sponge cake soaked in coffee syrup, layered with ganache and coffee buttercream, before being covered in a chocolate glaze. According to Larousse Gastronomique:…

Happy Fry-Day!

Originally posted on simonemckenna.com:
With one blog post I am going to make your Friday go from Fri-Day to Fry-Yay! You heard it here first Perth-ites… Lord of the Fries is bringing it’s delicious fries with a side of burgers to the people of Perth! That’s right! After months of requests, the Lords will be opening the doors to their first West Coast store in late 2015. Although I can’t tell you the exact date or location just yet, I can tell you that it will be in the Perth CBD and by following simonemckenna.com you will be the first to hear all about the new store and  grand opening! If you’re not familiar with the Lords, the idea was born from late night snack excursions in 2004, where founders Mark and Mandy met while living in Taiwan. Their love of fries (and each other) drew them closer, while their conscience led them to look for alternate solutions to the chemical and beef tallow laden options on the market. They were seeking perfection in the form of golden and crunchy fries that used…

O So Vogue | Kat Sladic

Hi! My name is Kat Sladic and I made this blog to inspire and help people out all over the world by giving simple and easy tips about beauty and fashion, to get yourself looking great, fuss-free.  I also wanted to share some of my lifestyle, which includes staying healthy, recipe ideas and places I’ve traveled! As it’s been described before, O so Vogue has a bit of everything for everyone!

Pillsbury Funfetti Gluten Free Cake and Cupcake Mix

Originally posted on Gluten Free Carolina Girl: Pillsbury has made some great gluten free products over the last few years. I especially enjoy how easy it is to make their tasty gluten free chocolate chip cookies. Recently Pillsbury started offering two new gluten free “Funfetti” options – cake mix and cookie mix! If you grew up eating Pillsbury cake, you probably had the Funfetti cake mix which contains colorful bits of candy. In celebration of a recent birthday, we made the Pillsbury Funfetti Gluten Free Cake and Cupcake Mix. Read more…

Dirty Shirley

It’s a Saturday. Whether you’re drinking now or later tonight this is a good drink to know. If you like to have something to sip that’s easy to make, you need a Dirty Shirley! Here’s what you need: Vodka Grenadine Sprite, Ginger Ale, or Seltzer Water Maraschino Cherries Here’s what to do: Pour 1-2 oz. of Vodka into a cup. Add in 1-3 oz. of grenadine. Fill the rest with Sprite, Ale, or Seltzer. Drop in as many cherries as you want. Enjoy! Pizza, Netflix, and Happiness. Mei. Share your favorite drink recipes below or send them to gumblogging@gmail.com.