Publications

Decadent Hot Chocolate

Decadent Hot Chocolate

As the weather changes from cool to cold, you’ll need a delicious and easy recipe for Decadent Hot Chocolate to warm you up. Made with heavy cream, milk and two kinds of chocolate your belly will love you for it! Yes, you can take the easy way out and buy […]

Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Soup in a Pumpkin Bowl

Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Soup in a Pumpkin Bowl

Warm up with a delicious bowl of Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Soup in a Pumpkin Bowl! Full of fall flavors and served in these adorable Pumpkin Bowls your guests are going to think you’re amazing!   Check out Shanghai Family Magazine’s October Issue for this delicious recipe and more exciting information on […]

Vegetable Ranch Tortilla Pizzas

Vegetable Ranch Tortilla Pizzas

Vegetable Ranch Tortilla Pizzas with Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix is a fun and delicious way to get your kids to eat their vegetables. Loaded with colorful vegetables and cheddar cheese these pizzas are going to be a hit at your house! And the Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix is so scrumptious that […]

Ultimate Apple Nachos

Ultimate Apple Nachos

The second recipe for Shanghai Family Magazine September issue Snack Attack article! Everyone loves nachos with tortilla chips and cheese, but did you know you could take the same nacho concept and turn it into a delicious sweet treat that no child can resist? Cut apples into wedges and drizzle with your favorite […]

Peach and Blueberry Fruit Roll Ups

Peach and Blueberry Fruit Roll Ups

Have you gotten your hands on Shanghai Family Magazine’s September issue yet? You’ll find my first full article in there- Back to School Snacks! It was a deliciously fun article to create! I hope you enjoy the next 4 tasty recipes. Recipe 1: Peach and Blueberry Fruit Roll Ups! Who doesn’t remember […]

Shanghai Family Magazine: Sun Dried Tomato and Olive Cheeseball

Shanghai Family Magazine: Sun Dried Tomato and Olive Cheeseball

I find myself hosting more gatherings in Shanghai than I did in any other place I lived. Between book club, neighborhood potlucks and kids parties there always seems to be a reason to make something delicious to serve to family and friends. Personally I’m a salty snacker. I love dips and spreads […]

Shanghai Family Magazine: Kumquat Strawberry Popsicles

Shanghai Family Magazine: Kumquat Strawberry Popsicles

Nothing beats the Shanghai heat better than popsicles by the pool, so for the June/July issue of Shanghai Family Magazine I created a unique and easy recipe for Kumquat Strawberry Popsicles.  There’s no denying, Shanghai gets hot in the summer! My family’s first year here we did not leave until mid […]

Shanghai Family Magazine No Bake Layered Lemon Cheesecake

Shanghai Family Magazine No Bake Layered Lemon Cheesecake

When most expats miss home and are feeling nostalgic they start thinking of the foods that bring them closer to the happy memories that are so far away. Or at least I do! The Lemon Dessert makes me feel nostalgic for my yearly coming home party hosted by my parents. My mom always makes her famous dessert. And I always eat my fair share of it!