Home Canning 101

Water Bath Canning: Tips and tricks to home canning.

With the farmer’s markets and road stands bursting with juicy ripe produce, now is the perfect time to capture a bit of summer in a jar for the cooler months of winter. One great way to do this is with home canning, which makes for the perfect homemade food gift! Here’s a quick summary on how to get started. Continue reading

5 Father’s Day Labels with Recipe Ideas

Father's Day Labels

Surprise Dad with some delicious homemade food gifts adorned with these great looking gift labels, made just for Father’s Day! For this special occasion, I’ve gathered a roster of some of my favorite artists from around to web who have generously posted their labels and ideas (for free) for you to use. Continue reading

Mega Omega Trail Mix

Mega Omega Trail Mix: A healthy recipe full of Omega-3's for people on the go!

This recipe for your own homemade “mega omega” trail mix is not only perfect for a quick snack on the go, it’s also packed full of nutritious treats. By adding together some of nature’s top foods that are high in Omega-3′s – like walnuts and cranberries – this recipe has selected only the best-of-the-best super food ingredients to give you a great source of healthy energy. Continue reading

Marshmallow Pops

These easy Marshmallow Pops look like cute little cupcakes on a stick!

This recipe for Marshmallow Pops is one of the easiest yet visually impressive homemade food gifts that you can make in a jiffy! What I love about them the most is that they look like cute little cupcakes on a stick. With just a few simple ingredients, these marshmallow pops are easier to make than cake pops, and are perfect for any occasion. Continue reading

Vegetarian Samosas

Good luck stopping at just one bite! :)

Be prepared to amaze your tastebuds with these authentic vegetarian samosas, which are baked and based on my friend Naminder’s Punjabi family recipe! Along with some beautiful samosa packaging ideas by Mustaali Raj, this vegetarian recipe would be a unique gift for anyone who loves Indian food and appreciates exciting flavors. Continue reading

Floral Herbal Tea

Floral Herbal Tea: A perfect homemade gift and recipe for everything from Mother's Day to Wedding Favors!

If you’re looking for something beautiful and unique, check out this delicious recipe for Floral Herbal Tea, made from edible flowers! With a soothing and fragrant floral flavor, this is the perfect gift for Mother’s Day and tea lovers everywhere! Continue reading

Rose Petal Sugar Cubes + FREE Giveaway!

Homemade Rose Petal Sugar Cubes

Want the perfect Mother’s Day gift or wedding favor? Then look no further than this recipe for homemade Rose Petal Sugar Cubes. And to make them even sweeter, be sure enter for a chance to win a beautiful silicon mold to create some gorgeous shapes from the N.Y. Cake Company! Continue reading