Mama's Twig & Blossoms Blog

Golden Milk

There are days when I have to flat out give myself a high five for a job well done and it feels sooo good! Today is one of those days. I, perhaps like many of you, have a whole lis...

Best Lemon Curd EVER!

It's Good Friday, which means (among many other beautiful things) that my kiddos have the day off from school. It's a special day, to be sure. Though for my kids, at the young age ...

Thai-Inspired Noodle Soup

Baby it's COLD outside! These are the days, friends, that I want a delicious soup to warm me from the inside out, but to be honest, I'm tired of cream-based soups. So as of late I'...

Pico de Gallo

  Do you remember a couple weeks ago when I posted about our yummy Mexican rice? It was a hit, even with the kids, so today we busted out the oil bottles once again when making Pic...

Mexican Rice

  One of my goals for the new year is to cook more from scratch. I know, it's super easy to run by the bakery for a baguette, but making my own somehow feels so accomplished. Plus ...

Carrot Juice Pulp Muffins

We love to make fresh juice and have tried various recipes over the years to use the pulp leftover from juicing. My family has gamely tried countless varieties of raw crackers (som...

Taco Rice Bowl

I love to make my family healthy meals, but let's face it, fast and easy meals are where it's at. Nowadays, though, it's never been so easy to marry fast and easy with healthy, and...

Dandelion Pesto

Many, MANY years ago my sister made Dandelion Wine. There was some unfortunate sediment, and it wasn't the most delicious beverage, but it was the first time that I became aware of...

White Beans with Rosemary

OK friends, it's been a few weeks since I've posted (but since then we've visited several additional states, so....) and I thought I'd treat you to one of my favorite recipes for t...

Pickled Beets with Fresh Mozzarella

I have not always loved beets. In fact, I still do not always love beets. But this amazing dish, to which I was introduced about 6 years ago, had me moving forward in relationship ...

Chocolate Orange Brownies

Have you ever tried those orange-shaped chocolates that usually come out around this time of year? You know, they have segments, taste like an orange (OK, they taste like chocolate...

Lemon Blueberry Smoothie

OK, for the second recipe post in a row, you might feel like I'm cheating a bit (traveling!). But again, I implore you to give it a try, it's so good! And I'll give you something a...

Basil Hummus

This "recipe" is going to leave you thinking I don't take seriously my commitment to post a tasty new recipe more often than not. I do, friends, believe me, and if you trust me for...

Moroccan Rice

Last week (er, maybe it was the week before) I shared with you a recipe for Moroccan Chicken with Lemon and Olives. The flavors of the chicken were so incredible that I wanted to r...

Moroccan Chicken with Lemon & Olives

The traditional gift for a 6th anniversary is candy/iron (an odd combination, if you ask me) and it just so happened that during this period of time in our marriage, my husband and...

Paleo Lemon & Blueberry Scones

This recipe is one of our favorites for breakfast (or afternoon tea) and I couldn't be happier that Cassy Joy from Fed and Fit was so willing to let me share the goodness! It's c...

A Word to the Wise about Cooking with Essential Oils

We LOVE to cook with Essential Oils!!! Has there been a learning curve? Yes, yes there has been. But once you get the hang of the "how," it's both easy and fun, and of course...tas...