Category Archives: Living in Elegant Simplicity

Low Carb Crackers

These Low Carb Crackers are perfect for Low Carb, Ketogenic, Gluten-Free and Paleo lifestyles! The easy recipe uses almond flour and a variety of seeds (or you can make them plain). You don’t have to skip the crackers this holiday! … Continue reading

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Cranberry Sangria Champagne Cocktail

This Cranberry Sangria Champagne Cocktail recipe will be your “go-to” holiday party drink. It makes pitchers full for a crowd; it’s really easy to prepare; it’s even easier to drink. Plus, it’s so pretty and festive! 

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Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies (#FBLCookieExchange)

It’s Food Blogger Love Cookie Exchange time again! This year I sent these Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies to three fellow bloggers. The recipe for these light, fluffy and flavorful Italian Christmas Cookies is so simple you’ll make them again and … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Cookies, Desserts, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 10 Comments

Shrimp Scampi – Lightened Up (#FishFridayFoodies)

This Lightened-Up Shrimp Scampi recipe is my contribution to this month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme: Seafood Pasta. No, that’s not pasta. It’s Zoodles! And since I lightened this traditional dish, the spiral-cut zucchini aided in that effort, but read on…there’s … Continue reading

Posted in Entrée, Fish, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Pasta, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Vegetables | 9 Comments

Three Ingredient Fudge Sauce – #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar – Giveaway

Today’s kickoff of the third annual food blogger celebration of all things chocolate, made possible thanks to our gold sponsor Imperial Sugar and the other sponsors, begins a week-long October Chocolate Festival #Choctoberfest! Not only a feast of chocolate recipes, … Continue reading

Posted in Brand Posts, Condiments, Desserts, Dips and Spreads, Holiday Cooking, Ice Cream, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Snacks | 14 Comments

Mango Avocado Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche (#foodbloggers4FL)

This Mango Avocado Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche recipe embodies most things I love about traveling to Florida and to the Caribbean. It’s my contribution to #foodbloggers4FL, in our campaign to raise awareness of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, and … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Entrée, Fish, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Salads, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Side Dishes | 12 Comments

Creamy Broccoli Mushroom Soup (#SoupSaturdaySwappers)

Homemade soups can be a delicious, nutritious and quick weeknight meal. That’s the theme for this month’s #SoupSaturdaySwappers, and this recipe for Creamy Broccoli Mushroom Soup is all of those things. 

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Grilled Arctic Char – Chili-Lime Cilantro Stuffed (#FishFridayFoodies)

Labor Day might be the official end of Summer, but it’s not time to put those grills away yet! This recipe for Arctic Char with coated inside and out with Chili-Lime Seasoning then stuffed with fresh lime slices and cilantro … Continue reading

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Shetland Hot Smoked Salmon Pâté and Oatcakes (#FishFridayFoodies)

This Shetland Hot Smoked Salmon Pâté recipe and Oatcakes are this month’s Fish Friday Foodies post. So…It’s the method of smoking the salmon that is hot, as opposed to the cold smoked method, and “oatcakes” aren’t cakes at all…they are crackers. … Continue reading

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Schnapps Peaches and Creamsicle (Boozy Pops)

This recipe for Schnapps Peaches and Creamsicles is the second installment in what I like to call Boozy Pops. Just for grown-ups, these popsicles are peachy and creamy, slightly boozy and the perfect way to thumb your nose at the … Continue reading

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