Engagement Cookies!

Engagement Sugar Cookies | Life, Love, and Good Food

Our family is very excited and proud to announce our daughter’s engagement! I’m officially a MOB–Mother-of-the-Bride-to-be! Over Christmas break, D. discussed his plans with John and keeping the secret for those few short weeks was more difficult than I expected. He wanted to surprise our girl with the proposal and with an engagement party with family and friends at his parents’ home […]

Italian Potato Broccoli Soup

Italian Potato Broccoli Soup | Life, Love, and Good Food

If you’re snowed in there’s nothing more comforting than a hearty bowl of homemade soup. Italian Potato Broccoli Soup is a creamy, filling soup recipe that’s really versatile because several ingredients can be substituted and you’ll still end up with a yummy meal. It all begins by sautéing onion, garlic, and proscuitto in a little […]

Peppery Cheese Bread

Peppery Cheese Bread | Life, Love, and Good Food

All you need is a piping hot bowl of soup and a healthy slice of Peppery Cheese Bread to make a delicious winter supper. This quick bread is super simple to make and can be made from ingredients that you probably already have on hand. With just the right amount of spice, it makes a great compliment […]

Banana Nut Muffins & True Confessions

Banana Nut Muffins | Life, Love, and Good Food

Happy Monday! I don’t know about you, but my life has been absolutely crazy lately! The holidays were literally a blur, and January hasn’t slowed down one little bit! Am I the only one who feels like I’m running around in circles and getting nowhere? Please tell me that I’m not alone! Today, feeling a little […]

Sweet Potato Skins


A couple of weeks ago we were visiting our girls in Nashville and enjoyed Saturday brunch at The Row, a 30-year old establishment in the heart of Vanderbilt. For some reason, I really wasn’t in the mood for typical breakfast food and so their Sweet Potato Skins caught my eye. They were delicious! I enjoyed […]

Figgy Blue Cheese Salad

Figgy Blue Cheese Salad | Life, Love, and Good Food

The New Year calls for a new salad recipe, right? Well, I think you’re gonna love Figgy Blue Cheese Salad,  a combination inspired by a new restaurant in our area, Fresh 2 Order. For my salad, I made a homemade balsamic vinaigrette and candied pecans, but this salad could be easily created using your favorite bottled balsamic dressing and Diamond Glazed […]

Pepperoni Pesto Pizza & Homemade Pizza Dough

Pepperoni Pesto Pizza | Life, Love, and Good Food

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but as always my opinions are 100% my own. We love making pizza at home and have been experimenting with baking on pizza stones and even on the grill last summer. My challenge has always been making the dough for a homemade crust (with yeast). Frankly, it’s always seemed like […]

30-Minute Meal: Italian Chicken Pot Pie

Italian Chicken Potpie | Life, Love, and Good Food

Italian Chicken Pot Pie takes a fresh spin on the classic comfort food and can be on your dinner table in just 30 minutes! Jump start this meal with a rotisserie chicken from your favorite grocery store and simply add sautéd onions, zucchini, cannelloni beans, and Italian-style tomatoes with a basil biscuit topping. 

Best Recipes of 2014

2014 Top Ten Recipes | Life, Love, and Good Food

Wow! Is it really twenty-fifteen? Sorry, but this just seems unreal to me! 2014 was a whirlwind! This weekend I’ve been reflecting on my past year of blogging and thought it would be fun to do a recap of a couple of highlights from my year and share the top ten recipes from Life, Love, and Good Food. Before I dive in, though, […]

Molasses and Apples Baked Brie

Molasses and Apples Baked Brie. A simple, yet elegant appetizer that's sure to impress any party guest - ready in just 15 minutes! | Life, Love, and Good Food

Just in time for New Year’s Eve, here’s a simple, yet elegant appetizer that’s sure to impress any party guest – Molasses and Apples Baked Brie! Never mind if you’re rushing home from work to make the party, this dish is ready in just 15 minutes, start to finish!