I'm excited to share this brand new crochet shawl today! The Chic and Strong Crescent Shawl has been off my hook for quite awhile now and is a FREE pattern from Red Heart Yarns! Last year right around the time my book, Step Into Crochet, came out, I was The Yarn Thing Podcast… Continue reading Chic and Strong Crescent Shawl Crochet Pattern – The Marly Bird One
FLASH SALE: Tuesday and Wednesday only...get the pattern for the Madrona Cardigan (pictured below) for just $1.00! http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/madrona-cardigan
It's here! One of my FAV months of the year and to celebrate we're going to have one heck of a sale to welcome in spring and say good bye to winter! Today and tomorrow buy any 3 patterns from my shop and you'll get $10 off! That's like buying 1 and getting 2 for… Continue reading Aprils No-Foolin Sale!
Today...another poem... Crochet. You're Knots. Get it? Have a great day y'all! -R
My book has a cover. I REPEAT. My book has a cover! This is such a MAJOR day! One of those kinds of days that you wait for and after months and months and months of waiting it is perfect. Y'all know I've been writing a book, Step into Crochet, for the last year or… Continue reading A Cover!
Written by Rohn Strong Buckwheat waffles are one of the few things I remember my father loving. He would rave over buckwheat pancakes and talk about how much 'better' they were than the regular bisquick pancakes I grew up on. These aint no bisquick pancakes...these are some gourmet waffles right here. Yesterday while getting ready… Continue reading Apple Pie Buckwheat Waffles
Written by Rohn Strong Y'all know I talk A LOT about juicing but it's for good reason. Juicing has changed my life. Today I wanted to share with y'all a few of the juice recipes I love. However, to get them you'll need to head follow me on Snapchat! I know, I know...I'm such a… Continue reading 3 Juice Recipes You’ll Love!
Written By Rohn Strong Every morning, for the past month, I've consumed one thing. Juice. It started as a cleanse but I liked the way my body felt so much that I decided to continue juicing and am LOVING the results. I've been able to reduce my migraines, lose a bit of weight, save time… Continue reading Who Needs Coffee? Drink Juice!
When you eat clean, you have to learn to season the heck out of your food. It's not that EVERYTHING tastes bad. It's more that you need to flavor the food in different ways just to make sure you don't get too bored. This season mix is one that I use every single day. I… Continue reading The Only Seasoning You’ll Ever Need!
Pastel Tres Leches Cake (otherwise known as the best dessert ever invented) is quite possibly my favorite dessert. Most of you know my love for all things Latin...and desserts are no different. While I love Pastel Tres Leches...Dairy and I just don't get along like we used to in my younger days. Let's just say… Continue reading Pastel Tres Leches Cake
Today I want to share with you the 5 most recent things I have bought for my creative business. I know, I know...kind of vapid BUT I hope that you'll be able to find some useful information AND it is always awesome to share with y'all the day to day of my work/home life. Prismacolor Premier… Continue reading 5 Things You Need This Week
Today I want to share with you my 'go-to' salad. It is the only thing I grab for when I'm sick of juice (gasp...I know) and want something a bit solid. It is packed with healthy fats, lots of fiber, a hit of lemon, and is as green as you can get. Now...I will say… Continue reading Brussels Sprouts and Avocado Salad
I'm a HUGE fan of Peanut Butter Cookies, have been for quite some time. I used to bake and eat them every day. Yup. Every single day. Well, that's not healthy no matter how you look at it. So, I needed an alternative. This recipe came about after really wanting to make a cookie that… Continue reading Protein Peanut Butter Cookies
I'll admit it. I had a tough time coming up with that title. Come on, though...what do I call this? BESIDES DELICIOUS? This is one of the easiest recipe's you'll ever make and there's enough for an army (or for a weeks worth of dinners if you usually cook for one or two). What do… Continue reading Tofu Ricotta and Marinara Pasta Bake
Yep. Brownies. Healthy. (kind of). There is just something about a brownie. It brings back feelings of happiness and home...a true comfort food. This recipe is an loose adaptation of another brownie recipe from King Arthur Flour. My version is made with a combination of almond and brown rice flour which makes it Gluten Free!… Continue reading (kind of) HEALTHY BROWNIES!
I've been juicing...and the entire time I've been promising y'all some recipes! Well, today is the day. So, let's get this out of the way. I'm juicing under the supervision of a doctor, as should you. I juice as part of a healthy diet and exercise program. I tend to do a 'juice fast' once… Continue reading Trio of Juices
I know...two pasta dishes in one week. Here me out...it's worth it. I have this thing for Spaghetti Carbonara. Like...a big thing. A few years ago...well more than a few...a friend made this dish for me. It was my first time eating something so good. I ran home to made it myself and was just… Continue reading Toasted Spaghetti Kindonara
Everyone has their own version of Marinara Sauce, right? Growing up I was relegated to eating that horrible red stuff that comes in the glass jar and flavored with simply...MEAT. What kind of flavor is that anyway? Don't I want a tomato sauce to taste like...you know...tomatoes? Not...meat? Or a sorry substitute for it? So,… Continue reading House Marinara Sauce
So, here's the thing. I've been on, what most call, a juice fast! I'm just drinking healthy juices for 60 days. Fun right? I think so! Next week I'll be posting some wonderful juice recipes. Today, however, is FAST FRIDAY! Have I got a FAST recipe for you! In fact it took me longer to… Continue reading Choco Energy Balls
I love Apple Pie, but not any old Apple Pie. The truth? I hate tart things. Tart apples give me all of the grief. My cheeks invert, my tongue smacks, and my teeth hurt. I hate tart. I grew up in Michigan, and the apples were aplenty. In the south, it is much of the… Continue reading Apple Pie…For Breakfast
Today, I am here to admit something. I have a problem. Popcorn. I've been addicted to popcorn since childhood. I can remember my Nana making popcorn balls at Christmastime and sneaking them at night. This crunchy treat is my weakness. I love the salty, buttery, and crunchiness each bite rewards me with. Now I'm craving… Continue reading A Popcorn to Die For
I would like to subtitle this blog..."How to Make a Perfect Frittata". Okay, I don't know if it is the perfect frittata but it is really...really...really good. It includes some of our favorite ingredients in my kitchen. Mushrooms. Asparagus. Shallot. Garlic. Jalapeño. Eggs. Salt. Why do we love these ingredients? Well, it may be a… Continue reading Asparagus and Shallot Frittata