Posts by: Elise Schwartz

Cucumber Raspberry Mint Salad

I know, I know, it sounds weird to enjoy garlic with raspberries.  But seriously, this salad is delicious!  It’s a spin off of the classic cucumber garlic mint salad.  Mine is refreshing and savory at the same time.  Give the dressing and cucumbers 24 hours in the fridge to blend together, then add the raspberries…

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How To: Eye Makeup Remover

I LOVE this DIY eye makeup remover.  For a while there, I was just using plain old olive oil to remove my makeup, but found it left my eyes extremely oily afterward, even after cleansing.  This is the perfect eye makeup remover blend.  It takes care of stubborn eye liner and mascara.  I use the…

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Key Lime Pudding

So I’ve had a bit of a rough week here food-wise.  Dave and I attended an event this past weekend that had us there 8am-8pm both Saturday and Sunday.  In all the fun and work, we forgot to do our meal plan and go grocery shopping!!!  Monday came and we had that YIKES moment!  Neither…

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Zucchini Casserole

Still getting used to having fresh organic produce so early in the year.  Living in a warmer climate definitely has its benefits!  This side dish is great with grilled chicken. Zucchini CasseroleServes 6 2 tsp coconut oil2 medium organic green zucchini, sliced into 1/2″ pieces4 organic scallions, thinly sliced4 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp dried marjoram1…

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Questions Answered: Aches & Pains During Pregnancy

Laura commented on yesterday’s post, Exercises During Pregnancy.  I thought she had a great question, and found myself giving her a full on consultative response.  Wanted to share with everyone as this may benefit many of you.  Here’s Laura’s question: “Love these Elise. Can you recommend any (or others) that will aid in pelvic aches…

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Exercises During Pregnancy

I’m back!  Wah, it’s been way too long since my last post!!  Hope you all had splendid Easter celebrations and that spring has graced your backyard by now..  (My poor family and friends in MN and MI are still suffering from snow!) Well, we made it to Charlotte, NC safe and sound.  And let me…

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Preparing for Easter

One quick post before I fizzle off into the world of packing the rest of the week as we prepare for our move to Charlotte, NC on Friday!  I’ve been getting quite a few emails with specific Easter menu and event planning questions.  Didn’t want to leave you hanging.  Don’t worry guys!!  It’s really easy…

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Spring Menu Planner e-Books

Hello Friends! Just wanted to give you an update on the spring themed menu planners I had promised you.  I’ve recently put the finishing touches on the Easter Menu Planner and Mother’s Day Menu Planner e-Books.  Per request, the recipes that you will find within each are listed below. I must say, while I only…

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6 Ways to Dress Up Asparagus

6 Ways to Dress Up Asparagus

Ahhhhhhh, spring is officially here!  I love walking into the grocery store to see a well stocked shelf of fresh, organic asparagus spears!  It is one of my most favorite veggies, and I certainly eat my fill of it while it’s in season these next few months, and then I miss it the rest of…

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We are moving!

Charlotte, North Carolina, here we come! Ever since we found out Baby Schwartz is on the way, we’ve been doing some hard thinking and praying about our career plans and life in the next 9 months (now down to just 5 months left til baby arrives!).  God has definitely been guiding us.  Pieces of life’s…

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