Edamame and Kale Piña Colada Smoothie

Kale and Edamame Smoothie (4 of 4)

Last week I received an interesting email from  Williams-Sonoma (if you haven't shopped there before you should definitely check them out... they have everything a you need to make your kitchen functional and fancy - www.williams-sonoma.com).  Anyway, they are having a smoothie week and presented me with an interesting challenge.  Make a "Not Your Typical Smoothie" recipe - it could be an unusual … [Read more...]

Black Pepper and Asparagus Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

After quick a few cookie recipes I think it's time to post something a little healthier!  I made this quick salad the other day for lunch and it was so fresh and delicious I just knew I had to post about it.  The crunchy asparagus and prosciutto go great with the pasta.  The dressing is awesome - a zesty mix of mayo and citrus.   This salad was exactly what I needed after days upon days of … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

As Christmas fast approaches I realized it's time to get my cooking baking in gear lest my guests arrive at my house to a sad spread of store bought cookies.  While flipping through some magazines and books for inspiration I came across chocolate cookies with peppermint kisses on top.  While those didn't seem appealing I remembered the peanut butter cookies with the chocolate kiss toppers. … [Read more...]

Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies

Hello Everyone!  I fretted a lot about what recipe to use for my first post back after such a long break.  Deciding on the perfect post with the perfect pictures seemed so crucial.  After much, much, much thought I decided that... I should post something Christmasy because it's that Christmasy time of year.   Luckily it has been Christmas cookie central at my house for the last few weeks so I had … [Read more...]

Cooking by Moonlight’s Brand New Look!

Old Site New Site

You know how sometimes you'll get a call from an old friend, one you haven't spoke to in ages?  You'll answer the phone and talk for hours... almost like you were never apart.  I hope that's how this post finds you.  It's been ages hasn't it?  I'm sure you have changed and you'll notice so have I!  The brand spanking new website here at Cooking by Moonlight took me quite a while to get together … [Read more...]