Why we love appetizer parties!

We love having friends over, and have been known to go a little over the top. But, you know, you can end up overwhelmed and recovery takes a while before you’re ready to do it again. Recently we’ve discovered you can have just as much (if not more) fun if you have friends over for…

Quick, Easy and Elegant Easter dessert!

My mom’s best friend has the perfect term for food projects like these, she says “Is this FESTIVE FOOD?” Well of course this culinary project is! This dessert takes less than 15 minutes to prepare and everyone is delighted at the sight (then the taste)! Chocolate covered “carrots” for Easter?! Yes, please! Ok, Ok, they’re…

“Plating” 101

After over 10 years of working in catering I have learned a thing or two about “beautiful food”, not only does the WOW factor increase if it tastes good but you’ll knock it out of the park by plating it like your dish deserves! Plating is truly an art, it combines creativity, flare, clean lines…

Pesto Pasta Salad with Peas..Yes, Please!

I attend potlucks ALL the time…mostly for work and I always dream big, yet have little time to actually make something fancy! Low and behold I have found a recipe that is potluck royalty. It’s a take on a Barefoot Contessa recipe yet I have simplified it to take less than 15 minutes from start…

Super food muffins

These muffins are delish! We made some yesterday morning and well, they’re ALL gone! They’re made with spinach, bananas (the browner the better to add a touch more sweetness!!) and vanilla protein powder. They’re refined sugar and flour free, making them the perfect pre or post workout snack, a healthy breakfast or the perfect mid…

Healthy “Super bowl” snacks!

The super bowl is one of the biggest eating days of the year second to Thanksgiving and Christmas! We typically leave our Super Bowl parties feeling tired, lethargic and well, just gross. Here are a few tasty and healthy snacks for the big game! 1. Roasted chickpeas- These are a great alternative to nuts, they’re…

Perfect and Quick breakfast

Good Morning Grace girls, I don’t know about you but we never seem to have enough time in the morning for breakfast, we’re making it out the door 5 minutes late and then can’t wait until noon rolls around for lunch. Breakfast is a very important meal, not only does it kick start your metabolism…

Merry Christmas!

From all of us here at GRACE girl we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year! Thank you for all your support and reading our posts, you truly are fabulous and we appreciate you SO much! Sending Christmas hugs to you and yours this holiday season.  And if…

Christmas crafts for the hostess!

Hello Grace girls! We’ve got back to back holiday parties this weekend and don’t just want to bring a conventinal hostess gift…This year we wanted to bring something ‘special’… this DIY takes less than 10 minutes and will have the host and hostess howling with laughter! REINDEER BEER here we come! Happy crafting! xx, gracegrl…

Classics

Here at Grace Girl we have a soft spot for the classics. Classics like the little black dress, the elegant and sophisticated red manicure and the regal ballet dancer bun. Here’s a fall “classic” that is oh so delicious, nutritious and will leave you wanting more. Now you’re thinking…what on earth could it be? Well,…

It’s Cocoa Protein Bite time!

Good Morning Grace Girls! We have been so anxious to share this recipe with you all! Simple, delicious and easy to make, they are sugar-free and guilt free! The perfect little snack pre or post workout or whenever you need a boost of energy! They also make a great hostess gift, dessert, we could go on…….

A healthy “truffle” treat…Need I say more?

Good Morning Grace girls! Fall is here…that means halloween is right around the corner. I don’t know about you but on Halloween I sometimes tend to over indulge on the sweet stuff one minute and then fall into a major sugar coma the next minute…don’t let that happen to you this year with these fabulous…