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sparkle kitchen: "play with your food"

Do you remember the scene from A Christmas Story where the little brother makes a mountain out of his mashed potatoes and then the mother encourages him to eat the food like a little piggy? I'm not suggesting you ask your kids that they smash their faces in their dinner plates — but I am inviting you to play with your food. The recipes this week are all about getting tactile and creative with food. Here are nine Sparkle recipes to help you get more playful in the kitchen....

sparkle kitchen: four sparkly cakes for celebrations

We’re so excited about our website launch that we’re in the mood for celebrating. We pulled together all of our best “cake” recipes. We've got every kind of cake you can imagine. Cheesecakes, cupcakes, gluten-free cakes and more. Now we just have to choose....

sparkle kitchen: Four Sparkly Valentines Treats

Valentine's Day is the best time to bring out all the red and pink foods. Think strawberries, cherries, and mixed berries. Valentine's Day is also a great day to make a sweet treat for anyone you love and appreciate. Here are four of our favorites....

sparkle kitchen: Breakfast with Martin & Sylvia

This week we've been highlighting the Martin & Sylvia series and today I present you with four beautiful and "so so so good" breakfast recipes taken from the Martin & Sylvia stories. Martin and Sylvia eat so many yummy things, don’t they? Particularly at breakfast time! All of these reciepes are very healthy and easy to make. So come have breakfast with our favorite brother and sister duo....

sparkle kitchen: 4 get cozy winter recipes

I love all things Scandinavian and that includes the idea of hygge — the art of being cozy. This week I wanted inspire you all to get cozy as we get ready for the Winter Solstice and Christmas. Take time with these Sparkle recipes to have a hot drink and something really yummy and warming to eat in the afternoon. Invite some friends or family over and relax....