¡Feliz Pascua de Resurrección!

¡Feliz Pascua de Resurrección!

Greetings from sunny Mexico! I hope you all have a fabulous Easter Sunday! Eat lots of chocolate bunnies and Reese’s Eggs for me, but most of all, enjoy this time with your family 🙂 I don’t know how people expect me to come home 😉 Advertisements

Skinny Crock Pot Taco Chili

Skinny Crock Pot Taco Chili

In the spirit of my week long Mexican vacation, I give you: Skinny Taco Chili. I was inspired to make this because a couple weeks ago I stumbled across an idea for taco soup. I took that idea and ran with it. I made this with stuff just lying in my pantry, screaming to be … Continue reading

Monster Pretzel Cookies

Monster Pretzel Cookies

Set all of your Spring Break dieting aside for just a second. You’re going to want to cheat for just one day with these cookies! They’re loaded with peanut M&M’s, salty pretzels, and yummy white chocolate and they’re seriously irresistible. I called them ‘Monster’ Pretzel Cookies because they really are monstrous. I’m thinking I’ll have … Continue reading

¡Adiós! I’m off to Mexico!

¡Adiós! I’m off to Mexico!

I’m shippin’ out, folks. I’ll be in the glorious Cancun, Mexico until April 4th! I’m so pumped. I never was that kid who went on the crazy Mexican Spring Break adventure (for my Spring Break I went to Paris and ate crepes under the Eiffel Tower. Seriously though. I’m that kid) so needless to say … Continue reading

Peanut Crunch

Peanut Crunch

  My mother and sister are peanut butter fiends. I bet if you put peanut butter on a shoe and they would eat it. Seriously. Its kind of a problem. Now I’m not the biggest peanut butter fan, but this recipe actually has me sold. With hints of butterscotch and actual peanuts mixed throughout, I’m … Continue reading

Avocado Egg Rolls

Avocado Egg Rolls

Okay, this recipe combines the two loves of my culinary life when I’m feeling ballsy: avocados and deef fried things. I’ve been told these are similar to avocado rolls at The Cheesecake Factory, but unfortunately I’ve never been there to devour those. These actually aren’t that bad for you. Sure, they sound like a fatty … Continue reading

Liebster Award: Embracing New Bloggers

Liebster Award: Embracing New Bloggers

Aww, my second blogging award! I’d like to thank my family, friends, my third grade teacher Mrs. Carson, my best friend from 7th grade.. kidding, kidding. No egotistical rants here! I’m just excited this blog has received such great feedback in the little time its existed. So thank you, bloggers, followers, commenters, Pinterest stumblers, and … Continue reading

Chicken Pad Thai: Our Growing Edge Challenge

Chicken Pad Thai: Our Growing Edge Challenge

So everyone who knows me, knows I love a good challenge. Genie from Bunny. Eats. Design. emailed me, asking me to participate in the Our Growing Edge blog challenge. The challenge was to make something food-related and blog about it. Perfect! Considering I made a Food Bucket List recently and there was one item on … Continue reading

Grain Free & Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Grain Free & Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s not an oxymoron or a typo, folks. These Chocolate Chip Cookies really are healthy! They’re grain-free, gluten-free, and actually packed with energy. They’re also nearly guilt-free (sans chocolate chips). The secret ingredient? Chickpeas! Health nuts, rejoice! Here’s my Grain Free & Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 16-oz can of chickpeas, rinsed … Continue reading

Adventures in Jam Making

Adventures in Jam Making

By now its no secret that I love baking with blueberries. I have a stockpile of “fresh-frozen” blueberries from last summer and I’ve been trying my best to brighten up this winter by throwing them in anything and everything. I’ve never made jam, jelly, preserves, or canned anything for that matter, so I decided to … Continue reading